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Leona Maguire Claims Five-Stroke Victory At Symetra Classic

Leona Maguire has put herself in prime position to secure a full LPGA tour card for next season after claiming victory at the Symetra Classic. Fans of the 24-year-old were for sure uncertain but no doubt still confident about Maguire’s chances heading into the final round in North Carolina as she stood as one of four golfers tied for the …

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Team Ireland Confirm McIlroy Will Represent Ireland At 2020 Olympics

Neil Manchip, the Team Leader of the Confederation of Golf in Ireland (CGI), has confirmed that Rory McIlroy will represent Ireland, if selected, for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Manchip highlighted his delight at McIlroy’s commitment to representing Ireland in a statement released on Wednesday. “We are delighted that Rory has signalled his intention to compete  for Ireland at …

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Shane Lowry Leads RBC Heritage Following Flawless Opening Round

Shane Lowry has bounced back from a disappointing Masters with an impressive opening round 65 at the RBC Heritage as he finds himself atop the leaderboard in South Carolina. The Offaly native missed the cut at Augusta following an abysmal opening round of 78 but looked much more like himself during Thursday’s round. Lowry started on the back nine and …

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Pundit Arena’s Top Five Team Sporting Comebacks

There’s no way we could compile a list of the greatest individual sporting comebacks and not apply it to team sports. Again, the team here at Pundit Arena HQ sat down to discuss the greatest sporting comebacks by teams. By no means are some of these comebacks as emotional and harrowing as some of the individual achievements of men like …

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Pundit Arena’s Top Five Individual Sporting Comebacks

With the euphoria and nostalgia surrounding Tiger Woods’s victory at Augusta National yesterday to collect his fifth Masters title, it got us thinking… Woods hadn’t won a major since the 2008 US Open with his last Masters title coming three years beforehand. A fall from grace over his personal life saw him slip to golf’s rankings and following a succession …

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Leona Maguire Claims First Pro Victory Following Dramatic Playoff

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Cavan golfing sensation, Leona Maguire claimed her first professional victory at the Windsor Golf Classic in California overnight.  Currently, in her second year on tour following her graduation from Duke University last year, Maguire picked up her first win on the professional circuit following a dramatic playoff against Thailand’s Pajaree Anannarukarn. Maguire hit a final round of 65 but was …

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Paul McGinley: McIlroy Is The Form Player Heading Into Masters

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Irish golfing legend, Paul McGinley believes that based on form, it is hard to look past Rory McIlroy winning the Masters at Augusta next weekend. McIlroy recently won golf’s ‘fifth major’, the Players Championship, and is heading into next week’s most famous event rich in form. According to McGinley, guys are so used to playing the course that it is …

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Graeme McDowell Sees Off Challengers To Secure Corales Championship

Graeme McDowell has recorded his first PGA Tour victory since 2015 winning the Corales Championship in the Dominican Republic. McDowell finished on eighteen under par to see off the challenge of Canadian MacKenzie Hughes and American Chris Stroud, both of whom finished a shot back on seventeen under par. The Northern Irish golfer, who was searching for his first win …

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DeChambeau Sets Records In Dubai With Sunday Blowout

Bryson DeChambeau showed imperious form as he secured his first title outside the American soil, winning the $3.25 million Omega Dubai Desert Classic on Sunday by a record margin of seven shots. The highest ranked player in the field at world number five, DeChambeau pulled ahead from the chasing pack with three birdies in his first three holes, and then …

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Lowry Stays In Touch In Dubai With Fine Friday 67

A fantastic weekend is in store at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic. Among the contenders are a legend, an American star, a resurgent talent, the defending champion, and not far behind is the in-form Shane Lowry. The Irishman ensured that a blip wouldn’t follow his great Abu Dhabi Championship last week with a first round 69. Today he followed up …

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