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MAUCHAZA MAKES PROGRESS

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ZIMBABWEAN professional golfer Nyasha Mauchaza moved a step closer towards earning his playing privileges on the Web.com Tour in the United States after finishing in a tie for position 21 at the Qualifying School First Stage at Grasslands Golf and Country Club in Lakeland, Florida. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The 28-year-old golfer, who has been based in the US since 2004, ...

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PLAYER ON MCLLROY, WOODS AND HOW TO STAY HEALTHY AT 80

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It is not often Gary Player is lost for an answer, but he struggles to recall sustaining a golf-related injury in a career that now spans 63 years. By Iain Carter He tells of various broken bones resulting from childhood rugby in his native South Africa, but golf never seemed to harm this 80-year-old winner of nine major championships. And ...

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BRITISH MASTERS: NOREN CLINCHES TWO -SHOT WIN AT THE GROVE

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Alex Noren survived a testing final day to clinch his third European Tour victory of the season with a two-shot win at the British Masters supported by Sky Sports. By Keith Jackson at The Grove After the start of the final round was delayed by torrential rain which flooded the greens at The Grove and forced early scores to be ...

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YOUNG EUROPEAN STARS HEAD FOR FOR NEDBANK GOLF CHALLENGE

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Rising star Tyrrell Hatton and a strong cast of European Tour winners are expected to be headed to Sun City for the 2016 Nedbank Golf Challenge, hosted by Gary Player, from November 10-13. By Michael Vlismas Hatton’s victory in the recent Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland lifted him into fourth place on the current Race to Dubai standings as ...

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WOODS PULLS OUT OF SAFEWAY OPEN OVER ‘VULNERABLE” GAME CONCERNS

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Former world number one Tiger Woods has delayed his comeback again, claiming his game is “vulnerable”.- BBC golf correspondent Iain Carter The 14-time major champion has been out for more than a year with back problems but was due to compete at this week’s Safeway Open in California. The 40-year-old American is now planning a return in early December. “My ...

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MCLLROY CAUSES RUN ON SA OPEN TICKETS

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Although the BMW SA Open Championship proudly hosted by the City of Ekurhuleni is only being played from 12-15 January 2017 at Glendower Golf Club, the announcement that former world number one Rory McIlroy will be playing the tournament has caused something of a run on tickets. Source – Sunshine Tour McIlroy, who was involved in one of the great ...

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WOODS TO RETURN TO ACTION AFTER 14 MONTHS

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Tiger Woods will return to action for the first time since August 2015 by playing at the season-opening Safeway Open in California next week. Fourteen-time major winner Woods, 40, has twice had back surgery since his last tournament appearance. Last month, Woods, now ranked 767, had said he would play in the Safeway Open, from 13 to 16 October, “depending ...

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WOODS NAMED PRESIDENTS CUP ASSISTANT CAPTAIN BY STEVE STRICKER

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Tiger Woods is ready for his encore. Less than one week after being a vice captain on the U.S. Ryder Cup team that beat Europe 17-11 at Hazeltine National, Woods has been tabbed as an assistant captain for the 2017 Presidents Cup. U.S. Presidents Cup captain Steve Stricker made the announcement at a press conference on Wednesday. Davis Love III ...

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VINCENT OVERTAKES DE JONGE

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RISING golf prodigy Scott Vincent has overtaken Brendon de Jonge as Zimbabwe’s highest-ranked professional golfer on the Official World Golf Rankings following his impressive second-place finish at the Shinhan Donghae Open in Incheon, South Korea, on Sunday. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO Vincent made a memorable return on the Asian Tour professional circuit after earning his playing privileges early this year, posting ...

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RYDER CUP 2016: WILLETT DEFENDS BROTHER’S COMMENTS

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European team member Danny Willett has said that his brother was right when he criticised American golf fans prior to the Ryder Cup – BBC SPORT Peter Willett called US supporters a “baying mob of imbeciles”. Danny Willett, the Masters champion, had a poor Ryder Cup debut, failing to win a point as Europe lost 17-11. “Tried my best but ...

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