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Sunday, October 19, 2014
Kyu Jung Baek wins three-way playoff for HanaBank Championship title
INCHEON, South Korea -- Kyu Jung Baek of South Korea won a three-way playoff Sunday to claim the LPGA's KEB-HanaBank Championship.
Mikko Ilonen, Henrik Stenson advance to World Match Play finals with wins
ASH, England -- Mikko Ilonen of Finland ended Joost Luiten's unbeaten run to set up a final later Sunday against top-seeded Henrik Stenson of Sweden at the World Match Play Championship.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Martin goes on birdie binge to grab two-stroke lead in Shriners Hospital Open
LAS VEGAS -- Ben Martin birdied five straight holes on the back nine Saturday and finished with a 9-under 62 to take a two-stroke lead in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
Jay Haas takes two-stroke lead into final round of Greater Hickory Kia Classic
CONOVER, N.C. -- Jay Haas shot a 4-under-par 67 Saturday to take a two-stroke lead after the second round of the Champions Tour's Greater Hickory Kia Classic.
Three consecutive rounds with an ace? 81-year-old Dom DeBonis just did it
Every golfer dreams of making at least one hole-in-one. Many golfers dream of taking a trip to the golf mecca known as Myrtle Beach. But the idea of making aces in three consecutive rounds at Myrtle Beach? That happened to 81-year-old Dom DeBonis this week.
Luiten, Ilonen, Stenson, Coetzee reach World Match Play semifinals
ASH, England -- Joost Luiten extended his unbeaten run at the World Match Play Championship by easily defeating Spain's Pablo Larrazabal 6 and 5 Saturday to move into the semifinals.
Marcus Fraser fires 5-under 65, grabs third-round lead at Hong Kong Open
HONG KONG -- Marcus Fraser of Australia shot a 5-under 65 Saturday to take a one-shot lead after the third round of the Hong Kong Open, his first tournament after returning from an eight-month injury layoff.
Bae, Baek shoot 68s to share lead at KEB-HanaBank Championship
INCHEON, South Korea -- South Korean duo Hee Kyung Bae and Kyu Jung Baek both shot a 4-under 68 to take a share of the lead after the third round of the LPGA's KEB-HanaBank Championship on Saturday.
Friday, October 17, 2014
Andrew Putnam and Russell Knox tied after 36 holes at Shriners Open
LAS VEGAS – Andrew Putnam birdied two of the last three holes Friday for a 6-under 65 and a share of the second-round lead with Russell Knox in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.    Putnam is played his fourth PGA Tour eve
Jay Haas and Joe Durant lead Greater Hickory Kia Classic after first round
CONOVER, N.C. – Jay Haas and Joe Durant shot 8-under 63 on Friday to share the first-round lead in the Champions Tour's Greater Hickory Kia Classic.    The 60-year-old Haas, the 2005 and 2009 champion, had an eagle and seven
Webb Simpson preparing to switch to short putter
Webb Simpson – the defending champion at this week's Shriners Hospitals for Children Open – is one of the last holdouts still using a long putter on the PGA Tour.
Old Works Golf Course, atop a Superfund site, might close
In Montana, the end of October means golf season is pretty much winding down.
Stenson, Luiten reach quarterfinals undefeated at World Match Play
ASH, England -- Top-seeded Henrik Stenson defeated Thongchai Jaidee 2 and 1 to reach the quarterfinals undefeated after the opening three rounds of the World Match Play Championship.
Professional golf turns 154 years old
Today's an important date in golf history. The professional part of the game is turning 154 years old today. 
Eagle steals man's golf ball off of green
An eagle on the golf course is usually a great thing. In this particular case, however, it didn't help anyone's scorecard. Check out this video where an actual, real life eagle picks a golf ball up of the green and takes off:
Ernie Els celebrates birthday with two-stroke edge at Hong Kong Open
HONG KONG -- Ernie Els grabbed control of the Hong Kong Open with a two-stroke lead at the halfway mark by carding a 5-under-par 65 on his birthday Friday.
France's Karine Icher moves to top spot at HanaBank Championship
INCHEON, South Korea -- Karine Icher of France shot a 4-under 68 in the second round to take a one-stroke lead at the top of the European-dominated leaderboard at the KEB-HanaBank Championship on Friday.
Watch: Tennis star Rafa Nadal pranks unsuspecting golfers
What's better than a well-executed prank? That's exactly what tennis star Rafa Nadal pulled off recently on a course in Majorca, Spain, on a couple of unsuspecting golfers.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Stewart Cink and Martin Laird share lead at Shriners Hospitals Open
LAS VEGAS – Stewart Cink birdied seven of the final 11 holes Thursday for a 7-under 64 and a share of the first-round lead with Martin Laird in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.    Cink had a bogey-free round at TPC Summe
Scorecard of the Day: Mikko Ilonen at the Volvo World Match Play Championship
It's mid-October, but this is a big week in golf around the globe.