Golf News / September 2009

S.Korea's Kim, Shin share Samsung LPGA lead

Fri September 18, 2009, 09:40 AM

Shin Ji-yai, who is fresh off a win last week in Arkansas, fired a six-under par 66 to grab a share of the lead after the first round of the LPGA Samsung World Championship.

Barham at level best in Vienna

Thu September 17, 2009, 05:27 PM

England's Benn Barham grabbed seven birdies and a memorable eagle to open up a one shot lead after the first round of the Austrian Open here on Thursday.

Creamer hopes to defend title at Torrey Pines

Wed September 16, 2009, 07:01 PM

Paula Creamer seeks to defend her Samsung World Championship title starting Thursday as the LPGA returns to Torrey Pines golf course this week for the first time in over 25 years.

Tiger cruises to victory in BMW Championship

Sun September 13, 2009, 11:58 PM

Tiger Woods cruised to victory in the BMW Championship Sunday, his sixth triumph of 2009 putting him back atop the US PGA Tour's FedEx Cup rankings going into the Tour Championship.

Kingston wins Mercedes-Benz Championship title

Sun September 13, 2009, 07:04 PM

South Africa's James Kingston won the Mercedes-Benz Championship title on Sunday beating Denmark's Anders Hansen in a sudden-death play-off.

Thaworn claims 11th Asian Tour win at Macau Open

Sun September 13, 2009, 11:25 AM

Thailand's Thaworn Wiratchant claimed his 11th Asian Tour victory Sunday with a commanding six-shot triumph at the Macau Open, his latest performance to show a rich vein of form.

Korea's Kim takes two-shot lead in LPGA event

Sun September 13, 2009, 04:07 AM

Song-Hee Kim carded a three-under par 68 to take a two-shot lead over Angela Stanford going into the final round of the 1.8 million-dollar LPGA event at Pinnacle Country Club.

Fowler shines as US lead Walker Cup

Sat September 12, 2009, 11:52 PM

Rickie Fowler notched two lopsided victories Saturday as the United States took an 8-4 lead over Great Britain and Ireland in the Walker Cup amateur golf matches.

Hanson looks to keep Mercedes-Benz Championship title in Swedish hands

Sat September 12, 2009, 05:57 PM

Peter Hanson opened up a one-shot lead after three rounds of the Mercedes-Benz Championship on Saturday as he looked to keep the title in Swedish hands following Robert Karlsson's triumph in 2008.

Thaworn makes move at Macau Open

Sat September 12, 2009, 04:29 PM

Thailand's Thaworn Wiratchant stayed on course for his 11th Asian Tour title after emerging as the third round clubhouse leader after play at the Macau Open was suspended Saturday due to darkness.

Woods grabs share of BMW Championship lead

Fri September 11, 2009, 11:54 PM

Tiger Woods seized a share of the halfway lead at the BMW Championship Friday with a four-under par 67 that put him alongside Mark Wilson on seven-under 135.

Hansen double bogey blunder lets in Wood, Strange

Fri September 11, 2009, 06:11 PM

England's Chris Wood and Scott Strange of Australia shared a one-shot lead at the halfway point of the Mercedes-Benz Championship on Friday after overnight leader Soren Hansen carded a double bogey on the last hole.

Sabbatini shares 1st-round lead at BMW Championship

Fri September 11, 2009, 06:15 AM

South Africa's Rory Sabbatini, overlooked for the Presidents Cup, notched seven birdies in a five-under 66 to seize a share of the first-round lead in the BMW Championship.

Sabbatini shares 1st-round lead at BMW Championship

Fri September 11, 2009, 02:18 AM

South Africa's Rory Sabbatini, overlooked for the Presidents Cup, notched seven birdies in a five-under 66 to seize a share of the first-round lead in the BMW Championship.

Ex-champion Hansen repeats 2007 Mercedes-Benz Championship start

Thu September 10, 2009, 06:58 PM

Denmark's Soren Hansen, the 2007 champion, repeated his opening 65 of two years ago to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the Mercedes-Benz Championship here on Thursday.

Rival Asian golf tours go head-to-head

Wed September 09, 2009, 12:03 PM

For the first time since the controversial OneAsia Tour teed off in April, it goes head-to-head this week with the rival Asian Tour in a battle for supremacy.

Daly cancels Australian PGA appearance

Wed September 09, 2009, 06:02 AM

John Daly, the personable US star whose struggles with alcohol and weight have made him a fan favorite, on Tuesday pulled out of two tournaments in Australia with a rib injury.

Ishikawa, Scott, Glover and Mahan set for Cup

Tue September 08, 2009, 06:27 PM

Japanese 17-year-old sensation Ryo Ishikawa and struggling Australian Adam Scott were named captain's picks Tuesday to the Internationals team for next month's Presidents Cup against the United States.

Stricker closes with two birdies for Deutsche Bank win

Mon September 07, 2009, 11:47 PM

Steve Stricker birdied the last two holes to win the Deutsche Bank Championship on Monday and overtake Tiger Woods atop the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup playoff standings.

Norway's Pettersen cruises to victory at Canadian Open

Mon September 07, 2009, 03:54 AM

Suzann Pettersen captured her first win of 2009 and sixth LPGA Tour victory by shooting a one-under 70 in the final round of the Canadian Women's Open on Sunday.

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