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Padraig Harrington Named European Captain For 2020 Ryder Cup

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Padraig Harrington has officially been announced as Europe’s captain for the 2020 Ryder Cup which will be held in Whistling Straits, Wisconsin. The three-time major winner was the clear favourite to take over from Thomas Bjorn and lead Europe into enemy territory as they attempt to defend the title they won in Paris last year. The Dubliner has appeared 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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Padraig Harrington To Cut US Schedule In Ryder Cup Boost

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Padraig Harrington revealed Thursday he is to cut back on his PGA Tour schedule to play more in Europe ahead of his expected appointment as the 2020 European Ryder Cup captain. Harrington remains the odds-on favourite to be handed the captaincy role in December and this despite suggestions there is one and possibly two other names being mooted to challenge …

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Flawless Garcia Closes In On Valderrama Treble, Lowry Sixth

Home favourite Sergio Garcia fired a magnificent seven-under-par 64 to seize a four-shot lead heading into the third and final round of the weather-hit Valderrama Masters on Saturday. The tournament host had not hit a shot since Thursday after thunderstorms forced the event to be cut to 54 holes, but he carded the lowest score of the week to close …

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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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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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Some Mixed Fortunes For The Irish At The Open Championship

The Open at Carnoustie has seen some of the top players in the world flourish, while offering a few surprises. Zach Johnson, Tommy Fleetwood and Jordan Spieth are at the business end of proceedings, but Dustin Johnson, Hideki Matsuyama and Branden Grace won’t be here for the weekend. The Irish contingent are also facing mixed results at the difficult links …

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Watch: Rickie Fowler Is Right In Contention At The Scottish Open

One of the enduring questions in golf concerns when Rickie Fowler will finally win a Major championship. Eight top five finishes in those big tournaments, including a best finish of sole second at this year’s Masters have teased both the fans and Fowler himself. The American’s chances at Carnoustie next week look pretty good though, judging by his showing in …

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