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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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Jeffress builds on Mining Towns Series lead

Heavy fog greeted players for the Moranbah Mini Earthmovers Pro-Am but it didn’t prove an issue for Steven Jeffress. The 2014 Fiji International Champion had a solid 8-under par 64 and holds the lead going into the final round of Moranbah Mini Earthmovers Pro-Am. Jefress’ round consisted of six birdies and an eagle coming at the difficult 493m par-5, 6th ...

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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Sam Greenwood/Getty Images World No. 2 Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from the BMW PGA Championship as he continues to battle a rib injury.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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Barack Obama shows Donald Trump how to golf in style

Former US President Barack Obama, pictured, played golf on the first day of his six-day vacation with his wife Michelle. Photo / Getty Images Former US President Barack Obama has already hit the golf course after arriving in Italy Friday. He was pictured playing golf on the exclusive course of Castiglion del Bosco on the first day of a six-day ...

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World class field finalised for BMW PGA Championship

The BMW PGA Championship launches the European Tour’s new Rolex Series next week with a world-class field preparing to challenge for the prestigious trophy at the newly revamped West Course from May 25-28. Featuring ten of the world’s top 30 ranked professionals, Swede Alex Noren joins the previously announced line-up for Wentworth Club, which include Open Champion Henrik Stenson, Olympic ...

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Golf's Sunday comebacks can be epic

In professional golf, victory is never assured until the final putt drops on the last hole of the Sunday round. Or during the playoff that follows. With no maximum number of strokes for competitors on each hole, significant final-round leads can disappear quickly when the leader struggles or a pursuer goes on a well-timed birdie barrage. The largest deficit overcome ...

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Golf's Sunday comebacks can be epic

In professional golf, victory is never assured until the final putt drops on the last hole of the Sunday round. Or during the playoff that follows. With no maximum number of strokes for competitors on each hole, significant final-round leads can disappear quickly when the leader struggles or a pursuer goes on a well-timed birdie barrage. The largest deficit overcome ...

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Quiros in the driving seat in Sicily

Alvaro Quiros moved a step closer to reclaiming his European Tour card as he opened up a five-shot lead on a day of tough scoring at The Rocco Forte Open – Verdura, Sicily. The Spaniard has six European Tour wins to his name but his exemption for the last of those at the 2011 Dubai World Championship presented by DP World ...

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