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2019 Omega European Masters winnerSebastian Soderberg

Sebastian ‘South Mountain’ is King of Crans after play-off win over Rory McIlroy

SEBASTIAN Soderberg came through a five-man play-off featuring World No. 2 Rory McIlroy to win his first European Tour title at the Omega European Masters. The 28-year-old Swede started the day four shots off the lead and remained there at the turn before he made five birdies in a row to surge to the top […]

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Rory McIlory in the second round of the 2019 Omega European Masters

FedEx champion Rory roars up leaderboard as mountain air also suits Gavin Green

RORY McIlroy produced a blistering finish to day two of the Omega European Masters and sits just one shot off the lead heading into the weekend, at Crans-sur-Sierre Golf Club. Malaysia’s Gavin Green posted a round of 64 from the very first group of the day to set the target at 11-under par. And while […]

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McIlroy maintains mulligan in the mountains would be marvellous despite millions

NEWLY-crowned FedEx Champion Rory McIlroy has had many incredible highs in his stellar career… but if he could take one tournament back, it would be the Omega European Masters of 11 years ago. The Northern Irishman was playing his rookie European Tour season and while he had put in some excellent performances, the then 19-year-old […]

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Fleetwood ready to climb the mountain in Crans in pursuit of second European top spot

TOMMY Fleetwood is ready for another exciting end of season run in as he arrives at the Omega European Masters for the first time since his 2017 Race to Dubai-winning season. The World No. 13 has become a model of consistency in recent years and has missed just a single European Tour cut since his […]

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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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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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Bjerregard marches into last 32 at WGC Match Play

A RECORD-breaking eight Europeans progressed to the last 32 at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play after another fascinating day at Austin Country Club. Denmark’s Lucas Bjerregaard was the only debutant in the field to top his group – setting up a clash against fellow Scandinavian Henrik Stenson. Bjerregard’s match with England’s Matt Wallace went all […]

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Molinari has hole lot of love at WGC-Dell World Match Play

FRANCESCO Molinari’s love affair with match play golf continued at Austin Country Club as the Italian cruised to a second successive victory in the group stages of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, beating his fellow 2018 Ryder Cup team-mate Thorbjørn Olesen 4&3, on Thursday. The reigning Race to Dubai Champion has won more holes than […]

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Casey has matchplay pedigree to extend Europe’s hold

PAUL Casey arrives at this week’s WGC-Dell Technologies World Match Play in buoyant mood after the Englishman defended a title for the first time in his professional career last week at the Valspar Championship on the US PGA Tour. The 41-year-old is the most recent of three Europeans to have won in consecutive weeks on […]

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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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Open 2014: Rory McIlroy leads as Tiger Woods makes solid start

Open 2014: Rory McIlroy leads as Tiger Woods makes solid start By Rob Hodgetts BBC Sport at Hoylake Open first round leaderboard -6 McIlroy (NI) -5 Manassero (Ita) -4 Koepka (US), E Molinari (Ita), F Molinari (Ita), Furyk (US), Garcia (Spa), Scott (Aus), Lowry (Ire) Selected others -3 Woods (US); -1 Westwood (Eng); Par Rose […]

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US Open 2014: Martin Kaymer leads Graeme McDowell

US Open 2014: Martin Kaymer leads Graeme McDowell from BBC Golf By Rob Hodgetts BBC Sport US Open 2014, Pinehurst, NC, first-round leaderboard -5: M Kaymer (Ger) -2: G McDowell (NI), K Na (US), F Quinn (US), B De Jonge (Zim) -1: H Stenson (Swe), B Snedeker (US), M Kuchar (US), B Todd (US), J […]

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