Golf News / December 2011

Bradley among 28 to tee off in Hawaii opener

Sat December 31, 2011, 07:03 PM

Keegan Bradley, who captured last August's PGA Championship and the 2011 US PGA Rookie of the Year award, will be among 28 players in next week's season opening Tournament of Champions.

Furyk among 11 to book Masters trip

Mon December 19, 2011, 08:31 PM

American Jim Furyk, the 2003 US Open winner, was among 11 golfers to secure a trip to the 2012 Masters by finishing among the year-end top 50 in the world golf rankings issued on Monday.

Teen sensation Thompson wins Dubai Masters golf

Sat December 17, 2011, 02:04 PM

American teen Alexis Thompson was simply sensational on the back nine of Saturday's final round as she won the Dubai Ladies Masters by four shots to become the youngest professional winner on the Ladies European Tour.

Sparkling Westwood builds up huge golf lead

Fri December 16, 2011, 11:50 AM

Lee Westwood put on another dazzling display at the $1 million Thailand Golf Championship on Friday to finish the second round on 20 under par, creating a commanding 11-stroke lead.

S.Korea to dedicate street to golf stars

Fri December 16, 2011, 07:41 AM

South Korea's capital could dedicate a street to the nation's most successful golfers, including Asia's highest ranked player K.J. Choi, according to officials.

Back to work for history-making Donald at Masters

Wed December 14, 2011, 11:08 PM

World number one Luke Donald is back to work at the Australian Masters in Melbourne on Thursday after creating golfing history by topping the money lists on both sides of the Atlantic.

Wie, Thompson in Dubai Ladies duel

Tue December 13, 2011, 06:23 PM

Two young American stars will be in the spotlight when the season-ending championship of the Ladies European Tour, the Dubai Ladies Masters, starts at the Majlis course of Emirates Golf Club on Wednesday.

Golfer Daly puts Down Under episode behind him

Tue December 13, 2011, 10:52 AM

John Daly said Tuesday he had heard no more from the Australian golf authorities over an incident in which he stormed out of a tournament last month after hitting six shots in a lake.

McIlroy strong start heaps pressure on Donald

Thu December 08, 2011, 07:36 PM

Rory McIlroy did his chances of becoming the new European number one no harm as five birdies in the last six holes saw him finish the opening round of the Dubai World Championship two shots behind leader Peter Hanson.

Woods ends drought with World Challenge win

Sun December 04, 2011, 11:07 PM

Tiger Woods won the Chevron World Challenge on Sunday, his one-shot triumph in the unofficial 18-man event his first victory since 2009 when a sex scandal shattered his iconic image.

Thailand's Gulyanamitta wins LPGA qualifier

Sun December 04, 2011, 10:51 PM

Thailand's Junthima Gulyanamitta fired a four-under par 68 in Sunday's final round to pass American Christine Song and win the 90-hole LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament by two strokes.

Johnson seizes World Challenge lead from Woods

Sun December 04, 2011, 05:24 AM

Zach Johnson holed out from the fairway for an eagle at the final hole Saturday to seize the lead from Tiger Woods after three rounds of the Chevron World Challenge.

McIlroy shares Hong Kong Open lead

Fri December 02, 2011, 11:07 AM

A battling performance from an under-the-weather Rory McIlroy saw him sharing the lead with Alvaro Quiros after the second round of the $2.75 million UBS Hong Kong Open on Friday.

Choi defies blustery wind to seize challenge lead

Fri December 02, 2011, 01:06 AM

K.J. Choi jumped out of the blocks then stayed steady in gusting winds Thursday to seize the first-round lead of the Chevron World Challenge, three shots ahead of tournament host Tiger Woods.

Donald leads world's best to Nedbank Golf Challenge

Thu December 01, 2011, 02:23 AM

World No 1 Luke Donald heads a star-studded group including two former world number one golfers in the Nedbank Golf Challenge invitation tournament starting Thursday.

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