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NICHOLAS Colsearts playing in the third found of the 2019 Open de France

Nicholas Colsearts goes three clear at Le Golf National in bid to claim Open de France

NICOLAS Colsaerts will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the Amundi Open de France after a Saturday round of 67 took him to 13-under, at Le Golf National. The big-hitting Belgian claimed the last of his two European Tour titles in 2012, the same season he was part of the famous Miracle […]

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FRENCH GOLFER BENJAMIN HEBERT

Hebert, Perez and Langasque excited by playing French Open at Le Paris National

BENJAMIN Hebert is currently the top ranked French player on the Race to Dubai, and he is hoping a maiden European Tour win on home soil at this week’s Amundi French Open can help him break into the top 10 – or better. The 32-year-old has two second place finishes this season, at the Volvo […]

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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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2018 WGC-HSBC Champion Xander Schauffele

Open Champion Lowry looks to win second HSBC title of the year at WGC in Shanghai

REIGNING Open champion Shane Lowry, and four golfers who have all won the Masters – Patrick Reed, Sergio Garci, Phil Mickelson and Bubba Watson – have confirmed their entry into ‘Asia’s Major.’ The quarter are heading to Shanghai at the end of this month to compete for the coveted WGC-HSBC Champions title. With Brooks Koepka, […]

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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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2019 Farmfoods European Seniors Masters winner Thomas Levet

Levet’s harvest in Forest of Arden with first Staysure win at Farmfoods Masters

THOMAS Levet won his first Staysure Tour title by carding the lowest round of the final day at the Farmfoods European Senior Masters, at Forest of Arden Hotel and Country Club. The Frenchman, who made his over-50s debut in this event last year, posted a closing four-under par round of 68 to reach 10-under for […]

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PAUL BROADHUST IN THE SECOND ROUND OF THE 2019 FARMFOODS EUROPEAN SENIOR MASTERS

Broadhurst fights ‘jet-lag’ in bid to win Farmfoods Senior Masters at Forest of Arden

TWO-time Senior Major Champion Paul Broadhurst heads a star-studded leaderboard at the Farmfoods European Senior Masters on seven-under par after posting a second round of 68, at Forest of Arden Hotel and Country Club. The Englishman carded five birdies, an eagle and three bogeys in his four -under par 68. The 2016 Senior Open winner […]

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Sergio Garcia practicising at the 2019 Spanish Open

Garcia aiming for back to back wins at Spanish Open which returns to Madrid

SERGIO Garcia hopes to bring his title-winning form from the KLM Open to this week’s Mutuactivos Open de España as he prepares to tee it up in his national Open for the first time since 2016. The 39-year-old is also making his first appearance since returning to the winner’s circle last month at Holland’s KLM […]

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Ryder Cup vice-captain Robert Karlsson (left) and Padraig Harrington, the 2020 European captain at Whistling Straits

Harrington calls on Karlsson as a Ryder Cup vice-captain for Whistling Straits in 2020

EUROPEAN captain Padraig Harrington has named Robert Karlsson as his first vice-captain for the 2020 Ryder Cup against the United States at Whistling Straits, in Wisconsin, next September. The 50-year-old Swede twice represented Europe in the Ryder Cup – including partnering Harrington twice in foursomes at Valhalla, in 2008 – and he will return 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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Sweden’s Joakim Haeggman will make his Staysure Tour debut after turning 50

Haeggman – first Swede to play in Ryder Cup – ready for his Staysure examination

JOAKIM Haeggman has wasted no time in embarking on his Staysure Tour career and makes his over-50s debut at The Sinclair Invitational at Hanbury Manor Marriott Hotel and Country Club, just two days after turning 50. The Swede has not played in a European Tour event since the 2014 Nordea Masters, but has returned to […]

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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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2019 PGA Seniors Championship winner Phillip Price

Price is right as Phil claims PGA Seniors Championship at Kent’s London Golf Club

PHILLIP Price won the Staysure PGA Seniors Championship at London Golf Club to claim his second Staysure Tour title in three years. The 2002 Ryder Cup star recorded rounds of 67, 66 and 71 before a final round of 67, to win the championship by two-shots from 2005 US Open winner Michael Campbell, James Kingston […]

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Ryder Cup ready for Irish return in 2026 as Adare Manor gets green light

THE Ryder Cup will return to Ireland in 2026 when Adare Manor, in County Limerick, hosts the biennial contest between Europe and the United States for the first time. Ryder Cup Europe announced the five-star resort will follow in the footsteps of Whistling Straits in Wisconsin (2020), Marco Simone in Italy (2022) and Bethpage Black […]

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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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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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Fraser happy to be back in action at Maybank

NACHO Elvira and former champion Marcus Fraser lead the way at the end of the first day of the Maybank Championship, following a remarkable morning of scoring at Kuala Lumpur’s Saujana Golf and County Club. Australian Fraser, who won the first staging of the tournament in 2016 to seal his third European Tour title, and […]

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Harrington hopes Malaysia return will kick-off season well again

PADRAIG Harrington is teeing off his 2019 season in buoyant mood at the Maybank Championship as his recovery from a wrist injury exceeds expectations. The next European Ryder Cup captain is making his first appearance in the Kuala Lumpur event. But the two-time Open winner has previously enjoyed success in Malaysia, recording five top eight finishes […]

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