Jermain Defoe scored Sunderland’s winner against Crystal Palace. Photograph: Reuters
The Morning Sports Briefing
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  • November 24, 2015, 08:32

(...) his career, which as well as the four Majors will include the Olympics and the Ryder Cup. Looking back(...)

Rory McIlroy launches his ball into the crowd after holing his winning putt on the 18th green during the final round of the DP World Tour Championship. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

(...) managed to achieve: “Obviously I wanted to win Majors. I wanted to improve in certain areas of my game(...)

Rory McIlroy ended a disrupted season with victory in the Race to Dubai. Photograph: Getty

(...) wanted to win majors. I wanted to improve in certain areas of my game and didn’t quite do that, but these(...)

Victory in the Tour Championship secured Rory McIlroy the order of merit. Photograph: Getty
The Morning Sports Briefing
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  • November 23, 2015, 08:31

Spieth and Jason Day picked up three of the year’s Majors between them and in the process leapfrogged him(...)

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic celebrates with the trophy after winning the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals against Switzerland’s Roger Federer. Photograph: Alex Morton/Reuters

(...) suggests but Djokovic finished the stronger. At 28, he is seven majors and six years behind the 17-slam, 34(...)

Paul Casey will miss next year’s Ryder Cup as he will concentrate on playing on the PGA Tour. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Majors and WGC events. And on Saturday it was announced that next year’s French Open would count as two(...)

Justin Rose fancies his chances of victory in  2015 DP World Tour Championship in Dubai, UAE. The tournament is  the final event in golf’s “Race to  Dubai”. Photograph:  David Cannon/Getty Images

(...) majors. “Jack Nicklaus has always said that his bad was better than everybody else’s bad, and he was able(...)

Michael O’Leary: I was the one who was slow to move. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

(...) three big US majors - and are fighting the three big Gulf carriers, trying to keep them out.” However(...)

Tommy Breen: says it it a “natural evolution” for DCC to seek acquisitions outside Europe.   Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

(...) with various oil majors, DCC “absolutely” would be able to pursue it. When asked if it was prepared to(...)

 Phil Mickelson with Butch Harmon: ““I see nothing wrong with him seeking advice from another source. We’re great friends and always will be,”  said Harmon. Photo: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty

(...) eight-year partnership that brought two Majors among 12 PGA Tour victories to the golfer. Mickelson, 45(...)