ABU DHABI CHAMPIONSHIP

  • Martin Kaymer turning Abu Dhabi Championship into a procession January 17, 2015

    Abu Dhabi: Martin Kaymer turned what promised to be an exciting weekend duel with Rory McIlroy into a procession at the Abu Dhabi Championship. Seeking a fourth title in eight years in Abu Dhabi, Kaymer shot a 7-under 65 in the third round on Saturday to extend his overnight lead from...
  • Anirban Lahiri, Jeev Milkha Singh make cut in Abu Dhabi January 17, 2015

    Abu Dhabi: Anirban Lahiri, playing his first European Tour event as a full member, shot four-under 68 to make the cut in tied 29th place, while Jeev Milkha Singh carded one-over 73 in the second round to also make the cut at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Open here on Saturday. However,...
  • Relentless Martin Kaymer pulls 5 shots clear in Abu Dhabi January 16, 2015

    Abu Dhabi: Three-time winner Martin Kaymer tightened his grip on the Abu Dhabi Championship on Friday, shooting a 5-under 67 to pull five strokes clear midway through the second round. Two brilliant shots from the sand were the highlights for the overnight leader, who chipped in from a greenside bunker on...
  • Jeev Milkha Singh off to a bogey-free start in Abu Dhabi January 15, 2015

    Abu Dhabi: Jeev Milkha Singh got off to a fine start as he shot a bogey-free four-under 68 in the first round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship here. The star Indian golfer, who is looking to reverse the slide he faced in 2014, had four birdies and no bogeys...
  • Rory McIlroy magic puts No. 1 in contention in Abu Dhabi January 15, 2015

    Abu Dhabi: Rory McIlroy produced a moment of magic to spark a first-round revival at the Abu Dhabi Championship on Thursday, with a 5-under 67 leaving the world's top-ranked player two shots off the early lead. With his ball on the lip of a fairway bunker on No. 3, his 12th...
  • Gaganjeet Bhullar finishes 10th; Shiv Kapur 37th at Abu Dhabi January 19, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Gaganjeet Bhullar was unable to turn on the magic, which brought him into contention on the third, as he slipped to a threeover 75 on the final day and dropped from second position to tied 10th at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship here today. Bhullar, starting the day...
  • Gaganjeet Bhullar tied third with Mickelson at Abu Dhabi January 18, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Gaganjeet Bhullar has a fair chance of staking his claim on Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf as the Indian golfer today carded a flawless sixunder 66 to move to tied third place after the penultimate round of the European Tour event here. Playing in his first event of the year...
  • Gaganjeet Bhullar is best Indian at tied 13th in Abu Dhabi January 17, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Gaganjeet Bhullar, playing his first season as a full member of the European Tour, struck a purple patch in the middle of the second round to move to a fine tied 13th place at the midway stage of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championships here on Friday. Bhullar, who...
  • Strong start by Jeev Milkha Singh in Abu Dhabi January 16, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Jeev Milkha Singh opened the new season with a threeunder 69 in the first round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf on Thursday. Of the other two Indians in the fray, Shiv Kapur returning to the Tour after a gap of a year shot oneunder 71 and Gaganjeet Bhullar...
  • Kaymer outshines Tiger, McIlroy in Abu Dhabi Rd 1 January 17, 2013

    Abu Dhabi: Triple former winner Martin Kaymer eclipsed playing partners Rory McIlroy and former world number one Tiger Woods in the opening round of the $2.7 million Abu Dhabi Championship on Thursday. German Kaymer, who lifted the spectacular Falcon Trophy here in 2008, 2010 and 2011, carded a oneunder 71 in...
  • Woods happy with progress despite Abu Dhabi loss January 31, 2012

    London: Tiger Woods' joint thirdplace finish at the Abu Dhabi Championship showed the former world number one was getting closer to regaining his imperious form of old. For the opening three rounds in the desert heat of the Middle East, the 36yearold American was almost metronomically accurate with his irons...
  • Rock beats McIlroy, Woods for Abu Dhabi title January 29, 2012

    Abu Dhabi: Robert Rock held his nerve Sunday to beat U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods at the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship for the biggest win of the Englishman's career. The 117thranked Rock shot a 2under 70 for an overall 13under 275 to beat the 22year Northern Irishman by...
  • Woods in jointlead after Abu Dhabi Rd 3 January 28, 2012

    Abu Dhabi: Tiger Woods shot a 6under 66 Saturday for a share of the lead after the third round at the Abu Dhabi Championship. The 14time major winner played a consistent round to move to 11 under for the tournament. "It just seemed like I didn't do a lot of things right...
  • Woods to make Abu Dhabi debut next year November 16, 2011

    London: Tiger Woods will make his debut in the Abu Dhabi Championship next year in what will be his only competitive appearance in the Middle East, tournament organisers said on Wednesday. Woods has reshuffled his schedule to play at the $2.7million event rather than his usual seasonopener, the Farmers Insurance Open...
  • Harrington disqualified over marker incident January 21, 2011

    Abu Dhabi: Padraig Harrington was disqualified from the Abu Dhabi Championship on Friday for signing an incorrect scorecard after a television viewer noticed the Irishman move his ball a fraction on the seventh green. The viewer phoned European Tour officials to explain they had spotted Harrington marginally knocking his ball forward...