BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Matias Dominguez closed with a 1-under 71 on Sunday to win the inaugural Latin American Amateur Championship, earning a spot at Augusta National in April as the first player from Chile at the Masters in more than 50 years.
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.
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Peter Uihlein, No. 1 in the current World Amateur Golf Ranking, has received the 2010 Mark H McCormack Medal, the award given to the world’s top amateur golfer at the culmination of the amateur season, following the U.S. Amateur and European Amateur championships.
28 Oct 2010 - 6:04pm - 0 Comments
Lee Westwood and major winners Padraig Harrington, Louis Oosthuizen, Ernie Els and Retief Goosen will line up for Africa’s biggest prize at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in December. Ryder Cup winners Miguel Angel Jimenez, Ross Fisher and Edoardo Molinari are also part of the 12-player field named b
21 Oct 2010 - 11:31am - 0 Comments
JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia (AP) -- Padraig Harrington earned his first victory in two years Sunday, winning the Asian Tour's Iskandar Johor Open by three strokes over Noh Seung-yul of South Korea. The three-time major champion shot a 3-under 69 to finish at 20-under 268 in his debut in the tournament
17 Oct 2010 - 1:36pm - 0 Comments
Padraig Harrington overcame a sore neck to shoot a 4-under 68 Saturday and take a five-shot lead after the third round of the Iskandar Johor Open. Harrington said he injured a muscle in his neck during warmup but didn't want to give up a chance for his first tournament victory in two years. "I
16 Oct 2010 - 3:39pm - 0 Comments
Three-time major champion Padraig Harrington was on course for his first victory in two years by surging into the halfway lead at the Iskandar Johor Open on Friday. Harrington carded a 5-under-par 67 in the second round for a 13-under 131 total, one stroke better then Taiwan's Lin Wen-tang at the
15 Oct 2010 - 1:01pm - 0 Comments
Padraig Harrington had two eagles on the last three holes to shoot an 8-under 64 Thursday and take a share of the first-round lead at the Iskandar Johor Open. Harrington opened his round with three straight birdies and finished it off with eagles on the 16th and 18th to sit tied with Marcus Both
14 Oct 2010 - 5:26pm - 0 Comments
Shinichi Yokata's final round of 67 saw the 38-year-old edge out Ryo Ishikawa to win the Canon Open by two shots at Totsuka Country Club. Yokata collected an eagle, four birdies and a bogey to pull clear of fellow overnight co-leaders Ishikawa and Hideto Tanihara and finish on 14 under par to tak
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Hideki Matsuyama closed with a 4-under 67 to win the Asian Amateur on Sunday and earn a spot in the Masters as the first Japanese amateur at Augusta National. Matsuyama played bogey-free at Kasumigaseki Country Club and broke par in all four rounds for a five-shot victory over Tarquin MacManus of
10 Oct 2010 - 4:24pm - 0 Comments
Paul Simson won the USGA Senior Amateur Championship on Thursday, beating stroke-play medalist Pat Tallent 2 and 1 to become the first player to win the event and the British Seniors Open Amateur Championship and Canadian Men's Senior in the same year.
7 Oct 2010 - 7:16pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods will play in a one-day skins tournament in Thailand next month, returning to his mother’s home country for the first time in 10 years. Organizers announced Thursday that Woods will play in the Nov.
7 Oct 2010 - 4:57pm - 0 Comments
Three-time champion Ellen Port took medalist honors in the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur for a record fourth time Sunday, shooting a 1-over 73 at Wichita Country Club. The 49-year-old Port, a teacher and coach at John Burroughs High School in St.
26 Sep 2010 - 8:52pm - 0 Comments
Defending champion Nathan Smith, Scott Harvey and Tim Hogarth shared medalist honors Sunday in the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship with 36-hole, stroke-play totals of even-par 144.
26 Sep 2010 - 8:39pm - 0 Comments
Britain's all-time great Laura Davies shot a final level-par round of 71 Sunday to win the Women’s Spanish Open on the Ladies European Tour and claim her 76th career title at Flamingos Golf on the Costa del Sol. Davies finished at 11 under par for the tournament and secured a two-stroke win over
19 Sep 2010 - 1:46pm - 0 Comments
For the second time, the Asian Amateur Championship will gather the top amateur players from up to 34 nations to determine the region’s top golfer of the year.
15 Sep 2010 - 6:02pm - 0 Comments
Michelle Wie will end her season by playing in the Dubai Ladies Masters, the final Ladies European Tour event of the year. Tour officials announced Monday that Wie will be in the field at the $642,330 event from Dec.
13 Sep 2010 - 5:22pm - 0 Comments
England's Laura Davies fired a closing 70 Sunday to win the UNIQA Ladies Golf Open on the Ladies European Tour for her 75th career victory. The result went right down to the last hole, which Davies birdied after playing a magnificent shot out of the greenside bunker to six feet and sinking the pu
5 Sep 2010 - 2:45pm - 0 Comments
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