Swede who lost form and fortune in Allen Stanford fraud proves popular FedEx Cup champion
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Wednesday 17 September 2008
Sunday 31 August 2008
The capacity for self-delusion demonstrated most vividly these days by politicians and England footballers is also tobe found flourishing among certain golfers.
Monday 18 August 2008
Peter Hanson defied cold, wet and windy conditions to give Sweden their first home winner of the SAS Masters for 10 years here yesterday.
Monday 28 July 2008
Bruce Vaughan holed a 20-foot putt to beat John Cook in a play-off and win the Senior British Open yesterday, his first tournament win either as a senior or a regular PGA Tour player.
Saturday 26 July 2008
Bruce Vaughan shot a level-par 71 to take the halfway lead in the Senior British Open and then headed straight for physiotherapy on his left knee. The American has had three partial knee replacements in six operations over the past two years. With the chance of a first ever senior major in his sights, he was taking no chances.
Tuesday 22 July 2008
For Padraig Harrington the work is never done. On awakening yesterday as the first European to retain his Open title since before the Titanic sunk, Harrington set out a new list of objectives. They ranged from leaving behind the exclusive champions' club he has only just joined, to making a better fist of next month's USPGA, to beating his friend in a driving challenge – one-handed. And it is his old friend "fear" that will be his secret weapon.
Friday 18 July 2008
As consecutive shots go in Open Championships at Royal Birkdale, Justin Rose's last in 1998 and his first yesterday could hardly have been more different. On a balmy Sunday afternoon 10 years ago, Rose, then an unworldly amateur aged 17, pitched into the 18th hole to finish tied for fourth. At just before 7.45am yesterday, in a mighty wind and relentless rain, the wiser Rose, with seven professional victories and a European Order of Merit under his belt, struck an unconvincing two-iron off the first tee and watched it dribble into the first cut of rough, right of the fairway.
Saturday 10 May 2008
For a few moments, Robert Karlsson thought he was minutes away from becoming the first player to shoot a 59 on the European Tour.
Saturday 29 March 2008
Peter Hedblom chipped in twice and Matthew Millar finished with a successful 100-foot putt as they took over at the top from Lee Westwood in the Andalucian Open here yesterday.
Friday 09 June 2006
Barcelona are facing competition from Valencia and another Spanish club, possibly Atletico Madrid, for Eidur Gudjohnsen. Chelsea accept that the 27-year-old Icelander will leave this summer but want around £10m for him.
Saturday 12 February 2005
Monday 28 July 2003
Saturday 26 July 2003
Saturday 12 July 2003
Sunday 15 June 2003
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