Major Champions Martin Kaymer and Graeme McDowell have confirmed they will be part of a new chapter in the prestigious history of the HNA Open de France when they return to Le Golf National from June 29 – July 2. The pair, both of whom are former winners of the tournament, will be in the field for the 101st edition of continental Europe’s oldest national Open, which has a new sponsor for 2017 in HNA Group, a global Fortune 500 company focused on tourism, logistics and financial services, while the tournament will also be the second event in the European Tour’s new Rolex Series.
In The Takeaway, Teryn Schaefer recaps Round 1 of the Shell Houston Open, where 18-hole leader Rickie Fowler had a pep in his step, a soggy course led to a few mudball incidents and one group combined for more than 100 feet of putts on one hole.
The PGA TOUR heads to the Golf Club of Houston for the Shell Houston Open, where 15 of the top 30 in the FedExCup standings will be in the mix including 10 past champions.
Rory McIlroy and The Rory Foundation announce charity to benefit from the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open
In Trending On TOUR, Teryn Schaefer recaps the WGC- Dell Technologies Match Play & Puerto Rico Open, where Dustin Johnson became the first ever to complete the WGC Grand Slam, Sid the Dog made his bracket picks with pizza & Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson claimed he hit a 490 yard drive.
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