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Horschel beats Day in Byron Nelson play-off

Byron Nelson final leaderboard -12 B Horschel (US), J Day (Aus); -11 J Hahn (US); -10 J Kokrak (US); -8 D Lee (Aus), B Cauley, S O’Hair (both US), A Byeong-hun (Kor) Selected others: -4 S Garcia (Spa); -2 I Poulter (Eng); +2 S Power (Ire); +4 G Owen (Eng) Full leaderboard Billy Horschel claimed his fourth PGA Tour title ...

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Aussies storm home in Sicily

Marcus Fraser and Jason Scrivener have raced to the finish line at the inaugural Rocco Forte Open in Italy, both firing Sunday rounds of 67 to storm into the top-5. It was a welcome return to form for Fraser who made his first start since March and opened with back to back rounds of 66 to head to the weekend ...

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Kennedy keeps rolling in Japan

Brad Kennedy has put a poor start to the Japan Tour season behind him with a second top five finish in as many starts at the Kansai Open. Kennedy, a former winner of this tournament, shared top Australian honours with Kurt Barnes, the pair finishing 1-uncdewr for the week and T4. Japan’s Shugo Imahara ran away with the tournament at ...

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Barack Obama plays on an exclusive Italian golf course

Barack and Michelle Obama flew into a Tuscany military base on Friday, escorted by six fighter jets They were escorted in a 13-car motorcade to Borgo Finocchieto, a refurbished 14th century village The five-building, six-acre space is owned by Obama’s former ambassador to Italy, John Philips It features 22 bedrooms, multiple saunas and Jacuzzis, a swimming pool, a gym and a ...

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Eccles edged at matchplay

Ben Eccles was within touching distance of the quarter finals at the Challenge Tour’s innovative MatchPlay 9 in Spain but fell at the third extra hole of his second round match against Oliver Lindell. The tournament featured 36 holes of strokeplay to cut the field to the top-32 before moving to a series of nine hole matches. Eccles was one ...

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Eccles edged at matchplay

Ben Eccles was within touching distance of the quarter finals at the Challenge Tour’s innovative MatchPlay 9 in Spain but fell at the third extra hole of his second round match against Oliver Lindell. The tournament featured 36 holes of strokeplay to cut the field to the top-32 before moving to a series of nine hole matches. Eccles was one ...

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Rankin faultless on way to victory

Brett Rankin started the day three shots behind the overnight leader Steven Jeffress and stormed home with a 6-under par 66 to clinch victory by two shots in the Moranbah Mini Earthmovers Pro-Am. Heavy fog again greeted the field of 44 Professionals for the final round of the Moranbah Mini Earthmovers Pro-Am. Play was delayed for an hour until the ...

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Hend roars home in Thailand

Scott Hend has produced a blistering final round 64 to vault more than 20 places up the leaderboard and into the top 10 at the Thailand Open. Hend, one of the event’s major drawcards, played decent though unspectacular golf over the first three days to lie mid field with 18 holes to go. But the reigning Asian Tour Order of ...

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