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Lee Westwood

Golfer Lee Westwood hopes for repeat performance on Bangkok course

Defending champion Lee Westwood returns to the Thailand Golf Championship today hoping to recapture his imperious form of last year in a field studded with major-winners.

Thursday, 6 December, 2012, 2:18am

Westwood hot at WGC-HSBC Champions

Whether it's the food or the weather, there's something about Asia that suits Lee Westwood's game, as the former world No1 demonstrated again yesterday by storming from nine shots back to take a share of the lead at the WGC-HSBC Champions.

4 Nov 2012 - 2:16am

East proves good to Westwood

Lee Westwood headed home to England for Christmas this weekend with another Asian trophy in the bag and hoping the biggest present of them all - a major - will arrive gift-wrapped next year.

19 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Schwartzel sees his chance as Westwood slips

Momentum and adrenaline are powerful things in sport. Charl Schwartzel had both in his bag yesterday as the one-horse race suddenly became a 'Sea Biscuit-War Admiral' showdown at the US$1 million Thailand Golf Championship.

18 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Brilliant Westwood scorches into 11-shot lead

Lee Westwood has assembled all the pieces needed to win a cherished major and put the 'whole package' on show again at the US$1 million Thailand Golf Championship yesterday.

17 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Westwood hits blazing 60 for 'best ever' round

Lee Westwood tore apart one of the most challenging championship courses in Asia yesterday, leaving his rivals to wonder if he was playing the same course as them.

16 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Billionaire should bet on HK Open

It is not every day that you see a HK$100,000 chip being placed on one bet, but gambling neophyte Ian Poulter, urged on by an entourage of hangers-on, had the gumption to do just that plus another HK$10,000 chip on red at one of the high-roller rooms at the Venetian Resort Hotel last Sunday.

23 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Stars take 18-hole challenge to 19th

Billed as an 18-hole event played over seven days and in seven cities, the Shui On Land China Golf Challenge actually went to 19 holes after world number two Lee Westwood beat Liang Wenchong, China's top player, in a play-off at Caesars Golf Macau yesterday.

17 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Poulter eyes HK Open as stepping stone

Ryder Cup star Ian Poulter will be joined at next week's UBS Hong Kong Open by major champions Yang Yong-eun and John Daly. World number 15 Poulter harbours ambitions of scaling the world rankings over the coming months, with the Open among the events he is hoping can put him into contention to challenge Ryder Cup teammate Lee Westwood for the world number one spot.

11 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

'I supported this tour for a long time and it's a dream come true for me . . . I really didn't think I would win this'

China's Zhang Lianwei hit the jackpot at the US$250,000 Macau Open yesterday with the biggest win of his fledgling career.

A steady closing round three-under-par 68 gave him a nerve-shredding one-stroke win over Scotland's Simon Yates and the Chinese number one admitted: 'I've waited five long years for this.'

7 May 2001 - 12:00am

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