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  • American Every clinches upset victory over Scott at Bay Hill 24-03-2014 09:31 AM

    An emotional Matt Every clinched his first PGA Tour victory in dramatic fashion when he surged past a faltering Adam Scott to win the $6.2 million Arnold Palmer Invitational by one stroke in Florida on Sunday. "It's tough man. You just never know if it's going to happen," a teary-eyed...
  • Kevin Stadler wins maiden title in Phoenix by one shot 03-02-2014 10:27 AM

    Burly American Kevin Stadler overhauled playing partner Bubba Watson, then survived a mix of the good, bad and ugly after the turn to win his first PGA Tour title by one shot at the Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Arizona on Sunday. Two strokes behind the pacesetting Watson overnight, Stadler birdied...
  • Jones and Watson share lead in Phoenix Open golf 01-02-2014 08:37 AM

    Australian journeyman Matt Jones, bidding for his first PGA Tour title, made the most of his local knowledge to charge into a two-way tie for the lead in Friday's second round of the Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Arizona. Scottsdale resident Jones, who attended Arizona State University and is a club...
  • Golf Yearender: Scott, Tiger Woods and company serve up tasty 2013 18-12-2013 09:35 AM

    Like an enticing chocolate box offering an exquisite array of pralines, truffles, fudge and liqueurs, global golf gave its fans just about everything they might have wanted during a riveting and unpredictable 2013. The quality and variety of golfing 'confectionary' was exceptional and, with Tiger Woods's remarkable dominance in the...
  • Happy homecoming as Adam Scott wins Australian PGA 10-11-2013 01:35 PM

    Sydney: Adam Scott celebrated his homecoming after winning the U.S. Masters earlier this year by storming to victory in the Australian PGA Championship by four strokes on the Gold Coast on Sunday. The world number two was made to wait for his victory by a passing storm that stopped play...
  • Fabulous Fowler snatches spotlight from local hero Scott 07-11-2013 02:37 PM

    Rickie Fowler shot a sparkling eight-under-par 63 to take a two-shot lead after the opening round of the Australian PGA Championship on Thursday, outshining local hero Adam Scott in his return Down Under. Starting his round on the 10th, the flamboyant American reached the turn at the Gold Coast's Royal...
  • Snedeker withdraws from Australian PGA with knee injury 05-11-2013 08:30 AM

    Sydney: World number nine Brandt Snedeker has pulled out of this week's Australian PGA Championship because of a knee injury he sustained in China, the OneAsia Tour said on Tuesday. The 32-year-old American was one of the main drawcards at the A$1.25 million tournament but injured his knee on Monday...
  • Adam Scott wins Grand Slam title with sizzling finish 17-10-2013 08:43 AM

    Masters champion Adam Scott stormed back from four shots behind with 10 holes remaining to clinch the four-man PGA Grand Slam of Golf by two strokes with a scintillating finish in Bermuda on Wednesday. The Australian, who had trailed by three after the opening round, eagled the par-five 17th to...
  • Rose grabs two-shot lead at Grand Slam event 16-10-2013 08:53 AM

    US Open champion Justin Rose recovered from a back-nine stumble to take a two-stroke lead over Jason Dufner after Tuesday's opening round of the four-man PGA Grand Slam of Golf in Bermuda. Following bogeys at the 13th and 14th holes, the Briton steadied his ship with an eight-foot par putt...
  • Walker wins on PGA Tour and gets trip to Masters 15-10-2013 09:27 AM

    San Martin: Jimmy Walker finally won on the PGA Tour in his eighth year and 188th tournament, and with a little help from Brooks Koepka. Tied for the lead with four holes to play Sunday, Walker rolled in a 6-foot birdie putt on the 15th hole to take the lead...
  • Tiger Woods named PGA Tour player of the Year 27-09-2013 07:12 PM

    Tiger Woods was named on Friday as the PGA Tour's Player of the Year for a record 11th time, with fellow-American Jordan Spieth voted rookie of the year. Both awards were determined by members, with PGA Tour members who played in at least 12 official money events in 2013 eligible...
  • Tiger Woods and Henrik Stenson nominated for Player of Year award 24-09-2013 08:24 AM

    Tiger Woods, Adam Scott and Henrik Stenson are among the five nominees for the PGA Tour's Player of the Year, the tour said on Monday. British Opener winner Phil Mickelson and fellow American Matt Kuchar, who finished third on the money list, have also been nominated for the honour, known...
  • Stenson takes 4-shot lead at East Lake 22-09-2013 08:58 AM

    Atlanta: Henrik Stenson was so flawless that he built a nine-shot lead at the turn in the Tour Championship on Saturday. Four bogeys in the rain on the back nine at East Lake put him right back where he started the day and injected some hope for the rest of...
  • Tiger Woods targets sixth win to lock up Player of Year 18-09-2013 11:28 PM

    Tiger Woods heads into this week's Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club with his sights set on a sixth victory of the season which, in all likelihood, would secure him PGA Tour Player of the year honours. Though he has not claimed a major title since the 2008 U.S....
  • Furyk shoots a 59 at BMW Championship 14-09-2013 09:02 PM

    Lake Forest, Ill: Before he could take his place in PGA Tour history with a 59, Jim Furyk had to get in the right frame of mind. And that wasn't easy. He was grouchy after the opening round of the BMW Championship. The day that began over breakfast with two...
  • Snedeker dumbfounded by Furyk's 59 at BMW Championship 14-09-2013 09:00 AM

    Lake Forest: Brandt Snedeker was the forgotten man at the BMW Championship on Friday, despite ending the second round tied for the lead, after he was totally overshadowed by co-leader Jim Furyk's magical 59. While Snedeker played well in tricky, gusting conditions to shoot a three-under-par 68 at Conway Farms...
  • Rory McIlroy's woes continue at Conway Farms 14-09-2013 08:29 AM

    Lake Forest: Rory McIlroy's dwindling hopes of qualifying for next week's season-ending Tour Championship in Atlanta all but disappeared on Friday after he struggled once again at the BMW Championship. The Northern Irish world number four, winner here last year during a storming finish to his 2012 campaign, battled to...
  • Slow play biggest problem facing PGA Tour, says Watson 05-09-2013 01:14 PM

    New York: Slow play has emerged as the biggest problem on the US PGA Tour and the game needs to speed up even at the amateur level, according to 2012 US Masters champion Bubba Watson. The rule-makers of golf have outlawed the anchoring of putters from 2016 but Watson felt...
  • Australia's Scott wins Barclays in tight finish 26-08-2013 09:45 AM

    Jersey City: Masters champion Adam Scott of Australia won The Barclays after a nail-biting finish, claiming the title on Sunday by one stroke over four rivals in the opening event of the FedExCup playoffs. Early finisher Scott posted a five-under-par 66 at Liberty National for an 11-under-par total of 273...
  • Stadler finishes long day in the lead at Barclays 23-08-2013 08:54 AM

    New Jersey: Kevin Stadler teed off just after breakfast and finished right before dinner. It took him nearly 11 hours to complete a 7-under 64 at Liberty National, his lowest score on the PGA Tour since the first week of February. And he still isn't guaranteed to be the first-round...
  • McIlroy hopes for a late start to his season 22-08-2013 04:18 PM

    New Jersey: Rory McIlroy knew the rules going into last year's FedEx Cup playoffs, which didn't make it any easier to digest. He won the Deutsche Bank Championship after a duel with Louis Oosthuizen. The next week at Crooked Stick, he blew away a powerful leaderboard that featured Tiger Woods,...
  • Australasian tour suffers under PGA Tour heat 21-08-2013 09:55 AM

    Greensboro: As the heavyweight US PGA Tour revamps its schedule and continues to expand internationally, it is becoming increasingly difficult for the world's other tours to survive, let alone thrive. Nowhere are the problems more acute than in Australia, a proud golfing nation that has produced some of the game's...
  • 'Dufnering' has new meaning after PGA Championship win 12-08-2013 12:43 PM

    Rochester, New York: 'Dufnering' took on a whole new meaning on Sunday when laid-back Jason Dufner claimed the PGA Championship, transforming the 36-year-old cult figure into a major winner. Dufner, who is not prone to displays of emotion, allowed himself a sheepish smile and a hesitant double fist bump following...
  • Rory McIlroy sees positive signs after PGA Championship 12-08-2013 11:54 AM

    Rochester, New York: A triple bogey may have crushed any remaining chance Rory McIlroy had of defending his PGA Championship crown on Sunday. But the Northern Irishman, who has battled all season, remained hopeful he could end the year on a high. As McIlroy's reign ended, he chose to look...
  • Rejuvenated Henrik Stenson has his career back on the upswing 12-08-2013 11:44 AM

    New York: Henrik Stenson fell short in his bid to become the first Swedish man to win one of golf's elite titles at the PGA Championship on Sunday but takes comfort in rejuvenating a career he once considered quitting. Stenson, whose game faltered to a point where he was unable...
  • Adam Scott finds way to peak on game's biggest stages 12-08-2013 11:25 AM

    New York: Adam Scott has enjoyed top-five finishes in three of the year's four major championships, including his breakthrough Masters win in April, but the Australian feels his best is yet to come. After becoming the first golfer from his country to triumph at Augusta National, Scott went on to...
  • Jason Dufner beats Jim Furyk at PGA Championship for 1st major title 12-08-2013 08:29 AM

    Pittsford, New York: Equipped with a two-shot lead at the turn, still carrying a few scars from his PGA Championship collapse two years ago, Jason Dufner never showed signs of cracking. No one expected anything else from a player whose popularity comes from his flat-line personality. He merely waved to...
  • Tougher challenge at sunny Oak Hill for final round 11-08-2013 09:38 PM

    Rochester: Warm, sunny weather and quickening greens greeted the early starters in Sunday's final round at the PGA Championship as overnight leader Jim Furyk prepared for a mid-afternoon teeoff. Only seven players were under par for the day in the early going at Oak Hill Country Club where British Open...
  • Clutch finish leaves Jim Furyk one clear at Oak Hill 11-08-2013 11:06 AM

    New York: American Jim Furyk used a red-hot putter to leapfrog Jason Dufner for a one-shot lead after Saturday's penultimate round of the PGA Championship, as Rory McIlroy battled his way back into the tournament. Furyk, who began the round two shots back of Dufner in a three-way tie for...
  • McIlroy moves into contention at PGA with third-round 67 11-08-2013 08:42 AM

    New York: Rory McIlroy's chip for birdie on No. 18 dropped into the hole, and he dropped to a crouch with a fierce fist pump. Confident, intense, he looked like the defending champion at a major, the guy who won the PGA Championship by a record eight strokes last year....