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Kuchar Extends Lead At Sony Open In Hawaii

Matt Kuchar was model of consistency, shooting a bogey-free 66 Saturday in the third round of the PGA Tour’s Sony Open to stretch his lead to two strokes over Andrew Putnam. Kuchar used a hot putter to roll in four birdies and missed just two greens in regulation on the Waialae Country Club course in Hawaii to move to 18-under …

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Gavin Moynihan Well-Placed For Best Ever European Tour Finish

The early beginnings of the 2019 European Tour season have presented a series of challengers a chance at glory. Just weeks after the Race to Dubai final, events such as this week’s Afrasia Bank Mauritius Open offer an opportunity to get a player’s foot on the winning ladder with some of the Tour’s biggest names not in attendance. One of …

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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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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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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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Padraig Harrington Shares The Lead At The Czech Masters

Three-time major winner Padraig Harrington is primed to claim his first victory in almost two years. October 2016 saw the Irishman win the Portugal Masters, but since then 22 missed cuts worldwide sum up his form. But the D+D Real Czech Masters has represented his best showing in years, and Harrington is tied for the lead with Andrea Pavan heading into the …

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Rory McIlroy Will Skip The First FedEx Cup Playoff This Week

A season that promised so much for Rory McIlroy has ultimately led to disappointment by his lofty standards. After a 2016 that saw him win his home Open, and two of the final three FedEx Cup playoff events, McIlroy went win-less in 2017 for the first time in nine years. The 29-year-old recovered early in 2018, winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational …

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