Golf News / July 2008

Perry captures John Deere Classic

Mon July 14, 2008, 05:53 AM

Kenny Perry parred the first hole of a playoff to edge American compatriots Brad Adamonis and Jay Williamson and win the 4.2 million dollar PGA John Deere Classic. Perry won his third title in his past five starts by firing a…

Creamer holds on to win Jamie Farr Classic

Sun July 13, 2008, 10:23 PM

American Paula Creamer followed up her opening-round course record 60 with a final round two-over 73 to hang on and capture the LPGA Jamie Farr Classic on Sunday. The 21-year-old American finished with a 16-under 268 total to…

McDowell wins Scottish Open golf title and Ryder Cup spot

Sun July 13, 2008, 06:07 PM

Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell claimed the biggest win of his career and almost certainly a place in Europe's Ryder Cup team with victory in the Scottish Open here on Sunday. McDowell shot a final round 68 to finish the…

Sizzling Perry powers into share of PGA lead

Sun July 13, 2008, 02:50 AM

US veteran Kenny Perry birdied the 18th hole Saturday to match compatriots Eric Axley and Brad Adamonis for the lead after the third round of the 4.2 million-dollar PGA John Deere Classic. Perry, seeking his third title in his…

Mind games the key for Chia

Sat July 12, 2008, 11:32 PM

Malaysian star Danny Chia knows he will have to indulge in some mindgames if he is to make an impact at this week's British Open -- and his principal opponent is himself. The Asian Tour stalwart lines up against the world's best…

McDowell dreaming of Scottish ticket to Ryder Cup

Sat July 12, 2008, 04:57 PM

Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell put himself in pole position for the biggest payday of his career - and a place in Europe's Ryder Cup team - after a third round 66 at the Scottish Open. That left McDowell in a share of the…

Creamer stretches LPGA lead to six strokes

Sat July 12, 2008, 06:44 AM

Paula Creamer fired a six-under par 65 here Friday to stretch her lead to six strokes after the second round of the 1.3 million-dollar LPGA Jamie Farr Classic. The 21-year-old American followed up a course-record 11-under 60…

American MacKenzie grabs two-stroke PGA lead

Sat July 12, 2008, 06:40 AM

American Will MacKenzie fired a bogey-free seven-under par 64 here to seize a two-stroke lead after the second round of the 4.2 million-dollar PGA John Deere Classic. MacKenzie began the day one stroke behind South Korean…

Cabrera out in front as Els and Mickelson hover

Fri July 11, 2008, 07:25 PM

Phil Mickelson, with the help of a hole in one, and Ernie Els put themselves back into contention at the Scottish Open but it was Angel Cabrera who set the halfway pace at Loch Lomond. Cabrera, the 2007 US Open champion, added a…

Donald pulls out of Open

Fri July 11, 2008, 05:30 PM

Luke Donald has pulled out of next week's British Open after failing to recover sufficiently from the wrist injury he suffered at last month's US Open, the US-based Englishman has announced. Donald had skipped the Scottish Open…

Mickelson scores Hole-in-one at the Scottish golf Open

Fri July 11, 2008, 02:43 PM

Phil Mickelson scored a hole-in-one to reignite his challenge at the Scottish Open on Friday, and then admitted he can't remember how many times he has pulled off golf's ultimate feat. The American left-hander has achieved what…

Ace puts Mickelson back in the mix at Scottish golf Open

Fri July 11, 2008, 12:53 PM

A hole in one catapulted Phil Mickelson from the brink of missing the cut to the heels of the leaders as the world number two joined Ernie Els in belatedly finding form at the Scottish Open. Mickelson looked to be heading out of…

Creamer fires sizzling 60 at LPGA Jamie Farr Classic

Fri July 11, 2008, 02:16 AM

American Paula Creamer birdied nine of her last 11 holes en route to a sizzling 11-under-par 60 during the opening round of the 1.3 million dollar LPGA Jamie Farr Classic on Thursday. The 60 was one shot off the LPGA Tour record…

Thongchai upstages Els and Mickelson

Thu July 10, 2008, 07:35 PM

Thailand's Thongchai Jaidee and Sweden's Alexander Noren shared the first round lead at the Scottish Open on Thursday as the tournament's heavy artillery failed to fire. An early starter, former paratrooper Thongchai made light…

Westwood heading for Birkdale on a high

Thu July 10, 2008, 07:16 PM

Lee Westwood says he will head into next week's British Open more confident than he has ever been before a major tournament. The Englishman, who missed out on the play-off at last month's US Open by a shot, began the final…

Thongchai upstages Els and Mickelson

Thu July 10, 2008, 07:03 PM

Former paratrooper Thongchai Jaidee stormed into the first round lead at the Scottish Open on Thursday as the tournament's heavy artillery failed to fire. An early starter, Thailand's Thongchai made light of rain-soaked…

Thongchai sets the pace at Scottish Open

Thu July 10, 2008, 03:25 PM

Thongchai Jaidee put himself on track to grab a spot in next week's British Open after storming into the early first round lead at the Scottish Open at Loch Lomond on Thursday. An early starter, the Thai star made light of…

Liang displays golf major class with Scottish Open flier

Thu July 10, 2008, 12:42 PM

Asia's number one Liang Wen-chong demonstrated why he has become the first player from mainland China to win a place in the British Open with a blistering start to his challenge at the Scottish Open here on Thursday. The…

Asian golf stars set the pace at Scottish Open

Thu July 10, 2008, 11:50 AM

Thongchai Jaidee put himself on track to grab a spot in next week's British Open after storming into a share of the early lead at the Scottish Open at Loch Lomond on Thursday. The Thai star, one of the early starters, made light…

Rain delays start of Scottish Open golf

Thu July 10, 2008, 10:25 AM

Torrential rain delayed the start of the Scottish Open by 90 minutes on Thursday. The first starters had been due to tee off at 0630 GMT but, with the greens saturated by heavy overnight downpours, the action did not finally get…

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