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Matsuyama flies flag for Asia at WGC

South Korea's Yang Yong-eun may have won a major, but no Asian has ever claimed a World Golf Championship (WGC), something that Japan's 24-year-old sensation Hideki Matsuyama could put right on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2016/10/29 0:48:40

Li has big guns in sights

Chinese golf sensation Li Haotong flirted with a seismic shock in Shanghai a year ago, after going into the final round of "Asia's Major" just two shots off the lead.
Soure:AFP: 2016/10/26 22:53:39

PGA Tour expands Asian leg

Asia will host three consecutive US PGA Tour events starting from next year, after the announcement Monday of a new, permanent South Korean stop on the association's global tour schedule.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/10/25 0:23:44

Lee wins LPGA Blue Bay

Australia's Minjee Lee held on in a dramatic finish to clinch her third career win on the LPGA Tour after securing a one-stroke victory at the LPGA Blue Bay on Hainan Island on Sunday. Lee carded a final-round two-under-par 70 for a tournament total of 13-under, one better than American Jessica Korda (71)and two strokes ahead of world No.2 Ariya Jutanugarn (70).
Soure:Agencies: 2016/10/23 23:13:39

Thomas unsatisfied despite lead in Malaysia

Justin Thomas was ho-hum over a bogey-free 66 on Friday, but that was hardly surprising for a defending champion who continued his mastery of the CIMB Classic to stay on top after 36 holes.
Soure:AFP: 2016/10/21 23:43:39

Mission Hills World Celebrity Pro-Am tees off in South China

The Mission Hills World Celebrity Pro-Am 2016 golf event kicks off Friday at Misson Hills, Haikou, capital of south China's Hainan procince.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/10/21 16:02:46

Aussie Lee in front at Blue Bay

Australia's Minjee Lee birdied four of the last five holes to take a two-stroke lead at the end of the first round at the $2,100,000 Blue Bay LPGA in South China's Hainan Province on Thursday.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/10/20 23:48:40

Steele wins Safeway Open

Brendan Steele erased the bitter memory of last year's final-round failure, finishing with three straight birdies on Sunday to win the rain-soaked US PGA Tour Safeway Open.
Soure:AFP: 2016/10/17 23:28:39

Ciganda survives meltdown in S.Korea

Carlota Ciganda survived a late-round meltdown to beat an equally error-prone Alison Lee in a playoff at the $2 million Korea LPGA Championship on Sunday. Spaniard Ciganda, a three-time winner on the Ladies ­European Tour and Order of Merit champion in 2012, squandered a four-shot lead with five holes to play but found herself in a playoff after Lee failed to par the last.
Soure:Reuters: 2016/10/16 23:28:40

Poulter apologizes for snub

Ian Poulter, tournament host for the British Masters on his home course at Woburn in 2015, has apologized for electing to miss this year's edition.
Soure:Reuters: 2016/10/15 0:38:39

Willett out of British Masters

US Masters champion Danny Willett was forced to pull out of the British Masters on Thursday because of a bad back, organizers said.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/10/13 23:33:40

Xiamen Open golfers donate 10 percent prize to typhoon victims

The China LPGA Tour swung back into action Thursday with the Xiamen Open International, a co-sponsored event with the Ladies European Tour, kicking off.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/10/13 15:58:57

Westwood eyes captaincy

Lee Westwood has set his sights on being appointed European captain for the 2020 Ryder Cup despite his poor showing in his team's recent ­defeat against the US. Westwood failed to score a point in three matches at Hazeltine in the most disappointing of his 10 Ryder Cup appearances.
Soure:AFP: 2016/10/12 23:43:39

'Not ready' Tiger postpones comeback

Tiger Woods rocked the golf world on Monday after ­abruptly canceling his long-awaited comeback, raising fresh questions about his ability to return to the highest levels of the sport he once ruled.
Soure:AFP: 2016/10/11 23:53:39

Snedeker claims first Euro title in Fiji

Winning the Fiji International brought back happy memories for American Brandt Snedeker as he cruised to an emphatic nine-shot victory at the ­Natadola Bay Golf Course on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2016/10/9 23:18:40

Thai Poom takes lead

Young Thai golfer Poom Saksansin fired a flawless seven-under-par 65 to seize the third-round lead at the BNI Indonesian Masters on Saturday.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/10/8 23:18:39

Jutanugarn takes lead

Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn birdied her way through the first round of the Reignwood LPGA Classic in Beijing on Thursday, carding 10 of them for a one-shot lead ahead of Canadian Brooke Henderson.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/9/29 23:13:39

Watson a vice captain

Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson will get to be part of the US Ryder Cup team after all, even though the seventh-ranked star was not selected as a captain's pick.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/9/27 22:28:40