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Lee eagles to Seoul title

South Korea's Lee Sang-hee built on the momentum of a pair of front-nine eagles to card a final-round three-under-par 68 to claim a two-shot victory at the OneAsia GS Caltex Maekyung Open on Sunday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/5/7 22:18:40

Japan's Nomura beats American Kerr at 6th extra hole at Texas Shootout

In her first career playoff, Japan's Haru Nomura beat American Cristie Kerr on the sixth hole of the sudden-death playoff to take the Volunteers of America Texas Shootout at Las Colinas Country Club in Irving, Texas on Sunday.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/5/1 22:58:40

Levy takes lead with a front-nine assault

China specialist Alexander Levy of France blitzed the front nine to post a spotless score of nine-under-par 63 to hold a slender advantage over Spaniard Pablo Larrazabal on Day 1 of the China Open at Topwin Golf and Country Club in Beijing.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/4/27 22:48:41

'Relieved' Wiesberger edges Fleetwood in Shenzhen International playoff

Austria's Bernd Wiesberger beat England's Tommy Fleetwood on the first playoff hole to win the $2.8 million Shenzhen International on Sunday in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, securing his fourth European Tour title.
Soure:AFP: 2017/4/23 23:38:39

Watson takes clubhouse lead

Two-time Masters champion American Bubba Watson led the first round of the Shenzhen International on Thursday after scoring six under par.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/4/20 22:53:40

Kerr takes Lotte Championship

Cristie Kerr took advantage of a meltdown by South Korean Jang Su-yeon to win the LPGA's Lotte Championship by three strokes in Hawaii on Saturday.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/4/16 23:58:39

S.Korea's Lee seizes share of lead at Lotte Championship

Lee Mi-hyang birdied three of her four opening holes en route to a six-under 66 and a share of the first-round lead at the rain-hit Lotte Championship on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/4/14 0:23:39

Spain pays homage to Masters winner, Sergio Garcia

Spanish golfer Sergio Garcia is on the front page of the country's papers on Monday morning following his dramatic win over Justin Rose in the US Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Georgia on Sunday night.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/4/10 20:26:15

Garcia wins Masters

Spain's Sergio Garcia captured his first major golf title on Sunday after 73 failed attempts, making a birdie on the first playoff hole to defeat Justin Rose and win the 81st Masters.
Soure:AFP: 2017/4/10 19:38:39

Golfers' code of honor compromised by viewer input, modern technology

Professional golf values its history and traditions perhaps more than any other sport. Part of this reverence includes the expectation that players not only know the rules, but also that they enforce them - even if doing so hurts their scores.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/4/5 23:38:39

Top golfers blast viewer call-in rule

Viewers calling in rule violations and affecting the outcome of major tournaments would be a thing of the past if players competing at this week's US Masters had their way.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/4/4 22:58:39

More events in E.Asia

The Asian Tour is aiming to hold more tournaments in "golf-crazy" South Korea and Japan after striking a breakthrough deal to return to China, the Asian Tour's CEO Josh Burack told AFP in a telephone interview on Thursday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/3/30 23:48:40

Banging toilet door blamed for Rahm's poor chip shot

Jon Rahm blamed a loud noise, reported as a slamming portable toilet door, for a poor chip shot at the final hole that cost him a chance of forcing extra holes in his final against Dustin Johnson at the WGC-Dell Match Play on Sunday.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/3/27 23:23:40

McIlroy ready for Austin event

Rory McIlroy believes he will carry a psychological edge into his duel with Gary Woodland after being drawn to face the American in the opening round of the World Golf Championship-Dell Match Play tournament on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/3/21 23:38:40

Nordqvist wins 7th title

Anna Nordqvist closed with a four-under 68 at the LPGA Tour's Founders Cup in Phoenix, Arizona on Sunday to hold off a trio of former major champions and earn her first victory of 2017.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/3/20 23:18:39

Tokyo golf club lifts ban on women members

The club scheduled to hold the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games' golf events voted to admit women as full members on Monday, scrapping an all-male policy that had been heavily criticized and put its hosting rights in jeopardy.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/3/20 23:13:39

Kim leads weather-delayed World Golf Ladies Championship

Kim Hae-rym roared to the top of the SGF67 World Ladies Championship with SBS leaderboard when the South Korean finished with a six-under 67 during a weather-delayed second round here on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/3/18 22:48:24

Muirfield votes to allow women members

Muirfield golf club voted Tuesday to admit women members, scrapping the all-male policy that led to the historic Scottish course being stripped of its eligibility to host Britain's Open championship.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/3/14 23:28:39