Golf News / July 2009

Matthew forgets hotel blaze, shares Open lead

Fri July 31, 2009, 07:59 PM

Scotland's Catriona Matthew, who escaped a French hotel blaze last week, hit back-to-back eagles to share the lead at the halfway stage of the Women's British Open on Friday.

Storm, Webster share Czech Open lead

Fri July 31, 2009, 07:50 PM

Englishmen Graeme Storm and Steve Webster grabbed a share of the lead after the second round of the Czech Open on Friday.

Germany's Gal takes shock British Open lead

Thu July 30, 2009, 09:13 PM

Germany's Sandra Gal fired a three-under par 69 to take a one-shot lead as blustery winds sent scores soaring in the first round of the Women's British Open at Royal Lytham and St Annes on Thursday.

Goya keeps Argentina on top

Thu July 30, 2009, 06:33 PM

Tano Goya maintained Argentina's impressive record this season by carving out a one-shot lead after the first round of the Czech Open on Thursday.

Oh, Flint share lead at Brunei Open golf

Thu July 30, 2009, 11:45 AM

South Korea's Ted Oh and Australia's Gavin Flint both shot a seven-under 64 to share the lead after the first round at the Brunei Open on Thursday.

Mickelson to play in Bridgestone Invitational

Wed July 29, 2009, 01:35 PM

Phil Mickelson will compete in his first tournament since he tied for second at the US Open by entering the USPGA's Bridgestone Invitational next week, organizers announced Tuesday.

Green goes into overtime to win soggy Canadian Open

Mon July 27, 2009, 11:46 PM

Australia's Nathan Green beat Retief Goosen in a playoff on Sunday to capture the rain-plagued Canadian Open title for his first career USPGA Tour win.

Roberts wins second Senior British Open

Sun July 26, 2009, 07:39 PM

America's Loren Roberts won his second Senior British Open on Sunday when he edged Mark McNulty and Fred Funk in a play-off at Sunningdale.

Miyazato breaks LPGA duck with Evian Masters win

Sun July 26, 2009, 05:52 PM

Japan's Ai Miyazato claimed her first LPGA title on Sunday when she defeated Sweden's Sophie Gustafson at the first extra hole of a sudden-death play-off in the Evian Masters.

Norman storms into Senior British Open lead

Sat July 25, 2009, 08:54 PM

Australia's Greg Norman carded a third round 64 to move one shot clear in the Senior British Open at Sunningdale on Saturday.

Evian Masters set for sparkling finale

Sat July 25, 2009, 05:10 PM

The Evian Masters was set for a thrilling finale after Wales' Becky Brewerton, South Korea's Kim In Kyung and Sweden's Sophie Gustafson shared the lead after Saturday's tight third round.

Kelly leads weather-plagued Canadian Open golf

Sat July 25, 2009, 04:56 AM

American Jerry Kelly topped the leaderboard with three holes to go in the second round as the 5.1 million dollar PGA Canadian Open suffered through a second-straight day of weather delays.

Funk in groove at Sunningdale

Fri July 24, 2009, 08:23 PM

American 53-year-old Fred Funk carded a record halfway total at the Senior British Open on Friday as he opened up a three-shot lead at a storm-hit Sunningdale.

Gonzalez leads Slattery in Swedish Masters

Fri July 24, 2009, 07:50 PM

Argentina's Ricardo Gonzalez made up for failing to qualify for last week's Open with a second successive 68 to take a one shot lead at the halfway stage of the Swedish Masters here on Friday.

Miyazato grabs share of Evian Masters lead

Fri July 24, 2009, 04:25 PM

Ai Miyazato, the Japanese star chasing a first LPGA Tour title, hit a second round 66 at the Evian Masters on Friday to grab a share of the lead.

Thaworn leads in Indonesia President Invitational

Fri July 24, 2009, 01:29 PM

Thai veteran Thaworn Wiratchant took control of the weather-interrupted Indonesia President Invitational on Friday, completing a second straight six-under-par 66 in near darkness.

American Na leads weather-hit Canadian Open golf

Fri July 24, 2009, 05:54 AM

American Kevin Na fired a nine-under-par 63 to seize the clubhouse lead in the first round of the five million dollar PGA Canadian Open.

Ballesteros, eyeing top-level return, adapts game

Thu July 23, 2009, 10:47 PM

Spanish golfing legend Severiano Ballesteros, recuperating from a brain tumour, said Thursday he was working on new techniques with the aim of returning to international competition.

Watson back in groove at Sunningdale

Thu July 23, 2009, 08:13 PM

Tom Watson, who came agonisingly close to a sensational British Open victory last weekend, fired a three-under par 67 in the first round of the Senior British Open at Sunningdale on Thursday.

Early bird Slattery leads Swedish Masters

Thu July 23, 2009, 07:40 PM

England’s Lee Slattery was first off the tee at the Swedish Masters on Thursday and then tamed the monster Barseback course to take a one-shot lead in the first round.

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