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Newcomer Svensson Snatches Sony Open Lead In Hawaii

Canadian rookie Adam Svensson fired seven birdies and an eagle in a nine-under par 61 to seize the first-round lead Thursday in the US PGA Tour Sony Open in Hawaii by one stroke from Andrew Putnam. Svensson’s capped his round at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu with a birdie at the par-five 18th to nip past early pace-setter Putnam, who …

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Former Number One Spieth Eyes Comeback Year In 2019

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Jordan Spieth launches what he hopes will be a bounce-back 2019 campaign Thursday when he tees it up in the US PGA Tour’s Sony Open in Hawaii. The former world number one endured his worst professional season in 2018, finishing 31st in the US tour’s FedExCup points race and failing to qualify for the Tour Championship for the first time …

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Rested Spieth Hopes Ryder Cup Heroics Can Spark 2019 Revival

Three-time major winner Jordan Spieth sees this week’s Ryder Cup as a way to jump-start his 2019 campaign after a struggling season in which he failed to reach last week’s Tour Championship. The 25-year-old American hasn’t won since capturing last year’s British Open title, his best showing this year a third-place effort at the Masters. But 10th-ranked Spieth, also the 2015 …

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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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Exceptional Bogey-Free Round Gives Francesco Molinari His First Major

Francesco Molinari is your 2018 Open Champion at Carnoustie. After three generous rounds of conditions, the winds picked up in Scotland on Sunday, setting the stage for drama and carnage. The overnight leaders in Jordan Spieth, Xander Schauffele, and Kevin Kisner were well-placed, but Kisner started with a double bogey and another dropped shot within his first three holes. He would …

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Tee Times For A Wonderfully Poised Final Round Of The Open

With his sensational third round of 65, defending champion Jordan Spieth looks great ahead of Open Sunday. Despite leading on -9, a host of young upstarts, superstars and the old guard are ready and waiting to pounce if Spieth gets off to a poor start. There are 79 players in the field though, and interest remains throughout it. Wicklow’s Paul …

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Jordan Spieth Headlines American Trio In Lead Of The Open

American trio Jordan Spieth, Xander Schauffele and Kevin Kisner are tied for the lead after a thrilling third round at the British Open on Saturday. Reigning champion Spieth boosted his chances of retaining the Claret Jug with a six-under-par 65 to move to nine-under overall at Carnoustie. But Schauffele, who at 24 is the same age as Spieth, joined his …

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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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Webb Simpson Pushes Players Championship Lead To Seven Strokes

Webb Simpson will take a record seven-shot lead into the final round of the Players Championship after a four-under 68 on Saturday gave him 54-hole total of 19-under 197. Simpson’s three-round total matched the tournament record set by Australian Greg Norman in 1994 en route to a four-stroke victory. Simpson had been five strokes clear of three players after his …

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Jordan Spieth Blazes The Front Nine In 31 To Scare The Leaders

The story heading into Masters Sunday centred on the epic duel between leader Patrick Reed and second-placed Rory McIlroy. That contest has lived up to the billing thus far, with the dynamic duo trading shots across the front nine without really extricating themselves from the chasing pack. Reed is even par for the day through seven holes, McIlroy is +1, with genius …

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Dustin Johnson Reflects On The Freak Injury That Ended His Masters

World number one Dustin Johnson was forced to withdraw from the Masters on Thursday afternoon, minutes before he was due to tee off in the first hole. Johnson fell down the stairs of his rented property on Wednesday evening, putting his participation in the competition in doubt. The 32-year-old was on anti-inflammatories and bedrest for the rest of the night …

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Poll: Who Will Win The 2017 Masters?

Masters SHEBOYGAN, WI - AUGUST 13: Jordan Spieth of the United States and Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland walk together on the fifth hole during the first round of the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits on August 13, 2015 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

The day is finally here for golf fans all over the world. The first major of the year is taking place, and all eyes are on Augusta National for the Masters. But who will be putting on that famous green jacket on Sunday evening? Dustin Johnson was the outright favourite in many people’s eyes, but an injury on the eve of …

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