Patrick Reed hits a chip shot on the second hole during a practice round prior to The Masters on Wednesday. Agence France-Presse
England’s Matt Wallace defeated Scotland’s Sandy Lyle in a playoff to win Wednesday’s Par-3 Contest on the eve of the Masters and risk the winner’s curse at Augusta National.
Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau burst out of the crowd on Thursday at Augusta National, firing six-under par 66s to share a one-shot lead over Phil Mickelson after the first round of the Masters.
Reigning rookie of the year Ko Jin-young captured her first major championship on Sunday, holding off fellow South Korean Lee Mi-hyang to win the ANA Inspiration by three strokes.
NEW YORK: Simona Halep is living the dream after her Wimbledon triumph and the Romanian heads into next week’s US Open hoping for a new dawn at the season’s final Grand Slam after early exits in the last two years. Halep scorched 23-times Grand Slam winner Serena Williams 6-2 6-2 in less than an hour
Battaash made it third time lucky in the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes with a blistering display to power home in the five-furlong Group One feature at York. The Charlie Hills-trained gelding silenced his critics as he smashed the course record, previously held since 1990 in this race by Dayjur in the same colours
Berlin: Fastest time in Friday morning’s opening speed test promoted Thierry Neuville into the lead at Rally of Germany. Neuville stopped the clocks 1.7sec faster than Ott Tanak through the 19.44km Stein und Wein special stage to demote the Estonian, who led after last night’s short curtain-raiser.
Al Wahda earned their first win of the season as they beat Fujairah 3-1 in their first Group B match at the Arabian Gulf Cup at Al Nahyan Stadium on Friday. Al Wahda controlled the possession in the early minutes of the game but failed to create real goalscoring chances. Midway through the first half,