Japan’s Akane Iijima made five birdies on the back nine to shoot a 6-under 66 on Friday to share the first-round lead with South Korea’s Hwang Ah-reum and Taiwan’s Teresa Lu at the Mizuno Classic.
Luke Donald has been No. 1 in the world since the end of May. He has won four times around the world, and he likely will be voted PGA Tour Player of the Year. Apparently, that’s still not enough to get on Greg Norman’s radar screen.
12 Nov 2011 - 1:13pm - 0 Comments
The PGA Tour awards ballot are now in the mail, though they might be shorter than previous years. Tour officials have decided not to submit any candidates as comeback player of the year.
12 Nov 2011 - 1:08pm - 0 Comments
The No. 1 golfer in the world is now a father of two.
11 Nov 2011 - 7:21pm - 0 Comments
The only two continents where the Presidents Cup has not been played are Asia and South America, which is likely to change when the next one goes overseas in 2015. And while Asia appears to have more appeal, South America might be more critical.
8 Nov 2011 - 7:26pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy's final-hole birdie at the WGC-HSBC Champions on Sunday has elevated him to a career-high second in the Official World Golf Ranking. Now only England's Luke Donald is ahead of the 22-year-old U.S. Open champion thanks to his fourth-place finish in Shanghai.
7 Nov 2011 - 1:01pm - 2 Comments
The PGA Tour no longer is looking for new tournaments in Asia as it considers revamping the schedule so that a new season would start in the fall after the FedExCup is over.
6 Nov 2011 - 6:23pm - 0 Comments
Brandt Snedeker will be out of golf the rest of the year as he recovers from hip surgery.
4 Nov 2011 - 1:54am - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods believes he’s ready to return to top form after shaking off injuries that have undermined his performance for the last two years. The former world No. 1 says that he has been practicing frequently and getting his playing instincts back.
3 Nov 2011 - 12:39pm - 0 Comments
NBA labor issues will keep Michael Jordan from going to Australia to be an assistant captain for the U.S. team at the Presidents Cup.
2 Nov 2011 - 12:51am - 0 Comments
For the first time since 2003, the majors were won by players who had never won one before. Throw in the World Golf Championships, and it’s evident that 2011 was the year of the breakthrough.
1 Nov 2011 - 7:36pm - 0 Comments
After spending nearly a decade as a caddie, one tough year wasn’t enough to keep Brett Waldman from another shot at trying to make it as a player.
1 Nov 2011 - 7:29pm - 0 Comments
Russell Knox started the year with no status on any tour. He wound up at No. 12 on the Nationwide Tour to earn his shot on the PGA Tour in 2012, a spot he never imagined when he was toiling away in the north of Scotland and wondering if he belonged.
1 Nov 2011 - 7:23pm - 0 Comments
Bo Van Pelt ran away with the CIMB Asia Pacific Classic on Sunday in hot and humid conditions, birdieing five of the last eight holes for a 7-under 64 and a six-stroke victory over the 47 other players in the small field.
30 Oct 2011 - 6:22am - 0 Comments
J.B. Holmes is the new king of the long ball on the PGA Tour.
29 Oct 2011 - 6:04pm - 0 Comments
Bo Van Pelt shot a 4-under 67 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over fellow Indiana player Jeff Overton after the third round of the CIMB Asia Pacific Classic.
29 Oct 2011 - 6:07am - 0 Comments
American Jeff Overton shot a course-record 9-under 62 on Friday for a share of the second-round lead with Sweden’s Fredrik Jacobson in the CIMB Asia Pacific Classic.
28 Oct 2011 - 6:09am - 0 Comments
Australia’s Robert Allenby shot an 8-under 63 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead over Venezuela’s Jhonattan Vegas after the first round of the CIMB Asia Pacific Classic, the second-year event sanctioned by the PGA Tour and Asian Tour.
27 Oct 2011 - 6:14am - 0 Comments
Luke Donald is questioning the PGA Tour’s decision to delay the voting for its Player of the Year Award.
26 Oct 2011 - 7:21pm - 0 Comments
If there was an award for who traveled the farthest to get to the Presidents Cup, then Jim Furyk would be a candidate.
26 Oct 2011 - 12:48am - 0 Comments
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