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American Korda claims Honda LPGA in Thailand

American Jessica Korda fended off challengers to emerge victorious in the Honda LPGA tournament on Sunday with a strong performance in the final push that helped her hold onto her lead.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/25 21:43:40

Potter holds off big guns to win Pebble Beach for second PGA title

Ted Potter got off to a hot start for the second straight day en route to a closing round of 69 to capture the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am tournament by three strokes on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/12 22:18:40

Golf's future threatened by climate change: report

Wetter winters and coastal erosion linked to climate change are threatening the future of golf, a report backed by governing body the R&A warned Wednesday. Golf is facing an increase in unplayable holes, winter course closures and disruption to professional tournaments due to increased rainfall, while rising sea levels could jeopardize all the world's coastal courses by 2100.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/7 23:03:40

Big reaction

Chinese youngster Li Haotong is braced for a “big” reaction from his fans back home, after stunning Rory McIlroy in a thrilling back-nine battle to win the Dubai Desert Classic on January 28.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/1 21:54:19

Rising star Li aims to extend streak

China's rising golf sensation Li Haotong hopes his life-changing win over Rory McIlroy will pave the way for another ­title quest at this week's Maybank Championship in Malaysia.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/31 23:18:42

Triumphant Li Haotong 1st Chinese to crack top 50

Emerging star Li Haotong wrote his name in the history books and underlined his prodigious talent as he became the first Chinese men's golfer to claim a spot in the world top 50.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/30 22:33:40

Woods 'very pleased' after Tour return

Tiger Woods gave his surgically fused spine its toughest test to date and came away with a tie for 23rd place in the Farmers Insurance Open.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/29 21:43:39

Emerging Chinese golfing star Li beats McIlroy to claim Dubai title

China's Li Haotong secured the biggest title of his young career on Sunday, a blistering finish helping him see off the challenge of Rory McIlroy to win the $3 million Dubai Desert Classic.
Soure:Agencies: 2018/1/28 22:55:03

Garcia cruises to Asian Tour opener win

Sergio Garcia produced a masterful display of bogey-free golf over 27 holes on Sunday to open his season with a five-shot victory at the weather-disrupted Singapore Open, the Spaniard making his move early and dominating from the front.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/1/21 21:48:40

Johnson cruises to victory in Hawaii

World No.1 Dustin Johnson powered to an eight-shot triumph at the US PGA Tour Tournament of Champions in Hawaii on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/8 22:38:39

Rose shoots 10-under to win by 8 in Indonesia

England's Justin Rose fired a brilliant round of 10 under par to cruise to victory at the $750,000 Indonesian Masters on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/12/17 22:18:40

Sharma holds nerve to claim maiden tour win

India's Shubhankar Sharma claimed a maiden European Tour title at the rain-hit Joburg Open on Monday when he returned to the course to card a ­final-round 69 to secure a three-shot victory at the Randpark Golf Club.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/12/11 22:48:40

Oosthuizen forced out of event after freak injury

Local favorite Louis Oosthuizen has pulled out of the Johannesburg Open starting Thursday after a freak accident that will go down as one of sport's more unusual injuries.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/12/6 22:48:40

Melbourne to host 2018 World Cup of Golf

Melbourne will host the World Cup of Golf for the third consecutive time with the 59th edition of the event to be held at the Metropolitan Golf Club from November 21 to 25 in 2018, tournament organizers said Tuesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/12/5 23:37:15

Smiling Woods ties for ninth in Bahamas

Tiger Woods proved he could be competitive again after playing some of the best golf of his comeback with a final-round four-under 68 to tie for ninth at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas on Sunday.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/12/4 23:03:41

Smith wins Australian PGA

Cameron Smith claimed the Australian PGA Championship when he beat fellow Australian Jordan Zunic on the second playoff hole on Queensland's Gold Coast on Sunday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/12/3 22:38:40

Leishman storms to Australian PGA lead

In-form Australian Marc Leishman fired seven-under-par 67 to storm to a share of the lead of the Australian PGA on the Gold Coast on Friday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/12/1 22:03:39

Woods makes return to golf

Tiger Woods will once again steal the spotlight at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas on Thursday, despite the elite field containing eight of the world's top-10 golfers, as he embarks on what could be his final shot at a comeback.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/11/30 22:18:19