Golf News / April 2012

Jimenez, Poulter and Casey ready for Korea charge

Fri April 27, 2012, 04:48 PM

Some of The European Tour's most famous names were poised to mount an assault on the Ballantine's Championship over the weekend after an intriguing second round Friday.

Yang leads Korean charge at home championship

Wed April 25, 2012, 11:58 PM

Asia's first Major winner, Y. E. Yang, wants to notch up another golfing milestone this week by becoming the first home player to win the Ballantine's Championship, which tees off on Thursday.

Curtis ends six-year PGA drought at Texas Open

Mon April 23, 2012, 12:43 AM

Former British Open champion Ben Curtis won his first US PGA Tour title since 2006, holding on for an emotional two-shot victory over Matt Every and John Huh.

Golfer Poulter seeks Asian treble at Ballantine's

Fri April 20, 2012, 10:35 AM

England's Ian Poulter is hoping to complete a hat-trick of Asian wins when he plays the Ballantine's Championship in South Korea next week.

Donald surrenders PGA World No. 1 spot to McIlroy

Mon April 16, 2012, 12:56 AM

England's Luke Donald will surrender golf's World No. 1 ranking to Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy on Monday after a poor showing at the US PGA Heritage tournament.

Oosthuizen maintains lead in Malaysia golf event

Sun April 15, 2012, 03:21 AM

Louis Oosthuizen clung to a one-shot lead after three rounds of the rain-affected Maybank Malaysian Open on Sunday as he eyed immediate atonement for last week's US Masters heartbreak.

Oosthuizen storms to golf Malaysian Open lead

Sat April 14, 2012, 03:40 AM

Louis Oosthuizen accelerated his remarkable comeback from US Masters heartbreak as he seized control of the rain-interrupted Maybank Malaysian Open on Saturday.

Tiger back at No. 1? We'll see, says Kaymer

Fri April 13, 2012, 07:07 AM

Former world number one Martin Kaymer kept a diplomatic silence Friday on whether Tiger Woods could regain the top ranking -- but backed the "best player ever" to return to regular wins.

Masters golf final round promises more back-nine drama

Sun April 08, 2012, 01:48 PM

The final round of the 76th Masters began on Sunday at Augusta National under perfect conditions with the promise of a back-nine shootout for the champion's green jacket at the end of the day.

Weather reduces Singapore Classic to 54 holes

Sat April 07, 2012, 04:10 PM

The third edition of the ISPS Handa Singapore Classic has been reduced to 54-holes after bad weather caused almost 10 hours of play to be lost over the last three days, organisers said Saturday.

Terrible Tiger struggles to even par at Masters

Thu April 05, 2012, 09:01 PM

Tiger Woods followed his first victory in 28 months with some of the worst tee shots of his career, struggling to a level-par 72 after the opening round of the 76th Masters on Thursday.

What players are saying at the Masters

Wed April 04, 2012, 09:41 PM

What players are saying going into the 76th Masters, which starts on Thursday:

Stormy buildup to Masters classic

Wed April 04, 2012, 08:53 PM

Overnight storms had Augusta National groundstaff scurrying to clean up debris on the course on Wednesday morning as players completed their preparations for the most hotly anticipated Masters in years.

Mickelson surprised by conditions at Augusta

Tue April 03, 2012, 08:30 PM

An early spring and rain in the forecast could lead to a "birdie-fest" at the 76th Masters at Augusta National this week and open the door for an upset winner, Phil Mickelson said Tuesday.

PGA champ hits Masters having never lost a major

Tue April 03, 2012, 08:26 PM

Keegan Bradley has a novel approach to his Masters debut, one seldom seen even at historic Augusta National Golf Club.

Donald takes new approach to Masters

Tue April 03, 2012, 05:21 PM

Luke Donald's quest for a first Major sees him tackle Augusta National for the eighth time this week and the lessons of the past tell him he needs to take some of the pressure off himself.

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