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Peterson leads as rain halts Joburg Open

English duo Aaron Rai and Paul Waring carded matching rounds of 65 before bad weather forced play to be suspended in the first round of the Joburg Open.

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Pádraig Harrington facing surgery on troublesome shoulder

Pádraig Harrington admits he may need to undergo surgery on a troublesome shoulder injury to ensure he gets back to fitness in time for the Irish Open and the Open at Royal Birkdale.

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Swing to the music of golf

Kevin Markham assesses the European Tour’s innovations designed to sex up golf.

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Des Smyth to mentor Irish pro hopefuls

Former Ryder Cup star Des Smyth has accepted the challenge of mentoring Ireland’s fledgling touring professionals.

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Golfing Union of Ireland remains cautious on membership question

The jury is still out on whether golf club membership numbers for Irish men have bottomed out but the powers that be at the Golfing Union of Ireland are confident that does not necessarily mean those people have turned their backs on the game.

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Joy for Jordan Spieth as ‘boring golf’ gets the right results at Pebble Beach

Jordan Spieth focused on “boring golf” and shrugged off an unexpected birdie drought in the final round as he clinched his ninth PGA Tour victory, by four shots, at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am in California.

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