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Calm Lipsky Triumphs To End 50-Month European Tour Drought

American David Lipsky held his nerve during a tense final nine holes Sunday to end a 50-month title drought by winning the EPGA Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa. The 30-year-old from Los Angeles closed with a four-under-par 68 at Leopard Creek Country Club for a total of 274 and a two-shot victory over Scot David Drysdale, who carded a …

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Justin Rose Chases Leaders At Storm-Hit Indonesian Masters

Justin Rose was hot on the heels of the leaders at the Indonesian Masters on Thursday despite having his opening round curtailed by a severe thunderstorm that forced play to be abandoned. Former US Open champion Rose, who needs a top-15 finish in Jakarta to reclaim the number one spot in the world golf rankings, fired four birdies and an …

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Francesco Molinari Named European Tour Golfer of the Year

Francesco Molinari won the European Tour’s Golfer of the Year award on Monday to cap a memorable 2018 for the Italian. Molinari became the first Italian to win a major when he clinched the British Open at Carnoustie earlier this year. That triumph followed his victory in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth and a maiden PGA Tour title in …

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Oosthuizen Ends 33-Month Winless Run By Claiming South African Open

Louis Oosthuizen ended a 33-month winless run by lifting the South African Open trophy for the first time Sunday after a six-shot victory at Randpark Golf Club in Johannesburg. The 2010 British Open champion last triumphed on the European Tour in 2016 when he won the Perth International in western Australia. The 36-year-old South African closed with a four-under-par 67, …

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Oosthuizen Three Ahead In Pursuit Of Home SA, British Open Double

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA - APRIL 10: Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa reacts after finishing on the 18th green during the final round of the 2016 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2016 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)AUGUSTA, GEORGIA - APRIL 10: Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa reacts after finishing on the 18th green during the final round of the 2016 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2016 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Louis Oosthuizen took a three-shot third-round lead in the EPGA South African Open Saturday as he seeks to become the sixth golfer to win the event and the British Open. South Africans Ernie Els, Bobby Locke and Gary Player, Swede Henrik Stenson and New Zealander Bob Charles have won the two oldest national championships in the world. Oosthuizen carded a …

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Gavin Moynihan Well-Placed For Best Ever European Tour Finish

The early beginnings of the 2019 European Tour season have presented a series of challengers a chance at glory. Just weeks after the Race to Dubai final, events such as this week’s Afrasia Bank Mauritius Open offer an opportunity to get a player’s foot on the winning ladder with some of the Tour’s biggest names not in attendance. One of …

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Watch: Rare Air Swing As Aussie Golfer’s Driver Snaps

Golfer John Sendon’s driver snapped on his downswing and he missed the ball in a freak air shot that sparked controversy at the Australian PGA Championship on the Gold Coast Thursday. The veteran Australian was two-under-par at the Royal Pines Resort when he lined at the tee, pulling the driver above his head only for the shaft to snap near …

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Leona Maguire Finishes Top 20 In Professional European Tour Debut

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It’s been a positive end to the year for Leona Maguire. Having turned professional earlier in 2018, the Irishwoman fell short in her bid to secure an LPGA Tour card, finishing 37th in the ultra-competitive Symetra Tour, Stateside. It’s still been a superb season at both amateur and professional level for Maguire however, with the latest encouraging result coming at …

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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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