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Three aces in one round for golfer

American amateur golfer Patrick Willis achieved the remarkable feat of making three holes-in-one in one round.

If the average golfer is happy to make one hole-in-one in their life, Patrick Willis may be the happiest golfer in the world.

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Waite falls short of major win as Ko lights it up in final round

Kiwi golfer Grant Waite finished third at the US Senior Open in Sacramento, California.

Palmerston North golfer finishes in a tie for third at US Senior Open.

Smail enjoys best week of the year in Japan

Kiwi golfer David Smail put in a strong showing on the Japan Tour.

New Zealand golfer David Smail has enjoyed his best week on the Japan Golf Tour this season.

Mixed start for Lydia Ko

Lydia Ko takes a big divot on the 18th fairway during round one of the Arkansas Championship.

Indifferent form of NZ golf star Lydia Ko continues as she fires opening round one-under par 70 at Arkansas Championship.

Watson hangs on to lead

CROMWELL, CT - JUNE 26:  Bubba Watson plays his shot from the sixth tee during the second round of the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands on June 26, 2015 in Cromwell, Connecticut.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Bubba Watson shoots three-under-par 67 but some big names fail to make the cut in Connecticut.

Lee makes solid start

Danny Lee is tied for 15th after the first round of the Travelers Championship on the PGA Tour.

Kiwi golfer hits a four-under 66, but it's big-hitting Bubba Watson in the lead in the opening round at Cromwell.

Ko nominated for ESPY award

Lydia Ko's solid form has seen her nominated for an ESPY award.

Kiwi golf star up against the likes of F1 star Lewis Hamilton and footballer Cristiano Ronaldo at glittering American awards ceremony.

Record prize purse on offer at the British Open

Rory McIlroy will pocket £1.15 million (NZ$2.64 million) if he can defend his British Open title at St Andrew's in July, with the overall prize purse up £900,000 (NZ$2.06 million).

This year's British Open winner will collect a record £1.15 million (NZ$2.64 million) in prize money.

Spieth tipped for more major success

World No 2 Jordan Spieth poses with the US Open trophy after his dramatic one-shot win at Chambers Bay.

US Open and US Masters winner rated the 7-1 second favourite by bookmakers William Hill to win next month's British Open, the third major of the year.

Reason: Tiger Woods is even laughing at himself

Tiger Woods, right, was all smiles as he shook hands with playing partner Rickie Fowler despite a shocking two rounds at the US Open, which saw him miss the cut.

Former world No 1 will be asking himself a lot of questions.

Ko backs Kiwi golfing tweens

Priscilla Eujin Kang and Anna Jiheh An receive their Lydia Ko scholarships from New Zealand Golf.

Ten and 11-year-old inaugural scholarship winners to fly to USA to improve their golf by training with Lydia Ko.

Worst missed putts in golf video

UNIVERSITY PLACE, WA - JUNE 21:  Dustin Johnson of the United States watches his missed eagle putt on the 18th green during the final round of the 115th U.S. Open Championship at Chambers Bay on June 21, 2015 in University Place, Washington.  (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Give some golfers an 18-inch putt to win a major and they fall to pieces.

Jordan Spieth clinches US Open crown video

Jordan Spieth kisses the US Open championship trophy after his dramatic one-shot win at Chambers Bay.

American golfer pips compatriot Dustin Johnson to US Open title after dramatic final round at Chambers Bay.

Poulter slams 'disgraceful' US Open greens

English golfer Ian Poulter wasn't impressed with the state of the US Open greens at Chambers Bay.

British golfer gives the US Open organisers an almighty serve for the "disgraceful" state of the tournament's greens.

Day defies vertigo to lead US Open

Jason Day hits his tee shot on the first hole in the third round US Open.

Jason Day defies struggles with vertigo to surge to a share of the lead in the third round of the US Open.

Tiger's golfing decline bewildering

Tiger Woods' golfing decline was never more evident than at the latest US Open at Chambers Bay.

Tiger Woods' dramatic tumble from the top is unprecedented in the world of elite sport.

McIlroy shoots 70 at US Open

US golfer Jordan Spieth hits his tee shot on the fifth hole during the third round of the US Open Championship at Chambers Bay.

Rory McIlroy shot an even-par 70 during the third round of golf's US Open, leaving him nine shots off the lead.

Johnson and US Open layout major match

Dustin Johnson watches his tee shot on the 11th during the second round of the US Open at Chambers Bay.

Big-hitting American has muscled his way into contention at this week's US Open at links-style Chambers Bay course.

Spieth, Reed share lead at US Open

Masters champion Jordan Spieth plays his way onto the sixth green at the US Open at Chambers Bay.

Masters champion Jordan Spieth stayed on track for a rare double at the year's first two majors as he grabbed a share of the lead after a dramatic second round.

Aussie golfer Day collapses at US Open gallery

Australian golfer Jason Day is tended to by caddie Colin Swatton after falling due to dizziness during the second round of the US Open at Chambers Bay.

Concern for Australian golfer Jason Day as he collapsed on final hole of his second round at US Open with a bout of vertigo.

Kiwi golfer Danny Lee shoots four-over 74

New Zealand No 1 Danny Lee hits out of one of the many bunkers at Chambers Bay during the second round of the US Open.

NZ golfer Danny Lee misses cut by wide margin at US Open, despite an improved second round on an extremely challenging layout.

Jordan Spieth surges up leaderboard at US Open

Jordan Spieth, the big mover early in the second round at the US Open, tees off on the 16th hole at Chambers Bay.

Masters champion Jordan Spieth birdied four of his first eight holes to briefly surge one ahead in the US Open second round.

Train noise just another obstacle at Chambers Bay

Rory McIlroy waits to putt on the 16th green as a freight train passes behind during the first round of the 115th US Open.

The number is around 60, give or take, with a rumble that is part of the soundtrack to an already unique US Open.

Tiger feline bad

Tiger Woods: Nightmare first round at US Open.

An awful day for toothless former No 1 at the US Open

Horror start for Danny Lee at US Open

New Zealand pro golfer Danny Lee has had a poor start to his US Open campaign.

Kiwi golfer Danny Lee struggles in opening round of US Open, and so does Tiger Woods.

Johnson, Stenson in lead

American left-hander Phil Mickelson began his US Open campaign with a three-under 32 front nine.

Five-under par 65 the lead score early at the US Open as pair surpass early Phil Mickelson pace.

When Cambo was on top gallery video

New Zealand's Michael Campbell soaks it in as he walks up the 18th fairway just before winning the 105th US Open at Pinehurst in North Carolina in 2005.

Ten years to the day - a rare moment in NZ sport which made us stop, watch, and etch a lasting memory.

Rose 'doing all the right things'

Justin Rose plays a practice shot in a US Open warm-up round at Chambers Bay.

2013 US Open winner believes he can do it again targeting patience at Chambers Bay as key to victory.

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