Golf - - Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games News Sat, 02 Aug 2014 07:28:38 +0100 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb (insidethegames) 2015 Turkish Open to finish on a Wednesday in move to boost women’s golf By Gary Anderson

The LET has announced that next year's Turkish Ladies Open will finish on a Wednesday ©Getty Images The Ladies European Tour (LET) has announced next year's Turkish Ladies Open will become the first professional golf tournament to finish on a Wednesday, in a move it claims will help boost the profile of the women's game.
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Sky Sports to dedicate whole channel to 2014 Ryder Cup By Gary Anderson

US captain Tom Watson (left) and Europe captain Paul McGinley will be plotting victory live on Sky Sports Ryder Cup ©Getty ImagesBritish satellite broadcaster Sky Sports is dedicating a whole channel to coverage of this year's Ryder Cup at Gleneagles, Scotland with the launch of Sky Sports Ryder Cup.
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McIlroy secures first Open Championship win and third major with two-shot victory at Royal Liverpool By Gary Anderson

Rory McIlroy claimed his first Open Championship with victory at Royal Liverpool today ©Getty ImagesRory McIlroy joined an exclusive club with his first Open Championship win today as he held the Claret Jug aloft at Royal Liverpool to become only the third player in history to win three majors by the age of 25.
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McIlroy moves six shots clear to close in on maiden Open triumph By Nick Butler

Rory McIlroy moved a step closer to a maiden British Open triumph with another superb round ©Getty ImagesRory McIlroy tightened his formidable grip on the Claret Jug today after a third superb round in the British Open at Royal Liverpool to take a six-shot lead into the fourth and final day of action.]]> (Nick Butler) Golf Sat, 19 Jul 2014 17:50:28 +0100
McIlroy takes command of Open Championship as Woods just makes cut By Gary Anderson

Rory McIlroy will be content tonight as he leads the Open Championship by four shots ©Getty Images Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy put in another masterful display around the links at Royal Liverpool to take a four-shot lead into the weekend at the Open Championship as Tiger Woods struggled to a round of 77 to just make the cut at two-over-par.
]]> (Gary Anderson) Golf Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:55:25 +0100 McIlroy tops leaderboard after Open Championship first round By Emily Goddard

Rory McIlroy tops the leaderboard after day one of the Open Championship ©Getty ImagesRory McIlroy has shot a six under par 66 to secure his place at the top of the leaderboard after the first day of the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool.
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Rose hoping for history to repeat itself as Open Championship gets underway By Gary Anderson

England's Justin Rose heads into this week's Open Championship looking for a third consecutive tournament win ©Getty Images England's Justin Rose will be hoping history repeats itself as he gets his Open Championship challenge underway tomorrow at Royal Liverpool after winning the Scottish Open earlier this week. 
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IGF warn construction timetable for Rio 2016 remains tight at unveiling of new Olympic Golf Ranking By Nick Butler

Peter Dawson has warned that there remains no time to be lost if the Rio 2016 golf course is to be completed in time ©Getty ImagesInternational Golf Federation (IGF) President Peter Dawson has insisted progress is being made with construction for the Rio 2016 golf course, but warned the time-scale remains tight if it is to be completed in time.]]> (Nick Butler) Golf Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:18:37 +0100
Eagle-eyed Mo Martin hits shot of her life to win Women’s British Open By Gary Anderson

Mo Martin claimed her first major title with victory in the Women's British Open at Royal Birkdale today ©Getty Images American Mo Martin produced a stunning approach shot on the final hole at Royal Birkdale to set herself up for a six-foot eagle putt which she duly sunk to claim a first career major at the Women's British Open.
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South Korean Park leads Women’s British Open after compatriot Ahn handed two-stroke penalty By Gary Anderson

South Korean Inbee Park leads the Women's British Open after compatriot Sun-Ju Ahn was given a two-shot penalty ©Getty Images World number three Inbee Park holds a one shot lead going into the final round of the Women's British Open after compatriot Sun-Ju Ahn was handed a two-stroke penalty for an infringement on the 18th hole, leaving her one off the lead on a dramatic day at Royal Birkdale.
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Martin leads Women's British Open by three as Wie misses cut at Royal Birkdale By Gary Anderson

American Mo Martin leads the way at the halfway stage of the Women's British Open ©Getty Images American Mo Martin shot a second consecutive round of 69 to take a three shot lead into the final two days of the Women's British Open at Royal Birkdale.
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Japan's Uehara shoots round of 68 to lead Women’s British Open By Gary Anderson

Ayako Uehara of Japan leads the Women's British Open after an opening round of 68 ©Getty Images A four-under-par round of 68 has Japan's Ayako Uehara out in front after the first day's play in the Women's British Open with defending champion Stacy Lewis of the United States sitting three shots behind at the Royal Birkdale Golf Club.
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Wie targeting more success at Women's British Open By Gary Anderson

Michelle Wie is gearing up to add a second major win at this week's Women's British Open ©Getty Images American Michelle Wie will be looking to build on her big breakthrough at the US Women's Open last month as she returns to the scene of her best finish in a Women's British Open at Royal Birkdale Golf Club in England.
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Golf courses for 2017 and 2018 Open Championships chosen By Zjan Shirinian

The picturesque Royal Birkdale Golf Club will host The Open Championship in 2017 ©Getty ImagesRoyal Birkdale Golf Club will stage The Open Championship in 2017, with Carnoustie hosting the Major the following year, the Royal & Ancient (R&A) has revealed.
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Wie holds nerve to clinch first major win with victory at US Women’s Open By Gary Anderson

Michelle Wie holds aloft the US Women's Open trophy after clinching the title at Pinehurst ©Getty Images American Michelle Wie held off a late challenge from compatriot and world number one Stacy Lewis to seal her first major title by two shots in the US Women's Open at Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina.
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South Korean Yang shares lead of US Women's Open after Wie drops two-shot lead By Gary Anderson

Amy Yang of South Korea carded a round of 68 today to take a share of the lead at the US Women's Open ©Getty Images American Michelle Wie's quest for a first major golf title stumbled on the third day of the US Women's Open at Pinehurst Resort after a two-over-par round of 72 saw her drop back into a share of the lead with South Korea's Amy Yang who carded an impressive round of 68.
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Wie leads fellow American Thompson after second round of US Women's Open By Paul Osborne

Michelle Wie sits two strokes clear of fellow American Lexi Thompson as round tow of the US Women's Open comes to a close ©Getty ImagesMichelle Wie has taken an early lead at the US Women's Open at Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina, recording a second successive round of 68 to sit two strokes ahead of fellow American Lexi Thompson.
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