The Danish way


The European Tour broke new ground at The Centurion Golf Club (St Albans, London) with 16 national teams of two starting the weekend and battling it out first in a group stage and then a knockout over six holes in greensome match-plays for the first GolfSixes tournament, brainchild of Keith Pelley, European Tour’s supremo. Entrance music, pyrotechnics and a sprinkling of celebrity gave the…

Fifty years and counting


‘Cleopatra’s nose, had it been shorter, the face of the world would have changed‘ It’s a golden and green dressed jubilee, the Rolex colours for ages. The Swiss high-end watchmaker has been, and still is, one of the most important golf partners, possibly the most significant for the last fifty years. It might have all started one day of 1961 when André Heiniger, future chairman…

Can golf change for the better?


The first ever GolfSixes event takes place this weekend at Centurion Golf Club, St Albans next to London, most importantly, on a six-hole course instead of the usual eighteen. Sixteen nation teams are to tee it up in a greensome format with group play on Saturday and three knockout rounds on Sunday. Whilst none of the teams have history in this form of the…

Rare chinese double


(European Tour/Media) / Alexander Levy became the first man to win the Volvo China Open twice as he defeated Sud-African Dylan Frittelli in a play-off at Topwin Golf and Country Club. The 2014 champion began the final round seven shots behind the overnight leader but birdied the last in a 67 to get to 17 under and force a play-off. In search of a maiden…