Friday golf round-up: Ernie Els improves, Brooke Henderson leads

Ernie Els bounced back from a slow start to surge into contention on his PGA Tour Champions debut at the Mitsubishi Electric Championship. Latest leaderboard Mitsubishi Electric Championship Els, who shot a level-par 72 during the first round, posted a round-of-the-day 65 in Hawaii to get to seven under, lifting the South African inside the top-10 and within four strokes […]

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Matt Fitzpatrick proves he is no lightweight in Abu Dhabi

Matt Fitzpatrick continues to prove he is no lightweight as Briton thrives in round two of Abu Dhabi Championship Matt Fitzpatrick is outshining his muscle-bound opponents in Abu Dhabi  Fitzpatrick is trying to put on more weight, but has excelled in the early rounds  The 25-year-old Yorkshireman is also revelling in the new pace-of-play rules Matt Fitzpatrick is the 11-stone […]

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Golf: One-armed golfer makes hole-in-one at PGA Tour event

LA QUINTA, CALIFORNIA (REUTERS) – One-armed amateur Laurent Hurtubise recorded an improbable hole-in-one during the opening round of a PGA Tour event in La Quinta, California. Hurtubise, who was born with one arm and started playing golf at age 11, aced the 151-yard par-three fourth hole at the PGA West Stadium Course during first-round action of The American Express on […]

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PGA Tour to implement slow play deterrent from April

The PGA Tour has announced “major enhancements” to its regulations on slow play, with tougher penalties set to be introduced the week after the Masters. Get the best prices and book a round at one of 1,700 courses across the UK & Ireland Courses Locations No results found. Please try another search. New pace of play rules come into force […]

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Judges adjourn Diack corruption trial

PARIS • French judges yesterday adjourned the trial of Lamine Diack, the disgraced former head of athletics’ governing body IAAF who faces charges of corruption and money laundering linked to a Russian doping scandal. Less than an hour after the hearing began, the trial was halted for procedural reasons and postponed until at least June. The trial’s opening came five […]

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