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Golf - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Rory McIlroy 12 shots off the lead at the Phoenix Open as Spieth shines
# Phoenix From The Ashes
# Phoenix From The Ashes

Rory McIlroy 12 shots off the lead at the Phoenix Open as Spieth shines

Feb 6th 2021, 10:52 PM 3,450 Views 6 Comments

Jordan Spieth shot an incredible 61 to take a tie of the lead heading into the final round.

Lowry trails by seven in Saudi International as Johnson holds two-shot lead
# DJ
# DJ

Lowry trails by seven in Saudi International as Johnson holds two-shot lead

Feb 6th 2021, 4:00 PM 1,835 Views 0 Comments

Shane Lowry shot a third-round 67, which included five birdies, to leave him six under par.

Golf - Friday 5 February, 2021

Lowry hits four birdies in-a-row to stay in contention as play suspended in Saudi International
# In The Mix
# In The Mix

Lowry hits four birdies in-a-row to stay in contention as play suspended in Saudi International

Feb 5th 2021, 5:50 PM 4,131 Views 6 Comments

New Zealand’s Ryan Fox and Scotland’s Stephen Gallacher currently share the lead.

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Les Quizerables
# Les Quizerables

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Feb 5th 2021, 5:00 PM 29,019 Views 7 Comments

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

Golf - Thursday 4 February, 2021

McIlroy recovers after shaky start while American duo lead in Phoenix
# Round 1
# Round 1

McIlroy recovers after shaky start while American duo lead in Phoenix

Feb 4th 2021, 10:42 PM 2,760 Views 0 Comments

Mark Hubbard and Matthew NeSmith are the joint-leaders at the Phoenix Open.

Scintillating 61 sends Horsey galloping into Saudi International lead, Irish contingent well off the pace
# Golf
# Golf

Scintillating 61 sends Horsey galloping into Saudi International lead, Irish contingent well off the pace

Feb 4th 2021, 3:52 PM 2,085 Views 2 Comments

The Englishman fired seven birdies in the space of eight holes in a back nine of 28 to finish nine under.

Golf - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

McIlroy rips distance report as 'waste of time and money'
# Opinionated
# Opinionated

McIlroy rips distance report as 'waste of time and money'

Feb 3rd 2021, 9:04 PM 8,590 Views 3 Comments

The R&A and USGA unveiled the details of a study on distance this week, but McIlroy says the authorities should be spending their money elsewhere.

Patrick Reed ‘all good’ with Xander Schauffele after drop controversy
# Controversy
# Controversy

Patrick Reed ‘all good’ with Xander Schauffele after drop controversy

Feb 3rd 2021, 3:04 PM 3,892 Views 0 Comments

Reed was cleared of any wrongdoing by rules officials after taking a free drop for an embedded ball in the third round of the Farmers Insurance Open.

Golf - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

'I was flat-out wrong' - Paul Casey defends Saudi Arabia U-turn
# Change Of Mind
# Change Of Mind

'I was flat-out wrong' - Paul Casey defends Saudi Arabia U-turn

Feb 2nd 2021, 4:18 PM 12,951 Views 5 Comments

The golf star pulled out of the tournament in 2019, saying he would be a ‘hypocrite’ to accept money.

Golf - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Victorious return for Casey in Dubai as Harrington finishes tied for sixth
# Desert Form
# Desert Form

Victorious return for Casey in Dubai as Harrington finishes tied for sixth

Jan 31st 2021, 1:25 PM 4,252 Views 3 Comments

It was a disappointing final round for Shane Lowry, who started the day inside the top 10.

Patrick Reed stands firm amid 'unfortunate' rules controversy
# Reed All About It
# Reed All About It

Patrick Reed stands firm amid 'unfortunate' rules controversy

Jan 31st 2021, 10:45 AM 13,613 Views 13 Comments

Social media exploded with critics who watched the scene, calling for a penalty on the American.

Golf - Saturday 30 January, 2021

Rory McIlroy three off the lead heading into the final round in San Diego
# PGA Tour
# PGA Tour

Rory McIlroy three off the lead heading into the final round in San Diego

Jan 30th 2021, 11:29 PM 4,094 Views 2 Comments

McIlroy is tied for eighth after shooting a two under round of 70 at the Farmers Insurance Open.

Lowry and Harrington break into top ten in Dubai as Casey leads entering final round
# Desert Classic
# Desert Classic

Lowry and Harrington break into top ten in Dubai as Casey leads entering final round

Jan 30th 2021, 1:05 PM 19,848 Views 11 Comments

Shane Lowry shot 67 today while Harrington hit 69.

McIlroy sits four shots off the lead heading into the weekend at Torrey Pines
# Keep It Steady
# Keep It Steady

McIlroy sits four shots off the lead heading into the weekend at Torrey Pines

Updated Jan 30th 2021, 9:27 AM 4,913 Views 7 Comments

Norway’s Viktor Hovland fired an impressive seven-under 65 and take a one-shot lead after the second round.

Golf - Friday 29 January, 2021

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport
# On The Box
# On The Box

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport

Updated Jan 29th 2021, 3:00 PM 19,135 Views 4 Comments

Another weekend in lockdown, but thankfully, it’s another one jam-packed with live sport.

Rory McIlroy four shots off the lead at Farmers Insurance Open
# In The Mix
# In The Mix

Rory McIlroy four shots off the lead at Farmers Insurance Open

Jan 29th 2021, 9:03 AM 2,149 Views 1 Comment

The Ulsterman shot finished on four under after the opening round at Torres Pines.

Golf - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Harrington going 'full steam ahead' for Ryder Cup amid ongoing uncertainty
# Dancing In September
# Dancing In September

Harrington going 'full steam ahead' for Ryder Cup amid ongoing uncertainty

Jan 27th 2021, 6:25 PM 1,963 Views 0 Comments

‘I don’t believe there is wiggle room for pushing this back,’ said Europe’s captain today.

Golf - Sunday 24 January, 2021

'Awesome!' - Darren Clarke wins second straight PGA Tour Champions title
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

'Awesome!' - Darren Clarke wins second straight PGA Tour Champions title

Jan 24th 2021, 9:25 PM 79,378 Views 17 Comments

The 2011 Open champion won again in Hualalai.

McIlroy relinquishes final-round lead as Hatton claims victory in Abu Dhabi
# Tyrrell's Pass
# Tyrrell's Pass

McIlroy relinquishes final-round lead as Hatton claims victory in Abu Dhabi

Jan 24th 2021, 1:15 PM 6,230 Views 10 Comments

Tyrrell Hatton carded a closing 66 to finish 18 under par and secure a sixth European Tour title.

Golf - Saturday 23 January, 2021

RTÉ unveil contenders for Young Sportsperson and Manager of the Year - who should win?
# Cream Of The Crop
# Cream Of The Crop

RTÉ unveil contenders for Young Sportsperson and Manager of the Year - who should win?

Jan 23rd 2021, 4:51 PM 37,036 Views 38 Comments

Five rising stars have been shortlisted for the award along with six top managers.

McIlroy holds one-shot lead heading into final day of Abu Dhabi Championship
# Keep It Steady
# Keep It Steady

McIlroy holds one-shot lead heading into final day of Abu Dhabi Championship

Jan 23rd 2021, 3:32 PM 4,444 Views 3 Comments

The four-time major winner fired a third-round 67 on Saturday.

Golf - Friday 22 January, 2021

McIlroy fails to build on brilliant start as play is suspended in Abu Dhabi
# Second Round
# Second Round

McIlroy fails to build on brilliant start as play is suspended in Abu Dhabi

Jan 22nd 2021, 4:03 PM 4,450 Views 0 Comments

Tyrrell Hatton holds a five-shot lead over McIlroy, Jason Scrivener, Jazz Janewattananond and Romain Langasque.

Golf - Thursday 21 January, 2021

McIlroy roars into early lead at Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship
# Out Of The Blocks
# Out Of The Blocks

McIlroy roars into early lead at Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship

Jan 21st 2021, 11:56 AM 3,688 Views 0 Comments

Padraig Harrington is the next best-placed player from these shores, tied for 20th after an opening-round, two-under-par 70.

Golf - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Thomas 'upset' by Ralph Lauren decision to part company over homophobic slur
# Moving On
# Moving On

Thomas 'upset' by Ralph Lauren decision to part company over homophobic slur

Jan 20th 2021, 6:55 PM 7,106 Views 14 Comments

Golf’s world number three also says he is planning to undergo a training programme to ‘become a better person.’

Golf - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Tiger Woods facing another spell out after undergoing fifth back operation
# Under The Knife
# Under The Knife

Tiger Woods facing another spell out after undergoing fifth back operation

Jan 19th 2021, 11:21 PM 3,298 Views 1 Comment

The 45-year-old will miss the Farmers Insurance Open and the Genesis Invitational.

JP McManus Pro-Am postponed a second time to 2022
# Adare Manor
# Adare Manor

JP McManus Pro-Am postponed a second time to 2022

Jan 19th 2021, 10:45 AM 5,066 Views 2 Comments

The sold-out tournament has been postponed again to allow full attendance at Adare Manor.

Golf - Sunday 17 January, 2021

Here are the benefits your membership of The42 will deliver this week
# Join The Club
# Join The Club

Here are the benefits your membership of The42 will deliver this week

Jan 17th 2021, 8:00 PM 1,716 Views 0 Comments

Another busy week lies ahead…

Last year's runner-up Steele fires 61 to snatch lead at Sony Open
# Nerves Of What
# Nerves Of What

Last year's runner-up Steele fires 61 to snatch lead at Sony Open

Jan 17th 2021, 10:01 AM 1,792 Views 0 Comments

The American has a two-stroke lead after Saturday’s third round in Honolulu.

Golf - Saturday 16 January, 2021

Sponsor Ralph Lauren drops Justin Thomas following homophobic slur in Hawaii
# Deal Breaker
# Deal Breaker

Sponsor Ralph Lauren drops Justin Thomas following homophobic slur in Hawaii

Jan 16th 2021, 10:10 AM 10,376 Views 20 Comments

The world number three uttered the derogatory word towards himself after missing a putt at Kapalua last weekend.

Taylor grabs PGA Hawaii lead with sizzling 62
# Taylor Made
# Taylor Made

Taylor grabs PGA Hawaii lead with sizzling 62

Jan 16th 2021, 9:29 AM 2,172 Views 0 Comments

The Canadian reeled off a string of impressive birdie putts.

Golf - Friday 15 January, 2021

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Les Quizerables
# Les Quizerables

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Jan 15th 2021, 5:00 PM 31,167 Views 4 Comments

How closely have you been paying attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

Golf star Angel Cabrera arrested in Rio for extradition to Argentina
# No Angel
# No Angel

Golf star Angel Cabrera arrested in Rio for extradition to Argentina

Jan 15th 2021, 3:12 PM 81,727 Views 0 Comments

Officials in his homeland are said to have charged him with assault, theft, illegal intimidation and repeated disrespect to authorities.

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
# On The Box
# On The Box

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

Updated Jan 15th 2021, 11:59 AM 23,353 Views 18 Comments

There’s plenty of live action to keep you entertained over the next few days.

Niemann bids to banish playoff blues with fast start at Sony Open
# Teed Off
# Teed Off

Niemann bids to banish playoff blues with fast start at Sony Open

Jan 15th 2021, 9:19 AM 1,804 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s Seamus Power well down the field in Hawaii after a level-par opening round.

Golf - Monday 11 January, 2021

Harris English wins playoff to take PGA Tournament of Champions
# The English Patience
# The English Patience

Harris English wins playoff to take PGA Tournament of Champions

Jan 11th 2021, 9:05 AM 4,742 Views 2 Comments

English holds nerve for the first PGA Tour win since 2013.

PGA Championship to be moved away from Donald Trump-owned course
# Off Course
# Off Course

PGA Championship to be moved away from Donald Trump-owned course

Jan 11th 2021, 8:14 AM 35,134 Views 28 Comments

It is the second time in six years the PGA has moved an event away from a course owned by Donald Trump.

Golf - Sunday 10 January, 2021

World number three Thomas apologises for 'inexcusable' homophobic slur
# Justin Thomas
# Justin Thomas

World number three Thomas apologises for 'inexcusable' homophobic slur

Jan 10th 2021, 9:41 AM 20,194 Views 18 Comments

‘There’s absolutely no reason for me to say anything like that. It’s terrible.’

Palmer finishes with birdie blitz to join English in Tournament of Champions lead
# PGA Tour
# PGA Tour

Palmer finishes with birdie blitz to join English in Tournament of Champions lead

Jan 10th 2021, 9:18 AM 2,343 Views 0 Comments

Palmer and English share Hawaii lead on 21-under par, with Collin Morikawa a further shot back at the head of the chasing pack.

Golf - Saturday 9 January, 2021

If you have a younger sibling, they're probably better at sport than you are
# Family Business
# Family Business

If you have a younger sibling, they're probably better at sport than you are

Jan 9th 2021, 12:06 PM 36,596 Views 12 Comments

Mark Williams explains how the ‘little sibling effect’ works.

English seizes two-stroke PGA Tournament of Champs lead
# Going Well
# Going Well

English seizes two-stroke PGA Tournament of Champs lead

Jan 9th 2021, 9:18 AM 1,822 Views 2 Comments

The 31-year-old American made six birdies in a bogey-free round.