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Martin Smith Column: Why Danny Willett’s break from golf could yetprove to be a Smart move

You can see it in his eyes.

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Danny Willett with former caddy Jonathan Smart

Danny Willett admits need for rest after Players Championship exit

Danny Willett admitted his body and mind need a rest after his disappointing season continued with a withdrawal from the prestigious Players Championship due to a back injury.

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Danny Willett cannot hide his frustration during his second round at The Masters

The Masters: Danny Willett suffers an Augusta nightmare... but he and Matt Fitzpatrick will both be back at the top end

He probably would liked to have been anywhere else but there comes certain duties when you are reigning Masters champion.

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Danny Willett cannot hide his frustration during his second round at The Masters

WATCH: Danny Willett makes horror start to second round of his defence of The Masters

Defending champion Danny Willett was left praying for some help from the "golfing gods" after suffering more misery on the opening hole at Augusta National in the 81st Masters.
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Danny Willett

Sheffield's Danny Willett left trailing in Charley Hoffman's wake

Defending champion Danny Willett and Rory McIlroy both produced battling performances on a highly eventful first day of the Masters, but still found themselves well adrift of inspired leader Charley Hoffman.

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Matt Fitzpatrick at the 2017 Masters

The Masters: Matt Fitzpatrick’s disappointment at end to strong opening round

Matt Fitzpatrick struggled to hide his disappointment after missing a potential opportunity to lead The Masters overnight in Augusta.

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Danny Willett

The Masters: Happy memories won’t be enough for defending champion Danny Willett

Danny Willett is delighted to be back at Augusta National but knows it will take more than the boost of happy memories for him to repeat his Masters triumph.

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Matt Fitzpatrick

The Masters: Matt Fitzpatrick convinced his game can conquer Augusta

Matt Fitzpatrick insists his golf game is suited to Augusta National as he sets his sights on better his seventh placed finish at last year’s Masters.

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VIDEO: Danny Willett - A Master’s burden

Winning The Masters could yet prove to be both the greatest high and the biggest curse in the career of Danny Willett.

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Sheffield's finest in action

Sheffield's Matt Fitzpatrick prospers while McIlroy and Stenson struggle at Bay Hill

Sheffield's Matt Fitzpatrick claimed a share of the lead in the Arnold Palmer Invitational as pre-tournament favourites Rory McIlroy and Henrik Stenson struggled to make an impression.

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Danny Willett

Illness forces Danny Willett out of Arnold Palmer Invitational

Danny Willett has withdrawn from the Arnold Palmer Invitational, just three weeks before the defence of his Masters title at Augusta National.

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Danny Willett at the Maybank Championship in Malaysia

Maybank Championship: Danny Willett blows three shot lead to finish fifth in Malaysia

Danny Willett threw away a three shot lead on a disappointing final day at the Maybank Championship in Malaysia.

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Matt Fitzpatrick

Sheffield golfer Matt Fitzpatrick finishes an impressive fifth in Dubai Classic

Sheffield’s Matt Fitzpatrick finished fifth equal in the Omega Dubai Desert Classic, trailing winner Sergio Garcia of Spain by seven shots.

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Danny Willett

Dubai latest: Sergio Garcia leads, Danny Willett makes cut

Sergio Garcia holds a three-shot lead after the second round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic was completed this morning, while Sheffield's Danny Willett narrowly made the cut.

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Danny Willett and Matt Fitzpatrick were without playing partner Tiger Woods at the Dubai Desert Classic

Dubai Desert Classic: Fitzpatrick’s disappointment at Tiger Woods withdrawal

Matt Fitzpatrick admits to feeling bitterly disappointed at being denied the chance to play alongside his hero Tiger Woods for the second successive round at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.

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Danny Willett at the Dubai Desert Classic alongside playing partner Tiger Woods

Dubai Desert Classic: Matt Fitzpatrick in fine position after round one

Danny Willett made a steady if unspectacular start to the defence of his Omega Dubai Desert Classic at the Emirates Golf Club.

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Danny Willett is interviewed by Gary Lineker during the BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Danny Willett and Jamie Vardy miss out at Sports Personality of the Year

Danny Willett and Jamie Vardy both missed out on the big prize at the BBC Sport Personality of the Year last night.

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Danny Willett, the 2016 Masters champion

Danny Willett on a ‘bonkers’ 2016 - becoming a father, a Master and his pride in BBC Sports Personality of the Year nomination

This was an interview that could have started and ended with the very first sentence, in reply to the very first question, put to Sheffield hero Danny Willett.

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Revitalised Danny Willett reaping the benefits of a rest

Danny Willett believes taking a real break from golf has revitalised both his health and his game.

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Matt Fitzpatrick holds the trophy after he won the final round of the DP World Tour Championship at the Jumeirah Golf Estates  (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

Golf: Sheffield’s Matt Fitzpatrick hails ‘really special’ record-breaking victory

Two years to the day after gaining his European Tour card, Matt Fitzpatrick won the DP World Tour Championship in dramatic fashion as Open champion Henrik Stenson clinched the Race to Dubai title.

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