New host: World Match Play heading to London
Per Ericsson, President of Volvo Event Management; Guy Kinnings, Global Head of Golf IMG; and George O'Grady, Chief Executive of The European Tour announce London Golf Club as host of the 2014 Volvo World Match Play Championship.
McDowell advances, Poulter ousted in Bulgaria
16 players advance to the weekend in the Volvo World Match Play Championship. Mike Ritz recaps day 2 from the Thracian Cliffs Golf & Beach Resort.
A near hole in one for Nicolas Colsaerts
Nicolas Colsaerts hit his tee ball well left inside a public bathroom on the 10th hole at the Volvo World Match Play Championship. After dropping the ball twice inside the bathroom next to a toilet. He then placed it, took a stroke penalty and went to the nearest point of “relief”. You could hear Colsaerts say “I ain’t hitting from in the Loo!” He’d go on to pitch his 3rd shot onto the green and drain a 15 footer for par to halve the hole against GMac.
Overdrive: Volvo Match Play biggest surprise
Lauren Thompson, Charlie Rymer and Damon Hack discuss the biggest surprise of the Volvo Match Play and how impressive Davis Love III is for coming off an injury to qualify in two weeks of events. Watch 'Morning Drive' every day at 7AM ET.
McDowell triumphs in Bulgaria
Graeme McDowell defeated Thongchai Jaidee 2&1 to win the Volvo World Match Play Championship. Mike Ritz recaps the day from the beautiful Thracian Golf & Beach Resort.Volvo world match play championship in Bulgaria. Thongcai Jaidee defeated Thomas Aiken, Graeme McDowell , Big Brent-- Branden Grace to advance to the championship match. It was all Jaidee early. This for birdie on the second hole,the first bogey of the match. He would lose the hole and Graeme McDowell would lead for the first time in the match. Then the very next hole, the momentum clearly on his side. His approach
McDowell cruises, Poulter upset in Bulgaria
The field of 24 kicked things off in Bulgaria for the Volvo World Match Play Championship. Mike Ritz recaps day 1 action from the Thracian Cliffs Golf & Beach Resort.just 1-up as they came to the par 4, 18th. He's playing Jamie Donaldson now with his approach stiff so the pressure is on Gonzo and look how he responds, a brilliant shot. They would both make birdie and Fernández-Castaño would win the match 1-up. Ian Poulter started the day beautifully. What you'd expect from one of the best match play players in the world? In fact he would birdie each of the 1st 3 holes and build himself a lead of 2-up, but Thongchai Jaidee would win the next 3 holes and Jaidee in fact would take control of the match and would come down to this at the par 5, 16th for the victory. Thongchai Jaidee wins it, 3 and 2. No problems at all for Graeme McDowell . He made just 1 bogey all day, 4 birdies and he would take care of Chris Wood. No problems at all, 5
Match Play: McDowell advances to final 4
Graeme McDowell defeated defending champion Nicolas Colsaerts 2&1 to move into the semifinals of the Volvo World Match Play Championship where he will face Branden Grace. Mike Ritz highlights day 3 from Bulgaria.his opponent, Chris Wood, with bogey holes 16 and 17. Match two, Francesco Molinari , favored over Thomas Aiken, Molinari won his morning match six and four perhaps because he sat around so long. That's what hurt him because Thomas Aiken would cruise on this match for an early three up lead and will prevail three and two; Molinari two over par in the match. Nicolas Colsaerts, the defending champion, against Graeme McDowell , the man he beat in the championship match last year. G-Mac would get some revenge. He played the first eight holes 5Thomas Aiken and the other semi-final to the big stars on the European Tour . Branden Grace versus Graeme McDowell , the semi-finals and championship match come your way Sunday on Golf Channel. Our coverage begins early 5:00 Sunday morning Eastern time. That's