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Icons Cup Captain Clarke Announces Rest of the World Team

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 February 2015 20:07 Wednesday, 25 February 2015 19:57

altDUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The ICONS Cup — a first-of-its-kind, two-day, team competition taking place April 22-24 at Jumeirah Golf Estates’ Earth Course — announces Captain Darren Clarke has selected a cadre of soccer, rugby, cricket and Olympic legends as members of his Rest of the World (ROTW) team.

Stepping off the pitch and onto the fairways will be club and international soccer stars Luís Figo, Robbie Fowler, Andriy Shevchenko and Dwight Yorke. They’re joined by rugby idols George Gregan, Brian O’Driscoll and Mike Tindall, MBE; renowned cricketers Brian Lara and Shane Warne; and five-time Olympic gold medal rower Sir Steve Redgrave.

Rounding out Clarke’s 12-man Team ROTW will be two additional icons to be named separately. The event format will mirror that of a Ryder Cup spectacle for the Northern Irishman, who just last week was named Captain of Europe’s 2016 Ryder Cup squad.

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European Tour Launches New ‘Drama on the World Stage’ Ad Campaign

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 February 2015 19:35 Wednesday, 25 February 2015 19:25

altEveryone has, at some point in their lives, been so captivated by a moment of sport that time stands still and nothing else matters except seeing what happens.

That is precisely the concept behind The European Tour’s latest ad campaign, ‘Drama on the World Stage.’

The ad — shot in super slow motion and to a haunting Mozart soundtrack – features US Open Champion Martin Kaymer hitting a bunker shot to the 18th green of the DP Tour World Championship, Dubai; a shot which literally entrances everyone watching.

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This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 February 2015 22:44 Tuesday, 24 February 2015 22:21

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PGA TOUR

HONDA CLASSIC

Site: Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: PGA National Resort and Spa, The Champion (7,140 yards, par 70).

Purse: $6.1 million. Winner's share: $1,098,000.

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CJGA’s 23rd Season Underway as Pre-Season Opener at Burnaby Mountain Wraps Up

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 February 2015 21:23 Tuesday, 24 February 2015 20:33

altBURNABY, British Columbia — Burnaby Mountain GC welcomed junior golfers from the province over the weekend as the CJGA kicked off the 23rd season in the western province with the CJGA Pre-Season Opener at Burnaby Mountain. With double digit temperatures both days and daffodils blooming under sunny skies the season got off to a great start.

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Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Tom Watson Return to Big Cedar Lodge

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 February 2015 19:48 Tuesday, 24 February 2015 19:36

Big Cedar LodgeRIDGEDALE, Missouri — Tickets to see the greatest legends of golf compete from April 22-26 at the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge are on sale now.

This event is an amazing opportunity to be in the company of more World Golf Hall of Fame members than at any other time in history.

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