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Great Scott! Adam ends his three-year wait for win with second Australian PGA title

ADAM Scott ended a three-and-a-half-year wait for his 11th European Tour title, winning the Australian PGA Championship for the second time at RACV Royal Pines Resort. The 2013 Masters Tournament champion, who won his homeland’s PGA crown that same year, started the final round one stroke ahead of a condensed chasing pack. But the winner […]

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Matt Fitzpatrick in the second round of the 2019 WGC-HSBC Champions, at Shenzen International

Matt Fitzpatrick wants to extend winning run at HSBC Champions but Rory’s ready

MATT Fitzpatrick will take a one-shot lead into the weekend at the WGC-HSBC Champions as he seeks the victory that will extend his winning streak over the first four years of his career to a win in every season. But he will have World No. 2 Rory McIlroy breathing down his neck at Shanghai’s Sheshan […]

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Li Haotong walks down the 18th hole in the first round of the 2019 HSBC Champions

Li Haotong rewards Chinese crowd with first-round lead at WGC-HSBC Champions

LI Haotong carded a brilliant 64 to thrill the home crowds and open up a one-shot lead after the first round of the WGC-HSBC Champions. The World No. 59 announced himself to the world with a top 10 at Sheshan International Golf Club in 2015, and since then has gone on to claim two European […]

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Rory McIlroy at a press conference before the 2019 WGC-HSBC Champions

HSBC Champions preview: Rory McIlroy ready to roar by claiming third WGC title

RORY McIlroy is itching to get back into the winner’s circle at a World Golf Championships event as he prepares to tee it up at this week’s WGC-HSBC Champions. The Northern Irishman won his second and latest WGC event in 2015. And since then has had nine top 10s in the tournaments, including a fourth […]

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Tour stars including Rory McIlory meet members of the CGA-HSBC China Junior Golf Program

Finest China on display as McIroy & Co. offer up tips at HSBC Champions practice

SOME of China’s leading young golfers got some first-class tips from the world’s best Tour players, including Rory McIlroy and HSBC Champions’ defending champion Xander Schauffele, in Shanghai. Schauffele joined World No. 2 McIlroy, Hampshire’s US Open winner Justin Rose, and Woburn’s Ryder Cup legend Ian Poulter met stars of the CGA-HSBC China Junior Golf […]

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Koepka cool about first WGC win at FedEx St Jude. . . and reflects on helping sick kids

BROOKS Koepka sealed his first World Golf Championships title as he cruised to a three-shot victory at the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational. The World No. 1 carded an impressive bogey-free round of 65 at TPC Southwind to get to 16-under par and add a WGC to his four Major Championship victories. Fellow American Webb Simpson […]

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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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Pepperell prepared for WGC World Match Play debut

OXFORDSHIRE’S Eddie Pepperell will take his mindset back to his amateur days when he makes his debut in the WGC-Dell Technologies World Match Play Championship at Austin Country Club, in Texas, this week. The Abingdon ace, who takes on big hitting American Gary Woodlands, at 5pm GMT, on Wednesday, will be full of confidence after […]

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