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Lowry In The Hunt As Garcia Retains Lead In South Africa

It’s hotting up in Sun City as the Gary Player Country Club plays host to the penultimate event of the European Tour season. This last Race To Dubai event before we end up in Dubai itself next week sees just 80 players in the field this week, meaning no weekend cut. The event is no less competitive however, with the …

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Rose Regains Number One Spot With Turkey Play-Off Win

Justin Rose is the new world number one after overcoming a three-stroke deficit to capture a second straight Turkish Airlines Open with a victory in Belek. Rose, 38 posted a final round four-under par 68 to finish tied after regulation play on 17-under par with China’s Haotong Li on the Regnum Caya course. Rose then putted out for a par …

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Li Three Clear In Turkey After Water Visits For Rose

China’s Li Haotong is set to create European Tour history after seizing a three-shot lead heading into the final round of the Turkish Open in Belek. Li, 23, brilliantly holed his second shot for eagle at the 10th and managed six birdies in a blistering eight-under par 63 on Saturday to move to 17-under on the Regnum Carya course. Defending …

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Padraig Harrington To Cut US Schedule In Ryder Cup Boost

Padraig Harrington

Padraig Harrington revealed Thursday he is to cut back on his PGA Tour schedule to play more in Europe ahead of his expected appointment as the 2020 European Ryder Cup captain. Harrington remains the odds-on favourite to be handed the captaincy role in December and this despite suggestions there is one and possibly two other names being mooted to challenge …

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Xander Schauffele Edges Out Tony Finau In Nail-Biting Shanghai Play-Off

Xander Schauffele bagged the biggest victory of his young career on Sunday, chasing down Tony Finau to win a nail-biting WGC-HSBC Champions tournament in a play-off. Schauffele, the 2017 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year who celebrated his 25th birthday on opening-round Thursday, started the final round three strokes behind fellow American Finau at a windy Sheshan International Golf Club …

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Finau Sinks Three Birdies To Atone For Unlucky Bounce

Tony Finau charged into a three-stroke lead at the midway point of the WGC-HSBC Champions on Friday with a splendid five-under 67 that was slowed only by an improbable hard-luck bounce off a sprinkler head. Finau had snatched the lead from overnight front-runner Patrick Reed and was pulling away after birdies on five of the first 10 holes despite swirling …

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