Northern Irishman pleased to put frustrating year behind him
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Saturday 11 July 2009
Like planets aligning, the conjunction of two events next Thursday will produce a heavenly British summer's sporting day – weather permitting. The second Ashes Test will unfold at Lord's, while up on the coast below Ayr, the Open Championship is staged at Turnberry for only the fourth time.
Monday 06 July 2009
Tournament host Tiger Woods saw off the defending champion Anthony Kim and held off a last-round charge from Hunter Mahan to win the AT&T National at Congressional Country Club in Maryland last night.
Monday 22 June 2009
Tuesday 16 June 2009
Sunday 14 June 2009
It was like meeting an old friend who had fallen on hard times but is now spruced up and smarter than ever. The only trouble is that he's just as nasty as he used to be.
Tuesday 19 May 2009
Nick Faldo has officially entered what will be his 33rd Open and 96th major championship at Turnberry in July. The three-times champion missed last year's event for the first time since he failed to qualify as an amateur in 1975, but that was because he was Ryder Cup captain and wanted to study potential candidates.
Tuesday 14 April 2009
Augusta National golf club in America, where I spent last week, is a world away from the rugby grounds of the world, my usual working habitat. But I've come to the conclusion that it isn't just facilities that are superior in the game of golf.
Monday 13 April 2009
Sunday 12 April 2009
Tiger Woods said he had fought harder than ever before to get a score, which just goes to show that even a genius isn't always guaranteed success. A run of three birdies on the back nine took him to four under, but that still left him seven shots outside the lead after a fine, nerveless save on the last hole. It also just happened to be precisely where he had started the day.
Friday 10 April 2009
Chad Campbell got off to another strong start today in the second round of the Masters.
Thursday 09 April 2009
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
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