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Els’ redesign threatens golf’s impartiality

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MANY of golf’s leading professionals criticised Ernie Els at this weekend’s BMW Championship, regarding Els’ £6.5million redesign of the Wentworth course.

Seventeen of the 18 holes have been significantly altered on the iconic West Course, with the 18th receiving the biggest facelift – a brook now cuts across the fairway in front of a new, smaller, more undulating green. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Andrew Brook

May 25, 2010 at 6:57 pm

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Tiger’s jiggy-jiggy makes major total even better

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THE dust finally seems to be settling on Tiger Woods’ extramarital exploits.

Currently his mistress list stands at 18 and a classier array of women could not be found, but the rate at which new names are being added is at last slowing.

The fire has not exactly gone out, but it is no longer spreading.

So now is the time to put his career record into context. Read the rest of this entry »

No-one rejoices as Cink sinks Watson

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STEWART CINK defeated Tom Watson in a play-off yesterday to lift the Claret Jug at The Open.

But never has a victory been greeted with such apathy. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Andrew Brook

July 20, 2009 at 11:28 pm

Watson inspires Lineker back to the day job

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TOM WATSON will take a one-shot lead in the final round of the Open, after a day holding off the young pretenders around him.

It would be a fantastic fairytale to see the 59-year-old Watson win the Open – the equivalent of John McEnroe winning Wimbledon again or Alain Prost turning Jenson Button back into an also-ran.

And it certainly gave Gary Lineker something to think about as he presented the BBC’s television coverage. Read the rest of this entry »