LEE WESTWOOD

  • 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 2628...
  • Early tee time helps Lee Westwood regain form May 9, 2014

    A tour professional for two decades, Lee Westwood knows all about the vagaries of golf and he rebounded from a missed cut last week in impressive style at the Players Championship on Thursday. The former world number one took advantage of an unexpectedly early tee time and ideal morning conditions at...
  • Lee Westwood's lead at Malaysian Open golf down to 1 stroke April 19, 2014

    Lee Westwood saw his four-shot lead trimmed to just one on Saturday after a bogey at the final hole on day three of the Malaysian Open. Westwood had a third-round 71 for a three-round total of 14-under 202 but is only one shot ahead of English compatriot Andy Sullivan, who had...
  • Lee Westwood surges clear in Malaysia as Pablo Larrazabal dives for cover April 18, 2014

    Lee Westwood surged four shots clear at the halfway stage of the European Tour's Malaysian Open on Friday after an eventful second round where Spain's Pablo Larrazabal was forced to dive into a lake to avoid a swarm of hornets. The former world number one Englishman took his two-day total to...
  • Chowrasia best among Indians at Malaysian Open April 17, 2014

    SSP Chowrasia was at 28th place and the best among a dozen Indian golfers who teed off at the Maybank Malayisan Open on Thursday. The opening day was hit by inclement weather for an hour in the afternoon and 42 players were yet to finish their first round. Chowrasia, who had three...
  • Lee Westwood takes early lead at Malaysian Open golf April 17, 2014

    Determined to end a two-year title drought, Lee Westwood opened with a 65 on Thursday to take an early lead at the Malaysian Open. Westwood had a bogey at the par-five 10th, his first hole, but birdied four of his closing five holes to finish the first round at 7 under. No....
  • Lee Westwood leads Tiger Woods after third round at Muirfield July 21, 2013

    Gullane, Scotland: Lee Westwood is positioned to win the first major title of his career. Long considered one of the best players without a signature win on his resume, the Englishman curled in a 60foot eagle putt on the way to a 1under 70 that put him two strokes ahead of...
  • Woods makes solid start, Westwood on the charge July 19, 2013

    Gullane: Tiger Woods started solidly and Lee Westwood took advantage of a hot putter to charge into a share of the lead in perfect conditions in the British Open second round at Muirfield on Friday. American Woods, the world number one, made two birdies and two bogeys on the front nine...
  • Canizares leads Westwood at BMW PGA Championship May 25, 2013

    England: Former topranked Lee Westwood moved into second place on Saturday at the BMW PGA Championship, where the Englishman is looking to end a 20year drought. Westwood is one shot behind Spain's Alejandro Canizares, who birdied his closing two holes in a 68 at Wentworth for an overall 9under 207. Westwood...
  • Brilliant Westwood storms into joint lead at HSBC Champions November 3, 2012

    Shanghai: Lee Westwood made 11 birdies to shoot a 61 on Saturday and grab a share of the lead with struggling Louis Oosthuizen after the third round of the HSBC Champions. Oosthuizen, the 2010 British Open champion, came into the weekend with a fivestroke lead over the field, but struggled with...
  • Rose beats Westwood to win World Golf Final October 12, 2012

    Turkey: Justin Rose is $1.5 million richer after defeating fellow Englishman Lee Westwood by one stroke to win the inaugural World Golf Final in Turkey on Friday. World number five Rose shot a round of a fiveunder par 66 to hold off Westwood after he moved into a oneshot lead with...
  • Rose sees off Woods to set up Westwoood final October 11, 2012

    Belek, Turkey: Justin Rose beat 14times major champion Tiger Woods in the semifinals on Thursday to set up a title showdown with fellow Englishman Lee Westwood at the World Golf Final exhibition event. World number five Rose (69) carded two birdies and an eagle in the last six holes to defeat...