TOKYO (AP) -- The course that will host the 2020 Olympic golf tournament has avoided being stripped of the event by deciding to change its membership policy to include women.
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
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
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