Golf News / July 2011

Dyson wins dramatic Irish Open golf tournament

Sun July 31, 2011, 05:21 PM

England's Simon Dyson won the Irish Open in dramatic fashion on Sunday as he held off a ferocious challenge from Australia's Richard Green to take the title by one shot.

Tseng defends British Open golf title

Sun July 31, 2011, 04:21 PM

Taiwan's Yani Tseng successfully defended her British Open title on Sunday when she fired a final round 69 to win the tournament by four shots.

Australia's Green eyes Irish Open golf glory

Sun July 31, 2011, 01:04 PM

Australia's Richard Green remained joint top of the Irish Open leaderboard after five holes of the final round at Killarney on Sunday.

Masson stretches lead at British Open

Sat July 30, 2011, 06:31 PM

Germany's Caroline Masson stretched her lead to two shots with a third round 68 at the British Open on Saturday, but faces a pressure-packed final day to fend off the challenge from defending champion, Yani Tseng.

Australia's Green shares lead at Irish Open

Sat July 30, 2011, 05:21 PM

Australia's Richard Green goes into the final round of the Irish Open in a three-way tie with English duo David Howell and Simon Dyson at the top of the leaderboard.

De Jonge grabs share of PGA Greenbrier Classic lead

Sat July 30, 2011, 02:24 AM

Zimbabwe's Brendon de Jonge fired a three-under par 67 to seize a share of the lead after second round of the $6 million Greenbrier Classic.

Singh survives bad start to hold Irish Open lead

Fri July 29, 2011, 01:50 PM

India's Jeev Milkha Singh recovered from a poor start to maintain his position on top of the leaderboard in the second round of the Irish Open on Friday.

Immelman grabs PGA Greenbrier lead with solid 64

Fri July 29, 2011, 02:56 AM

South Africa's Trevor Immelman fired a six-under par 64 to grab a one-stroke lead after the opening round of the $6 million Greenbrier Classic.

Singh on song in Ireland golf, McIlroy hits out

Thu July 28, 2011, 06:17 PM

India's Jeev Milkha Singh carded the lowest round of his career on Thursday when an eight under par 63 gave him the Irish Open lead and put marquee names Darren Clarke, Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell in the shade.

Meena tames Carnoustie to lead British Open

Thu July 28, 2011, 05:57 PM

South Korea's Lee Meena battled through the harshest conditions, but emerged without a bogey on her card to lead the first round of the Women's British Open by two shots with a terrific seven under par 65 on Thursday.

Liang says China could win Olympic golf medal

Thu July 28, 2011, 09:08 AM

Liang Wenchong believes a Chinese player is capable of winning a medal when golf returns to the Olympics in 2016, but only if his countrymen break out and play more tournaments abroad.

Tseng eyes another golf major at Carnoustie

Wed July 27, 2011, 04:42 PM

Taiwan's Yani Tseng, the defending champion, will be aiming to extend her record-breaking run in major championships at the Women's British Open starting on Thursday.

Tiger Woods falls out of world top 20

Mon July 25, 2011, 10:15 AM

Tiger Woods has fallen out of the world top 20 for the first time since January 1997.

O'Hair wins Canadian Open in playoff

Mon July 25, 2011, 02:06 AM

Sean O'Hair posted his first win on the PGA Tour in three years Sunday by tapping in for a bogey to edge Kris Blanks in a playoff at the $5.2 million Canadian Open.

O'Hair wins Canadian Open in playoff

Mon July 25, 2011, 12:46 AM

Sean O'Hair posted his first win on the USPGA Tour in three years by tapping in for a bogey to edge Kris Blanks in a playoff at the $5.2 million Canadian Open.

Ai Miyazato wins second Evian Masters

Sun July 24, 2011, 04:28 PM

Japan's Ai Miyazato completed a stunning weekend performance to claim her second Evian Masters in three years on Sunday.

Noren cruises to Scandinavian Masters golf victory

Sun July 24, 2011, 04:21 PM

Sweden's Alexander Noren claimed his third European Tour title on Sunday with a comprehensive seven-shot victory in the Scandinavian Masters.

Van Pelt leads Hadwin at Canadian Open

Sat July 23, 2011, 11:57 PM

Bo Van Pelt, who is gunning for his second career USPGA Tour title, fired a five-under 65 for a one-shot lead over hometown favourite Adam Hadwin after the third round of the Canadian Open.

Unheralded Thompson shares Canadian Open golf lead

Sat July 23, 2011, 05:56 AM

Michael Thompson has his work cut out for him if he is to maintain his lofty perch atop the leaderboard at the $5.2 million Canadian Open.

Homeboy Noren leads Kapur in Sweden

Fri July 22, 2011, 06:20 PM

Sweden's Alex Noren made the most of homeground knowledge to set a new Bro Hof Slott course record of six under par 66 and lead the Scandinavian Masters by three shots at the halfway stage on Friday.

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