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Padraig Harrington hails Rory McIlroy as Lahinch is confirmed to host 2019 Irish Open

Lahinch, and long-time home to South of Ireland, will become the 20th different host venue of Ireland’s premier event, which was first staged in 1927. McGinley, who captured the 1991 South of Ireland, was announced earlier this year as host of the 2019 tournament and now Lahinch has been rubber-stamped as the first course in County Clare to host the ...

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Players Championship: Matthew Fitzpatrick on how Rory McIlroy helped him at Sawgrass

Fitzpatrick made the cut at Sawgrass on two under, while McIlroy (+1) missed out Britain’s Matthew Fitzpatrick compiled a battling second-round 70 to make the cut at the prestigious Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass in Florida. The four-time winner on the European Tour shared his thoughts with BBC Sport in the latest instalment of his player diary. I probab… BBC ...

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Players Championship 2018 leaderboard: LIVE updates as Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy begin

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy are just two of the big names competing in this week’s Players Championship at Sawgrass. Rory McIlroy is looking to win golf’s so-called ‘fifth major’ and after missing the cut in his first three attempts he has since finished eighth, sixth, eighth and 12th before a tie for 35th place last year. “It took me ...

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Just beachy: How Rory learned to like Sawgrass

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – In an effort to reverse his slide down the world rankings in time to make the U.S. Open, Adam Scott has returned to a familiar piece of equipment. Fourteen years after he captured the trophy at The Players Championship, Scott returned to TPC Sawgrass with a long putter protruding from his bag. It’s the second ...

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Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy face Players Championship challenge after Wells Fargo issues

The former Wells Fargo champions left Quail Hollow after frustrating displays which included McIlroy posting a last day 71 for a share of 16th place at three-under par. McIlroy has posted earlier scores of 68, 76 and a third-round 66.  Woods was well back and just inside the top-60, bizarrely going birdie-less for a first time in over four years in carding ...

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