Apple NewsFebruary 26, 2018

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Li Haotong from China won the Dubai Desert Classic beating Rory by 1 stroke to become the first Asian to win there with his Bettinardi SS3 putter to go 23 under. How quickly we forget, he was third at the Open Championship behind winner Jordan Spieth and runner-up Matt Kuchar. It will be a hot time in Shanghai tonight.

Our favorite Florida girl, Brittany Lincicome defended her 2017 title at the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic on the Tom Weiskopf designed Ocean Club Course, Paradise Island to start the season for the ladies. Congrats Brittany- just keep smiling.

In other LPGA news, Julie Inkster has been chosen to captain the USA Solheim Cup team for the third time in 2019. The undefeated Captain Inkster would like to make it three in a row at Gleneagles in Scotland.

Jason Day and Alex Noren had to go 6 playoff holes, completing on Monday at Torrey Pines in San Diego with Day finally winning The Farmers Insurance Open. He knows a thing or two because he has seen a thing or two. Jason had a full bag of Taylor Made clubs, especially his new M-3 Driver with ‘Twist Face’ technology.

Tiger’s comeback was a respectful finish for 23rd in his first full field, four day event in almost 3 years. One thing he did bring was the crowds of on-lookers and well-wishers hailing his return to competition. Keep it up buddy!

Gary Woodland, playing Taylor made woods and Titlist irons, beat Chez Reavie on the first playoff hole to win the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

Mark Calcavecchia, at age 57, won the Boca Raton Championship at Broken Sound Country Club’s Old Course at 20 under for his first win since 2015.

Ocala born Ted Potter Jr. won the AT&T Pebble Beach ProAm for his second victory on the PGA TOUR with Ping G-400 Driver, Fairway Wood and Hybrids and the Srixon Z Star XV ball and Cleveland Wedges.

Wilson Brand Ambassador Kevin Streelman and Arizona Cardinals Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald won the Pebble Beach Pro-Am by 7 strokes.

Bubba is back! Watson won the Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club for the third time, reaching 10 PGA TOUR wins, while out driving the field. You heard it here first – BUBBA will win the Masters.

Jin Young Ko, in her first tournament as a LPGA member, won the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open at Kooyanga Golf Club in Adelaide.

Joe Durant won the PGA Champions Chubb Classic at Twin Eagles Golf Club in Naples, Florida by four strokes.

Jessica Korda, a Bradenton, Florida native, won the Honda LPGA Thailand  at the Siam Country Club by 4 strokes.

Justin Thomas won the Honda Classic in a playoff at the challenging PGA National Resort & Spa’s Champion Course, redesigned by Jack Nicklaus in 2014, which includes the Bear Trap, 3 of the toughest holes on the PGA TOUR.

David J. Daubert – Editor


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