Dustin Johnson quickly in contention at RBC Canadian Open. (Photo - www.pgatour.com)

D J Soaring With Final Hole Eagle At RBC Canadian Open.

Reigning US Open winner Dustin Johnson made a 10-foot eagle putt on the par-5 18th hole Thursday for a 6-under 66 and a share of the RBC Canadian Open lead with Luke List. “My game feels good,” Johnson said. “I’ve got a lot of confidence in it. I feel like I’m swinging really well. I felt like I rolled the ball really nicely with the putter today. I’m definitely driving the ball nicely. I’ve got a lot of confidence in the driver. I feel like I can hit it ...
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Solheim Cup In 2019 At Gleneagles Gets IMG Backing

Scotland has agreed a unique partnership with global sports, media and events organisation IMG to stage The 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles, ensuring the country hosts a world-class spectacle and delivers on its key principles of equality, experience and innovation. Appointed by VisitScotland on behalf of The Scottish Government, IMG will bring its vast expertise and experience to ensure the competition will be one of the best in the tournament’s history. Announcing the partnership during the Aberdeen ...
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Stenson Creates Golfing History Ending 42-Major Victory Drought To Lift Claret Jug.

Royal Troon … Sweden’s Henrik Stenson created Swedish golfing history in ending a 42-Majors winning drought to capture the 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon. In a contest to mirror the famed ‘Duel in the Sun’ at Turnberry in 1977 Stenson went 36-holes with American Phil Mickelson to finally become a Major Champion with an equally historic 20-under par winning tally. “This will take a while to sink in, I am still getting my bearings,” said Stenson at the presentation ...
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Henrik Stenson On Verge Of Ending A 42-Majors Victory Drought.

Royal Troon, Scotland … Sweden’s Henrik Stenson heads in today’s final round of The Open looking to end a 42-Majors victory drought. The very affable Stenson would also become the first Swede to win a Major. And after a gutsy third round 68 and move one clear of Phil Mickelson Stenson has his best shot at Royal Troon to call himself a ‘Major Champion’. “I’m looking forward to the opportunity. I’ve worked hard these first three days to put myself in ...
Stenson again position to win a first Major.  (Photo - www.europeantour.com)

Stenson & Mickelson Staring At Royal Troon Claret Jug Showdown.

Royal Troon, Scotland …. Sweden’s Henrik Stenson and former Open Champion Phil Mickelson are set for a Royal Troon Claret Jug showdown. Saturday’s third round of golf’s oldest Major turned into a classic match-play scenario and with just a shot separating the pair and with a round the play, it will be much the same on Sunday. The Swede shot a round of 68 to move to 12-under par while Mickelson posted a 70 to be at 11-under par, and with daylight third. Mickelson teed-up on ...
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Jordan Spieth Afforded Four ‘Free Drops’ On Route To Royal Troon Four-Over Par Tally.

Jordan Spieth was afforded four ‘free drops’ on route to a four over par tally through two rounds of the 145th Open Championship on a wet and miserable second day at Royal Troon. Spieth posted a four over par 75 to make it to the final two rounds of the year’s third Major that left the double Major winner trailing 14 shots behind fellow American Phil Mickelson. Mickelson had moved to 11-under par on day two before ending at 10-under par with a round of 69 following Thursday’s ...
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Phil ‘Two Glove’ Mickelson Takes One Shot Lead Into Last 36 Holes Of 145th Open.

Phil ‘two glove’ Mickelson will take a one-shot lead into the weekend at The 145th Open Championship with Henrik Stenson and Søren Kjeldsen breathing down his neck at Royal Troon. After a record-breaking 63 on day one, Mickelson had an almost impossible act to follow but in the more favourable morning conditions he recorded a 69 to get to ten under par, a shot clear of Stenson. The Swede recorded the round of the day with a 65, with Dane Kjeldsen and 2011 US PGA Championship winner ...