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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

Fung takes maiden title

Malaysia's Nicholas Fung held his nerve to secure a narrow victory at the Queen's Cup in Thailand on Sunday and celebrated Father's Day by dedicating his maiden Asian Tour title to his dad.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/6/18 23:03:40

Miller pours cold water on record 63

The US Open has traditionally had a reputation as the toughest test in golf, but benign conditions have turned this year's championship into a birdie-fest, much to the lament of former champion Johnny Miller.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/18 22:58:40

Mickelson out of Open

Phil Mickelson withdrew from the US Open on Thursday, opting to skip the tournament to attend his daughter's graduation ceremony, organizers said.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/6/15 23:58:39

Thailand hails new hero as Ariya makes history by topping world rankings

Thailand hailed Ariya Jutanugarn as their new sporting hero on Tuesday as she finally secured her place on top of the world rankings – a week after being wrongly named No.1.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/14 0:33:40

Woods 'bewildered' in new breathalyzer video

A new police video broadcast by US media on Thursday shows a handcuffed Tiger Woods trying to blow into a tube as he passes a breathalyzer test.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/2 23:53:39

Tiger Woods apologizes for DUI arrest

Former world No.1 golfer Tiger Woods said an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications was to blame for his early-morning DUI arrest near his Jupiter Island home in Florida on Monday.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/5/31 0:08:39

Home victory for Thai

Rattanon Wannasrichan clinched his first Asian Tour title on Sunday with a two-shot win at the Thailand Open, delighting the home crowd with a coolheaded round that parried a late Shiv Kapur challenge.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/5/22 0:13:39

Local on top in Thailand

Local up-and-comer Rattanon Wannasrichan stormed up the leader board on the first day of the Thailand Open's return to the Asian Tour after an eight-year hiatus, shooting an impressive 62 alongside Finland's Janne Kaske.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/5/18 22:58:39