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Thomas Bjørn accepts place on European Tour board after death of John O’Leary

THOMAS Bjørn has been appointed to the European Tour board as a non-executive director with immediate effect. The 49-year old – who was nominated by the European Tour’s Tournament Committee – is the most successful Danish golfer in history, having also been the victorious Ryder Cup captain at Le Golf National in 2018. Bjørn will […]

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Lee Westwood and Thomas Bjørn return to Valderrama for the Andalucia Masters

RYDER Cup heroes Thomas Bjørn and Lee Westwood will return to the venue where they made their Ryder Cup debuts against the United States in 1997 when the European Tour returns to Spain in May. The Ryder Cup winners have confirmed they will tee it up in the Estrella Damm NA Andalucía Masters – hosted […]

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Thomas Bjorn held off Tiger Woods to win the 2001 Omega Dubai Desert Classic

Harrington will use Omega Dubai Desert Classic to cast eye over Ryder Cup hopefuls

EUROPEAN Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington will head to the Omega Dubai Desert Classic in January, where he will be joined by his predecessor Thomas Bjørn and two-time winning assistant Miguel Ángel Jiménez. The trio of European Tour legends join an already star-studded field, which sees the return of the tournament-record setting defending champion, Bryson […]

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Economic impact of Paris Ryder Cup put at €235m – Sheffield University research

THE Paris Ryder Cup boosted economic activity in France by more than €235 million, according to a new report compiled by Sheffield Hallam University’s Sport Industry Research Centre . More than 270,000 people attended last September’s contest at Le Golf National to see Europe defeat the United States 17½-10½ as France hosted the Ryder Cup […]

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Sharma sets sights on World Top 50 at Maybank

SHUBHANKAR Sharma is feeling relaxed about his Maybank Championship title defence, as the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year aims to build on a stellar debut season on the European Tour. The 22 year old burst on to the scene with two early victories on the 2018 Race to Dubai, following up his maiden […]

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Harding hoping to go back-to-back in Kenya

JUSTIN Harding is looking to win back-to-back titles on three different golf tours by claiming victory at the Magical Kenya Open this week. The South African, who won on the European Tour for the first time at last week’s Qatar Masters, has triumphed on five occasions in the last ten months, with back-to-back victories coming […]

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