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.
Taiwan’s Yani Tseng took over the No. 1 ranking in women’s golf after shooting a final-round 68 to win the Australian Ladies Masters by four strokes on Sunday, her second victory in a row Down Under.
13 Feb 2011 - 11:07am - 0 Comments
Taiwan’s Yani Tseng, who can take the No. 1 ranking in women’s golf with a victory at the Australian Ladies Masters, took a three-stroke lead into the final round Saturday, shooting a 9-under-par 63.
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American Stacey Lewis and Australian Kristie Smith each shot 7-under-par 65s to take a share of the second-round lead at the Australian Ladies Masters on Friday.
11 Feb 2011 - 11:50am - 0 Comments
Seven-time major winner Karrie Webb had eight birdies and two bogeys for an opening-round six-under 66 and was in a six-way tie for the lead Thursday at the Australian Ladies Masters.
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Taiwan’s Yani Tseng, bogeying only two of 72 holes, successfully defended her Women’s Australian Open title, shooting a final-round 2-under 71 Sunday to win by seven strokes.
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Defending champion Yani Tseng shot a 5-under 68 Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the Women’s Australian Open.
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Defending champion Yani Tseng shot a 6-under-par 67 to take a two-stroke lead in Friday’s rain-interrupted second round of the Women’s Australian Open at Commonwealth Golf Club.
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World No. 1 Jiyai Shin moved into a share of the lead with America's Jennifer Song after Thursday’s first round of the Handa Women’s Australian Open.
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English veteran Laura Davies is playing some of her best golf at age 47 and finds herself among the favorites in a strong field for the Women’s Australian Open starting Thursday.
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Europe dominated Sunday’s singles matches to produce an unlikely comeback over Asia and defend its Royal Trophy title with a 9-7 victory at the Black Mountain Golf Club.
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Asia swept all four points in the fourballs on Saturday to build a 6-2 lead over Europe in the three-day Royal Trophy match-play tournament.
8 Jan 2011 - 11:51am - 0 Comments
The opening day of the Royal Trophy ended even as defending champion Europe drew 2-2 with Asia in Friday's foursomes.
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Colin Montgomerie will captain another European side this weekend when the Royal Trophy gets under way on Friday.
6 Jan 2011 - 12:37pm - 0 Comments
The Australian Open will precede the Presidents Cup next November, a decision that could put the Australian Masters -- an event Tiger Woods has played the last two years -- opposite the American star’s own tournament in California.
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Three-time major champion Padraig Harrington met with the Great Britain and Ireland Walker Cup squad this week during a two-day training session in Portmarnock, Ireland, near his hometown of Dublin.
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Australia's Peter Senior won the rain-delayed Australian PGA Championship on Monday, beating Geoff Ogilvy with a par on the second hole of a playoff to become the oldest player to win a big professional tournament in Australia.
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Dustin Johnson and Ian Poulter won the Shark Shootout Sunday, shooting a 13-under 59 in the scramble format to beat Darren Clarke and Graeme McDowell by two shots.
12 Dec 2010 - 3:04pm - 0 Comments
The final round of the Australian PGA Championship was postponed until Monday because of heavy rain, with Peter Senior holding a one-stroke lead after nine holes.
12 Dec 2010 - 12:53pm - 0 Comments
Champions Tour players Fred Funk and Kenny Perry shot a 10-under 62 in better-ball play Saturday for a share of the second-round lead in the Shark Shootout with defending champions Steve Stricker and Jerry Kelly.
11 Dec 2010 - 6:07pm - 1 Comments
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