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McIlROY ‘MOTIVATED’ BY RIVALS SPIETH & DAY

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Rory McIlroy says the exploits of rivals Jordan Spieth – named PGA Tour player of the year  – and Jason Day have given him “a sense of hunger again”. Source: Skysports The Northern Irishman, 26, was deposed as world number one after being sidelined with a broken ankle suffered while playing football with friends. McIlroy, a four-time major winner, told ...

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GARY THOMPSON IN MAIDEN ZAMBEZI TOUR WIN

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Gary Thompson clinched his maiden Zambezi Tour title after posting a 212 return over 54 holes at the Hwange Open. Source: Sports Magic Thompson’s patience and consistent golf paid off as his scores of 70,72 and 70 for 212 were two shots to the good for the title. Runner up, Stephen Ferreira, settled for second place with scores of 67,72 ...

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DEAN OF DIPLOMATIC COPS GOLF TOURNAMENT IS HERE TO STAY – ZIMBABWEAN HIGH COMMISSIONER

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Pavelyn Tendai Musaka, who is Zimbabwe’s High Commission to Ghana, has announced the Dean of diplomatic invitational golf tournament is here to stay after supervising a colorful maiden edition at the Celebrity Golf Club over the weekend. Story by: Rahman Osman/citifmonline.com/Ghana Her Excellency Musaka, the longest serving diplomat in the country, was one of several high profile personalities including the ...

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WOODS MAY BE A VICE-CAPTAIN AT THE NEXT RYDER CUP

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USA captain Davis Love III says Tiger Woods would be happy to be one of his vice captains if he does not make the team, but desperately wants to be selected Tiger Woods has told USA skipper Davis Love that he could act as a vice-captain at next year’s Ryder Cup if he fails to make the team. Love thinks ...

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ZIMBABWE’S VINCENT GETS TO GRIPS WITH PROFESSIONAL GOLF

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ZIMBABWEAN golfer Scott Vincent feels he is finally getting to grips with life as a professional. The 22-year-old player recently became the first Zimbabwean golfer to win on the Swing Thought Tour, a developmental circuit renowned for preparing upcoming professional golfers for life on the US PGA and Web.com Tours. Vincent defeated American Jonathan Fly in a play-off at the ...

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HWANGE OPEN SET TO WOO THE BEST ON THE LOCAL SCENE

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ZIMBABWE’S premier professional golf tour, the Zambezi Tour, makes a return next week with the staging of the Hwange Open scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Hwange Golf Club.Source : D Nhakaniso The Hwange Open, one of the biggest tournaments on the local calendar for both professionals and amateurs, will be played over 54 holes with a prize fund of $15 000. ...

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WOODS: BACK SURGERY ENDS EX-WORLD NUMBER ONE’S SEASON

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Former world number one Tiger Woods will not play again this year after having back surgery for the second time in 18 months. The 39-year-old American, winner of 14 majors, had an operation on Wednesday and is hoping to return to playing in early 2016. “This is certainly disappointing, but I’m a fighter,” Woods said in a statement  on his ...

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BMW CHAMPIONSHIP: DAY WINS BECOME WORLD NUMBER ONE

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Jason Day replaced Rory McIlroy as world number one after winning the BMW Championship by six shots in Chicago. The Australian, 27, finished with a birdie as he carded a two-under 69 to triumph on 22 under par. Daniel Berger of the United States was second after a two-under 69, one ahead of compatriot Scott Piercy (70). Courtesy : BBC ...

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EARLY SUCCESS FOR PGA TOUR OF ZIMBABWE

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PROFESSIONAL golf in Zimbabwe is set for a major lift following the early success of the PGA Tour of Zimbabwe, which has been characterised by quality fields and low scores since its inception two months ago. Source: D Nhakaniso: NewsDay BY DANIEL NHAKANISO Designed along the same lines as the Big Easy and IGT development tours in South Africa, the ...

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