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U.S. Open Golf Championship

Poulter looks to back up boast thanks to big finish

Ian Poulter has already told Ryder Cup-winning teammate Graeme McDowell he will win the UBS Hong Kong Open - now it's time for the Englishman to deliver after opening up a two-shot lead over the US Open champion heading into today's delicately poised final round.

Sunday, 21 November, 2010, 12:00am

US Open Results

Leading final-round scores (US unless noted): 283 Rocco Mediate 69-71-72-71, Tiger Woods 72-68-70-73.

284 Lee Westwood (England) 70-71-70-73.

286 Robert Karlsson (Sweden) 70-70-75-71, D.J. Trahan 72-69-73-72.

287 Carl Pettersson (Sweden) 71-71-77-68, John Merrick 73-72-71-71, Miguel Angel Jimenez (Spain) 75-66-74.

17 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

US Open results

Third-round scores (US unless noted): 210 Tiger Woods 72-68-70.

211 Lee Westwood (England) 70-71-70.

212 Rocco Mediate 69-71-72.

214 Geoff Ogilvy (Australia) 69-73-72, D.J. Trahan 72-69-73.

16 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

US Open results

Second-round scores (US unless noted): 139 Stuart Appleby (Australia) 69-70.

140 Rocco Mediate 69-71, Robert Karlsson (Sweden) 70-70, Tiger Woods 72-68.

141 D.J. Trahan 72-69, Davis Love 72-69, Lee Westwood (England) 70-71, Miguel Angel Jimenez (Spain) 75-66.

15 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

US Open results

Leading first-round scores (US unless noted): 68 Justin Hicks, Kevin Streelman.

69 Rocco Mediate, Stuart Appleby (Australia), Eric Axley, Geoff Ogilvy (Australia).

70 Ernie Els (South Africa), a-Rickie Fowler, Robert Karlsson (Sweden), Lee Westwood (England), Robert Allenby (Australia).

14 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Goose keeps lead despite flying off course

Wayward South African stays one ahead

South African Retief Goosen scrambled to a one-under-par 71 in the third round of the Volkswagen Masters-China to retain his overnight one-shot edge over Michael Campbell of New Zealand yesterday.

4 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Birdie blitz puts Choi four ahead

South Korean stalwart Choi Sang-ho charged into a four-shot lead at the halfway stage of the US$500,000 Maekyung Open by firing a two-under-par 70 in the second round.

28 May 2005 - 12:00am

Wang ends six-year drought

'At my age, it feels great to win again. It's not often that golfers can win when they are 42'

Wang Ter-chang found that winning feeling again - after six years - as he won the tournament by one stroke, holing the last putt for par to avoid what would have been a three-way play-off with Australian pair Marcus Both and Jarrod Lyle yesterday.

16 May 2005 - 12:00am

Tom Lehman birdies three holes to win US$150,000

Tom Lehman birdied three holes to win US$150,000, but Mark O'Meara needed just one birdie putt to earn the same amount in the first nine holes of the US$1 million Skins Game at La Quinta in California.

30 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

HK pair improve chances for cut

A fine performance from Derek Fung and an exceptional showing by Brad Schadewitz should ensure the SAR's Hong Kong Open interest will last beyond today's second-round cut.

27 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

Ex-lifter Choi snatches halfway lead

Korean Choi Kyung-ju made light of blustery weather conditions to take a commanding lead in the US$500,000 Omega PGA Championship at the Clearwater Bay Golf & Country Club.

The thick-set former weightlifter, who started the day on five under par, went five shots clear after rattling in seven birdies to finish with a 36-hole, 10-under-par aggregate 130.

13 Dec 1997 - 12:00am

Pressured Zhang six shots adrift

CHINA'S Zhang Lianwei made up ground on the leaders in the US$200,000 Volvo Masters of Malaysia yesterday but admitted that the pressure of defending the title had affected his overall performance.

The 32-year-old Zhang shot a five-under-par 67 - for a three-round total of four under 212 - in the Omega Tour event. He is six shots adrift of leader Simon Yates of Scotland.

16 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Bogeys put Zhang out of the running

China's Zhang Lianwei was furious with himself yesterday after an uncharacteristic double bogey effectively ended his hopes of retaining the Volvo Masters of Malaysia.

Zhang, 32, went on to card a one-over-par 73 after his double bogey at the ninth and his two-round total of 145 is eight off the lead held jointly by Taiwan's Hsieh Yu-shu and Scot Simon Yates.

15 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Confident Park leaves problems behind

PARK No-seok fired a tournament-low, six-under-par 66 to take a share of the lead after the third round of the Philip Morris Asia Golf Cup at the Woo Jung Hills Country Club in South Korea Park, 38, sat atop the leaderboard yesterday alongside South Korean compatriot Park Nam-sin, who shot a four-under-par 68, three strokes ahead of another fellow countryman, Lim Jin-han.

24 Aug 1997 - 12:00am

Yeh sets out to exorcise Fanling ghost

TAIWAN'S Yeh Chang-ting will be hoping to bury the ghost of Fanling as he takes a four-stroke lead into the final round of the US$500,000 Omega PGA Championship today at Clearwater Bay.

14 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

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