September 24, 2014
Golfer Colin Montgomerie has teed off the good wishes for Aberdeen’s Maggie’s Centre which celebrates its first anniversary of caring for city cancer patients today.
Maggie’s will celebrate the end of its special year with tea and cakes at the charity’s landmark Elizabeth Montgomerie Building, which is named after the sportsman’s mother, who died from lung cancer in 1991.
Mr Montgomerie said: “I would like to wish everyone connected to Maggie’s Aberdeen at the Elizabeth Montgomerie Building a very happy first birthday”.
September 23, 2014
A golfer needs all sorts of qualities to be a Ryder Cup star – able to sink putts under pressure, fire flawless irons from the fairway, and smoke drives off the tee. Then there are the intangibles – confidence, character and leadership. For one week the solo swingers who tread the globe’s greens in a world of their own have to think of others and immerse themselves in the team cause. All this in the maelstrom of matchplay and the backdrop of a raucous crowd in autumnal conditions. Since the biennial clash saw Great Britain & Ireland expanded to become (more…)
September 10, 2014
EMOTIONAL golf star unveils £1.8million Maggie’s Elizabeth Montgomerie Building at Monklands Hospital in Airdrie. Monty opens the new cancer centre in memory of his mother COLIN MONTGOMERIE told of his pride yesterday as he opened a cancer support centre in memory of his mother. Share This:
September 8, 2014
Colin Montgomerie continued his red-hot form this season as he made it back-to-back wins on the European Senior Tour with victory at the Russian Open Golf Championship. The 51-year-old carded a final round of 65 to finish on 14 under par, three shots ahead of Canada’s Rick Gibson with fellow Scot Andrew Oldcorn one shot further back in third place. After two steady opening rounds, Montgomerie found his best form on Sunday as he shot seven birdies and no bogeys en route to a comfortable win. Share This:
September 1, 2014
Colin Montgomerie led from start to finish to successfully defend his Travis Perkins Masters title on the European Senior Tour with a dominant ten shot victory at Woburn. Montgomerie won his first Senior Tour title at last year’s event with a six shot victory, but his defence was even more emphatic as he shot a closing 67 to finish on 12-under on the Duke’s Course. Share This:
August 31, 2014
Colin Montgomerie reflects on pain of losing his mum to lung cancer ahead of opening of new support centre in her name
THE Elizabeth Montgomerie Foundation, created by Colin in memory of his mother, contributed more than £1.2million to the cost of the new Maggie’s Centre in the grounds of Monklands Hospital. COLIN Montgomerie turned 51 this year – the age his mum Elizabeth was when she lost her battle with lung cancer. It’s a fact that’s not lost on the Scots golf star as he continues to forge ahead with plans to help others in his mother’s name. “It is poignant,” he admitted. “It does touch you when you know every year is a bonus, every month is a bonus. Your (more…)
August 20, 2014
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July 28, 2014
Ryder Cup great Colin Montgomerie has given his full support to plans to recreate the famous Europe-America competition at Seniors Tour level. There is growing support for such an event on both sides of the Atlantic. “It’s great that something could be organised that way, a Seniors Ryder Cup,” Montgomerie, 51, said. “I think that’s something that’s missing from our calendar, we don’t have a matchplay event on the Seniors Tour or the Champions Tour in America.” Montgomerie is one of the greatest Ryder Cup golfers, having never lost a singles match during his eight appearances as a player and he (more…)
July 21, 2014
Former Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie has set his sights on completing an historic ‘Grand Slam’ at next week’s Senior Open Championship at Royal Porthcawl Golf Club. The 51 year old Scot, who won the US Senior PGA Championship in May, claimed the US Senior Open Championship at Oak Tree National in Oklahoma on Sunday, defeating Gene Sauers in a play-off after trailing the American by four shots going into the final round. He became the only fifth golfer – after Gary Player (1988), Jack Nicklaus (1991), Hale Irwin (1998) and Roger Chapman (2012) – to lift both titles in (more…)
July 14, 2014
July 13, 2014 EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — Colin Montgomerie is getting used to winning these big events. The Scotsman defeated Gene Sauers in a playoff to claim the U.S. Senior Open title Sunday at Oak Tree National. Montgomerie failed to win in 71 PGA TOUR majors and four Champions Tour majors until May, when he won the Senior PGA Championship. Now, he has won two of his past three majors to become just the fifth golfer to win both the Senior PGA Championship and U.S. Senior Open in the same year. The 51-year-old said he has become more patient with (more…)
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