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McIlroy hopes to attack Royal Portrush with driver

15 Jul 2019

Rory McIlroy has signalled an attacking policy for this week's British Open, saying he hopes to use his driver liberally at Royal Portrush after having enjoyed considerable success with the strategy last year.

Good idea for McIlroy to wear heart on his sleeve over home Open - Azinger

12 Jul 2019

Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy has expressed how much it would mean to triumph in next week’s championship on home soil at Royal Portrush and former British Open runner-up Paul Azinger loves the way he has embraced the magnitude of the event.

McIlroy sees no need for superstar caddie

01 Jul 2019

Rory McIlroy has little interest in following Jason Day's example and teaming up with a so-called superstar caddie, the Northern Irishman said in the wake of Day's decision to hire the sport's best known bagman.

Horse racing: Trainer banned after 30th death of season at Santa Anita

23 Jun 2019

LOS ANGELES Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer says it was a "little premature and extreme" for Santa Anita Park to ban him on Saturday after a horse under his supervision died at the track, bringing the number of fatalities there since late December to 30.

UPDATE 1-Horse racing-Trainer banned after 30th death of season at Santa Anita

23 Jun 2019

LOS ANGELES, June 22 Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer says it was a "little premature and extreme" for Santa Anita Park to ban him on Saturday after a horse under his supervision died at the track, bringing the number of fatalities there since late December to 30.

Favourite son McIlroy vows to stay focused at British Open

21 Jun 2019

Rory McIlroy knows he will be the centre of attention at next month's British Open, but is confident he can maintain his focus and perform at his best as the championship returns to Northern Ireland for the first time since 1951.

Good prognosis for injured Durant but no guarantees

13 Jun 2019

Golden State Warriors player Kevin Durant is likely to start rehabbing his surgically-repaired Achilles tendon almost immediately, and all being well should be back to full strength within a year, a specialist at the Mayo Clinic said on Thursday.

Big guns could be spiked at wide-open U.S. Open

10 Jun 2019

A premium iron player will likely win this week's U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, where Zach Johnson has almost as good a chance of prevailing as Dustin Johnson in the third major championship of the year.

Woods primed for return to site of greatest performance

10 Jun 2019

Tiger Woods returns to the scene of his greatest performance for this week's U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, no longer necessarily the man to beat but a definite threat to win his 16th major title.

Pebble Beach always delivers gripping U.S. Open drama

10 Jun 2019

So beloved is Pebble Beach in the golf world that those not familiar with the sport's history might assume it has been a traditional U.S. Open venue since Bobby Jones was in his heyday during the early part of last century.

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