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Phil Mickelson Will Start 2014 Season in Abu Dhabi

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Phil Mickelson Will Start 2014 Season in Abu Dhabi
Phil Mickelson announced on Tuesday that he would be starting off the 2014 season in January at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. The Open winner will join Rory McIlroy, Justin Rose and Luke Donald as they compete for a lucrative purse worth $2.7 million USD.   “To play Abu Dhabi in the early part of the year is a great opportunity,” Mickelson said in a statement. “I'..Read More

Dustin Johnson Looking to Defend his Title in Hawaii

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Dustin Johnson Looking to Defend his Title in Hawaii
As the final round of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions gets under way today, Dustin Johnson will be hoping to break out of the three-way lead he shares with Webb Simpson and Jordan Spieth, to claim the PGA Title for the second consecutive year. Johnson’s third round performance was impressive, eagling the par-5 ninth hole before carding three birdies on the back nine. Giving the Taylo..Read More

Jason Day Secures Match Play Win after Intensive Playoff

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Jason Day Secures Match Play Win after Intensive Playoff
After dwindling the 64-man field down in Arizona, Sunday’s final of the WGC-Accenture Match Play saw Jason Day and Victor Dubuisson battling it out in an intense playoff.  With Day finally triumphing on the 23rd hole.   The two golfers treated spectators to a passionate show to the bitter end.  Matching each other hole for hole with Dubuisson demonstrating how best to shoot..Read More

Tiger Woods Announces He Wont be Part of the Ryder Cup Team

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Tiger Woods Announces He Wont be Part of the Ryder Cup Team
Tiger Woods let it be known yesterday that he has withdrawn himself from consideration for this year’s Ryder Cup Team and will be taking an extended break from golf to concentrate on his health. Stating on his website, “I've been told by my doctors and trainer that my back muscles need to be rehabilitated and healed.  They've advised me not to play or practice now.  I was..Read More

Dustin Johnson’s Back and “Made to Win” at Doral

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Dustin Johnson’s Back and “Made to Win” at Doral
Dustin Johnson is back and already making his mark. Winning Sunday’s WGC-Cadillac Championship, 8-strokes ahead of World Number One, Rory McIlroy. Armed with the latest TaylorMade equipment, including the AeroBurner TP Driver, R15 3-Wood and the Tour Preferred MB Irons, Johnson cruised to the top of the leaderboard during the tournament’s final round. Taking advantage of the sensat..Read More

Tiger Woods Comes up Short in Turkey but Likes his Chances for a 2014 Major

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Tiger Woods Comes up Short in Turkey but Likes his Chances for a 2014 Major
Last week Tiger Woods literally stopped traffic in Istanbul as he hit a shot off the Bosphorus Bridge.  But the fabulous PR stunt wasn’t enough to earn him top honours at the Turkish Open on Sunday. The Nike player finished in a tie for third with Justin Rose, 4-strokes behind French winner, Victor Dubuisson.  Woods will now take three weeks away from the sport before ret..Read More

Henrik Stenson Makes History with Race to Dubai Win

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Henrik Stenson Makes History with Race to Dubai Win
Sweden’s Henrik Stenson is boasting a pretty incredible year on the golf course.  Not only winning the PGA FedEx Cup but also securing this weekend’s Race to Dubai title, a feat never before achieved by the same golfer in the same year.   Playing with the new TaylorMade SLDR driver, the 37-year-old had a spectacular bogey-free final round.  With six birdies and an eag..Read More

Rory McIlroy Secures Open Title, Placing Himself Among the Greats

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Rory McIlroy Secures Open Title, Placing Himself Among the Greats
Rory McIlroy has secured his first Open Championship.  Gaining entry into an elite club that includes Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus as the only players to win three majors by the age of 25. McIlroy showed no signs of the “freaky Friday” curse that seems to have played havoc with his game recently.  Coming out strong with 66s Thursday and Friday last week to give hi..Read More

Justin Rose Receives Honorary European Tour Lifetime Membership

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Justin Rose Receives Honorary European Tour Lifetime Membership
It has been an incredible year for Justin Rose that included conquering his first major win.  Narrowly beating Phil Mickelson by 2 strokes at the U.S. Open in June.  Now the 33-year-old can add a Honorary European Tour lifetime membership to the list of 2013 achievements.      On Tuesday Rose became the 47th recipient of the award, joining the likes of Graeme McDowell a..Read More

Mickelson Finally Captures a British Victory

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Mickelson Finally Captures a British Victory
It has taken over two decades and a sudden-death playoff but Phil Mickelson has finally added a British win to his number of successes.  Capturing the Scottish Open title just four days before the British Open begins. After a rocky start on Sunday, the 43-year-old looked poised to capture the championship after a beautiful back nine.  But a disastrous falter at the final hole, which ..Read More

U.S. Needs Ryder Cup, So Says Phil Mickelson

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U.S. Needs Ryder Cup, So Says Phil Mickelson
Callaway golfer, Phil Mickelson is eager to make 2014 the year he completes his grand slam of the majors. But earlier this week the 43-year-old admitted a Ryder Cup victory is also high on his season agenda. “I thought we had this last one and let it slide, a four-point lead we let get away,” Mickelson said at a press conference ahead of this week’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Championshi..Read More

Miguel Angel Jimenez Proving Age is Just a Number

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Miguel Angel Jimenez Proving Age is Just a Number
He’s known for his love of red wine, cigars and an unusual warm-up routine but no one can deny Miguel Angel Jimenez is on top form this year.  Winning the Spanish Open on Sunday at the age of 50.   Jimenez stormed into contention over the weekend forcing a three-man playoff with Thomas Pieters and Richard Green.  The Spanish golfer came out the victor, securing Jimenez his ..Read More
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