Molinari secures victory for Europe

Europe’s finest golfers, sparked by a record-setting victory for Italy’s Francesco Molinari, recaptured the Ryder Cup on Sunday, denying a dramatic United States fightback to complete an emotional 17.5-10.5 upset victory. Reigning British Open champion Molinari defeated five-time major winner Phil Mickelson 4 and 2 as Europe took an insurmountable edge over the favoured Americans,

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Grace, Chase set the pace

Branden Grace launched his bid for back-to-back European Tour victories on home soil by firing a lead-sharing 65 in the South African Open at Glendower Golf Club near Johannesburg Thursday. The 29-year-old eight-time winner on the circuit won the Nedbank Golf Challenge at Sun City two months ago, his last appearance on the Tour. Grace,

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Tiger Woods pleads guilty to reckless driving

Tiger Woods on Friday pleaded guilty in a Florida court to reckless driving and entered a program for first-time offenders, avoiding a conviction on the charge of driving under the influence (DUI) last spring. The 41-year-old professional golfer was found asleep in May behind the wheel of a Mercedes-Benz, which was parked alongside a road

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Spieth opens PGA with Garcia, Koepka

Jordan Spieth, trying to become the youngest player to complete a career Grand Slam, will play alongside fellow 2016 major winners Sergio Garcia and Brooks Koepka in the first two rounds of the 99th PGA Championship, organisers announced on Friday. The year’s final major golf tournament tees off on Thursday at Quail Hollow with British

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McIlroy, Spieth suffer upsets at WGC

Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth suffered upset defeats as the underdogs bared their teeth on the opening day of the World Golf Championships-Dell Match Play on Wednesday. McIlroy’s quest to regain his match-play crown was dealt an early setback as the world No 2 crashed to a 2&1 defeat against Danish veteran Soren Kjeldsen at

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