Francesco Molinari steered a steady course through a wild afternoon of nailbiting tension at the British Open to become the first Italian major champion.
Three-time champion Tiger Woods proved he's still got what it takes as he rolled back the years on Saturday, roaring into contention at the British Open with a sizzling third-round 66 at Carnoustie.
The cream of the world's golfers can expect a fiery Carnoustie this week but the Scottish links is unlikely to live up to its Car-nasty nickname of old.
With eight wins and a half, Duncan Croudis (Otago) headed the list of winners in the men's Metropolitan pennant series which concluded with his team winning the final on Saturday.
Having led the men’s Metropolitan pennant series from the outset, the Otago Club team finished in style beating St Clair Blue 5-1 in the 2018 final at Balmacewen on Saturday.
American Brooks Koepka putted brilliantly to become the first US Open champion in 29 years to successfully defend his title.
Ian Poulter and Scott Piercy shared the first-round clubhouse lead in brutal conditions at the US Open.
A strong finish by the top players helped St Clair Blue beat Taieri Lakes 5-1 in the semifinal of the men’s Metropolitan senior A pennant series at St Clair on Saturday.
New Zealanders Ryan Fox and Tim Wilkinson have qualified for the US Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club next week.
St Clair Blue will host the Taieri Lakes team in the semifinal of the men’s Metropolitan Senior A pennant series after beating Otago by a 4-2 margin at St Clair on Saturday.
Jack Nicklaus has backed Tiger Woods to eclipse his major championship winning record despite admitting he thought the 42-year-old's career was over after spinal fusion surgery last year.
Although there is one round robin match to play, Otago, Taieri Lakes and St Clair Blue are guaranteed places in the playoffs of the Metropolitan men’s Senior A pennant series.
Otago Boys' High School qualified for the national intercollegiate final in Palmerston North in October after beating Southland Boys' High School by 32 shots at Balmacewen yesterday.
St Clair Blue is set to make the semifinal playoff after beating the Chisholm Links team 3 to 2 at St Clair on Saturday.