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Kirk's dramatic run just short

Katherine Kirk enjoyed her second best major championship finish. Katherine Kirk came up agonisingly short in her quest for a first major championship in France today. Kirk fired a closing one-under-par 70 to finish eight under and just one shot adrift of a playoff at the Evian Championship, eventually won ...

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Leishman by five in BMW

Jason Day and Marc Leishman shake hands on the 18th. Marc Leishman has carried his white hot form into a third consecutive day of the BMW Championship, putting him on the cusp of the biggest win of his burgeoning career. Leishman leads the US PGA Tour’s penultimate playoff event, worth ...

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Kirk one round from major glory

Katherine Kirk is playing full of confidence after win in Wisconsin in July. Katherine Kirk stands one great round from a life-changing victory at the Evian Championship. The affable Queenslander will tee off in the last group of the final women’s major of the season in France just two shots ...

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Kirk's darts hit Evian target

Katherine Kirk’s 66 was her best career round at the Evian Championship. The “worst conditions I’ve ever seen” gave way to Katherine Kirk’s best Evian Championship round today. For the second consecutive day, Queenslander Kirk led out the field overnight, but rather than drenched on the ultimately cancelled day one, ...

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Leish, Day go 1-2 in Chicago

Another birdie, on the eighth, for Marc Leishman today. Image: Getty Marc Leishman and Jason Day will go into the weekend’s play at the BMW Championship in the one-two slots in an Australian eclipse at Conway Farms in Chicago. Leishman today carded a 64 to go with his opening 62 ...

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Korean missile scare for Aussies

A pedestrian in Tokyo reacts in disbelief as the flight path of a North Korean missile is shown on TV soaring over Japan. There are delays and there are delays, but this takes the very dangerous cake. A handful of Australian golfers were among those temporarily evacuated from the Japan ...

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Wild weather slashes round off Evian

Minjee Lee began well at Evian, but was one who had her partial round scrapped from the books. Wild French weather has forced the final women’s major championship of the season to be cut to 54 holes. Rain and strong winds at Evian-Les-Bains forced the scheduled opening round to be ...

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Aussies roar in playoffs

Marc Leishman hits his tee shot on the 13th hole during the first round of the BMW Championship. Marc Leishman has made an astonishing 10-birdie start to the BMW Championship at Conway Farms near Chicago to seize the lead in the PGA Tour’s penultimate playoff tournament. The Australian, who has ...

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PODCAST: Episode #17 out now

On Episode 17, there’s discussion around Jason Day’s split with caddie Col Swatton (6:00), Cameron McCormick – coach of Jordan Spieth, So-Yeon Ryu and Su Oh joins the show (7:46) and the 1982 Australian Open Champion Bob Shearer is the first guest on a new segment ‘The road to the ...

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10 weeks to #AusOpenGolf: Bob Shearer

[embedded content] There was no bigger name in world golf than Jack Nicklaus, but not even the Golden Bear could stop Bob Shearer at the 1982 Australian Open. On the Inside The Ropes podcast today, Shearer relived the magical moments of his win in the national championship he’d coveted for ...

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