John Senden Scores An Albatross

Cal on Sunday, 6th Sep 2009

It’s hard enough getting a birdie or an eagle for a lot of players, never mind an albatross.

John Senden managed this one at the at the second hole of the 2009 Deutsche Bank Championship in the second round. Not sure why the Americans refer to it as a double eagle though.

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Proving that there’s hope for almost all of us, Daniel Gaunt has qualifies for The Open Championship. Ranked 1210 in the world, and struggling a bit, the Victorian gave himself 3 weeks to make some money from professional golf or give up the game. Let’s hope this is a good kick start to getting his [...]

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2009 U.S. Open Prize Money

Cal on Tuesday, 23rd Jun 2009

Deciding how to spread a cool US$7 million amongst the final days players at the 2009 U.S. Open can’t be an easy task I’m sure… Anyway, the breakdown comes out as follows: (Australians in bold) 1 – Lucas Glover $1,350,000 T2 – Phil Mickelson $559,830 T2 – David Duval $559,830 T2 – Ricky Barnes $559,830 [...]

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Surprising everyone, except perhaps himself, Adam Scott is sitting at two under about halfway through the second round and is tied for sixth. Watching the telecast this morning, and what limited shots there were of him, he seemed very relaxed, even sharing low fives with Sergio after both birdied the 12th in their first round. [...]

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Stuart Appleby on Twitter

Cal on Friday, 19th Jun 2009

Okay, who isn’t on Twitter at the U.S. Open? You can follow Stuart over here. His latest entry – My pools drier then BethPage right now. Wetter then an otters pocket. Poor spectators will be in slop by the end of tomorrow.

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2009 U.S. Open Golf

Cal on Friday, 19th Jun 2009

Not a great start to the U.S. Open at Bethpage Black. Only half the field has got a start and they are spread from the 2nd to the 11th, before play was halted due to torrential rain. Ian Poulter has a good photo of the practice putting green that you could probably row over… Actually [...]

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Virtual U.S. Open Championship

Cal on Wednesday, 13th May 2009

Missed qualifying for the 2009 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black? Want to see how you would go if you were to play the course? Well now you can. Sort of. From the 25th May 2009 to 21st June 2009 you can go to the official site of the U.S. Open and play qualifying rounds for [...]

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Prize Money for The Masters 2009

Cal on Monday, 13th Apr 2009

Always a popular thing for people to look for, so for a full list see Augusta.com The top 10 were: 1 Angel Cabrera $1,350,000 2 Chad Campbell $660,000 2 Kenny Perry 4 Shingo Katayama $360,000 5 Phil Mickelson $300,000 6 John Merrick $242,813 6 Steve Flesch 6 Tiger Woods 6 Steve Stricker 10 Hunter Mahan [...]

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Australians On Tour Wrapup – European Tour

Cal on Tuesday, 23rd Dec 2008

Aussie Golfer and TYIG bring you the final wrapup for the year in the shape of the European Tour. This week Aussie Golfer has done an excellent summary. Overall, 2008 will be looked back on as a very disappointing year for Australian golfers on the Euro Tour. The Euro tour stretches far and wide these [...]

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Australians On Tour Wrapup – PGA Tour

Cal on Thursday, 18th Dec 2008

This week The Year In Golf and Aussie Golfer have a look at the PGA Tour. It was fair to say that after 2008, big things were expected from the Aussies in 2009. Unfortunately they failed to materialise, with only two wins being put on the board in 2009. We had to wait until March [...]

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