Golf News / November 2009

Italy win World Cup for first time

Sun November 29, 2009, 09:39 AM

Italy's Molinari brothers won the World Cup at Mission Hills on Sunday by a single stroke after a thrilling tussle with Ireland and Sweden -- the first time the nation has lifted the trophy.

Italy, Sweden close on Ireland at World Cup

Sat November 28, 2009, 10:39 AM

Defending champions Sweden and Italy's Molinari brothers closed to within just one shot of long-time leaders Ireland after the third round fourballs at the World Cup here Saturday.

Italy, Sweden close on Ireland at World Cup golf

Sat November 28, 2009, 08:53 AM

Ireland's powerful pairing of Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell will go into the final round of the World Cup with a one-stroke lead over Italy and Sweden after Saturday's fourballs.

Ireland stay out in front at golf World Cup

Fri November 27, 2009, 03:15 PM

Ireland's powerful pairing of Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell stayed out in front at the World Cup Friday but defending champions Sweden powered back into contention.

Tiger's coach wants role in booming China

Thu November 26, 2009, 07:10 AM

Tiger Woods' coach Hank Haney said he wanted to be part of the booming growth of golf in China but could not promise to produce another player to match the world number one.

Golfer McIlroy sets sights on European top spot

Tue November 24, 2009, 11:09 AM

Rory McIlroy said Tuesday he still had his sights set on topping the European money list despite opting to take out a full US PGA card next season.

Nordvist closes season with win, Ochoa player of year

Tue November 24, 2009, 12:57 AM

Anna Nordqvist won the LPGA Tour Championship Monday as Lorena Ochoa seized her fourth straight Player of the Year award by one point over Jiyai Shin.

McPherson leads as Shin, Ochoa duel goes to LPGA wire

Mon November 23, 2009, 05:20 PM

Jiyai Shin and Lorena Ochoa took their battle for LPGA Player of the Year honors down to the wire on Monday in the rain-disrupted LPGA Championship.

McPherson seizes LPGA clubhouse lead, Shin one back

Mon November 23, 2009, 01:13 AM

Kristy McPherson seized the clubhouse lead as darkness halted the second round of the LPGA Tour Championship and left the Player of the Year duel between Lorena Ochoa and Jiyai Shin in limbo.

Record breaker Westwood marches to European title

Sun November 22, 2009, 03:15 PM

Lee Westwood produced a sensational course-record eight-under par 64 to win the inaugural Dubai World Championship, as well as the European Tour's Race to Dubai.

Westwood wins in Dubai to take race

Sun November 22, 2009, 12:55 PM

England's Lee Westwood shot a round of eight-under par 64 to win the 7.5 million US dollar Dubai World Championship golf tournament here on Sunday.

Italy's Molinari wins Dunlop Phoenix

Sun November 22, 2009, 09:34 AM

Italy's Edoardo Molinari defeated Robert Karlsson of Sweden on the second play-off hole to win the Dunlop Phoenix men's golf tournament on Sunday.

Golfer Westwood gains upper hand over McIlroy

Sat November 21, 2009, 02:30 PM

Young Rory McIlroy fell victim to the tough closing stretch of the Earth course at Jumeirah Golf Estates as veteran Lee Westwood grabbed the advantage in their battle for supremacy in European golf.

Italy's Molinari takes Dunlop Phoenix golf lead

Sat November 21, 2009, 07:56 AM

Edoardo Molinari of Italy hit a two-under-par 69 to snatch the lead after the third round in the Dunlop Phoenix men's golf tournament on Saturday.

Rain plays havoc with LPGA Tour Championship

Sat November 21, 2009, 03:18 AM

Sweden's Sophie Gustafson climbed within two shots of overnight leader Lorena Ochoa at the LPGA Tour Championship as rain wreaked havock on the second round.

Golfer Westwood takes Dubai lead

Fri November 20, 2009, 03:22 PM

Lee Westwood made the most of yet another spectacular blowout by Padraig Harrington as he took a two-shot lead at the halfway stage of the 7.5 million dollar Dubai World Championship, the European Tour’s new season-ending championship, here on Friday.

Allenby in the groove in Dubai

Thu November 19, 2009, 02:46 PM

Australia's Robert Allenby reaped a rich reward for switching early to the new grooves as he shot a brilliant round of seven-under par 65 on Thursday to establish a course record and take an early lead in the 7.5 million dollar Dubai World Championship.

Shin, Ochoa vie for golf's LPGA award

Thu November 19, 2009, 10:36 AM

Jiyai Shin and Lorena Ochoa will take their duel for LPGA Player of the Year honors down to the wire this week at the LPGA Tour Championship.

Expanding OneAsia Tour gets key partner on board

Thu November 19, 2009, 08:45 AM

The rapidly expanding OneAsia Tour appointed a powerful global media and marketing partner Thursday as chief executive Ben Sellenger said he was confident players would defect from the Asian Tour.

LPGA announces 2010 schedule

Wed November 18, 2009, 08:34 PM

The LPGA's struggles to hang onto sponsors was reflected in its schedule for next season as the women's pro golf tour has reduced its number of tournaments to 24 from 27.

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