Golf News / June 2011

Aussie Scott seizes share of PGA lead

Thu June 30, 2011, 11:33 PM

Australian Adam Scott, playing only his second event with Tiger Woods caddie Steve Williams on his bag, fired a four-under par 66 Thursday to share the lead at the PGA National.

Golfer Udorn takes big lead at Singha E-San Open

Thu June 30, 2011, 01:08 PM

Course specialist Udorn Duangdecha stormed to a four-shot lead at the half-way mark of the Singha E-San Open in Khon Kaen on Thursday with a sparkling seven-under-par 65.

Rose searches for form in defending US PGA title

Wed June 29, 2011, 06:55 PM

Defending champion Justin Rose comes into this week's US PGA National hoping to play his way into perfect form just two weeks before the British Open.

Golfer Thaworn in three-way tie at Singha E-San Open

Wed June 29, 2011, 12:25 PM

Defending champion Thaworn Wiratchant stormed to a share of the first round lead with Thai compatriots Prom Meesawat and Udorn Duangdecha in the Singha E-San Open on Wednesday.

Tiger unsure of British Open, no return timetable

Tue June 28, 2011, 08:35 PM

Injured 14-time major champion Tiger Woods said Tuesday he remains uncertain if he will play at the British Open in two weeks and has no timetable for his recovery.

McIlroy eager to make most of Woods absence

Mon June 27, 2011, 07:50 PM

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy hopes to continue making the most of the continued absence of Tiger Woods as he seeks to add to his US Open title triumph.

McIlroy up to third in world golf rankings

Mon June 27, 2011, 11:58 AM

US Open champion Rory McIlroy is up to a career-best third in the world rankings completing an unprecedented British clean sweep of the top three positions.

Taiwan's Tseng wins fourth major golf title

Sun June 26, 2011, 11:31 PM

World No. 1 Yani Tseng of Taiwan captured her fourth major title on Sunday in overwhelming fashion, firing a final-round six-under par 66 to win the LPGA Championship by 10 strokes.

Sweden's Jacobson wins PGA Travelers crown

Sun June 26, 2011, 09:56 PM

Sweden's Fredrik Jacobson fired a four-under par 66 on Sunday to capture his first US PGA victory, winning the Travelers Championship by one shot over Americans Ryan Moore and John Rollins.

Garcia beaten by Larrazabal at Munich golf play-off

Sun June 26, 2011, 06:02 PM

Sergio Garcia blew the chance of winning his first tournament in over two-and-a-half years when he was beaten by fellow Spaniard Pablo Larrazabal in a play-off at the BMW-International here on Sunday.

Asian golf to top world in 15 years, says WSG boss

Sun June 26, 2011, 06:02 AM

Runaway growth could make Asia the world's richest golf zone in just 15 years, outstripping Europe and the United States in a seismic shift for the sport, a senior marketing official said.

Swede Jacobson takes PGA lead with birdie on 18

Sun June 26, 2011, 01:21 AM

Sweden's Fredrik Jacobson rolled in a birdie putt on 18 to finish with a seven-under 63 and take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the PGA Travelers Championship.

Taiwan's Tseng takes charge at LPGA Championship

Sat June 25, 2011, 11:14 PM

World No. 1 Yani Tseng of Taiwan fired a five-under par 67 on Saturday to seize a five-stroke lead after the third round of the LPGA Championship as she bids for a fourth major title.

Garcia on form at BMW-International

Sat June 25, 2011, 05:46 PM

Sergio Garcia's comeback gathered pace here Saturday when the Spaniard fired a best-of-the-day 64 to move into a share of second place in the BMW International Open.

Taiwan's Yani Tseng clings to LPGA lead

Sat June 25, 2011, 03:41 AM

World No. 1 Yani Tseng of Taiwan briefly lost her lead after a double bogey but battled back to reclaim a one-stroke edge after rainy second round of the LPGA Championship.

US teen amateur grabs PGA lead

Sat June 25, 2011, 02:32 AM

US teen amateur Patrick Cantlay fired a course-record 10-under par 60 to seize a four-stroke lead in the clubhouse midway into the second round of the PGA Travelers Championship.

Stenson, Coetzee lead in Munich as Langer fades

Fri June 24, 2011, 07:24 PM

Former world number four Henrik Stenson and South African George Coetzee reached the halfway point of Munich's BMW International Open with a share of the lead after Friday's second round.

Golf superstar McIlroy set for Hong Kong return

Fri June 24, 2011, 09:01 AM

Golf's newest superstar Rory McIlroy will headline this year's Hong Kong Open in a major coup for the event, organisers said Friday.

Taiwan's Tseng leads LPGA Championship

Fri June 24, 2011, 02:57 AM

Taiwan's Tseng Yani fired a six-under 66 to seize a one-shot lead in the first round of the LPGA Championship.

Kerr looks to repeat at LPGA Championship

Wed June 22, 2011, 10:11 PM

American Cristie Kerr will attempt to become the fifth back-to-back winner at this week's $2.5 million LPGA Championship, the second major championship of the LPGA season.

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