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The top five European Tour members in the UK swing mini order of merit will earn a place in the US Open the USGA has announced

European Tour mini order of merit will offer 10 places from UK Swing for US Open

STARTING spots in the US Open will be up for grabs in a mini order of merit for players competing in the European Tour’s UK Swing, which gets under way next month. The USGA – golf’s governing body in North America – has agreen that 10 exemptions will be available to European Tour members in […]

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Qualifiers for US Open and USGA’s remaining amateur championships cancelled

THE qualifiers for the 2020 US Open on both sides of the Atlantic have been scrapped by the United States Golf Association (USGA). Each year thousands of amateurs, club professionals as well as Tour stars from all over the world enter the USGA’s regional and sectional qualifiers. They include the event held at Walton Heath […]

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PGA Tour will return at Hogan’s Alley with Colonial’s Charles Schwab Challenge

THE PGA Tour will restart in Texas in two months’ time with the Charles Schwab Challenge Cup at Colonial Country Club –with at least the first four tournaments being played behind closed doors. PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan stressed the decision on whether spectators will be allowed in to watch events starting with July’s John […]

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Graeme McDowell – winner of the 2020 Saudi International

McDowell gets his Masters invite to secure three starts in 2020’s rearranged Majors

GRAEME McDowell will get to play in the 2020 Masters – if the coronavirus pandemic relents enough for Augusta National Golf Club’s plans for the new November date to go ahead. The 2010 US Open champion was sweating on his invite from Augusta National for the 2020 Masters throughout March – and then came the […]

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The Masters now moves to November as US Open and USPGA get new dates

THE Masters will be rescheduled to November it was announced this afternoon – just minutes after it was confirmed the 149th Open Championship at Royal St George’s will now take place at Sandwich in 2021. And the US Open is moving to September six weeks after the PGA of America hopes to stage the USPGA […]

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The first tee at Royal St George’s – the 2020 Open is now off because of the COVID-19 outbreak

COVID-19 crisis forces R&A to move Open at Royal St George’s back to 2021

THE R&A has cancelled The 149th Open at Royal St George’s in 2020 because of the current COVID-19 crisis – the championship will now be played at Sandwich in 2021, instead. The Open was due to be staged in Kent from July 12-19, but following guidance – from the UK Government, the health authorities, public […]

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Justin Rose wants the Ryder Cup to remain as the highlight of the 2020 golf season amid all the changes to the Majors

Rose may back eight picks for Harrington in Ryder Cup because of ‘imperfect season’

HAMPSHIRE’S Justin Rose thinks European captain Padraig Harrington may need eight captain’s picks as a one-off selection policy for the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits, in September. Rose is determined that whatever happens to the Majors in 2020, the Ryder Cup should remain the highlight of the golfing calendar – and does not want […]

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R&A keeps options open on 149th Open Championship and Women’s British Open

THE R&A are working on contingency plans in case the Open at Royal St George’s – and the Women’s British Open at Royal Troon – are unable to be played on their planned dates. R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers ruled out the need to cancel the 149th Open Championship at Sandwich this early – even […]

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Martin Kaymer practicising for the first round of the 2020 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters which moves from Doha Golf Club to Education City Golf Club

Qatar Masters: Why Kaymer feels victory No. 12 is long overdue after six-year wait

MARTIN Kaymer is hoping he can turn his recent consistency into a long-awaited win at the 2020 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters. The German is a former European and World No. 1 with 11 European Tour wins – including two Major Championships. But the last of those victories came nearly six years ago at the 2014 […]

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Two-time Major winner Martin Kaymer makes his debut at the 2020 Oman Open at Al Mouj Golf

Kaymer: Why caddy Craig Connelly is key to unlocking first win in six seasons

MARTIN Kaymer is hoping to continue his strong start to the 2020 Race to Dubai as he makes his debut at the Oman Open this week. The German has finished in the top 20 in his three events so far as he looks to change his consistency of the last two seasons into the sort […]

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GMac shows grit that got him back into world’s top 50 with victory in the sands of Saudi

GRAEME McDowell showed the kind of determination which helped GMac become a Major Champion as he claimed his first European Tour win in six years at the second Saudi International. The Northern Irelander, who grew up playing links golf at Portrush, battled to a final round 70 to pick up a cheque for €529,337 – […]

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Graeme McDowell shared the first round lead in the 2020 Saudi International

Graeme McDowell puts wind up rivals after watching ‘Phil the Thrill’ make nine birdies

FORMER US Open champion Graeme McDowell birdied his final three holes to take a share of the lead with Malaysia’s Gavin Green after the opening round of the Saudi International. The Northern Ireland ace, who holed the winning putt at the 2010 Ryder Cup, also birdied four consecutive holes from the second in a superb […]

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Joost Luiten during practice at the 2019 KLM Open

Luiten looking for hat-trick in KLM Dutch Open to mark centenary at International

HOME favourite Joost Luiten is keen to make up for lost time when he tees it up at the 100th edition of the KLM Open in Amsterdam. The 33-year-old was forced to miss last year’s event at The Dutch due to a wrist injury which sidelined the six-time European Tour winner for five months. However […]

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New Zealand’s Michael Campbell

Campbell tracing golf and family roots on his debut at Craigielaw’s Scottish Seniors

KIWI Michael Campbell has ensured this year’s Scottish Senior Open at Craigielaw Golf Club will be a star-studded affair with the biggest gathering of Major Champions in the event’s 27-year history. Campbell, who captured the 2005 US Open Championship by holding off Tiger Woods at Pinehurst No. 2, will join fellow Major winners Sandy Lyle, […]

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Michael Campbell raring to go on Staysure Tour after six years away from the game

MICHAEL Campbell will make his first Staysure Tour appearance outside of a Senior Major when he tees it up at the Staysure PGA Seniors Championship, at London Golf Club, on Thursday. The 2005 US Open champion – who finished two shots ahead of Tiger Woods at Pinehurst – turned 50 at the beginning of the […]

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Top-ranked Micheluzzi on course at Portmarnock in Amateur Championship bid

DAVID Micheluzzi stayed on course for success at the 124th Amateur Championship by winning his all-Australian contest to advance to the last 32 at Portmarnock in Ireland. The top-ranked player in the field, sitting at seventh on the World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR), came through a tight tie with compatriot and good friend Kyle Michel. […]

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Francesco Molinari who will play in the 2019 USPGA at Bethpage Black

Francesco Molinari ready to face Masters champion Tiger Woods at Bethpage Black

FRANCESCO Molinari is hoping to continue his impressive Major form at this week’s USPGA Championship, as The Open Champion prepares to once again tee it up alongside recently-crowned Masters winner Tiger Woods at Bethpage. The Italian played side-by-side with Woods at Augusta National as the American famously claimed his 15thh Major title. And Molinari is […]

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Lucky 13 for Tiger as he grabs fifth Green Jacket

TIGER Woods completed one of the most incredible comebacks in sporting history to win an emotional 15th Major Championship by one shot at the Masters Tournament.The American’s last Major title came at the U.S. Open 11 years ago and since then he has undergone numerous back surgeries, falling to 1,199th in the Official World Golf […]

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Memories of when Justin Rose blossomed at the Hampshire Hog in 1995

WHILE Justin Rose’s 14th appearance at the Masters may have not gone to plan over the first two days at Augusta, avid fans of amateur golf will remember events at North Hants Golf Club some 25 years ago, which set the US Open champion on the road to becoming the World No. 1. Justin Rose […]

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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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