Golf News / December 2010

Australian Open to precede 2011 Presidents Cup

Sun December 26, 2010, 03:53 AM

The 2011 Australian Open will precede the Presidents Cup event in Melbourne next November, the PGA of Australia said on Sunday.

Fay to retire from US Golf Association post

Fri December 24, 2010, 08:01 PM

David Fay is retiring from the US Golf Association after two decades as executive director, a tenure marked by a drive to bring the US Open to public courses and bring golf back to the Olympics.

Asian golf uncovers new star in Noh

Thu December 23, 2010, 01:46 AM

Asian golf uncovered a new star in 2010 with teen sensation Noh Seung-Yul winning the Asian Tour Order of Merit race as a battle between rival tours raged on.

Teen golf titan Noh to aim for Major glory

Tue December 21, 2010, 10:54 AM

Teen Korean golf star Noh Seung-Yul says he hopes to become the second Asian to win a Major, following in the footsteps of compatriot Yang Yong-Eun who sprang a shock upset over Tiger Woods in the 2009 PGA Championship.

Masters field grows by 13 thanks to world ranking list

Mon December 20, 2010, 08:54 PM

Teen star Ryo Ishikawa of Japan and Italian brothers Francesco and Edoardo Molinari were among 13 golfers who booked a trip to the 2011 Masters on Monday from the final 2010 world rankings.

S.Korea's Noh scoops Asian Tour top honours

Mon December 20, 2010, 04:25 AM

Teenage star Noh Seung-Yul of South Korea has been officially crowned the youngest Asian Tour Order of Merit champion and named the Players' Player of the Year.

Els holds off Goosen to win South African Open

Sun December 19, 2010, 05:33 PM

Ernie Els held off great rival Retief Goosen on Sunday to win the South Africa Open championship by a single stroke at Durban Country Club.

Japan's Hiratsuka wins Black Mountain Masters golf

Sun December 19, 2010, 11:23 AM

Japan's Tetsuji Hiratsuka claimed his third title of the season Sunday when he won the 600,000-dollar Black Mountain Masters after a play-off against Thai youngster Namchoak Tantipokakul.

Els moves two ahead in South African Open

Sat December 18, 2010, 04:21 PM

Ernie Els fired a second consecutive 65 to take a two-shot lead Saturday after two rounds of the one-million-euro South African Open.

Cejka, Goosen share South African Open lead

Fri December 17, 2010, 05:52 PM

German Alexander Cejka birdied the last hole to card an eight-under 64 and share the South African Open first-round lead Friday with local Retief Goosen.

McDowell, Tseng claim top honours from US writers

Fri December 17, 2010, 05:38 PM

Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell and Taiwan's Yani Tseng were named men's and women's golf players of the year on Friday by the Golf Writers Association of America.

Que leads with Japanese duo in Thai golf tournament

Thu December 16, 2010, 12:32 PM

A relaxed Angelo Que made a welcome return to form to share the first round lead with Japanese duo Tetsuji Hiratsuka and Daisuke Maruyama at the Black Mountain Masters on Thursday.

Thongchai chases more glory in golf tournament

Wed December 15, 2010, 04:15 PM

Thai star Thongchai Jaidee is hoping all good things come in pairs as he bids for a second straight victory at the Asian Tour's season-finale Black Mountain Masters starting on Thursday.

Tiger's fall, Europe's rise mark year of transition

Wed December 15, 2010, 03:41 PM

In a year when the world watched Tiger Woods lose his marriage, his top ranking, his iconic image and every tournament he played, golf thrived with new stars and looked to a less Woods-centric future.

Golfer Liang wins OneAsia order of merit

Tue December 14, 2010, 07:28 AM

China's Liang Wenchong has topped the OneAsia Tour order of merit after two wins and a second-place finish in 2010, the Tour announced Tuesday.

Appleby named PGA Comeback Player of the Year

Mon December 13, 2010, 09:47 PM

Australian Stuart Appleby was named the US PGA Tour Comeback Player of the Year on Monday after bouncing back from the worst season of his career to make golf history.

Martin survives scare to win Dunhill golf title again

Sun December 12, 2010, 05:37 PM

Spaniard Pablo Martin survived a late scare Sunday to become the first golfer in two years to successfully defend a European Tour event.

Heavy rain forces Australian PGA delay

Sun December 12, 2010, 08:37 AM

The Australian PGA Championship will extend into Monday after heavy rain stopped play midway through the final round on Sunday.

Heavy rain forces Australian PGA delay

Sun December 12, 2010, 07:02 AM

The Australian PGA Championship will extend into Monday after heavy rain stopped play midway through the final round.

South African rookie Michael clings to Dunhill lead

Sat December 11, 2010, 05:21 PM

South African rookie Anthony Michael overcame a disastrous start Saturday to hold a one-shot lead after three rounds of the Alfred Dunhill Championship.

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