European Tour Weekly: June 1, 2016
European Tour Weekly previews the 2016 Nordea Masters being played at Bro Hof Slott Golf Club in Stockholm, Sweden.
Noren leads in Dubai; McIlroy two back
First round highlights of 2016 Omega Dubai Desert Classic, where Alexander Noren holds a one shot lead at 6-under.
McIlroy fights sluggish start with 6 birdies
Rory McIlroy shot a first round 68 at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic. Watch highlights from the early action.
Nordea Masters: Noren holds 54-hole lead
Get caught up with the third round highlights from the 2015 Nordea Masters.
Lingmerth to No. 71; U.S. Open bubble watch
Sweden's David Lingmerth and Alexander Noren have moved up to Nos. 71 and 70 in the Official World Golf Ranking thanks to their wins at the Memorial and Nordea Masters, respectively.
Golfing World: Noren battling back from 2014 injury season
Golfing World chats with Alex Noren, who is battling back strongly from a disappointing 2014 season which was hugely effected by injury problems. Watch Golfing World every Wednesday on Golf Channel.nervous, you know, I really missed everything about pro tour and the European tour , and my friends out here. You know, and at the same time, I mean I had a good time, I was withundoubted high point since returning was his outstanding performance at the 2015 Dubai Desert Classic finishing second to world number one, Rory McIlroy. My form was getting better and, every day the, you know, for the previous two weeks, si I, I really felt like. Something good was gonna happen. You know, in, in Dubai I practiced well. In the beginning of Sunday, I had no, you, no thoughts about winning, and I got off to a good start and, you know, I had a good round. But I, I never even thought of winning so but it was nice. European tour wins in Wales, Switzerland, and Sweden took him to within touching distance of the World's top 50. And Alex has a plan
Near ace, eagle hole-out and course record in Thailand
Michael Hoey shot a course-record 64 to take the first-round lead at the 2015 True Thailand Classic.Had a fascinating opening day, among the favorites. Pre-tournament favorite anyway. Denmark's Thomas Bjorn , European rider cup star, 15 European tour events and a beautiful tee shot. Almost a hole in one at the 3rd, the par three having started at the 10th hole. He went eventually around in 69, three under, matched by this man Thongchai Jaidee on home soil in Thailand. A birdie for him at the fourth as well. And, also as I say a 69 to another veteran. Miguel Angel Jimenez , around I beg your pardon, 51 years of age and the highlight of his round today, his second into the par four
Noren leads by 1 in Seoul
Alexander Noren shot a 69 on day 3 of the Ballantine’s Championship to lead by 1 at 9 under par. Mike Ritz brings you all the round 3 action from South Korea.Ritz here to wrap up day 3 of the Ballantine's Championship, the European tour playing in South Korea. World number 7 Louis Oosthuizen started the day 3 shots off the lead and he got it going early and it looked like he was gonna takethe day for him, 68 he post 8 under. 33 year old Scott , Peter Whiteford on 18 almost holes out on the par 5 from the green side bunker for eagle taps in for birdie. He post 8 under, but shortly thereafter the sweet Alex Noren for birdie on 18 and he gets it to 9 under par and takes sole possession of the lead with 18 holes to go. You can see it the 2 players at 8 under and Louis Oosthuizen still in the hump despite a triple bogey on the 13th hole he had a couple late birdies to get him back
Noren leads in South Korea amid windy conditions
No stranger to blustery conditions, Alexander Noren holds a one-shot lead in South Korea, hoping to move closer to a U.S. Open bid with a win Sunday.
Audio Morning Drive - Jay Townsend Analysis
Golf Channel Analyst Jay Townsend joins ‘Morning Drive’ to discuss Alexander Noren’s win at the Nordea Masters and where he ranks among other European Tour players and also discusses the impact of Norway’s tragedy on the golf community.earlier this year, he had a couple of good opportunities on the Champion's Tour . When you look at this and you look at the performance of the Americans, what statement have they made over the last decade with respect to this event? You know, this group, this era of seniors, they dominated the world players, you know, back when they were, you know, on the PGA Tour and playing around the world, and, you know, it's just the same group of guys that are the most dominant in their age group over everyone else in the world. It's not a surprise at all, and I think you're gonna continue to see this for a little while. I mean, you know, in 20 years you're gonna see more of a balance, you know, in the senior and the Champion's Tour players. It's just the way it is. I mean these guys are the best, you know, in their, you know, couple of generations; not surprising. - Northern Ireland making a pitch to get the Irish Open. They haven't had that since 1947, and so they would like to get a
Watson's Swede escape
Bubba Watson shot a second round 67 to get within striking distance of overnight leader Alexander Noren. Noren carded a 66 to retain the lead at 11 under.another birdie and ahead the 15 for longest par 5 on the golf course , 622 yards Bubba going at it in 2 with an iron in his hand. From there he would two putt for a birdie, his 4th in a row. Bubba Watson shooting 67th, he is 6 under for the week. They were all chasing Alex Noren from Sweden, already a winner this year
Highlights: Noren holes out on No. 1
Alexander Noren holes out his 2nd shot from 179 yards on the 1st hole Thursday at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.