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Watch: Incredible Scenes As Fisher Cards Historic 59 In Portugal

Unheralded Englishman Oliver Fisher fired the first round of 59 in the European Tour’s 46-year history on a remarkable second day of the Portugal Masters on Friday. The 30-year-old tapped in for par on the final hole to complete an astonishing 12-under-par round featuring 10 birdies and an eagle, after his long birdie putt for a 58 grazed the edge …

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GUI Select Brazill And Gleeson To Play Nassau Invitational

The Golfing Union of Ireland has selected Robert Brazill (Naas) and Alex Gleeson (Castle) to compete at the Nassau Invitational in New York from 5-7 October. West of Ireland champion Brazill will link up with Gleeson, the player he beat in the final of the West, for the trip to the States. Gleeson won the Bridgestone Order of Merit in 2018 and …

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Bryson DeChambeau Controlling Own FedEx Cup Destiny

For FedEx Cup-leading Bryson DeChambeau the math is very simple. If the recently-turned 25-year old should capture the season-ending Tour Championship he becomes FedEx Cup champion. The PGA Tour has worked out a FedEx Cup victory scenario for all 30 players teeing up on the East Lake course in suburban Atlanta but realistically just six – DeChambeau, Justin Rose, who …

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The FedEx Cup Has Undergone A Drastic Revamp

The FedEx Cup has been the de facto Order of Merit tournament for the PGA Tour for over a decade. Aside from some initial teething problems that needed to be solved, the competition has largely remained the same since its inception in 2007. Players earn FedEx Cup points throughout the season (major championships count double), and the top 125 players …

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Spanish Golfer Found Dead At US Course, Man Charged With Murder

Police have charged a man with the premeditated murder of a Spanish golfer, Celia Barquin Arozamena, who investigators say was assaulted and killed on a golf course in the US state of Iowa. The 22-year-old’s body was discovered Monday by police officers who responded to a report of a “suspicious” unattended golf bag at the Coldwater Golf Links in Ames, …

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Tiger’s Ryder Cup Return To Cap Amazing Comeback Season

Playing in the Ryder Cup will be the culmination of an amazing comeback season for Tiger Woods, one the 14-time major champion feared might never happen after back surgery. The 42-year-old American has shown flashes of the form that made him golf’s dominant player in younger days in his first campaign after spinal fusion surgery, a last-gasp operation to try …

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Harrington In Contention Heading Into Final Day Of KLM Open

Padraig Harrington shot a six under par 65 on the penultimate day of the KLM Open in Holland leaving him in contention heading into tomorrow’s final round. The Irish man had been vying for a share of the lead heading down the 18th fairway but he dropped a shot on the final hole while his playing partner Hideto Tanihara birdied to …

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“I Fancy Our Chances” – Fleetwood Tips Europe Upset In Ryder Cup

Tommy Fleetwood on Thursday said home advantage could help Europe upset the United States in this month’s Ryder Cup, insisting the hosts won’t be intimidated by the likes of Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. The Englishman said vociferous crowds and a familiar course at Le Golf National, near Paris, would boost Europe’s bid to regain the trophy after their drubbing …

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Tiger Woods Set To Play Host Again At Bahamas Invitational

Tiger Woods announced plans to compete in his invitational-only Bahamas tournament, with India-based Hero MotorCorp renewing sponsorship for the Hero World Challenge. Woods, a 14-time major champion, shared ninth at the par-72 Albany layout last December to begin a successful comeback season from spinal fusion surgery at the event. This year, Woods has six top-six finishes, including a runner-up effort …

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Conor Purcell: The Tennis Player Turned Irish Golfing Prodigy

Conor Purcell

In the latest edition of ‘Making The Cut’, Brendan Coffey spoke with golfing prodigy, Conor Purcell as he continues his rise through the amateur ranks. _____ Ireland are bidding for a fifth successive win at the Men’s Home Internationals in Wales this week (12-14 September). Portmarnock’s Conor Purcell (21) has become an integral member of the team since making his debut …

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Tony Finau Named Final Pick For US Ryder Cup Team

Tony Finau, a long-driving American golfer of Tongan and Samoan heritage, was named to the final vacant spot on the US Ryder Cup team on Monday by US captain Jim Furyk. The 28-year-old from Utah completes the 12-man American lineup that will defend the trophy against Europe in the biennial team golf showdown on September 28-30 at Le Golf National …

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JUST IN: Justin Rose Just Rose To World Number-1

American Keegan Bradley ended a six-year US PGA win drought on Monday, parring the first playoff hole to defeat Justin Rose – who still soared to become the world’s number one. Bradley fired a final-round six-under par 64 at Aronimink Golf Club to match Rose on 20-under par 260, then took advantage of the Englishman’s bogey at the par-4 18th on …

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Matt Fitzpatrick Wins Playoff To Defend European Masters Title

Matthew Fitzpatrick edged out Denmark’s Lucas Bjerregaard in a playoff on Sunday to become the first man to successfully defend the European Masters title at Crans Montana since Seve Ballesteros 40 years ago. The 24-year-old Englishman, who missed out on a Ryder Cup wildcard pick earlier this week, birdied the 18th hole to reach 17-under par for the tournament and …

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Rain-Hit BMW Championship Eyes Tuesday Finish If Needed

PGA officials intend to finish 72 holes at the rain-hit BMW Championship even if bad weather takes the US tour’s penultimate playoff event into Tuesday, organizers said Sunday. Three inches of rain have fallen since Thursday night to soften Aronimik Golf Club in suburban Philadelphia, according to PGA tournament director Carlton “Slugger” White. “Clearly we have kind of a mess …

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World Amateur Team Championships: Ireland Rebound But Denmark Win

Denmark have emerged as winners of the hotly-contested Eisenhower Trophy at Carton House in Kildare. Host team Ireland were in with a great chance of winning gold in the World Amateur Team Championship event, having been tied on 19 under for second place after the first two rounds of the four day event. But difficult Friday consisting of rounds of 74 (+1), …

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