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Swede who lost form and fortune in Allen Stanford fraud proves popular FedEx Cup champion

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A teenage golfer was celebrating today after notching up two holes-in-one during the same round.

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Tiger Woods is set to speak publicly for the first time today ahead of his much anticipated comeback.

McIlroy takes share of Dubai lead with four late birdies

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland opened the defence of his Dubai Desert Classic title with a four-under 68 yesterday to share a six-way lead.

Watson: Woods must apologise before return

Tom Watson believes that Tiger Woods cannot be put in the same category as some of the game's greatest players because of his on- and off-course behaviour. The eight-times major winner has also called on Woods to "show some humility" and apologise for his behaviour before returning to golf.

Tiger strikes a pose

The shamed golfer Tiger Woods may have disappeared from the public eye for now, but he may not have escaped further humiliation after the February 2010 edition of Vanity Fair released pictures of him working out.

Destruction of Woods myth overshadows Watson agony

Oh for 2009 to be remembered for that 59-year-old who came within one normal bounce of winning the Open; for that Korean who became the first Asian male to win a major; for that Scottish Supermum who won the Women's Open just 10 weeks after giving birth. But no, Tiger Woods drove into a fire hydrant and the sordid revelations began to pour forth. And so the Year of the Heroes became the Year of the Rat.

Sir Bobby Robson: The day he said farewell to football

Tear-jerker of the Decade: In our readers' vote on the highlights of the past 10 years, we asked which event you found most emotive. The answer: Sir Bobby Robson's final appearance. Ian Herbert relives the moment

Tearful Ramsay seals first Tour win

Scot takes South African Open title in play-off after overcoming five-shot deficit

Sport Vote: Tear-Jerker of the Decade

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The strangest trophies in sport

Jim Furyk won the Chevron World Challenge golf tournament yesterday, and was duly handed a trophy that looked like it had been selected in a local junk shop.

Album: Andrew Weatherall, A Pox on the Pioneers, (Rotters Golf Club)

The title is both self- referential (Pioneer being a leading brand of DJ equipment) and oddly self-deprecating for a man who, in his time, was a groundbreaker.

James Warren: US newspapers could do with a little British flair and energy

Little did immigration and customs officials at Heathrow realise that an endangered species had blithely arrived in their midst on his way to a family wedding in Cambridge: a devout American newspaper reader.

The Hacker: My flexible friend gives me tips but my midriff gets in way

Much-needed advice came winging its way across the Atlantic last week but, alas, it came too late to save me from another medal disaster.

Matthew gives British game a shot in the arm

'Supermum' who gave birth 11 weeks ago becomes first Scottish woman to win major

Matthew puts sporting mums on map

Scot roars into three-shot lead 11 weeks after giving birth to daughter
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