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Montgomerie steps down as European captain after Ryder Cup victory

Colin Montgomerie has announced that he will not captain Europe again after his side’s thrilling Ryder Cup victory over the United States at Celtic Manor. Europe beat Corey Pavin’s US side 14½-13½ to win back the trophy on a delayed final day Monday. “I will not be doing this again,” said the Scot. “I think [...]

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Ryder Cup 2010 set for first ever Monday finish

The Ryder Cup appears set for a first ever Monday finish after the start of the third day’s play was delayed on Sunday when torrential rain returned to leave the Celtic Manor course waterlogged. The action had been due to start at 7.45am with Europe 6-4 down but ahead in all six matches on the [...]

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Opening Ryder Cup pairings named

Ian Poulter, beaten by Tiger Woods in his first-ever Ryder Cup match, finally has the chance for revenge at Celtic Manor on Thursday. Poulter, who with Darren Clarke was crushed 4&3 by Woods and Chris Riley in Detroit six years ago, will this time be with cup newcomer Ross Fisher – his World Cup partner [...]

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Tiger Woods picked as wildcard to play the Ryder Cup

Tiger Woods will take part of the 2010 Ryder Cup in Wales, after captain Corey Pavin picked the world’s number one golfer as a wildcard for the tournament. 34-year-old Woods has at times been out of form this year, and there was some serious doubt he would not be picked to play in the Ryder [...]

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Tiger Woods takes early lead at the Barclays; plays his best golf of the season

Tiger Woods finally looked himself again at the Barclays at Ridgewood Country Club in New Jersey, shooting a 6-under-par 65 to secure a share of the lead after day 1. Woods, who completed his divorce earlier this week, got off to a flying start with four birdies on the front nine. Three more on the [...]

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Martin Kaymer wins PGA Championship

Germany’s Martin Kaymer has won his first major, after beating American Bubba Watson in playoff at the Whistling Straits golf course in Wisconsin. The victory was controversial after Dustin Johnson was left out of overtime play because of a two-shot penalty on the 18th hole. Johnson grounded his club in one of the 1.200 bunkers [...]

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Louis Oosthuizen wins the Open Championship

South African golfer Louis Oosthuizen has won the 150th edition of the Open Championship. “Louis”, whose real name is Lodewicus Theodorus Oosthuizen, played solidly throughout the tournament at St.Andrews, and won quite comfortably in the end. Briton Lee Westwood came closest, but ended seven strokes behind the superbly playing South African. It was only Oosthuizen´s [...]

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Latest: Play to resume at St.Andrews 3.45 pm

After play was suspended because of strong winds earlier today, the organizers say play will resume at about 3.45 pm. South African Louis Oosthuizen is the current clubhouse leader at 12-under-par. He is more than likely happy to have finished his second round before the stronger winds came through.

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Play suspended at St.Andrews

Play has been temporarily suspended at the Open Championship on Friday afternoon because of unplayable conditions. Strong winds forced the players at the Old Course at St.Andrews to mark their balls and walk back to the clubhouse. Balls were moving on the greens due to gusts. It is not known for how long play will be [...]

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Rory McIlroy leads the Open with equal Old Course record of 63

Rory McIlroy has showed his vast potential on golf’s oldest stage as he equalled the lowest round in a major to lead the field by two at the Open. The 21-year-old Northern Irishman produced a flurry of first-round birdies and one eagle to fire a nine-under 63, a new record for the Old Course at [...]

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