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Australian amateur Murdaca books U.S. Masters berth (Reuters)

By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian teenager Antonio Murdaca clinched a dream berth at the U.S. Masters after winning the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship with a stunning seven-stroke win in Melbourne on Sunday. The Adelaide-born 19-year-old tore up Royal Melbourne’s famed sandbelt course to upstage a field dripping with Asian talent, including China’s Guan Tianlang, who won the 2012 event to become Augusta’s youngest ever qualifier at the age of 14. …

Posted on 26 October 2014 @ 5:47 am

Murdaca wins Asia-Pacific Amateur title (The Associated Press)

Antonio Murdaca of Australia earned a place in the field for next year’s Masters at Augusta after winning the Asia-Pacific Amateur Golf Championship by seven shots Sunday on Royal Melbourne’s composite course. The 19-year-old Murdaca led by eight strokes overnight and shot a 1-under 71 Sunday to finish at 13-under 275, becoming the first Australian to win the title. Japan’s Horikawa Mikumu had a 69 to break out of a tie with Australian Todd Sinnott and take second place.

Posted on 26 October 2014 @ 5:36 am

Dawson leads Austin by a stroke on Champions Tour (The Associated Press)

Marco Dawson hits his drive off the fourth tee during the third round of the Champions Tour's 3M Championship golf tournament at TPC Twin Cities in Blaine, Minn., Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. AP Photo/Paul Battaglia)

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Marco Dawson birdied four of the first six holes Saturday and shot a 5-under 67 to take a one-stroke lead in the Champions Tour’s AT&T Championship, and Bernhard Langer moved closer to wrapping up the Charles Schwab Cup before the season-ending event next week.


Posted on 26 October 2014 @ 1:12 am

Denmark’s Olesen leads Perth International (The Associated Press)

Denmark’s Thorbjorn Olesen shot a scrambling 5-under 67 on Saturday at Lake Karrinyup to take a three-stroke lead in the Perth International. The 24-year-old Olesen had six birdies and a bogey in the third round to reach 16 under. ”I tried to go out there and be aggressive like I did the first two days, but I didn’t have the game today,” Olesen said. Five under is a great score today.” South Korea’s Sihwan Kim was second after a 69.

Posted on 26 October 2014 @ 12:54 am

MacKenzie and Svoboda share lead at Sea Island (Reuters)

(Reuters) – Will MacKenzie produced a roller-coaster, birdie-bogey-birdie finish to share the lead with fellow American Andrew Svoboda after the third round of the $5.6 million McGladrey Classic at Sea Island in Georgia on Saturday. MacKenzie, who had delivered the shot of the day with a spectacular ace at the par-three sixth, fired a five-under-par 65 in ideal scoring conditions on the Seaside Course to post a 12-under total of 198. …

Posted on 25 October 2014 @ 11:21 pm

MacKenzie, Svoboda tied for lead at Sea Island (The Associated Press)

Will MacKenzie reacts after missing a birdie putt on the 13th green during the third round of the McGladrey Classic golf tournament on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in St. Simons Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

Will MacKenzie figured a good shot had turned out badly. MacKenzie simply walked back to his bag and handed his club to the caddie. ”I figured it had ricocheted off,” MacKenzie said. Svoboda rallied from a careless double bogey by making three birdies on the last six holes for a 66.


Posted on 25 October 2014 @ 10:59 pm

Korda, Pace share lead in Blue Bay LPGA (The Associated Press)

Jessica Korda watches her tee shot on the 13th hole during the first round of the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament in Pinehurst, N.C., Thursday, June 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

American Jessica Korda rebounded from an opening double bogey for a share of the second-round lead Saturday in the Blue Bay LPGA. Korda made seven birdies in a 14-hole stretch – the last three on Nos. 14-16 – and shot a 5-under 67 to match South Africa’s Lee-Anne Pace at 11-under 133 at Jian Lake Blue Bay. ”I got a little frazzled there as I was walking to the first tee box and then obviously didn’t hit a good shot,” Korda said.


Posted on 25 October 2014 @ 3:17 pm


Sky Sports - Great Britain

Ace earns MacKenzie a share

American Will MacKenzie took advantage of a hole in one at the sixth to move into a share of the lead in the McGladrey Classic.

Posted on 25 October 2014 @ 10:06 pm

Korda, Pace lead at Blue Bay

Jessica Korda and Lee-Anne Pace are in a share of the lead of the Blue Bay LPGA tournament after the second round.

Posted on 25 October 2014 @ 11:55 am

Bishop sorry for Poulter rant

Ted Bishop has apologised for his comments towards Ian Poulter which led to his removal from his role as PGA of America president.

Posted on 25 October 2014 @ 10:46 am

Olesen moves three clear

Denmark’s Thorbjorn Olesen shot a five-under-par 67 on Saturday to ensure he will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the ISPS HANDA Perth International.

Posted on 25 October 2014 @ 8:50 am

Bishop fired by PGA of America

Ted Bishop has been removed from his role as PGA of America president in the wake of his rant towards Ian Poulter.

Posted on 24 October 2014 @ 11:30 pm

Henley claims McGladrey lead

Russell Henley carded a second round 63 to take a one-shot lead at the halfway stage of The McGladrey Classic.

Posted on 24 October 2014 @ 11:16 pm

Whiteford leads the way in Perth

Scotland’s Peter Whiteford leads the way at the halfway stage of the ISPS HANDA Perth International while England’s James Morrison catapulted himself into contention by breaking the course record at Lake Karrinyup.

Posted on 24 October 2014 @ 12:25 pm

Golfblogger - Great Britain

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Indian Express - India

Despite scandal, Tiger Woods cracks $1.3 bn in career earnings, tops Golf Digest 50 list

Woods is yet to reach pre-scandal endorsement totals but has bounced back from a 2011 low of $62 mn.

Posted on 8 January 2014 @ 7:21 am

Rory McIlroy, Caroline Wozniacki in match-play, get engaged

McIlroy is claiming his first win of the new year his engagement to tennis star Wozniacki.

Posted on 1 January 2014 @ 9:00 pm

Gaganjeet Bhullar completes the formalities, wins in Indonesia

Bhullar sank all his three birdies on Sunday on the back-nine 11th, 13th and 14th.

Posted on 1 December 2013 @ 8:00 pm

Rory McIlroy birdies 72nd hole to capture Australian Open

McIlroy nervelessly sank a 10-foot birdie putt at the 18th to finish on 18-under-par.

Posted on 1 December 2013 @ 9:24 am

I still have 7-8 years of golf left in me: Jeev Milkha Singh

Jeev Milkha Singh is on a two-week long break from the sport in his hometown Chandigarh.

Posted on 6 October 2013 @ 6:31 pm

Tiger Woods named PGA Tour player of the Year

Tiger Woods was named on Friday as the PGA Tour’s Player of the Year for a record 11th time.

Posted on 27 September 2013 @ 4:15 pm

Double delight! Henrik Stenson wins Tour Championship and FedExCup

Henrik Stenson held his nerve to fend off a last-day charge by Jordan Spieth.

Posted on 23 September 2013 @ 9:39 am

Golf Week - United States

Tee times, pairings: McGladrey Classic, final round

Tee times and pairings for the final round of the McGladrey Classic at Sea Island’s Seaside course.

Tee times and pairings for the final round of the McGladrey Classic at Sea Island’s Seaside course.

Posted on 25 October 2014 @ 10:29 pm

5 Things: Two grab share of McGladrey lead

Andrew Svoboda and Will MacKenzie will share the 54-hole lead at the McGladrey Classic at Sea Island Golf Club’s Seaside course in St. Simons Island, Ga.

Andrew Svoboda and Will MacKenzie will share the 54-hole lead at the McGladrey Classic at Sea Island Golf Club’s Seaside course in St. Simons Island, Ga.

Posted on 25 October 2014 @ 10:06 pm

Wake Forest, Oklahoma St. tied at The Landfall

Wake Forest and Oklahoma State sit tied atop the leaderboard at The Landfall Tradition after two rounds of play in Wilmington, N.C. Both teams are at 1-under 575.

Wake Forest and Oklahoma State sit tied atop the leaderboard at The Landfall Tradition after two rounds of play in Wilmington, N.C. Both teams are at 1-under 575.

Posted on 25 October 2014 @ 9:14 pm

Tracker: Svoboda, MacKenzie lead at McGladrey

Russell Henley carded a 7-under 63 Friday at the McGladrey Classic to take a one-shot lead entering Saturday's third round at Sea Island Golf Club. Follow the third-round action now!

Russell Henley carded a 7-under 63 Friday at the McGladrey Classic to take a one-shot lead entering Saturday’s third round at Sea Island Golf Club. Follow the third-round action now!

Posted on 25 October 2014 @ 9:05 pm

Miceli: PGA went too far in sacking Ted Bishop

On Friday, PGA of America president Ted Bishop found himself looking for justice from a board of directors that has little experience in judging others and clearly overstepped the mark, writes Alex Miceli.

On Friday, PGA of America president Ted Bishop found himself looking for justice from a board of directors that has little experience in judging others and clearly overstepped the mark, writes Alex Miceli.

Posted on 25 October 2014 @ 5:57 pm

Olesen grinds for third-round Perth lead

Thorbjorn Olesen used a sharp short game Saturday to build a three-shot lead at the Perth International. Olesen posted a third-round 5-under 67 at Lake Karrinyup Golf and Country Club in Perth Australia.

Thorbjorn Olesen used a sharp short game Saturday to build a three-shot lead at the Perth International. Olesen posted a third-round 5-under 67 at Lake Karrinyup Golf and Country Club in Perth Australia.

Posted on 25 October 2014 @ 5:50 pm

Sprague calls Bishop’s ouster ‘dark day for PGA’

When Derek Sprague awoke Friday morning, he never could have envisioned how the day would play out. Twenty-four hours later, Sprague sat in his office at Malone (N.Y.) Golf Club as the interim president of the PGA.

When Derek Sprague awoke Friday morning, he never could have envisioned how the day would play out. Twenty-four hours later, Sprague sat in his office at Malone (N.Y.) Golf Club as the interim president of the PGA.

Posted on 25 October 2014 @ 4:10 pm


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