Golf News / September 2009

Sweden's Gustafson wins LPGA Challenge

Mon September 28, 2009, 01:30 AM

Sophie Gustafson returned to the US LPGA tour winner's circle on Sunday with a victory in the 1.1 million-dollar LPGA Challenge.

Vivendi Trophy victory for GB and Ireland golfers

Sun September 27, 2009, 03:26 PM

Great Britain and Ireland completed a third straight 16.5-11.5 victory over Continental Europe on the fourth and final day of the biennial Vivendi Trophy here on Sunday.

Ochoa seizes share of LPGA lead with Gustafson

Sun September 27, 2009, 02:00 AM

World number one Lorena Ochoa birdied five of her last seven holes Saturday to seize a share of the third-round lead with Sophie Gustafson in the LPGA Challenge.

Perry surges past Tiger for Tour Championship lead

Sat September 26, 2009, 08:26 PM

US veteran Kenny Perry seized a two-shot lead over world number one Tiger Woods on Saturday with a six-under 64 in the third round of the 7.5 million-dollar US PGA Tour Championship.

Day three masterclass puts GB and Ireland on brink

Sat September 26, 2009, 06:18 PM

Great Britain and Ireland moved to within two points of a successful defence of the Vivendi Trophy after a dominant showing against Continental Europe on day three here.

Greensomes poser for Vivendi Trophy captains

Sat September 26, 2009, 11:10 AM

The third day of the Vivendi Trophy began here on Saturday with the captains on both sides admitting they did not know what to expect from the greensomes format that opens the day.

Sweden's Gustafson maintains lead at LPGA event

Sat September 26, 2009, 05:26 AM

Sweden's Sophie Gustafson fired a three-under 69 to maintain her slim lead after the second round of the LPGA's CVS Challenge.

Woods seizes Tour Championship halfway lead

Fri September 25, 2009, 11:54 PM

Tiger Woods took a one-shot lead in the Tour Championship on Friday, missing a chance to build a more comfortable cushion heading into the weekend.

GB and Ireland press home Vivendi Trophy advantage

Fri September 25, 2009, 04:04 PM

Great Britain and Ireland extended their lead over Continental Europe to 6-4 on a sun-kissed second day at the Vivendi Trophy here on Friday.

Europe golfers fight back at Vivendi Trophy

Fri September 25, 2009, 11:58 AM

Continental Europe were quietly fighting back at the start of day two of the Vivendi Trophy here on Friday, having trailed Great Britain and Ireland 3-2 overnight.

Sweden's Gustafson starts quickly at LPGA event

Fri September 25, 2009, 07:12 AM

Sweden's Sophie Gustafson, who is seeking her first win on the tour in six years, posted a seven-under par 65 to grab the first-round lead at the LPGA's CVS Challenge.

O'Hair seizes early lead at Tour Championship

Fri September 25, 2009, 01:39 AM

American Sean O'Hair got his PGA Tour playoff final off to a rousing start, by shooting a four-under 66 to seize a one-stroke lead over Tiger Woods.

Bjorn plays down Karlsson eye concern

Thu September 24, 2009, 05:10 PM

Continental Europe team captain Thomas Bjorn played down concerns about Robert Karlsson's health after the Swede sank to a big defeat on day one at the Vivendi Trophy on Thursday.

Vivendi competitors moved by Seve letter - McIlroy

Thu September 24, 2009, 05:04 AM

Players at the Vivendi Trophy with Severiano Ballesteros have been inspired by a moving letter penned by the ailing Spanish great, Rory McIlroy revealed on Wednesday.

China's Liang targets revival at Panasonic Open

Thu September 24, 2009, 01:21 AM

Chinese star Liang Wenchong plans to reignite his season with a strong showing at the Asia-Pacific Panasonic Open starting Thursday, but standing in his way is home hero Ryo Ishikawa.

Kim looking forward to first LPGA title defence

Wed September 23, 2009, 02:22 PM

In-Kyung Kim will get her first shot at defending an LPGA title this week as the South Korean returns to the scene of her first US tour triumph at Blackhawk Country Club.

Asia's Major winner heading back to where it all began

Tue September 22, 2009, 03:36 AM

A phone call from South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak and an approach by former US leader George W. Bush on a driving range in San Diego.

Asian Tour chief upbeat for 2010 despite OneAsia

Mon September 21, 2009, 08:03 AM

Asian Tour chief Kyi Hla Han is upbeat about the outlook for 2010 despite the global downturn and the emergence of the rival OneAsia Tour.

S.Korea's Shin takes lead at Samsung golf

Sat September 19, 2009, 05:48 AM

South Korean rookie Shin Ji-yai fired a three-under 69 to take sole possession of first place after the second round of the LPGA Samsung World Championship.

Barham stays in front in Vienna

Fri September 18, 2009, 05:30 PM

England's Benn Barham equalled the lowest halfway total of the European Tour season on Friday as he opened up a two-shot lead in the Austrian Open.

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