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Feb 05

From £170 to £30,000 in a week – golfer’s dream debut

Scotland’s Kris Davidson hopes a runners-up cheque in her first Tour start as a professional is the forerunner of a successful career.

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Feb 04

Gary Woodland wins Waste Management Phoenix Open in play-off

Gary Woodland wins the Waste Management Phoenix Open at the first play-off hole at TPC Scottsdale in Arizona.

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Feb 04

Sharma shoots 62 to win in Malaysia as Westwood fades

England’s Lee Westwood finishes seven shots off the winner Shubhankar Sharma, who claims the Maybank Championship in Malaysia with a superb final round of 62.

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Feb 04

Oates Vic Open: Georgia Hall finishes joint-third in Melbourne

England’s Georgia Hall finishes joint-third at the Oates Vic Open in Melbourne as Australian Minjee Lee takes victory.

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Feb 04

Rickie Fowler takes one-shot Phoenix Open lead in Arizona

Rickie Fowler leads by one shot after the penultimate round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Feb 03

Oates Vic Open: Georgia Hall lies joint fifth in Melbourne

England’s Georgia Hall is in a three-way tie for fifth on two under after round three of the Oates Vic Open in Melbourne.

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Feb 03

Maybank Championship: Lee Westwood in contention in Kuala Lumpur

England’s Lee Westwood remains in contention at the Maybank Championship in Malaysia after carding a two-under-par 70 in the third round.

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Feb 03

Phoenix Open: Jordan Spieth misses first cut in 259 days

Rickie Fowler and Bryson DeChambeau share the lead at the Phoenix Open as world number three Jordan Spieth missed first cut since May 2017.

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Feb 02

Oates Vic Open: Georgia Hall remains in contention at equal prize money event

Britain’s Georgia Hall is within six shots of the lead after day two of the Oates Vic Open in Australia.

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Feb 02

Maybank Championship: Lee Westwood challenges in Kuala Lumpur

England’s Lee Westwood shoots a 10-under-par 62 to lie one shot off the lead at the Maybank Championship in Kuala Lumpur.

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Feb 02

Phoenix Open: Bill Haas takes two-shot lead after first round in Arizona

American Bill Haas hits a seven-under-par 64 to take a two-shot lead after the opening round of the Phoenix Open.

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Feb 01

Hall & Henry challenge at equal prize money event

Britons Georgia Hall and Kylie Henry challenge at the Oates Vic Open, an event where men and women get equal prize money.

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Jan 31

Paige Spiranac on a mission to change the face of golf – one hater at a time

The former college golf star, catapulted to celebrity and notoriety by her 1.2m Instagram following, is fighting to change attitudes in the gamePaige Spiranac has plenty to say. It was not obvious at last week’s Dubai Desert Classic when promoters brok…

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Jan 30

Donald Trump’s pro golfing partner says he ‘cheats like hell’ on the course

LPGA pro Suzann Pettersen: ‘I just laugh’ at president’s tacticsTrump is not only US president known for cutting corners on courseSuzann Pettersen, the 15-time LPGA Tour winner and a golfing partner of Donald Trump, says the president “cheats like hell…

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Jan 29

Jason Day breaks Noren at sixth play-off hole to win Farmers Insurance Open

Former world No1 snaps 20-month drought at Torrey PinesDay says Australian Open blunder is driving his resurgenceJason Day has revealed blowing a stellar chance at winning the Australian Open was a motivation behind his drought-breaking victory at Torr…

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Jan 29

Day secures first Tour win since 2016 – at sixth play-off hole

Jason Day says a return to world number one is his goal after a first Tour win in almost two years at the Farmers Insurance Open.

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