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Caddy Ken tests positive for COVID-19 forcing G-Mac to withdraw from Travellers

US OPEN champion Graeme McDowell has withdrawn from this week’s Travelers Championship in America, after his caddy tested positive for COVID-19. The Northern Ireland ace, who lives in Florida, pulled out of the PGA Tour event in Connecticut, on Tuesday night after it was confirmed caddy longstanding Ken Comboy had been diagnosed as having the […]

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Westwood to miss PGA Tour return – is it a clue British Masters will go ahead?

LEE Westwood is prepared to miss key events on the PGA Tour because of the planned quarantine restrictions to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in the USA. And his reasoning could be the biggest hint yet that the European Tour is ready to return to action in July at the British Masters, which Westwood is set […]

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Rory No. 1 in every sense as he wins TaylorMade Driving Relief skins shootout

THE scenario had been suggested… but World No. 1 Rory McIlroy made it happen when he claimed a $1.1million prize for his chosen charity by winning the TaylorMade Driving Relief skins match. Golf South’s preview of Sunday’s multi-million dollar fundraiser featuring four of the biggest names on PGA Tour, suggested if the back nine of […]

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TaylorMade Driving Relief could results in $1million shootout on Seminole’s 18th

RORY McIlroy and Dustin Johnson will battle for a share of $3million when they take on Rickie Fowler and Matthew Wolff in Sunday’s TaylorMade Driving Relief charity match at Seminole Golf Club. The format for the contest has been confirmed by the PGA Tour – the best ball-skins will see the value of each hole […]

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PGA Tour will return at Hogan’s Alley with Colonial’s Charles Schwab Challenge

THE PGA Tour will restart in Texas in two months’ time with the Charles Schwab Challenge Cup at Colonial Country Club –with at least the first four tournaments being played behind closed doors. PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan stressed the decision on whether spectators will be allowed in to watch events starting with July’s John […]

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USPGA is second Major of season to be put on hold because of coronavirus

THE USPGA Championship has become the second Major of the 2020 golf season to be postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. After days of speculation that the PGA of America, which organises the USPGA, was considering switching May’s tournament from San Francisco’s TPC Harding Park to Sawgrass, in Florida – where the Players Championship was […]

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Golf Tours facing month-long shutdown as The Players is cancelled after first round

GOLF fans across the UK were shocked to wake up to news that the PGA Tour had cancelled The Players Championship after the first round had been completed. The decision was made in the early hours UK time after play had finished for the day at Sawgrass with Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama leading after a superb […]

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World Golf Hall of Fame will induct Tiger Woods into the Class of 2021

TIGER Woods will enter the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2021, it was announced on Thursday. The Flordida-based golf heritage attraction will enshrine Woods – the 82-time PGA Tour winner – as part of its Class of 2021. Woods received the news of his impending induction in the Male Competitor category via phone from […]

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Royal Wimbledon’s Ryan Lumsden leads the 2020 Journey to Jordan No. 2 at Ayla Golf Club, after two rounds

Rookie Lumsden looking for first win as he leads Journey to Jordan No. 2 by two shots

ROYAL Wimbledon’s Ryan Lumsden has been knocking on the door since his MENA Tour debut last month… today he has the chance to grab his maiden victory. He has what could be a crucial two-shot lead after an extremely windy second round of the $75,000 Journey to Jordan No. 2 at the Greg Norman-designed Ayla […]

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Woburn’s Steve Lewton at the 2019 Korn Ferry Tour Qualifying School, at Orange County Golf Club, Florida

Lewton overtaken by Lexi Thompson’s older brother in race for Korn Ferry cards

WOBURN’S Steve Lewton surrendered the lead in the third round, at the final stage of the Korn Ferry Tour Qualifying School, on Saturday. But the 36-year-old, who was runner-up to Rory McIlroy at the 2006 European Amateur Championship, is on course to take the same parth as Surrey’s Ben Taylor. The Patchesham Park member is […]

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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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Tom Lewis practicsing at the 2019 Portugal Masters

Hertfordshire’s Lewis and Wallace gunning for more glory in Portugal Masters

DEFENDING Portugal Masters champion Tom Lewis could complete a hat-trick this week as he tees it up at Dom Pedro Victoria in the Algarve, starting tomorrow (Thursday). The Hertfordshire player won his second Portugal Masters crown last season, finishing three strokes ahead of Lucas Herbert and Oxfordshire’s Eddie Pepperell – his first victory since winning […]

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McDowell to star at McGinley’s Irish Open

MAJOR champion Graeme McDowell will be targeting a second win of the 2019 season when he returns to the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open this July, after the Northern Irishman claimed his first international title in four years last week. The 2010 US Open Champion is a popular figure on Irish soil and is sure […]

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Eddie puts prep and Pep-perell into Players

FRILFORD Heath’s Eddie Pepperell produced the performance of his life to shoot up the Players leaderboard even though he was eventually eclipsed by Rory McIlroy’s triumph at Sawgrass, finishing tied for third on Sunday. While Irish eyes were smiling as McIlroy sparked a huge St Patrick’s Day celebration with his first win in golf’s unofficial […]

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