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Daily Archives: August 5, 2018

US teacher rows solo across Atlantic in record time

LONDON (AP) — A high school science teacher from Cincinnati, Ohio, has rowed solo across the Atlantic, setting a record for a west-to-east crossing. Bryce Carlson arrived at St. Mary in the Scilly Isles, off England’s southwestern tip, late Saturday — 38 days, six hours and 49 minutes after setting out from St. John’s, Newfoundland. The 37-year-old rowed more than ...

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Thomas cruises to victory in Akron

Justin Thomas cruised to his maiden World Golf Championship title with a commanding four-shot victory at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. As Firestone Country Club – playing host to this tournament for the final time before it moves to Memphis next year – made life difficult for the world’s best players on day four, overnight leader Thomas kept out of trouble, carding ...

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Women and Girls' Golf Week: Claire Dowling, a referee at the Ricoh Women's British Open, was a top player and is now at the forefront in the word of golf rules. Here's her story

5 August 2018 Women and Girls’ Golf Week: Claire Dowling, a referee at the Ricoh Women’s British Open, was a top player and is now at the forefront in the word of golf rules. Here’s her story Claire Dowling was one of the best golfers of her generation, who won five Irish championships, a British title and was selected for ...

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2018 PGA Championship odds: Dustin Johnson enters Bellerive as the clear favorite

Following his impressive performance over the weekend at the 2018 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, Dustin Johnson has emerged as the favorite for this week’s PGA Championship, the final major of 2018. Johnson shot 66-64 on the weekend at Firestone Country Club to climb into the top five on the leaderboard, and Bellerive Country Club should suit his game perfectly. Johnson i… CBSSports.com ...

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Kerr calls 68 a 'step in the right direction'

RENO, Nev. – Andrew Putnam took the lead Saturday in the Barracuda Championship, three points ahead of playing partner Sam Saunders in the PGA Tour’s only modified Stableford scoring event. Putnam had eight birdies and a bogey at windy Montreux Golf and Country Club, scoring 15 points under the format that awards eight points for albatross, five for eagle, two ...

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Thomas still in charge in Ohio

Justin Thomas still held a commanding lead as he reached the turn on day four of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational but he had World Number One Dustin Johnson breathing down his neck. American Thomas began the day three strokes clear of nearest challenger Rory McIlroy on 14 under par after producing a superb 67 on a day of tougher scoring on ...

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Georgia Hall wins Ricoh Women’s British Open

Georgia Hall has secured her first major title in the Ricoh Women’s British Open at Royal Lytham and St Annes Golf Club. She becomes the fifth British winner of a women’s Major, following Laura Davies (four), Alison Nicholas (one), Karen Stupples (one) and Catriona Matthew (one): an incredible achievement. ❤️ My dreams come true ❤️ pic.twitter.com/aHoBuNRjEc — Georgia Hall ⛳&#6… ...

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Women and Girls' Golf Week: Jessica Pilgrim, 13, is a Young Ambassador for England Golf and the Golf Foundation – and she's been mixing with some big names! Here's her story

5 August 2018 Women and Girls’ Golf Week: Jessica Pilgrim, 13, is a Young Ambassador for England Golf and the Golf Foundation – and she’s been mixing with some big names! Here’s her story Jessica Pilgrim, 13, is a single-figure handicapper and a volunteer who’s keen to give young people a voice. She’s a Young Ambassador for England Golf and ...

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