Golf News / August 2011

Lincicome wins LPGA Canadian crown

Sun August 28, 2011, 09:58 PM

American Brittany Lincicome fired a two-under-par 70 on Sunday to win the LPGA Canadian Women's Open by one stroke, capturing her second victory of the year and the fifth of her career.

Johnson overtakes Kuchar to win Barclays PGA title

Sat August 27, 2011, 08:12 PM

Dustin Johnson fired a six-under par 65 on Saturday to win The Barclays by two strokes over fellow American Matt Kuchar in an event reduced to 54 holes due to an approaching hurricane.

Miyazato, Stanford share LPGA Canadian Open lead

Sat August 27, 2011, 02:32 AM

Japan's Ai Miyazato fired a four-under par 68 to share the lead with American Angela Stanford after the second round of the LPGA Canadian Women's Open.

Woods falls further in golf world rankings

Mon August 22, 2011, 09:30 AM

Tiger Woods has fallen further in the latest golf world rankings and is now down in 35th place.

Psychologist helps Westwood relax for major quest

Tue August 09, 2011, 06:26 PM

A jovial Lee Westwood was cracking jokes and adopting a light-hearted manner ahead of the 93rd PGA Championship, relaxing after his first-ever consultations with a psychologist.

Scott vows clubs, not caddie, will do the talking

Tue August 09, 2011, 06:11 PM

Adam Scott said caddie Steve Williams did not swipe the spotlight from a victory, but the Australian plans on having his clubs, not his bagman, do the talking this week at the PGA Championship.

Clarke tired but hopeful after claiming Open crown

Tue August 09, 2011, 05:40 PM

Darren Clarke is still weary after the hectic aftermath of claiming his first major title last month at the British Open, but has hope he could win the PGA Championship on his 43rd birthday.

Athletes hit back at Williams over Tiger rebuke

Mon August 08, 2011, 11:11 PM

Steve Williams, the caddie fired last month by Tiger Woods after carrying his clubs in 13 major triumphs, has been roundly criticised for his remarks after caddying for Australian Adam Scott in his victory at the World Golf Championships Bridgestone Invitational.

Scott brings Tiger-ish swagger into wide-open PGA

Mon August 08, 2011, 11:08 PM

With a Tiger Woods-ish swagger and inspiration from tennis star Rafael Nadal, Adam Scott has put himself among a host of contenders seeking a first major title at the 93rd PGA Championship.

Piercy hangs on for PGA Reno-Tahoe victory

Mon August 08, 2011, 04:43 AM

Scott Piercy dropped a three-stroke lead but held on and made a seven-foot par putt on the final hole to win the US PGA Tour's Reno-Tahoe Open by one stroke.

Aussie Adam Scott wins WGC-Bridgestone

Sun August 07, 2011, 11:54 PM

Australia's Adam Scott won the Bridgestone Invitational on Sunday, posting a final-round 65 to notch a four-stroke victory over Luke Donald and Rickie Fowler.

Scott leads Ishikawa, Day by one at Bridgestone

Sat August 06, 2011, 08:54 PM

Adam Scott birdied three of his last five holes en route to a four-under par 66 on Saturday to take a one-shot lead over Ryo Ishikawa and Jason Day after three rounds of the Bridgestone Invitational.

N. Zealand, Singapore, Korea qualify for W. Cup golf

Sat August 06, 2011, 01:39 PM

New Zealand powered to a superb closing round of 67 on Saturday to qualify for the Omega Mission Hills World Cup, with Singapore and Korea also securing their place alongside the elite.

Two-time US PGA winner Taylor leads at Reno

Sat August 06, 2011, 06:38 AM

Two-time Reno-Tahoe Open champion Vaughn Taylor has taken a familiar place, atop the leaderboard of the US PGA Tour event.

Solid Scott keeps share of WGC lead

Fri August 05, 2011, 11:23 PM

Australia's Adam Scott posted an even-par 70 on Friday to maintain a share of the second-round lead alongside surging Rickie Fowler, Keegan Bradley and Ryan Moore at the Bridgestone Invitational.

Woods stumbles back at WGC after one-over 71

Fri August 05, 2011, 08:39 PM

Former World No. 1 Tiger Woods struggled to a one-over par 71 on Friday at the World Golf Championships Bridgestone Invitational, his first event after an injury layoff of nearly three months.

Singapore out in front at golf W. Cup qualifying

Fri August 05, 2011, 04:04 PM

Singapore's Lam Chih Bing and Mardan Mamat shot a five-under-par 66 on Friday to stay on track for a fifth World Cup appearance but India closed the gap to one shot in Asian qualifying.

Scott leads Bridgestone, Woods starts strong

Thu August 04, 2011, 11:45 PM

Adam Scott fired a first-round 62 on Thursday to lead fellow Australian Jason Day by one stroke at a Bridgestone Invitational dominated by the return of Tiger Woods.

Singapore lead in W. Cup golf qualifying

Thu August 04, 2011, 04:12 PM

Singapore's Mardan Mamat and Lam Chih Bing fired a one-under-par 70 after a poor start on Thursday to top the halfway leaderboard at the Omega Mission Hills World Cup Asian Qualifying.

McIlroy leaning toward return to US PGA Tour

Wed August 03, 2011, 09:31 PM

Reigning US Open champion Rory McIlroy said Wednesday that he is leaning toward returning to the US PGA Tour, saying he prefers warm and sunny US playing conditions to wind-swept European courses.

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