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Red-hot Marc Warren on charge in Qatar

Scotland’s Marc Warren was one of four players to claim a share of the lead heading into today’s final day of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters.

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Lawrie ready to enjoy the weekend after six-birdie haul at Doha

There was no hiding Peter Lawrie’s delight after moving inside the top-10 on day two of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters in Doha.

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Dustin Johnson denies having drug problem, but admits heavy drinking

American Dustin Johnson denies he has had a drug problem but admits "drinking to excess" was an issue he had to address.

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How to improve your golf game in 15 steps

Simon Lewis urges you to forget the excuses and get golfing this year.

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Gary Stal joy as Martin Kaymer slides

Martin Kaymer admitted to being shocked after he snatched defeat from the jaws of victory to hand world number 357 Gary Stal the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship title yesterday.

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Robert Allenby recovering after kidnap

Australian Golfer Robert Allenby feels lucky to be alive after he was kidnapped, beaten and robbed in Honolulu on Friday night before being dumped about 10km away from the abduction site.

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HIGH FIVE: Rory McIlroy celebrates his hole-in-one with Richie Fowler on the par three 15th during the second round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.

Rory McIlroy finally plays ace card at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship

After more than 500 rounds of European Tour competition, Rory McIlroy recorded his first hole-in-one on day two of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.

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Bit of magic keeps Rory McIlroy in touch in Abu Dhabi

World No. 1 Rory McIlroy is already a candidate for European Tour ‘Shot of the Year’ after pulling off a stroke of brilliance on the opening day of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.

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Miguel Angel Jimenez set to challenge Darren Clarke for Ryder Cup captaincy

Darren Clarke seems far from a certainty for the 2016 Ryder Cup captaincy vote after Miguel Angel Jimenez refuted claims in a Spanish newspaper that he was not interested in leading the European team.

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Numbers adding up on PGA Tour for Matt Kuchar

The advice has been passed along for decades on the PGA Tour, and Matt Kuchar believes it has merit. He just doesn’t like it.

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WAY FORWARD: Rory McIlroy and caddie JP Fitzgerald enjoy a light moment before the start of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship at the Abu Dhabi Golf Cub.

McIlroy aims to maintain sky-high position in 2015

McIlroy revealed he jotted down seven ambitions for the year ahead during a flight from Dublin to Dubai earlier this month.

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Captain’s call: Paul McGinley opens up on Ryder Cup

At last week’s Business of Sports Science conference Paul McGinley gave some fascinating insights into his Ryder Cup captaincy. Michael Moynihan took notes.

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