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Tiger Woods Has Finally Moved On From Nike Clubs [Report]

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Ever since Nike announced they were discontinuing their production of golf equipment, attentions have been focused on the next moves of Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods. The man from Hollywood chose a mix of Callaway and Titleist for the upcoming season while continuing his clothing partnership with Nike. Woods, meanwhile, teased the golf world last night with this mysterious tweet. …

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Why USA’s ‘Best Ever’ Ryder Cup Team Will Probably Be Second Best, Again

CHASKA, MN - SEPTEMBER 26: Captain Davis Love III of Team USA speaks during a press conference prior to the 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club on September 26, 2016 in Chaska, Minnesota. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Captain Davis Love’s last pick is (finally) in and his “best ever golf team” is complete to take on a Team Europe lineup labeled “the worst team they’ve had in years”. Home advantage and vastly superior average world rankings over a Poulter-less European team may suggest a Minnesota mauling for Darren Clarke’s side… I wouldn’t bet on it. Ryder Cup week …

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Golf-From Rory’s Collapse To Chambers Bay: Ranking The 10 Most Memorable Majors From The Past Decade

For primarily the wrong reasons, Sunday will live long in the memories of golf fans. The USGA’s farcical response to the penalty-that-wasn’t ruined what was becoming a great major. Chambers Bay last year ended in similarly controversial circumstances as what could loosely be described as greens took centre stage instead of the competitors. But what are the 10 most memorable …

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Willett Be The First Of Many Major Wins For Danny?

Danny Willett upset defending champion Spieth to become only second English golfer to win the Masters in 80 years. Congratulations to Daniel John Willett, 28 years old from Rotherham. No, he’s not the latest lottery winner (although he is considerably richer for his efforts), ‘Danny’ is England’s latest big sporting success story. Less than four years since his maiden professional …

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Early Look At The 2016 Ryder Cup: Team USA

LOUISVILLE, KY - SEPTEMBER 16: The Ryder Cup is shown on the ninth hole during the European team photo shoot prior to the start of the 2008 Ryder Cup at Valhalla Golf Club on September 16, 2008 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

As the busiest and most anticipated season of professional golf begins to heat up, Rory Murphy takes a look at the biennial event which rounds off the year in a series of articles analysing different aspects of the competition. _____ USA Team The home team, bar a couple of variations depending on form, more or less picks itself and lines …

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The PGA Championship: Rivalry, What Rivalry?

No-one will ever have golf under his thumb. No round ever will be so good it could not have been better. Perhaps this is why golf is the greatest of games. You are not playing a human adversary; you are playing a game. You are playing old man par. – Bobby Jones The PGA Championship is well under way and …

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WGC Bridgestone Invitational Betting Preview

Firestone Country Club hosts the warm-up for the PGA Championship, as Pundit Arena previews the WGC Bridgestone Invitational. Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio measures 7,400 yards, which is massive for a par 70. A prestigious tournament featuring a stacked field (minus Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy), the Bridgestone Invitational takes place right in the heart of the action – sandwiched between two …

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The Open Championship Betting Preview & Tips

Jordan Spieth stands on the cusp of history. Can he win The Open Championship? “Once you start feeling invincible, something bad inevitably happens. Golf is tough like that. Life is tough like that.” – Eddie Pepperell The home of golf at St. Andrews (the Old Course) hosts the 144th Open Championship, having most recently done so back in 2010. A par …

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Finally, The Open Championship is Here

After many weeks of waiting, The Open Championship is finally here. The golfing world is ready to see the top players tee it up on the famous and historic Old Course at St. Andrews. Steeped in tradition, it is second behind The Masters as the Major to win. We never tire from watching professional golfers slay or get slain in …

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Highlights: The Dramatic Final Hole Of The US Open

In the end, it came down to nerve. It always does. The most tense Major in years reached a crescendo on the back nine, with Jordan Spieth and co. offering a finish that was mesmerising and painful to watch in equal measure. Dustin Johnson was two shots clear heading into the back nine, but bogeyed three of his next four holes. …

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Jordan Spieth – 2015 US Open Champion

What an amazing finish! Jordan Spieth claims his second Major of 2015. He becomes the youngest player to win the Masters and US Open in their career; let alone in the same year. Throughout his entire round, Spieth remained calm, cool and collected. His patience paid off and now the expectations grow exponentially with The Open only a few weeks …

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Day 4 – US Open Intrigue

The script could not be any better for the final day of the US Open! With four players tied at 4-under, and four players tied at 1-under, it is still anyone’s title to win. As the players make their way to the first tee, all eyes will be on Jason Day, Dustin Johnson, Branden Grace and Jordan Spieth. Three of …

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Evaluating The Top Ten Contenders For The Masters 2015

The Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia this week hosts the 79th Masters Tournament. Here we evaluate the chances of the world’s top ten players in claiming a green jacket. The top ten players in the current Official World Golf Rankings are as follows: Only two of the above top ten have worn the green jacket; Bubba Watson and Adam Scott, who have shared it …

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The Irish Open 2015 & Rory McIlroy’s Superstar Effect

The Irish Open will be one of the THE ‘must play’ events this year and it’s all because of Rory McIlroy.   The world’s number one golf is a powerful force. Rory McIlroy can affect the golfing industry by random actions and statements. However, when he focuses his star power behind a particular cause, the results can be incredible. This …

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Get Ready For The Ryder Cup Dance

The Grateful Golfer discusses the wildcard picks for both the European and US teams ahead of this year’s Ryder Cup at Gleneagles. The die has been cast! Both Ryder Cup Captains have chosen the last three players to complete their team. There is little question that these three picks are extremely important, but more so for the US team. The European …

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Is Golf Imploding?

Golf took another hit to its star power last week as Dustin Johnson withdrew from the World Golf Championships – Bridgestone Invitational due to certain ‘indiscretions’. The rash of top players not competing week in and week out is negatively affecting the viewership of golf. Is it possible that golf is on a steady and unstoppable decline? Tiger Woods’ medical absence …

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Moving Day at the US Open

Today is moving day! For all avid golfers, Saturday at any Major is the day to watch! This is when players press their advantage, try high risk shots, and watch the leaderboard as if it held the answers to the meaning of life! Martin Kaymer is the talk of the 114th US Open. His stellar player of back to back 65s is unmatched in golfing …

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