Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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Home favourite Joost Luiten is keen to make up for lost time when he tees it up at the 100th edition of the KLM Open in Amsterdam.
Dutchman Joost Luiten captured his sixth European Tour title when he edged out England's Chris Wood by two shots at the inaugural Oman Open.
Dutchman Joost Luiten pushed host Sergio Garcia into the shade at the Valderrama Masters when a stunning albatross allowed him to open a lead.
Joost Luiten of the Netherlands made the first hole-in-one at a PGA Championship since 2013 with a one-bounce ace at the par-3 fourth hole.
Scott Hend, YE Yang and Joost Luiten were in a three-way tie after the first round of the European PGA Championship.
Joost Luiten has remained the only unbeaten player at the Volvo World Match Play Championship, beating a hapless Pablo Larrazabal.
Joost Luiten has won the Wales Open as he overcame a nervous finish to edge Tommy Fleetwood and Shane Lowry.
Joost Luiten leads after the first round of the Wales Open as some players honed their game in the buildup to the Ryder Cup.
The Netherland's Joost Luiten hopes to carry his impressive form at the start of the Race to Dubai season into his Oman Open title defence.
Matthew Southgate, Joost Luiten and Julien Guerrier all share a one-shot lead as the NBO Oman Open heads into the final round on Sunday.
Joost Luiten of the Netherlands and George Coetzee of South Africa took a share of the lead in the first round of the Portugal Masters.
Local favourite Joost Luiten lived to his billing as the home hero with a record-equalling final round 63 to clinch the Dutch Open.
Mikko Ilonen has defeated Henrik Stenson in the final of the Volvo World Match Play championship for his biggest career win.
Henrik Stenson has produced an inspired burst of scoring to earn his first victory at this week's World Match Play Championship.
Dutchman Joost Luiten will take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the European Tour's Wales Open.
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