• Jordan Spieth a prankster, says Justin Thomas
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    Jordan Spieth a prankster, says Justin Thomas

    Thomas: "Yeah, I kind of learned the hard way to stop doing anything to him because like he said he gets a little..." Thomas: "Yeah, a little aggressive. He moved my car in a parking lot to a couple of lots over during a pro-am and I couldn't get hold of him and I couldn't get anywhere so that wasn't very fun." 'Act our age' They have competed against each other since they were 13 years old, but Spieth made his major breakthrough first, winning both the Masters and the US Open in 2015 on the way to becoming world No.1. This season he clinched a third major title with victory at the Open in July, but Thomas followed that a month later with his first major win at the US PGA Championship. He added

  • Tiger updates recovery progress: 'Starting to hit the ball a little further'
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    Tiger updates recovery progress: 'Starting to hit the ball a little further'

    Last month, Tiger Woods posted a video of his first golf swings since undergoing back surgery in April, and on Friday, he provided another update on his comeback via his website. The 14-time major champion stated he's not hitting full shots yet, and has no timeline to return to competitive golf, but is increasing the length of his shots in the meantime, while still working on his short game at his home in Jupiter, Fla. "I'm starting to hit the ball a little further - 60-yard shots," wrote Woods. "I have not taken a full swing since my back fusion surgery last April, but continue to chip and putt every day. I have my six-month back X-rays coming up. Once my surgeon takes a look, he’ll give me

  • Solheim Cup captaincy 'dream come true' for Matthew
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    Solheim Cup captaincy 'dream come true' for Matthew

    Scottish veteran Catriona Matthew said it was a "dream come true" being named captain of the Europe team for the 2019 Solheim Cup which will be held on the renowned Gleneagles course in Scotland. The 48-year-old, who was Europe's standout player in their recent Solheim Cup 16 1/2-11 1/2 whipping by the United States, contributing three of their points, says the biennial event has a unique atmosphere. "It's a great honour and a dream come true to be the captain at home in Scotland," Matthew told the Ladies European Tour website.