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  • Thomas Bjorn leads BMW PGA Championship with six birdies in a row May 25, 2014

    An exhilarating run of six birdies in a row, two shy of the European Tour record, catapulted veteran Thomas Bjorn into a five-stroke lead after the BMW PGA Championship third round on Saturday. After an overnight downpour delayed the start of play by three hours, it was raining birdies for the...
  • American Every clinches upset victory over Scott at Bay Hill March 24, 2014

    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 Every...
  • Kevin Stadler wins maiden title in Phoenix by one shot February 3, 2014

    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 his...
  • Jones and Watson share lead in Phoenix Open golf February 1, 2014

    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 member...
  • Golf Yearender: Scott, Tiger Woods and company serve up tasty 2013 December 30, 2013

    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 late...
  • Happy homecoming as Adam Scott wins Australian PGA November 10, 2013

    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 for...
  • Fabulous Fowler snatches spotlight from local hero Scott November 7, 2013

    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 Pines...
  • Snedeker withdraws from Australian PGA with knee injury November 5, 2013

    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 in...
  • Adam Scott wins Grand Slam title with sizzling finish October 17, 2013

    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 forge...
  • Rose grabs two-shot lead at Grand Slam event October 16, 2013

    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 on...
  • Walker wins on PGA Tour and gets trip to Masters October 15, 2013

    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 September 27, 2013

    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 to...
  • Tiger Woods and Henrik Stenson nominated for Player of Year award September 24, 2013

    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 September 22, 2013

    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 September 18, 2013

    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. Open,...
  • Furyk shoots a 59 at BMW Championship September 14, 2013

    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 friends who...
  • Snedeker dumbfounded by Furyk's 59 at BMW Championship September 14, 2013

    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 Golf...
  • Rory McIlroy's woes continue at Conway Farms September 14, 2013

    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 a...
  • Slow play biggest problem facing PGA Tour, says Watson September 5, 2013

    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 slow...
  • Australia's Scott wins Barclays in tight finish August 26, 2013

    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 that...
  • Stadler finishes long day in the lead at Barclays August 23, 2013

    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 August 22, 2013

    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, Phil...
  • Australasian tour suffers under PGA Tour heat August 21, 2013

    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 greatest...
  • 'Dufnering' has new meaning after PGA Championship win August 12, 2013

    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 a...
  • Rory McIlroy sees positive signs after PGA Championship August 12, 2013

    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 on the...
  • Rejuvenated Henrik Stenson has his career back on the upswing August 12, 2013

    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 August 12, 2013

    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 August 12, 2013

    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 the gallery...
  • Tougher challenge at sunny Oak Hill for final round August 11, 2013

    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 champion...
  • Clutch finish leaves Jim Furyk one clear at Oak Hill August 11, 2013

    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...