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Pádraig Harrington

Short Sport, October 26, 2012

Stoner's top corner now Stoner Corner

Friday, 26 October, 2012, 12:20am

Harrington wins Grand Slam title by one shot

Padraig Harrington after winning the PGA Grand Slam of Golf at Port Royal Golf Course on Wednesday in Bermuda. Photo: AFP

Triple major winner Padraig Harrington, helped by three consecutive birdies after the turn, held off a last-day charge by US Open champion Webb Simpson to win the PGA Grand Slam of Golf in Bermuda by one shot on Wednesday.

25 Oct 2012 - 10:00am

Bargain-basement McIlroy can now name his own price

I am not a business major but what little I do know about the world of finance is pretty simple: buy low, sell high. So let's congratulate the Open organisers for a nifty piece of business. After the 2009 tournament they managed to lock up a promising 20-year-old from Northern Ireland for both the 2010 and 2011 events at a reasonable price of US$300,000.

5 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Around the green


3 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

European stars meet some Chengdu locals

Padraig Harrington and Sergio Garcia showed the soft touch that's so important on the greens when they cuddled one of the world's most endangered animals, a giant panda cub, yesterday ahead of this week's Volvo China Open. The European Tour stars visited the giant panda research base in Chengdu, where they held seven-month-old Ya Yun.

20 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Saltus motors up leaderboard

Cars are a reflection of a man's personality - or ego - so they say, so it's no surprise American Bryan Saltus has his eyes on a vehicle that is 'a radical expression of sport and utility'.

Saltus personifies that slogan with his unique but trusty golf swing and his 'rock-star' image, having attended more than 150 Grateful Dead concerts.

17 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Irish teen sets sights on Ryder Cup

McIlroy sees Fanling as place to take next step on the road to stardom

Irish teenage sensation Rory McIlroy has grand ambitions. Today he sets out on a quest for his first professional tournament win and hopefully a place in the 2008 European Ryder Cup team.

15 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Take the good with the bad, says golf star

'If you never take a chance on hitting a bad shot, you'll never hit a good one.'

That was the advice Irish golf champion Padraig Harrington gave to a group of young fans on the opening day of the Omega Hong Kong Golf Open last week.

6 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

Jimenez shows you can swing success at 40

'I have proved today that golf is not only for young guys. Golf is for long life'

His middle name might be Angel. But Miguel Angel Jimenez certainly does not live up to his namesake. The fun-loving Spaniard scored a popular victory at the Omega Hong Kong Open, edging to a one-shot victory and then declaring that it was a blow for all middle-aged mortals.

6 Dec 2004 - 12:00am