Australian Scott Hend put South African star Ernie Els on the ropes after nine holes, then boxed clever for the rest of the final round to win the US$800,000 Venetian Macau Open by three shots.Sunday, 20 October, 2013, 6:41pm
Australian Scott Hend upstaged Ernie Els to take a four-shot lead at the US$800,000 Venetian Macau Open today.
Big-hitting Hend went on a birdie blitz on the front nine, going out in 29 shots, but cooled down on the back nine to finish with an eight-under-63 to lead at 12 under par.19 Oct 2013 - 6:28pm
Bangladeshi star Siddikur held the lead halfway through the second round at the US$800,000 Venetian Macau Open today as South African great Ernie Els mounted a charge.18 Oct 2013 - 3:21pm
Chinese prodigy Guan Tianlang, 14, was docked one stroke after his second round at Augusta - but still made the cut and finished as the event's leading amateur, while 20-year-old Japanese star Hideki Matsuyama suffered the same fate during the third round at The Open before finishing the event tied for sixth.1 Aug 2013 - 4:18am
Multiple major winner Ernie Els will roll the dice in Macau for the first time at the US$800,000 Venetian Macau Open in October.1 Aug 2013 - 4:32am
Ernie Els flashed that easy smile when he saw a reporter walking towards the clubhouse at TPC Sawgrass last month. "This must be great for you guys," he said through his laughter. "Come out to the PGA Tour and every week they hand you another story."2 Jun 2013 - 8:55am
The South African golfer will not be able to rely on his trusty belly putter after 2016, when golf administrators, including the United States Golf Association, will restrict use of the controversial clubs. Three of the last five major champions have used the long putters, but they have been accused of taking skill out of the game.
Zhou Weisi2 Dec 2012 - 1:37am
Ernie Els admits he thought his chance of adding another major to the three he won in 1994, 1997 and 2002 had probably gone. In his 40s with a fortune in the bank, and never the dominant force he had been since a knee injury in 2005, he could have been forgiven for giving up.4 Nov 2012 - 4:47am
Ernie Els may have designed one of the umpteen golf courses at the sprawling Mission Hills complex, but he still admits this week's HSBC WGC Champions tournament at the resort is something of a trip into the unknown.31 Oct 2012 - 2:09am
Farmer's son Liang Wenchong beat all the odds to become China's top golfer - now he's hoping to sow the seeds for a new generation of mainland players.11 Sep 2011 - 12:00am