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Golf - Yesterday’s News

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Golf - Sunday 8 July, 2018

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Watch: Phil Mickelson calls two-shot penalty on himself at Greenbrier Classic

It hasn’t been a good few weeks for Phil.

'I'd be lying if I said it was a very enjoyable week, and that's no disrespect to anyone'

Shane Lowry says added pressure means he can no longer enjoy the Irish Open.

Knox the Irish Open champion as he outguns Fox in Ballyliffin play-off

The Scot drained two monster putts to claim his first Tour win since 2016.

Golf - Saturday 7 July, 2018

Home interest fades as South African Van Rooyen seizes control at the Irish Open

McIlroy, McDowell and Dunne all left frustrated on moving day at Ballyliffin.

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson in talks for $10 million golf showdown

The pair were due to go head-to-head on 3 July, but after that date fell through, both players are committed to making it happen.

Golf - Friday 6 July, 2018

Double bogey completes Harrington horror show as he misses Irish Open cut

The three-time Major winner required a bogey on the last to make the weekend, but three-putted to sign for a 78.

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McIlroy relieved to be around for the weekend as Swede Lagergren seizes the lead

Another mixed round leaves the tournament host six shots off the lead at the Irish Open.

McIlroy plays down putting problems despite more missed chances on Ballyliffin greens

The world number eight feels too much has been made about his putting this season.

Golf - Thursday 5 July, 2018

McIlroy sparkles tee-to-green but missed putts lead to opening-round frustration

The tournament host sits three shots off the lead, which is held by New Zealand’s Ryan Fox.

'My short game was good enough to handle the odd bad shot': Harrington one off the lead at Irish Open

The three-time Major winner carded a super 68 on the opening day at Ballyliffin.

'There are other things in my life that are more important than golf'

Rory McIlroy admits his priorities have shifted in recent years, and what happens on the course is not the be-all and end-all.

Golf - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

'It has been an eye-opener and it did get me down, but I know I'm good enough'

Gavin Moynihan has endured a difficult start to life on the European Tour, but is hoping to find a spark at this week’s Irish Open at Ballyliffin.

'If I can get on the Ryder Cup team, great. If not, I'll watch it like everybody else'

Paul Dunne is focused on making improvements across his game, rather than thinking too much about selection for this year’s Ryder Cup.

'It's the first time I sat out a Major and questioned whether I wanted to be there'

Harrington is bidding to add a second Irish Open to the one he won in 2007 at Adare Manor.

Golf - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

McDowell withdraws from Open qualifying after clubs get left in 'black hole known as CDG'

Air France have been blamed by the golf star after his clubs never made it to England for today’s Open qualifier.

Golf - Friday 29 June, 2018

Tiger will start the weekend four shots off the lead at the Quicken Loans

Tiger will start the weekend four shots off the lead at the Quicken Loans

Is it time for Tiger’s first win since 2013?

Golf - Thursday 28 June, 2018

McDowell finishes first round of French Open just one shot off the lead

Paul Dunne and Shane Lowry are also in action in Paris.

Woods tests out new putters in bid to end five-year drought

After being left frustrated on the greens since his return, Woods is eyeing a new putter.

Golf - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Casey shoots sensational 62 to seize lead at Travelers, as McIlroy struggles on the greens

The Englishman leads by four shots heading into the final round.

How Senegal stunned France at the 2002 World Cup and more of the week's best sportswriting

Settle yourself into some brilliant reads from this week.

Golf - Saturday 23 June, 2018

McIlroy finding top gear as he heads into weekend three off the lead

Brian Harman leads the Travelers Championship, but McIlroy is part of a strong chasing pack.

Golf - Friday 22 June, 2018

Spieth stumbles, McIlroy in hunt at PGA Travelers

The Down native is three strokes adrift of early clubhouse leader Brian Harman.

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McIlroy one off the lead at Travelers Championship, solid start for Harrington

Jordan Spieth and Zach Johnson are out in front after the first round in Connecticut.

Golf - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Ice-cold Koepka becomes first man to retain US Open since 1989

Koepka holds off brilliant Sunday challenge of England’s Tommy Fleetwood to win back-to-back titles.

Tommy Fleetwood sets the score for everyone to beat with sizzling 63 at US Open

Defending champion Brooks Koepka still holds the lead.

'Look, I don't mean disrespect to anybody': Mickelson shrugs off controversy to shoot final-round 69

Mickelson capped his 27th US Open with a one-under par 69 after a petulant gesture attracted criticism on Saturday.

Golf - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Early double bogey trims Johnson's US Open lead

Defending champion Brooks Koepka, Sweden’s Henrik Stenson, England’s Tommy Fleetwood were all one-over in the early going.

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Woods 'absolutely' expects to win another Major despite missing US Open cut

Woods finished 10-over par at Shinnecock Hills.

Golf - Friday 15 June, 2018

Johnson's lead grows as Woods, Spieth and McIlroy face the cut

Here’s the latest from Shinnecock Hills.

Johnson shares lead as McIlroy blows up in face of US Open test at Shinnecock

The Irishman finished with a 10-over par 80 that matched his highest score in a major and included seven bogeys and three double bogeys.

Golf - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Top-ranked Johnson grabs share of US Open lead

England’s Ian Poulter and American Scott Piercy were in the clubhouse on one-under 69.

Tiger makes dreadful start as world's best toil at US Open

Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth and Jason Day were among those to struggle in a tough US Open round one.

McIlroy blown off course after tough start at US Open sees him card +10

The action is under way at Shinnecock Hills.

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Poll: Who do you think will win the 2018 US Open this weekend?

The first round tees off at Shinnecock Hills today.

Golf - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

McIlroy feeling right at home at Shinnecock Hills as he bids to end Major drought

The second Major of the year gets underway on Thursday.

Golf - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Masters champion Reed looking to keep promise to his daughter at US Open

Patrick Reed has extra motivation to win the U.S. Open, having made a promise to his daughter to bring home more trophies.