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Blood spilt as Ernie Els says he put 'jinx' on his group

Martyn Herman Ernie Els left a spectator bloodied with a wild opening tee shot, defending champion Phil Mickelson went out of bounds, and Bubba Watson's promising start was blown away at the British Open on...

Ernie Els withdraws from Houston Open

Ernie Els has withdrawn from the Houston Open because of a virus, giving him an unexpected two weeks off before the US Masters.

Irish 'BMW' buckles his rare talent up for a sweet ride

Rory McIlroy celebrates his one-stroke victory with his father, Gerry.

Oliver Brown Rory McIlroy mounted the first tee at a sodden Valhalla on Sunday night with the familiar feeling of a target drawn on his back.

US PGA Championship 2014, final day

Rory McIlroy.

Richard Shute All the action live from the fourth and final day from the Valhalla Golf Club in Kentucky.

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Peerless Rory McIlroy on course to break the bank

Oliver Brown If Rory McIlroy's appearance last weekend at his beloved Manchester United taught us anything, it was that money could not buy him taste.

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Adam Scott grabs share of lead, Rory McIlroy recovers nicely

Adam Scott used a run of four successive birdies on Friday to vault into a share of the halfway lead at The Barclays, and Rory McIlroy joined the fray at the opener of the four-event FedExCup...

Tiger Woods struggles as wind sweeps in bad luck at the British Open

Tiger Woods during his second round, on day two of the 2014 British Open Golf.

Malcolm Knox With winds at Hoylake building on Thursday afternoon and peaking on Friday morning, the British Open field was severed into two groups, one with all the luck and the other with none.

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Adam Scott hopes for third time lucky after British Open near-misses

Open season: Adam Scott checks out the lay of the land at Royal Liverpool ahead of this week's British Open.

Tony Jimenez World No.1 Adam Scott has left no stone unturned in the build-up to this week's British Open as he strives to make it third time lucky after two successive near-misses at golf's oldest major...

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Gunslinging Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods steal Hoylake show in British Open golf

Tiger Woods carded an impressive opening round 69 at Hoylake.

Golfing gunslingers Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods sprayed Royal Liverpool with a barrage of birdie bullets to steal the show in a thrilling opening round of the 143rd British Open on Thursday.

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Phil Mickelson stays in touch after second round of British Open

Phil Mickelson hits a pitch shot on the third hole during the second round of the British Open on Friday.

Hoylake, England Phil Mickelson tries to accentuate the positives despite a chequered second round in the British Open.

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Adam Scott having trouble shaking 'choker' tag

Adam Scott

Daniel Cherny He may have provided Australian golf with arguably its finest ever moment at the 2013 US Masters, but Adam Scott continues to have trouble shedding the unwanted ''choker'' tag.

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Phil Mickelson nervous ahead of Masters bid

Playing in the Masters has always been an electrifying experience for Phil Mickelson and this week is no different for the American, even though he is "nervous" about his title bid after recent...

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Masters champion Scott paired with Dufner, U.S. Amateur winner

Australia's Adam Scott .

Michael Buteau Adam Scott will play the opening two rounds with PGA champion Jason Dufner and Matthew Fitzpatrick, the U.S. Amateur champion.

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Stephen Samuelson Adam Scott and Jason Day lead the Australian charge in golf's most prestigious tournament.

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Bubba Watson grabs Masters lead with blistering back nine

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Julian Linden Bubba Watson rolled in five birdies in a row to hold the outright lead late in the second round of the 78th Masters on Friday and surge into contention for a second green jacket in three years.

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John Senden climbs Masters leaderboard with birdie blitz

John Senden

Adam Scott and John Senden are well placed to keep the green jacket in Australian hands halfway through the Masters at Augusta National.

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I belong: Oliver Goss

Oliver Goss of Australia and his caddie Brian Tam on the second fairway during the second round of the 2014 Masters Tournament.

Ben Everill Oliver Goss will celebrate his 20th birthday in style with another round at Augusta National after the young Australian golf amateur made the cut at the Masters.

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Bubba Watson holds off Jordan Spieth to win second US Masters

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Karen Crouse For 54 holes the 78th US Masters was a strokeplay event. And then, on Sunday, it turned into a riveting matchplay contest.

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Matt Kuchar holes bunker shot to win PGA event

Going: Matt Kuchar blasts out of the bunker on the 72nd hole.

Pete Iacobelli Matt Kuchar produced a stunning chip-in on the 18th hole as he overcame a four-shot deficit to win the RBC Heritage PGA event by one shot on Sunday.

Adam Scott has the top of the world firmly in view

Adam Scott

James Corrigan The vagaries, if not absurdities, of golf's rankings mean that Adam Scott would have been assured of rising above the world No.1, Tiger Woods, if he did not play in the Players Championship.