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Europe Win Ryder Cup in Style

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Image Credit: [Sky Sports] Europe beat a star-studded US team to reclaim the Ryder Cup in Paris 17½ – 10½. This weekend witnessed Europe beat team USA 17½ – 10½ at a thrilling, but one-sided, contest in Paris. The hosts thus regained the coveted trophy after their 17-11 drubbing in … Read More

Tiger roars back into contention

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Tiger Woods made an impressive return to competitive golf at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas, finishing tied for 9th in the 18 man field. The tournament, ultimately won by fellow American Rickie Fowler after a stunning final round of 61, was always likely to be overshadowed by the … Read More

Has Tiger lost his bite?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Ronnie O’Sullivan was the best player in his sport for over a decade, before people doubted him as they saw his form deteriorate. He has since come back and is still, on his day, the best player, winning major titles and thrilling snooker fans around the world. Roger Federer has … Read More

Europe dominated by the Americans at Hazeltine

2 years ago / 0 comments

The 2016 Ryder Cup, unfortunately, saw the European team unable to match their feat from four years ago when they accomplished the seemingly impossible task of overturning a four point deficit going into the final day of singles match play. Indeed, there was to be no repeat of the ‘Miracle … Read More

Arnold Palmer: a true golfing legend

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The word legend, especially in a sporting context, seems to be branded about all the time in social media and newspapers alike. Many times this term is of course justified, other times however it is simply hyperbolic. But Arnold Palmer was a legend. A legend of golf. A legend of … Read More

Willett Dons the Green Jacket

3 years ago / 0 comments

FOR much of the tournament, it seemed that the stylish, youthful and energetic defending champion, Jordan Spieth, would win his second Masters, and third major title, but in the end, he would trip up, in more ways than one, which allowed Sheffield-born Danny Willett to win one of the biggest prizes … Read More

McGinley’s Men Aim for Another Medinah Miracle

4 years ago / 0 comments

The Ryder Cup returns this weekend at Gleneagles golf course, Scotland, with Europe looking for a third successive victory over their rivals from across the pond. After the extraordinary scenes on the final day two years ago at the Medinah Club where Ian Poulter inspired a remarkable comeback from four … Read More

Sport | Rory roars to victory at Valhalla

4 years ago / 0 comments

Rory McIlroy’s assault on the pinnacle of the golfing world continued with a sensational third straight victory and his fourth major championship at the USPGA Championship this weekend. Enjoying a purple patch of form, with victories already accumulated at last month’s Open Championship, alongside McIlroy’s first World Golf Championship trophy, … Read More

Sport | McIlroy demonstrates class

5 years ago / 0 comments

Rory McIlroy brought his talents, honed on the Northern Irish Coast at Hollywood over the Irish Sea, to Hoylake and sealed a commanding victory at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club this weekend at the illustrious Open Championship. The fabled tournament returned to the Wirral and one of England’s finest links … Read More

Sport | How the Masters was won

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The 2014 Masters offered perhaps the most intriguing first 63 holes in recent memory, as Bubba Watson claimed his second Green Jacket after a solid back nine saw off challenges from the intriguingly talented twenty year old Jordan Spieth and unheralded Swede Jonas Blixt. Augusta National Committee members clearly aimed … Read More