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Sport24.co.za | Family affair as Ernie's nephew wins British Amateur title

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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Sport24.co.za | Golfer going through 'scary' period in cancer recovery

Melbourne – Jarrod Lyle’s wife says the Australian golfer is struggling through a “really scary” period in his third battle with cancer. Lyle, 36, underwent a bone marrow transplant last December following a recurrence of acute myeloid leukemia. “It’s been 190 days since Jarrod’s stem-cell transplant and we are going through a really rough patch at the moment,” Briony Lyle ...

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Sport24.co.za | Low-key, long-hitting, Johnson reigns as No 1

Washington – Dustin Johnson overcame injuries and personal issues to become a major golf champion, the long-hitting American star with a low-key attitude grabbing the world number one ranking in 2017.  After losing the top spot to compatriot Justin Thomas in May, the 33-year-old son-in-law of ice hockey legend Wayne Gretzky bounced back with a PGA Tour win in Memphis ...

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