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McIlroy victor in Shanghai

Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy hit a towering approach shot to set up a birdie at the first extra hole and win the WGC-HSBC Champions in a playoff with American Xander Schauffele in Shanghai on Sunday.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/11/3 20:08:39

Local favorite Li earns one-shot lead

A last-minute switch back to some old clubs helped China's own Li Haotong find his groove and take the solo first-round lead in the WGC-HSBC Championships in Shanghai on Thursday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/31 20:18:40

'Motivated' McIlroy heads to Shanghai

World No.2 Rory McIlroy said his strongest season in years has motivated him to recapture golf's top ranking, as he leads a field packed with Major winners into this week's WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/30 19:45:37

Tiger ties record with 82nd PGA Tour victory

Tiger Woods made golf history Monday when he won the Zozo Championship in Japan for his 82nd US PGA Tour victory – equalling Sam Snead's 54-year-old record and adding to his long list of achievements.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/28 20:43:42

Tiger on brink of record win as play suspended

Tiger Woods led Hideki Matsuyama by three strokes with seven holes to play to stand on the verge of golfing history when the final round of the weather-delayed Zozo Championship in Japan was suspended due to bad light Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/27 20:38:40

Koepka 'wasn't wrong,' says McIlroy

Rory McIlroy says things are "all good" with Brooks Koepka - but the Northern Irishman doesn't need a reminder that he hasn't won a major in five years.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/24 20:38:40

Tiger roars back after horror start in Japan

Tiger Woods got off to a horrific start before roaring back with nine birdies in 15 holes to share the inaugural Zozo Championship lead in Japan on Thursday as Rory McIlroy struggled.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/24 20:08:40

Golf gambling to be rolled out 'next year'

The US PGA Tour is ready to roll the dice and unveil gambling at tournaments "from next year" to tap into new audiences, Commissioner Jay Monahan has revealed.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/24 17:08:40

Woods, McIlroy major draws in Japan

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy are the major attractions in a world-class lineup as the US PGA Tour breaks new ground with its first tournament in Japan this week.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/23 21:08:40

Woods ready for action

Tiger Woods on Monday declared himself "right on schedule" after recent knee surgery as he prepares to return to competition at this week's Zozo Championship following two months on the sidelines.
Soure:Agencies: 2019/10/21 17:33:39

Thomas adds to incredible Asia record

Justin Thomas loves playing in Asia, as on Sunday he took his record on the continent to a remarkable four victories in nine starts when he won the CJ Cup for the second time in three years.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/20 22:13:41

Kang caps birthday with Shanghai win

Danielle Kang capped her 27th birthday with a nail-biting one-stroke win at the Buick LPGA Shanghai on Sunday, fending off fellow American Jessica Korda for her second victory at the tournament.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/20 22:03:40

Koepka leads the big guns

The US PGA Tour kicks off its new-look Asian Swing in South Korea on Thursday with the world's top golfers lured by megabucks in three tournaments with no cuts.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/16 19:43:40

Mixed-gender event to be held in 2020

The first European Tour golf tournament featuring men and women competing against each other on the same course for the same prize will take place in Sweden next year, organizers announced on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/14 20:48:41

Emotional Knight posts first LPGA title on native Texas soil

Texan Cheyenne Knight captured her first US LPGA Tour title in her native Lone Star State on Sunday, firing a 66 for a two-shot win in the Volunteers of America Classic.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/7 20:38:39

Australia's Green surges to LPGA Portland win

Australia's Hannah Green added the LPGA Portland Classic crown to her Women's PGA Championship title Sunday, outdueling US teenager Yealimi Noh down the stretch on the way to a one-shot victory.
Soure:AFP: 2019/9/2 18:38:40

Unheralded Noh seizes lead

US teenager Yealimi Noh fired eight birdies in an eight-under-par 64 on Saturday to take a three-shot lead over Hannah Green after three rounds of the LPGA Portland Classic.
Soure:AFP: 2019/9/1 19:18:40

McIlroy no fan of compacted schedule

Rory McIlroy is not a fan of golf's new compacted major schedule and fears it might make the sport irrelevant to fans for much of the year, the world number two said on Wednesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/8/29 20:33:41