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Australian Open Staying In Sydney Until 2023.

The Australian Open will continue to call Sydney home for the next eight years and up until 2022, with the New South Wales Government securing the historic event in an agreement with Golf Australia. NSW Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events and Minister for Sport, Stuart Ayres, said the event has been secured for Sydney by the NSW Government through its tourism and major events agency, Destination NSW. “The Australian Open is one of the most prestigious events in Australian sport, first ...
Marc Warren (SCO) during Round Three (Sunday) at the 144th Open, played at the Old Course, St Andrews, Scotland. /19/07/2015/. Picture: Golffile | David Lloyd

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Marc Warren’s Growing Stature … Fights Back From Early Double To End With Birdie Blitz.

Marc Warren’s growing stature was no more evident when he rebounded from an early double bogey to birdie three of his closing four holes on day two of the British Masters at Woburn. Warren’s level par 71 score to remain at six-under par leaves Scotland’s top-ranked player sharing 10th place and just three off the lead. The duo of Dane Soren Kjeldsen (68) and England’s Matthew Fitzpatrick (69) share the lead at 10-under par ...
Shane Lowry rebounds from being elbowed in the face to be within good sight of the lead on day two British Masters.  (Photo - David Lloyd/

Shane Lowry Rebounds After Elbow In Face To Stay In Sight British Masters Lead.

Shane Lowry brushed off being elbowed in the face to maintain his lofty position near the top of the British Masters leader board at Woburn. The World No. 21 added a two under par 69 to move to seven under par and trailing just two shots behind the leading duo of reigning Irish Open champion Soren Kjeldsen (68) and England’s 21-year old Matthew Fitzpatrick (69). Lowry was sporting a small bruise on this temple and the legacy of joyful celebrations on Thursday night ...
Padraig Harrington of Ireland hits an approach shot during Round 1of the 2015 British Masters at the Marquess Course, Woburn, in Bedfordshire, England on 8/10/15.
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Padraig Harrington Again Trying To Stay Out Of His Own Way.

With triple Major winning Padraig Harrington it’s always work in progress. Despite capturing the Pro-Am with legendary jockey A P McCoy by his side Harrington revealed after his British Masters first round five under par 66 he struggled somewhat dealing with a variance in his set-up that involves changing his hip position at address. “I was a bit uncomfortable with the new set-up but I worked my way through it and hopefully I can be a lot more comfortable over the next three days,” he ...
Luke Donald seemingly still coming to grips after being sacked by his long-time caddy.

Luke Donald Coming To Grips After Servant Sacked Master.

Former World No. 1 Luke Donald is still clearly dealing with being ‘sacked’ by his former long-time caddy despite a bright four under par 67 on day one of the British Masters at Woburn. Donald is competing on the Bedfordshire course for a first time and managed five birdied to be trailing three shots adrift adrift of Sheffield’s Matthew Fitzpatrick. Fitzpatrick, 21 birdied his closing two holes in a seven-under par 64 to break clear of four players tied in ...
Shane Lowry of Ireland hits an approach during Round 1of the 2015 British Masters at the Marquess Course, Woburn, in Bedfordshire, England on 8/10/15.
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Shane Lowry Has Feet On The Ground After Heart-To-Heart With Coach.

Shane Lowry insisted a frank overnight conversation with his long-time coach was key to the tournament’s highest-ranked player shooting a five under par 66 on the opening day of the British Masters at Woburn. The current World No. 21 didn’t drop a shot to end the day two strokes behind England’s Matthew Fitzpatrick who birdied his closing two holes in a round of 64 and break clear of four players sharing second place on six under par. Lowry shares sixth place with fellow Irishman Padraig ...
Marc Warren rebounds from a second hole double bogey to birdie three of his closing four holes.  (Photo -

Marc Warren Warms In The Presence Of European Ryder Cup Captain … Lowest First Round Score In Three Years.

Marc Warren presented European Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke with a strong reminder of his talent on day one of the British Masters at Woburn. Warren posted his best opening day score in nearly three years of a six under par 65 to be among four players tied in second place on the Marquess Course. Sheffield’s 21-year old Matt Fitzpatrick birdied his closing two holes in an seven under 64 to head the £STG 3m event. Warren’s score is a ...