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Sport This week's winners and losers from the golf world

10:05  06 november  2017
10:05  06 november  2017 Source:   thescore.com

Matsuyama defends title at 'Asia's Major'

  Matsuyama defends title at 'Asia's Major' Hideki Matsuyama was the best player on the PGA Tour for much of last season, winning three times and leading the FedExCup standings heading into the playoffs before fading after playing close to 30 events around the world. Matsuyama is back where he started his 2016-17 run, defending his title this week in World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions at Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai."Sheshan has some very special memories for me," said Matsuyama, who became the first player from Japan to capture a World Golf Championships event and added the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational to his dossier in August.

"I'm really happy with the way the week went - super stoked to get my first win on the European Tour. I think it' s been a long time coming and I am glad to be inside the winner ' s circle," Frittelli told europeantour.com after the round. Olympic golf .

In another entertaining week on the links, Justin Thomas held off buddy Jordan Spieth for the Dell Technologies Championship, a Houston native won big on the LPGA Tour, and an ordinary pitch shot created a lot of buzz. Here are this week ' s winners and losers from the world of golf .

a man holding a tennis racket© Action Images / Paul Childs Livepic There were plenty of big moments in the golf world this week. The PGA of America made a massive move, the Olympic champion went back-to-back on the European Tour, while a former No. 1 began the week with some good news.

Here are this week's winners and losers.

Winners:

Big Cat is back

Tiger Woods made it official Monday, announcing he'll return to competition at the Hero World Challenge in late November. It'll mark Woods' first tournament start in 300 days.

Justin Rose

The last two weeks have been pretty good for Rose, who ended a lengthy winless drought last week in China. The Englishman won his second straight event Sunday at the Turkish Airlines Open, birdieing the 69th and 70th holes of the tournament, then holed a 10-foot birdie putt at the last to win by one stroke. Rose climbed to No. 2 in the Race to Dubai, and is 32-under par over his last eights rounds.

Young players savor opportunity at Sanderson Farms

  Young players savor opportunity at Sanderson Farms The Sanderson Farms Championship has earned a reputation as a golden opportunity for the PGA Tour's young players.Tyler Duncan is among a large group of rookies who hope to contend this week at the Country Club of Jackson. The 28-year-old Duncan was in contention at the Safeway Open in Napa, California, earlier this month before shooting a 3-over 75 in the final round to finish fifth.

Who joined Mr. Moore as a winner this week ? Why was Sergio Garcia a loser in a week in which he had a top-five finish? At 50 years old, now I can start my world travels, I guess," Love said, per Rex Hoggard of Golf Channel.

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Country music star Jake Owen awarded sponsor's exemption into Web.com tour event .
The Web.com tour has another celebrity joining its ranks — this time from the world of country music. The Nashville Golf Open Benefitting the Snedeker Foundation announced Monday that Jake Owen will compete in the 2018 event, which is held at Nashville Golf & Athletic Club the week of May 21-27. Owen will maintain his amateur status in the event and will compete on an unrestricted sponsor exemption. The country The Nashville Golf Open Benefitting the Snedeker Foundation announced Monday that Jake Owen will compete in the 2018 event, which is held at Nashville Golf & Athletic Club the week of May 21-27.

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