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JB Holmes Secures First Win since 2008

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JB Holmes Secures First Win since 2008
While it might not be the name you were expecting or a name you’re overly familiar with, no one could deny that JB Holmes was a worthy recipient of Sunday’s Wells Fargo Championship title.   Having been the overnight leader, Holmes was able to hold off a surge from veteran Jim Furyk. Despite bogeying two of the last three holes the 32-year-old held his nerve to card a final rou..Read More

Alexander Levy Secures Maiden Win at China Open

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Alexander Levy Secures Maiden Win at China Open
The French are fast becoming a group to look out for on tour. With Alexander Levy becoming the latest Frenchman to scoop up victory at the China Open last Sunday.   Levy smiled his way to a 19-under 269 finish, 4-strokes ahead of England’s Tommy Fleetwood. The 23-year-old’s calm nature and ease were apparent throughout the tournament, as he led the charge from Friday.   &l..Read More

Bubba Watson Earns the Green Jacket for the Second Time in Three Years

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Bubba Watson Earns the Green Jacket for the Second Time in Three Years
Yesterday Bubba Watson joined an elite group of 17 golfers to have won the Masters two times.  Unlike his first victory in 2012 there was no play-off scenario, just a solid succession of good rounds that led the American to a 3-stroke victory.   Stating afterwards, “The first one I felt I lucked into.”  Watson added, “A lot of hard work and determination went in..Read More

Matt Jones Earns First PGA Tour Win and Augusta Invite

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Matt Jones Earns First PGA Tour Win and Augusta Invite
The Australians continue to light up the PGA Tour as Matt Jones secured the Shell Houston Open title on Sunday.  Earning his first Tour win as well as his first trip to the Masters.   “Going to Augusta is amazing,” said Jones afterwards.  “The win means everything to me right now because that's what we play for is to win.  To have Augusta as a reward for th..Read More

Tiger Woods to Miss the Masters for the First Time in 19 Years

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Tiger Woods to Miss the Masters for the First Time in 19 Years
Tiger Woods has announced he will be unable to play at the Masters this month after undergoing a back procedure on Monday.   The 38-year-old has been plagued with back issues on and off since last summer.  Forcing him to withdraw from the Honda Classic on the final day as well as pulling out of last month’s Arnold Palmer Invitational.   Yesterday on his website Woods confi..Read More

Steven Bowditch Secures First Win on PGA Tour

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Steven Bowditch Secures First Win on PGA Tour
Steven Bowditch was able to battle nerves and anxiety on the final day of the Valero Texas Open to triumphantly claim his first PGA Tour title.   Going into Sunday 3-strokes ahead of the competition, Bowditch did not have an easy final round.  While it looked as if the pressure might overcome the 30-year-old, Bowditch managed to hang on despite finishing with a 4-over 76. Capturing hi..Read More

Asia Fights Back as First EurAsia Cup Ends in Tie

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Asia Fights Back as First EurAsia Cup Ends in Tie
Team Asia made a sweeping comeback on Saturday to tie team Europe, 10-10, at the first EurAsia Cup in Kuala Lumpur.   The event looked to be all but settled going into the final day, with Europe needing just 3 ½ points to secure the win. But a final day push from team Asia proved too much as they stormed the final 10 single matches, earning an additional 7 points.   European ca..Read More

Team Europe Retains Lead at Inaugural EurAsia Cup

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Team Europe Retains Lead at Inaugural EurAsia Cup
Team Europe has come out swinging at the first ever EurAsia Cup in Kuala Lumpur. Leading 7-3 over Team Asia after today’s second round.   European captain Miguel Angel Jimenez and his team, including Graeme McDowell, Jamie Donaldson and Stephen Gallacher, got off to an amazing start on Thursday, securing all five matches.   Despite a tried comeback from Asia during today’..Read More

Matt Every Wins First PGA Title After Adam Scott Collapses at Bay Hill

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Matt Every Wins First PGA Title After Adam Scott Collapses at Bay Hill
American Matt Every has secured his first ever PGA Tour title with a win yesterday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Florida. Adam Scott got off to a marvellous start at Bay Hill on Thursday, carding the lowest score at the course in 30 years. But the Australian, who held the lead throughout the weekend, saw his performance implode on Sunday with five bogeys that left him to finish with a d..Read More

Adam Scott Dazzles with Lowest Round Score at Bay Hill in 30 Years

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Adam Scott Dazzles with Lowest Round Score at Bay Hill in 30 Years
Adam Scott stepped up to the tee at the Arnold Palmer Invitational yesterday morning not feeling his best. But the flu-like symptoms he was experiencing did little to halt his game.  Finishing first round action with a stunning 10-under 62.   “ ‘Beware of the sick golfer’, is a really true adage,” Scott said afterwards. “It lowers the expectations, slows ..Read More

U.S. Names Curtis Cup Team

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U.S. Names Curtis Cup Team
The Americans will be hoping for a home side advantage as they attempt to win back the Curtis Cup this June in St. Louis.   Yesterday the American team was announced by the USGA.  With U.S. Captain Ellen Port showing her definitive approval of the 8-women team selected from the top 25 amateur players in the country.   “Representing your country in the Curtis Cup Match is o..Read More

Russell Henley Wins Turbulent Honda Classic after 4-Man Playoff

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Russell Henley Wins Turbulent Honda Classic after 4-Man Playoff
Russell Henley has gone from being cut at the Northern Trust Open to winning the Honda Classic just a few weeks later.   In a crazy final round that saw Rory McIlroy’s game implode and Tiger Woods walk off the course after 13 holes, Henley managed to keep his cool and ultimately claim victory.   During a 4-man playoff, Henley birdied the first hole, knocking out McIlroy, Ryan P..Read More
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