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The class of 2019 - European Challenge Tour graduates at the Challenge Tour Grand Final

Laporta opens the door to European Tour debut with Challenge Tour Grand Final

FRANCESCO Laporta secured a wire-to-wire victory at the Challenge Tour Grand Final at Mallorca’s Club de Golf Alcanada. And in doing so finished the season as the 2019 Road to Mallorca No. 1, overtaking Scotland’s Calum Hill, who could not add to his two previous Challenge Tour wins in 2019. The Italian battled testing conditions, […]

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2019 Turkish Airlines Open winner Tyrrell Hatton

Tyrrell trips light fantastic to win Turkish Airlines Open in floodlit play-off against five

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE’S Tyrrell Hatton survived a six-man play-off under floodlights at the Turkish Airlines Open to win the $2million Rolex Series winner’s cheque. The 28-year-old jumped to the top of the qualifying list to play in next year’s Ryder Cup. The former B.B.&O. amateur had to chip-in to keep his hopes alive on the first trip […]

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Matthias Schwab in the second round of the 2019 Turkish Airlines Open

Captain America Reed waits in wings as Matthias Schwab leads Turkish Airlines Open

MATTHIAS Schwab maintained his position at the top of the Turkish Airlines Open leaderboard after another low-scoring day at The Montgomerie Maxx Royal. But America’s Patrick Reed, who received a captain’s pick for the Presidents Cup overnight, clearly took inspiration from his phone call with United States captain Tiger Woods. Reed – nicknamed Captain America […]

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AUSTRIA’S Matthias Schwab in the first round of the 2019 Turkish Airlines Open

Tom Lewis looks to back up Korn Ferry win with another at Turkish Airlines Open

HERTFORDSHIRE’S Tom Lewis and Matthias Schwab share a one-shot lead fter a low scoring opening day in the Turkish Airlines Open at The Montgomerie Maxx Royal. Perfect conditions greeted the leading players on the 2019 Race to Dubai as they gathered in Antalya for the sixth Rolex Series event of the season. And it was […]

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Justin Rose, who won a play-off to defend his Turkish Airlines Open title in 2018

Justin Rose attempting 3-peat at Turkish Airlines Open to join Faldo, Monty & Woosie

AS twice-defending champion, Justin Rose is bidding to join a list of European Tour greats as he returns to the Turkish Airlines Open. If the North Hants GC member were to successfully defend his title for the second year in a row, Rose would join Nick Faldo, Colin Montgomerie and Ian Woosnam as the only […]

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Dutch golfer Wil Besseling hopes for a strong finish on the Road to Mallorca to earn his European Tour card for 2020

Besseling hoping to reverse 2018 and move into top 15 at final Road to Mallorca event

WIL Besseling goes into the Challenge Tour Grand Final with a real chance of earning a European Tour card at the end of the week. Such an outcome would complete a drastic change in fortunes for the player ranked No. 18 on the Road to Mallorca going into the season’s climax on the Spanish island. […]

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Open Champion Shane Lowry

Open Champion Lowry looks to round season off by taking No. 1 spot on Race to Dubai

OPEN Champion Shane Lowry has his sights set on a strong finish to the 2019 Race to Dubai with the aim of becoming European No. 1 for the first time in his career as he prepares for the Turkish Airlines Open. The Irishman, who triumphed at Royal Portrush in July, is less than 700 points […]

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2019 WGC-HSBC CHAMPIONS winner Rory McIlroy

McIlroy completes World Golf Championships treble with HSBC Champions win

RORY McIlroy overcame Xander Schauffele in a play-off to win his third World Golf Championships title at the WGC-HSBC Champions, in China. The Northern Irishman – who claimed his second Fedex Cup win in August – entered the final day at Sheshan International Golf Club with a one-shot lead. And McIlroy still held that as […]

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Rory McIlroy playing in the third round of the WGC-HSBC Champions at Shenzen International

Rory McIlroy closes in on World Golf Championship hat-trick but Louis’s lurking

RORY McIlroy carded a third consecutive round of 67 to take a one-shot lead into the final day of the WGC-HSBC Champions. The World No. 2 is going in search of a third World Golf Championships title – and went bogey-free to move to 15-under and edge one clear of Louis Oosthuizen. The South African […]

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Lundberg claims EuroPro Tour Championship in play- off win at Desert Springs

SWEDEN’S former European Tour Mikael Lundberg beat Essex’s James Allen in a play-off to claim the 2019 PGA EuroPro Tour Championships 2019 at Desert Springs. Lundberg had to survive three holes of sudden-death before he could clinch the season-ending tournament – and the Order of Merit title – thanks to his second EuroPro win of […]

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Matt Fitzpatrick in the second round of the 2019 WGC-HSBC Champions, at Shenzen International

Matt Fitzpatrick wants to extend winning run at HSBC Champions but Rory’s ready

MATT Fitzpatrick will take a one-shot lead into the weekend at the WGC-HSBC Champions as he seeks the victory that will extend his winning streak over the first four years of his career to a win in every season. But he will have World No. 2 Rory McIlroy breathing down his neck at Shanghai’s Sheshan […]

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Li Haotong walks down the 18th hole in the first round of the 2019 HSBC Champions

Li Haotong rewards Chinese crowd with first-round lead at WGC-HSBC Champions

LI Haotong carded a brilliant 64 to thrill the home crowds and open up a one-shot lead after the first round of the WGC-HSBC Champions. The World No. 59 announced himself to the world with a top 10 at Sheshan International Golf Club in 2015, and since then has gone on to claim two European […]

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Annika Sorenstam who will make her debut in the 2019 Father Son Challenge

Sorenstam set to make debut in Father Son Challenge at The Ritz-Carlton in Orlando

SWEDEN’S Annika Sorenstam is set to become the first female professional to compete in this year’s PNC Father Son Challenge at Orlando’s Ritz-Carlton Golf Club at Grande Lakes. The “greatest woman golfer of the modern era” will play alongside her father Tom, and fellow major champions, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Tom Watson, in Florida, […]

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Iron Golfer Luke Willett

‘Iron Golfer’ Luke Willett completes his Great British Open Challenge at Sandwich

“IRON Golfer” Luke Willett completed successfully completed his Great British Open Challenge, holing out after playing 252 holes at 14 of the best known courses in UK – and after cycling some 830 miles in just 10 days. What started as a daydream became a reality after Luke cycled to all 14 historic courses that […]

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Rory McIlroy at a press conference before the 2019 WGC-HSBC Champions

HSBC Champions preview: Rory McIlroy ready to roar by claiming third WGC title

RORY McIlroy is itching to get back into the winner’s circle at a World Golf Championships event as he prepares to tee it up at this week’s WGC-HSBC Champions. The Northern Irishman won his second and latest WGC event in 2015. And since then has had nine top 10s in the tournaments, including a fourth […]

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Tour stars including Rory McIlory meet members of the CGA-HSBC China Junior Golf Program

Finest China on display as McIroy & Co. offer up tips at HSBC Champions practice

SOME of China’s leading young golfers got some first-class tips from the world’s best Tour players, including Rory McIlroy and HSBC Champions’ defending champion Xander Schauffele, in Shanghai. Schauffele joined World No. 2 McIlroy, Hampshire’s US Open winner Justin Rose, and Woburn’s Ryder Cup legend Ian Poulter met stars of the CGA-HSBC China Junior Golf […]

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Sweden’s Niclas Weiland in the second round of the 2019 Ras Al Khaimah Open

Ras Al Khaimah Open: Henry shooting the breeze with brother-in-law on the bag

SCOTLAND’S Scott Henry climbed to the top of the leaderboard after enjoying some serious family time during the Ras Al Khaimah Open. The Challenge Tour regular followed his opening-round 65 with a six-under par 66, at the United Arab Emirates’ Tower Links Golf Club, on Tuesday. The 32-year-old from Clydebank had brother-in-law Christopher Walker on […]

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Switzerland’s Marco Iten playing in the first round of the 2019 Ras Al Khaimah Open on the MENA Tour

Marco Iten makes two eagles in Q-School warm-up to lead MENA Ras Al Khaimah Open

SWITZERLAND’S Marco Iten made a stunning debut on the MENA Tour as two eagles on the back nine of Tower Links Golf Club helped him soar to the top of the Ras Al Khaimah Open leaderboard on the opening day. The 29-year-old, from Zurich, was playing on a special exemption – trying to get some […]

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2019 PORTUGAL MASTERS WINNER STEVEN BROWN, FROM WENTWORTH GOLF CLUB

Vilamoura victory changes life of Wentworth academy’s latest winner Steven Brown

SURREY’S Steven Brown overturned a three-stroke deficit to win his first European Tour title at the Portugal Masters and secured his playing rights for the 2020 season in the process. The Wentworth member arrived in Portugal needing a top-three finish to secure his card for 2020– and started the final day in the Algarve in […]

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OLIVER fisher playing in the second round of the 2019 Portugal Masters

Fisher hits 12-under mark to lead Portugal Masters again … but without a 59 this time

OLIVER Fisher holds the second round lead at the Portugal Masters for the second-consecutive year after moving to 12-under par at Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course, in Vilamoura. The 31-year-old Essex pro shared the 36-hole lead in 2018, but holds it outright 12 months on after a second round of 65, which included two eagles […]

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