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January 18, 2020

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One-armed Canadian amateur golfer hits ace at PGA event

One-armed Canadian amateur golfer hits ace at PGA event

One-armed Canadian amateur golfer Laurent Hurtubise made a stunning hole-in-one at the US PGA American Express tournament, acing the 151-yard fourth hole at PGA West's Stadium Course.The amazing ace took place during Thursday's opening round of the first mai

Hamamoto takes Singapore lead as Olympic champ Rose trails

Hamamoto takes Singapore lead as Olympic champ Rose trails

Thai golfer Kosuke Hamamoto took a surprise early lead with a six-under-par 65 in the opening round of the Singapore Open Thursday as Olympic champion Justin Rose had a disappointing start.Hamamoto was a shot ahead of American Matt Kuchar, the bronze medallist

Mickelson aims for Ryder Cup, more 'bombs' as 50 nears

Mickelson aims for Ryder Cup, more 'bombs' as 50 nears

Phil Mickelson says despite his fast-approaching 50th birthday he's determined to stay on the US PGA Tour while he can "bomb" golf balls and yearns for a Ryder Cup berth."When I stop hitting bombs I'll play the (50-and-over) Champions Tour," Mickelson sa

Rio medallists in Singapore golf showdown before Olympics

Rio medallists in Singapore golf showdown before Olympics

The three men's golf medallists from the 2016 Rio Olympics will appear at the Singapore Open this week in a closely-watched showdown just months ahead of the Tokyo Games. Gold medallist Justin Rose, silver winner Henrik Stenson and third-placed Matt Kuchar's

Three talking points in golf this week

Three talking points in golf this week

Brooks Koepka will be one of six Americans playing in Abu Dhabi this week as the European Tour starts its Gulf swing, after Cameron Smith's breakthrough Sunday win on the PGA Tour.Here, AFP Sport looks at three talking points in golf this week:American stars