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Andrew Both

Varner has no fears about getting back on the PGA Tour bus

May 04 2020

Harold Varner III is getting impatient to play professional golf again, and has no qualms about jumping straight back into the water when the PGA Tour resumes next month amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Draft's Mr Irrelevant guaranteed a week of fun if not an NFL contract

Apr 22 2020

The 254th selection in this year's National Football League draft will be quickly forgotten by all except his family and friends, but the 255th pick will become an instant celebrity.

World's fastest blind man adjusts training in coronavirus crisis

Apr 06 2020

David Brown, the world's fastest totally blind sprinter, has been accompanied every step of the way by his guide Jerome Avery but the coronavirus outbreak has forced them apart for the first time in six years of training and racing together.

Old-style frugality pays off for PGA pro in uncertain times

Mar 31 2020

RALEIGH, N.C. Cameron Percy has long lived with unfashionable frugality almost unbecoming of a golfer on the world's most lucrative circuit, but his decision to eschew a lifestyle of the rich and famous is suddenly looking wiser.

Golf: Law confident of securing Olympic spot despite Tokyo Games postponement

Mar 29 2020

Four years after being inspired by watching compatriot Justin Rose claim gold at the Rio Olympics, Bronte Law had all but secured a spot on the British golf team before the 2020 Tokyo Games were postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Woods, Park outside Olympic qualifying as tours halt

Mar 16 2020

No changes are planned to the Olympic golf qualifying system, the International Golf Federation (IGF) which runs the event said after the sport shut down due to the coronavirus.

Golf-Other majors face tough calls after postponement of Masters

Mar 13 2020

March 13 The 2020 major championship golf schedule has been thrown into a state of flux with the news on Friday that April's Masters has been postponed due to coronavirus fears, leaving the other majors with hard choices to make in the coming weeks.

U.S. Open prize money unlikely to soar says USGA CEO Davis

Mar 01 2020

PINEHURST, N.C. This year's U.S. Open purse is unlikely to jump dramatically from last year's figure of $12.5 million, U.S. Golf Association (USGA) CEO Mike Davis has said.

Golf: U.S. Open qualifiers in Asia on schedule for now, says USGA

Mar 01 2020

PINEHURST, N.C. Contingency plans are afoot in case the sectional qualifiers for the U.S. Women's Open and U.S. Open scheduled for Asia and elsewhere are canceled due to the coronavirus, U.S. Golf Association (USGA) CEO Mike Davis has said.

Visible clock among options MLS mulling to cut time-wasting: Webb

Feb 28 2020

A visible clock is one of the measures being considered by Major League Soccer to solve the problem of time-wasting by players, according to former World Cup final referee Howard Webb, who is now the MLS's head official.

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