SYDNEY -- Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott weren't paired together for the first two rounds of the Australian Open because organizers wanted to split their marquee players among morning and afternoon groups for the spectators and television.
Fresh from winning his first European Tour money title on Sunday, reigning PGA Champion Martin Kaymer of Germany has withdrawn from the Chevron World Challenge. Kaymer wrapped up the Order of Merit on Sunday when he shared 13th in the Dubai World Championship.
29 Nov 2010 - 2:31am - 0 Comments
Michio Matsumura held off a final round charge by Kim Do-hoon on Sunday to beat the South Korean in a playoff and win the Casio World Open. The 27-year-old Matsumura carded a final-round 4under 68 and returned to the clubhouse looking on course to win the tournament in regulation play. However
28 Nov 2010 - 11:52am - 0 Comments
John Mallinger won the Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational on Sunday, birdieing four of the last six holes for a 4-under 68 and a two-stroke victory over Jason Gore. Mallinger, who lost his fully exempt PGA Tour status after finishing 133rd on the money list, made a 25-foot birdie putt on No.
22 Nov 2010 - 2:48pm - 0 Comments
Annika Sorenstam will make a rare pro tournament appearance Thursday when she participates in the Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational. The annual event held at Pebble Beach, Spyglass Hill Golf Course and Del Monte Golf Course, is the only head-to-head, 72-hole competition among the men and wo
17 Nov 2010 - 4:59pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods returning to Australia for the third straight year is a fairly safe bet considering the Presidents Cup will be held in 2011 at Royal Melbourne. The question is how many times he plays Down Under, and that depends largely on the schedule. IMG runs the Australian Masters, which it ha
16 Nov 2010 - 7:02pm - 0 Comments
Asia opted for youth for the Royal Trophy golf competition against Europe, selecting four young players among five named on Tuesday. South Koreans Kim Kyung-tae, 24, and Noh Seung-yul, 19, were joined by Japanese players Yuta Ikeda, 24, Shusuke Sonoda, 21, and the earlier-named Ryo Ishikawa, 19.
16 Nov 2010 - 12:14pm - 0 Comments
Mark O’Meara and Nick Price won the 19th annual ADT Golf Skills Challenge at The Breakers on Monday. The duo beat Fred Couples and Dustin Johnson in the reverse scramble final, in which teams picked the worst shot of the opponents to be played throughout the 4-par, 10th hole. The finalists had
15 Nov 2010 - 9:28pm - 0 Comments
Japanese teenager Ryo Ishikawa won the Mitsui Sumitomo Visa Taiheiyo Masters on Sunday, shooting a 5-under 67 to hold off Australian Brendan Jones for his third title of the year on the Japan Tour.
14 Nov 2010 - 12:24pm - 0 Comments
Stuart Appleby ended a nine-year drought at home by winning the JBWere Australian Masters on Sunday, rallying from a seven-shot deficit with birdies on his last two holes for a 6-under 65. Just after Tiger Woods closed with a 65 and ensured he'd finish the year without a title, Appleby knocked in
14 Nov 2010 - 1:22am - 0 Comments
England's Laura Davies won the Hero Honda Women's Indian Open on Saturday, triumphing in a four-way playoff at the DLF Golf and Country Club.
13 Nov 2010 - 11:42am - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods failed to make up any ground in the rain Saturday in the JBWere Australian Masters, shooting an even-par 71 that left him resigned to going an entire year without a victory. Adam Bland, who is headed to the second stage of PGA Tour qualifying school next week in California, started an
13 Nov 2010 - 1:48am - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods is in the same spot Down Under as he’s been everywhere else in the world -- trying to catch up to the leaders and on the verge of becoming an also-ran. Right when it looked as though Woods was poised to give himself a chance at winning for the first time all year, he struggled in blus
12 Nov 2010 - 2:11am - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods hit the ball as well as he has all year, except on the greens. In his final title defense of a forgettable year, Woods opened the JBWere Australian Masters with a 2-under 69 and was four shots off the lead Thursday at Victoria Golf Club. Woods missed only two greens in regulation,
11 Nov 2010 - 1:24am - 0 Comments
Bubba Watson made an 18-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole to cap a comeback victory for the PGA Tour team in the Wendy’s 3-Tour Challenge on Tuesday. Watson, Dustin Johnson and Boo Weekley finished a combined 14 under in the two-player, best-ball format that allowed each team to discard one score
9 Nov 2010 - 11:49pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods faces his first full year without a victory if he doesn’t defend this title this week in the Australian Masters.
9 Nov 2010 - 11:43pm - 2 Comments
The woman keeping score for Tiger Woods in the final round of the 2009 JBWere Australian Masters did well to contain her emotions.
9 Nov 2010 - 6:12pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods has arrived in Melbourne to defend his Australian Masters golf title, a year after his visit to the city sparked reports of infidelity which damaged his career and tarnished his public image. Woods hasn’t won a title since last year’s Masters at Kingston Heath and last week lost the w
9 Nov 2010 - 12:59am - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods returned to his mother’s home country for a four-man charity skins tournament on Monday and left soon after winning only one hole in another disappointing performance. Colombian golfer Camilo Villegas won the most money at the World Golf Salutes King Bhumibol Skins Tournament at the A
8 Nov 2010 - 12:49am - 0 Comments
Lorena Ochoa came out of retirement long enough to make $1.28 million with her two-shot victory Sunday over European Ryder Cup Captain Colin Montgomerie in the pro-celebrity Star Trophy at Mission Hills.
31 Oct 2010 - 12:46pm - 0 Comments
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