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Shane Lowry Shoots Brilliant 67 With Brother As Caddy

during the first round of the 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie Golf Club on July 19, 2018 in Carnoustie, Scotland.

Ireland’s Shane Lowry has given himself a huge boost in his bid to keep his PGA Tour Card. The Offaly man shot a fine round of 67 (-5) at the RBC Canadian Open in Ontario on Friday, jumping more than 55 places for a share of 12th place after the second round. The need for Lowry to have a strong tournament …

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Ian Poulter Cards 66 To Put Himself In Contention At Canadian Open

Robert Garrigus stormed to the top of the leaderboard at the PGA Tour’s RBC Canadian Open, shooting a nine-under-par 63 to take a one-shot lead in a weather-disrupted first round. However, England’s Ian Poulter is just three behind after carding a 66 in Ontario. The 40-year-old veteran, Garrigus, revelled in the conditions at Oakville’s Glen Abbey Golf Course to card …

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Making The Cut: Spotlight On Rising Irish Amateur Rob Brazill

Robert Brazill

Naas Golf Club has been churning out champions at an extraordinary rate in recent seasons. Robert Brazill is the latest to emerge during a remarkable run and, like those who have gone before him, his breakthrough came at the West of Ireland. Brazill won the West earlier this season, becoming the third winner from Naas in five years, joining Jack …

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Kids Before Clubs – Family Comes First For Bubba Watson

Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson hasn’t let golf stand in the way of life’s simple joys, his roles as husband and father outweighing that of being a major winner. The fact that he failed to make the cut at last week’s British Open is unlikely to trouble the 39-year-old American left-hander, a three-time US PGA winner this year. His focus …

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Tiger Woods Is Back In The World Top 50

Tiger Woods

Newly-crowned British Open champion Francesco Molinari climbed to a career-high world ranking of sixth on Monday, as 14-time major winner Tiger Woods edged back into the top 50. Molinari became the first Italian in history to win one of golf’s four majors on Sunday with a flawless final-round 69 at Carnoustie, and has jumped nine places in the rankings and …

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Winners & Losers From An Action Packed Weekend Of Sport

A weekend which saw, a new Open Champion, fantastic Super 8 action and the Irish Sevens shine, let’s take a look back at the winners and losers from the last few days of sporting action. _____ Winners: Francesco Molinari What an exceptional final round Italian Francesco Molinari delivered at Carnoustie on Sunday. Thirteen straight pars and a bogey-free 18 holes …

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‘It Stings’, Admits Tiger As British Open Charge Fades Away

Tiger Woods at one moment looked like completing an astonishing fairytale comeback when he led the British Open in the final round on Sunday but ultimately came up short, posting a level par 71 to finish five-under for the tournament. However, the 42-year-old 14-time major winner had his rivals rattled when he grabbed the lead thanks to two birdies on …

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Exceptional Bogey-Free Round Gives Francesco Molinari His First Major

Francesco Molinari is your 2018 Open Champion at Carnoustie. After three generous rounds of conditions, the winds picked up in Scotland on Sunday, setting the stage for drama and carnage. The overnight leaders in Jordan Spieth, Xander Schauffele, and Kevin Kisner were well-placed, but Kisner started with a double bogey and another dropped shot within his first three holes. He would …

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Rory McIlroy Struggling Early In The Final Round Of The Open

It’s Major Sunday at Carnoustie, but high winds have made conditions their most difficult all week. Twelve players were within four shots of the lead heading into today’s final round, and that has already been cut down to seven. Jordan Spieth, Xander Schauffele, and Kevin Kisner began the round on nine under. The former duo are in the final group, …

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Spieth aims to retain British Open title but Woods lurks

Jordan Spieth is hoping to join the elite group of golfers to have retained the British Open title as he goes into the final round at Carnoustie on Sunday in a share of the lead. The American star sits level on nine under par alongside compatriots Xander Schauffele and Kevin Kisner as he aims for a repeat of his victory …

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Tee Times For A Wonderfully Poised Final Round Of The Open

With his sensational third round of 65, defending champion Jordan Spieth looks great ahead of Open Sunday. Despite leading on -9, a host of young upstarts, superstars and the old guard are ready and waiting to pounce if Spieth gets off to a poor start. There are 79 players in the field though, and interest remains throughout it. Wicklow’s Paul …

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Jordan Spieth Headlines American Trio In Lead Of The Open

American trio Jordan Spieth, Xander Schauffele and Kevin Kisner are tied for the lead after a thrilling third round at the British Open on Saturday. Reigning champion Spieth boosted his chances of retaining the Claret Jug with a six-under-par 65 to move to nine-under overall at Carnoustie. But Schauffele, who at 24 is the same age as Spieth, joined his …

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