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.
Tiger Woods says he received an apology from former caddie Steve Williams over a racial slur when the two met and shook hands Tuesday.
7 Nov 2011 - 7:42pm - 4 Comments
Tiger Woods will not be paired with Adam Scott and former caddie Steve Williams at this week's Australian Open after all.
7 Nov 2011 - 5:15pm - 0 Comments
Top-ranked Yani Tseng won the Suzhou Taihu Ladies Open on the Ladies European Tour Sunday for her 11th worldwide victory of year, closing with a 6-under 66 to beat Sweden’s Pernilla Lindberg by seven strokes.
31 Oct 2011 - 12:29am - 0 Comments
U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy won $2 million in the Shanghai Masters on Sunday, beating Anthony Kim with a par on the first hole of a playoff. McIlroy holed a 2-foot putt for the victory after Kim missed a 3-footer.
30 Oct 2011 - 6:11am - 0 Comments
U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy shot a 7-under 65 on Saturday to increase his lead to three strokes after the third round of the Shanghai Masters.
29 Oct 2011 - 6:17am - 0 Comments
U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy shot a 3-under 69 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead after the second round of the big-money Shanghai Masters.
28 Oct 2011 - 6:22am - 0 Comments
U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy shot an 8-under 64 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead in the Shanghai Masters, the lucrative invitational tournament that isn’t sanctioned by any of the major tours.
27 Oct 2011 - 6:24am - 0 Comments
Rickie Fowler won the OneAsia Tour’s Kolon Korea Open on Sunday for his first professional title, closing with a 3-under 68 for a six-stroke victory over U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy.
9 Oct 2011 - 12:35pm - 0 Comments
Rickie Fowler shot an 8-under 63 Saturday to take a four-stroke lead after the third round of the Kolon Korea Open as Rory McIlroy slipped down the field.
8 Oct 2011 - 11:08am - 0 Comments
U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy shot a a 2-under 69 Friday to take a share of the lead after the second round at the Kolon Korea Open on the OneAsia Tour.
7 Oct 2011 - 12:18pm - 0 Comments
Defending champion Y.E. Yang shot a four-under 67 Thursday to claim a share of the lead with Rickie Fowler after the first round of the Kolon Korea Open on the OneAsia Tour.
6 Oct 2011 - 11:40am - 0 Comments
U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy will be aiming to better his third place in 2009 when he tees off in the Korea Kolon Open at Woo Jeong Country Hills Club in Cheonan on Thursday.
5 Oct 2011 - 12:31am - 0 Comments
Hideki Matsuyama of Japan played his final 42 holes without a bogey Sunday and closed with a 5-under 67 to win the Asian Amateur Championship for the second straight year, earning another invitation to Augusta National to play in the 2012 Masters.
2 Oct 2011 - 1:59pm - 0 Comments
Not long after 54-year-old Randal Lewis became the oldest U.S. Mid-Amateur champion, his youngest son sent him a quick text message. "Hey dad, can I have your Masters tickets?" the text from Nicklaus Lewis read.
23 Sep 2011 - 1:11am - 0 Comments
Brothers Stanford and Louis Lee each won two matches Tuesday and will face off in the quarterfinals of the USGA Senior Amateur Championship. Wednesday morning’s match will be the first between brothers in the history of the USGA Senior Amateur.
14 Sep 2011 - 12:04pm - 0 Comments
Defending champion Paul Simson was among 32 players to advance through Monday's first round of match play at the USGA Senior Amateur Championship.
12 Sep 2011 - 10:48pm - 0 Comments
Defending champion Paul Simson topped the 64 match-play qualifiers Sunday in the USGA Senior Amateur Championship, shooting a 4-under 68 at Kinloch Golf Club. The 60-year-old Simson, from Raleigh, N.C., had a 5-under 139 total.
11 Sep 2011 - 8:01pm - 0 Comments
Britain & Ireland regained the Walker Cup from the United States for the first time since 2003 on Sunday, holding off the Americans in the afternoon singles for a 14-12 victory.
11 Sep 2011 - 7:44pm - 0 Comments
Mark Bemowski shot a 4-under 68 on Saturday to take a two-shot lead after the first round of stroke-play qualifying in the USGA Senior Amateur Championship at Kinloch Golf Club.
10 Sep 2011 - 11:19pm - 0 Comments
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