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  RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro's mayor unveiled the city's Olympic golf course on Wednesday and laid out an ardent defense of a project that has been criticized by environmental activists and is at the center of legal wranglings.
Alabama leads by three over Florida and Auburn in men's NCAA finals
PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. -- Freshman Justin Thomas shot a 70 to help Alabama take a three-shot lead over SEC rivals Florida and Auburn after the first round Tuesday at the NCAA Division I men's championships. The Alabama women's team won its first national t
30 May 2012 - 12:32am - 0 Comments
Alabama wins women's NCAA title, edging Southern California by one
FRANKLIN, Tenn. -- Alabama won its first women's golf title Friday, holding off two-time champ Southern California by a stroke on the 72nd hole in the NCAA Division I championship.
25 May 2012 - 11:19pm - 0 Comments
Southern Cal trims Alabama's lead to two on Day 3 of women's NCAA final
FRANKLIN, Tenn. -- Alabama's double-digit lead dwindled on the back nine, and the Crimson Tide finished with a two-stroke lead over Southern California on Thursday after the third round of the NCAA Division I women's championship.
24 May 2012 - 11:39pm - 0 Comments
Alabama stretches lead to 11 strokes on Day 2 of women's NCAA finals
FRANKLIN, Tenn. -- Alabama grabbed an 11-stroke lead, and Crimson Tide senior Brooke Pancake shot a 2-under 70 on Wednesday to top the individual leaderboard after the second round of the NCAA Division I women's golf championship.
24 May 2012 - 12:08am - 0 Comments
Alabama grabs two-shot lead over Virginia at women’s NCAA finals
FRANKLIN, Tenn. -- Alabama finished the opening round by grabbing a two-stroke lead over Virginia, and Portland Rosen shot a Cavaliers' school-record 6-under 66 in near perfect conditions in the morning to lead the individual standings Tuesday at the NCAA Division I w
23 May 2012 - 1:00am - 0 Comments
Seven SEC teams populate field in women's NCAA finals at Vanderbilt
FRANKLIN, Tenn. -- Another NCAA championship is stocked with Southeastern Conference teams looking to add one more title to the league's crowded trophy case.
21 May 2012 - 11:44pm - 0 Comments
Westwood wins Indonesian Masters for second year straight, by two shots
Third-ranked Lee Westwood defended his Indonesian Masters title Sunday with a two-stroke victory despite a shaky final round.
22 Apr 2012 - 2:50pm - 0 Comments
Australian Masters back at Kingston Heath as 2012-2013 schedule settles
The Australian Masters returns to Kingston Heath in Melbourne, site of Tiger Woods' 2009 victory, when the PGA Tour of Australasia begins its late 2012 season.
12 Apr 2012 - 12:45am - 0 Comments
Hull named to 2012 Britain-Ireland Curtis Cup team in surprising reversal
A month after she was ruled ineligible for Great Britain-Ireland’s Curtis Cup team, England’s Charley Hull was named to the squad on Wednesday.
27 Mar 2012 - 6:45pm - 0 Comments
Boeljon captures Australian Ladies Masters with birdie on final hole
GOLD COAST, Australia -- Christel Boeljon birdied the last hole to win the Australian Ladies Masters by one stroke on Sunday and avoid a four-way playoff.  
5 Feb 2012 - 11:32am - 0 Comments
Ryu's lead down to three over Boeljon in Australian Ladies Masters
GOLD COAST, Australia -- Reigning U.S. Women’s Open champion So Yeon Ryu shot a 3-under-par 69 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the Australian Ladies Masters.  
4 Feb 2012 - 11:25am - 0 Comments
Ryu leads by four after second-round 61 in Australian Ladies Masters
GOLD COAST, Australia -- Reigning U.S. Women’s Open champion So Yeon Ryu shot an 11-under 61 on Friday to take a four-stroke lead after two rounds of the Australian Ladies Masters.  
3 Feb 2012 - 11:53am - 0 Comments
Lee leads Australian Ladies Masters, Thompson two back after first round
GOLD COAST, Australia -- Lee Bo-mee of South Korea shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead in the Australian Ladies Masters.  
2 Feb 2012 - 11:48am - 0 Comments
New Zealander Ko becomes youngest winner of any pro tour event at age 14
SYDNEY  -- Fourteen-year-old New Zealand amateur Lydia Ko has become the youngest winner of a professional golf tour event, taking the women's New South Wales Open by four strokes Sunday.
29 Jan 2012 - 7:58pm - 1 Comments
McCloskey, Popson and Tubert round out 2012 U.S. Curtis Cup squad
19 Jan 2012 - 7:47pm - 0 Comments
As European men thrive, European women struggle to gain attention
Less than a decade ago, European women were among the top golfers in the world with the likes of Annika Sorenstam and Laura Davies regularly vying for the top spot and racking up victories at the majors. These days, golf fans would be hard pressed to name one top European.
25 Dec 2011 - 12:29am - 0 Comments
Miyazato wins money title in Europe, but achievement needs an asterisk
If ever an award in golf needed an asterisk, it would be for Ai Miyazato winning the Ladies European Tour money list.
21 Dec 2011 - 12:25pm - 0 Comments
Westwood cruises to seven-shot win over Schwartzel in Thailand finale
Lee Westwood of England completed a comprehensive victory in the Thailand Golf Championship Sunday, shooting a 3-under 69 to beat his nearest rival Charl Schwartzel of South Africa by seven shots at the Amata Spring Country Club.
18 Dec 2011 - 12:41pm - 0 Comments
Poulter powers past Ogilvy to win JBWere Australian Masters by three
England's Ian Poulter won the JBWere Australian Masters on Sunday, spoiling Geoff Ogilvy's bid for a victory on his boyhood course.
18 Dec 2011 - 1:50am - 0 Comments