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Golfer Steve Jeffs breaks Guinness World Record for fastest time to complete 500-yard par-five hole

Guinness World Records have ratified Devon speed golfer Steve Jeffs’ world-best time for completing a 500-yard par-five hole. In August, he completed the hole at Tiverton Golf Club in one minute 50.6 seconds, beating the previous record of one minute ...

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Justin Rose wins Indonesian Masters by eight shots in Jakarta

Indonesian Masters final leaderboard -29 J Rose (Eng); -21 P Khongwatmai (Tha); -19 S Vincent (Zim); -18 Y Miyazato (Jpn); -17 K Aphibarnrat (Tha) Selected others: -14 S Lewton (Eng); -5 W Harrold (Eng) (am) World number six Justin Rose ...

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Mediocrity is not OK for me – Graeme McDowell

Northern Ireland golfer Graeme McDowell tells BBC Sport NI’s Stephen Watson he does not want his career to end on a low after a disappointing year and explains he has put together a five-year plan to resurrect his game. The ...

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Public opinion 'against' golf resort plan in Hoylake

Public opinion is against a new golf resort in Merseyside, an MP has said. Funding options for a development in the region, which has hosted The Open championship on many occasions, are set to be agreed by councillors this month. ...

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England's Hull fifth as teenager Yin wins in Dubai

Dubai Ladies Classic final leaderboard -15 Yin (USA), Herbin (Fra), Kim (Kor); -13 Van Dam (Ned), Ashok (Ind); -12 Hull (Eng) Selected others:-10 Thompson (Sco); -9 McDonald (Sco), Clyburn (Eng); -8 Shadoff (Eng), Burke (Eng) American teenager Angel Yin won ...

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McIlroy plans busy preparation for 2018 Masters

Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy says he will play in at least seven tournaments in early 2018 as he prepares for the Masters in April. The Green Jacket is the only major to have eluded McIlroy and next year’s Masters will ...

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Hull three shots off Dubai lead

Dubai Ladies Classic third-round leaderboard -12 A V Dam (Ned); -10 A Yin (USA), P Lindberg (Swe), -9 C Hull (Eng), A Ashok (Ind), -8 I K Kim (SK), L Davies (Eng), K Burnett (USA), L Jansone (Lat), F Parker ...

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Tommy Horton: Former Ryder Cup golfer dies at the age of 76

Former Ryder Cup golfer Tommy Horton has died at the age of 76. Horton, who lived in Jersey, played for Great Britain and Ireland in the 1975 and 1977 Ryder Cups – both of which were won by the United ...

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Scotland's Kelsey MacDonald stays second at Dubai Ladies Classic

Dubai Ladies Classic first-round leaderboard -10 A V Dam (Ned); -8 K MacDonald (Sco); -7 T Suwannapura (Tha), G Hall (Eng), C Yuan (Aus); -6 S Sangchan (Tha), N B Larsen (Den), M Thomson (Sco), S Schober (Aut); -5 H ...

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Scot MacDonald one off the lead in Dubai

Dubai Ladies Classic first-round leaderboard -5 S Sangchan (Tha); -4 K MacDonald (Sco), N Madsen (Nor), M Blomqvist (Fin), N Tamminen (Fin), C Yuan (Aus); -3 A Menendez (Mex), S Walker (Eng), P Lindberg (Swe), F Parker (Eng), L Davies ...

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