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Harrington eyes Ryder Cup captain’s role for 2020

Padraig Harrington is keen on succeeding Thomas Bjorn as European Ryder Cup captain for the 2020 event at Whistling Straits, Wisconsin.

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Pennsylvania golf club apologizes for calling police on black female members

Club reported women for playing too slowlyPolice ‘called for an issue that did not warrant charges’A golf club in Pennsylvania has apologized for calling police on a group of black women after the co-owner and his father said they were playing too slow…

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‘Utter greed’: Bolton Ryder Cup plan runs into local opposition

Residents and conservationists criticise £240m hotel and homes scheme, which rests on hosting 2026 golf tournamentAmbitious plans to bring golf’s Ryder Cup to Bolton have swung off course after 10,000 residents, MPs and conservationists called on the g…

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Frenchman Levy wins Hassan Trophy to boost Ryder Cup hopes

France’s Alexander Levy puts himself in contention for a Ryder Cup debut with victory in the Hassan Trophy in Morocco.

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Hassan Trophy: Bradley Dredge and Paul Waring remain in contention

Wales’ Bradley Dredge and England’s Paul Waring remain in contention at the halfway stage of the Hassan Trophy.

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Rory McIlroy ‘positive’ about his 2018 Masters experience

Rory McIlroy says “a long list of positives far outweighed the negatives” from his performance at the 2018 Masters at Augusta.

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Adare Manor in Limerick to bid for 2026 Ryder Cup

The Adare Manor club in Limerick is bidding to host the 2026 Ryder Cup, Ireland having last hosted the tournament at the K Club in 2006.

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Hassan Trophy: Wales’ Bradley Dredge holds share of lead

Wales’ Bradley Dredge holds a share of the lead after the first round of the Hassan Trophy in Morocco.

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Gwladys Nocera retires and reveals pregnancy after 15 years on Tour

France’s Gwladys Nocera announces her retirement and reveals she is four months pregnant.

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Richie Ramsay – Scottish win on European Tour is overdue

Richie Ramsay admits it has been too long since a Scot last won on the European Tour, three years after his victory in Morocco.

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RBC Heritage: Ian Poulter fades on last day as Satoshi Kodaira wins

Japan’s Satoshi Kodaira birdies the third play-off hole to win the RBC Heritage in South Carolina as England’s Ian Poulter fades.

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Poulter leads by one shot at RBC Heritage

England’s Ian Poulter holds a one-shot lead at the RBC Heritage in South Carolina after shooting a four-under-par 67 in the third round.

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RBC Heritage: Ian Poulter one shot off lead after second round

England’s Ian Poulter moves one shot off the lead at the RBC Heritage after shooting a seven-under-par 64 in the second round at Harbour Town.

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Sports quiz of the week: Champions League, Tyson Fury and F1

Who is racing? Who remain unbeaten? And who won big at 68? Related: Football quiz: name the missing club in these playing careers Where are Rachael Blackmore, Katie Walsh and Bryony Frost racing this weekend?The Gold Coast Shanghai International Circui…

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Patrick Reed: pressure was on Rory McIlroy in Masters final round – video

US Masters winner Patrick Reed said all he had to do was ‘play golf’ insisting the pressure was on the likes of Rory McIlroy and other big names going into the final stages of the Masters on Sunday. American Reed kept his cool to seal his first ever ma…

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Patrick Reed found a way to cope with the pressure and Rory McIlroy did not | Andy Bull

After a nervous start for both on the final round of the Masters the Texan settled to play his game but McIlroy’s challenge diedThey say a Green Jacket costs around $250, though no one who knows will confirm that. Money talks in Augusta, same as anywhe…

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