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The Best Photos From Europe’s Glorious Ryder Cup Victory

Thomas Bjorn and his twelve heroes have recaptured the Ryder Cup from a highly-fancied United States team. The two sides did battle over three days at Le Golf National in Paris, and the French Open venue proved a fitting host for a remarkable week. In truth, Team Europe had much of the legwork done over the first two days, gaining …

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Sergio Garcia’s Wildcard Pick For Ryder Cup Isn’t Going Down Well

Team Europe’s captain for the Ryder Cup, Thomas Bjorn, has made his all-important wildcard picks for the competition. After the conclusion of the Made in Denmark event, the eight automatic qualifiers for the European team were confirmed, with four wildcard picks to come today. But a roster that had three Ryder Cup veterans and major winners alongside five rookies meant …

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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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Johnson Shares U.S. Open Lead After Hugely Controversial Day

Dustin Johnson surrendered a four-shot lead in his first six holes and finished the day in a four-way tie for the US Open lead as Shinnecock Hills battered the world’s best golfers on Saturday. World number one Johnson closed with a bogey at the par-four 18th in a seven-over par 77 that left him tied atop the leaderboard at three-over …

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Power Ranking The Top 20 Contenders For The U.S. Open: 11-20

Ahead of the 118th U.S. Open this week, we rank the top twenty players in contention per the bookmakers’ odds. While conflicting thoughts abound on how difficult the set-up at Shinnecock Hills will be, we will focus on form, statistics, and event/course suitability in determining who is best placed to claim victory in the year’s second Major. Here we rank …

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Why USA’s ‘Best Ever’ Ryder Cup Team Will Probably Be Second Best, Again

CHASKA, MN - SEPTEMBER 26: Captain Davis Love III of Team USA speaks during a press conference prior to the 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club on September 26, 2016 in Chaska, Minnesota. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Captain Davis Love’s last pick is (finally) in and his “best ever golf team” is complete to take on a Team Europe lineup labeled “the worst team they’ve had in years”. Home advantage and vastly superior average world rankings over a Poulter-less European team may suggest a Minnesota mauling for Darren Clarke’s side… I wouldn’t bet on it. Ryder Cup week …

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Outside Bets For The Open Championship

The last time Pundit Arena gave you some outside bets for golf, we tipped Danny Willett at 66/1 at The Masters. Here’s who we’re backing for triumph at Troon. Henrik Stenson – 30/1 Not so much an outside bet, Stenson is being priced at a quite generous 30/1. Although the Swede hasn’t been playing too many tournaments of late and …

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The BMW Championship: Preview & Tips

The BMW Championship is the third leg of the FedExCup play-offs. It is the tournament where the real play-offs begin. Many of the positions in the Fedex standings have changed over the past two weeks and the winner of one or both of the last two events will help decide the eventual winner of the $10 million grand prize. In …

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Nordea Masters – Golf Betting Preview

PGA Sweden National in Malmö, Sweden hosts this week’s Nordea Masters on the European Tour. Thongchai Jaidee defends the title he won last year by beating Ryder Cup stars Victor Dubuisson and Stephen Gallacher in a playoff. Just five of the world’s top 50 players tee it up here this week, so opportunity knocks for the entire field. The par 72 course …

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The Players Championship 2015 – Golf Betting Preview

The top 50 players in the world head to TPC Sawgrass as we preview the Players Championship 2015.  German Martin Kaymer defends his title this week from all of the top 50 in the current Official World Golf Rankings and no less than 56 of the world’s top 60. Located in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, the world famous Pete Dye designed TPC Sawgrass is a par 72 measuring 7,215 …

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Evaluating The Top Ten Contenders For The Masters 2015

The Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia this week hosts the 79th Masters Tournament. Here we evaluate the chances of the world’s top ten players in claiming a green jacket. The top ten players in the current Official World Golf Rankings are as follows: Only two of the above top ten have worn the green jacket; Bubba Watson and Adam Scott, who have shared it …

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The Open: Big Guns Set To Battle For Claret Jug

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The third major of the year gets underway at Hoylake, Liverpool on Thursday morning and it is without doubt the most unique of golf’s biggest tournaments. The Open is the one of the four majors which presents golf according to how the sport’s founding fathers intended it to be played, taking place on a links course (the game’s inventors used the …

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This Week In Golf- BMW PGA & Crowne Plaza Invitational

This week the European Tour moved onto Wentworth in Surrey, England, for its flagship event, the BMW PGA Championship. Several of Europe’s Ryder Cup hopefuls were in action, and after an extremely dramatic final day, it was a Northern Irishman who pulled off an unlikely victory. Before play began on Thursday, Rory McIlroy was being written off as a potential …

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Adam Scott Holds Onto Top Spot In Style

Golf is a funny old game. Entering into the weekend’s BMW PGA championship at Wentworth and The Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial there was no shortage of enticing storylines. Eoin Purcell provides a round-up of just how these storylines played out over what proved to be a fantastic weekend of golf for Adam Scott and Rory McIlroy. The BMW is the …

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Golf: New Year, New Me

Eoin Cass discusses the recent changes in golf’s brief off-season 2014 has arrived and the turn of the year has brought many changes. Facebook was abuzz with the predictable “new year, new me” statuses. The notion of change for the better is a romantic one and oftentimes a fresh outlook can be the catalyst for success. The holiday season passed …

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