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Steve Elkington sparks Twitter storm with remark about American footballer Michael Sam

Australian golf star Steve Elkington has caused more outrage on Twitter with a remark about American football player Michael Sam while trying to criticise media coverage that refers to him as gay.

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Happy days here again as Adam Scott and Jason Day star

Leading the charge: Jason Day (above) and Adam Scott are putting Australian golf back on top.

Matt Murnane Adam Scott and Jason Day taking steps to return Australian golf to top position on world stage.

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Golfer Elkington in Twitter trouble

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Steve Elkington has caused a stir in Britain, insisting he'd no idea 'Pakki' was an abusive term as he apologised for offensive Twitter messages.

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Scott chases multiple majors

Adam Scott attempts a long put during the second round of the PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in Pittsford, New York.

Ben Everill, Rochester Adam Scott and major championship contention are now almost commonplace.

It's anyone's ball game as PGA goes deep

Ben Everill If Australia is to break its major championship drought, one of 10 golfers needs to best one of the strongest fields ever assembled.

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Scott 'fired up' in strong PGA field

New focus: Adam Scott will be 'putting the hammer down' at Kiawah Island.

Ben Everill, Kiawah Island If Australia is to break its major championship drought, one of 10 golfers needs to best one of the strongest fields ever assembled.

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Ogilvy 'hungrier than ever'

Geoff Ogilvy

Wayne Heming, Coolum Geoff Ogilvy is in a select club of eight Australians to have won a major.

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Trio of Australians lie in wait to end green jacket jinx

Adam Scott

Jim Slater No Australian has ever won the Masters, but Adam Scott, Marc Leishman and Jason Day enter Sunday's final round at Augusta National with a golden opportunity to end the green jacket jinx.

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Australians celebrate Scott's masterful triumph

Adam Scott.

Will Brodie Commentator and former tour professional Mark Allen says Adam Scott’s Masters win will change the life of the amiable Queenslander.

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Adam Scott wins US Masters

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Ben Everill Adam Scott has become the first Australian golfer to win the US Masters, snapping one of the country's great sporting hoodoos.

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Final frontier ends decades of heartbreak at golf's true major

Adam Scott

Malcolm Knox Yes! Adam Scott has landed himself a new green jacket and the great white whale of Australian sport.

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Norman upset by Australia's strike-rate in majors

Greg Norman

Greg Norman says Australia's strike rate in golf's major championships in recent times is unacceptable given the players' talent.

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Norman demands Aussies lift game

Ben Everill Greg Norman says Australia's strike rate in golf's major championships in recent times is unacceptable given the current crop of talent.

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Ogilvy freshens up, clears mind for open bid

Geoff Ogilvy

Martin Blake Geoff Ogilvy enjoyed watching St Kilda smash Essendon last Saturday.

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Aussies rely on fate for Match Play berths

Los Angeles Robert Allenby and Greg Chalmers will let fate decide whether they play in the prestigious World Golf Championship Match Play tournament.

McIlroy on target in desert

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Dubai World No. 2 shares lead with Thomas Bjorn at the halfway stage of the Classic on Friday.

Perry-Hoch top Holmes-Weekly to PGA win

Kenny Perry and Scott Hoch have held off JB Holmes and Boo Weekley to win the Merrill Lynch Shootout.

Leishman, Price grab US PGA Tour cards

Robert Grant Australians Marc Leishman and Aron Price will be newcomers on the US PGA Tour next year.

Eagles see Matteson soar to PGA lead

American Troy Matteson swooped with a pair of eagles to seize the first-round lead in the $US4.6 million ($A6.94 million) Children's Miracle Network Classic.

Goggin snatches third place in Arizona

Australian Mathew Goggin fired a seven-under-par 63 to snatch third place in the US PGA Tour's Frys.com Open in Scottsdale, Arizona.