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Ryder Cup: USA off to dominant start, take biggest day-one lead in 46 years
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Ryder Cup: USA off to dominant start, take biggest day-one lead in 46 years

Olympic gold medallist Xander Schauffele and world number two Dustin Johnson both put two points on the board for the hosts, who dominated the morning foursomes 3-1 then rode the momentum through a gritty afternoon of four-balls to take their biggest day-one lead in 46 years.

Ryder Cup: A 'strong' US team wary of
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Ryder Cup: A 'strong' US team wary of "underdog" Europe's bite

Europe have won nine of the last 12 editions and 11 since continental Europeans joined the biennial match play showdown, swelling the ranks of the team from Britain and Northern Ireland.

Jason Kokrak holds off Jordan Spieth to capture PGA Colonial crown
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Jason Kokrak holds off Jordan Spieth to capture PGA Colonial crown

Jason Kokrak fired a level par 70 in Sunday's final round to finish 72 holes on 14-under 266 at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas.

PGA Championship 2021: Phil Mickelson shares lead with Louis Oosthuizen on windswept Kiawah Island
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PGA Championship 2021: Phil Mickelson shares lead with Louis Oosthuizen on windswept Kiawah Island

Mickelson looked like the Mickelson of old on another windswept grind around the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island, running off five birdies over his last eight holes, the last one giving him a 3-under 69 and a share of the lead.

WGC Match Play: Scottie Scheffler mows down European stalwarts to make semi-finals
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WGC Match Play: Scottie Scheffler mows down European stalwarts to make semi-finals

The victory over Rahm sent Scheffler, a Texas graduate and now the crowd favourite at Austin Country Club, into the semifinals against Matt Kuchar, who beat Jordan Spieth in the morning and Brian Harman in the afternoon.

WGC Match Play: Sergio Garcia comes up aces over Lee Westwood on a frenetic Friday at Austin Country Club
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WGC Match Play: Sergio Garcia comes up aces over Lee Westwood on a frenetic Friday at Austin Country Club

When it finally ended, Jon Rahm at No 3 was the only player from the top 20 seeds who made it to the knockout stage of the weekend at Austin Country Club.

WGC Match Play: An opening day of emotions and a few surprises as Rory McIlroy suffers worst loss in 10 years
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WGC Match Play: An opening day of emotions and a few surprises as Rory McIlroy suffers worst loss in 10 years

It was McIlroy's biggest loss in Match Play since Ben Crane beat him, 8 and 7, in the second round of 2011

The Players Championship: Sergio Garcia rushes to first tee, races to finish line
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The Players Championship: Sergio Garcia rushes to first tee, races to finish line

Sergio Garcia rushed to the first tee and raced to the finish line Thursday in The Players Championship.

Tiger Woods car crash: Jack Nicklaus 'concerned,' Bryson DeChambeau 'heartbroken', Barack Obama 'sends prayers'
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Tiger Woods car crash: Jack Nicklaus 'concerned,' Bryson DeChambeau 'heartbroken', Barack Obama 'sends prayers'

Bryson DeChambeau noted the fabled comeback of Ben Hogan, who was involved in a 1949 car crash but won six of his nine major titles after the injuries

Birdies galore at Hilton Head in RBC Heritage, with Jordan Spieth packing six straight on back nine
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Birdies galore at Hilton Head in RBC Heritage, with Jordan Spieth packing six straight on back nine

Ian Poulter holed a 30-foot birdie putt and followed with a 5-iron to 4 feet for a birdie that closed out his round of 7-under 64, giving him a share of the lead Thursday with Mark Hubbard at Hilton Head.

Formula 1: Williams' George Russell wins virtual Spanish Grand Prix after thrilling battle with Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc
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Formula 1: Williams' George Russell wins virtual Spanish Grand Prix after thrilling battle with Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc

George Russell, yet to score a point for his struggling Williams team in the real world of Formula One, celebrated a virtual Spanish Grand Prix victory from pole position.

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero to join Thibaut Courtois, Arthur Melo for virtual Formula 1 race
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Manchester City's Sergio Aguero to join Thibaut Courtois, Arthur Melo for virtual Formula 1 race

Sergio Aguero may be scared about returning to action in the Premier League but the Manchester City striker will join Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and Barcelona midfielder Arthur Melo on a Formula One esports grid this weekend.

British Open champion Francesco Molinari stars to help Team Europe beat favourites USA and clinch Ryder Cup
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British Open champion Francesco Molinari stars to help Team Europe beat favourites USA and clinch Ryder Cup

Europe recaptured the Ryder Cup, holding off a dramatic United States fightback to complete an upset victory with Francesco Molinari clinching the outcome.

America's Matt Kuchar cruises to victory in Hero Challenge, Shubhankar Sharma eliminated
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America's Matt Kuchar cruises to victory in Hero Challenge, Shubhankar Sharma eliminated

Shubhankar Sharma, grouped alongside Poulter and Cabrera-Bello, was eliminated at the group stage after failing to stop the ball inside the marked circles in any of his five attempts

WGC Match Play Championship: Shubhankar Sharma fights valiantly but loses first-round clash to Sergio Garcia
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WGC Match Play Championship: Shubhankar Sharma fights valiantly but loses first-round clash to Sergio Garcia

Shubhankar gave the reigning Masters champion, Sergio Garcia a great fight and in fact led at various stages before being level at the 18th tee.

British Open 2017: Indian challenge ends as Anirban Lahiri, Shiv Kapur miss third round cut
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British Open 2017: Indian challenge ends as Anirban Lahiri, Shiv Kapur miss third round cut

On a day when it was cold, windy and rainy and play was stopped for a 15 minutes in the evening, Lahiri and Kapur, had to work and in the end fell short by a narrow one-shot margin at six-over-par 146.

British Open 2017: Jordan Spieth displays stellar iron play to grab lead after stormy second round
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British Open 2017: Jordan Spieth displays stellar iron play to grab lead after stormy second round

Jordan Spieth tops the leaderboard at -6 and exhibits tremendous self belief that reaffirms his position as the front-runner to wrest this championship.

British Open 2017: Jordan Spieth clinches solo lead after weather-plagued second round
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British Open 2017: Jordan Spieth clinches solo lead after weather-plagued second round

Jordan Spieth handled the miserable conditions brilliantly in the second round of the British Open on Friday as he took a commanding two-shot lead into the weekend at Royal Birkdale.

British Open 2017: Jordan Spieth grabs co-lead after wretched morning weather plagues Day 1
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British Open 2017: Jordan Spieth grabs co-lead after wretched morning weather plagues Day 1

World No 3 Jordan Spieth matched the course record 65 with a blemish-free card, making five birdies on the 2nd, 8th, 9th, 14th and 17th, hitting 15 greens in regulation along the way.

British Open 2017: Jordan Spieth shares lead with Brooks Kopeka and Matt Kuchar after first round
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British Open 2017: Jordan Spieth shares lead with Brooks Kopeka and Matt Kuchar after first round

Jordan Spieth produced one of his best major championship efforts to take a share of the lead alongside fellow Americans Brooks Koepka and Matt Kuchar after the first round of the British Open.