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Aussie & Asian Golf News

Opportunity knocks for Cullen, Herbert

There will be 10 Australasians in the field at this week’s BMW International Open in Germany but it is Nick Cullen and Lucas Herbert with the most to play for at Golf Club Gut Laerchenhof. Herbert, fresh off his major debut at the US Open at Shinnecock Hills, has received a tournament invitation while Cullen has earned his sixth European ...

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India-Pakistan match to launch Kabaddi Masters

Dubai: Sports lovers in the UAE who love the adrenalin rush of watching an India-Pakistan contest should be at the Al Wasl Sports Club in Dubai on Friday. The Kabaddi Masters, an international six-nation tournament, will commence with a battle between the two arch rivals. The participating countries are India, Pakistan, South Korea, Iran, Argentina and Kenya. Speaking to Gulf ...

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Papadatos looking to climb again

After slipping from ninth to 10th on the earnings table courtesy of taking last week off, Dimi Papadatos is back to work this week at the Scottish Hydro Challenge and keen to move back up the standings. Papadatos has been safely inside the top-15 since claiming victory in Portugal in his first Challenge Tour start for the year but knows ...

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Appleby wild on Royal Ascot chances

Dubai: There is significant Dubai interest on day 3 at Royal Ascot, with several contenders carrying the hopes of leading Emirati owners at Britain’s famous flat-race meeting. Perhaps none more than Epsom Oaks (Group 1) runner-up, Wild Illusion, who is the ante-post favourite to win the Ribblesdale Stakes, a fillies contest run over a mile and four furlongs. A progressive ...

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Bransdon back to Japan already

After making his U.S. Open debut this time last week David Bransdon wasted no time heading back to Japan after missing the cut at Shinnecock Hills. The 44-year-old is in the field for this week’s Dunlop Srixon Fukushima Open alongside seven other Australians, Aaron Wilkin, Neven Basic, Ryan Lynch, Andrew Evans, Aaron Townsend, Scott Strange and Won Joon Lee with ...

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McKenzie readies for big finish

As the Champions Tour season reaches the halfway mark this week David McKenzie has a chance to push the reset button ahead of a strong push to the end of the year. The 50-year-old has played well in patches in his first full season on the senior circuit but his yet to consistently produce the sort of golf he is ...

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