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Pierce takes early lead

New Zealander Daniel Pierce held a one-shot lead after the first round of the Fiji International at Natadola with a strong performance on the back nine.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/8/17 22:53:40

Tiger Woods had five drugs in system at time of DUI arrest in May: report

Tiger Woods had five drugs, including the opioid painkiller hydrocodone, in his system when he was arrested in May on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI), according to a toxicology report ­released Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/8/15 22:33:40

Thomas wins 1st major

Young American Justin Thomas validated his reputation as one of golf's great talents when he stormed to a two-stroke victory at the PGA Championship on Sunday.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/8/14 22:43:39

McIlroy, DJ yearn in vain for off-season

Top-ranked Dustin Johnson and four-time major winner Rory McIlroy applaud moving the PGA Championship to May, but their hopes for a golf off-season aren't likely to be realized anytime soon.
Soure:AFP: 2017/8/12 7:38:43

Top-ranked Johnson back on form

Top-ranked Dustin Johnson says he feels almost as good at the PGA Championship as he did the last time he showed up at a major one hour's drive from his hometown.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/8/9 23:13:40

Matsuyama cuts gap

Hideki Matsuyama closed in on Jordan Spieth and Dustin Johnson at the top of the world golf rankings on Monday, after his stunning win at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/8/7 23:38:40

Dou earns PGA Tour card with Kansas win

Rising talent Dou Zecheng became the first player from the Chinese mainland to secure a US PGA Tour card on Sunday by winning the Digital Ally Open on the Web.com Tour.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/7/31 22:38:39

Chinese golfer Li set to inspire next generation after Open heroics

Regular readers of this column will be far more familiar with Chinese golfer Li Haotong than many others were last weekend, when he stunned the golfing world with a closing round of 63 to shoot up the leader board into third place at The Open Championship at Birkdale in the UK.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/7/25 23:33:39

Li makes history for China in British Open

Chinese prodigy Li Haotong registered his country's best-ever performance in a major after shooting a 63 in his final round at Royal Birkdale on Sunday to finish third in the British Open.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/7/24 23:28:39

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