Posts Tagged ‘ US Open ’

G-Mac To Represent Ireland In Olympics


Northern Ireland’s Graeme McDowell has revealed he expects to play for Ireland at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio if he is selected. McDowell represented Ireland in November’s World Cup in Melbourne, ruling out the option of playing for Team GB in Brazil. Jason Day’s final round 70 secured the win for Australia – who had been favourites with Betfair to win the tournament going into the weekend.

Olympic rules state that he could only play for Team GB if three years have passed since representing Ireland. So while athletes born in Northern  Ireland are eligible to represent Great Britain or Ireland at Olympic Games, McDowell has now pledged his allegiance to the Irish in Brazil. Continue reading

Tiger Ready To Rule In 2014


World number one, Tiger Woods, believes next year’s major venues will give him a superb chance of ending his five-year major championship drought. The 14-time Major winner has returned to the top of the game in 2013 despite not winning a Major, picking up five titles this year, including two World Golf Championships.

While Woods will be the favourite for all four majors with those who bet on golf, there is added reason the American is confident of adding to his 14 major titles next year, with the 37-year-old returning to happy hunting grounds in all four host venues.  Continue reading