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Dubai Classic (Starts Wednesday), Volunteers of America, LPGA, Mayakoba Classic, PGA Tour

Dubai Classic (Starts Wednesday) Golf in Dubai Classic starts a day earlier, Wednesday At the Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, a Greg Norman (Bob Harrison) Creation 7708 yards par 72 created from the sandy wastes surrounding the capital of the United Arab Emirates. The annual closing event for the Euro tour is normally played in the Fire course, but

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Championship at Leopard Creek (Euro Tour), Andalusia Open de Espana (LETour)

Championship at Leopard Creek (Euro Tour) The PGA Tour has a rest due to Covid issues and the loss of a few events. Our $1000 success last week Robert Streb can browse in his glory for a couple of weeks. The European tour flies to Leopard Creek, at Malalane on the border of Kruger National Park in north eastern

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RSM Classic Update

RSM Classic Update Those who have backed Robert Streb as advised at $1000 now have a number of options. You can let your bet ride and if it wins, you’ll have a birthday. You can lay him back now at $6 for say $200, lock in a profit, or you can wait and if he shoots another low score

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RSM Classic at Sea Island, Pelican Women’s Championship

The PGA Tour Heads to Sea Island, Georgia to play three rounds at the Seaside course, a Links style resulting from nine superb holes designed by Harry Colt and Charles Alison in 1929 who also designed Sunningdale and Huntingdale amongst a host of highly regarded courses. Tom Fazio remodelled this nine and the Joe Lee designed additional nine constructed

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The US Masters at Augusta

The US Masters at Augusta   There are a few events scheduled this week for golf punters, but it’s fair to say none will attract the interest of golf punters annually like the US Masters held in Augusta Georgia in the Spring. However this year due of course to Covid, the annual event has been pushed back to the

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Cyprus Classic (Matchplay), Houston Open

Cyprus Classic (Matchplay) The Aphrodite Hills Golf Resort, So named after the supposed emergence from the sea of the goddess Aphrodite, the goddess of love! In modern terms a short 6,289 metres (6918 yards) . The golf course opened in 2002 designed by the architect, Cabell Robinson. Robinson features superb views, tough pot bunkers,  Bermuda fairways and large multi

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European LPGA tour

Ladies European Tour To be held at the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai, starting today, the Karl Litten course measures up to 7000 yards par 72, slope 135 and was created out of the sand dune desert in 1988. This event was last year a feature on the second level European Ladies tour and has imported some stars from

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Cyprus Open, Bermuda Championship

Cyprus Open, Aphrodite Hills Resort The Aphrodite Hills Golf Resort, so named after the supposed emergence from the sea of the goddess Aphrodite, the goddess of love! In modern terms a short 6,289 metres (6918 yards). The golf course opened in 2002 designed by the architect, Cabell Robinson. Robinson features superb views, tough pot bunkers,  Bermuda fairways and large

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Italian Open, LPGA Drive On Classic, Zozo Championship

Italian Open Thursday night sees the start of the Italian Open at the Chervo Golf Club in San Vigilio di Pozzolengo, Brescia, Lombardy. The Kurt Rossknecht designed course is long enough at 6797m, 7398 yards par 72 which incorporates the Benaco and Solferino nines ( a par three course completes the complex).     On Betfair the value Matthias

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Scottish Championship, CJ Cup at Shadow Creek

Scottish Championship The Scottish Championship replaces the Dunhill Links Championship due to the restrictions of Covid 19 on the number of participants and social distancing. The new event to be played on the 7230 yard (6620 m) par 72 Sam Torrance designed links. Situated 4 km from the town of St Andrews the links follows the coastline and is

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Women’s PGA Championship, BMW European PGA Championship, Shriners, Hospital for Children

LPGA Women’s PGA Championship. The biggest event this week is the Women’s PGA Championship to be held at The famous old course at Aronimink in Newton Square, Pennsylvania. The original Donald Ross course had a very good restoration project by Ronald Pritchard in 2003, but the famed Gil Hanse came to bring back the features of difficulty relevant to

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Scottish Open, LPGA Shoprite Classic, Sanderson Farms Championship

Scottish Open The European tour moves on to the Scottish Opens the Renaissance club near North Berwick out of Edinburgh. A Tom Doak design adjacent to Muirfield it is neither the test or the mana of its famous neighbour. Scores are generally low and whilst it has seaside holes it’s not a patch on the nearby golden age links

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US Open, Cambia Portland Classic, Open de Portugal

US OPEN 2020 Winged Foot GC, Mamaroneck, NY. The New York Athletic Club in New York features a sculpture named Winged Foot housed at its suburban location. The clubs name and logo devolve from this sculpture. The course is the recreation centre for some Club members, but is not officially attached. This mirrors the early Scottish situation where city

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Tour Championship (Fedex Cup Final), Estrella Damm, Andalusia Masters

(No LPGA this week) PGA Tour Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club, Atlanta, Georgia was the original home of the Atlanta Athletic Club. Home of the  Final event of the FedEx Cup since 1998, the course was the first golf facility in Atlanta with seven holes built in 1907. Donald Ross from Dornoch GC famed designer of Pinehurst

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BMW, Handa UK at the Belfry & Walmart NW Arkansas Championships – 2020

BMW Championship The BMW is the second event on the road to the FedEx Cup final. The field cut to 70, the course is the Olympia Fields CC, in Chicago, Illinois. The North Course - the club's tournament venue was designed in 1923 by Willie Park Jr., who won the Open Championship in 1887 and 1889 and  was a celebrated

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Northern Trust Open, ISP Handa Wales Open, Womens British Open – August 2020

PGA Tour The 7,241-yard par 72 golf course is the first of three events leading to the FedExCup Final. The field is limited to the leading 125 players. Gil Hanse, redesigned the layout in 2007, the original designed by Arnold Palmer . Hanse famous for the Olympic course in Rio de Janeiro won a number of awards for the

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World Golf Championships – FedEx St Jude Classic

To be held starting Friday morning on the TPC Southwind course in Memphis, Tennessee. The course designed by Ronald Pritchard with assistance from major winners, Hubert Green and Fuzzy Zoeller, lengthens out for the 90 best in the world to 7244 yards par 70, an exacting test. The Zoysia fairways provide a perfect playing surface and the Bermuda greens

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The Memorial Tournament – July 16–19, 2020

The Memorial Tournament sponsored by Nationwide  Held by Jack Nicklaus, arguably the greatest golfer of all times at his course he designed and annually modifies to improve and keep relevant with the ever changing clubs and ball. Muirfield Village is a very tough test of an all round game, driving accuracy and precise iron play are required and finally

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