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PGA Tour – Streb takes RSM Classic on second playoff hole

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The final day of the KSM Classic from Sea Island in Georgia was upon us, and one man went into it clear favourite to win for the second time around this course. Robert Streb, whose only other PGA Tour title came here six years ago, went into the final round with a three-shot lead over Zach Johnson and Bronson Burgoon, and four shots clear of Emiliano Grillo and five clear of Kevin Kisner, Kyle Stanley and Camilo Villegas, everyone’s wish …

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JB Hansen wins maiden European Tour title at Joburg Open

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The final day was upon us at The Joburg Open, the business end of the tournament, as the first leg of the South Africa swings on the European Tour approached its the climax. All the talk before the final round was about twenty-year-old South African sensation Wilco Nienaber who had been superb over three rounds and showed so much composure that belied his years, he had never really been in this position on the Tour before and with this being …

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European/PGA Tour – Moving day at Joburg/RSM

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Moving day arrived on both the European and PGA Tour on Saturday for both the Joburg Open and RSM Classic, with players looking to either stay or get in contention for Sunday and also look to pick up important points in both the Race To Dubai and The FedEx Cup. Let’s start in South Africa where cooler sodden conditions awaited the players on Day Three in what was harder scoring conditions compared to the first two days, and plenty of …

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European/PGA Tour – Joburg Open/RSM Classic Latest

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It was back to normality for both tours this week after the Masters last weekend, and the European Tour moved onto its South African swing with three tournaments to come from there, starting with the Joburg Open at Randpark Golf Club in what was the first international men’s golf tournament in the county for nine months, and it gave plenty of players a chance to grab ranking points as the Race To Dubai enters its final stages of the season. …

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The Masters 2020 – Final Day – Dustin Johnson Claims First Green Jacket

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So Sunday at The Masters, always a special day in the golfing calendar, even if this year’s version was a lot different from ones gone before, but no doubt the golf would still throw up many stories and drama as the players embarked on their final rounds for the 2020 tournament. World Number One Dustin Johnson came into the final day with a four-shot lead and many, including myself, could not see him blowing this lead after three decent rounds …

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The Masters 2020 – Day Three – DJ takes charge

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Day Three at the Masters began just like Day Two, with players looking to complete rounds leftover from the previous evening as the tournament was still playing catch up from the weather delay early on Day One. Rahm duly joined DJ and JT at the top meaning it is the first time in major history that the top three have all been tied for the lead in any round as another record was written in a record-breaking week already.  It …

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The Masters 2020 – Day Two

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Day Two at the Masters proved to be just as exciting as the first, with many players taking advantage of the receptive conditions to post some pretty low numbers for Masters golf. Patrick Cantlay, Danny Willett and Rory McIiroy all shot 66’s to push themselves right up the leader board, Cantley is just one shot off the lead after backing up his first-round 70 to be eight-under par through two rounds, whilst 2016 Champion Willett went five shots better than …

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The Masters 2020 – Day One

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Finally, after nineteen long months, the Masters returned to Augusta National for 2020 with its first-ever showing in the autumn months or ‘Fall’ as it’s called in the US. First of all, an amazing achievement to get this tournament this year, and although sadly there are no patrons to have a tournament at all is fantastic. It is certainly a unique year, and this has/will be a unique Masters no doubt. Mother Nature had her say early on though as …

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Is Bryson DeChambeau the man to beat at the US Masters?

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Will Bryson DeChambeau repeat his US Open success at the US Masters? The way Bryson DeChambeau powered his way to victory at the US Open last month made many of his would-be doubters sit up and take notice at last. For a golfer who has, throughout his career, experimented with so many different ways to forge an advantage or make marginal gains on his rivals, it was a seminal moment. DeChambeau’s first major title came in the most satisfying circumstances, …

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Different Options For Purchasing Golf Shoes

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Golf is one of the most popular sports among wealthy and upper middle class men. While some play golf competitively, others play golf as a hobby and for networking with others. The performance of the golfer depends to some extent on the golfing gear and equipment which he is using. Usually golfers are wearing special golf shoes, which are designed so that the golfer can play his shots comfortably, without slipping. Hence many of those who are learning or playing …

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Golf Colleges vs Traditional Colleges’ Degree Programs

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If you plan to go into the golf industry for your career, you’ll quickly realize that there are golf colleges and regular colleges with golf teams. What’s the difference? Why shouldn’t you go for a business or sports-related degree? We’ll unpack the answers to all of these questions below. Difference Between a Golf College vs. Regular College with a Golf Team First up is decoding the difference between a traditional college with a golf team and a golf college. If …

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The top three sports that provide punters with the most value to bet on?

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One thing the world is not short of these days is sports to bet on Chances are if you’ve played it at some stage in your life, no matter how obscure, you can now probably bet on a professional version. From badminton to soccer, it’s all there for you at just a click of a button. With that said, what sport gives punters the best value and potentially the highest returns? It’s worth saying to start off with that even …

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How Do Golf Shoes Affect How The Professionals Play?

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Any professional golfer that you see high in the rankings relies on their golf shoes to help them make the best possible shot and win the tournament each time they play. Many people don’t see how these specifically designed shoes can make that much of a difference so we are going to explore the impact that they can have on a golfers performance. Keep reading to find out more. Balance Professional golfers need to be able to have the perfect …

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5 Golf Tips To Nail On The Driving Range

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Practice is always going to be the key to improving your game when it comes to golf. One of the best places to get that necessary practice in, aside from playing as many rounds as you possibly can, is at the driving range. However, what should you actually be working on when you are at the driving range? In the following article we will look at five great tips that will help you nail and improve your skills when using …

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Arnold Palmer´s Life in Golf Pictures

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Immortalised in countless golf pictures and posters worldwide, Arnold Palmer is less a legendary sportsman and more a true icon of our times. Once considered the undisputed global champion, Arnold Palmer earned his nickname – ‘The King’ – through years of hard work, dedication and truly remarkable success. Basic Bio Born in Latrobe, Pennsylvania on September 10, 1929, Arnold Palmer seemed destined for greatness from an early age. His father was a country club groundskeeper and a keen golfer at …

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Can Tech Help You To Improve Your Golf Swing?

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The game of golf has certainly evolved since the 19th century when it rose into popularity. One of the biggest changes comes with technology: we now have advanced, high-tech clubs. We have modern golf balls with multi-core designs, and now we have various techs from GPS trackers to wearable devices to aid our game. Today, we will focus our attention on the devices and technology designed to improve your swing. Can these tools really help in improving my game? Or …

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The new golf rules: What’s changing in 2019?

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Feature image credit: Valentin Valkov/Shutterstock On 1st January 2019, new golf rules will be implemented around the world. Last month golf’s two governing bodies, the R&A and USGA, unveiled new rules and there are some significant changes set to come into play, in an attempt to ‘modernise’ the game and speed up the pace of play. They were finalised this month after an extensive review involving feedback from professionals and amateurs. What’s changing? The four changes to the original proposals …

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Europe in hot form at Weber Cup

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Europe dominates play at the Weber Cup as it reaches the penultimate phase. Captain Dominic Barrett who is currently world number two opened the singles with a powerhouse performance hitting a 278 against team America’s Wes Mallot. Two hander Jesper Svensson then bowled a 264 against fellow two hander Kyle Troup. The young Swede followed up with a colossus set of scorecards, hitting 278 and 245. He also featured in the doubles match, which Europe won convincingly by 44 pins with …

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An Open Championship to Remember

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The 1977 Open Championship contested at Turnberry Golf Club is known as the ‘Duel in the Sun’ after the incredible performance by Jack Nicklaus and, the eventual winner, Tom Watson. This year’s Open Championship displayed a level of golf that has equaled, if not bettered, that of which took place almost 40 years ago. Sweden’s Henrik Stenson, and the U.S.A.’s Phil Mickelson played to such a high level of golf, at Royal Troon, this year, that when the final round …

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Action at 145th Open

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The 145th Open has burst into life with Phil Mickelson leading the pack after shooting only the second ever 63 round recorded in Royal Troon history. The American came devastatingly close to the all time course record but missed his birdie putt on the 18th by whiskers. Soren Kjeldsen, Zach Johnson and Henrik Stenson have all been in fine form sitting just a couple shots behind the overall leader. After an impressive start putting twice off the green in the …

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