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January 27, 2020

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Speedy Soderberg sprints to European record round in Dubai

Speedy Soderberg sprints to European record round in Dubai

Sebastian Soderberg made golfing history on Sunday, the Swede completing his final round at the Dubai Desert Classic in a European record time of one hour and 36 minutes.The 29-year-old was playing alone and first off after 71 players made the cut.With his bro

New golf league gets interest from PGA players: reports

New golf league gets interest from PGA players: reports

Five-time major champion Phil Mickelson is among PGA Tour players "intrigued" by a proposed new tour, the Premier Golf League, according to reports.A report by Golf Channel analyst Geoff Shackelford detailed plans for the series, with Mickelson telling ESPN

With No. 1 in sight, McIlroy takes long view

With No. 1 in sight, McIlroy takes long view

Rory McIlroy can regain golf's world number one ranking at Torrey Pines this week, but the Northern Ireland star says he'll focus on his game and let the ranking take care of itself."It didn't get on the list of goals at the start of the year," McIlroy sa

Talking points in golf this week

Talking points in golf this week

Tiger Woods will start his first effort to claim a record-breaking 83rd PGA Tour victory at Torrey Pines on Thursday, after Lee Westwood and Gaby Lopez lifted titles last Sunday.Here, AFP Sport looks at four talking points in golf this week:Tiger eyeing record

Kuchar wins Singapore golf in Olympic boost

Kuchar wins Singapore golf in Olympic boost

Olympic medallist Matt Kuchar fought back from a triple-bogey to win the Singapore Open Sunday in a boost ahead of the Tokyo Games, while fellow Rio winner Justin Rose finished second.The three men's golf medallists from the 2016 Rio Olympics appeared at the

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