Richard Hinds

Richard Hinds

Richard Hinds is the Chief Sports Columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald

Masters of their domain

Richard Hinds Adam Scott's appetite for success might be gauged by performance at Australian Masters

A day when a nice guy finished first

Adam Scott

Richard Hinds Decades of heartbreak was wiped away with the swipe of an elongated putter.

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Day when a nice guy finished first

Richard Hinds Decades of heartbreak was wiped away with the swipe of an elongated putter.

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Fans should appreciate Woods for what he is - a player in rehab

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Richard Hinds GOLF History is conventionally written by the victor. But the history of last year's Australian Masters is no longer the version scripted by Tiger Woods.

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Great Scott: Aussie Adam leads the way at British Open

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Richard Hinds Adam Scott turned 32 last Monday and, somewhat strangely, his parents gave him a golf bag. That is about the only thing that has not gone to plan for the Queenslander at Royal Lytham and St Annes so...

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Scott shines on day one at the Open

Adam Scott

Richard Hinds At his last start on the US PGA Tour, Adam Scott had incorrectly set the alarm clock on a new mobile phone, almost missed his first round tee-time and shot a very ruffled 75.

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Adam Scott one shot off lead

Adam Scott on the fifth hole at the British Open.

Richard Hinds Adam Scott could hardly have a better chance to win the British Open victory. After opening rounds of 64-67, the Australian was just one shot behind the surprise leader, American Brandt Snedeker, and...

Good guy Scott will have to wear the choker tag

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Richard Hinds In the hollow aftermath to Adam Scott's capitulation at Royal Lytham, it was tempting to suggest that, having grown up idolising fellow Queenslander Greg Norman, such a grim fate on the closing...

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Scott squanders his chance at major glory

Adam Scott and Ernie Els.

Richard Hinds Evoking painful memories of some of Greg Norman's infamous collapses, Australian golfer Adam Scott has squandered a four-shot back-nine lead to hand the British Open to South African Ernie Els.

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Shark echoes in Scott's demise

Australia's Adam Scott of Australia reacts to a missed par putt on the 18th green during the final round of the 141st Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club.

Richard Hinds In the hollow aftermath to Adam Scott's calamitous capitulation at Royal Lytham and St Annes, it was tempting to suggest that, having grown up idolising fellow Queenslander Greg Norman, such a grim...

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Scott's way or just post-traumatic stress?

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Richard Hinds As a teenager, Adam Scott wept when Greg Norman fell apart at the 1996 Masters.