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Major change as Koepka wins U.S. Open

Major change as Koepka wins U.S. Open

Published 19/06/2017

Jun 18, 2017- Hartford, WI, USA- Brooks Koepka holds up the U.S. Open Championship trophy after the final round of the 2017 U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills. Mandatory Credit: Mike De Sisti/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel via USA TODAY NETWORK

The winds of change were blowing at the U.S. Open on Sunday as Brooks Koepka sailed to a four-stroke victory at Erin Hills, making it the seventh consecutive major that has crowned a first-time winner.

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Golf: South Korean Kim becomes youngest to win The Players

Golf: South Korean Kim becomes youngest to win The Players

Published 15/05/2017

May 14, 2017- Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, USA- Si Woo Kim hoist the trophy after winning The Players Championship golf tournament at TPC Sawgrass - Stadium Course. Mandatory Credit: Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports

South Korean Kim Si-woo became the youngest winner of The Players Championship on Sunday when he shot a final round three-under-par 69 to clinch a three-stroke victory at the TPC Stadium course in Ponte Vedra.

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Masters champion Garcia returns to action at The Players

Masters champion Garcia returns to action at The Players

Published 10/05/2017

Oct 2, 2016- Chaska, MN, USA- Sergio Garcia of Spain reacts to a putt on the 15th green during the single matches in 41st Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club. Mandatory Credit: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports / Reuters

Masters champion Sergio Garcia enjoyed a four-week celebration after his Augusta triumph highlighted by the ceremonial kick-off at El Clasico in Madrid, but he gets back to business on Thursday at The Players Championship.

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World number one Johnson doubtful for Masters after freak fall

World number one Johnson doubtful for Masters after freak fall

Published 06/04/2017

Dustin Johnson of the U.S. walks on the 10th green during Wednesday practice rounds for the 2017 Masters at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, U.S., April 5, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

World number one Dustin Johnson's participation in the U.S. Masters this week is in doubt after he injured his back in a freak accident, his manager David Winkle said on Wednesday.

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Thompson hit with penalty, loses ANA in playoff

Thompson hit with penalty, loses ANA in playoff

Published 03/04/2017

April 2, 2017- Rancho Mirage, CA, USA- Lexi Thompson reacts following her loss in playoff against So Yeon Ryu during the final round of the ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills CC - Dinah Shore Tournament Cou. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

A tearful Lexi Thompson credited her caddy and fans for helping her get through an emotional roller coaster in the final round of the ANA Inspiration on Sunday after she was hit with a four-shot penalty then lost in a playoff for the title.

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Golf: Matsuyama eager to deliver Augusta joy to Japan

Golf: Matsuyama eager to deliver Augusta joy to Japan

Published 02/04/2017

Mar 23, 2017- Austin, TX, USA- Hideki Matsuyama of Japan plays Ross Fisher of England during the second round of the World Golf Classic - Dell Match Play golf tournament at Austin Country Club. Mandatory Credit: Erich Schlegel-USA TODAY Sports

During a normal week on the PGA Tour, Hideki Matsuyama might find himself shadowed by five-to-10 Japanese media outlets tracking his every swing like unofficial scorekeepers.

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McIlroy plays with Trump, tunes up for comeback: reports

McIlroy plays with Trump, tunes up for comeback: reports

Published 20/02/2017

Oct 2, 2016- Chaska, MN, USA- Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays his shot from the seventh tee during the single matches in 41st Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club. Mandatory Credit: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports / Reuters

World number three Rory McIlroy, eyeing a comeback next week from injury, continued his tune-up with a round with U.S. President Donald Trump in south Florida on Sunday, it was reported.

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Golf: Spieth wins emphatically by four shots at Pebble Beach

Golf: Spieth wins emphatically by four shots at Pebble Beach

Published 13/02/2017

February 12, 2017- Pebble Beach, CA, USA- Jordan Spieth celebrates after making his putt on the 18th hole during the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament at Pebble Beach Golf Links. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

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 on Sunday.

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Trump and Japan`s Abe take a swing at golf diplomacy

Trump and Japan`s Abe take a swing at golf diplomacy

Published 12/02/2017

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) and U.S. President Donald Trump are seen in the Presidential Limousine as they depart from Trump International Golf club in West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., February 11, 2017, in this photo taken by Kyodo. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS

President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hit the links on Saturday, as the two leaders looked to forge a bond over a round of golf diplomacy.

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I will never feel great again, says Woods

I will never feel great again, says Woods

Published 08/02/2017

Jan 26, 2017- La Jolla, CA, USA- Tiger Woods lines up a putt on the 1st green during the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament at Torrey Pines Municipal Golf Course. Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

Former world number one Tiger Woods has accepted that he will "never feel great" again after suffering a number of back and knee injuries in recent years.

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