Adam Scott wants Olympic Games to remain for amateurs

Golf is all set to make its much awaited return to the Olympic Games in the summer of 2016 when the greatest show on Earth hits Brazil and Rio de Janeiro, but if it were up to him, former world number one Adam Scott would ensure only amateurs played in the event.

Luke Donald

Luke Donald is a professional English golfer and a former world number one, currently playing in two of the biggest golf tours in the world, the United States of America based US PGA Tour and the European Tour.

A Good Performance In The PGA Can Take Mickelson To Ryder’s Cup

The last major championship of the golf gets underway. For some it is last major titles while for some of the US players the tour can be a direct entry to the Ryder cup team. As the Ryder cup team for US has been announced there is a spot for some players yet to be achieved and this tour will help the captain Watson to decide on the player those who will make it to the team representing US in the famous Ryder cup. Phil Mickelson is among the names those who are looking for the top 9 spots to qualify for the Ryder cup team.

Matt Kuchar withdrew his name from PGA due to injury

The final major championship of golf is on its way and one of the major concerns for the fans is the growing injury list of golfers. Matt Kuchar the golfer from US withdrew his name from the PGA tour. His decision of withdrawing his name came as he was facing a bad back just before the start of the tour. This was a bad news for the world of golf as the player is ranked number 6 in the world ranking of golfers. His absence will be felt at the PGA tour for sure as a player of his calibre would have been a great challenge for others.

When The Rains Helped Adam Scott

Australia’s Adam Scott was a happy man when he walked out of the course on Thursday evening at the U. S Open. He scored a 3 under 67 to be the second on the list just after Germany’s Martin Kaymer. He told Reuters that he could have got a 70 on the score card, but the conditions were not the easiest ones for the game that morning. Scott opened with a 73 when he started on Thursday afternoon.

Jim Furyk, The Probable Slowest Player In Golf, Not Kevin Na

Of late Kevin Na has been much in talk because of his slow play in PGA Tour. However a second contender has risen to give his poster boy position for slow playing. This has raised a question as to whether he is at all PGA Tour’s slowest player. During an interesting conversation between Arron Oberholser and Brandel Chamblee on Saturday Morning they agreed that Kevin Na’s position is being seriously targeted and he is no longer the slowest golfer on the tour.

Adam Scott hails his generation

In what could be interpreted as a complete disregard for world number one Tiger Woods, the reigning Masters champion Adam Scott has stated that his generation of players is no longer worried by the influence of the world number one.

Woods won five titles five titles in 2013 but he failed to win a single major title leaving him on fourteen titles. The last time he managed to win a major was back in 2008 and for a player of the caliber of Woods to be on such a barren spell is something that hasn’t gone down well with his fans.

Scott Is Getting Ready To Defend His Masters

The Masters Golf Tournament is a major professional golf championship held in the Augusta National Golf Club (Augusta, USA). Ever since 1934, Masters Tournament is taking place every year and many popular golfers such as Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, Arnold Palmer, Jimmy Demaret, Nick Faldo, Phil Mickelson etc have won the tournament more than once.

Presidents Cup golf

The Presidents Cup’s status can be measured by one of the top goals for the International team. It just wants it to be close. About the only upheaval the Presidents Cup has offered in recent times was Woody Austin dropping in the water with Robert Allenby charging Anthony Kim of a huge night out in San Francisco. Tiger having to confront his old caddie in a starting match few weeks after Steve Williams gave a racially tough comment regarding him.

Woods will not overhaul Nicklaus

Scottish golfer Colin Montgomerie believes that Jack Nicklaus’ record of 18 major championship wins is safe from the hands of Tiger Woods. The former captain of the European Ryder Cup team was clear enough when he stated that Tiger has no chance of overtaking Nicklaus’ long standing record of 18 wins in the major championships and going one better.