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WOODS HITS THE LINKS WITH TRUMP

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Tiger Woods, who played golf three years ago with Barack Obama, played 18 holes on Friday with Donald Trump at the real estate mogul’s Trump International Golf Club in Palm Beach, Florida. Woods, who will celebrate his 41st birthday on December 30, returned to competition this month after a 15-month injury layoff. He joined the president-elect in a foursome, a ...

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CAN WOODS COME BACK?

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Tiger Woods of the United States gestures to a fan to be quiet from the fifth green during first round play at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament in Akron.By Own Correspondent Can the real Tiger Wood please stand-up? THE PGA Tour’s wrap-around golf schedule, which officially starts months before the calendar year, has been fertile ground for players looking ...

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GARY PLAYER INVITATIONAL SERIES GENERATES R8.5-MILLION

2016 Gary Player Invitational: Round 1

Former England and Manchester United football star Andy Cole reflected for a moment on what he experienced at the Gary Player Invitational presented by Coca-Cola at Sun City this November. ‘This is how far I’ve come,’ he said. ‘I take nothing for granted anymore.’ By Michael Vlismas As he prepared to make his debut in Player’s annual charity tournament, Cole ...

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SCOTT VINCENT BLOG: WHAT A YEAR IT HAS BEEN

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Manila: Zimbabwe’s Scott Vincent is having an unforgetable rookie season on the Asian Tour. After experiencing the euphoria of a tied second finish in Korea last month, Vincent is hungry for more of such results and he is hoping to continue his good form at this week’s Resorts World Manila Masters. By Scott Vincent The Zimbabwean pens his thoughts ahead ...

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TIGER’S NEXT CHAPTER A HOT TOPIC

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With the opening PGA Tour event of 2017 just a month away, golf fans and players are bracing for the next chapter from Tiger Woods as the former world No 1 prepares for his first start on the US circuit since August 2015. Though Woods is unlikely to tee it up in competition until the January 26-29 Farmers Insurance Open ...

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KRUGER IN THE GROOVE

2016 Lion of Africa Cape Town: Day 4

It all clicked for JBe’ Kruger in the first round of the Hong Kong Open, where he carded a four under par 66 to be within two strokes of the early lead. Source : Compleat Golfer The Bloemfontein local won on the European Tour back in 2012, when he beat Germany’s Marcel Siem at the Avantha Masters. He’s been unable ...

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THOMAS BJORN TO CAPTAIN EUROPE’S RYDER CUP TEAM IN 2018

2013 Nedbank Challenge: Day 3

Thomas Bjorn has been announced as Europe’s Ryder Cup captain for the next contest in France in 2018. By Keith Jackson Bjorn has been handed the task of regaining the trophy following this year’s heavy defeat at Hazeltine National under Darren Clarke, and the 45-year-old has a long – and successful – involvement with the competition. The Dane’s three appearances ...

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TOPSY-TURVY TIGER

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A hole-out for birdie from the bunker at the fifth hole on Saturday got Tiger Woods into a share of the lead at the Hero World Challenge, but the former world number one was headed for trouble. Source : Compleat Golfer Betting companies could hardly keep up with the changing odds for the 2017 Masters now that Woods had returned ...

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MATSUYANA BEATS THE BEST AT HERO WORLD CHALLENGE

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Hideki Matsuyama outclassed a field that included 16 of the world’s top 25 players at the Hero World Challenge this week, where he went 18 under par. Source: Compleat Golfer The Japanese superstar took a seven-stroke advantage into the final round after he shot 65 on Saturday at Albany in the Bahamas. He shot 73 in the final round, his ...

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MADALITSO MUTHIYA CROSSING BORDERS

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When it comes to an international career, Madalitso Muthiya has been through the wringer, from competing on the Canadian Tour and making the final stage of PGA Tour Qualifying School twice, to playing in South Africa for three years without a victory. Source : Compleat Golfer Then, in July 2016, he got the job done at the Sunshine Tour’s Wild ...

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