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Quiros back in the winner's circle in Sicily

Alvaro Quiros defeated Zander Lombard in a play-off to cap a stunning return to form and win his seventh European Tour title at The Rocco Forte Open – Verdura, Sicily. The Spaniard’s last win came in 2011 and he had dropped to 703rd in the Official World Golf Ranking and lost his playing privileges since, deciding to focus on the Challenge ...

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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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Quiros leads the way in Italy

Alvaro Quiros took a four-shot lead into the back nine of The Rocco Forte Open – Verdura, Sicily as another superb putting display moved him to the brink of regaining his European Tour card. The Spaniard’s sixth and last win came in 2011 and he has dropped to 703rd in the Official World Golf Ranking but he has been in sublime ...

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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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Quiros in control in Sicily

Alvaro Quiros saw his lead trimmed to four shots as the final round of The Rocco Forte Open – Verdura, Sicily got under way on another day of tough scoring. High winds have been the story of the weekend with just seven players under par on Saturday, and more gusty conditions greeted the players as Quiros went in search of a ...

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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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Papadatos prevails at WA PGA Championship

New South Welshman Dimitrios Papadatos has won the TX Civil and Logistics WA PGA Championship in his first trip to the Kalgoorlie Golf Course. Firing rounds of 70, 68, 70, 68 for a tournament total 12-under 276, Papadatos won by a stroke from Victorian Rory Bourke, who had an eagle putt on 18 to force a playoff. It was a ...

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Rory (Rib Injury) Out for BMW Championship

Sam Greenwood/Getty Images World No. 2 Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from the BMW PGA Championship as he continues to battle a rib injury.  “Having had a reaction to my earlier rib injury, I have been advised to take a conservative approach to my recovery which unfortunately means I have to withdraw from the BMW PGA Championship next week,” McIlroy said ...

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Garcia four shots backs at Byron Nelson

Byron Nelson third round leaderboard -12 J Hahn (US); -11 B Horschel (US); -10 J Day (Aus), J Kokrak (US); -9 C Tringale (US); -8 S Garcia (Spa), J Dufner (US), B Cauley (US) Selected others: -5 D Johnson (US); -1 I Poulter (Eng); level S Power (Ire), G Owen (Eng), E Els (SA) Full leaderboard Defending champion Sergio Garcia ...

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Rory (Rib Injury) Out for BMW Championship

Sam Greenwood/Getty Images World No. 2 Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from the BMW PGA Championship as he continues to battle a rib injury.  “Having had a reaction to my earlier rib injury, I have been advised to take a conservative approach to my recovery which unfortunately means I have to withdraw from the BMW PGA Championship next week,” McIlroy said ...

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