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Unheralded Noh seizes lead

US teenager Yealimi Noh fired eight birdies in an eight-under-par 64 on Saturday to take a three-shot lead over Hannah Green after three rounds of the LPGA Portland Classic.
Soure:AFP: 2019/9/1 19:18:40

McIlroy no fan of compacted schedule

Rory McIlroy is not a fan of golf's new compacted major schedule and fears it might make the sport irrelevant to fans for much of the year, the world number two said on Wednesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/8/29 20:33:41

Tiger Woods undergoes knee surgery, targets return in October

Golf legend Tiger Woods had a knee operation last week but is expected to make a full recovery and hopes to be back competing in October.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/28 21:13:41

McIlroy banks $15 million

Victory at the Tour Championship in Atlanta on Sunday will not completely erase the disappointment of a futile season at the majors for Rory McIlroy, but it may be worth far more than the $15 million he received for winning the FedEx Cup.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/8/26 20:03:40

12-year-old Liu to set record at Canada Open

Amateur golfer Michelle Liu hasn't yet hit her teens, and says it's "crazy" to think she'll be teeing it up on Thursday in the Canadian Women's Open.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/21 19:03:41

Tiger leaves door open for Presidents Cup

US Presidents Cup captain Tiger Woods said Monday he may select himself to play for the team in December but he would need to see how sharp his game is before making the call.
Soure:Agencies: 2019/8/20 18:43:40

Thomas holds off Cantlay at Medinah

Justin Thomas captured his 10th career US PGA title on Sunday, holding off fellow American Patrick Cantlay down the back nine to win the BMW Championship in record-smashing fashion.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/19 19:08:39

Tiger 'way better' entering Medinah

Tiger Woods said Wednesday he feels “way better” after withdrawing last week with an oblique strain, but major concerns remain around the 15-time major winner entering the BMW Championship.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/15 19:43:40

PGA Tour to review pace of play policy after DeChambeau complaints

The PGA Tour is reviewing its pace-of-play policy after an outburst of criticism of Bryson DeChambeau during the Northern Trust tournament.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/12 19:18:40

Reed holds off Ancer to seize lead

Patrick Reed, chasing his first victory since capturing last year's Masters, fired a four-under-par 67 to seize a one-stroke lead after Saturday's third round of the US PGA Northern Trust tournament.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/11 17:53:39

Parents blamed for former No.1 Ko's slump

Golfer Lydia Ko's ex-coach blamed her parents for her slide down the rankings on Tuesday, accusing them of mishandling the former world No.1 golfer and "turning her into ordinary."
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/6 19:28:41

South Korea's An clings to one-shot lead at Wyndham Championship

South Korea's An Byeong-hun had four birdies in firing a four-under-par 66 on Saturday to maintain his one-shot lead heading into the final round of the US PGA Tour Wyndham Championship.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/4 19:43:39

McIlroy joins Tiger at Japan's 1st PGA Tour event in October

Former world No.1 Rory McIlroy will join 15-time major winner Tiger Woods at Japan's first PGA Tour tournament later this year, organizers announced Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/31 18:08:42

Koepka surges to three-stroke victory at WGC St. Jude Invitational

World No.1 Brooks Koepka birdied three of the first six holes on the way to winning his first career WGC title Sunday at the St. Jude Invitational.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/29 19:33:41

Lowry 'can't believe' British Open triumph

Shane Lowry said that he “couldn't believe it was happening” as he marched down the 18th fairway in front of thousands of fans at Royal Portrush with the British Open title all but secured on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/22 19:33:40

'The Troubles' are over as British Open returns to Northern Ireland

The British Open's return to Northern Irish soil for the first time in 68 years this week brings some blessed sporting relief for a region in uncertain political times.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/17 19:13:42

Rory McIlroy hopes to attack Royal Portrush at British Open with driver

Rory McIlroy has signaled an attacking policy for this week's British Open, saying he hopes to use his driver liberally at Royal Portrush Golf Club after having enjoyed considerable success with the strategy last year.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/7/15 18:53:41

Social media critics no problem but not granny: Kuchar

Matt Kuchar might have been able to shrug off withering social media criticism after paying less than the going rate to his stand-in caddie, but disappointing his grandmother was a whole different matter.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/7/11 19:33:40