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  • Golf: Richie Ramsay wins Trophee Hassan II by one shot 8 hours 48 minutes ago

    Agadir, Morocco: Richie Ramsay of Scotland shot a 3-under 69 on Sunday to win the Trophee Hassan II by one shot ahead of Frenchman Romain Wattel and claim his third European Tour title. Ramsay wasted a three-shot lead before recovering with three straight birdies from the 12th hole at the Golf...
  • Golf: Jimmy Walker wins hometown Texas Open 8 hours 59 minutes ago

    San Antonio: Jimmy Walker made himself right at home on the Texas Open leaderboard. Walker won his hometown event on Sunday to become the first two-time winner this season on the PGA Tour, beating fellow Texan Jordan Spieth by four strokes. "(Spieth) really made me fight hard," Walker said. "He kept hitting...
  • Golf: Love to have toe surgery, misses Clarke catch-up 9 hours 13 minutes ago

    United States Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III will miss a practice round next week with European rival Darren Clarke in order to undergo toe surgery. Love was set to meet with Clarke for the first time since both were appointed respective 2016 captains at this week's Shell Houston Open. Love, however,...
  • Tiger Woods falls out of the top 100 in the world 9 hours 57 minutes ago

    Virginia Water, England: For the first time since 1996, Tiger Woods is not among the top 100 golfers in the world ranking. Woods, who hasn't played since he withdrew from the Farmers Insurance Open on February 6, falls to No. 104 this week. The last time he was out of the...
  • Tiger Woods will fall outside world's top 100 Yesterday

    Former world number one Tiger Woods will on Monday drop outside the top 100 in the rankings for the first time in more than 18 years. The 39-year-old American is down at number 96 and a world ranking official told Reuters that he is likely to slip to 102nd when the...
  • Golf: Jimmy Walker leads hometown Texas Open Yesterday

    San Antonio: Jimmy Walker opened a four-stroke lead over fellow Texan Jordan Spieth, shooting a 3-under 69 on Saturday in his hometown Texas Open. Walker, who lives 35 minutes away from TPC San Antonio, is looking for his fifth title in two tour seasons. He had a 9-under 207 total after...
  • Trio share lead after 3 rounds at Trophee Hassan II Yesterday

    Agadir: Romain Wattel of France produced a late charge on Saturday to share the lead with Scottish pair Richie Ramsay and Andrew McArthur on 7-under par heading into the final round of the Trophee Hassan II. McArthur and Wattel shot 5-under 67s while overnight co-leader Ramsey had to be content with...
  • Golf: Oliver Farr in 4-way tie for lead at Hassan II after bogey on 18th 2 days ago

    Agadir: Welshman Oliver Farr missed the chance to take the outright lead at the Trophee Hassan II on Friday after making a bogey on the last hole, and was in a four-way tie after a 4-under 68. Farr had four birdies on the back nine to share the lead with Scotsman...
  • Golf: Jimmy Walker takes lead in Texas Open 2 days ago

    San Antonio: Jimmy Walker enjoyed a neighborly stroll at TPC San Antonio after a 35-minute drive from his suburban home. Walker shot a 5-under 67 on Friday in the Texas Open to take a one-stroke lead in his hometown event. He won the Sony Open in Hawaii in January after winning three...
  • Golf: Charley Hoffman takes lead in wind-swept Texas Open 3 days ago

    San Antonia: Charley Hoffman took advantage of calmer afternoon conditions to take the first-round lead in the wind-swept Texas Open, shooting a 5-under 67 on Thursday. After wind gusts threatening 40 mph pummeled the morning starters, Hoffman faced steady 15 mph wind in the afternoon at TPC San Antonio. He had...
  • Tiger Woods '50-50' for the Masters, says good friend Notah Begay 4 days ago

    As speculation mounts over whether a shockingly out-of-sorts Tiger Woods will be able to compete at next month's Masters, his good friend Notah Begay III rates his chances of taking part in the year's opening major as "50-50". Woods, a former world number one whose ranking has plummeted to 96th, has...
  • Tiger Woods confident of 2016 Ryder Cup spot, says captain Davis Love III 5 days ago

    London: Former world number one Tiger Woods expects to be challenging for a place on the U.S. team for next year's Ryder Cup, according to skipper Davis Love III. In an interview with the BBC, Love said he was in regular contact with Woods and was not ruling him out, despite...
  • Golf: SSP Chowrasia shoots 73 in rain-hit Madeira Open March 21, 2015

    Madeira: SSP Chowrasia shot a one-over 73 in the rain-hit Madeira Islands Open in Portugal and was lying 50th in an event that first reduced to 54 holes and then with the first round still not complete on Saturday, it was further reduced to 36 holes. Chowrasia, who has limited starts...
  • Arnold Palmer says confidence key for Tiger Woods March 19, 2015

    Orlando: Tiger Woods needs to regain his early career confidence if he is to find his way back to the pinnacle of golf, US legend Arnold Palmer said Wednesday, a few weeks ahead of the Masters where Woods hopes to stage his return to the game. Speaking on the eve of...
  • Tiger Woods to miss next week's Arnold Palmer Invitational March 14, 2015

    Tiger Woods will skip next week's Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill in Orlando, leaving him with little time to sharpen his game enough for the year's first major, the April 9-12 Masters. But the former world number one says he still hopes to play in the Masters. Woods, who had back...
  • American Dustin Johnson rallies for victory at Doral March 9, 2015

    American Dustin Johnson overcame J.B. Holmes's five-stroke final-round lead for a one-shot victory at the WGC-Cadillac Championships on Sunday, just over a month after returning from a half-year break from the game. Johnson, in his fifth tournament since taking a leave of absence in July to deal with personal issues, carded...
  • Trevor Fisher takes maiden European Tour title event March 8, 2015

    South African Trevor Fisher Jnr claimed his first European Tour title with a five-shot victory on home soil at the Africa Open at the East London Golf Club on Sunday. The 35-year-old, who had a two-shot overnight lead, carded a final round 64 for a 24 under-par total of 264 -...
  • Golf: Arjun Atwal, Daniel Chopra tied 37th at Puerto Rico Open March 8, 2015

    Rio Grande: Arjun Atwal played nine straight pars on the back nine to card even par 72 to be placed tied 37th at the end of the third day of the Puerto Rico Open on Sunday. Atwal had two birdies and two bogeys on the front nine after cards of 73...
  • Golfer Anirban Lahiri 70th in WGC-Cadillac March 8, 2015

    Doral: A double-bogey on the 18th hole marred a day of improvement for India's Anirban Lahiri as he carded two-over 74 to be 70th after the third round of the World Golf Championships (WGC)-Cadillac Championship on Saturday. Lahiri, current Asian Tour No. 1, had four birdies on the first, 12th, 15th...
  • Golf: Chris Smith, Scott Brown share Puerto Rico Open lead March 8, 2015

    Rio Grande: Chris Smith is 18 holes away from one of the more amazing recoveries on the PGA Tour. Smith's life was upended and his career derailed when his wife was killed in a car accident in Indiana on Father's Day in 2009. The accident also critically injured his two children....
  • Golf: JB Holmes in control after sharing hole-in-one glory March 8, 2015

    American J.B. Holmes had a five-stroke lead at the end of the third round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship on Saturday as he and compatriot Dustin Johnson both made holes-in-one on the par-three fourth hole. After Holmes aced the 227-yard hole, Johnson, playing two groups behind, followed suit 15 minutes later to...
  • Golf: Trevor Fisher takes two-shot lead at Africa Open March 7, 2015

    Johannesburg: A birdie blitz from South Africa's Trevor Fisher junior handed him the lead going into the final round of the Africa Open in East London after a third round 63 on Saturday gave him a two-shot advantage. Fisher carded seven birdies in his third round, including three in the last...
  • Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri joint 71st in WGC-Cadillac March 7, 2015

    United States: Continuing his struggle, Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri finished tied 71st after the second round of the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship at the Trump National Doral golf course. Lahiri, current Asian Tour No.1, had a tough opening day as he managed eighth-over 80. Even though he improved his performance in...
  • Arjun Atwal, Daniel Chopra make cut at Puerto Rico Open March 7, 2015

    Rio Grande: Arjun Atwal playing his first PGA Tournament since September last year made the cut with a one-under 71 in the second round of the Puerto Rico Open on Friday. The only Indian to have won on the PGA Tour shot 73 in the first round and added a 71...
  • Rory McIlroy boils over, JB Holmes leads by two shots March 7, 2015

    Rory McIlroy lost his cool while J.B. Holmes began and ended his day with ugly sixes but produced some excellent golf in between for a two-shot lead after the WGC-Cadillac Championship's second round in Miami on Friday. Four strokes in front overnight after opening with a blistering 10-under-par 62 on the...
  • Germany's Alex Cejka leads by one in Puerto Rico March 7, 2015

    German veteran Alex Cejka, still seeking his first PGA Tour victory, birdied three of his last five holes to grab a one-shot lead after the second round of the Puerto Rico Open on Friday. The 44-year-old, who was born in communist Czechoslovakia and moved to Germany aged nine as a refugee...
  • Golf: Matt Ford opens 1-shot lead after Africa Open 2nd round March 6, 2015

    South Africa: Matt Ford opened a one-shot lead at the Africa Open on Friday after a second-round 66 took him to 11 under par. Ford didn't repeat his bogey-free first round, but still went one better than his opening 67 after making six birdies and holing out for an eagle two...
  • Golf: Erratic start by Jeev Milkha Singh in Africa Open March 6, 2015

    London: Jeev Milkha Singh's erratic driving saw him struggle in the opening round of the Africa Open as he carded three-over 75 and faced the prospect of an early exit on Friday. Jeev, starting on the backstretch of the East London Golf Club, which begins from the ninth, had two birdies...
  • Golf: JB Holmes opens 4-shot lead at the Cadillac Championship March 6, 2015

    Doral: JB Holmes never liked the old Blue Monster at Doral because he thought it was too easy for a World Golf Championship. He said this with a straight face Thursday after a 10-under 62 that tied the tournament record at the Cadillac Championship, gave him a four-shot lead and left...
  • Masters buildup begins for Rory McIlroy at Cadillac March 5, 2015

    Rory McIlroy says he is not thinking about the history that waits at the Masters, even though that's all he seems to be talking about. It's not all his fault, of course. Coming off his first missed cut in eight months at the Honda Classic, McIlroy leads the strongest field of the...