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Power Ranking The Top 20 Contenders For The U.S. Open: 11-20

Ahead of the 118th U.S. Open this week, we rank the top twenty players in contention per the bookmakers’ odds. While conflicting thoughts abound on how difficult the set-up at Shinnecock Hills will be, we will focus on form, statistics, and event/course suitability in determining who is best placed to claim victory in the year’s second Major. Here we rank …

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Ireland’s Leona Maguire In Contention To Win In Her First Professional Start

Leona Maguire has lost none of her fantastic touch since entering the professional ranks. The 23-year-old, whose twin Lisa has also just shed her amateur status, is making her pro bow at the ShopRite LPGA Classic in New Jersey. Maguire, who owns the all-time women’s World Amateur Golf Rankings record for most weeks ranked No. 1 (135), is considered among the best amateurs …

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10 Years On, Tiger Woods Looking To End Major Drought

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It’s been 10 years since Tiger Woods limped to victory in the 2008 US Open, an unlikely triumph that has been followed by a once-inconceivable major championship drought. Woods defied the pain of a damaged left knee and two stress fractures to defeat Rocco Mediate in a Monday playoff at Torrey Pines 10 years ago — forcing the decider in …

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FedEx St. Jude Classic 2018 – Golf Betting Preview And Tips

The year’s second major is just around the corner as the PGA Tour heads to Memphis. TPC Southwind in Memphis, Tennessee has hosted the St. Jude Classic since since 1989, and measures 7,239 yards, which is lengthy for a par 70. The immediate concern for many players will be next week’s US Open, with the St. Jude Classic serving as the …

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Bryson DeChambeau Birdies Second Playoff Hole To Win The Memorial

American Bryson DeChambeau captured the biggest win of his short professional career with a play-off victory in the Memorial on Sunday. DeChambeau, 24, birdied the second hole of a sudden-death playoff as South Korean An Byeong-Hun put his second shot into the crowd then chipped short of the hole. American Kyle Stanley was eliminated with a bogey at the first …

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Francesco Molinari Wins PGA Championship At Rory McIlroy’s Expense

Italy’s Francesco Molinari won the PGA Championship at Wentworth on Sunday as fellow overnight leader Rory McIlroy failed to sparkle in the final round. The 36-year-old Italian made up for his disappointment at finishing runner-up in last year’s event with a steady round of four-under-par 68 to close on 271 and secure the winner’s cheque of €944,000 and his fifth …

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Rory McIlroy Is Absolutely Flying At The BMW PGA Championship

Northern Irish golf star Rory McIlroy played such a sublime second round of golf at the PGA Championship on Friday he had defending champion Alex Noren quipping about early retirement. The 29-year-old quadruple major winner carded a bogey-free seven-under par 65 to move to 12 under and a three-shot lead over young Englishman Sam Horsfield and French journeyman Sebastien Gros, …

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Watch: Thomas Pieters Loses His Cool As He Snaps His Club In Two

The BMW PGA Championship, the European Tour’s flagship event, is currently getting underway at the Wentworth Club in Surrey but it hasn’t been an enjoyable experience thus far for Thomas Pieters.  The 26-year-old Belgian carded a disappointing three-over-par 75 on the opening day and when he needed to gain some momentum early on in today’s round, things didn’t exactly go …

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Two Irishmen Make Top 20 List Of Biggest Names In Sport

ESPN’s list compiling the biggest names in all sports based on endorsements and social media following contains two Irishmen.  Oh what a time it is for Irish sport! An annual listed published to ESPN that ranks the world’s top-100 sporting superstars was released for its third year running today. Social media presence and value of endorsements held were the factors …

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2018 BMW PGA Championship – Golf Betting Preview And Tips

It’s time for the European Tour’s flagship event at Wentworth, Surrey once again. As such, Europe’s best players are present at the BMW PGA Championship this week. The cavalry is headed by 2014 champion Rory McIlroy, who is joined by the likes of Paul Casey and defending champion Alex Noren. The Course The West Course is a 7,284 yard par …

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