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Indian’s 1st title abroad

Shiv Chawrasia won his first Asian Tour title outside of India on Sunday in a thrilling finale to the Manila Masters golf tournament, hitting a birdie to win a three-way playoff.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/11/14 0:08:40

Strong Abu Dhabi field

US Open champion Dustin Johnson will make a rare foray on the European Tour when he plays at the Abu Dhabi Championship in January.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/11/8 23:53:40

Pampling wins in Vegas to end 10-year title drought

Australia’s Rod Pampling won his first US PGA title in more than a decade, holding off Americans Lucas Glover and Brooks Koepka to capture the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2016/11/7 23:28:40

Olesen bags Turkish million

Denmark's Thorbjorn Olesen clung on as his lead dropped from seven shots to one from mid-round to win the 1 million euro ($1.1 million) first prize at the Turkish Airlines Open on Sunday.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/11/7 0:18:40

In-form Feng wins Japan Classic

Feng Shanshan won back-to-back tournaments for the first time in her career after the world No.8 survived a late scare to secure a one-stroke victory over South Korea's Jang Ha-na at the co-sanctioned Japan Classic on Sunday.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/11/7 0:18:39

Reed withdraws from Turkish Open

World No.8 Patrick Reed became the latest high-profile player to withdraw from this week's $7 million Turkish Airlines Golf Open, organizers said Monday.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/11/1 0:13:40

1st Asian WGC winner

Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama has set his sights on winning his first major after cruising to his maiden World Golf Championship title with a dominant seven-shot victory at the $9.5 million WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai on Sunday.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/10/30 23:38:40

China’s Feng wins in Malaysia, ending 2-year drought

China’s Feng Shanshan won her second Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia title in three years as a final-round charge from world No.1 Lydia Ko of New Zealand fizzled on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2016/10/30 23:33:40

Matsuyama flies flag for Asia at WGC

South Korea's Yang Yong-eun may have won a major, but no Asian has ever claimed a World Golf Championship (WGC), something that Japan's 24-year-old sensation Hideki Matsuyama could put right on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2016/10/29 0:48:40

Li has big guns in sights

Chinese golf sensation Li Haotong flirted with a seismic shock in Shanghai a year ago, after going into the final round of "Asia's Major" just two shots off the lead.
Soure:AFP: 2016/10/26 22:53:39

PGA Tour expands Asian leg

Asia will host three consecutive US PGA Tour events starting from next year, after the announcement Monday of a new, permanent South Korean stop on the association’s global tour schedule.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/10/25 0:23:44

Lee wins LPGA Blue Bay

Australia's Minjee Lee held on in a dramatic finish to clinch her third career win on the LPGA Tour after securing a one-stroke victory at the LPGA Blue Bay on Hainan Island on Sunday. Lee carded a final-round two-under-par 70 for a tournament total of 13-under, one better than American Jessica Korda (71)and two strokes ahead of world No.2 Ariya Jutanugarn (70).
Soure:Agencies: 2016/10/23 23:13:39

Thomas unsatisfied despite lead in Malaysia

Justin Thomas was ho-hum over a bogey-free 66 on Friday, but that was hardly surprising for a defending champion who continued his mastery of the CIMB Classic to stay on top after 36 holes.
Soure:AFP: 2016/10/21 23:43:39

Mission Hills World Celebrity Pro-Am tees off in South China

The Mission Hills World Celebrity Pro-Am 2016 golf event kicks off Friday at Misson Hills, Haikou, capital of south China's Hainan procince.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/10/21 16:02:46

Aussie Lee in front at Blue Bay

Australia’s Minjee Lee birdied four of the last five holes to take a two-stroke lead at the end of the first round at the $2,100,000 Blue Bay LPGA in South China’s Hainan Province on Thursday.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/10/20 23:48:40

Steele wins Safeway Open

Brendan Steele erased the bitter memory of last year’s final-round failure, finishing with three straight birdies on Sunday to win the rain-soaked US PGA Tour Safeway Open.
Soure:AFP: 2016/10/17 23:28:39

Ciganda survives meltdown in S.Korea

Carlota Ciganda survived a late-round meltdown to beat an equally error-prone Alison Lee in a playoff at the $2 million Korea LPGA Championship on Sunday. Spaniard Ciganda, a three-time winner on the Ladies ­European Tour and Order of Merit champion in 2012, squandered a four-shot lead with five holes to play but found herself in a playoff after Lee failed to par the last.
Soure:Reuters: 2016/10/16 23:28:40

Poulter apologizes for snub

Ian Poulter, tournament host for the British Masters on his home course at Woburn in 2015, has apologized for electing to miss this year's edition.
Soure:Reuters: 2016/10/15 0:38:39