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Henderson holds nerve to claim Lotte Championship title in Hawaii

Canada's Brooke Henderson held her nerve to clinch the LPGA Tour Lotte Championship in Hawaii on Saturday, firing a three-under-par 69 to seal a four-shot victory.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/15 22:28:41

China's Feng seizes early lead at Lotte Championship

World No. 1 Feng Shanshan birdied three of her final five holes to grab a one-stroke lead after the first round of the LPGA Tour's Lotte Championship on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/12 21:58:41

Tiger still the man at Augusta despite struggles

Tiger Woods was unable to conjure up his old magic at the Masters but that did not dampen the enthusiasm surrounding his return to Augusta National.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/4/9 22:58:40

Reed edges Fowler, Spieth to win Masters

Fending off epic challenges from three top rivals in a dramatic Masters final round, Patrick Reed captured his first major title on Sunday, grinding out a one-shot victory at Augusta National.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/9 22:58:39

Watson aims for Masters jacket

Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson, considering retirement last year over an undisclosed health issue, suddenly has two triumphs in six weeks and is a hot contender again at Augusta National.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/3 22:33:40

High cost remains biggest barrier to diversity in golf, says African-American golfer

African-American professional golfer Mariah Stackhouse on Tuesday said the high cost of playing the game remained the primary reason for the lack of diversity in the sport.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/3/28 22:48:42

Resurgent McIlroy aims for Augusta win

Rory McIlroy believes Sunday's Arnold Palmer Invitational triumph provided vindication to his assertion that he was close to his best as the Northern Irishman hopes to carry that form to a maiden US Masters victory at Augusta next month.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/3/21 22:48:39

McIlroy ends title drought; Woods ties for 5th

Rory McIlroy staged a spectacular back-nine charge to claim a three-shot victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Sunday, collecting his first PGA Tour win since 2016 and putting himself among the red-hot favorites for the US Masters.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/3/19 22:08:39

LPGA revives Tournament of Champions

Next year's LPGA season will open with a revived Tournament of Champions featuring winners from the past two campaigns plus celebrities and top amateurs, the women's golf tour announced Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/15 22:08:41

Tiger Woods falls short of win in Florida

Tiger Woods fell short of an 80th PGA Tour title on Sunday but still gave adoring fans a thrill late in the final round at the Valspar Championship in Florida .
Soure:Reuters: 2018/3/12 22:18:40

Tiger Woods in sight of first victory since 2013

Tiger Woods moved within one stroke of leader Corey Conners at the Valspar Championship in Florida on Saturday as his comeback gathered more steam ahead of next month's US Masters.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/3/11 22:08:39

Mickelson ends title drought in Mexico

Five-time major winner Phil Mickelson seized his first title in nearly five years on Sunday as he edged Justin Thomas in a playoff to win the WGC-Mexico Championship.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/5 21:58:40

Birdie on last hole gives American Wie dramatic victory in Singapore

American Michelle Wie delivered when it mattered most on Sunday, draining a 40-foot (12.2-meter) putt for a birdie on the last hole to claim a dramatic one-stroke victory at the HSBC Women's World Championship.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/4 22:18:40

Former No.1 Ko struggles in Singapore

Former world No.1 Lydia Ko labored to joint 27th place with a one-under 71 after the first round of the HSBC Women's World Championship in Singapore on Thursday as the world's top players struggled to find control under Singapore's signature sultry conditions.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/1 22:18:39

Thomas wins Honda Classic in playoff

American Justin Thomas rolled in a birdie on the first hole of a playoff to out-duel third-round leader Luke List and win the PGA Tour's Honda Classic on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/26 23:13:42

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