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Tommy Fleetwood in contention after superb Abu Dhabi fightback

Tommy Fleetwood remains in the hunt for a third Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship victory after an impressive fightback at the Rolex Series event. Fleetwood was three over par after 10 holes and 11 strokes off the pace when play was suspended due to bad light on the opening day, following a three-hour fog delay, only […]

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Brandon Hagy leads at La Quinta with Martin Laird in contention

Martin Laird is two shots off the lead after the opening round of The American Express, where Tony Finau and Patrick Reed also made encouraging starts. Latest leaderboard The American Express Laird posted a six-under 66 at the Nicklaus Tournament Course – one of two being used in this week’s event – to leave the […]

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Sungjae Im leads with Tony Finau, Francesco Molinari in chasing pack

Francesco Molinari showed signs his game is heading back in the right direction by moving within two shots of the halfway lead at The American Express. Latest leaderboard The American Express Molinari made just seven starts in 2020 and is without a worldwide top-10 finish since squandering a final-round lead at The Masters in 2019, […]

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LPGA Tour: Danielle Kang two ahead at Tournament of Champions

Danielle Kang continued her bogey-free start to the week to move into a two-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions. Kang followed an opening-round 64 with a blemish-free 65 on another low-scoring day at Four Seasons Golf and Sports Club Orlando, posting six birdies during her second round to […]

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Brooks Koepka back to full fitness ahead of debut at La Quinta

Brooks Koepka insists his injury troubles are behind him as he looks to bounce back from a disappointing 2020 at The American Express in California. Koepka struggled for form and fitness during a disrupted 2020 campaign after undergoing knee surgery the previous autumn, with a runner-up finish at the WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational one of […]

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Tyrrell Hatton five ahead as Rory McIlroy falls behind in Abu Dhabi

Tyrrell Hatton produced an impressive birdie run to open up a five-shot advantage at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, as overnight leader Rory McIlroy faltered. Latest leaderboard Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship Hatton was five under for his round with five holes to complete when bad light saw play suspended just before 6pm local time (GMT), […]

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European Tour: Rory McIlroy one ahead of Tyrrell Hatton in Abu Dhabi

Rory McIlroy made the ideal start to his bid for an elusive maiden Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship victory by setting the pace after the opening day of the new European Tour season. Latest leaderboard Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship The four-time major champion, who has four second-place finishes, three thirds and a fifth in his last […]

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Annika Sorenstam on Presidential Medal of Freedom from Donald Trump

Annika Sorenstam has explained her decision to controversially accept the Presidential Medal of Freedom from outgoing president Donald Trump earlier this month. Sorenstam, Gary Player and, posthumously, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, were recognised in a White House ceremony on January 7, just a day after the storming of the U.S Capitol by Trump supporters. Five people […]