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Feb 14

R&A’s Portmarnock alliance sends a dismal message | Ewan Murray

Next year’s Amateur Championship will take place at a club which retains a male-only membership policy and the R&A’s explanation does golf no favoursThe job description for chief executive of the R&A does not include a necessity to defend the i…

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Feb 12

St Andrews: Scottish course to host 150th Open in 2021

St Andrews will host the 150th Open Championship in 2021 – the 30th time the Scottish course will have staged the event.

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Feb 11

Pebble Beach Pro-Am: Ted Potter Jr wins second PGA Tour title

Ted Potter Jr wins just his second PGA Tour title with a three-shot victory in the Pebble Beach Pro-Am in California

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Feb 11

Rory McIlroy misses 54-hole cut at Pebble Beach after even par 72

Four-time major winner Rory McIlroy misses the 54-hole cut at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am in California.

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Feb 10

Rory McIlroy: Northern Irishman drops down Pebble Beach leaderboard after 74

Rory McIlroy turns a potential eagle chance into a five-putt double bogey during the second round of the Pebble Beach Pro-Am in California.

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Feb 08

Rory McIlroy: World number eight three off early Pebble Beach pace after 68

Rory McIlroy is left three off the early clubhouse pace at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am after firing an opening four-under-par 68.

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Feb 07

‘Courses crumbling into the sea’ – Open venues could disappear, says new climate report

Open venues such as St Andrews and Royal Troon could be in danger by the end of the century if sea levels rise, says new report.

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Feb 05

Irish Open: McGinley to be 2019 host with event to follow British Masters model

Paul McGinley will be Irish Open tournament host in 2019 with Ireland’s major winners then undertaking the role over the following years.

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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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