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485498925_bright Els looking to ‘kick-start’ season in New Orleans
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23 April, 2014
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Ernie’s start to 2014 wasn’t good. He missed four cuts (one of which was at Augusta), and in the events where he did make the cut, he couldn’t finish better than tied 37th. His one good result came in the WGC-Match Play Championship, where he finished fourth. But this week’s Zurich Classic of New Orleans has been kind to Ernie, and he hopes to ‘kick-start’ his year in a place that shares his nickname.


SHENZHEN, CHINA - APRIL 23: Henrik Stenson of Sweden speaks to the press at Genzon Golf Club (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images) Stenson has Tiger in his sights
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23 April, 2014
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Henrik Stenson hopes to claim his first victory of 2014 this week, and in doing so, move closer to toppling Tiger Woods from the top spot in the world. But first the Swede has to shake off the heavy bout of flu he has been struggling with in the days leading up to the Volvo China Open.


'The Mechanic' taps in for his first Champions Tour victory VIDEO: Jiménez wins in Champions Tour debut
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21 April, 2014
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The widely popular Miguel Ángel Jiménez, aka ‘The Mechanic’, clinched his first Champions Tour victory by two shots in the Greater Gwinnett Championship on Sunday. But don’t fear, the Spaniard will still feature on the major tours – for 2014 at least.


HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC - APRIL 20: Matt Kuchar celebrates after he drained his bunker shot on the 18th (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) Kuchar holes out from bunker to win RBC Heritage
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21 April, 2014
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As Matt Kuchar approached his ball resting in the bunker guarding the 18th green at Harbour Town Golf Links, he thought, “Well, there are a lot worse places to be.”


KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - APRIL 20: Lee Westwood of England celebrates with the trophy after winning the Maybank Malaysian Open at Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images) Westwood cruises to seven-shot victory in Malaysia
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20 April, 2014
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Former World No 1 Lee Westwood ended a two-year winning drought on Sunday when he claimed his 40th professional victory by seven shots in the Maybank Malaysia Open. Westwood had a feeble one-shot lead over fellow Englishman Andy Sullivan at the start of the final round, but by the time lightning forced play to be […]


HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC - APRIL 18: Harbour Town Golf Links was as wet as a fish on Friday (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) Up to speed: Schwartzel gains ground, Reto hangs on, and more
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19 April, 2014
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Charl Schwartzel got himself into contention in the RBC Heritage when he posted a 1-under-par round of 70 at Harbour Town Golf Links on Friday


South Africa's Paula Reto (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) Up to speed: Reto nicely positioned in Hawaii, Larrazábal jumps into lake to escape hornets, and more
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18 April, 2014
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Paulo Reto made her first professional cut last night, and Pablo Larrazábal had to jump into a lake


HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC - APRIL 16: Ernie Els hits a shot during the RBC Heritage Pro-Am at Harbour Town Golf Links (Photo by Tyler Lecka/Getty Images) Top line-up at Harbour Town
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17 April, 2014
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The RBC Heritage is one of the most popular stops on the US Tour, and the course that hosts it, Harbour Town Golf Links, clearly is one of its most appealing factors.


KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - APRIL 16: Louis Oosthuizen in action at Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images) King Louis looking to go low in Malaysia
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16 April, 2014
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Louis Oosthuizen reckons the greens at Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club are so “unbelievable” this week that the winning score in the Maybank Malaysian Open will be around 20 under par.