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Sharma holds nerve to claim maiden tour win

India's Shubhankar Sharma claimed a maiden European Tour title at the rain-hit Joburg Open on Monday when he returned to the course to card a ­final-round 69 to secure a three-shot victory at the Randpark Golf Club.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/12/11 22:48:40

Oosthuizen forced out of event after freak injury

Local favorite Louis Oosthuizen has pulled out of the Johannesburg Open starting Thursday after a freak accident that will go down as one of sport's more unusual injuries.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/12/6 22:48:40

Melbourne to host 2018 World Cup of Golf

Melbourne will host the World Cup of Golf for the third consecutive time with the 59th edition of the event to be held at the Metropolitan Golf Club from November 21 to 25 in 2018, tournament organizers said Tuesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/12/5 23:37:15

Smiling Woods ties for ninth in Bahamas

Tiger Woods proved he could be competitive again after playing some of the best golf of his comeback with a final-round four-under 68 to tie for ninth at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas on Sunday.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/12/4 23:03:41

Smith wins Australian PGA

Cameron Smith claimed the Australian PGA Championship when he beat fellow Australian Jordan Zunic on the second playoff hole on Queensland's Gold Coast on Sunday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/12/3 22:38:40

Leishman storms to Australian PGA lead

In-form Australian Marc Leishman fired seven-under-par 67 to storm to a share of the lead of the Australian PGA on the Gold Coast on Friday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/12/1 22:03:39

Woods makes return to golf

Tiger Woods will once again steal the spotlight at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas on Thursday, despite the elite field containing eight of the world's top-10 golfers, as he embarks on what could be his final shot at a comeback.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/11/30 22:18:19

Spieth positive despite putting woes

Jordan Spieth will depart Australia after his fourth successive November visit without the Stonehaven Cup but positive about his game after ending a seven-week layoff.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/11/26 23:38:39

China 'back in bed' with golf tours: official

China has jumped "back in bed" with international golf federations in a bid to help the country's players flourish, according to the CEO of Asia's leading tour.
Soure:AFP: 2017/11/24 22:03:39

Jason Day urges Tiger Woods to go easy

Jason Day assured Tiger Woods on Wednesday that he's under "no pressure" ahead of his long-awaited comeback at an exclusive invitational tournament next week.
Soure:AFP: 2017/11/22 22:48:39

Rose to play in Jakarta

World No.6 Justin Rose will compete in the final event of this year's Asian Tour at the Indonesian Masters in December, the tournament organizers said Tuesday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/11/21 22:48:39

Koepka takes Japan title

US Open champion Brooks Koepka stormed to victory at the Japan Tour's Dunlop Phoenix Tournament on Sunday, finishing with an eagle flourish to retain the title by nine shots after a final- round four-under-par 67.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/11/19 22:58:40

Fleetwood edges Rose

Tommy Fleetwood won the European Tour Order of Merit after a tense battle with Justin Rose that was decided only on the 72nd green of the DP World Tour Championship, the final event of the season.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/11/19 22:58:39

Kizzire wins in Mexico

Patton Kizzire held on to win the OHL Classic at Mayakoba on Sunday, relegating fellow American Rickie Fowler to another runner-up finish on the PGA Tour.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/11/13 23:33:40

Feng projected to take top ranking

China's Feng Shanshan is projected to take over the women's world No.1 ranking after she completed back-to-back victories with a one-stroke win at the Blue Bay LPGA in South China's Hainan Province on Saturday.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/11/12 22:33:39

Buhai leads in Hainan

South Africa's Ashleigh Buhai coped admirably with swirling winds to battle her way to a one-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Blue Bay LPGA in South China's Hainan Province on Thursday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/11/9 23:23:40

China's Feng defends title in Japan with two-stroke victory

China's Shanshan Feng defended an LPGA title for the first time when she secured a two-shot victory at the TOTO Japan Classic in Omitama on Sunday.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/11/5 22:18:39

Tiger Woods announces return to action in November

Tiger Woods will make his latest return from long-term injury at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas in November, the former world No.1 confirmed Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/31 22:53:39