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Kiradech goes down to Watson in WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play Q-finals

Kiradech Aphibarnrat’s glorious run at the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play was stopped by American left-hander Bubba Watson in the quarterfinals on Saturday.

The 28-year-old Thai was beaten 5 & 3 by the former two-time Masters Tournament champion, who earned a semi-final showdown with reigning FedExCup No. 1 Justin Thomas at the Austin Country Club. Thomas can become the new World No. 1 if he beats Watson to get into the final.

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Salas, Ji and Kim tied for the lead at Kia Classic

American Lizette Salas sits in a tie with Korean players Eun-Hee Ji and In-Kyung Kim at 11-under par through 54 holes at the Kia Classic. Ji and Salas make up the final grouping of the day at 1:45 p.m., while Kim will play in front of them at 1:35 p.m. alongside Chinese Taipei’s Wei-Ling Hsu (-10).

Ji shot a 5-under par 67 to climb up the leaderboard - the 2009 U.S. Women’s Open champion will be aiming for her fourth career LPGA victory and first since the 2017 Swinging Skirts LPGA Taiwan Championship.

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Soderberg looking to make history in Kenya

Sebastian Soderberg is in pole position to claim a historic double at the Barclays Kenya Open after carding a third round of 66 to take a two-shot lead into the final day at Muthaiga Golf Club, Nairobi.

The Swede, who triumphed at neighbouring Karen Country Club in 2016, is seeking to become just the second person in the tournament’s 50-year history to win at both Nairobi courses, with England’s Maurice Bembridge currently the only player to achieve the feat way back in 1968 and 1969.

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USA's Jeffrey Kang wins on PGA TOUR Series-China debut

USA’s Jeffrey Kang shot a sensational 8-under 64 – his second in three days – to secure a five-shot victory at the RMB 1. 5 million Chengdu Championship, the opening event on this season’s PGA TOUR Series-China.

Bouncing back from an opening 74, Kang posted a stunning 20-under total of 268 at Luxehills International Country Club after shooting 22-under in his last 54 holes (64-66-64).

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Wiratchant wins under floodlights in Sharjah Senior Golf Masters play-off

Thaworn Wiratchant deafeated Clark Dennis and Peter Fowler in a four-hole play-off at the Sharjah Senior Golf Masters presented by Shurooq to win back-to-back Staysure Tour titles at the first event of the 2018 season.

The Thai, who won the last Staysure Tour event, the 2017 season-ending MCB Tour Championship in Mauritius, made par on the 18th at the fourth attempt, beating Dennis who kept pace with him for three extra holes at Sharjah Golf & Shooting Club.

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Hat-trick Hero Buhai Signs off in Grand Style

Ashleigh Buhai wrote her name in the record books of the Investec South African Women’s Open once again, thanks to a two-stroke victory at Westlake Golf Club in Cape Town.

The only amateur to win the national championship, twice – and the youngest to boot - fired a flawless final round 67 to realise a dream she’s had since she joined the pro ranks in 2007.

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Sharma battles to hang on to share of the lead with Wallace

Shubhankar Sharma of India kept his emotions in check and carded an even-par 72 to grab a share of the lead with England’s Matt Wallace at the US$1.75 million Hero Indian Open on Saturday.

The 21-year-old stayed patient throughout the entire round. Sharma, a two-time Asian Tour winner, dropped five shots today which included a double bogey at the 17th hole. But, responded with five birdies to get to the top of the leaderboard on seven-under-par 209 at the DLF Golf and Country Club.

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Shubhankar Sharma: "I couldn't finish it off today"

Talented Indian prospect Shubhankar Sharma held his head high after finishing tied ninth in his debut at the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship on Sunday.

After surprising the star-studded field when he led by two shots after day two and three at the Club de Golf Chapultepec, the 21-year-old, who was the youngest competitor in the field, signed off with a 3-over 74, finishing six shots behind winner Phil Mickelson, who triumphed over reigning FedExCup champion Justin Thomas in a playoff.

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Mickelson the master of Mexico

Phil Mickelson eclipsed a moment of magic from Justin Thomas to beat his compatriot in a play-off at the WGC – Mexico Championship and secure his first title since winning the Open in 2013. The American pair finished tied on 16 under par after an enthralling final round at Chapultepec Golf Club.

Mickelson saw his birdie putt lip out at the first play-off hole – the par three 17th – but when Thomas failed to get down in two from behind the green the 47 year old had his first victory in almost five years.

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