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LEE WESTWOOD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Needing a part-time caddie, Westwood calls on familiar face

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Lee Westwood needed someone to carry his bag for him at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship this week when his long-time caddie dropped out following the death of his father. With his options limited at such short notice, the former No. 1 called on someone close to home. His girlfriend, Helen Storey, has wanted to try out the job for a while and...
Via Associated Press
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Westwood wants golf to 'jazz up' as European Tour innovates

Standing on a specially constructed tee and under floodlights, Alexander Levy played his shot to the 156-yard par-3 hole to the backdrop of ''oohs'' from the crowd and with pyrotechnics going off around him. It was golf, but not as we know it. This was the Hero Challenge: an eight-man, one-hole knockout event played as a precursor to the British Masters tournament. It was the...
Via Associated Press
October 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Lee Westwood holes amazing 130-yard shot for an eagle

Dustin Johnson had separated himself from the U.S. Open field by a few couple shots early in the third round, but a Johnson double-bogey and an incredible Lee Westwood eagle in the span of a few minutes created a tie atop the leaderboard. While Johnson was struggling on the third hole (the same hole that derailed Rory McIlroy's round Saturday morning), Westwood made his second eagle...
Via FOX Sports
June 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods’ career inches closer to an end after gloomy injury update

If you are a sports fan, you probably were glued to your TV on June 15, 2008, as Tiger Woods, Rocco Mediate and Lee Westwood battled it out for the 2008 U.S. Open. It truly was a once in a lifetime experience for viewers, with one of the greatest golfers of all time, Woods, persevering through injuries with a relative unknown, Mediate, and a major-less star, Westwood, standing inâ€...
Via NESN.com
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Lee Westwood saves millionaire from drowning in Barbados

Lee Westwood might still be searching for his first major title, but he can add "life-saver" to his bulky resume. According to the Birmingham Mail, Westwood was vacationing in Barbados and saw a man struggling to stay above water in the Atlantic Ocean. Westwood quickly sprung into action and brought the man ashore on Friday. That man was wealthy Englishman Colin Davies —€“ a...
Via FOX Sports
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Lee Westwood saved man from drowning in Barbados

By Jason Rowan Golfer Lee Westwood is being hailed as a life-saver by the man he pulled from the Atlantic Ocean last week in Barbados. Westwood was vacationing with his wife Laurae on the Caribbean island last week when he reacted to cries of help from the water. That’s when the 41-year-old English golfer came to the assistance of a man named Colin Davies, who had been overcome...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Lee Westwood predicted Jim Harbaugh to Michigan back in May

Lee Westwood is a professional golfer who was born in the United Kingdom, but he apparently pays close attention to American football. How do we know this? Because Westwood knew where Harbaugh would end up in 2015 before any of us did. Remember those rumors about the San Francisco 49ers nearly agreeing to a trade...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Westwood cracks on US task force, Twitter rage (insanity) ensues

Tuesday began with news that the PGA of America formed a star-studded, 11-member "Ryder Cup Task Force" to address the country's continued struggles against the Europeans in golf's marquee team event. The task force includes most of the biggest names in golf — on either side of the pond: Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rickie Fowler, Raymond Floyd and Tom Lehman. Later in the day...
Via FOX Sports
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Lee Westwood drops 23 pounds in 6 weeks before Ryder Cup

  Lee Westwood has been working out and losing weight as he prepares to make his ninth appearance in a European Ryder Cup team. The 41-year-old Westwood arrived for this week's Wales Open at Celtic Manor looking trim and ready to take on the United States at Gleneagles later this month. Westwood sais with a smile ''I'm vanishing'' and that he has lost 23 pounds in six weeks. He...
Via Associated Press
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Westwood to play at Wales Open ahead of Ryder Cup

NEWPORT, Wales -- Instead of a month off before the Ryder Cup, Lee Westwood has decided to play the Wales Open. Westwood was among three captain's picks for the European team. He was eliminated from the FedEx Cup playoffs at The Barclays two weeks ago. Westwood would have had four weeks off going into the Ryder Cup on Sept. 26-28 at Gleneagles. Westwood says he can't remember the...
Via Associated Press
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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