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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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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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Finau Sinks Three Birdies To Atone For Unlucky Bounce

Tony Finau charged into a three-stroke lead at the midway point of the WGC-HSBC Champions on Friday with a splendid five-under 67 that was slowed only by an improbable hard-luck bounce off a sprinkler head. Finau had snatched the lead from overnight front-runner Patrick Reed and was pulling away after birdies on five of the first 10 holes despite swirling …

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Watch: McIlroy Gets Creative As Reed Shines In Shanghai

Patrick Reed was in glittering form in his first competitive round following the Ryder Cup, posting a superb eight-under-par 64 for the opening-round lead at the WGC-HSBC Champions. The reigning Masters champ overcame gusting winds en route to an eight-birdie, bogey-free performance at the $10 million tournament in Shanghai. The 28-year old let his game do the talking at par-72 …

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Harrington Blog: So, You Want To Be A Pro?

In association with  ___ Prologue – The bicycle ride. Consider the following scenario, you, or your son, (bear with me on the male angle) play golf and are in that rarified bracket of finding it, well, dare I say it, quite easy? A ton of fun, I mean who doesn’t have fun hitting it 300 yards with a baby draw? …

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Lowry Reduces Gap To Garcia, But Event Postponed To Monday

Despite the week-long storms in Spain, the Valderrama Masters is set for an intriguing finish. Delays each day, meaning that the first two rounds didn’t finish until yesterday and the 126-man field was still full, saw the event cut to 54 holes. Even with that, a Monday finish is necessary to complete the tournament. Home favourite and two-time event winner, …

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Flawless Garcia Closes In On Valderrama Treble, Lowry Sixth

Home favourite Sergio Garcia fired a magnificent seven-under-par 64 to seize a four-shot lead heading into the third and final round of the weather-hit Valderrama Masters on Saturday. The tournament host had not hit a shot since Thursday after thunderstorms forced the event to be cut to 54 holes, but he carded the lowest score of the week to close …

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