Month: March 2019

Five-time European Tour winner Mikko Ilonen is retiring from competitive golf at 39 to focus on “my family and my own well being.” The undisputed greatest golfer in Finland’s history made the announcement on his website on Wednesday. Among his accomplishments, Ilonen became the first Finnish golfer to play in the Masters in 2001. Later
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In a lot of ways, golf has changed since my grandfather, Claude Harmon, was giving lessons in the 1960s and ’70s. Equipment is massively different, and athletes playing on the PGA Tour barely resemble the crowd Jack and Arnie were dominating during the Lyndon Johnson administration. But the lessons he shared in magazines such as
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ABOUT Trouble down the right side is a game-changer for many golfers. They see the trees, the water, the sand—whatever—and they consciously or subconsciously do all they can to keep from going right. But the things they do rarely prevent a slice, and sometimes even make it worse. In these five videos, Golf Digest Best
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Lee Westwood’s played just once in the last six weeks, a T-33 at the WGC-Mexico Championship in late February. And it’s a schedule, or strategy, that’s produced dividends. On Monday, tournament officials announced the field for next week’s WGC-Match Play, a field predicated off the top 64 players in the Official Golf World Ranking. Westwood,
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Welcome to the Dew Sweeper, your one-stop shop to catch up on the weekend action from the golf world. From the professional tours, trending news, social media headlines and upcoming events, here’s every golf-related thing you need to know for the morning of March 18. Rory silences doubters They started as whispers, amplifying in audibility
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Investing in a set of irons takes know-how and legwork. You need to shop around, do comparison testing and get fitted to make sure you’re achieving the best-possible performance from the irons you finally select. One part of the process is easy, though: Choosing TaylorMade. It offers an iron model for every kind of player
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