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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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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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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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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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Justin Rose winner of the Turkish Airlines Open in 2017 and 2018

Rose will challenge Monty’s three-peat record in Turkey at Montgomery Maxx Royal

JUSTIN Rose will aim to become the first player in almost two decades to win three consecutive European Tour tournaments when he defends his title at next month’s Turkish Airlines Open. The Hampshire ace has been outstanding on his last two visits to Antalya, winning both the 2017 and 2018 Turkish Airlines Open titles with […]

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2019 Italian Open winner Bern Wiesberger

Wiesberger joins Rahm, Rose Noren and Willett in Rolex Series multiple winners’ club

BERND Wiesberger claimed his second Rolex Series title of 2019 and third European Tour victory of the season with a hard-fought victory in the Italian Open. The Austrian started the day three shots behind overnight leader Matthew Fitzpatrick, but carded a bogey-free final round of 65 to finish one shot clear of the Yorkshireman on […]

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Matt Fitzpatrick shot a 68 in the third round of the Italian Open

Fitzpatrick finds answers in Foster’s advice as he keeps narrow lead in Italian Open

YORKSHIRE’S Matthew Fitzpatrick staged an impressive fightback with four birdies in his final six holes to maintain his one-shot lead going into the final round of the Italian Open. The former Ryder Cup player bogeyed the second hole after an opening birdie and then slipped to one over par for his third round with a […]

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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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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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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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Danny Willett in the seocnd round of the 2019 BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth

Rahm ready for head-to-head with Willett at Wentworth to join legend Seve as a winner

JON Rahm and Danny Willett share a two-shot halfway lead at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. They head a star-studded leaderboard – also featuring local heroes Justin Rose and Paul Casey among others – sets up a thrilling weekend at the Surrey club’s Burma Road. The 2016 Masters Tournament champion Willett delighted the 20,802 […]

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Matt Wallace hit 65 in the first round of the 2019 BMW PGA Championship

Wallace wows Wentworth crowd as Ryder Cup trio bear down on first round leader

MATT Wallace delighted the Wentworth crowd in the opening round of the BMW PGA Championship, as the 29-year-old carded a flawless seven-under 65 to move into a one-stroke lead. The sun blazed down upon the pristine Wentworth Club as the prestigious championship – ushering in a new era as it moved date from May to […]

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Rory McIlory playing in practice for the 2019 BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth

Rory revved up for run at breaking five-win record as he returns to Wentworth

RORY McIlroy is targeting a second BMW PGA Championship title as he aims to round off a memorable season by matching his career-best total of five victories in a calendar year. The World No. 2 sealed his first victory at Wentworth Club in May 2014, kicking off a sequence that saw him capture his third […]

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European Tour announces first events of the 2020 Race to Dubai with similar pattern

THE European Tour has announced the initial sector of its 2020 schedule featuring 16 Race to Dubai events in 12 different countries, including the start of the fourth edition of the Rolex Series. The Hong Kong Open, at Hong Kong Golf Club, and the Alfred Dunhill Championship, at Leopard Creek, in South Africa, will launch […]

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Rory McIlroy who has confirmed he will play in the 2019 BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth

McIlroy heads to Wentworth seeking second BMW PGA title in new September slot

RORY McIlroy has confirmed he will join his Ryder Cup teammates Francesco Molinari, Tommy Fleetwood and Justin Rose in the field for September’s BMW PGA Championship at Surrey’s Wentworth Club. The four-time Major Champion won the prestigious BMW PGA Championship in 2014 and finished runner up to Molinari last year. McIlroy finished two shots behind […]

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Wiesberger Beefs up his career earnings with first Rolex win at Scottish Open

BERND Wiesberger secured his first Rolex Series title after defeating France’s Benjamin Hebert in a thrilling play-off at the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open. The Austrian, who was runner-up at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open just seven days ago, was not to be denied for a second consecutive week as he triumphed over Hebert […]

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Thomas on test Scottish links courses create… while Rory readies for title challenge

JUSTIN Thomas is determined to solve the conundrum of links golf when he makes his Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open debut at The Renaissance Club in East Lothian. The American Major winner has taken full advantage of the glorious surroundings of Scotland’s Golf Coast, enjoying a round with his father and compatriot Kevin Kisner, at […]

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