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2020 WGC-Mexico Championship winner Patrick Read

Nothing ruffles Patrick Reed who claims second WGC title down Mexico way

PATRICK Reed drowned out the ongoing criticisms over his bunkergate in the Bahamas to land his second World Golf Championships title in a thrilling finish in Mexico City. Just when it looked as though Bryson DeChambeau, who has certainly public criticisms over his pace of play, was about to race to a first WGC title […]

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2019 South African Open winner Louis Oosthuizen

Oosthuizen bidding to match Immelman as back-to-back South African Open winner

DEFENDING champion Louis Oosthuizen would love to make a successful defence of his South African Open title. But the 2010 Open Champion will have some serious competition from two more home favourites desperate to lift one of the oldest trophies in golf at Johannesburg’s Randpark GC this week. Oosthuizen has been at the very top […]

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2019 Scandinavian Invitataion winner Erik van Rooyen

Rookie winner MacIntyre leads young charges at 2020 Omega Dubai Desert Classic

EUROPEAN Tour Rookie of the Year Robert MacIntyre has added his name to a world-class Omega Dubai Desert Classic field in January. The Scotsman, who claimed the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year Trophy in November, will be joined by Italy’s Guido Migliozzi and South Africans Christiaan Bezuidenhout and Erik van Rooyen, who all […]

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The 2019 Hero Challenge Dubai participants

Hero Challenge continues for three more years as British Masters readies for Toon trip

THE Hero Challenge – featuring Major champions and Ryder Cup stars tackling tough short-hole targets in spectacular locations – is to expand over the next three years, the European Tour has announced. The innovative format tournament, which has been played against stunning backdrops – including the Dubai skyline, the Liverpool docks, London’s Canary Wharf and […]

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Christiaan Bezuidenhout practicising at the 2019 Nedbank Golf Challenge at Sun City

Bezuidenhout can’t wait to hear Sun City fans’ roar at Nedbank Golf Challenge

NEDBANK Golf Challenge debutant Christiaan Bezuidenhout is living the dream as he prepares to tee it up in “Africa’s Major” for the first time in his career, in the penultimate Rolex Series event of the 2019 Race to Dubai. The 25-year-old has had a break-out year on the European Tour in his second full season, […]

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Wiesberger gets 10-out-of-10 for sharing Scottish Open lead with Slattery after a 61

BERND Wiesberger carded the lowest round of his European Tour career to share the halfway lead of the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open at The Renaissance Club. The Austrian, whose previous low round was 63, made 11 birdies – including five in a row to end his round – to sign for a 10-under par […]

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Gallacher survives snowman to become Indian Open Hero

STEPHEN Gallacher birdied three of his last four holes to produce a stunning comeback and win his first European Tour title in five years at the Hero Indian Open. The Scot had shared the first round lead but a second round 74 saw him slip back and his chances looked doomed when he made a […]

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