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'The Troubles' are over as British Open returns to Northern Ireland

The British Open's return to Northern Irish soil for the first time in 68 years this week brings some blessed sporting relief for a region in uncertain political times.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/17 19:13:42

Rory McIlroy hopes to attack Royal Portrush at British Open with driver

Rory McIlroy has signaled an attacking policy for this week's British Open, saying he hopes to use his driver liberally at Royal Portrush Golf Club after having enjoyed considerable success with the strategy last year.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/7/15 18:53:41

Social media critics no problem but not granny: Kuchar

Matt Kuchar might have been able to shrug off withering social media criticism after paying less than the going rate to his stand-in caddie, but disappointing his grandmother was a whole different matter.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/7/11 19:33:40

China's Feng claims 1st LPGA title since 2017

Feng Shanshan scorched her way through the final round of the LPGA Tour's Thornberry Creek Classic on Sunday with a nine-under-par 63 to win a shootout by one stroke over Ariya Jutanugarn.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/8 18:28:40

Thai wins Korea Open

Rising Thai talent Jazz Janewattananond, 23, blew a substantial lead on the back nine but still held on to win the Korea Open by a single stroke from local Hwang Inn-choon at Cheonan on Sunday. The world No.62's final-round one-over-par 72 proved enough to secure his fourth Asian Tour title on six-under 278.
Soure:Agencies: 2019/6/23 19:08:41

Success comes from keeping calm: Koepka

Brooks Koepka isn't one to sit still as the four-time major champion returns to the Travelers Championship less than a week after falling just short of winning a third straight US Open.
Soure:AFP: 2019/6/20 19:43:41

Fast finish too little, too late

Tiger Woods finished with a flourish, but six birdies in his last 12 holes at Pebble Beach on Sunday came far too late to make much difference at the 119th US Open.
Soure:AFP: 2019/6/17 19:23:39

Woodland denies Koepka at US Open

Gary Woodland won the 119th US Open on Sunday, capturing his first major title with a 13-under-par total to deny two-time defending champion Brook Koepka's bid for history at Pebble Beach.
Soure:Agencies: 2019/6/17 17:48:39

Return of the Mc

Golf's great and good will assemble at Pebble Beach, California, for the third major of the year and all eyes are on Rory McIlroy.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/6/13 19:58:41

Woods, Koepka ready for Open test

The 119th US Open at Pebble Beach has the makings of a classic as Tiger Woods returns to the scene of a signature triumph to take on a new generation of stars led by two-time defending champion Brooks Koepka. Koepka, 29, has a chance to do what only one golfer has done before him - win a third straight US Open title.
Soure:AFP: 2019/6/12 18:48:40

Woods primed for return to Pebble Beach

Tiger Woods returns to the scene of his greatest performance for this week's US Open at Pebble Beach, no longer necessarily the man to beat but a definite threat to win his 16th major title.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/6/11 19:38:41

McIlroy sets sights on Pebble Beach

Rory McIlroy threatened to shoot 59 but fell just short as he made his Canadian Open debut a great one by clinching a seven-stroke victory in Ontario on Sunday and then said it was only mission half-accomplished.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/6/10 20:18:40

Tiger trims events to stay fresh

Tiger Woods plans to practice smarter and play less to keep his body fresh, but the 43-year-old golf star might change that strategy to reach the 2020 Tokyo Oympics.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/16 19:43:40

European Tour to expand in China

Buoyed by record crowds and a wave of exciting young players, the European Tour is looking to expand again in China after some rocky times, a leading official told AFP.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/8 19:03:40

Koepka warms up for PGA defense at Byron Nelson

One week out from his PGA Championship title defense at Bethpage Black, Brooks Koepka is tuning up his game at the US PGA Tour's Byron Nelson in Dallas, Texas.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/8 18:48:41

Ice-cool Korhonen wins China Open

Mikko Korhonen pipped France's Benjamin Hebert in a nerve-jangling playoff to win the 25th Volvo China Open Sunday and secure his place in this month's US PGA Championship.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/5 20:58:40

Masters champion Woods to return to Japan for PGA event

Newly crowned Masters champion Tiger Woods announced Thursday he will return to Japan for the first time in more than a decade to play in a new US PGA Tour event in October.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/25 20:28:43

Drought-buster

Tiger Woods ended his 11-year wait for a 15th major title at the Masters.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/18 19:43:41