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Brits still misfiring in run-up to Masters

Britain’s best hope Justin Rose is slipping down the world rankings, now in tenth positon, having missed the cut at the Valspar Championship he has now missed three of the last four cuts, he has not troubled the top of any of the leaderboards all season.

In a year he will be looking to win a major again, after such a strong season last time out, this is not ideal preparation for the masters which is just three weeks away now, a tournament in which he can really move up the world rankings and cement his place at Rio next year for Team GB.

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Brits fail to challenge the top players in Miami

In the first World Golf Championship of the year, Britain’s players did not fill us with hope for when they are put against the rest of the world in next year’s Olympic games.

With each of the world’s top 50 players in action at the Cadillac Championship, the best British players were tied 12th in Lee Westwood and, Race to Dubai leader, Danny Willett, which does not bode well for Rio next summer.

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An Englishman in contention again in South Africa

In the European tour this week, Matt Ford went into the last day two shots behind the leader, leading the way for the British players at East London GC, South Africa.

Ford makes it three Englishmen in three weeks to be in the last group on the last day.

He could not have expected what happened on the last day thought, with South African Trevor Fisher Jnr hitting at round of eight-under-par under pressure from the rest of the field, which hosted a whole number of Brits this week.

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