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Li Haotong makes history for China at the Open Championships

Li Haotong made history for Chinese golf as he finished third at the Open Championships at Royal Birkdale on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/7/24 9:10:21

Poor finish costs Kuchar

Overnight joint leader Matt Kuchar dropped two shots in his last three holes as he fell back to four under par at the end of his second round at the British Open on Friday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/7/21 23:18:39

Poulter rolls back the years to ignite home challenge

Ian Poulter ignited the home challenge at the British Open on Thursday with a near faultless three-under-par 67, stirring memories of his near-miss when the tournament was last staged at Royal Birkdale nine years ago.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/7/21 0:23:39

Rose looks to recreate magic of 1998

After Justin Rose finished fourth in the British Open at Royal Birkdale as a 17-year-old amateur in 1998, it seemed inevitable that he would soon go on to win the Claret Jug.
Soure:AFP: 2017/7/19 0:03:20

South Korea’s Park wins US Women’s Open

South Korea’s Park Sung-hyun won her first major golf title on Sunday, firing her second consecutive five-under-par 67 to capture the US Women’s Open as US President Donald Trump watched.
Soure:AFP: 2017/7/17 23:48:39

Feng leads after Round 1 at US Open

China's Feng Shanshan remained atop the leader board on Friday morning after the conclusion of the storm-interrupted opening round of the US Women's Open.
Soure:AFP: 2017/7/15 0:33:40

Spieth to defend title

Jordan Spieth will make his fourth successive trip to the Australian Open in November to defend his title, organizers said Wednesday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/7/13 0:13:40

Rahm moves to eighth

Spaniard Jon Rahm moved to a career-high world ranking of eighth on Monday, after claiming his maiden European Tour victory at the Irish Open. The 22-year-old, who only turned pro after last year's US Open, fired a seven-under-par final round of 65 to win by six shots.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/7/10 23:58:40

Thai teen breaks record for youngest professional win

A Thai teenager became the youngest known winner of a professional golf tournament on Sunday, overcoming huge pressure to secure a two-shot victory at the Ladies European Thailand Championship in Pattaya.
Soure:AFP: 2017/7/9 23:38:39

McIlroy misses cut at Irish Open

Rory McIlroy's British Open preparations were in disarray Friday after the former world No.1 missed the cut at the Irish Open.
Soure:AFP: 2017/7/8 0:18:39

Fleetwood prepares for homecoming at British Open

Tommy Fleetwood's ­dramatic win at the French Open pushed his world ranking to a career-high 15 on Monday, as the 26-year-old looked forward to being thrust center stage in England's sporting summer.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/7/4 0:03:39

New No.1 seeks back-to-back major wins at Women’s PGA

New world No.1 Ryu So-yeon of South Korea hopes to celebrate her achievement by winning her second consecutive major title at the Women’s PGA Championship that begins Thursday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/30 0:08:39

Tiger faces ‘tough’ road back

Jack Nicklaus says Tiger Woods will have a very difficult time making a comeback to competitive golf as he deals with physical injury issues and undergoes treatment for managing medications.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/28 0:08:39

Spieth wins 10th PGA title

Jordan Spieth holed a bunker shot to win the Travelers Championship in a playoff on Sunday and become the second-youngest player in the modern era behind Tiger Woods to post 10 PGA Tour victories.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/6/26 23:13:39

Big guns seek to get back on track

Rory McIlroy will be making just his third start since the Masters as the Northern Irishman tries to kick-start his game this week at the PGA Tour's Travelers Championship.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/22 23:38:40

NZ Open’s co-organizer

The Asian Tour and PGA Tour of Australasia have agreed to co-sanction the New Zealand Open in 2018 and 2019, officials said Tuesday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/6/20 23:23:40

Koepka rises into top 10

US Open champion Brooks Koepka moved into the top 10 of the world rankings for the first time on Monday after his victory at Erin Hills.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/6/20 0:38:40

Major change as Koepka wins US Open

The winds of change were blowing at the US Open on Sunday as Brooks Koepka sailed to a four-stroke victory at Erin Hills, making it the seventh consecutive major that has crowned a first-time winner.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/6/20 0:23:39