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Golf: Pieters grabs early lead at Saudi International

01 January, 2019 11:48 pm 11:48 pm

RIYADH (Reuters) – Belgian Thomas Pieters struck a flawless seven-under-par 63 to carve out a two-shot lead after the opening round of the inaugural Saudi International in King Abdullah Economic City on Thursday. Starting on the back nine, the three-times European Tour winner made birdies on the 12th and 13th holes and another on the … Read More

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Howell clings to lead as Gore and Champ charge in Georgia

11 November, 2018 9:52 am 9:52 am

ATLANTA (Reuters) – Charles Howell III wobbled with two back nine bogeys but clung to a one-stroke lead over Jason Gore and Cameron Champ on a tightening third round leaderboard at the RSM Classic in Georgia. Despite the shaky moments, Howell carded a two-under 68 to be on a 16-under total of 196 at a … Read More

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Golf: Koepka named PGA Tour Player of the Year

10 October, 2018 9:15 am 9:15 am

(Reuters) – Brooks Koepka added another accolade to a sensational season on Tuesday when, as had been widely expected, he was named PGA Tour Player of the Year following a 2017-18 campaign highlighted by two major victories. Koepka landed the coveted honour despite missing nearly three months with a wrist injury as he would go … Read More

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Shabbir clinches title of UMA CNS Open Golf Championship 2018

09 September, 2018 10:47 pm 10:47 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The closing and prize distribution ceremony of UMA Chief of the Naval Staff Asian Tour Open Golf championship 2018 was held at the picturesque Karachi Golf Club on Monday. Vice Chief of Naval Staff Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat was the chief guest on the occasion. The four days long championship was … Read More

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Rose could become world number one with BMW final round in doubt

09 September, 2018 9:12 am 9:12 am

(Reuters) – Englishman Justin Rose could become world number one without hitting another shot following Sunday’s washout at the BMW Championship in Pennsylvania. Persistent rain on Sunday gave PGA Tour officials no choice but to postpone the final round at Aronimink in suburban Philadelphia until Monday. The first groups are scheduled to tee off at … Read More

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Scott ‘didn’t have it the last couple of holes’

08 August, 2018 8:55 am 8:55 am

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – Adam Scott flirted with becoming only the fourth Australian player with multiple major titles before finishing third behind Brooks Koepka and Tiger Woods at the PGA Championship on Sunday. Scott clawed into a tie for the lead with five holes left but could not match Koepka’s consecutive birdies at the 15th … Read More

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Golf – Woodland leads PGA with record low halfway score

08 August, 2018 10:05 am 10:05 am

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – Gary Woodland posted a record low halfway score at a PGA Championship, Brooks Koepka and Charl Schwartzel matched the lowest round in tournament history and half the field failed to complete the weather-delayed second round on Friday. A day that began under a cloudless sky ended prematurely when a thunderstorm ended … Read More

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Golf – Woodland chops away to take lead at PGA Championship

08 August, 2018 9:00 am 9:00 am

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – Journeyman Gary Woodland, who has never posted a top-10 finish in a major, found himself leading after the first round PGA Championship on Thursday firing a six-under 64 to nudge Rickie Fowler out of top spot. For most of the day Fowler had ruled the leaderboard after launching his quest for … Read More

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Golf – Hall produces Faldo-like performance to win Women’s Brit...

08 August, 2018 10:14 am 10:14 am

(Reuters) – England’s Georgia Hall was born during the 1996 Masters and she produced a Nick Faldo-like performance to win the Ricoh Women’s British Open in Lancashire on Sunday. Hall was named Georgia in honour of the American state that hosts the Masters, which Faldo won two days after she was born, with a famous … Read More

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Thomas opens three-shot lead over McIlroy at Bridgestone

08 August, 2018 10:00 am 10:00 am

OHIO (Reuters) – Justin Thomas turned on the jets midway through the third round and opened a three-stroke lead at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio . A week before defending his title at the PGA Championship, Thomas carded three-under 67 after starting the day tied for the lead with Englishmen Ian Poulter and Tommy … Read More

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Golf – Schniederjans leads Barracuda Championship

08 August, 2018 9:00 am 9:00 am

(Reuters) – Ollie Schniederjans eagled the 18th hole to finish top of the leaderboard after the first round of the Barracuda Championship in Reno on Thursday. The 25-year-old also carded six birdies at the PGA Tour event, which uses a modified Stableford scoring system, and leads on 17 points. The format awards eight points for … Read More

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Golf: DeChambeau apologises for behaviour at European Open

07 July, 2018 9:31 am 9:31 am

(Reuters) – American golfer Bryson DeChambeau has apologised after being rebuked for his behaviour at the end of European Open in Germany on Sunday. DeChambeau threw away any chance of victory with an error-strewn meltdown as he played the final four holes in five over par, including a triple bogey at the last on the … Read More

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No regrets for McIlroy as birdie blitz falls short

07 July, 2018 9:53 am 9:53 am

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (Reuters) – It was another case of what might have been in a major for Rory McIlroy after he threatened to deliver victory at the British Open on Sunday before settling for a tie for second place. The 29-year-old Northern Irishman looked down and out in the closing round when bogeys at the … Read More

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Golf: Spieth says game is back, despite Open blowout

07 July, 2018 9:51 am 9:51 am

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (Reuters) – Jordan Spieth pronounced himself “back in business” on Sunday despite falling short in his quest to join an elite list of players to win consecutive British Opens. The 24-year-old American put a title-less year behind him over the first three days at Carnoustie and after a magnificent six-under-par 65 on Saturday, … Read More

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