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2018 WGC-HSBC Champion Xander Schauffele

Open Champion Lowry looks to win second HSBC title of the year at WGC in Shanghai

REIGNING Open champion Shane Lowry, and four golfers who have all won the Masters – Patrick Reed, Sergio Garci, Phil Mickelson and Bubba Watson – have confirmed their entry into ‘Asia’s Major.’ The quarter are heading to Shanghai at the end of this month to compete for the coveted WGC-HSBC Champions title. With Brooks Koepka, […]

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Aaron Cockerill playing in the 2019 Stone Irish Challenge

Why Canadian Cockerill won’t be crowing despite leading Stone Irish Challenge

AARON Cockerill’s red-hot form has travelled from Morocco to Ireland and he will take a share of the lead into day two at the Stone Irish Challenge. The Canadian, who has jumped from 97th to 50th on the Road to Mallorca rankings over the past three tournaments, carded a five-under par 67 to sit atop […]

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Finland’s Tapio Pulkkanen in the first round of the 2019 Italian Open

Pulkkanen makes most of quick greens to race into the lead at the Italian Open

FINLAND’S Tapio Pulkkanen fired a bogey-free 64 to take a one-shot lead after the opening round of the Italian Open with World No. 5 Justin Rose among those in contention in Rome. Pulkkanen is currently in 102nd position on the Race to Dubai with only one top 10 finish so far this season – eighth […]

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Cormac Sharvin in practice for the 2019 Stone Irish Challenge at Headfort Golf Club

Sharvin seeks breakthrough win at Stone Irish Challenge after securing 2020 tour card

THREE months on from finishing as the low-Irishman in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, Cormac Sharvin will be eyeing his first win on the European Challenge Tour when he tees it up in the Stone Irish Challenge at Headfort Golf Club starting today (Thursday). The Dublin-based pro, who has been enjoying a fine-campaign on […]

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Francesco Molinari talking to reporters at the 2019 Italian Open

Molinari’s memories of first Italian win as Rose wills Race to Dubai hopes to bloom

FRANCESCO Molinari and the Italian Open return to Olgiata Golf Club for the first time in 17 years this week – and it is safe to say a lot has changed for both player and event since 2002. Italy’s national open is now part of the prestigious Rolex Series, bringing a prize fund of $7million […]

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Birdietime.tv chief exectuive Mikko Back with Rufus Hack

European Tour signs a deal with top coaches to give golf fans plenty more Birdietime

THE European Tour and Birdietime.tv have launched a new online pay-per-view game improvement platform that connects fans to some of the world’s best coaches. Birdietime.tv offers diverse set of coaching videos from the game’s leading coaches including Tour professional Robert Rock, putting specialist Phil Kenyon, Surrey-based Hugh Marr, Lee Cromblehome, Rob Goldup and 3D biomechanics […]

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IAN POULTER in practice at the 2019 Italian Open

Poulter prepared for crack at third Italian Open 17 years after Rose putter primed win

IAN Poulter returns to the venue where he claimed his second Italian Open title 17 years ago hoping that another victory in the Rolex Series event can spark a late push in the Race to Dubai. The Ryder Cup legend won his maiden European Tour title in the Italian Open when it was played in […]

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First glimpse of 2022 Ryder Cup course at Marco Simone unveiled at Italian Open

THE 2022 Ryder Cup will take place at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club, in Italy, from September 30-October 2, 2022. It will be the first time the Ryder Cup has been played in Italy, with the country following England, Scotland, Spain, Ireland, Wales and France as European nations to host the biennial contest between […]

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2019 Farmfoods European Seniors Masters winner Thomas Levet

Levet’s harvest in Forest of Arden with first Staysure win at Farmfoods Masters

THOMAS Levet won his first Staysure Tour title by carding the lowest round of the final day at the Farmfoods European Senior Masters, at Forest of Arden Hotel and Country Club. The Frenchman, who made his over-50s debut in this event last year, posted a closing four-under par round of 68 to reach 10-under for […]

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2019 Lalla Aïcha Challenge Tour winner Oliver Farr

Farr wins Morocco’s Lalla Aïcha Challenge after superb 63 at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam

OLIVER Farr carded a scintillating nine-under par 63 in the final round to produce a stunning comeback and win his third European Challenge Tour title at Morocco’s Lalla Aïcha Challenge Tour. The Welshman started the day four shots behind overnight leaders Jack Senior and Joel Sjöholm. But Farr soon charged up the leaderboard with three […]

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Jon Rahm, winner of the 2019 Mutuactivos Open de Espana

Rahm defends Spanish Open title with runaway win over Cabrera-Bello and Del Val

JON Rahm successfully defended a title for the first time in his career as he stormed to a five-stroke victory at the Mutuactivos Open de España – as Rafa Cabrera-Bello and Samuel Del Val made it a Spanish one-two-three. The 24-year-old secured his fifth European Tour title in just his 39th start, becoming the fastest […]

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PAUL BROADHUST IN THE SECOND ROUND OF THE 2019 FARMFOODS EUROPEAN SENIOR MASTERS

Broadhurst fights ‘jet-lag’ in bid to win Farmfoods Senior Masters at Forest of Arden

TWO-time Senior Major Champion Paul Broadhurst heads a star-studded leaderboard at the Farmfoods European Senior Masters on seven-under par after posting a second round of 68, at Forest of Arden Hotel and Country Club. The Englishman carded five birdies, an eagle and three bogeys in his four -under par 68. The 2016 Senior Open winner […]

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Adri Arnaus playing in the second round of the 2019 Spanish Open

Spanish quartet at the top of the leaderboard in Madrid Open as Arnaus shares lead

RAFA Cabrera-Bello and Adri Arnaus lead a Spanish quartet at the top of the leaderboard at the halfway stage of the Open de España, delighting the home crowds at Club de Campo Villa de Madrid. The pair carded rounds of 65 and 66 respectively, sharing the lead on 11-under par, with Cabrera-Bello going bogey-free for […]

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England junior international Robin Williams playing on the MENA Tour’s Journey to Jordan 2

Williams beats field by eight shots at Ayla Golf Club in MENA Tour’s Jordan 2 event

ENGLAND junior international Robin “Tiger” Williams equalled the biggest-ever margin of victory on the MENA Tour – winning by eight shots in Jordan this week. The 18-year-old from Peterborough Milton Golf Club, who has been touted as England’s next world star, produced a grandstand finish to win the sixth leg of the Dubai-based Tour, which […]

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Portmarnock’s Robin Dawson playing in the first round of the Lalla Aïcha Challenge Tour

Dawson finally finds form in Morocco to lead Lalla Aïcha Challenge after first round

IRELAND’S Robin Dawson raced to the top of the leaderboard at the Lalla Aïcha Challenge Tour in what could be a pivotal week for the European Challenge Tour rookie. The 23-year-old posted eight birdies and 10 pars in a flawless eight-under par opening round of 64 on the Blue Course, at Royal Golf Dar Es […]

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2019 Scottish Senior Open winner Paul Lawrie

Lawrie hopes to bring form from Scottish Open down south to the Forest of Arden

PAUL Lawrie is targeting a continuation of his recent good form when he tees it up at the Farmfoods European Senior Masters at Forest of Arden Hotel and Country Club, from October 4-6. The Scot underwent foot surgery ahead of his rookie Staysure Tour season and after admitting he was not fully fit during the […]

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Kristian Krogh-Johannessen the first round leader of the 2019 Spanish Open

Arnaus gets nose in front of Rahm and Cabrera-Bello in race to win Spanish Open

ADRI Arnaus leads the home charge at the Mutuactivos Open de España, but sits two strokes behind Norway’s Kristian Krogh-Johannessen, who carded an eight under par 63 to lead at Club de Campo Villa de Madrid. Johannessen, who started the day on the 10th tee, made the turn in four-under after three birdies and an […]

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McLaren opens up throttle to lead Hero Indian Open after early start at Delhi’s DLF GC

WELLINGBORO’S Meghan MacLaren and Australian Whitney Hillier fired a pair of 67s to share the lead after a scorching opening round at the Hero Women’s Indian Open, as temperatures reached 35 degrees Centigrade, in Gurugram. MacLaren was the first woman to post her total on the challenging Gary Player Course at DLF Golf and Country […]

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Rhys Davies practising for the 2019 Lalla Aïcha Challenge Tourhe in Morocco

Rhys raring to go as Davies goes from house husband to Challenge Tour golfer again

RHYS Davies is set to make his European Challenge Tour return at this week’s Lalla Aïcha Challenge Tour almost a year after stepping away from the game to spend more time with his young family. The Welshman will return to action at the scene of his 2010 European Tour triumph, Royal Golf Dar Es Salam […]

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Jon Rahm during practice for the 2019 Spanish Open

Rahm ready to defend his Spanish Open title and aims for Seve’s five-wins record

JON Rahm feels calm ahead of his Mutuactivos Open de España title defence, believing the burden of pressure is no longer there after winning his national Open at the first attempt last year. The 24-year-old arrives at Club de Campo Villa de Madrid in strong form, having recorded seven top-ten finishes in his last 10 […]

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