Golf News / February 2011

Europeans dominate world golf rankings after long wait

Mon February 28, 2011, 05:05 AM

Europeans occupy the top four positions in the world golf ranking for the first time in nearly 19 years.

Wagner wins PGA Mayakoba Classic in playoff

Mon February 28, 2011, 01:35 AM

Johnson Wagner captured his second career USPGA Tour title by parring the first playoff hole at the Mayakoba Golf Classic to defeat fellow American Spencer Levin.

Golfer Webb ends world number one Tseng's run

Sun February 27, 2011, 11:47 AM

Australia's seven-time Major winner Karrie Webb stormed to glory Sunday in the $1.4-million HSBC Women's Champions tournament in Singapore to end world number one Yani Tseng's brilliant run.

Kaymer, Donald to clash in PGA Match Play final

Sun February 27, 2011, 03:34 AM

The best player in the world will meet the best player of the week in the final at the $8.5 million World Golf Championships Accenture Match Play Championship on Sunday.

Stroud reels off 8 birdies, one shy of PGA record

Sat February 26, 2011, 01:22 AM

Chris Stroud reeled off eight birdies in a row -- one shy of the PGA Tour record -- to seize a three-shot lead after two rounds of the Mayakoba Golf Classic.

Kaymer eyes No. 1 as Woods slide continues

Sat February 26, 2011, 12:38 AM

While Martin Kaymer keeps his eye on rising to No. 1 in the world golf rankings, Tiger Woods will slide further after his first-round exit at the Accenture Match Play Championship.

Arimura holds lead in Singapore golf

Fri February 25, 2011, 10:47 AM

Japan's Chie Arimura maintained her clubhouse lead Friday at the HSBC Women's Golf tournament in Singapore, firing a six-under par 66 to hold a two-stroke advantage over Australia's Karrie Webb.

Thailand's Prom books British Open ticket

Fri February 25, 2011, 10:17 AM

Thailand's Prom Meesawat booked his ticket for the British Open on Friday after winning Asian qualifying.

Westwood, Mickelson among ousted in Arizona PGA

Fri February 25, 2011, 02:15 AM

World number one Lee Westwood of England and US fourth seed Phil Mickelson were among surprise losers in the second round at the World Golf Championships Match Play Championship.

Westwood, Mickelson, McIlroy, Els out at Match-Play

Thu February 24, 2011, 11:00 PM

World number one Lee Westwood, Rory McIlroy, Ernie Els and Phil Mickelson were among Thursday's surprise second-round losers at the World Golf Championships Match-Play Championship.

Japan's Arimura leads Singapore golf first round

Thu February 24, 2011, 10:47 AM

Japan's Chie Arimura shot a first round 68 to take a one-stroke lead Thursday after 18 holes at the HSBC Women's Champions tournament, with world number one Yani Tseng two further back.

Poulter's title defence gets sinking feeling

Wed February 23, 2011, 08:30 PM

Ian Poulter's title defense was over before the sun had barely passed the yardarm at the World Golf Championships Match Play Championship on Wednesday.

Baddeley bids for back-to-back feat in Mexico

Wed February 23, 2011, 06:00 PM

While the world's top golfers battle in a World Golf Championships match-play showdown, the best of the rest from the US PGA Tour visit Mexico for the 3.7 million dollars Mayakoba Classic.

Thai pair eye British Open chance

Wed February 23, 2011, 10:39 AM

Thai pair Prayad Marksaeng and Thaworn Wiratchant are bidding for tickets to the British Open in final Asian qualifying starting on Thursday.

In-form Tseng gunning for Singapore golf trophy

Wed February 23, 2011, 02:02 AM

Newly crowned world number one Yani Tseng has her sights firmly set on her fourth trophy in as many weeks when the HSBC Women's Champions golf tournament tees off this week in Singapore.

Tiger optimistic entering WGC Match-Play

Tue February 22, 2011, 09:34 PM

Tiger Woods, trying to end a 16-month victory drought, sounded upbeat about his form Tuesday on the eve of the World Golf Championships Match Play Championship, an event he has won three times.

Westwood, Woods among Match-Play top seeds

Mon February 21, 2011, 06:51 PM

England's Lee Westwood will make his first US start as world number one against Sweden's Henrik Stenson when the $1.4 million World Golf Championships Match-Play Championship begins Wednesday.

Baddeley's Riveria golf win denies Singh, Couples

Mon February 21, 2011, 02:28 AM

Australian Aaron Baddeley carded a final-round 69 on Sunday to win the Northern Trust Open, denying veterans Vijay Singh and Fred Couples at Riviera Country Club.

Chowrasia pips Coles to Avantha Golf Masters

Sun February 20, 2011, 02:11 PM

India's SSP Chowrasia took his second Asian Tour title in dramatic fashion on home soil after Robert Coles bogeyed his closing hole to hand him victory at the Avantha Masters on Sunday.

Tseng holds off Wie to win LPGA Thailand

Sun February 20, 2011, 02:05 PM

World number one Yani Tseng of Taiwan shot a six-under-par 66 to seal a five-stroke victory over Michelle Wie at the season-opening LPGA Thailand tournament on Sunday.

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