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“Rugby Players Want To Associate With Golfers” – Chubby Chandler Enters The Rugby Sphere

Anyone who knows their golf will know about Andrew ‘Chubby’ Chandler.  The 65-year-old Lancashire native is one of the sport’s most high-profile agents and throughout his agency career, he has had the likes of Rory McIlroy, Charl Schwartzel, Matt Fitzpatrick, Lee Westwood and Danny Willett under his wing. Darren Clarke remains one his most high-profile clients. As the founder of ISM …

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Woods-Mickelson $10M Showdown Reportedly Set For November

The big-money one-on-one showdown between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson is on for November, ESPN reported Thursday. The US sports broadcaster, citing unnamed sources, said the made-for-TV exhibition that’s been in the works for some months will be held at Shadow Creek Golf Course in Las Vegas over the US Thanksgiving holiday weekend — either November 23 or 24. Woods …

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This Phil Mickelson Advert Has To Be Seen To Be Believed

The much publicised $10m match between Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods is reportedly set for Thanksgiving. That mind-boggling amount clearly wasn’t enough for Mickelson however, whose appearance in apparel newcomers Mizzen and Main has everyone talking. Per ESPN’s Darren Rovell, the brand have purchased their first ever TV commercial, suitably on the Golf Channel, and have made it one to …

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Tributes Pour In As Aussie Golfer Lyle Halts Cancer Treatment

Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle has moved into palliative care and is bracing for the worst after ceasing treatment for cancer, sparking an outpouring of sadness Wednesday from fellow players. The 36-year-old former US PGA Tour stalwart said his body could take no more after a third battle with acute myeloid leukaemia, which returned last year. “My heart breaks as I …

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2018 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational Preview And Betting Tips

Firestone Country Club hosts the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational for the final time this week. It has hosted most iterations of the event, as part of the prestigious four-tournament WGC series, since its inception in 1999, but the tournament will move to Memphis, Tennessee next year. Firestone is very long for a par 70, measuring 7,400 yards, though most winning scores go into …

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Dustin Johnson Extends Lead As World #1

American Dustin Johnson extended his lead over Justin Rose as world number one on Monday, after easing to victory in the Canadian Open the previous day. The former US Open champion has now won three PGA Tour titles this year and spent 72 of the last 76 weeks at the top of the world rankings. The world’s top 50 will …

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Where Does The 2018 Open Rank Among Those Of The Last Decade?

Francesco Molinari’s triumph at Carnoustie last week was one of the most memorable Open Championships in recent memory, but where does it rank among those that took place over the past decade? 10) 2010 at St Andrews Louis Oosthuizen romped home at the Old Course despite trailing Rory McIlroy by two shots after the latter’s record-tying opening round of 63. …

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McDowell Shoots Up RBC Canadian Leaderboard, Lowry Rebounds

It’s a crucial time of the season for Ireland’s golfers on Saturday in Canada. The top 125 players in the FexEx Cup rankings retain their PGA Tour card for next season, and with only three events left after this weekend until the FedEx Cup layoffs begin, it’s now a matter of urgency for players to secure their place on the …

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How The 2018 Ryder Cup Teams Would Look If They Were Picked Today

Jim Furyk and Thomas Bjorn will both have selection headaches to contend with ahead of the September spectacular. Both are Captains of their respective teams for the 2018 Ryder Cup, and given that there’s still a lot of qualifying points to be won, the composition of both teams will chop and change before the much vaunted Captain’s picks. In order to …

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‘It Stings’, Admits Tiger As British Open Charge Fades Away

Tiger Woods at one moment looked like completing an astonishing fairytale comeback when he led the British Open in the final round on Sunday but ultimately came up short, posting a level par 71 to finish five-under for the tournament. However, the 42-year-old 14-time major winner had his rivals rattled when he grabbed the lead thanks to two birdies on …

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Exceptional Bogey-Free Round Gives Francesco Molinari His First Major

Francesco Molinari is your 2018 Open Champion at Carnoustie. After three generous rounds of conditions, the winds picked up in Scotland on Sunday, setting the stage for drama and carnage. The overnight leaders in Jordan Spieth, Xander Schauffele, and Kevin Kisner were well-placed, but Kisner started with a double bogey and another dropped shot within his first three holes. He would …

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Rory McIlroy Struggling Early In The Final Round Of The Open

It’s Major Sunday at Carnoustie, but high winds have made conditions their most difficult all week. Twelve players were within four shots of the lead heading into today’s final round, and that has already been cut down to seven. Jordan Spieth, Xander Schauffele, and Kevin Kisner began the round on nine under. The former duo are in the final group, …

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