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‘Dream Come True’ As Belgium Win Golf World Cup

Thomas Pieters and Thomas Detry held off Mexico and a charging Australia to win Belgium’s first ever golf World Cup by three shots in a “dream come true” Sunday. The pair began the final day of foursomes action, where teammates take it in turns to play the same ball, with a five-stroke lead at Melbourne’s Metropolitan Golf Club. But Australia’s …

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Belgium Race To Five Shot Lead At Golf World Cup

Thomas Pieters and Thomas Detry zeroed in on Belgium’s first ever golf World Cup title Saturday, storming to a five stroke lead over the chasing pack with a peerless display of shot-making. The pair began the third day level with An Byeong-hun and Kim Si-woo, but the South Koreans could only manage a 68 in the fourball format at Melbourne’s …

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Fleetwood Seeking ‘New Start’ In Hong Kong Open

After a gruelling season of Ryder Cup glory and breaking into the world top ten, England’s Tommy Fleetwood is already looking ahead to next year, seeking rejuvenation in the 60th Hong Kong Open.  The world number nine will tee off at Fanling Thursday alongside Masters champion Patrick Reed and Ryder Cup hero Sergio Garcia, with Australia’s Wade Ormsby stepping up …

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Molinari Wins Race To Dubai, Willett Gets First Win Since Masters

The European Tour season ended with a bang as two major winners shared the spoils. Danny Willett outfought fellow Masters winner Patrick Reed on the final day of the DP World Tour Championship. The green jacket-clad duo went off as co-leaders on Sunday morning, but it was the Englishman who claimed the prestigious title for his first win in over …

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Two Masters Champions Lead In Duabi Season-Ender

Two past Masters champions – American Patrick Reed and Englishman Danny Willett – moved to the top of the leaderboard in the third round of the DP World Tour Championship on Saturday. Willett, playing in the final group, shot a four-under par 68 with a solitary bogey to match Reed, who made 66 earlier in the day. The duo were …

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Masters Champions Neck-And-Neck At Nedbank, Irish Challenge Fades

Sergio Garcia bogeyed the par-four 18th and Louis Oosthuizen birdied the hole, providing a vital lifeline for the South African on Saturday after the third round of the Nedbank Challenge in Sun City. The Spaniard goes into Sunday’s final round as the wire-to-wire leader, his one-under-par 71 lifting him to a 10-under-par total of 206, with Oosthuizen two shots behind …

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Lowry In The Hunt As Garcia Retains Lead In South Africa

It’s hotting up in Sun City as the Gary Player Country Club plays host to the penultimate event of the European Tour season. This last Race To Dubai event before we end up in Dubai itself next week sees just 80 players in the field this week, meaning no weekend cut. The event is no less competitive however, with the …

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Rose Regains Number One Spot With Turkey Play-Off Win

Justin Rose is the new world number one after overcoming a three-stroke deficit to capture a second straight Turkish Airlines Open with a victory in Belek. Rose, 38 posted a final round four-under par 68 to finish tied after regulation play on 17-under par with China’s Haotong Li on the Regnum Caya course. Rose then putted out for a par …

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Li Three Clear In Turkey After Water Visits For Rose

China’s Li Haotong is set to create European Tour history after seizing a three-shot lead heading into the final round of the Turkish Open in Belek. Li, 23, brilliantly holed his second shot for eagle at the 10th and managed six birdies in a blistering eight-under par 63 on Saturday to move to 17-under on the Regnum Carya course. Defending …

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Padraig Harrington To Cut US Schedule In Ryder Cup Boost

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Padraig Harrington revealed Thursday he is to cut back on his PGA Tour schedule to play more in Europe ahead of his expected appointment as the 2020 European Ryder Cup captain. Harrington remains the odds-on favourite to be handed the captaincy role in December and this despite suggestions there is one and possibly two other names being mooted to challenge …

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Xander Schauffele Edges Out Tony Finau In Nail-Biting Shanghai Play-Off

Xander Schauffele bagged the biggest victory of his young career on Sunday, chasing down Tony Finau to win a nail-biting WGC-HSBC Champions tournament in a play-off. Schauffele, the 2017 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year who celebrated his 25th birthday on opening-round Thursday, started the final round three strokes behind fellow American Finau at a windy Sheshan International Golf Club …

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