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Garcia wins Masters

Spain's Sergio Garcia captured his first major golf title on Sunday after 73 failed attempts, making a birdie on the first playoff hole to defeat Justin Rose and win the 81st Masters.
Soure:AFP: 2017/4/10 19:38:39

Golfers' code of honor compromised by viewer input, modern technology

Professional golf values its history and traditions perhaps more than any other sport. Part of this reverence includes the expectation that players not only know the rules, but also that they enforce them - even if doing so hurts their scores.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/4/5 23:38:39

Top golfers blast viewer call-in rule

Viewers calling in rule violations and affecting the outcome of major tournaments would be a thing of the past if players competing at this week's US Masters had their way.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/4/4 22:58:39

More events in E.Asia

The Asian Tour is aiming to hold more tournaments in "golf-crazy" South Korea and Japan after striking a breakthrough deal to return to China, the Asian Tour's CEO Josh Burack told AFP in a telephone interview on Thursday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/3/30 23:48:40

Banging toilet door blamed for Rahm's poor chip shot

Jon Rahm blamed a loud noise, reported as a slamming portable toilet door, for a poor chip shot at the final hole that cost him a chance of forcing extra holes in his final against Dustin Johnson at the WGC-Dell Match Play on Sunday.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/3/27 23:23:40

McIlroy ready for Austin event

Rory McIlroy believes he will carry a psychological edge into his duel with Gary Woodland after being drawn to face the American in the opening round of the World Golf Championship-Dell Match Play tournament on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/3/21 23:38:40

Nordqvist wins 7th title

Anna Nordqvist closed with a four-under 68 at the LPGA Tour's Founders Cup in Phoenix, Arizona on Sunday to hold off a trio of former major champions and earn her first victory of 2017.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/3/20 23:18:39

Tokyo golf club lifts ban on women members

The club scheduled to hold the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games' golf events voted to admit women as full members on Monday, scrapping an all-male policy that had been heavily criticized and put its hosting rights in jeopardy.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/3/20 23:13:39

Kim leads weather-delayed World Golf Ladies Championship

Kim Hae-rym roared to the top of the SGF67 World Ladies Championship with SBS leaderboard when the South Korean finished with a six-under 67 during a weather-delayed second round here on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/3/18 22:48:24

Muirfield votes to allow women members

Muirfield golf club voted Tuesday to admit women members, scrapping the all-male policy that led to the historic Scottish course being stripped of its eligibility to host Britain's Open championship.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/3/14 23:28:39

Hadwin's 1st PGA title

Canadian Adam Hadwin parred the final hole to claim his first victory on the PGA Tour, a one-stroke win over American Patrick Cantlay at the Valspar Championship in Florida on Sunday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/3/13 23:03:40

Chawrasia defends Indian title

SSP Chawrasia clinched his fourth European Tour title on Sunday when he won the Indian Open for the second successive year.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/3/12 23:53:39

Brilliant Park storms to victory with putting master class in Singapore

Former world No.1 Park In-bee wielded a red-hot putter on her way to a ­tournament-record eight-under 64 that catapulted the Korean to a one-shot victory at the HSBC Women's Champions in Singapore on Sunday.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/3/5 23:28:40

Wie leads in Singapore

Michelle Wie reveled in being injury-free for the first time in years as she carded a superb 66 to lead after the first-round of the HSBC Women's Champions on Thursday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/3/3 0:23:39

Japan club gets sharp warning

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Thursday issued a sharp warning to the private club set to host golf at the 2020 Tokyo Games: Admit women or you're out.
Soure:AFP: 2017/3/3 0:18:39

Golf made simpler and faster in new 'fundamental' rule proposals

Golf rulemakers The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews (R&A) and United States Golf Association (USGA) on Wednesday unveiled a radical set of new rule proposals they hope will simplify the game and also speed up play.
Soure:AFP: 2017/3/2 0:03:39

Yang storms to victory

Amy Yang sank a short birdie putt on the 72nd hole to seal a five-stroke victory at the Honda LPGA Thailand in style on Sunday, the Korean claiming the title for a second time with a new tournament record.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/2/26 23:43:39

Ariya grabs lead on home turf

World No.2 Ariya Jutanugarn cruised to a shared lead in the first round of the Honda LPGA in Chonburi, Thailand on Thursday, eying a redemptive victory on her home turf.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/2/23 23:53:40