Thursday, 17th October 2019
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Monty win ends Tour title drought, Choi victorious at Congressional

Monty win ends Tour title drought

Colin Montgomerie claimed his first Tour victory since 2005 after a thrilling finish to the European Open. The 44-year-old Scot had seven birdies and survived nervy moments on the final two holes for a 65 which left him leading in the clubhouse on 11 under.

Choi victorious at Congressional

South Korea's KJ Choi recovered from a shaky stretch on the back nine to win the AT&T National in Maryland. Choi shot a final round of 68 to finish at nine-under 271, three strokes ahead of America's Steve Stricker.


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Bryant triumphs as Watson fades

Brad Bryant took advantage of a final-round collapse by fellow American Tom Watson to win the US Senior Open by three shots in Kohler, Wisconsin. Five off the pace overnight, Bryant fired a four-under-par 68 in blustery conditions at Whistling Straits for a six-under total of 282.

Ailing Van de Velde to miss Open

Jean Van de Velde will not play in this year's Open at Carnoustie because of continuing ill health. The Frenchman, 41, did withdraw from the Scottish Open, his last chance to qualify for the major. Van de Velde has been suffering from a mystery complaint and started feeling ill after April's Portuguese Open.



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