Golf News / February 2012

Pursuit of Nicklaus weighed on Woods: Haney

Wed February 29, 2012, 02:07 PM

Tiger Woods began to lose some of his swagger back in 2007 as he chased Jack Nicklaus's all-time record of 18 majors and once considered giving up golf to join the elite US Navy SEALS.

Summerhays seizes PGA Mayakoba Classic lead

Sun February 26, 2012, 01:23 AM

Daniel Summerhays fired a four-under par 67 to grab a two-stroke lead over Chris Stroud heading into the final round of the US PGA Tour's Mayakoba Golf Classic.

Westwood, McIlroy reach Match Play golf quarters

Sat February 25, 2012, 03:39 AM

Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood remain on track for a semi-final showdown and a chance at the world No. 1 ranking after comfortable wins in the third round of the WGC Match Play Championship.

Whiteford snatches golf lead in Avantha Masters

Fri February 17, 2012, 02:57 PM

Peter Whiteford of Scotland shot a second-round four-under par 68 in chilly, overcast conditions to take a two-stroke lead in the $2.4 million Avantha Masters on Friday.

World No. 1 Tseng eyes Thailand golf title

Wed February 15, 2012, 03:50 PM

World number one Yani Tseng will be looking to reignite her winning streak as she defends her title at the Honda LPGA Thailand this week after disappointment in Australia.

Masters golf quest motivates Ernie Els

Wed February 15, 2012, 02:41 AM

Ernie Els is on a quest to book his berth for the first major championship of 2012, and said the challenge of securing a Masters place is powerful early-season motivation.

Spain's Cabrera-Bello wins Dubai Desert golf

Sun February 12, 2012, 03:03 PM

Rafael Cabrera-Bello became the third consecutive Spanish winner of the $2.5 million Dubai Desert Classic when he won on Sunday with a final-round four-under par 68.

Alvaro Quiros set for Dubai golf hat-trick bid

Thu February 09, 2012, 05:28 AM

The spotlight will be firmly on defending champion Alvaro Quiros as he bids for a unique hat-trick at the Dubai Desert Classic, which begins at the Majlis course of Emirates Golf Club from Thursday.

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