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Royal Canberra undecided about future tournaments

David Polkinghorne Royal Canberra is in a ''state of limbo'' on whether to host another elite tournament.

US PGA Tour loses autumn tournaments

The US PGA Tour has lost at least one tournament from its Autumn Series because of the economy, with another tournament still up in the air.

O'Hern out of Australian tournaments

Nick O'Hern has been forced out of all three of Australia's big summer golf tournaments as he undergoes thumb surgery.

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Tim Clark powers past Furyk for Canadian Open

Tim Clark holds the Canadian Open trophy aloft.

South Africa's Tim Clark birdied five of his last eight holes to power past Jim Furyk and win the US PGA Tour's Canadian Open.

Aussie Jarrod Lyle proud of US golf return

Jarrod Lyle.

Jarrod Lyle has walked away from his first US golf tournament since being diagnosed with cancer for a second time a proud man.

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Record-breaker Berhnard Langer wins Senior British Open by 13 shots

Lang may he reign supreme: Bernhard Langer holds his winner's medal aloft after winning the senior British Open.

Bernhard Langer sealed a remarkable record-breaking victory in the Senior British Open on Sunday, winning by 13 shots after leading the event in all four rounds.

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Royal & Ancient Golf Club to disclose decision on women on September 18

Anachronism: the Royal and Ancient Golf Club in St Andrews looks on as Mexican golfer Lorena Ochoa participates in the 2007 Women's British Open on the Old Course.

Michael Buteau The all-male Royal & Ancient Golf Club, which governs the sport outside the U.S. and Mexico, will disclose on September 18 results of a ballot to allow women as members.

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

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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...

Man charged following buggy crash at British Open

A 44-year-old man, Jason Holland of Merseyside, was charged with common assault and a motoring offence on Thursday after allegeldy taking a golf buggy for an illicit spin at Hoylake on Wednesday.

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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.

18 over par: the Aussie's horror round at the British Open

Worst round in 15 years: Bryden Macpherson of Australia hits his tee shot on the 11th hole.

Liam FitzGibbon Young Australian golfer Bryden Macpherson has endured a British Open nightmare, producing the tournament's worst round in 15 years.

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Ageless Tom Watson outplays Australian John Senden during British Open final round

Tony Jimenez It is not often a 64-year-old eclipses his much younger playing partner in a major championship but it happened on Sunday when the seemingly ageless Tom Watson put one over on Australian John Senden.

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Together, alone: former couple Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki win on the same day

Wozniacki

James Polson Breaking up may be hard to do but it seems one of the world’s most famous former couples are both reaping the rewards of singledom after Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki both tasted victory...

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Ryan Ruffels wins world junior golf title

Ryan Ruffels has crowned a stellar 12 months with his latest win.

The son of Australian tennis great Ray Ruffels has taken out one of world junior golf's biggest titles.

Rory McIlroy joins golf's elite with two-shot British Open win

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, holds the Claret Jug after his two-stroke victory at the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool.

Allan Kelly Rory McIlroy joined the elite list of golfers to have won three of the four major titles at Hoylake on Sunday, but he had to battle all the way against Sergio Garcia and Rickie Fowler before bagging...

Adam Scott has eyes on next bid

Adam Scott celebrates a birdie on the 18th hole.

Tired of watching his rivals run away with major titles, Adam Scott wants in on the action at next month's PGA Championship after a third successive top-five British Open finish.

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Rory McIlroy wins British Open

Sweet victory: Rory McIlroy kisses the Claret Jug after his two-shot win in the Open at Royal Liverpool.

Malcolm Knox A year after missing the cut at the British Open plunged him into despair, Rory McIlroy has joined Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus as the only golfers to win three grand slam tournaments before turning...

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Tiger Woods wants the sound of silence after phone distraction

Tiger Woods wants silence after being distracted during the first round at Royal Liverpool.

British Open organisers warned spectators about mobile phone use on Thursday after three-times champion Tiger Woods was distracted during his opening round 69 at Hoylake.

British Open: Adam Scott may rue the putts that got away

Scott struggled with his broomstick putter.

Malcolm Knox Adam Scott's putter once again proved his biggest problem as the British Open got under way at Hoylake.

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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.