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Charley Hull Wins Ladies European Tour’s Order of Merit

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 December 2014 05:30 Sunday, 14 December 2014 05:26

Charley HullCharley Hull has made history as the youngest winner of the 2014 Ladies European Tour ISPS HANDA Order of Merit title, just 12 months after being named Rookie of the Year.

The 18-year-old from England capped her second season on tour with a tied fifth place finish in the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters on the Majlis Course at Emirates Golf Club. With season’s earnings of €263,096.69, she finished €29,808 ahead of second placed Gwladys Nocera.

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Amy Boulden Wins Ladies European Tour’s Omega Rookie of the Year Prize

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 December 2014 05:25 Sunday, 14 December 2014 05:21

altAmy Boulden capped her first season as a professional by winning the Ladies European Tour’s OMEGA Rookie of the Year prize.

The 21-year-old from Llandudno in Wales led the rookie rankings heading into the OMEGA Dubai Ladies Masters, the final tournament of the 2014. With her tied 24h place finish, she held off the challenge of her nearest rivals, Sally Watson of Scotland and Nicole Broch Larsen from Denmark, to earn a beautiful OMEGA Speedmaster chronograph with a white mother-of-pearl dial, a diamond-paved bezel and a white leather strap.

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Adam Scott and Wife Expecting First Child

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014 00:17 Friday, 12 December 2014 00:12

Adam Scott

Canadian Press

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Golfer Adam Scott and his wife, Marie Kojzar, are expecting their first child early next year.

Scott, who married Kojzar in a private ceremony in the backyard of their home in the Bahamas on April 17, told Australian Golf Digest “it’s not far away now, in nine weeks.”

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McIlroy Named SJA’s Sportsman of the Year

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014 00:11 Friday, 12 December 2014 00:07

altGolfer Rory McIlroy, winner of two major titles in 2014, was announced by Sir Michael Parkinson, the President of the Sports Journalists' Association, as the 65th winner of the SJA's Sportsman of the Year award.

Jo Pavey, the European 10,000 metres champion at the age of 40, was voted by the SJA's members as their Sportswoman of the Year. And the England women's rugby team, winners of the World Cup this year for the first time, were named as the SJA's Team of the Year, seeing off a strong challenge from McIlroy and his Ryder Cup-winning European team mates.

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McIlroy, Watson Up for U.S. Sports Academy Award

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014 00:06 Thursday, 11 December 2014 23:58

Rory McIlroyHelen Ross/PGATOUR.COM

Rory McIlroy, the PGA TOUR Player of the Year, and Masters champion Bubba Watson are on the ballot for the 30th annual United States Sports Academy's Male Athlete of the Year.

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