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16 Jul 2015
Turns out there’s another 21-year-old American called Jordan to watch out for at the British Open. Jordan Niebrugge shot the lowest first-round score by an amateur in the Open at St. Andrews with a 5-under 67 yesterday, ensuring he was keeping Grand Slam-chasing Jordan Spieth company on the leaderboard. Niebrugge’s parents - dad Rod and…
16 Jul 2015
Vice-Chairman of the Delta State Golf Association, Peter Iweze, has joined the call for governments at all level to pay attention to sports development through schools, saying that was only the country could regain its lost status as one of the world’s greatest sporting nations, reports the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Speaking at the…
16 Jul 2015
Jordan Spieth’s dream of making golfing history by winning the first three majors of the year is very much alive after a superb opening round at the 144th Open Championship – but it could have been spectacular. The American wonderkid rocketed to near the top of the leaderboard during a blistering start to his round…
10 Jul 2015
Golf, the big event for both the low and mighty will soon get a new course. And it will be a world-class facility to be sited near the renowned Olashore International School in Iloko-Ijesha, Osun State. It is the brainchild of the Olashore family and the Royal Park Hotel, whose aim is to increase more Nigerians’ interest in golf and also make the country a potential destination for the sport.
10 Jul 2015
The photo Rory McIlroy posted to Instagram on Wednesday shows his feet up, a black air cast around his left ankle, as he watches Wimbledon on television.
3 Jul 2015
TIGER Woods said he was feeling refreshed ahead of his return to action at the Greenbrier Classic yesterday. The former world number one missed the cut at the recent US Open, a performance that saw him slip to 220th in the world and continue his demise following years of injuries and off-course controversy. Despite his…
3 Jul 2015
AMINA Wilfred of IBB Golf and Country Club, who won the Fourth Jaji Ladies Open Golf Tournament, has set her eyes on getting more laurels before the end of the year. An elated Wilfred said after grossing 174 to beat the pack at the Ola Saad Ibrahim Golf Course, Jaji, that she would continue to…
2 Jul 2015
THE PGA of South Africa recently hosted the inaugural Africa Golf Coaching Conference as part of its vision and a partnership with the Royal and Ancient (R&A) to help grow the game on the continent. The conference took place at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club earlier this month and included 12 delegates from countries…
26 Jun 2015
Organisers of the British Open, the Royal & Ancient Golf Club, on Wednesday announced an increase in the competition’s prize money to $1.8 million, a $275, 000 leap from last year. This means that apart from the famed Claret Jug, players will get money financial reward when the event tees off next month. Nigeria’s Andrew…
25 Jun 2015
Nigeria Breweries Plc (NB Plc), makers of Heineken lager, has affirmed its commitment to development of golf as a major sport in Nigeria. Heineken recently sponsored the SPG Open Golf tournament at the Le Meridien Ibom Hotel & Golf Resort, Uyo, where Kalio Isoboye emerged the over all winner. Speaking at the event, NB Plc’s…
25 Jun 2015
South Africa’s golfers are ready to ‘hunt in a pack’ again following last weekend’s US Open at Chambers Bay. That is the view former professional and golf expert, Dave Usendorff, who watched the tournament diligently over the course of the weekend. Louis Oosthuizen, Branden Grace and Charl Schwartzel all finished inside the top 10 at…
19 Jun 2015
THE 115th US Open was set to tee off early yesterday on an untested Chambers Bay layout that has left the world’s top golfers scratching their heads over how best to play it.


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When Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin meet virtually on Tuesday the two presidents will have to negotiate a history of mutual suspicion as they take up the urgent issue of a major Russian military buildup on the Ukraine border.
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Pope Francis on Sunday returned to the island of Lesbos, the migration flashpoint he first visited in 2016, calling the neglect of migrants the "shipwreck of civilisation".
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A US congressman is under fire for posting a picture of his family smiling and holding guns in front of a Christmas tree days after a deadly school shooting rocked the country.
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Ralf Rangnick's reign at Manchester United got off to a winning start thanks to a stunning strike from the much-maligned Fred to beat Crystal Palace 1-0 at Old Trafford on Sunday.
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Myanmar soldiers wounded at least three people after ramming a car into a peaceful anti-coup rally in Yangon, eyewitnesses said Sunday.