It will surely go down as one of the great pars of the 2018 European Tour season. Or any season really.
Maybe “59” isn’t magic number it once was; Drew Nesbitt posts one in Brazil Open a day after Oliver Fisher’s in Portugal Masters
There was a time not long ago that 59 was a magic number in golf, but in the wake of two of them posted on professional tours in less than 24 hours, maybe it’s time to recalibrate what is considered magical.
You would hardly have known how historic the moment was with the nonchalant way Oliver Fisher tapped in his par putt on the 18th hole at Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course on Friday.
Earlier this summer Gullane Golf Club in East Lothian was hit with gale force winds caused by Storm Hector, causing a hospitality tent set up for the Scottish Open to be swept away by high winds. A similar act of destruction hit Scotland this week, this time at the Home of Golf.
One shot ahead after three rounds and still clear after 14 holes on the final day, Chris Wood for a long time looked the most likely winner of the KLM Open.
After a 2017 golf season that saw several high-profile players change caddies, 2018 has been relatively quiet on the looper front.
Trophies are the most tangible sign of success for professional golfers. So what do they do with all the hardware they win?
Thomas Pieters was the breakout star for Europe at the 2016 Ryder Cup.
As good as Rory McIlroy is at driving a golf ball, he might be just as good at driving a car.
Matt Fitzpatrick’s consolation for missing out on the Ryder Cup? A repeat win at Omega European Masters
He made hard work of it, but for the second straight year Matt Fitzpatrick is the Omega European Masters champion.
Courses that host professional events often have a special place to honour their champions, and Switzerland’s Crans-sur-Sierre Golf Club is no exception.