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London – South Africa’s Jovan Rebula, the nephew of four-time major winner Ernie Els, won the British Amateur championship on Saturday. The 20-year-old defeated Ireland’s Robin Dawson 3 and 2 at Royal Aberdeen to become the first South African to lift the trophy since Bobby Cole in 1966. Rebula’s victory allows him to enter next month’s British Open at Carnoustie, ...

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Peter Thomson, 5-time British Open champ, dies at 88

Peter Thomson, a five-time winner of the British Open and the only golfer in the 20th century to win the tournament for three straight years, has died. He was 88. Thomson had been suffering from Parkinson’s disease for more than four years and died at his Melbourne, Australia, home surrounded by family members on Wednesday morning, Golf Australia said. The ...

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Boxing: Bellew beats Haye again in British heavyweight grudge match

LONDON: Tony Bellew appeared to have all but ended David Haye’s career with a fifth-round stoppage win over his rival British heavyweight in their grudge re-match in London on Saturday (May 5). The pair had become as well-known for their pre-match dust-ups and verbal taunts as their boxing but there was no denying the comprehensive manner of Bellew’s second succe… ...

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