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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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Jan 29

Woods ‘did pretty well’ at Torrey Pines

Tiger Woods says he “did pretty well” after finishing seven shots off the leaders at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines.

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Jan 28

Tiger Woods finishes in top 30 in PGA comeback despite fan intervention

Former world No1 has been sidelined for lengthy spell after surgeriesFinishes Farmers Insurance Open three under par at Torrey PinesWoods misses putt after spectator yells out on 13th holeTiger Woods recorded his best finish in a full-field PGA Tour ev…

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Jan 28

Rory McIlroy blows two-shot lead as Li Haotong wins Dubai Desert Classic

• McIlroy bogeyed 11th and 16th to let early lead slip• Li shot tournament record 23-under-par to win titleRory McIlroy squandered a two-shot lead with eight holes to play as China’s Li Haotong claimed the biggest win of his career in the Dubai Desert …

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Jan 28

Rory McIlroy beaten to Dubai Desert Classic by world number 60 Li Haotong

World number 60 Li Haotong holds off four-time major winner Rory McIlroy to become the first Asian winner of the Dubai Desert Classic.

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Jan 28

Woods unhappy with ‘gross’ round at Torrey Pines

Tiger Woods cards a two-under par 70 but calls his third round “gross” at the Farmers Insurance Open.

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Jan 27

Rory McIlroy battles back to stand one off the Dubai Desert Classic lead

• Northern Irishman lets slip three-shot advantage• China’s Li Haotong in front despite complaints about slow playOn the day when debate raged over the supposed simplicity of this Dubai Desert Classic setup, Rory McIlroy spent nine holes delivering an …

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Jan 27

Dubai Desert Classic: Li Haotong leads Rory McIlroy by one shot

World number 60 Li Haotong of China leads Rory McIlroy by one shot going into the final round of the Dubai Desert Classic.

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Jan 27

Dubai Desert Classic: Rory McIlroy two shots ahead after round two

Rory McIlroy birdies five of the seven holes needed to complete round two and moves two shots clear at the Dubai Desert Classic.

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