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Golf-McGinley happy to give youth a chance at Ryder Cup (Reuters)

LONDON, Aug 28 (Reuters) – European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has said he will not be afraid to blood inexperienced youngsters in his team for next year’s contest. The Irishman, a five-times Ryder Cup winner as player and vice-captain, will have three wildcard picks for his 12-man team, with several Ryder Cup rookies among Europe’s form players. Italy’s Matteo Manassero, Sweden’s Jonas Blixt and Denmark’s Thorbjorn Olesen are all ranked in the world’s top 50 and will be pushing for inclusion while Scotland’s Martin Laird and England’s Chris Wood have tour wins in 2013. …

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Stenson and Blixt hope for Swede ending to PGA (Reuters)

Sweden's Henrik Stenson watches his shot on the seventh tee during the third round of the 2013 PGA Championship golf tournament at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York August 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes

By Steve Keating ROCHESTER, New York (Reuters) – Two years ago, his game at a low ebb, Henrik Stenson was back home in Sweden playing for his club championship – and lost. On Sunday, he will be at the PGA Championship, playing for a place in his country’s sporting history when he sets out to become the first Swedish man to win one of golf’s four majors. From ABBA to IKEA to Annika Sorenstam; across entertainment, business and sport Sweden has produced all manner of winners. …

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Golf-British Open final-round leaderboard (Reuters)

GULLANE, Scotland, July 21 (Reuters) – Final-roundleaderboard from the 142nd British Open at Muirfield on Sunday. Par Holes L.Westwood (Britain) – 3 1 H.Stenson (Sweden) – 1 3 H.Mahan (U.S.) – 1 1 T.Woods (U.S.) level 1 (Compiled by Ed Osmond)

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