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Sep 16

Jutanugarn leads Evian Championship, England’s Hall four behind

Moriya Jutanugarn leads by one shot going into the final round of the Evian Championship, the last major of the season, reduced to 54 holes by rain.

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Sep 15

Leishman leads as McIlroy’s FedEx Cup hopes fade

Marc Leishman opens up a three-stroke lead at the BMW Championship, while Rory McIlroy’s FedEx Cup hopes fade.

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Sep 15

Evian Championship: Sung Hyun Park leads after first round

South Korea’s Sung Hyun Park leads with an eight-under 63 in the first of three rounds at a shortened Evian Championship.

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Sep 14

Leishman leads as McIlroy struggles in BMW Championship

Rory McIlroy’s defence of the FedEx Cup is in danger as he struggles in round one of the BMW Championship in Illinois.

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Sep 14

Evian Championship: First round cancelled and tournament cut to 54 holes

The Evian Championship will be played over 54 holes in three days after Thursday’s first round is cancelled because of severe weather.

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Sep 14

Singh Brar hopes to secure European Tour card

Jack Singh Brar hopes to secure his European Tour card after individual success in the Walker Cup

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Sep 13

Rory McIlroy needs top-four BMW finish to maintain play-offs hopes

Rory McIlroy requires a top-four finish at week’s BMW Championship to retain any hopes of repeating his 2016 FedEx Cup triumph.

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Sep 13

Golf tips for beginners: grip and chip with Tour pro Stephen Gallacher

European Tour pro Stephen Gallacher gives BBC Scotland’s Catriona Shearer a beginner’s golf lesson on gripping the club and chipping the ball.

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Sep 11

Walker Cup 2017: United States thrash Great Britain & Ireland 19-7

The United States win back the Walker Cup by thrashing Great Britain and Ireland 19-7 at the Los Angeles Country Club.

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Sep 10

European Masters: Matthew Fitzpatrick defeats Scott Hend in dramatic play-off

Matthew Fitzpatrick wins his fourth European Tour title as he beats Scott Hend in a dramatic play-off at the European Masters.

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Sep 10

Lexi Thompson beats Lydia Ko to win Indy Women in Tech Championship

American Lexi Thompson comfortably won the Indy Women in Tech Championship, the last tournament before the final major of the season.

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Sep 09

European Masters: Scott Hend leads Matt Fitzpatrick as round three suspended

Australian Scott Hend extends his lead at the European Masters but round three is suspended after a fog-hit day.

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Sep 08

European Masters: Scott Hend leads at halfway stage on 13 under par

Australia’s Scott Hend cards a seven-under-par 63 to lead the European Masters by a shot on 13 under at Switzerland’s Crans-sur-Sierre.

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Aug 29

Trump firm’s bid for new Scottish golf course blocked by sewage row

Scotland’s environment agency rejects Trump Organization’s revised proposals for new course near AberdeenThe Trump Organization faces further conflict with Scotland’s environment agency after its revised plans for a second golf course near Aberdeen wer…

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Aug 24

Rory McIlroy shoots three-over 73 to fall off pace in Northern Trust Open

• Justin Rose, Justin Thomas and Rickie Fowler on two under• Russell Henley of the US is first-round leader on six-under parRory McIlroy struggled to a three-over-par opening round of 73 at the Northern Trust Open in New York on Thursday. The 28-year-o…

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Aug 23

Billy Payne to step down as chairman of Augusta National and the Masters

Payne, 69, will be succeeded by USGA president Fred RidleyAugusta finally introduced female members under Payne’s watchBilly Payne announced on Wednesday that he is stepping down as chairman of Augusta National and the Masters. He leaves a lasting lega…

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