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Trevor Immelman says ‘my best is not good enough’ despite round of 64

• Immelman plays himself into contention in the Scottish Open• 2008 Masters hero says TV work has been ‘fantastic distraction’There was a time when holding off the challenge of Tiger Woods at a major championship was almost worthy of an extra prize. A …

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‘Nice one Gareth’ shouts after Matthew Southgate’s strong Scottish Open start

• Golfer’s round included an eagle, five birdies and two bogeys• ‘It’s a complete coincidence, we’re not related in any way’England’s Matthew Southgate was given plenty of encouragement during his Scottish Open first round – thanks to references to Thr…

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World Cup finals, The Open at Carnoustie and middle-distance melees | Classic YouTube

This week’s roundup also includes Wimbledon classics, competitive tags and the luckiest golf shots ever1) It’s France v Croatia in Sunday’s World Cup final, so let’s take a look back at previous editions – starting with the most disappointing final of …

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The Open ready to fill the void and keep endless sporting summer rolling | Ewan Murray

The World Cup and Wimbledon both finish on Sunday so while golf may be largely ignored this week, come Monday sporting eyes will shift to CarnoustieThe Open Championship’s marketing theme has been perfectly obvious in recent times. Rather than preside …

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Phil Mickelson reports himself to officials after breaking rules again

Five-time major champion tamped down grass obstructing playMickelson caused controversy with rule violation at US OpenPhil Mickelson broke the rules again, only this time he didn’t realise it until after his violation.Mickelson tamped down grass with h…

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Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson reportedly plotting $10m winner-take-all match

Woods and Mickelson reportedly near deal for $10m showdownMickelson: ‘This … will take both of us out of our comfort zone’Idea said to have been hatched at Players Championship in MayTiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, the two richest and most decorated …

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Padraig Harrington proves good value with first-round 68 in Irish Open

• Irishman makes nonsense of Open odds• Rory McIlroy signs for a 70How Padraig Harrington would revel in the disproving the old adage Bookmakers are never wrong. It would not be wise to utter such sentiment within earshot of the three-times major champ…

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Golf is a hard sport to be out in. The LPGA didn’t make it easier for me

The women’s tour’s deafening silence during Pride Month and broader lack of support of the LGBTQ community is why many pro golfers don’t feel comfortable being out. I would knowI am bisexual.It’s not something I advertise … well, until now. It’s partly…

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Sung Kang disputed drop shows golf must get serious on policing its rules | Ewan Murray

Controversy over a drop from a water hazard last week showed golf must be more systematic about dealing with cheating and cannot merely rely on a lofty moral code among playersIt is a given that the PGA Tour is celebrating the unexpected prominence of …

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Rory McIlroy aiming to roll back the years in hunt for major

• Last of McIlroy’s four major triumphs came in 2014• ‘I need to get back to playing the game like I was a teenager’Rory McIlroy has vowed to summon the spirit of his youth as he seeks a return to winning ways at major championships.The US PGA Champion…

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Highland fury as Trump rival drives golf course plan forward

Environmentalists fear loss of dunes wildlife and warn of ‘flimsy promises’ about jobsOn a stretch of Scotland’s north-east coast, two historic acts of Highland pillage, separated by ages, are linked across golden sands. The village of Embo in Sutherla…

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Phil Mickelson says he’s sorry for hitting moving ball during US Open

Golfer ‘embarrassed and disappointed’ for Saturday incidentMickelson incurred two-shot penalty for hitting moving ballSeveral fellow pros believed he should have been disqualifiedPhil Mickelson is “embarrassed and disappointed” by his actions after del…

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Peter Thomson obituary

Australian golfer who won the Open Championship five timesFor a period during the 1950s it seemed that Peter Thomson, who has died aged 88, virtually owned golf’s oldest major competition, the Open Championship. Between 1952 and 1958 the Australian won…

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Peter Thomson, Australian golfing great, dies aged 88

Five-time British Open champion had been treated for Parkinson’s diseaseThe Australian golfing great Peter Thomson has died at the age of 88. The five-time British Open champion had been treated for Parkinson’s disease for the past four years.He died s…

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Peter Thomson, Australian golfing great, dies aged 88

Five-time British Open champion had been treated for Parkinson’s diseaseThe Australian golfing great Peter Thomson has died at the age of 88. The five-time British Open champion had been treated for Parkinson’s disease for the past four years.He died s…

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Tommy Fleetwood says US Open near miss ‘proof I can get up there’ at majors

• Sunday’s 63 equalled US Open record and sealed second place• ‘I think I can compete in any company. I’d like to do it more’There seems no question of Tommy Fleetwood fretting over what might have been. Not only is that useful for the Englishman’s sta…

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Brooks Koepka makes history in holding off Fleetwood to retain US Open title

• Floridian becomes third man since the war to win back to back• Fleetwood shoots a record-equalling 63 and loses by a shotThe only problem with Tommy Fleetwood’s making of history was Brooks Koepka’s eagerness to do likewise. On a Long Island Sunday w…

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Phil Mickelson’s mad moment suggests the US Open has him beaten

That the USGA is acutely aware of Mickelson’s lauded status in the eyes of the public is highly significant in context of the tawdry events at Shinnecock HillsPerhaps New York golf fans are not a particularly valid barometer. A day after players – most…

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US Open 2018: final round – live!

Live updates from the final day at Shinnecock HillsOfficial US Open leaderboardYou can email Scott here with your thoughts 1.24pm BST Well, Moving Day sure escalated quickly. The US Open, folks! There’s not another tournament like it!But how about that…

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Phil Mickelson loses the plot as Justin Rose stays in contention

• Dustin Johnson shares lead with three others after third round• Rose one shot back; Mickelson assessed for hitting moving ballThe US Open could trademark its recurring and spectacular brand of chaos. Nobody does it better. On a day in which Dustin Jo…