Graeme McDowell is a professional golfer who hails from the British territory of Northern Ireland who is currently a member of both the PGA Tour as well as the European Tour.
The Northern Irishman’s claim to fame was when he went on to win the US Open in 2010 at Pebble Beach, ending a 40 year drought for European golfers at the tournament and breaking the monotony of the American golfers in the event.
Jason Dufner is a professional golfer who hails from the United States of America and is currently plying his trade in the US PGA Tour.
Dufner has won two titles on the US PGA Tour but the closest he came to making a huge splash in the world of gold was in 2011 when he lost in the playoff of The PGA Championship to Keegan Bradley. Born in Cleveland in Ohio, Dufner moved a lot when he was a youngster, first to Washington DC and then again to Fort Lauderdale in Florida.
Barrack Obama, the president of the United States of America experienced how professional golf is played at the highest level when he teed off with former world number one and one of the greatest golfers in the world Tiger Woods.
The current second ranked golfer is trying to rebuilding his image after a messy divorce in 2010 tarnished much of reputation. Obama, on the other hand, is an avid golfer who loves playing on the weekends and along with Woods, who recently won his 75th professional title played together for the first time at the Floridian Yacht and Golf Club.
Two of Europe’s top Ryder Cup golfers - Martin Kaymer and Justin Rose are really determined to distant Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, in the HSBC Abu Dhabi Championship which is all to begin tomorrow.
Both Martin Kaymer and Justin Rose are headed in their very first event of the year feeling quite confident that they could be in the mix against the star pair as well as the new Nike stablemates in Abu Dhabi.
On Tuesday, it was announced that former World number one golfer from Germany Martin Kaymer will play more golf in the United States in 2013 season. The German golfer will take up the member ship of PGA Tour membership in January and he is eligible to do that because of his PGA Championship win at Whistling Straits in the year 2010.
This week’s WGC – HSBC Championship is going to be the bull’s eye for Martin Kaymer who is looking forward to win the same with style. Almost 12 months ago, Kaymer went on to win his first World Golf Championships.
The German golfer Martin Kaymer has been selected the 10th member of the Ryder Cup team of Europe. They will be competing against the United States next month at the Ryder Cup. Kaymer’s selection was doubtful as Nicolas Colsaerts of Belgium was in the race as he fought for the first two spots in the Johnnie Walker Championship.
World number 4 Lee Westwood has hired Tony Johnstone of Zimbabwe, a former player on the Tour from the African country with quite a remarkable story to help him with his short game on the greens.
Westwood has not been going through the best patches of form and although he has managed to remain within the top 10, it is has been put down to the inconsistency of others than his own performances.
Veteran golfer Greg Norman has urged Aussie golfer Adam Scott to get over the heartache suffered at the British Championship recently and build some momentum with a PGA Tour win.
The Great White Shark of golf had a long chat with his protégé on Sunday, the 22nd of July after watching the 32 year old blow a 5 shot lead to lose the famous Claret Jug to veteran Ernie Els by a single stroke.
Australia's Fabrizio Zanotti and Marcus Fraser shared their lead at BMW International Open after respective 64s, when home hero Martin Kaymer ended the 1st round 7 shots off the tempo.
Marcus Fraser’s all-round play was really impressive: fifteen greens were detected in the regulation, twelve of fourteen fairways were struck and only twenty-five swings were required as he hit 8 birdies - including 4 on the run.
Fabrizio Zanotti was less coherent compared his co-leader, blending seven birdies along with 2 eagles, one bogey as well as a double bogey.