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Sport24.co.za | Johnson shares US Open lead at windy Shinnecock

Southampton – Top-ranked Dustin Johnson fired a one-under par 69 to head a group of four players sharing the first-round on Thursday as a wind-whipped Shinnecock Hills offered a classic US Open test. As Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson saw their hopes of milestone major victories suffer serious setbacks, it was England’s Ian Poulter, and Americans Scott Piercy and Russell ...

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U.S. Open 2018 scores: Englishman Scott Gregory shoots 92 in windy conditions at Shinnecock

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — Englishman Scott Gregory shot a 22-over 92 in the first round on Thursday at Shinnecock. That is not a misprint. A 22-over 92 was shot by a professional golfer at this year’s U.S. Open. Gregory is playing the fourth major of his career, and unfortunately for the former British Amateur champion, it’s likely going to be the ...

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Harman, Leishman share lead at windy Kapalua

Marc Leishman played bogey-free and was tied for the lead in the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Just don’t get the idea this is another example of an Australian doing well at Kapalua because he stayed sharp Down Under in December. Leishman two-putted for birdie on the par-5 18th for a 4-under 69, giving him a share of the lead with ...

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Sport24.co.za | Fleetwood keeps up pace in windy start

Hong Kong – Tommy Fleetwood finished the opening round of his European Tour defence on Thursday with a pin-point birdie to keep the pressure on early pacesetters in testing conditions at the Hong Kong Open.  The Englishman, playing in a group with compatriot Matthew Fitzpatrick and defending tournament champion Sam Brazel, hit an iron shot from 106 yards out to ...

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Sport24.co.za | Spaun clings to share of lead at windy Las Vegas

Las Vegas – JJ Spaun, seeking his first US PGA title, clung to a share of the lead with Beau Hossler after Saturday’s wind-plagued third round of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. Battling swirling and gusting breezes all day, Spaun struggled to a two-over par 73 but stayed level with US compatriot Hossler atop the scoreboard on nine-under par ...

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