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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

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

Rory McIlroy Ready to Attack the First Round of Match Play

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Rory McIlroy Ready to Attack the First Round of Match Play
For Rory McIlroy the key to being successful at the WGC-Accenture Match Play rests in being aggressive from the start.   Explaining his strategy to reporters yesterday McIlroy said, “In a 72-hole tournament, you can play your way into the round. Here, you have to attack from the very start.”   Twelve months seems to have made a world of difference for the Nike player. Havi..Read More

Stephen Gallacher Makes History in Dubai, Masters Invite Firmly in Sight

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Stephen Gallacher Makes History in Dubai, Masters Invite Firmly in Sight
Stephen Gallacher has become the first man in the tournament’s 25-year history to win the Dubai Desert Classic two years in a row. The Scotsman was able to hold his nerve on Sunday after a shaky start to claim a 1-stroke victory over Argentina’s Emiliano Grillo.   Gallacher began Sunday’s final round 2-strokes ahead of Rory McIlroy. Four bogeys in the opening 9 holes thre..Read More

Sergio Garcia Re-Enters the Top 10 with Win at Qatar Masters

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Sergio Garcia Re-Enters the Top 10 with Win at Qatar Masters
Spain’s Sergio Garcia earned his second win in three tournaments at the Qatar Masters on Saturday. Elevating the TaylorMade player to number 9 in the world and marking his return to the top 10 for the first time in over four years.   Garcia achieved his latest victory over Finland’s Mikko Ilonen on the third playoff hole during the tournament’s final round on Saturday. Gi..Read More
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