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Rare total solar eclipse spreads wonder across United States

Rare total solar eclipse spreads wonder across United States

Published 24/08/2017

As millions of awestruck Americans cast their gaze skyward on Monday at the extraordinary sight of a total solar eclipse, one Connecticut man had his eyes set firmly on a different prize. [more…]

Millions of Americans await awe-inspiring total solar eclipse

Millions of Americans await awe-inspiring total solar eclipse

Published 21/08/2017

Millions of Americans armed with protective glasses are taking positions along a slender ribbon of land cutting diagonally across the United States to marvel at the first total solar eclipse to unfold from coast to coast in nearly a century. [more…]

Stenson sets tournament record with Greensboro win

Stenson sets tournament record with Greensboro win

Published 21/08/2017

Henrik Stenson shot a sizzling final round six-under-par 64 to win the Wyndham Championship by a stroke on Sunday and claim his sixth PGA Tour title, the most by a Swede. [more…]

Solar eclipse presents first major test of power grid in renewable era

Solar eclipse presents first major test of power grid in renewable era

Published 19/08/2017

As Monday's total solar eclipse sweeps from Oregon to South Carolina, U.S. electric power and grid operators will be glued to their monitoring systems in what for them represents the biggest test of the renewable energy era. [more…]

Thomas wins PGA Championship for first major title

Thomas wins PGA Championship for first major title

Published 14/08/2017

Justin Thomas capped off a major season that belonged to an aggressive new breed of fearless young Americans when he stormed to a two-stroke victory at the PGA Championship on Sunday. [more…]

No doubting Thomas would be a pro golfer

No doubting Thomas would be a pro golfer

Published 14/08/2017

Justin Thomas was seven-years-old when he attended the 2000 PGA Championship in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. [more…]

Japanese turn out to cheer on Matsuyama at PGA

Japanese turn out to cheer on Matsuyama at PGA

Published 14/08/2017

Hideki Matsuyama was in the thick of the battle for the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow on Sunday but finished three back in his quest to become the first Japanese male to win a golf major. [more…]

Oosthuizen completes runner-up grand slam

Oosthuizen completes runner-up grand slam

Published 14/08/2017

While Jordan Spieth failed in his bid to become the youngest player to win all four majors, South Africa's Louis Oosthuizen completed a somewhat unwelcome career grand slam of his own on Sunday with his second-place finish at the PGA Championship. [more…]

McIlroy considering break to heal back muscle

McIlroy considering break to heal back muscle

Published 14/08/2017

Rory McIlroy said he was considering a break from golf to deal with a back muscle injury that left his left arm numb after his final round at the PGA Championship on Sunday. [more…]

Thomas` Quail Hollow win will unlock potential, father says

Thomas` Quail Hollow win will unlock potential, father says

Published 14/08/2017

The father of PGA Championship winner Justin Thomas said his son's triumph on Sunday would be "huge" for him, unlocking the potential of the temperamental and impatient 24 year old. [more…]