Time to celebrate Jason Day’s talent not blame him for golf’s ills | Ewan Murray

If the authorities are determined to curb slow play, picking on the world No1 while dismissing others who are renowned for the limited availability of importance stimulates no sense It is the subject guaranteed to send even mild-mannered golfing commentators into a nation of hysterium. Piece the words slow and play together before watching triggers […]

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Time to celebrate Jason Day’s talent not blame him for golf’s ills | Ewan Murray

If the authorities are determined to curb slow play, picking on the world No1 while dismissing others who are renowned for their lack of urgency makes no sense It is the subject guaranteed to send even mild-mannered golfing commentators into a country of frenzy. Piece the words slacken and play together before watching sparks fly; […]

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Golf unlikely to follow NFL so expect a protest-free Presidents Cup | Ewan Murray

New Jerseys Liberty National course does not seem a likely venue for anti-Donald Trump statements, although because of the recent protests there will be extra focus on what is largely a pointless event It is the perfect or imperfect blizzard, depending on one’s outlook. The Chairwoman Cup does not create a flicker in the wider […]

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Jordan Spieth sets standard at Open to share lead after first round

Jordan Spieth shot a five-under 65 at Royal Birkdale to share the first-round result with his fellow Americans Brooks Koepka and Matt Kuchar Jordan Spieth waited 467 days for this. The truth is, so had the rest of us. There have been few more painful episodes in athletic including for spectators who retain even an […]

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USGA keeps US Open on Father’s Day but course moves upend golf tradition | Ewan Murray

Using a new course in Erin Hills two years after Chambers Bays questionable debut hurts the US Opens identity in a sport where playing in the greats footsteps describes us in Change may be afoot in golfs calendar but the US Opens position remains nonnegotiable. The United States Golf Association, in moving towards a series […]

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US Open: Thomas induces history before Harman presents Fleetwood how it’s done

Justin Thomas recorded the first nine-under-par round in US Open history as the American Brian Harman finished one shot ahead after the third round, with Tommy Fleetwood in a share of second It took until this, the 117 th staging of the US Open, for a player to post a round of nine under par […]

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Sergio Garcia back with hole in one on 17 th at The Players Championship

Sergio Garca made a memorable return after his Masters win when holing in one at the notorious 17 th in The Players Championship at Sawgrass The most remarkable switch of fortune continues apace. It is now laughable to recall how Sergio Garca poor, put upon, down-trodden Sergio was once the standard whipping boy for the […]

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Oh, Sergio! How Masters winner Garcia proved me wrong after all these years | Scott Murray

After 73 failed attempts to win a major Sergio Garca ultimately came good at Augusta National and took the Master having seemingly thrown his challenge away once again On reflection it was wrong to say we had been waiting for this since 1999. It was not a thing in 1999 at all. When the precocious […]

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Jordan Spieth defines standard at Open to share lead after first round

Jordan Spieth shot a five-under 65 at Royal Birkdale to share the first-round lead with his fellow Americans Brooks Koepka and Matt Kuchar Jordan Spieth waited 467 days for this. The truth is, so had the rest of us. There have been few more painful episodes in athletic including for spectators who retain even an […]

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Oh, Sergio! How Master winner Garcia proved me wrong after all these years | Scott Murray

After 73 failed attempts to win a major Sergio Garca ultimately came good at Augusta National and took the Master having seemingly hurled his challenge away once again On reflection it was wrong to say we had been waiting for this since 1999. It was not a thing in 1999 at all. When the precocious […]

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