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.
British Open champion Darren Clarke was a bit bleary-eyed Tuesday as he began the first of four weeks of golf in Australia, South Africa, Dubai and Thailand.
22 Nov 2011 - 12:38pm - 0 Comments
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- Harrison Frazar won the rain-soaked Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational by a stroke Sunday when Cameron Tringale missed a 2-foot par putt on the final hole.
20 Nov 2011 - 8:35pm - 0 Comments
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- Matt Bettencourt shot a 3-under 69 at Pebble Beach on Saturday for a share of the lead with Kyle Thompson after the third round of the Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational.
20 Nov 2011 - 8:05am - 0 Comments
MIYAZAKI, Japan (AP) -- Japan's Toshinori Muto shot an 8-under 63 on Sunday to win the rain-shortened Dunlop Phoenix by four strokes over Spain's Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano.
20 Nov 2011 - 7:45am - 0 Comments
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- Jason Kokrak, set to join the PGA Tour for the first time next season, shot a 3-under 69 on Friday at Spyglass for a share of the lead with Kyle Thompson after the second round of the Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational.
18 Nov 2011 - 8:49pm - 0 Comments
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18 Nov 2011 - 8:44am - 0 Comments
MIYAZAKI, Japan (AP) -- Spain's Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano made four straight birdies on the back nine in a 5-under 66 to take a one-stroke lead Friday in the Dunlop Phoenix. Fernandez-Castano won the rain-delayed Singapore Open on Monday in a playoff.
18 Nov 2011 - 8:26am - 0 Comments
MIYAZAKI, Japan (AP) -- Japanese golfers Tetsuya Haraguchi and Hideto Tanihara both shot 5-under 66 on Thursday to share the first-round lead at the Dunlop Phoenix. Tomohiro Kondo was a stroke back at the par-71 Phoenix Country Club.
17 Nov 2011 - 8:05am - 0 Comments
From about 250 yards away, thousands of fans perched on the dunes behind the 17th hole could make out the guy in a red shirt posing over his shot, then the ball appearing on the green and racing down a ridge to 12 feet behind the pin.
13 Nov 2011 - 10:11pm - 1 Comments
The loudest cheers were for Tiger Woods. The Australian Open belonged to winner Greg Chalmers.
13 Nov 2011 - 1:10am - 0 Comments
In the lead for the first time all year, Tiger Woods got the same result as his last time atop the leaderboard. He couldn't break par.
12 Nov 2011 - 1:56am - 0 Comments
It was the shot of the day Friday at the Australian Open, and one that made the Tiger Woods of today look ominously like the one of yesterday.
11 Nov 2011 - 2:43am - 4 Comments
Tiger Woods played his first bogey-free round in nine months, a big development in any tournament he plays. It nearly got lost Thursday in the Australian Open, which featured an albatross from Adam Scott and another meltdown for John Daly.
10 Nov 2011 - 2:32am - 6 Comments
John Daly hit seven balls into the water on the 11th hole Thursday and stormed off the golf course at the Australian Open.
10 Nov 2011 - 2:06am - 1 Comments
No more than 250 people followed Tiger Woods early Wednesday at the Australian Open, a sign that while he still is the main attraction Down Under, it’s not what it used to be.
9 Nov 2011 - 1:31pm - 2 Comments
Matt Kuchar’s trips Down Under have been few and far between since making his professional debut at the 2000 Australian Open. Three years later, he returned for his honeymoon on Lizard Island on the Great Barrier Reef.
9 Nov 2011 - 12:52am - 0 Comments
Kenny Perry made nine birdies to lead the Champions Tour to the title over the LPGA Tour and PGA Tour teams at the Wendy’s 3-Tour Challenge on Tuesday.
9 Nov 2011 - 12:46am - 0 Comments
Geoff Ogilvy calls his golf year "up and down," and maybe that was being generous: the ups were few and far between.
8 Nov 2011 - 12:59am - 0 Comments
Annika Sorenstam won the short iron competition in the ADT Skills Challenge on Monday in her first professional competition in three years.
8 Nov 2011 - 12:44am - 0 Comments
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