One thing that is sometimes pondered by golfers is whether or not the golf clubs they use can improve their game. There are some very good points about the newer technology used today in golf clubs. The main benefit according to some golf enthusiasts is that clubs made with new technology can take strokes off a players score. This is because high-tech clubs tend to be more forgiving when a golfer is off on their swing.
The Australian-Filipino golfer Jason Day has confirmed that he will not be playing this week’s Travelers Championship in Connecticut after suffering from a bout of vertigo at the US Open.
The 27-year-old from Queensland has decided to not to play this week’s tournament at Chambers Bay, although his medical staff have advised him to take a break this week to ensure he returns to action as soon as possible.
The Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy was delighted with his opening round as he earned a share of the lead at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai on Thursday.
The world number one made a blistering start, who managed a six-under 66 to share the lead with Shane Lowry.
The World number one Rory McIlroy has been named winner of the 2013-14 PGA of America Player of the Year award for his stellar performance throughout this year.
McIlroy, 25, has also won the Vardon Trophy for lowest scoring average on the PGA Tour. It is the second time in three seasons that the Northern Irishman has claimed both awards.
Matt Kuchar has withdrawn from the PGA Championship due to back pain.
The 36-year-old American pulled out of the tournament after suffering back spasms on the range on Thursday, tournament officials announced.