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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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Harrington Blog: Let’s Hear It For The Girls

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In association with  They say “everything happens for a reason.” I have been following young Leona Maguire at Tour school this week in her quest to gain membership of the LPGA tour in the States. It was a tough week for the 23-year-old, a former amateur, world number one, missing out by just one shot to advance to the final …

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Piercy Leads But Koepka Lurks At PGA Tour Event In South Korea

Veteran Scott Piercy took the second round lead at the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges on Friday with world number three Brooks Koepka lurking in second place. The 39-year-old Piercy defied his world ranking of 252 to fire a bogey-free seven-under-par round of 65, moving to nine under for the $9.5 million US PGA tournament. But Koepka, US PGA Tour …

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Sergio Garcia Makes Strong Start To Valderrama Title Defence

Sergio Garcia got off to a quick start in his bid for a third consecutive Valderrama Masters title on Thursday, as a three-under-par 68 left him just two strokes off the early clubhouse lead. Half of the field will finish their opening rounds on Friday after lengthy delays due to thunderstorms in Andalusia. England’s Ashley Chesters claimed the clubhouse advantage …

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Former Masters Champion Willett In Early Hunt On PGA Tour

Former Masters champion Danny Willett got into the hunt early at the CJ Cup in South Korea on Thursday. The Englishman has not won a tournament since his shock 2016 success at Augusta National, but was joint second with a three-under 69 in the first round of the $9.5 million US PGA tournament. Chez Reavie of the US was in …

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PGA Tour: Leishman Breezes To Victory In CIMB Classic

Australia’s Marc Leishman unleashed an early birdie barrage as he romped home by five shots to claim top place in the $7 million CIMB Classic on Sunday. At the par-72 TPC Kuala Lumpur, Leishman closed with a seven-under par 65 to finish the only PGA Tour event in southeast Asia at 26-under par 262 for his fourth win on the …

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