South Korean golfer Jin Young Ko has completed a wire-to-wire victory at the Women’s Australian Open in Adelaide. Ko won by three strokes from compatriot Hyejin Choi, with Australian Hannah Green a further shot back in third place. Ko took a first-round lead at the Kooyonga Golf Club and never relinquished, carding three-under on Sunday
NAPLES, Fla. — Joe Durant birdied five of the last eight holes for a 9-under 63 to match Steve Stricker‘s Saturday finish and take the second-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions’ Chubb Classic. Durant rebounded from a three-putt bogey on the par-4 10th with birdies on the next two holes and also birdied Nos.
Perth’s precocious Hannah Green has set her sights on catching a runaway Korean to become just the fourth local golfer to win the Australian Open. The 21-year-old will start Sunday’s final round at Kooyonga in Adelaide four shots shy of pacesetter Jin Young Ko. Hannah Green during the third round of the Australian Women’s Open. Mark
LOS ANGELES — Give Tiger Woods credit for being all-in on his comeback. There might not be enough Bridgestone golf balls in his bag to handle the brutal test that is PGA National in Florida, given the way he just hit them in California, but he will endure regardless. The PGA Tour announced during the
LOS ANGELES — Patrick Cantlay ran off three straight birdies toward the end of his morning round Friday at Riviera Country Club, starting with a tap-in on the par-3 sixth when he missed a hole-in-one by a fraction of an inch, and shot a 69 for a share of the lead at the Genesis Open.
LOS ANGELES — A continual combination of missed fairways, missed greens and missed putts added up to a missed cut for Tiger Woods at the Genesis Open on Friday. Playing just his third event since a fourth back surgery last year, Woods struggled to find any rhythm and maintain any momentum on a Riviera Country
LOS ANGELES — Tiger Woods will play his other hometown event, the Honda Classic, next week. The PGA Tour announced during the second round of the Genesis Open on Friday that Woods had committed to the event in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, near his Jupiter home. Tiger Woods struggled all day at Riviera, shooting 76
Golfing great Karrie Webb has missed the cut, while Korea’s Jin Young Ko isn’t getting strung out at the prosect of a wire-to-wire Australian Open win. Ko will take a three-shot buffer into the third round at Adelaide’s Kooyonga Golf Club after keeping her overnight lead on Friday with a composed three-under-par. Ko is 10
LOS ANGELES — The power is there. The precision continues to be an issue early in Tiger Woods‘ comeback. Hitting just 7 of 18 greens in regulation, Woods still managed to shoot 1-over-par 72 on Thursday at Riviera Country Club to settle into the middle of the pack through one round of the Genesis Open.
Matthew Southgate and Paul Waring shared the lead after day one of the inaugural Oman Open in Muscat. The English duo are both searching for their first European Tour wins but entered the campaign on the back of career-best seasons in 2017 having overcome considerable adversity over the years. Coming off back fusion surgery, Tiger
Former world No.1 Lydia Ko knows she’s getting bagged for swinging changes almost as much as her golf clubs. The New Zealander carded a four-under-par 68 in Thursday’s opening round of the Australian Open in Adelaide, three shots behind South Korea’s pacesetter Jin Young Ko. Another South Korean, Jiyai Shin, is outright second at five
LOS ANGELES — Rory McIlroy played with Tiger Woods around Thanksgiving and was surprised by how far the 14-time major winner had come in such a short time following April 2017 back surgery. Now he’ll get to see him up close again — and when it counts — during the first two rounds of this
LOS ANGELES — As became evident long ago, Tiger Woods is not one to forget. Slights, perceived or otherwise, come to mind. And so do losses, even ones that occurred long ago. As Woods readies for competition this week at the Genesis Open, a defeat 20 years ago at this tournament is one such example.
LOS ANGELES — Professional golfer Bill Haas escaped serious injury as a passenger in a Ferrari involved in a rollover crash that killed his driver, officials said Wednesday. The driver of a BMW involved in the collision was injured, and actor Luke Wilson, who was driving a third vehicle clipped by the Ferrari, was not
Karrie Webb says it’s time to choose life over golf. But given her time over, she isn’t sure she would have chosen golf to start with. Such is the burst of growth in other women’s sports in Australia, Webb says golf risks getting left behind. “When I was 11, I told my parents that I
LOS ANGELES — Don’t ask Tiger Woods about his schedule. He doesn’t know. Not just for the rest of the season. Woods isn’t sure of his plans for next week, even though he only has until Friday afternoon to decide whether he’ll play the Honda Classic or not. Luckily for him, we’ve taken the liberty
LOS ANGELES — The problem with a postseason bonus program in golf is making the system volatile enough to come down to the final tournament while rewarding the player with the best season. The PGA Tour Champions might have a solution for the Charles Schwab Cup. The tour is considering a proposal that would eliminate
PGA Tour player Billy Hurley III had plenty of fun at Jordan Spieth’s expense, producing a video that poked fun at the three-time major winner as they square off in a Tour election for chairman of the PGA Tour’s player advisory council. Hurley, who served in the military before embarking on his PGA Tour career,