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Englishman has become world's best golfer after improving his fitness which boosted his self-esteem, reports James Corrigan

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Khan drives on to victory as wheels come off Donald's BMW challenge

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Final hole makes a muppet of 'Gonzo'

Gonzalo Fernandez-Castaño three-putted the last at Pula in Majorca yesterday but home hopes still burn fiercely for a Spanish victory in today's final round. The mistake allowed Pelle Edberg of Sweden to catch "Gonzo" – the two are together on four-under par.

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Els holds nerve for second win in a row

South African scrambles for par on final two holes to prevail in storm-hit event

Els foiled in Florida as heavy weather sees play suspended

Ernie Els held a two-shot lead over Kevin Na when the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational was suspended by thunderstorms at Bay Hill in Florida last night.

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No player has been more critical of Tiger Woods during his return to golf than Ernie Els, who said that Woods was being "selfish" by making his first public comments on the Friday of the Match Play Championship.

Tiger takes firm grip as comeback circus rolls in

If the apology by Tiger Woods in Florida today goes as advertised, he may find himself having to say sorry a second time. Nobody is sure exactly what he will say at the faux-baronial headquarters of the PGA Tour in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, but the event seems certain to irritate many.

Revitalised Donald rolls back years

Forgotten man of the English game shines at World Match Play Championship

Els falls apart to round off poor year while Martin strolls home

Spain's Pablo Martin took the second European Tour victory of his career when he defeated South African Charl Schwartzel by one stroke to win the Alfred Dunhill Championship here yesterday.

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