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This Week In Golf: Dec 5 – 11 2016

Bryson DeChambeau Shows Off Side Saddle Putting Stroke

The 2015 US Amateur champion and ‘Golfing Scientist’ is in Florida this week for the Franklin Templeton Shootout – a doubles event.

Preview: Franklin Templeton Shootout

 

 

2017 Paul Lawrie Match Play Set For Germany

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The 9th green at Bad Griesbach during the Porsche European Open in September

Next year’s Paul Lawrie Match Play tournament on the European Tour will take place in Germany at Bad Greisbach in Bavaria.

Related: Anthony Wall beats Alex Noren to win Paul Lawrie Match Play

The first two stagings of the 64-man knockout tournament have been in Scotland – Murcar in 2015 and Archerfield this year.

 

Lexi Thompson Signs On With Cobra Puma Golf

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Cobra Puma Golf announced today that world #5 Lexi Thompson has signed a long-term extension with the company.

The seven-time LPGA Tour winner, who partnered with Cobra Puma Golf in 2010 immediately after turning professional, was the first golfer to sign with both brands following their merger.

 

Jamie Donaldson Receives PGA Award

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PGA Chief Executive Sandy Jones presents Donaldson with his PGA recognition award

Jamie Donaldson received a PGA Recognition Award for his outstanding contribution to golf at a PGA fundraising lunch in Manchester.

The 41 year old, who has eight pro wins and claimed the winning point for Europe in the 2014 Ryder Cup, was the guest of honour in the annual event at the Midland Hotel which raises money for the PGA Benevolent Fund.