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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US OPEN champion Graeme McDowell has withdrawn from this week’s Travelers Championship in America, after his caddy tested positive for COVID-19.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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Willett says England Home Internationals win in 2009 was his best team experience

DANNY Willett’s Green Jacket will always take pride of place in his locker, but an England team blazer remains dear to his heart. In fact, the 2016 Masters champion rates playing as an amateur in the Home Internationals for England as his favourite team golf experience. But given his experiences as a member of Darren […]

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Rory McIlroy will return to play in the 2020 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Mount Juliet in May

World No 1 McIlroy confirms entry for Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Mount Juliet

RORY McIlroy will make a much-anticipated return to the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Mount Juliet Estate in May. The four-time Major winner will join his fellow Northern Irishman, close friend and tournament host Graeme McDowell, when McIlroy tees it up at the second Rolex Series event of the 2020 Race to Dubai season. […]

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WGC-Mexico Championship: GMac wants to kick on after Saudi win for Ryder Cup race

GRAEME McDowell tees it up in his first World Golf Championships event since 2016 at the WGC-Mexico Championship this week. And the Northern Irishman is excited about the challenge of taking on a new course, at Chapultec Golf Club. McDowell said: “I’ve played a lot of WGCs in my career and I think you do […]

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Lowry wants second Irish Open title at Mount Juliet but Rahm’s ready for a third

SHANE Lowry will make his first appearance on home soil since claiming his maiden Major title at the 2019 Open Championship, as he seeks a second Irish Open title, in May. The World No. 16 will target a second Rolex Series title, when Mount Juliet Estate hosts the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open on May […]

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Shane Lowry looking forward to trying to win the 2020 Saudi International title on the European Tour

Why Shane Lowry is looking forward to a second crack at Saudi International title

OPEN Champion Shane Lowry is aiming to extend his strong record in the Middle East when he makes his debut as part of a strong field looking to claim this week’s Saudi International title. The Irishman won the 2019 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship and is a former runner up in the European Tour’s season-ending DP […]

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Defending champion Shane Lowry admits he his eyes on playing in the 2020 Olympics

Olympics and Ryder Cup are on Shane Lowry’s bucket list for 2020 after first Claret Jug

IT’S onwards and upwards for Shane Lowry as he begins his title defence at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship – with one eye on the Olympics and the other on the Ryder Cup. The Irishman won his first Rolex Series title at Abu Dhabi Golf Club 12 months ago – and carried his form and […]

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2019 HILTON European Tour Golfer of the Year Jon Rahm

Rahm runs away with Hilton European Tour Golfer of the Year after Race to Dubai win

REIGNING Race to Dubai Champion Jon Rahm has been named the 2019 Hilton European Tour Golfer of the Year. Rahm was selected by a panel comprising members of the golfing media as the winner of the prestigious annual award. A superb season saw Rahm claim two Rolex Series events, defend his national Open title and […]

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Bernd Wiesberger at the 2019 DP World Tour Championship, Dubai

Wiesberger stands on verge of history if he is crowned European No. 1 in Dubai

BERND Wiesberger is determined to hold off the challenge of three Ryder Cup players and The Open Champion as he aims to become Austria’s first Race to Dubai Champion at the European Tour’s season-ending DP World Tour Championship, Dubai. The 34-year-old, who missed most of the 2018 season through injury, has enjoyed an impressive 2019 […]

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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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Rory McIlroy in practice at the 2019 DP World Tour Championship, Dubai

McIlroy puts mate Niall on bag as he sets sights on $3m DP World Tour title in Dubai

RORY McIlroy and defending champion Danny Willett are hoping to sign off their impressive personal 2019 campaigns in style at the European Tour’s season-ending DP World Tour Championship, Dubai. World No. 2 McIlroy has won four times globally during the calendar year. But his decision no to rejoin the European Tour until after the Masters […]

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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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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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Shane Lowry at St Andrews for the 2019 Dunhill Links

Why Open Champion Shane Lowry loves Dunhill Links and has eye on Race to Dubai

SHANE Lowry will tee it up at the Home of Golf for the first time as Open Champion this week when the Irishman features in a star-studded field of golfers and celebrities at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. The 32-year-old claimed his maiden Major title at Royal Portrush two months ago, and has been riding […]

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Molinari: Wentworth win against McIlroy sparked Claret Jug joy at Carnoustie

FRANCESCO Molinari is hoping to feed off the energy of the crowds this week as the Italian returns to defend his BMW PGA Championship title at Wentworth Club. The 36-year-old overcame Rory McIlroy down the stretch in nerveless fashion last year. Victory on the West Course kicked off a career-defining run of form which included […]

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2019 Claret Jug winner Shane Lowry who was awarded honoroary life membership by the European Tour

Open winner Shane Lowry receives European Tour’s life membership award

SHANE Lowry has been awarded honorary life membership of the European Tour in recognition of his Open Championship victory in July. The Irishman finished six shots clear of Tommy Fleetwood at Royal Portrush to lift the Claret Jug in front of packed galleries at the County Antrim venue. It was the perfect result to get […]

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Lowry and Knox will never forget their first victories as Irish Open heads to Lahinch

SHANE Lowry will make his much-anticipated homecoming this week at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, at Lahinch Golf Club – 10 years on from his famous victory as an amateur which kick-started his professional career. The popular Offaly player won his national open at Baltray in 2009 when he sank the winning putt on […]

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Lowry paints right picture in Abu Dhabi HSBC

SHANE Lowry was still the man to catch at the halfway stage of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship after following up Wednesday’s course record-equalling 62 with a battling 70. After a rocky start to his second round, three-time European Tour winner Lowry found the form that helped him match Henrik Stenson’s 13-year-old record on day […]

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