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Tiger Woods wins Masters to claim first major in 11 years

AUGUSTA: Tiger Woods completed one of sport’s greatest comebacks to end an 11-year major title drought at the Masters on Sunday by claiming a fifth Green Jacket. A gritty two-under 70 clinched a one-shot victory over Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka and Xander Schauffele and earned the 43-year-old a 15th major ...

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Georgia Hall takes three-shot lead in Oregon

LOS ANGELES: England’s Georgia Hall surged into a three-shot lead at the halfway stage of the LPGA Tour’s Cambia Portland Classic, firing a nine-under-par 63 on another day of low scoring in Oregon. The 22-year-old newly minted British Open champion played flawlessly in a bogey-free round which included nine birdies ...

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Ariya on top of the world with women’s Scottish Open

LONDON: Thailand’s US Open champion Ariya Jutanugarn won the women’s Scottish Open to go top of the world rankings, posting a final round of five-under-par 66 for a total of 13-under at Gullane golf course Sunday. The 22-year-old phenomenon, who became the first Thai golfer to win a major at ...

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Golf: Woods announces return to action in November

LOS ANGELES: Tiger Woods will make his latest return from long-term injury at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas next month, the former world number one confirmed. The 14-time major champion has not played since February after a recurrence of back problems which forced him to miss the 2015-2016 ...

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Rory McIlroy is starting to roar at British Open

SOUTHPORT: Rory McIlroy was hanging his head on Thursday. There was a bounce in his step on Friday at the British Open. McIlroy made three birdies and shot 31 on the front nine at Royal Birkdale. That’s eight shots better than his opening round, and suddenly he’s back in contention ...

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Tiger Woods apologizes for DUI arrest, blames medication

FLORIDA: Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods said an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications was to blame for his early-morning DUI arrest near his Jupiter Island home in Florida on Monday. Woods, who underwent surgery last week to relieve lingering back pain, was booked at 7:18 a.m. (1118 GMT) ...

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