The World Super 6 in Australia includes match play, knock-out rounds, and closest-to-the-pin tiebreakers
New and innovative or too confusing? Either way, the World Super 6 which begins with stroke play Thursday at Lake Karrinyup near Perth, Western Australia, and concludes with a 24-man match-play and knockout round on Sunday, is definitely outside the box of a conventional golf tournament.
Lotta Wahlin of Sweden made seven birdies for a 6-under 66 Wednesday to take a one-shot lead over Becky Brewerton after the first round of the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters, the season-ending event on the Ladies European Tour.
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Geoff Ogilvy says it could be “quite interesting” if he finds himself paired with Presidents Cup teammate Robert Allenby at this week’s JB Were Australian Masters after their public spat last month.
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A chronic back injury threatens to derail Stuart Appleby's defense of his JBWere Australian Masters title this week at Victoria Golf Club.
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Michelle Wie is looking for a strong finish to a season she calls “a work in progress” after being hindered by injuries and tinkering with her swing.
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PGA Champion Keegan Bradley and Brendan Steele shot a 13-under 59 in scramble play Sunday to become the first PGA Tour rookies to win the Franklin Templeton Shootout.
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PGA Champion Keegan Bradley and Brendan Steele shot a 10-under 62 in better-ball play Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Mark Calcavecchia and Nick Price in the Franklin Templeton Shootout. Bradley and Steele had a 19-under 125 total at Tiburon Golf Club.
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Nick Price had a hole-in-one and teamed with fellow Champions Tour player Mark Calcavecchia for a 9-under 63 and a share of the lead with PGA Champion Keegan Bradley and Brendan Steele on Friday in the Franklin Templeton Shootout.
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FedExCup runner-up Webb Simpson and 2011 PGA Championship winner Keegan Bradley lead the field at the 23rd annual Franklin Templeton Shootout beginning Friday at Tiburon Golf Club.
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Lee Westwood finished with two bogeys and a 1-over 73 but it was still enough to retain his title by two strokes at the Nedbank Golf Challenge on Sunday.
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Brad Kennedy won the New Zealand Open on Sunday, holing a 30-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff with Australian compatriot Craig Parry to complete a wire-to-wire victory.
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Lee Westwood shot 10-under 62 to grab a seven-shot lead at the Nedbank Golf Challenge on Saturday and take a big step toward retaining his title.
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Mark Calcavecchia shot a 5-under 67 and rallied to win the Nedbank Senior Challenge by a stroke over Ian Woosnam and Bernhard Langer.
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Australian Brad Kennedy shot a 4-under-68 on Saturday to take a three-shot lead into the final round of the New Zealand Open. Kennedy had eight birdies and four bogeys as he broke out of a three-way tie for the overnight lead. He had a 54-hole total of 9-under 207.
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Graeme McDowell recovered from a double-bogey 7 at No. 14 to birdie two of his last three holes Friday for a 5-under 67 and a one-shot second-round lead at the Nedbank Golf Challenge.
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Two-time PGA Tour winner Craig Parry birdied the final three holes Friday for a 3-under 69 and a share of the second-round lead in the New Zealand Open.
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Defending champion Lee Westwood birdied the last hole to shoot a 4-under 68 and share the first-round lead with Masters winner Charl Schwartzel at the Nedbank Golf Challenge on Thursday.
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Jim Cusdin shot a 4-under 68 to grab a share of the lead after the first round of the New Zealand Open on Thursday. The Kiwi was tied with Brad Kennedy of Australia in the first major sports event to be held in Christchurch since a Feb. 22 earthquake killed 182 people.
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Five weeks after a stunning finish at Disney World, Luke Donald returns to competition at the Nedbank Challenge feeling refreshed and validated at No. 1.
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Greg Chalmers claimed his second major tournament Down Under in two weeks by winning the Australian PGA Championship on Sunday, making par in a three-man playoff while his rivals found trouble off the tee.
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