Ireland’s Shane Lowry remains calm to win first major at the Open as rivals fade

The 32 -year-old became the Republic of Irelands second Open champion after Padraig Harrington, as Englands Tommy Fleetwood finished second, six shots behind Padraig Harrington, Graeme McDowell, Rory McIlroy, Darren Clarke … Shane Lowry. We will soon have to amend the great book of Irish cliche to include reference to golf. This small island has […]

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Justin Rose makes hay as Brooks Koepka wobbles at US Open

The 2013 champ birdied his last three holes on the way to a six under par 65 at Pebble Beach as Koepka proved he is vaguely human Brooks Koepka had only played six holes of this, the 119 th US Open, when a sense of inevitability descended upon the Monterey Peninsula. Koepka, looking to become […]

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John Daly’s buggy devotes us a joyride in front of po-faced golf authorities | Marina Hyde

Its hard to escape the sense that the golfing authorities feel someone like John Daly makes the place untidy News that the R& A is considering John Daly’s request for permission to use a buggy for July’s Open at Royal Portrush has been met by a growing chorus of people saying that it shouldn’t be. […]

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Ireland’s Shane Lowry bides calm to win first major at the Open as challengers fade

The 32 -year-old became the Republic of Irelands second Open champion after Padraig Harrington, as Englands Tommy Fleetwood finished second, six shots behind Padraig Harrington, Graeme McDowell, Rory McIlroy, Darren Clarke … Shane Lowry. We will soon have to amend the great book of Irish cliche to include reference to golf. This small island has […]

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Lydia Ko: ‘Confidence is the 15 th and most important club in the bag’

On the face of it, it’s the classic tale of the sport prodigy who burns twice as bright and half as long. Lydia Ko was the young golfer that achieved more as a teen than anyone in the history of the sport. She was already winning professional tournaments at the age of 14 and became […]

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Justin Rose stimulates hay as Brooks Koepka wobbles at US Open

The 2013 champion birdied his last three holes on the way to a six under par 65 at Pebble Beach as Koepka proved he is vaguely human Brooks Koepka had only played six pits of this, the 119 th US Open, when a sense of inevitability descended upon the Monterey Peninsula. Koepka, looking to become […]

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Trump’s company to invest further PS1 50 m in Scottish golf resort

Project at Balmedie, near Aberdeen, for 500 homes, 50 hotel bungalows and a athletics centre Donald Trump’s company has submitted plans to invest a further PS1 50 m in one of his Scottish golf resorts. The US president owns two courses in Scotland and the development of the resort in Balmedie, near Aberdeen, has been […]

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Justin Rose constructs fodder as Brooks Koepka wobbles at US Open

The 2013 champ birdied his last three holes on the way to a six under par 65 at Pebble Beach as Koepka proved he is vaguely human Brooks Koepka had only played six holes of this, the 119 th US Open, when a sense of inevitability descended upon the Monterey Peninsula. Koepka, looking to become […]

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Lydia Ko: ‘Confidence is the 15 th and most important club in the bag’

On the face of it, it’s the classic tale of the sport prodigy who burns twice as bright and half as long. Lydia Ko was the young golfer that achieved more as a adolescent than anyone in the history of the athletic. She was already winning professional tournaments at the age of 14 and became […]

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