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$10m Tiger Woods v Phil Mickelson showdown would be in poor taste

Plans for a one-off ‘grudge’ match between one-time antagonists has the feel of a shameless money-making ventureWhere the bromance of Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will go next remains uncertain. There have already been suggestions that the pair, unit…

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Sports quiz of the week: Premier League, transfers and Virat Kohli

Who has a 100% record? Who has No 11? And who won $154,480?Which of these summer signings has taken the No 11 shirt at his new club?Cristiano Ronaldo Rui PatrícioRiyad Mahrez Naby Keïta India scored 436 runs in the first Test against England at Edgbast…

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NBA superstar Curry struggles to translate sporting greatness to the golf greens

Steph Curry may be an NBA superstar but he found life a little more difficult when he turned his hand to golf and finished last in California.

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Gary Woodland leads home charge as storms halt US PGA second round

Thunder and lightning disrupted play on day two of this year’s final major, but home golfers were firmly in control in the clubhousePerhaps it is appropriate that the 100th playing of this major sees the US firmly in control of the US PGA. On a Friday …

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Record-breaking Woodland leads US PGA as storms stop second round

American Gary Woodland sets a new lowest 36-hole score at the PGA Championship before Friday’s play is postponed by a thunderstorm.

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European Championships 2018: MacLaren and Thomson reach semi-finals

British pair Meghan MacLaren and Michele Thomson half with Finland in their final group game to qualify for a semi-final against France.

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Watch: Can international golfer MacGarvie get hole in one in two hours?

Amateur international Hazel MacGarvie is challenged to get a hole in one in two hours at the Portland Course in Royal Troon.

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US PGA Championship 2018: second round – live!

Brooks Koepka and Charl Schwartzel shot record-equalling 63s … and then a storm turned up.Official live leaderboard from Bellerive 11.43pm BST PLAY SUSPENDED FOR THE DAY: The storms aren’t going to clear … or at least not in time for it to be worth…

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European Championships: Lawrie excited by mixed golf event at Gleneagles

Paul Lawrie says the mixed team format at the European Championships on Saturday is going to be “absolutely brilliant” for golf.

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Davies and Hall qualify for European Championship semi-finals

British duo Dame Laura Davies and Georgia Hall are the first team to qualify for the women’s semi-finals at the European Championships.

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Gary Woodland leads Rickie Fowler after Tiger Woods fightback at US PGA

• Woodland surprise leader by one shot after shooting 64• Woods ends with level-par 70 after poor startAs Rickie Fowler delivered his latest statement of major championship intent Tiger Woods provided a reminder of the attribute that once made him so d…

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Rose & Poulter in contention as Woodland sets early US PGA pace

American Gary Woodland shoots a six-under 64 to take the first-round lead at the US PGA Championship, with England’s Ian Poulter and Justin Rose three back.

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Ransom demanded from PGA after computer files hacked

Hackers have locked computer files used by PGA of America, which runs the PGA Championship.

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US PGA Championship 2018: first round – as it happened

Gary Woodland made seven birdies in the last 11 holes and leads the way with a magnificent 64Official live leaderboardFirst-round report: Woods fights back as Woodland sets pace 1.02am BST A couple of stragglers left out on the course. But nobody’s cat…

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Tommy Fleetwood: Open prize money paid to world number 11’s American namesake

The European Tour pays Tommy Fleetwood his Open prize money – but they got the wrong Tommy Fleetwood.

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Jarrod Lyle: the man who had a way with people and was still thinking of others at the end | Matt Cleary

It was impossible not to like the Australian golfer with the beautiful swing and a big heartJohn Daly needed cheering up. It was a Monday morning after a particularly bad missed cut and he was alone on a practice green before a pro-am at Woodlands Golf…

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