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SSP: I'm in the form of my life

Chowrasia Calcutta: Golfer SSP Chowrasia is bullish about his chances of qualifying for the US Open. Chowrasia, who has never played a Major event, will be playing the US Open qualifiers on May 29 in England after competing in the BMW PGA Championship (May 25-28) at Virginia Water in Surrey. “In the US Open qualifiers, I will try and qualify ...

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Jeff Kimble appointed as Joint Commercial Director for European Tour and Asian Tour

The European Tour and the Asian Tour have jointly appointed Jeff Kimble as Commercial Director. Kimble will assume his role from May 15, 2017 and work from the Tours’ office in Sentosa, Singapore.  A senior business professional with over 25 years of marketing, commercial and management experience in consumer and luxury goods across Asia, Kimble will be tasked to lead ...

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Michigan Open Golf: 100 Years Series

EAST LANSING – Golf professionals in the early years of golf in the United States were considered at best hired help, and often simply declared unworthy for entry to the best of golf clubhouses or even admittance to the locker rooms.   Walter Hagen helped change that with flamboyant showmanship, popularity and talent in becoming the winner of the most ...

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Michigan Open Golf: 100 Years Series

EAST LANSING – Golf professionals in the early years of golf in the United States were considered at best hired help, and often simply declared unworthy for entry to the best of golf clubhouses or even admittance to the locker rooms.   Walter Hagen helped change that with flamboyant showmanship, popularity and talent in becoming the winner of the most ...

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Why no golfer has repeated as the Players champion

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — A year ago, Jason Day went wire-to-wire to win the Players Championship. The way defending Players champions have fared in their ensuing years, Day should be happy if he can just be playing on the weekend. Adam Scott, the champion in 2004, was the last Players champion to post a top-10 finish (tied for eighth) ...

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Why no golfer has repeated as the Players champion

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — A year ago, Jason Day went wire-to-wire to win the Players Championship. The way defending Players champions have fared in their ensuing years, Day should be happy if he can just be playing on the weekend. Adam Scott, the champion in 2004, was the last Players champion to post a top-10 finish (tied for eighth) ...

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Scott blows chance for lead at Sawgrass

Players Championship first-round leaderboard -5 W McGirt (US), M Hughes (Can) -4 JB Holmes (US), A Noren (Swe), C Reavie (US) Selected others: -2 L Westwood (Eng) -1 P Casey (Eng), G McDowell (NI) Level I Poulter (Eng) +1 R McIlroy (NI) +2 L Donald (Eng), T Fleetwood (Eng), M Laird (Sco), S Lowry (Ire), J Rose (Eng) Adam Scott ...

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SSP: I'm in the form of my life

Chowrasia Calcutta: Golfer SSP Chowrasia is bullish about his chances of qualifying for the US Open. Chowrasia, who has never played a Major event, will be playing the US Open qualifiers on May 29 in England after competing in the BMW PGA Championship (May 25-28) at Virginia Water in Surrey. “In the US Open qualifiers, I will try and qualify ...

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Golfer hits 127 in US Open qualifying

Next time you’re hacking your way around the golf course, summon the spirit of the player who not only failed to card a single par but only managed two bogeys on his way to an eye-watering 127 in US Open local qualifying – finishing 55 shots over par. Starting on the 10th hole at Silver Lakes in Glencoe, Alabama, Clifton ...

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Johnson not too emotional on golf course

During his march to victory in the Dell Technologies Match Play championship, Dustin Johnson at times looked as though he had no pulse. Not true. “It’s beating — not very fast,” he said. “Sometimes it gets going pretty good. It just depends if I’m walking up a steep hill or something.” Big celebrations are simply not part of his repertoire, ...

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