The defending champions of Deutsche Bank Championship are mostly tied up with a lot many things and hence they are rarely seen showing up for media day.
However, Rickie Fowler did make an effort by taking the short flight after the PGA Championship on Sunday which took place in Springfield, N.J. at Baltusrol Golf Club.
The champion had achieved his 3rd and the latest victory at TPC Boston during the PGA Tour on the Labor Day. Thereafter, he delighted the media by bringing champagne and also raised his glass thanking them for the stories that they wrote. Fowler said that it was a big achievement for him. He was delighted to receive his first victory in the playoffs. Fowler answered the questions raised by the media and also hit balls with the best target which included an Adirondack chair, a hamburger and the Deutsche Bank Championship Cup. There were many targets which were blown over through the wind, and Fowler managed to hit most of them. He was the first champion who attended the media day after Olin Browne, who achieved victory in the event held in 2005. (more…)
Rising golf pro Rickie Fowler impressed everybody once again with his remarkable swing at recently concluded Masters event that concluded with a 12th place for him.
The 26 year old dapper golfer is into a sport, which unlike most of the sports, enables the players to excel even at a late age. Golf legend Jack Nicklaus triumphed at his last Masters after crossing 45. A lot of players from other sports take to golf post retirement to charge up their competitive thirsts.
The interesting news is that Fowler’s golf is now motivating many pro players from other sports genres.
These include Ryan Sheckler (skateboarder), Evan Geiselman (surfer) & Jeremy McGrath (Supercross rider). Then there was Kelly James, the famous musician. All of them joined Rickie recently at Scottsdale TPC for a few rounds of friendly golf. It seemed that the great players who are doing backflips on the bikes & are not afraid to risk giant waves, hold huge respect for this young golfer & his game.
“It is just incredible to watch somebody trying to perfect his craft”, remarked an amazed Sheckler. (more…)
Martin Kaymer made a good show of his capabilities as he opened the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship of 2015 my making a spectacular eight-under 64. Kaymer has been the winner of the last 9 editions of this tournament. He made himself number 4 when he made a 10-birdie at the opener of the desert swing of the European tour. This victory put him in the lead immediately.
It seemed that Thomas Pieters knew that he was to end day one at the top of the leader board after his name came above players like Rory Mcllory and Rickie Fowler who set the target of the clubhouse at 7-under. (more…)