Golf

  • Adam Scott, Cameron Tringale tied for the lead at Barclays 15 hours 15 minutes ago

    Now that the majors are over, Adam Scott is going after the only big prize left this year - a shot at the $10 million FedEx Cup title. Scott ran off four straight birdies in the middle of his round on Friday, and then closed with an approach that settled a...
  • McIlroy struggles in opening round at The Barclays Yesterday

    Rory McIlroy's bid for a career first FedExCup title got off to a rocky start on Thursday as he shot a three-over par 74 in the first round at The Barclays, the opening tournament of the four-event playoffs. The Northern Irishman, ranked first in the world and first in the FedExCup...
  • Tiger Woods doubts he could have won a point at Ryder Cup 4 days ago

    Tiger Woods made himself unavailable for the US Ryder Cup team because he did not think he could win a point in the matches, the former world number one said on Tuesday. The 38-year-old American was sidelined for three months after having back surgery in March. His form this year would have...
  • Tricky 18th hole helps Camilo Villegas win Wyndham Championship 4 days ago

    Greensboro: Camilo Villegas got some help from an unlikely source on his way to his first victory in a while. The tricky 18th hole at Sedgefield Country Club tripped up his top two challengers. Villegas won the Wyndham Championship by a stroke on Sunday for his first on the PGA Tour...
  • Nick Watney grabs one-shot lead at Wyndham Championship 6 days ago

    Nick Watney carded a five-under-par 65 to grab the lead after the third round at the Wyndham Championship on Saturday. The American sank a 20-foot putt from the fringe at the last to edge one stroke clear of Canadian Brad Fritsch (65) atop a tightly-bunched leaderboard at Sedgefield. Swede Freddie Jacobson (66)...
  • Arjun Atwal misses cut at Wyndham 1 week ago

    Greensboro: Arjun Atwal missed the cut yet again with a second round 71 at the Wyndham Championships, an event that has been one and only title on the PGA Tour. The Indian golfer, who does not have a card this season and is dependent on invitations, finished with 71-71 and missed...
  • Kapur, Chowrasia, Bhullar make the cut in Denmark tourney 1 week ago

    Aalborg, Denmark: Shiv Kapur and SSP Chowrasia shot contrasting rounds to make the midway cut at the Made in Denmark golf tournament here. Kapur carded a bogey-free 68 with three birdies, all between 10th and 12th, while Chowrasia had two birdies and two bogeys for his 71. Chowrasia had two birdies...
  • Anirban Lahiri lies 20th after third round in Fiji 1 week ago

    Fiji: Anirban Lahiri bore the brunt of windy and brutal conditions in the third round of the USD 1 million Fiji International as he returned a card of 75 to drop to tied 20th with one more round to go. Lahiri is two-over 218 after 54 holes. On Friday evening, Lahiri made...
  • Golf: Anirban Lahiri opens with 74 in Fiji International August 14, 2014

    Flying from one end of the world to the other and trying to get used to a 19-hour time difference, Anirban Lahiri shot an opening round of two-over 74 on the first day of the inaugural Fiji International. Lahiri is tied for 68th and will need a good second round to...
  • Tiger Woods pulls out of US Ryder Cup consideration August 14, 2014

    Tiger Woods removed himself from consideration for the Ryder Cup team on Wednesday evening with a clear message that he is not healthy enough to play. One day after US captain Tom Watson said he trusted Woods to give him the "straight skinny" on the condition of his back injury and...
  • Vijay Singh feels the heat as international golf tees off in Fiji August 13, 2014

    With three major championships to his name, Vijay Singh rarely feels the need to prove himself on a golf course these days but the former world number one admits to feeling the pressure this week ahead of the Fiji International. The Florida-based 51-year-old, now in the twilight of his career, has...
  • McIlroy wins PGA Championship, claims fourth major August 11, 2014

    Louisville: Pre-tournament favourite Rory McIlroy recovered from a stumbling start to overcome a series of challengers and clinch his fourth major title by a shot at the PGA Championship on Sunday. A stroke in front of the chasing pack overnight, the Northern Irish world number one lost the lead but regained...
  • McIlroy stays one ahead after wild day at Valhalla August 10, 2014

    Louisville: Rory McIlroy, seeking his fourth major title, ended a pulsating third round of low scoring and frequent lead changes to preserve his one-shot advantage at the PGA Championship on Saturday. A stroke in front overnight heading into what is traditionally known as 'moving day', the British Open champion birdied three...
  • Anirban Lahiri misses cut, makes early exit from PGA August 9, 2014

    Louisville: India's Anirban Lahiri gave it all, but it was not enough to keep him for the weekend as he missed the cut by a fair margin at the 96th PGA Championships. Lahiri added a second round 73 to the 72 he had on Thursday to get to three-over 145 but...
  • Imperious Rory McIlroy moves one ahead at Valhalla August 9, 2014

    Louisville Kentucky: Rory McIlroy, helped by composed shot-making and a stunning eagle on his ninth hole of the day, soared one stroke clear in the weather-hit second round of the PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club on Friday. The British Open champion, in pursuit of a third consecutive victory on the...
  • Rory McIlroy reaps rich rewards after total immersion in game August 9, 2014

    Louisville Kentucky: Having immersed himself in golf since the breakup three months ago of his engagement to tennis player Caroline Wozniacki, Rory McIlroy has reaped rich rewards with a sizzling run of form at the game's highest level. Just days after saying he was not ready for marriage, the Northern Irishman...
  • Indian Open golf tourney cancelled for this year August 8, 2014

    The IGU clarifies that the decision to cancel the tourney was made with bigger and better plans for the event in mind. ...
  • Anirban Lahiri puts together gritty 72 at PGA Championship August 8, 2014

    Louisville, USA: Anirban Lahiri ground it out for a one-over 72 on a warm and muggy opening day to give himself a decent chance of making the halfway cut at the 96th PGA Championship golf. The 27-year-old Bangalorean drove the ball well and found more than half the fairways but he...
  • Sizzling Westwood gains Ryder Cup boost at Valhalla August 8, 2014

    Louisville Kentucky: Former world number one Lee Westwood, still hunting his first major title, gave his Ryder Cup prospects a massive boost as he charged into contention for the PGA Championship on Thursday. The Englishman is on the outside looking in as he bids to earn selection for the September 26-28...
  • Tiger Woods not yet ready to decide if he can play in PGA, says agent August 5, 2014

    Tiger Woods, his back again in pain, has not yet decided if he can play in the PGA Championship starting on Thursday in Kentucky, his agent said on Monday. The former world number one withdrew during Sunday's final round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational because of back pain and returned home to...
  • Rory McIlroy wins Bridgestone to claim world number one ranking August 4, 2014

    Rory McIlroy continued his dominating form when he won the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational by two strokes on Sunday and regained the world number one ranking, replacing Australia's Adam Scott. McIlroy made a sizzling start to the final round with three consecutive birdies to quickly erase a three-stroke deficit and surge past Sergio...
  • Serigo Garcia leads McIlroy by three strokes at WGC-Bridgestone August 3, 2014

    Sergio Garcia maintained a three-stroke lead after the third round at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational on Saturday, while Rory McIlroy loomed large in second place as the two Europeans set the stage for another showdown. Two weeks after McIlroy staved off a final round challenge from Garcia to win the British Open,...
  • Serigo Garcia ties course record 61 for WGC lead in Akron August 2, 2014

    Spaniard Sergio Garcia birdied the final seven holes to match the course record and storm to a three-stroke lead after the second round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio on Friday. The British Open runner-up put on a clinic on the greens, one-putting the final 11 holes for an astonishing...
  • Jim Furyk leads by three as local hopes fade at Canadian Open July 27, 2014

    American Jim Furyk moved closer to ending a personal winless streak of nearly four years when he earned a three-shot lead after the third round at the Canadian Open in Montreal on Saturday. But a much longer national drought is likely to continue after Canadian hope Graham DeLaet three-putted the final...
  • Graham DeLaet well placed to end Canadian title drought July 26, 2014

    Canada's Graham DeLaet has his sights set on ending one of golf's oldest title droughts, and was in "a great position" just two shots behind leaders Jim Furyk and Tim Petrovic after the Canadian Open second round in Montreal. No Canadian has won the country's national open since Pat Fletcher in...
  • It's simple really says McIlroy, just process and spot July 21, 2014

    For Rory McIlroy the secret of his stunning victory at the Open on Sunday came down to two rather unremarkable words: process and spot. That was the mantra he repeated in his brain throughout four majestic rounds of golf at the Royal Liverpool course. "Very simple," he disclosed when asked what were...
  • Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major July 20, 2014

    Hoylake: Rory McIlroy had to work a little harder and sweat a little more. No matter. Just like his other two majors, this British Open was never really in doubt. With two key birdies around the turn, and a powerful tee shot at just the right moment, McIlroy completed a wire-to-wire...
  • Rory McIlroy storms six clear as The Open victory looms July 19, 2014

    Open leader Rory McIlroy left the door invitingly ajar for a charging pack led by Rickie Fowler and Sergio Garcia before slamming it shut with a dazzling finish to his third round at soggy Hoylake on Saturday. The Northern Irishman began the day four shots clear of Dustin Johnson, was caught...
  • Rory McIlroy builds a 4-shot lead at British Open July 19, 2014

    Rory McIlroy only saw birdies at Royal Liverpool, mostly on his scorecard, and even one pheasant that trotted across the eighth green as he was lining up a putt. That was but a minor interruption in his command performance on Friday in the British Open. Once he made a birdie, and...
  • Sick Anirban Lahiri bows out of The Open July 19, 2014

    Hoylake: An ailing Anirban Lahiri of India bowed out of The Open Championship golf with a second straight three-over-par 75 on Friday. The current Asian Tour Order of Merit leader contemplated pulling out before the start of his second round at Royal Liverpool after struggling to shake off the effects of...