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Justin Rose Surrenders No.1 Spot Despite FedEx Cup Win

Justin Rose may have scooped the FedEx Cup trophy with a fourth-place finish at the Tour Championship on Sunday but it was not enough to prevent him from surrendering the coveted top spot in the world rankings. The 2016 Olympic champion will be replaced as world number one by Dustin Johnson when the new rankings are released on Monday. Johnson …

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2018 Ryder Cup: All You Need To Know About Team Europe

Thomas Bjorn’s Europe head into the Ryder Cup against the United States in Paris next week with five rookies and five major champions as they bid to regain the trophy after the 2016 defeat at Hazeltine. Team Europe are the underdogs this week at Le Golf National, as they host a USA side that pummelled them 17-11 last time around. …

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Vintage Woods Takes Three-Shot Lead At Tour Championship

Tiger Woods is one round away from ending his five-year victory drought after storming into a three-shot lead on day three of the Tour Championship here Saturday. Woods, 42 looked in a class of his own as he carded a five-under-par 65 to leave himself on 12 under for the tournament at Atlanta’s East Lake Golf Club. After an opening …

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Lowry Falls Behind As Herbert Claims Two-Shot Lead In Portugal

Australian Lucas Herbert will take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Portugal Masters after firing a seven-under-par 64 on Saturday, as Sergio Garcia showed signs of form ahead of the Ryder Cup. Herbert, who is ranked 158 in the world, rolled in eight birdies in Vilamoura to reach 19-under for the tournament. The 22-year-old is playing on …

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McIlroy Hoping To Provide Spark For Europe In Ryder Cup Showdown

Four-time major champion Rory McIlroy’s most important drive leading to the Ryder Cup might have come in a car instead of with a golf club. The 29-year-old Northern Irishman made a prank phone call to European captain Thomas Bjorn while driving with teammates Ian Poulter, Henrik Stenson and Tommy Fleetwood in what became a laugh-filled social media post. Whether its …

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GUI Select Brazill And Gleeson To Play Nassau Invitational

The Golfing Union of Ireland has selected Robert Brazill (Naas) and Alex Gleeson (Castle) to compete at the Nassau Invitational in New York from 5-7 October. West of Ireland champion Brazill will link up with Gleeson, the player he beat in the final of the West, for the trip to the States. Gleeson won the Bridgestone Order of Merit in 2018 and …

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The FedEx Cup Has Undergone A Drastic Revamp

The FedEx Cup has been the de facto Order of Merit tournament for the PGA Tour for over a decade. Aside from some initial teething problems that needed to be solved, the competition has largely remained the same since its inception in 2007. Players earn FedEx Cup points throughout the season (major championships count double), and the top 125 players …

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Spanish Golfer Found Dead At US Course, Man Charged With Murder

Police have charged a man with the premeditated murder of a Spanish golfer, Celia Barquin Arozamena, who investigators say was assaulted and killed on a golf course in the US state of Iowa. The 22-year-old’s body was discovered Monday by police officers who responded to a report of a “suspicious” unattended golf bag at the Coldwater Golf Links in Ames, …

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Tiger’s Ryder Cup Return To Cap Amazing Comeback Season

Playing in the Ryder Cup will be the culmination of an amazing comeback season for Tiger Woods, one the 14-time major champion feared might never happen after back surgery. The 42-year-old American has shown flashes of the form that made him golf’s dominant player in younger days in his first campaign after spinal fusion surgery, a last-gasp operation to try …

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Tiger Woods Set To Play Host Again At Bahamas Invitational

Tiger Woods announced plans to compete in his invitational-only Bahamas tournament, with India-based Hero MotorCorp renewing sponsorship for the Hero World Challenge. Woods, a 14-time major champion, shared ninth at the par-72 Albany layout last December to begin a successful comeback season from spinal fusion surgery at the event. This year, Woods has six top-six finishes, including a runner-up effort …

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Tony Finau Named Final Pick For US Ryder Cup Team

Tony Finau, a long-driving American golfer of Tongan and Samoan heritage, was named to the final vacant spot on the US Ryder Cup team on Monday by US captain Jim Furyk. The 28-year-old from Utah completes the 12-man American lineup that will defend the trophy against Europe in the biennial team golf showdown on September 28-30 at Le Golf National …

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JUST IN: Justin Rose Just Rose To World Number-1

American Keegan Bradley ended a six-year US PGA win drought on Monday, parring the first playoff hole to defeat Justin Rose – who still soared to become the world’s number one. Bradley fired a final-round six-under par 64 at Aronimink Golf Club to match Rose on 20-under par 260, then took advantage of the Englishman’s bogey at the par-4 18th on …

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Matt Fitzpatrick Wins Playoff To Defend European Masters Title

Matthew Fitzpatrick edged out Denmark’s Lucas Bjerregaard in a playoff on Sunday to become the first man to successfully defend the European Masters title at Crans Montana since Seve Ballesteros 40 years ago. The 24-year-old Englishman, who missed out on a Ryder Cup wildcard pick earlier this week, birdied the 18th hole to reach 17-under par for the tournament and …

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Rain-Hit BMW Championship Eyes Tuesday Finish If Needed

PGA officials intend to finish 72 holes at the rain-hit BMW Championship even if bad weather takes the US tour’s penultimate playoff event into Tuesday, organizers said Sunday. Three inches of rain have fallen since Thursday night to soften Aronimik Golf Club in suburban Philadelphia, according to PGA tournament director Carlton “Slugger” White. “Clearly we have kind of a mess …

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