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Sport24.co.za | Bjorn hails recent triumphs for key men McIlroy, Casey

Val-d’Isre – European captain Thomas Bjorn hailed PGA Tour titles for leading players Rory McIlroy and Paul Casey earlier this month as “very important” for his team’s Ryder Cup chances in September.  Four-time major champion McIlroy shrugged off an indifferent run of form with a stunning victory at last week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational, racing to victory with five birdies in ...

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Sport24.co.za | Woods at Ryder Cup would be unbelievable – Bjorn

Val-d’Isre – European Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn has said that having a rejuvenated Tiger Woods playing in September for the Americans against his team in Paris would be a “massive bonus” for golf.  Fourteen-time major champion Woods has impressed since returning to the PGA Tour after a series of injury problems, notching back-to-back top-five finishes for the first time ...

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Sport24.co.za | Bjorn, Johnston to lead strong field in Indian Open

New Delhi – Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn and popular England golfer Andrew Johnston will head a strong field at the 54th Indian Open starting next month. They will join top Indian players including rising star Shubhankar Sharma and defending champ SSP Chawrasia in the event which offers $ 1.75 million in prize money. The Asian Tour tournament is co-sanctioned ...

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Thomas Bjorn: A Dane's date with destiny

Shane O’Donoghue presents the latest edition of CNN Living Golf at the following times (GMT): Feb 08: 1030, 1730; Feb 10: 0730, 2230; Feb 11: 1730; Feb 17: 1730; Feb 18: 0730, 2230. The Dane went some way to explaining this in 2015, telling CNN’s Living Golf: ”Wh… Golf on Yahoo! Sports – News, Scores, Standings, Rumors, Fantasy Games

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Sport24.co.za | No Casey favours in Ryder Cup, says Bjorn

Antalya – Europe Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn insists he will afford Paul Casey no favours despite encouraging the Englishman to rejoin the European Tour. Casey last contested a Ryder Cup in 2008 but was overlooked as a “wildcard” pick in 2010 by captain Colin Montgomerie in favour of Padraig Harrington despite Casey being ranked higher in the world than ...

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#EurAsiaCup Bjørn Q&A

Q. What does it mean to you to be selected as captain for Team Europe? Anytime you get this bestowed on you, you have to be grateful that players want you as captain and there’s a Tour that believes that you can be captain. It is a moment of reflection on your own career. You got to realise that your ...

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