Posts Tagged England

Luiten, Stenson reach semis at World Match Play

Sweden's Henrik Stenson plays a tee shot during day four of the World Match Play Championship at The London Club, golf course in Ash southeast England Saturday Oct. 18, 2014. Stenson is playing fellow countryman Jonas Blixt in a quarterfinal match. (AP Photo/Gareth Fuller/PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

ASH, England (AP) — Joost Luiten extended his unbeaten run at the World Match Play Championship by easily defeating Spain’s Pablo Larrazabal 6 and 5 Saturday to move into the semifinals.

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Stenson reaches quarters at World Match Play

ASH, England (AP) — Top-seeded Henrik Stenson defeated Thongchai Jaidee 2 and 1 to reach the quarterfinals undefeated after the opening three rounds of the World Match Play Championship.

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McDowell loses in Match Play, Stenson rallies

Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell plays a shot during day two of the World Match Play Championship at The London Golf Club, golf course in Ash southeast England  Thursday Oct.  16, 2014. (AP Photo/Gareth Fuller/PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

ASH, England (AP) — Defending champion Graeme McDowell’s comeback fell short, while Henrik Stenson rallied from three holes down with success at the World Match Play Championship on Thursday.

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Amid injuries, Wenger plans new signing in January

LONDON (AP) — After eight trophyless seasons, Arsene Wenger finally faced shareholders again with a couple of new pieces of silverware as table decorations. There were applause on Thursday rather the disgruntlement of previous years at the annual general meeting, but Wenger still didn’t escape censure over the team’s inability to sustain a Premier League title challenge.

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McDowell begins World Match Play defense with win

Northern Ireland's  Graeme McDowell plays a tee shot  during day one of the World Match Play Championship at The London Club, in Ash southeast England Wednesday Oct. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Nigel French/PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

ASH, England (AP) — Defending champion Graeme McDowell and Victor Dubuisson began the World Match Play Championship with comfortable wins on Wednesday, three weeks after teaming up as one of Europe’s top pairings in the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.

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