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Peter Thomson dies: Five-time Open champion passes away aged 88

Thomson died at his home in Melbourne surrounded by his family on Wednesday morning. ‘Thommo’, as he was more affectionately known, was arguably Australia’s greatest golfer capturing the Open Championship on five occasions. R & A CEO Martin Slumbers leads the tributes:- “Peter was a true gentleman and will be forever remembered throughout the world of golf as one of ...

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Sport24.co.za | US Open champion Koepka rises to world No 4

Paris – Newly-crowned 2018 US Open champion Brooks Koepka climbed to a career-high world ranking of fourth on Monday, after successfully defending his title at Shinnecock Hills with a one-shot victory.  The 28-year-old American, who has missed much of the season with a wrist injury, jumped five spots from ninth in the rankings, while also gaining valuable Ryder Cup points.  ...

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