Golf News / February 2010

Johnson claims second-straight Pebble Beach title

Sun February 14, 2010, 11:44 PM

Dustin Johnson birdied the final hole Sunday to earn a one-stroke victory in the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, becoming the first player to win title two years in a row.

Johnson, Goydos share third-round lead at Pebble Beach

Sun February 14, 2010, 02:45 AM

Long-hitting Dustin Johnson flexed his muscle at Spyglass Hill Saturday, firing an eight-under par 64 to share the lead in the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am with Paul Goydos.

Leaderboard logjam at Avantha Masters golf

Sat February 13, 2010, 12:15 PM

India's Rahil Gangjee fired a flawless three-under-par 69 to take a share of the third round lead with six other players on matching 11-under-par 205 at the Avantha Masters on Saturday.

Six share second-round lead at Pebble Beach PGA

Sat February 13, 2010, 05:01 AM

Defending champion Dustin Johnson was one of six players sharing the second-round lead in the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

Defending champ Johnson leads at Pebble Beach PGA

Fri February 12, 2010, 01:53 AM

Defending champion Dustin Johnson birdied his last five holes for an eight-under par 64 to seize the first-round lead in the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

Siem leads after first round of Avantha Masters

Thu February 11, 2010, 03:35 PM

Germany's Marcel Siem took the opening honours at the inaugural Avantha Masters on Thursday by posting an eight-under-par 64 for a single shot lead over Taiwan's Chan Yih-shin.

Age no barrier to evergreen golfer Jimenez

Tue February 09, 2010, 11:43 AM

The smell of cigar smoke in the No-Smoking press room at the end of the Dubai Desert Classic told its own story -- Miguel Angel Jimenez was back in the winner's circle at the ripe old age of 46.

Match Play rankings set but Woods remains in doubt

Mon February 08, 2010, 07:54 AM

World number one Tiger Woods' "indefinite break" from golf could be Englishman Ross McGowan's ticket to the World Golf Championships Match Play Championship.

Muniyappa and Atwal upbeat ahead of Avantha Masters

Mon February 08, 2010, 06:55 AM

India's C. Muniyappa and Arjun Atwal are gearing up for a title assault on home soil at the inaugural 1.5-million-euro (2.1-million-dollar) Avantha Masters which tees off Thursday.

Drama in Dubai as Jimenez wins Desert Classic

Sun February 07, 2010, 03:19 PM

Spanish veteran Miguel Angel Jimenez won the Dubai Desert Classic for the first time on Sunday defeating European No.1 Lee Westwood on the third hole of a drama-packed playoff.

Westwood stumbles after fast start in Dubai golf

Sun February 07, 2010, 12:33 PM

European No.1 Lee Westwood broke out of a four-way tie for the lead in the Dubai Desert Classic Sunday early into the final round but was hauled back in by a double-bogey at the fifth.

All set for thrilling finish to Dubai Desert Classic

Sun February 07, 2010, 07:45 AM

The Dubai Desert Classic was set for a thrilling finish on Sunday with four players tied for the lead at 11-under par.

Steady Stricker pulls away at Riviera

Sun February 07, 2010, 03:29 AM

Steve Stricker was in control on the course Saturday, building a five-shot lead with four holes to play when darkness stopped play in the third round of the 6.4 million-dollar Northern Trust Open.

Four-way tie for lead in Dubai golf

Sat February 06, 2010, 01:23 PM

Overnight leader Thongchai Jaidee of Thailand was joined by Spaniards Miguel Angel Jimenez and Alvaros Quiros and Lee Westwood of England in a four-way tie for the lead after Saturday's third round of the Dubai Desert Classic.

Kiradech soars on Asian Tour opener's third day

Sat February 06, 2010, 10:19 AM

Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat shot a superb eagle on the last hole to open up a two-shot lead after the third round of the season-opening Asian Tour International on Saturday.

Stricker shines for share of lead at Riviera golf

Sat February 06, 2010, 04:56 AM

A hole-in-one helped Dustin Johnson keep a share of the lead, but only Steve Stricker was home and dry with a 10-under par second-round total at rainy Riviera Country Club.

Thongchai grabs halfway lead at Dubai golf

Fri February 05, 2010, 03:05 PM

Thailand's Thongchai Jaidee proved that at 40 he is still a force in the game carding a six-under par 66 for a one stroke lead at the halfway stage of the 2.5 million-dollar Dubai Desert Classic on Friday.

Last hole blues for McIlroy in Dubai

Fri February 05, 2010, 09:33 AM

Defending champion Rory McIlroy faltered at the last with a double bogey after breaking a six-way tie for the lead in the second round of the 2.5 million-dollar Dubai Desert Classic on Friday.

Johnson grabs Northern Trust PGA lead

Fri February 05, 2010, 03:07 AM

American Dustin Johnson fired a seven-under 64 at Riviera Country Club to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the 6.4 million-dollar Northern Trust Open.

Kiradech shares lead at Thai golf Pro-Am

Thu February 04, 2010, 04:26 PM

Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat battled to a four-under-par 68 Thursday to share the first round lead with American Jason Knutzon and Brazilian newcomer Lucas Lee at the season-opening Asian Tour International.

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