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  1. Comment - Sport - GOLF

    Quest to learn a language led to a lot more for Ryo Ishikawa's caddie

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 10:08pm by APSPT

    ... to Japan to learn the language and enhance his college studies of the second world war. He was excited about making his first visit to Pearl Harbour last week when he was able to take a break from ... a second language and saw an advertisement in the paper about Japanese country clubs wanting caddies. "They actually wanted girls, so my wife [Melanie] and I went over," he said. "We ...

  2. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    Injured Phil Mickelson pulls out of Texas Open over Masters fear

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 10:33pm by AFP

    ... after three bogeys and two birdies when he withdrew at the par-five second hole, his 11th of the round. I pulled a muscle on my downswing. It just killed and it wouldn't subside for 10 or 12 seconds Phil Mickelson  He said he had felt the injury when teeing off at the first, his 10th hole of the day. "I pulled a muscle on my downswing trying to hit the ball hard ...

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    Steve Bowditch bogey on 18th bags maiden US PGA Tour victory

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 08:55pm by AFP

    ... shared second place at seven-under 282, while 35-year-old Kuchar and Loupe shot matching three-over 75s to share fourth on six-under 282. Zach Johnson (72), Jim Furyk (71), Jerry Kelly (71) ...

  4. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    Richard Henley wins Honda Classic after Rory four-man play-off

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 09:51am by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press Rory McIlroy gives up two-shot lead and Tiger Woods quits after back spasms Russell Henley made good on his second chance at the 18th hole on Sunday and won the Honda ... Ireland closed with a 74. It was his second straight tournament in stroke play that he played in the final group and shot 74. He tied for ninth in the Dubai Desert Classic. His undoing came ...

  5. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    Graeme McDowell makes another remarkable escape in World Match Play

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 09:39am by Associated Press

    ... loss. It was the sixth straight year, dating to Tiger Woods winning the Accenture Match Play Championship in 2008, that the top seed failed to make it out of the second round. Rose (No. 2) ... but it was obviously the right one at the time.” Rose left his shot in the bunker. McIlroy had his hands full against English, who has two PGA Tour wins in the last nine months. Boy Wonder managed a strong ...

  6. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    Humdrum start for Tiger Woods at Palm Beach as he begins Augusta build-up

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 09:43am by Reuters

    ... in the second round on Friday to make the halfway cut. He began his round on the back nine and negotiated that without too many problems, a nine-foot birdie putt at the par-five 18th putting him at one under by the turn. It was not until the par-four second, his 11th hole of the day, that he finally had a blemish on his card. After a poor drive, he barely advanced his second shot, found ...

  7. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    Graeme McDowell fights back from 3 down with three to play on day one of World Match Play

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 09:49am by Associated Press

    ... 5 feet. “I’m still in shock,” Stenson said. “It was a tough match.” Second-seeded Justin Rose held off Scott Piercy, and No. 4 seed Rory McIlroy had little trouble against Boo Weekley to advance ... for the win over Marc Leishman of Australia. They went 22 holes before Garcia made a 6-foot birdie putt to advance. In other matches: Harris English made his Match Play Championship debut ...

  8. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    Dustin Johnson takes early lead at Northern Trust Open

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 10:07am by Reuters

    ... Tour campaign in 2008, took advantage of ideal scoring conditions to fire a five-under-par 66 in the opening round. Johnson, who tied for second at last week’s Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, ... Among other big names competing in this week’s PGA Tour event, 2011 Masters champion Charl Schwartzel of South Africa and English former world number one Lee Westwood returned matching 69s. None ...

  9. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    Jason Day holds off Victor Dubuisson to win World Match Play after 23 holes

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 09:39am by Reuters

    ... but it was a close one.” It was Day’s second triumph on the PGA Tour, following the 2010 Byron Nelson Championship, and his first success in one of the elite World Golf Championships (WGC) events which bring ... feet above the hole. Day, in the right rough off the tee, hit his second shot to 20 feet and narrowly missed his birdie attempt before watching steely-eyed as Dubuisson coolly sank his putt ...

  10. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    The wacky world of Match Play returns

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 09:45am by Associated Press

    ... A year ago, Luke Donald was the only player among the top four seeds who survived the first round. Donald lost in the second round. That’s one reason Scott chose not to play. “My record speaks for itself in Arizona,” Scott said at the start of the year. He only made it to the second round twice since it moved to Dove Mountain in 2007. Mickelson’s two youngest children have spring break ...




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