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Watch: The Top Five Most Unforgettable Masters Moments

Here we are. One day out from the start of everyone’s favourite major, and whether you’re a diehard golf nut or a casual fan, there’s no denying the excitement surrounding the Masters.  There’s just something special about Augusta. For over 80 years, the world’s best golfers have traveled to this small haven in the corner of Georgia to battle it …

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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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Golf-From Rory’s Collapse To Chambers Bay: Ranking The 10 Most Memorable Majors From The Past Decade

For primarily the wrong reasons, Sunday will live long in the memories of golf fans. The USGA’s farcical response to the penalty-that-wasn’t ruined what was becoming a great major. Chambers Bay last year ended in similarly controversial circumstances as what could loosely be described as greens took centre stage instead of the competitors. But what are the 10 most memorable …

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US Open Golf: Five To Watch At Oakmount

Jordan Spieth kicks off the defence of his US Open title this Thursday in golf’s second major of the year. While he is the obvious choice for those looking for a bet on who will win the title, this writer took a look at five others who may give the young American a run for his vast, vast amounts of …

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Ranking Golf’s Worst Ever Chokes

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA - APRIL 08: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland walks up the 18th hole during the second round of the 2016 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2016 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

The golf world is still reeling from Jordan Spieth’s capitulation around Amen Corner last week and Dustin Johnson’s 72nd hole collapse in Chambers Bay is still fresh in the memory. But where do they rank in the sport’s worst ever chokes? Only one entry per person (sorry Greg Norman). 13. Jordan Spieth – 2016 Masters This one takes it’s place …

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The Top Five Realistic Contenders For The 2016 Masters

With the highly anticipated Masters kicking off this evening , many people will look for an outside bet for the big cash win but this year there is a feeling that it may be a favoured competitor’s time to capture the green jacket on Sunday. Here are five realistic bets for the first Major of the year. _____ Rory McIlroy; It’s …

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Early Look At The 2016 Ryder Cup: Team USA

LOUISVILLE, KY - SEPTEMBER 16: The Ryder Cup is shown on the ninth hole during the European team photo shoot prior to the start of the 2008 Ryder Cup at Valhalla Golf Club on September 16, 2008 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

As the busiest and most anticipated season of professional golf begins to heat up, Rory Murphy takes a look at the biennial event which rounds off the year in a series of articles analysing different aspects of the competition. _____ USA Team The home team, bar a couple of variations depending on form, more or less picks itself and lines …

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US Open Day 2

The US Open has not disappointed the golfing world…..or has it? The top 10 on the 2015 US Open leaderboard is a list of the unexpected except for Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth and maybe Patrick Reed. At this point, it is possible to add Jason Day and Henrik Stenson to the list, but the rest are a bit of a …

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The US Open – Focus on Golf

With three days to go, the US Open looms on the horizon like a thunder-storm. The emphasis on everything but golf continues to garner attention through most media outlets. It appears that any side story, good or bad, is more important than the upcoming golf tournament where the best in the world vie for a national championship! The discussion of …

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The US Open – A Battle of Attrition

The US Open Golf Championship is the most challenging of all the Majors. Set to begin on 18 – 21 June, this year’s US Open may prove to be the toughest test in history for professional golfers. After fighting the fescue, the weather, and their nerves, someone at the end of 72 holes will be crowned the 2015 US Open …

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Should The Qualifying Age For The Champions Tour Be Reduced?

Should the qualifying age for the Champions Tour be reduced in an effort to breath new life into the competition? The Grateful Golfer discusses.  A great shift in the who’s who of golf has occurred. The reins of stardom were snatched by the young guns and they are embracing the limelight like iconic golfing figures of yesteryear. The age of …

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Wells Fargo Championship 2015 – Golf Betting Preview

Quail Hollow hosts the Wells Fargo Championship, where both Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler won their first PGA Tour event. J.B. Holmes defends his title from the likes of Henrik Stenson, 2006 champion Jim Furyk, Hideki Matsuyama, Sean O’Hair (2009 winner), Lucas Glover (2011), Derek Ernst (2013), Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy, the 2010 Wells Fargo Championship winner. Quail Hollow Club is a par …

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The Masters: Five To Watch

With no clear player expected to dominate the field, The Grateful Golfer gives his five to watch for The Masters 2015. With A sneaky dark horse thrown in.    Master week is finally here. All the hype generated this week will only accentuate the first Major of the year. Professional and amateur golfers all dream of conquering Amen Corner, avoiding …

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