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Pro golfers need to brush up on rules, says Nick Faldo

CJ Stander lauds ‘the best rugby supporters in the world’ for support after semi-final heartbreak Nick Faldo believes players need to brush up on the rules of golf to help avoid the kind of high-profile controversies which have marred recent major championships. Dustin Johnson won the US Open last year despite playing the last seven holes at Oakmont after being …

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Latinwo to oversee new Ikeja Golf Club management committee

golf With the completion of the 2016/17 golf calendar, members of Ikeja Golf Club have elected a new management committee to oversee the affairs of the club over the next 12 months. Top on the list of the new clubs management committee is Niyi Latinwo, who will serve as captain for the next 12 months. He would be assisted by …

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Osinbajo, others for Captain’s tourney in Abuja

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, His Royal Highness, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi and the minister of petroleum, Ibe Kachukwu are among dignitaries expected to grace and tee-off at the grand finale of the annual Captain’s golf competition. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, His Royal Highness, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi and the minister of petroleum, Ibe Kachukwu …

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Rory McIlroy to get married in Ireland

Rory McIlroy. AFP PHOTO / Jim Watson Rory McIlroy and Erica Stoll are set to say their ‘I do’s. Rory McIlroy said after the Masters that he would be married before The Players Championship in May, declaring his nuptials imminent but not specifically saying when he would tie the knot (which makes all the sense in the world since it’s …

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Plateau State golfers will dominate Nigeria, says Lalong

Simon Lalong has said that his administration is implementing golf to development strategies, which will make golfers in the state dominate the sport in national competitions. Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has said that his administration is implementing golf to development strategies, which will make golfers in the state dominate the sport in national competitions. The governor disclosed this when …

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World No. 1 Johnson plans to return next month

AUGUSTA, GA – APRIL 06: Dustin Johnson of the United States walks to the clubhouse after announcing his withdrawl during the first round of the 2017 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 6, 2017 in Augusta, Georgia. Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP The 32-year-old American, who missed the Masters because of a back injury, is set to play in …

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Sponsors want more of Lords, golf partnership

Lords Dry Gin’s Brand Manager, Bojuwade Adebowale; former Senate Presdent, David Mark; and Area Sales Manager North East for Gran Oaks<br />Limited, Segun Adekugbe, at Senator Mark’s 69th birthday Pro-AM in Oturkpo • Mark now PGAN’s life vice president Last weekend’s partnership with a golf event in Oturkpo by Lords Gin, which has received positive reviews, is a tip of …

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Who makes the cut at the Masters?

Charley Hoffman of the United States plays a shot on the second hole during the second round of the 2017 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club…yesterday. PHOTO: AFP. The Masters has always had a limited field, but in 1957, it instituted a 36-hole cut with the low 40 players and ties moving on. In 1962, the cut was changed …

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Inadequate funds threaten Oboh’s march to stardom

Georgia Oboh Teenage sensation returns to Europe next weekShe is acknowledged as the nearest Nigeria has ever gotten to international stardom in golf. The 16-year-old Georgia Oboh has been described by various international publications as one of the biggest prospects in the game and to ensure she continued her upward movement; she is invited to play in almost all major …

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