Golf News / September 2011

Haas captures Tour Championship, $10m bonus

Sun September 25, 2011, 11:16 PM

Bill Haas parred the third hole of a sudden-death playoff on Sunday to defeat fellow American Hunter Mahan and win the US PGA Tour Championship as well as a $10 million season playoff bonus.

Last-gasp Europe win Solheim Cup thriller

Sun September 25, 2011, 07:23 PM

Europe regained the Solheim Cup in thrilling fashion with a last gasp 15-13 victory over the USA at Killeen Castle on Sunday.

Davies sets Solheim Cup record, but US fight back

Sat September 24, 2011, 07:16 PM

Laura Davies set a new Solheim Cup points record, but the pendulum swung in the favour of the USA on Saturday after the second day fourballs at the Solheim Cup at Killeen Castle in Ireland.

Bradley leads old foe Dufner at golf Championship

Fri September 23, 2011, 01:53 AM

Tour rookie Keegan Bradley, who has won two events in 2011, shot a six-under 64 to seize a two-shot lead after the first round of the PGA Tour Championship.

Golfer Wie carries early US Solheim Cup hopes

Thu September 22, 2011, 05:08 PM

Alison Nicholas hopes that a mix of youth and experience will be the recipe for success at Killeen Castle from Friday as Europe attempt to reclaim the Solheim Cup for the first time since 2003.

Teen star Thompson must wait to join LPGA

Mon September 19, 2011, 05:06 PM

Lexi Thompson has already made LPGA history, becoming the youngest winner of a tour event at age 16, but she is going to have to wait even longer before becoming a member of the tour.

Teen titan Thompson takes charge in LPGA history bid

Sat September 17, 2011, 09:30 PM

US teen Lexi Thompson, trying to become the youngest winner in the LPGA's 61-year history, fired a five-under par 67 on Saturday to seize a five-stroke lead at the Navistar Classic.

Rose, Wilson share lead at PGA BMW Championship

Sat September 17, 2011, 12:31 AM

Britain's Justin Rose took a bogey on the final hole to fire a three-under par 68 and settle for a share of the lead with Mark Wilson after second round of the US PGA BMW Championship.

Taiwan's Yani Tseng shares LPGA lead

Sun September 11, 2011, 03:56 AM

Top-ranked Yani Tseng says she is feeling just the right combination of nerves and confidence as she seeks to defend her title at the LPGA Tour's NW Arkansas Championship.

Da Silva in form for third round tie at Singapore

Sat September 10, 2011, 11:15 AM

Brazilian Adilson Da Silva produced some fine golf during a superb five-under-65 to share the third round lead with tenacious Indian Himmat Rai at the ISPS Handa Singapore Classic on Saturday.

Olazabal 'saddened' by absence of stars at Seve Trophy

Tue September 06, 2011, 05:26 PM

Ryder Cup captain Jose Maria Olazabal is saddened some of Europe's leading golfers, and those expected to be the backbone of next year's European team in Medinah, have made themselves unavailable for next week's Seve Trophy.

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