Golf News / October 2010

American Byrd leads PGA Shriners Open

Sat October 23, 2010, 03:23 AM

American Jonathan Byrd shot an eight-under 63 to take the second-round lead at 13 under in the USPGA Shriners Hospital Open.

Hedblom holds halfway lead in Valencia

Fri October 22, 2010, 06:55 PM

Sweden's Peter Hedblom rose to the top of the leaderboard at the Castello Masters here on Friday after carding a second round 64 for a nine under par total of 133.

Lawrie, Gonzalez, share lead in Valencia

Thu October 21, 2010, 05:45 PM

Former British Open champion Paul Lawrie and Ricardo Gonzalez shared the lead on seven under 64 after the first round of the Castello Masters here on Thursday.

Westwood leads Ryder Cup stars to Sun City

Thu October 21, 2010, 02:14 PM

World number two Lee Westwood will lead five of the victorious Europe Ryder Cup team to the Sun City Challenge golf tournament in December.

Scottish golfer Montgomerie involved in car crash

Thu October 21, 2010, 02:03 PM

European Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie was involved in a car accident in Scotland on Thursday.

Els surges to victory in Grand Slam of Golf

Wed October 20, 2010, 09:45 PM

Ernie Els reeled off three straight back-nine birdies on Wednesday to record a one-shot victory in the PGA Grand Slam of Golf.

Asia captain Ozaki out for revenge at Royal Trophy

Wed October 20, 2010, 02:09 PM

Japan's Naomichi "Joe" Ozaki vowed Wednesday to avenge Asia's last Royal Trophy defeat when he captains the side for a fourth time in January next year.

Toms leads Els in Grand Slam of Golf

Tue October 19, 2010, 10:12 PM

David Toms got off to a hot start and held on to take a one-shot lead over South African Ernie Els on Tuesday on the first day of the Grand Slam of Golf.

Spain's Recari wins first US LPGA title

Mon October 18, 2010, 01:34 AM

Spain's Beatriz Recari captured her first US LPGA title, shrugging off difficult damp conditions and a late bogey for a one-shot victory over France's Gwladys Nocera.

Golfer Green claims Portugal Masters

Sun October 17, 2010, 06:15 PM

Australia's Richard Green capitalised on overnight leader Pablo Martin's misfortune to win the Portugal Masters here on Sunday.

Harrington eases to win at Iskandar Johor golf Open

Sun October 17, 2010, 01:50 PM

Three-time major winner Padraig Harrington cruised to a three-stroke victory in the Iskandar Johor Open on Sunday, ending a two-year title drought in style.

Harrington wins Iskandar Johor golf Open

Sun October 17, 2010, 09:37 AM

Three-time Major winner Padraig Harrington cruised to a three-stroke victory in the Iskandar Johor Open on Sunday, ending a two-year title drought in style.

Greg Norman to wed for third time: report

Sun October 17, 2010, 05:11 AM

Australian golfing great Greg Norman will wed for the third time after proposing to his interior designer girlfriend Kirsten Kutner, a report said Sunday.

Another eagle stretches Mediate's PGA lead

Sun October 17, 2010, 02:02 AM

Rocco Mediate holed out with a pitching wedge from 111 yards on the par-five 15th, his third eagle of the week helping him maintain a three-shot lead in the Open.

Late eagle lifts Redman to share LPGA lead

Sun October 17, 2010, 01:30 AM

Michele Redman holed out from 126 yards for an eagle at 18 to seize a share of the third-round LPGA lead alongside South Korea's Ilhee Lee and Spain's Beatriz Recari.

Dartnall leads Allan, Brown at Midea China Classic

Sat October 16, 2010, 04:17 PM

Australian Stephen Dartnall closed in on his first major tournament victory after holding his two-stroke lead in the third round of the Midea China Classic on Saturday.

Injured Harrington romps clear at Johor golf Open

Sat October 16, 2010, 10:03 AM

Ireland's Padraig Harrington played through pain on Saturday to extend his lead in the Iskandar Johor Open to a commanding five strokes and close in on his first win for two years.

France's Nocera, Spain's Recari share LPGA lead

Sat October 16, 2010, 03:16 AM

Rookies Beatriz Recari of Spain and Gwladys Nocera of France each fired a six-under par 66 on Friday to share the lead after the second round of the LPGA CVS/pharmacy Challenge.

Lafeber leads at half-way mark in Portugal Masters

Fri October 15, 2010, 09:26 PM

Dutchman Maarten Lafeber led by two strokes at the half-way mark in the Portugal Masters at the Oceanico Victoria Clube de Golfe following a five-under-par 67 in Friday's second round.

Harrington warns over changes to European Tour

Fri October 15, 2010, 07:18 AM

Padraig Harrington said Friday the European Tour's decision to raise the number of tournaments golfers must play to earn full membership would make it tougher for non-Europeans.

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