Robert Karlsson

Stars set to come out for Mission Hills World Cup

Five major champions, including Masters winner Charl Schwartzel and US Open titleholder Rory McIlroy, will represent their countries as the 18 exempt nations confirmed their pairings yesterday for the Omega Mission Hills World Cup at Hainan Island in November.

Wednesday, 31 August, 2011, 12:00am

Fluffed chip gifts win to Jimenez

18th-hole meltdown robs Karlsson of victory

There was no smile and no celebration. The famed 18th hole at the Hong Kong Golf club had just claimed another victim and Miguel Angel Jimenez found no reason to rejoice.

19 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

I won't be sucked into matchplay - Karlsson

Swede cautious despite big lead over Jimenez

Eight hours after Sweden and Spain do battle in the European Championship, another European showdown will take place, but in Hong Kong - Robert Karlsson v Miguel Angel Jimenez.

18 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Swing time

Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez, leader Robert Karlsson's playing companion, hits a drive at the 18th on his way to a round of 66. The round included five birdies and left him at 12 under par, still in second place. The pair will play together again in the final group today. 'We both played well,' said Jimenez. 'Especially on the front nine.

18 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Karlsson beats demons to fight his way into the lead

Swedish star says he has learned not to try to outmuscle Fanling

Ryder Cup star Robert Karlsson knows how to win tournaments from the front - and he won't be looking over his shoulder at Mike Weir and company in the third round today.

17 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Choi sees no limits for rising star Liang

Chinese number one's impressive second round has South Korean waxing lyrical

17 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Swede overcomes horrors with a sweet 64

Hong Kong is one of the most popular stops on the European and Asian tours and not many players want to miss the party - unless you are Robert Karlsson.

16 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Great Brits

Sunningdale, England: Britain and Ireland held a 3-1 lead over Europe after the morning foursomes in golf's Ballesteros Trophy. The home team were buoyed by a surprise success for Padraig Harrington and Phillip Price, who came from two down with four to play to beat Thomas Bjorn and Robert Karlsson.

15 Apr 2000 - 12:00am