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Storm claims S.African Open

England's Graeme Storm claimed a first European Tour trophy in almost 10 years after holding off the challenge of world No.2 Rory McIlory on the third playoff hole to win the South African Open on Sunday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/1/15 23:53:40

Tokyo governor urges golf venue to allow women members

Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike has asked the Kasumigaseki Country Club, venue of golf competition of the 2020 Olympic Games, to admit women as full members.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/1/13 22:18:39

McIlroy trails by one after 1st-round 67

Several good second-nine recoveries saw world No.2 Rory McIlroy fire a first-round 67 in the South African Open in Johannesburg on Thursday to trail early leader Trevor Fisher junior by one shot.
Soure:AFP: 2017/1/13 0:23:39

McIlroy to play in Dubai

World No.2 Rory McIlroy will be looking to maintain a proud record when he competes in the $2.65 million Dubai Desert Classic in February. The four-time major champion won the event in 2009 and 2015 and has finished in the top 10 in each of his seven previous visits to the Emirates Golf Club.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/12/26 22:54:09

Feng takes early lead at China Ladies Open

China' s Feng Shanshan continued her strong form when the World No. 4 held it together through cool and windy conditions on Friday to card an even-par 72 for a one-stroke lead at the Hyundai China Ladies Open in Guangdong province.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/12/16 20:49:03

Resurgent Willett makes charge at Hong Kong Open

Masters champion Danny Willett rediscovered his magic touch as he shot four-under-par 66 to lie hot on the trail of Rafa Cabrera Bello at the Hong Kong Open on Friday.
Soure:AFP: 2016/12/9 23:53:40

Dubai Ladies Masters suspended after shock death of 55-year-old caddie

The first round of the Dubai Ladies Masters, the season-ending championship of the Ladies European Tour, was suspended Wednesday after the death of a caddie.
Soure:AFP: 2016/12/8 0:08:39

Rose ‘50-50’ for HK Open

Justin Rose on Wednesday said he had been close to pulling out of this week's Hong Kong Open title defense after a back injury laid him low.
Soure:AFP: 2016/12/8 0:03:39

Bjorn named Europe’s Ryder Cup captain

Denmark's Thomas Bjorn was named as Europe's Ryder Cup captain on Tuesday with the task of reclaiming the trophy from the United States at Le Golf National in Paris in 2018.
Soure:Reuters: 2016/12/7 0:03:39

Kumar clinches title

India's Mukesh Kumar fired a crucial birdie on the 15th hole to set up his first Asian Tour victory at the Panasonic Open India golf tournament in New Delhi on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2016/12/4 23:33:40

Varner breaks through to win Aussie PGA

American Harold Varner III claimed his first professional victory at the Australian PGA Championship Sunday on the Gold Coast by two strokes.
Soure:AFP: 2016/12/4 23:23:39

Dodt leads with Scott lurking on Gold Coast

Australia’s Andrew Dodt carded eight birdies to be the clubhouse leader at a storm-hit Australian PGA Championship, with former winner Adam Scott three off the lead on the Gold Coast on Thursday.
Soure:AFP: 2016/12/1 23:28:40

Tiger gets support from rivals he inspired

Tiger Woods never knew he had so many friends among his golfing rivals until he needed their support after a 15-month back injury layoff that ends Thursday at the Hero World Challenge.
Soure:AFP: 2016/11/30 23:03:40

Tiger to make Hero return alongside Patrick Reed

Former world No.1 Tiger Woods, sidelined for 15 months after back surgery, will make his return to competitive golf in Albany, the Bahamas on Thursday alongside Patrick Reed at the Hero World Challenge.
Soure:AFP: 2016/11/29 22:18:39

Denmark win 1st World Cup

Thorbjorn Olesen and Soren Kjeldsen proved the perfect blend of flamboyant youth and wily experience as they completed a shock triumph for Denmark at the World Cup of Golf in Melbourne on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2016/11/27 23:33:39

Team Denmark roar to top of leader board

Soren Kjeldsen and Thorbjorn Olesen tore up Kingston Heath with a scintillating 60 in the fourballs to fire Denmark to a three-stroke lead after the second round of the World Cup of Golf in Melbourne, Australia.
Soure:Reuters: 2016/11/25 23:28:40

Spain take early lead

A miraculous putt from Rafa Cabrera Bello on the 18th green gave Spain the lead after a challenging opening round of the World Cup of Golf in Melbourne on Thursday.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/11/24 23:28:39

Stenson tops European Tour’s money list

Sweden’s Henrik Stenson has won ­European Tour’s Order of Merit for the second time after none of his ­challengers could replace him at the top of the money list on the final day of the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2016/11/21 0:03:39