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Worst round ever? Golf pro shoots 55 over par

Clifton McDonald hit a round of 127 (not pictured) AN American professional golfer, who was trying to qualify for the 117th US Open, stumbled his way to a 55-over 127 at a tournament in Alabama. Clifton McDonald shot a 68 on the front nine and finished with a 127 at …

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Scott stays in title hunt but Day done

Adam Scott is not happy with his putter. ADAM Scott has given hope to the Aussie tilt at the Players Championship during the third round at TPC Sawgrass that was marred by blustery winds. American duo JB Holmes and Kyle Stanley set the pace at nine under. Holmes fired a …

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Economy, middle seat for $2.5 million champ

Si Woo Kim of South Korea celebrates with the Players Championship winner’s trophy. A TOTAL of 66 PGA Tour golfers have earned more than $US1 million over the course of the 2017 season so far, but that doesn’t mean that some players aren’t trying to save money when possible. On …

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Shark speared: ‘Is he kidding?’

Greg Norman has always spoken his mind. JUST as he did at the 1996 Masters, Nick Faldo once again got the better of Greg Norman. Although retired, Norman is still a prominent voice in the golfing landscape. But he’s not so sure too many other voices need to be heard. …

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Little-known Aussie putting world’s best to shame

A Queenslander now coaching college golf in the US has put a long professional absence aside to show up a host of his fulltime peers at the $10 million Byron Nelson Classic in Texas Little known Stuart Deane, playing his first US PGA Tour event since 2014, and only the …

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Aussie veteran charges, leader breaks away

Australian golfer Rod Pampling. AUSTRALIAN veteran Rod Pampling made four birdies in five holes in a mid-round surge during the Byron Nelson Classic in Texas. After starting his round with six consecutive pars, Pampling went on an impressive run, starting with a 2m birdie putt on the par-5 seventh. The …

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Massive putt helps put Day right in contention

Jason Day celebrates his mighty putt on the 17th with the fans. A STRING of birdies has Jason Day two shots off the lead going into the final round of the Byron Nelson tournament in Texas. Day had five birdies in a row midway through the third round and then …

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Heartbreak for Day after three-putt shocker

Jason Day of Australia reacts to a putt. JASON Day lost his sudden death playoff against American Billy Horschel with a disappointing three-putt at the Byron Nelson PGA tournament. World No.4 Day failed to match Horschel’s par at the first playoff hole, missing his four-foot second putt as his rival …

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Leishman earns US Open spot

Marc Leishman of Australia. AUSTRALIA’S Marc Leishman is one of 27 golfers who have been given full exemptions to the US Open to be played at Erin Hills in Wisconsin from June 15-18. All 27 exemptions into the June 15-18 event at Erin Hills in Wisconsin were awarded to players …

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Golf champ’s wife’s brave admission

Golfer Billy Horschel with wife Brittany. BILLY Horschel was playing in a charity golf tournament a day after winning the Byron Nelson when his wife asked him to read a personal message she was ready to post on social media. The PGA Tour player’s initial reaction to his wife, Brittany, …

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