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McIlroy in cruise control to win second Dubai Desert Classic title

World No 1 Rory McIlroy produced a masterclass on how to protect a lead as he won his second Dubai Desert Classic title on Sunday, matching the lowest winning score in the history of the...

1 Feb 2015 - 11:34pm
New Zealand's Lydia Ko becomes youngest world number one golfer

With a notable double prize not only within reach, but practically in her grip, New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko had to settle for half of the spoils - though it represented a significant piece of...

1 Feb 2015 - 11:36pm
New Zealand's Lydia Ko becomes youngest world number one golfer

Rory McIlroy birdied an 18-foot putt on his final hole to surge into a one-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Dubai Desert Classic on Friday

31 Jan 2015 - 12:11am
New Zealand's Lydia Ko becomes youngest world number one golfer

Playing in only his second tournament in five months after enduring back problems for much of last year, the former world number one looked rusty as he struggled with his short game under leaden...

30 Jan 2015 - 9:44am
New Zealand's Lydia Ko becomes youngest world number one golfer

The Singapore Open, once Asia's richest golf tournament, will return next year after a three-year absence, but with a vast drop in prize money and without the European Tour on board

29 Jan 2015 - 12:43am
Nothing but the tooth – Tiger Woods all smiles as he defies dental doubters

Woods gave a play-by-play account of how his front tooth was knocked out in Italy on January 19 as he celebrated girlfriend Lindsey Vonn’s record 63rd World Cup victory. He said one tooth was...

28 Jan 2015 - 9:40am

Bill Haas survived a scare at the final hole to earn a one-stroke victory over five players at the US$5.7 million Humana Challenge in the California desert on Sunday.

26 Jan 2015 - 10:38am


Golfer Dustin Johnson says in a magazine interview that cocaine is not the reason he chose to sit out the last six months to get his life in order.

21 Jan 2015 - 10:34am

Tiger Woods has another reason not to like cameras – his agent said it cost him a tooth.

20 Jan 2015 - 10:18am

Six days after losing a tournament on Maui he felt he should have won, Jimmy Walker turned in a command performance on Sunday on Oahu. He blew away the field with a seven-under 63 to win the Sony...

19 Jan 2015 - 11:09am

Australian golfer Robert Allenby said on Sunday he was thankful to have survived an ordeal in which he was apparently kidnapped from a bar in Hawaii and robbed before being dumped in a park.

18 Jan 2015 - 10:52pm

Frenchman Gary Stal came from 10 shots back to capitalise on an extraordinary meltdown by Germany's Martin Kaymer and win the Abu Dhabi Championship in a frantic final round on Sunday.

19 Jan 2015 - 10:25am

Australia's Unho Park continued his love affair with the Ageas HKPGA Championship by claiming the title for the fourth consecutive year thanks to a flawless display at Clearwater Bay Golf and...

16 Jan 2015 - 10:29am

Unho Park is on the brink of a fourth consecutive Ageas HKPGA Championship title after surging into a tie for the lead on the penultimate day of the HK$450,000 event.

14 Jan 2015 - 10:30pm

Hong Kong's Chau Pui came in from the cold on Tuesday - literally - to take the first-round lead at the HK$450,000 Ageas HKPGA Championship.

13 Jan 2015 - 10:16pm

Strong-finishing Patrick Reed held his nerve to beat fellow American Jimmy Walker in a playoff for the US$5.7 million Hyundai Tournament of Champions to clinch his fourth victory on the PGA Tour...

13 Jan 2015 - 10:35am


10 Jan 2015 - 11:04pm

Rory McIlroy received plenty of criticism when he switched club manufacturers almost two years ago and he has now conceded that it took nearly 12 months to feel totally at ease with his new...

3 Jan 2015 - 11:36pm

Asian Tour CEO Mike Kerr says the outlook for golf in the continent is positive again after a difficult few years in which tournaments were scrapped and sponsors hard to find.

22 Dec 2014 - 9:26pm

The Royal Trophy golf team event, which pits Europe against Asia, has been "postponed", organisers said on Tuesday, just days ahead of the scheduled tee-off in Guangzhou.

16 Dec 2014 - 10:58pm

Greg Chalmers won the Australian PGA Championship yesterday after a dramatic three-way play-off with Adam Scott and Wade Ormsby.

15 Dec 2014 - 12:15am

His goal of 18 majors is in serious doubt, but five years after his precipitous fall from grace a rehabilitated Tiger Woods is entering the next phase of his career heading towards making another...

12 Dec 2014 - 10:37pm

Tiger Woods appears to be on the road to recovery again, only it’s no longer a question of how soon before he reaches full speed.

There are a lot more cars on the road now. Faster ones, too...

9 Dec 2014 - 10:36pm

While Tiger Woods struggled in his return from a four-month layoff, it was Jordan Spieth whose overpowering Hero World Challenge victory on Sunday revived memories of Woods in his prime.

8 Dec 2014 - 9:56am

Irishman Padraig Harrington toppled a battling Thanyakon Khrongpha of Thailand by two shots to win the Bank BRI Indonesia Open on Sunday.

7 Dec 2014 - 8:10pm

There can't be anything more American than the name Bubba. There is no ambiguity. Bubba is not just from the US, he's most likely from the southern part as well.

6 Dec 2014 - 10:36pm

An ill Tiger Woods made his first eagle in 16 months on his way to a two-under par 70 in Friday’s rain-hit second round of the Hero World Challenge.

6 Dec 2014 - 1:36pm

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