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Watch: McIlroy Gets Creative As Reed Shines In Shanghai

Patrick Reed was in glittering form in his first competitive round following the Ryder Cup, posting a superb eight-under-par 64 for the opening-round lead at the WGC-HSBC Champions. The reigning Masters champ overcame gusting winds en route to an eight-birdie, bogey-free performance at the $10 million tournament in Shanghai. The 28-year old let his game do the talking at par-72 …

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Harrington Blog: So, You Want To Be A Pro?

In association with  ___ Prologue – The bicycle ride. Consider the following scenario, you, or your son, (bear with me on the male angle) play golf and are in that rarified bracket of finding it, well, dare I say it, quite easy? A ton of fun, I mean who doesn’t have fun hitting it 300 yards with a baby draw? …

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Lowry Makes Final Day Charge To Finish 2nd At Valderrama Masters

Irish golfer Shane Lowry finished second at the Andalucia Valderrama Masters in Spain following a final round charge saw him card a -5, 66. Lowry finished four shots off eventual winner and tournament host Sergio Garcia, who picked up his third straight victory in this competition. Poor weather meant that the tournament had to run into Monday and it was …

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Lowry Reduces Gap To Garcia, But Event Postponed To Monday

Despite the week-long storms in Spain, the Valderrama Masters is set for an intriguing finish. Delays each day, meaning that the first two rounds didn’t finish until yesterday and the 126-man field was still full, saw the event cut to 54 holes. Even with that, a Monday finish is necessary to complete the tournament. Home favourite and two-time event winner, …

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Brooks Koepka Becomes New World No.1 Following CJ Cup Triumph

Triple major champion Brooks Koepka will overtake Dustin Johnson and Justin Rose to become world number one for the first time after winning the CJ Cup on Sunday by four strokes. “It’s a dream come true,” said Koepka after completing a final round of eight-under-par 64 at the US PGA Tour event in South Korea, highlighted by a chip-in for …

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Flawless Garcia Closes In On Valderrama Treble, Lowry Sixth

Home favourite Sergio Garcia fired a magnificent seven-under-par 64 to seize a four-shot lead heading into the third and final round of the weather-hit Valderrama Masters on Saturday. The tournament host had not hit a shot since Thursday after thunderstorms forced the event to be cut to 54 holes, but he carded the lowest score of the week to close …

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Harrington Blog: Let’s Hear It For The Girls

In association with  They say “everything happens for a reason.” I have been following young Leona Maguire at Tour school this week in her quest to gain membership of the LPGA tour in the States. It was a tough week for the 23-year-old, a former amateur, world number one, missing out by just one shot to advance to the final …

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Piercy Leads But Koepka Lurks At PGA Tour Event In South Korea

Veteran Scott Piercy took the second round lead at the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges on Friday with world number three Brooks Koepka lurking in second place. The 39-year-old Piercy defied his world ranking of 252 to fire a bogey-free seven-under-par round of 65, moving to nine under for the $9.5 million US PGA tournament. But Koepka, US PGA Tour …

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Sergio Garcia Makes Strong Start To Valderrama Title Defence

Sergio Garcia got off to a quick start in his bid for a third consecutive Valderrama Masters title on Thursday, as a three-under-par 68 left him just two strokes off the early clubhouse lead. Half of the field will finish their opening rounds on Friday after lengthy delays due to thunderstorms in Andalusia. England’s Ashley Chesters claimed the clubhouse advantage …

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Former Masters Champion Willett In Early Hunt On PGA Tour

Former Masters champion Danny Willett got into the hunt early at the CJ Cup in South Korea on Thursday. The Englishman has not won a tournament since his shock 2016 success at Augusta National, but was joint second with a three-under 69 in the first round of the $9.5 million US PGA tournament. Chez Reavie of the US was in …

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