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Rory McIlroy impressed by Oscar’s sweet strike

A superb tee shot from 13-year-old Oscar Murphy catches the eye of Northern Ireland compatriot and hero Rory McIlroy in the Abu Dhabi Championship. The Co Tyrone boy won a youth event which resulted in him earning the right to play a hole in the European Tour event. Oscar’s shot was closer to the pin […]

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Rory McIlroy: Ex-world number one three behind leader Fleetwood in Abu Dhabi

Rory McIlroy parred his opening 11 holes in Abu Dhabi before carding three late birdies Rory McIlroy is three behind clubhouse leader Tommy Fleetwood after an opening three-under-par 69 as he returned to action at the Abu Dhabi Championship. After his three-month break, McIlroy parred his opening 11 holes before three late birdies moved him […]

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Sony Open: Patton Kizzire wins after six play-off holes

Patton Kizzire sunk a four-foot putt to par the 17th and win the tour title Sony Open final leaderboard -17 P Kizzire (USA), J Hahn (USA) (Kizzire wins play-off); -16 T Hoge (USA); -15 B Harman (USA), W Simpson (USA), B Stuard (USA) Selected others: -13 R Knox (Scot); -12 Z Johnson (USA); -11 J […]

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EurAsia Cup: Europe beat Asia 14-10 to retain trophy

Bjorn (centre) will captain Europe in the Ryder Cup against the United States in September Europe won eight of Sunday’s 12 singles matches to beat Asia 14-10 and retain the EurAsia trophy in Malaysia. Thomas Bjorn’s side trailled 6½-5½ going into the final day but asserted their dominance by winning eight of the opening nine […]