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Stephen Curry to resurrect Howard University golf program with donation

Two-time NBA MVP announces seven-figure donation to HBCUHoward to field first Division I golf program in 152-year historyHoward University is bringing back its long-dormant college golf program with an assist from Stephen Curry.The Golden State Warrior…

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Slow golfers to face stiffer penalties on European Tour next season

• One-shot penalty introduced for two poor times per round• Slow coaches face £26,000 fine – up from £9,000The European Tour is to step up efforts to eradicate slow play by increasing penalties from the start of next season.With the pace of play in the…

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Adam Scott wins Presidents Cup spot, Jason Day misses out

Australians Adam Scott, Marc Leishman and Cameron Smith selectedDay likely to pick up a wildcard spot in early NovemberThree Australian golfers have secured International team spots for December’s Presidents Cup contest in Melbourne but former world No…

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Hurry up and make an example of Bryson DeChambeau over slow play

If the focus on the world No 8 results in improvement on slow play then the criticism of the player will have been justifiedA hilarious scene played out on the penultimate day of this year’s Latin America Amateur Championship. While irked – and worried…

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Suzann Pettersen handed Solheim Cup wildcard after return from having baby

• Norwegian returned to action in July after 14-month absence• On selection for Europe: ‘I’m delighted – it’s a massive honour’Norway’s Suzann Pettersen has been handed a Solheim Cup wildcard, despite having played just two events since November 2017.T…

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Ryder Cup winner Thorbjørn Olesen charged with sexual assault on flight

• Golfer charged with being drunk on plane and common assault• Olesen arrested after returning to London from NashvilleThe Ryder Cup winner Thorbjørn Olesen will appear in court on 21 August after being charged with sexual assault, being drunk on an ai…

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Hinako Shibuno wins Women’s British Open on major debut

• Japanese edges out Lizette Salas with last-hole birdie• Fairytale ending for player called the Smiling CinderellaHinako Shibuno captured hearts and minds long before she decided to take delivery of the Women’s British Open trophy for good measure. Th…

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Women’s British Open 2019: final round – live!

Updates as the year’s final major is decided at WoburnShibuno leads on major debut as Ko targets hat-trickOfficial live leaderboardGet in touch! Email Scott with your thoughts 12.25pm BST The weather’s was the field’s friend during the first three days…

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Women’s British Open 2019: final round – live!

Updates as the year’s final major is decided at WoburnShibuno leads on major debut as Ko targets hat-trickOfficial live leaderboardGet in touch! Email Scott with your thoughts 12.25pm BST The weather’s was the field’s friend during the first three days…

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Shibuno leads Women’s British Open on major debut as Ko chases historic treble

• Japanese 20-year-old Shibuno leads Ashleigh Buhai by two shots• South Korea’s Ko four shots back and chasing third major of 2019That Ko Jin-young could enter illustrious company on Sunday feels like an understatement. Babe Zaharias, Mickey Wright, Pa…

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Shibuno leads Women’s British Open on major debut as Ko chases historic treble

• Japanese 20-year-old Shibuno leads Ashleigh Buhai by two shots• South Korea’s Ko four shots back and chasing third major of 2019That Ko Jin-young could enter illustrious company on Sunday feels like an understatement. Babe Zaharias, Mickey Wright, Pa…

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Women’s British Open 2019: third round – live!

Updates from the third day of play at WoburnWomen’s British Open – official leaderboard!Get in touch! Email Scott with your thoughts 12.30pm BST The weather at Woburn is much the same as it’s been for the first two days. Lovely and calm. So it’s conduc…

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Bronte Law and Georgia Hall join English run on Women’s British Open

• Charley Hull also in contention on second day at Woburn• ‘We motivate each other by playing well,’ Hall saidIf Georgia Hall needed the British Open to kickstart a slow year, her contemporaries also remember the form that shone brightly 12 months ago….

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Sports quiz of the week: signings, shirts, sponsors and a son-in-law

Who moved? Who went to war? And who is on his way out?Treble winners Manchester City face Premier League runners-up Liverpool in the Community Shield on Sunday. It will be only the second time the two clubs have met at Wembley. What happened first time…

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Women’s British Open 2019: second round – live!

Live updates from the golf major at WoburnWomen’s British Open official leaderboardEmail Scott with your thoughts here 11.06am BST It’s a lovely day at Woburn. Warm, the sun poking through the clouds, and very little wind. It looks like it’s going to b…

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Women’s British Open 2019: second round – live!

Live updates from the golf major at WoburnWomen’s British Open official leaderboardEmail Scott with your thoughts here 11.06am BST It’s a lovely day at Woburn. Warm, the sun poking through the clouds, and very little wind. It looks like it’s going to b…

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Charley Hull shaken but undeterred after 67 at Women’s British Open | Ewan Murray

Hull showed Rory McIlroy how to tee off at a home major on her way to a serene first-round rise up the leaderboardThis great summer of golf homecomings has led to nervous times. Rory McIlroy said his hands trembled when gripping a club after the ovatio…

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Women’s British Open 2019: first round – live!

Updates from the first day’s play at WoburnWomen’s British Open – live leaderboard!Hull turns pressure off in hunt for first majorGet in touch! Email Scott with your thoughts 12.07pm BST Hinako Shibuno grabs a share of the lead on her major championshi…

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Women’s British Open: Hull turns pressure off in hunt for first major | Ewan Murray

The golfer will not let the prospect of a major win at home consume her as the Open returns to WoburnThree years ago, Charley Hull’s destiny appeared clear. She spent months driving to Woburn, past a giant poster of herself, for twice-weekly practice s…

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Women’s British Open: Hull turns pressure off in hunt for first major | Ewan Murray

The golfer will not let the prospect of a major win at home consume her as the Open returns to WoburnThree years ago, Charley Hull’s destiny appeared clear. She spent months driving to Woburn, past a giant poster of herself, for twice-weekly practice s…