After 165 attempts, 36 year-old Lumberton, North Carolina native William McGirt finally won on the PGA Tour. And when he did, it was in a tournament hosted by the legend Jack Nicklaus. The field also included the top three golfers in the World rankings.Continue reading “McGirt Claims Maiden PGA Tour Victory”
The Englisman has been playing very well of late on the PGA Tour, which included a very impressive 7th placed finish at this year’s Master in Augusta behind fellow-Englishman Danny Willett. Continue reading “Nordea Masters Victory For Fitzpatrick “
Novak Djokovic completed a career Grand Slam, finally, after overcoming his old rival Andy Murray in the final at Roland Garros.
After reaching the final in Paris on four occasions, including today, he finally got his hands on the trophy. Continue reading “Grand Slam Number 12 For Djokovic “
22 year-old Spaniard Garbine Muguruza won her maiden Grand Slam by beating World Number 1 Serena Williams, who was hoping to win her 22nd slam, 7-5 6-4 to claim the French Open title at Roland Garros.Continue reading “Muguruza Denies Serena History”
The ‘Master of Rosewell House’, Dermot Weld finally won the Epsom Derby. His Harzand, owned by the Aga Khan and ridden by his stable jockey Pat Smullen took the honours in style. He beat two Aidan O’Brien trained horses, favourite US Army Ranger and Idaho, in an Irish 1-2-3.Continue reading “Derby Success For Weld”
Newmarket 1000 Guineas heroine Minding showed her true class in winning the Investec Oaks at Epsom by 1 3/4 lengths from Architecture in second, with Harlequeen a further 8 lengths back in third.
The 10/11 favourite found trouble in running on a couple of occasions, but jockey Ryan Moore eventually found room, and wore down Architecture on the run to the line. It was a superb run from Aidan O’Brien’s filly, coming only 12 days after failing to win the Irish 1000 Guineas at the Curragh. On that occasion she finish 2nd to Jet Setting, after hitting her face off the stalls while trying to anticipate the start.Continue reading “Brilliant Minding Wins Oaks”