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Harrington In Line For Ryder Cup Captaincy As Westwood Withdraws

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Lee Westwood has ruled himself out of the running to be Europe’s next Ryder Cup captain, leaving Padraig Harrington as the overwhelming favourite. Westwood had previously expressed a desire to captain Europe at Whistling Straits in 2020, but told the Daily Telegraph he would “wait until Rome” hosts the biennial contest in 2022 to make his bid for the role. …

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Brooks Koepka Voted US PGA Tour Player Of The Year

Brooks Koepka, this year’s US Open and PGA Championship winner, was announced as the US PGA Tour Player of the Year, having won a vote by tour players. The 28-year-old American captured the Jack Nicklaus Trophy after a historic 2017-18 campaign that saw him defend his US Open crown by winning at Shinnecock and then deny Tiger Woods a 15th …

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Harrington Blog: Debunking The Phenomenon Of ‘Voodoo Golf’

In association with In this week’s blog, Tadhg Harrington warns of the pitfalls of ‘YouTube’ and self-taught golf and gives his tips for avoiding them. _____ Let me tell you a story… Every Saturday, Bob the accountant, plays in his regular four-ball, at the local municipal. One particular Saturday, he notices that one of his playing partners, Jim, a qualified …

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Tyrrell Hatton Denied Dunhill Hat-Trick After Back Nine Collapse

Lucas Bjerregaard’s barnstorming final round at St Andrews on Sunday saw the Dane take advantage of a back-nine collapse from Tyrrell Hatton, who missed out on a third successive Alfred Dunhill Links Championship title. England’s Hatton held a five-stroke lead after a run of four consecutive front-nine birdies, but fell apart on the back nine with four bogeys. Hatton, bidding …

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Ryder Cup Heroes Atop The Leaderboard At Dunhill Links

There’s no sign of a post-Ryder Cup hangover for some of Team Europe’s stars at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. Tyrrell Hatton has won this prestigious event for the last two years running, but after the triumph at Le Golf National last week, he could be forgiven for taking it handy in Scotland. But the Englishman holds a one shot …

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The Forecast: Your Guide To This Weekend’s Sporting Action

Pundit Arena previews a massive weekend of sporting action with the latest instalment of The Weekend Forecast, in association with RNLI. What? Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on the European Tour. When? Thursday 4 – Sunday 7 October. Where? The competition is played on three different links courses, centred on the “home of golf”, St Andrews in Fife, Scotland. Where can I …

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Graeme McDowell: Ryder Cup Winners Left Egos At Door

Graeme McDowell at the Ryder Cup 2018 in France

Ryder Cup vice-captain Graeme McDowell believes the key to Europe’s success against the United States was that the players treated each other as equals and left their “egos at the door”. Masters champion Patrick Reed criticised the leadership of the US team following their 17.5 to 10.5 defeat in France at the weekend. In comments reported by the New York …

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Reed Sensationally Blames Spieth & Furyk For US Ryder Cup Defeat

Patrick Reed has said that US Captain Jim Furyk’s decision not to pair him with Jordan Spieth was behind the defeat to Team Europe at the 2018 Ryder Cup. Reed admitted egos were a problem for the American team as he blamed Jordan Spieth for the end of their successful Ryder Cup partnership, before going on to describe US captain Jim Furyk’s …

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