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McIlroy wins big at East Lake

Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy capped a stunning comeback with a birdie at the fourth playoff hole to win the season-ending USPGA Tour Championship on Sunday, along with FedExCup honors and a mind-­boggling $10 million bonus.
Soure:Reuters: 2016/9/26 22:53:39

PGA Tour boss rues lack of expansion

Tim Finchem says he regrets that the PGA Tour has not expanded more globally during his long tenure as commissioner, while at the same time he is confident that golf has cemented its place in the Olympic Games.
Soure:Reuters: 2016/9/21 23:43:39

Rookies not a concern for European Ryder Cup team

Former European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley expects the six rookies in this year's team to draw on their international experience to thrive under pressure in next week's match against the US.
Soure:Reuters: 2016/9/20 23:38:39

Johnson earns PGA Tour card

Fan favorite Andrew "Beef" Johnston will gain more welcome exposure to American galleries next season after he earned his PGA Tour card in Idaho on Sunday.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/9/19 23:53:40

Chun claims 2nd major

South Korea's Chun In-gee claimed her second major title in record style with a final round 69 at the Evian Championship on Sunday.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/9/19 0:38:39

Defending champ retains crown

Defending champion Lee Kyoung-hoon fired a final-round 68 to win the Korea Open title for the second time on Sunday.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/9/11 23:13:39

Lu wins CTBC Ladies Open title after blazing start

Teresa Lu demonstrated why she was the top-ranked player at the CTBC Ladies Open on Saturday as the Chinese-Taipei star came out blazing in the rain-delayed third round to win by two strokes in a tournament that was shortened to 45 holes.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/9/4 8:05:11

Asian Tour has new CEO

American sports marketing executive Josh Burack will take over next month as CEO of the Asian Tour, the regional golf body said Thursday, replacing Mike Kerr, who resigned in December.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/9/2 0:03:44

Pieters gets Ryder Cup nod

Europe's Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke announced England's Lee Westwood, Germany's Martin Kaymer and Thomas Pieters of Belgium as his three wild cards on Tuesday.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/8/30 23:28:40

Reed wins The Barclays

Patrick Reed ended a frustrating run when he survived two late bogeys to clinch a one-stroke victory at The Barclays on Sunday.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/8/29 22:48:40

Chinese women golfers make history, men far behind world class

Two Chinese women golfers made history with their respective feat, while their male counterparts lag far behind world class golfers as the 10-day event, which made its return to the Olympic stage after over a century, concluded in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/8/21 7:45:52

Olympic women's golf welcomes China Day as Lin makes history, Feng moves to 4th

Two Chinese golfers, Lin Xiyu and Feng Shanshan, both shone on Olympic course in women's third round here on Friday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/8/20 7:02:42

China's women golfer Lin makes Olympic history with hole-in-one shot

China's Lin Xiyu, world No. 58, became the first woman golfer to have finished a hole-in-one shot in the Olympic Games here on Friday as the event made its return to the Olympic stage after 116 years.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/8/20 6:40:38

Top hole

China's Lin Xiyu competes in the women's individual stroke play during the Rio Olympic Games on Friday. She fired a hole-in-one on the par-3 eighth hole on Friday, the first in women's Olympic golf history.
Soure:AFP: 2016/8/20 1:08:39

Player wants format overhaul for Olympic golf

South African legend Gary Player believes golf chiefs blundered by opting for a stroke-play format for the sport's return to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Soure:AFP: 2016/8/5 0:14:16

Walker wins first major at PGA Championship

American ­Jimmy Walker broke through for his first major title with a one-shot win over Jason Day in the PGA Championship after playing 36 grueling holes at ­water-logged Baltusrol in Springfield, New Jersey on Sunday.
Soure:Reuters: 2016/8/2 0:36:37

Walker rises to No.15

Jimmy Walker jumped up 33 places in the world golf rankings on Monday thanks to his tense PGA Championship victory over Jason Day.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/8/1 23:18:39

Jaeger fires record 58

Germany's Stephan Jaeger has fired the first 58 recorded in a US ­professional tournament, going 12 under in the first round of a developmental tour event in Hayward, California.
Soure:AFP: 2016/7/30 0:28:00