Golf News / April 2010

Miyazato seizes lead, Ochoa in hunt in farewell event

Fri April 30, 2010, 01:53 AM

Japan's Ai Miyazato fired a first-round 63 to seize the spotlight at LPGA star Lorena Ochoa's farewell event.

Woods struggles to 74 at Quail Hollow

Thu April 29, 2010, 08:08 PM

Tiger Woods shot a mediocre two-over-par 74 in the opening round at the Quail Hollow Championship on Thursday, but it could have been far, far worse.

Waring in Sevilla contention

Thu April 29, 2010, 05:35 PM

Former British Amateur champion Paul Waring, whose participation in the Spanish Open was threatened by last week's volcanic ash chaos, was just a shot off the first round lead on Thursday.

France submit bid to host 2018 Ryder Cup

Thu April 29, 2010, 03:36 PM

France on Thursday submitted their bid to host the 2018 Ryder Cup which they hope will boost golf in the country, French Golf Federation president Christophe Muniesa announced.

Korean golfers reverse OneAsia boycott

Thu April 29, 2010, 09:28 AM

South Korean golfers on Thursday performed an abrupt about-turn and abandoned their decision to boycott the fledgling OneAsia Tour.

OneAsia Tour urges Korean golfers to rethink boycott

Wed April 28, 2010, 08:51 AM

The OneAsia Tour Wednesday worked to salvage a boycott of its events by South Korean players, issuing an open letter urging them to rethink.

OneAsia Tour hammer blow as Korean golfers pull out

Tue April 27, 2010, 10:32 AM

The fledgling OneAsia Tour was dealt a hammer blow on Tuesday when Korean golfers voted to boycott all of its events across the region.

British Open chiefs expect Woods to star

Tue April 27, 2010, 10:06 AM

British Open chief are confident Tiger Woods will take part in this year's tournament at St Andrews as he bids to become the first player to win three titles there.

S.Korea to go ahead with golf tour despite boycott

Mon April 26, 2010, 09:37 AM

South Korean golf's governing body said on Monday it will go ahead with tournaments on the OneAsia circuit despite a boycott by local players.

Unheralded Fraser wins S.Korea golf tournament

Sun April 25, 2010, 01:07 PM

Marcus Fraser snapped a seven-year title drought after the Australian carded a final-round three-under-par 69 to win the Ballantine's Championship on Sunday.

Fraser retakes lead at Ballantine's Championship

Sat April 24, 2010, 04:18 PM

Opening-round leader Marcus Fraser carded a two-under-par 70 for a two-day total of nine-under-par 135 to take a single shot lead at the Ballantine's Championship on Saturday.

Ochoa to start family, continue charity work

Fri April 23, 2010, 08:12 PM

Women's world golf number one Lorena Ochoa said on Friday that she intends to start a family but also continue her charity work after announcing her retirement from the sport.

Jason Bohn opens with 65 at PGA Zurich Classic

Fri April 23, 2010, 02:56 AM

Jason Bohn fired a seven-under 65 to take the first-round lead at the 6.2 million dollar PGA Zurich Classic of New Orleans.

Tiger set to compete in US PGA Players, National events

Wed April 21, 2010, 08:00 PM

Tiger Woods announced Wednesday that will compete in next month's Players Championship and in July's PGA National, an event he once hosted coming two weeks before the British Open.

Poulter pulls out of PGA event with left knee injury

Wed April 21, 2010, 07:59 PM

England's sixth-ranked Ian Poulter withdrew from the US PGA Zurich Classic on Wednesday with a left knee injury, leaving world number three Steve Stricker a favorite for the title.

World number one Ochoa announces retirement

Wed April 21, 2010, 12:00 AM

Women's world golf number one Lorena Ochoa of Mexico announced Tuesday on her website that she will retire from the sport in which she has topped the world rankings for the past three years.

Thongchai vows to overcome Masters disappointment

Tue April 20, 2010, 02:19 PM

Thongchai Jaidee plans to overcome his Masters disappointment with a successful defence of the Ballantine's Championship in Korea this week.

Relieved Yang returns home a champion

Tue April 20, 2010, 04:44 AM

Yang Yong-Eun's latest European Tour triumph has put an extra spring in his step as he prepares to play in his home town Ballantine’s Championship this week.

Furyk defeats Davis in PGA playoff

Mon April 19, 2010, 01:13 AM

US veteran Jim Furyk has won his second PGA title in two months, defeating England's Brian Davis in a playoff to take the 5.7 million-dollar Heritage Classic.

Yang defies weather to win China Open golf

Sun April 18, 2010, 12:32 PM

South Korea's Yang Yong-Eun won the Volvo China Open by two strokes Sunday to seal his first tournament win since becoming Asia's first Major winner at last year's PGA championship.

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