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Reed wins The Barclays

Patrick Reed ended a frustrating run when he survived two late bogeys to clinch a one-stroke victory at The Barclays on Sunday.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/8/29 22:48:40

Chinese women golfers make history, men far behind world class

Two Chinese women golfers made history with their respective feat, while their male counterparts lag far behind world class golfers as the 10-day event, which made its return to the Olympic stage after over a century, concluded in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/8/21 7:45:52

Olympic women's golf welcomes China Day as Lin makes history, Feng moves to 4th

Two Chinese golfers, Lin Xiyu and Feng Shanshan, both shone on Olympic course in women's third round here on Friday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/8/20 7:02:42

China's women golfer Lin makes Olympic history with hole-in-one shot

China's Lin Xiyu, world No. 58, became the first woman golfer to have finished a hole-in-one shot in the Olympic Games here on Friday as the event made its return to the Olympic stage after 116 years.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/8/20 6:40:38

Top hole

China’s Lin Xiyu competes in the women’s individual stroke play during the Rio Olympic Games on Friday. She fired a hole-in-one on the par-3 eighth hole on Friday, the first in women’s Olympic golf history.
Soure:AFP: 2016/8/20 1:08:39

Player wants format overhaul for Olympic golf

South African legend Gary Player believes golf chiefs blundered by opting for a stroke-play format for the sport’s return to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Soure:AFP: 2016/8/5 0:14:16

Walker wins first major at PGA Championship

American ­Jimmy Walker broke through for his first major title with a one-shot win over Jason Day in the PGA Championship after playing 36 grueling holes at ­water-logged Baltusrol in Springfield, New Jersey on Sunday.
Soure:Reuters: 2016/8/2 0:36:37

Walker rises to No.15

Jimmy Walker jumped up 33 places in the world golf rankings on Monday thanks to his tense PGA Championship victory over Jason Day.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/8/1 23:18:39

Jaeger fires record 58

Germany's Stephan Jaeger has fired the first 58 recorded in a US ­professional tournament, going 12 under in the first round of a developmental tour event in Hayward, California.
Soure:AFP: 2016/7/30 0:28:00

European Tour exec wants six-hole events

European Tour Chief Executive Keith Pelley plans to introduce six-hole tournaments complete with blaring music in a bid to shake up golf's staid image.
Soure:AFP: 2016/7/25 0:08:00

Day to defend PGA crown

Moving the 98th PGA Championship two weeks after the British Open to accommodate golf's Rio Olympic return has allowed several favorites to quickly try to move on from disappointments at Royal Troon.
Soure:AFP: 2016/7/23 0:43:00

Life begins at 40 for Open champion Stenson

At the age of 40, Henrik Stenson is hoping his long-awaited first major victory at the British Open on Sunday proves to be just the beginning.
Soure:AFP: 2016/7/19 0:47:58

Asian, European tours announce ‘strategic alliance’

The Asian Tour and the European Tour announced a “strategic alliance” on Monday that could pave the way for more co-sanctioned golf tournaments being held in Asia.
Soure:Reuters: 2016/7/18 23:28:01

Mickelson shrugs off wind, rain to take lead

Five-time major winner Phil Mickelson shrugged off the worst weather of the week to maintain his lead early in the British Open second round on Friday.
Soure:AFP: 2016/7/16 0:48:08

Men’s golf will survive with or without Olympic inclusion

On Monday, Jordan Spieth became the sixth male golfer ranked in the world's top 10 to withdraw from the upcoming Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, citing "health reasons."
Soure:Global Times: 2016/7/14 0:20:04

Dustin will be tough to beat, says Day

The last six British Opens held at Royal Troon have been won by Americans and Dustin Johnson, the hottest player in golf, looks like he has all the credentials to send the US into seventh heaven this week.
Soure:Reuters: 2016/7/14 0:19:13

IGF chief blasts stars over quitting Games

Top male golfers have done the image of their sport a disservice in withdrawing en masse from the Olympics over the Zika virus, federation chief Peter Dawson said Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2016/7/13 7:53:24

China's golf squad for Rio

China's leading golfer Wu Ashun will partner with 20-year-old Li Haotong at the Rio Olympics, while female world No.11 Feng Shanshan will team up with 24th-ranked Lin Xiyu.
Soure:Global Times: 2016/7/13 0:08:00