Thursday, December 12, 2013
Daniel Brooks fired an 8-under-par 62 on Wednesday to grab the clubhouse lead at the suspended Nelson Mandela Championship.
England's Daniel Brooks shot an 8 under 62 to take a one-stroke lead in the Nelson Mandela Championship on Wednesday after heavy rain disrupted the first round.
Tiger Woods said long ago he would give up golf when he felt he could play his best and still not win.
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Wanting to return among the elite in golf, Graeme McDowell mapped out a plan last fall. He figured out how many ranking points he would need to get back into the top five in the world.
Zach Johnson defeated tournament host Tiger Woods in a playoff at the World Challenge on Sunday to jump into the top 10 of this week's world golf rankings.
Boo Weekley has withdrawn from the Franklin Templeton Shootout because of two family deaths.
Steve Stricker, who is paired with Jerry Kelly, is the highest ranked player in the field at No. 7. Matt Kuchar, Brandt Snedeker and Jason Dufner, the eighth, ninth and 10th ranked players in the world, are also participating.
Rory's McIlroy's year began with a coronation. He was the star attraction at what felt like a rock concert, with music blaring and lasers flashing in a room at Abu Dhabi to celebrate the No. 1 player in golf joining Nike's stable.
Even with a two-shot lead going into the final round of a tournament he had won five times, Tiger Woods expected a fight to finish from Zach Johnson. He never could have imagined how Johnson would steal the show at Sherwood.
Parity was not the theme of the 2013 LPGA Tour season, as three players clearly distinguished themselves from the pack over the course of the campaign.
The storybook ending at Sherwood had every element a golf fan could want — Tiger Woods with a commanding lead before a record crowd, clutch shots that kept getting better with every hole and a finish no one saw coming.
Miguel Angel Jimenez clinched the Hong Kong Open in a playoff Sunday, extending his record as the oldest player to win on the European Tour.
Zach Johnson put together the storybook finish at Sherwood on Sunday that for the longest time belonged to Tiger Woods.
Lydia Ko rallied to win her first title as a professional.
Miguel Angel Jimenez birdied the first playoff hole on Sunday to defeat Stuart Manley and Prom Meesawat and successfully defend his title at the Hong Kong Open.
After a dramatic par on the final hole of regulation, Zach Johnson two-putted for par on the first playoff hole Sunday to defeat Tiger Woods and win the World Challenge.
Thomas Bjorn fired a 7-under-par 65 on Sunday to win the Nedbank Golf Challenge by two strokes over Sergio Garcia and Jamie Donaldson.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. _ With eight holes left in Tiger Woods' round Sunday, everything was setting up for him to bid a victorious farewell to Southern California.
Lydia Ko shot 3-under 69 on Sunday to win the Swinging Skirts World Ladies Masters in just her second start as a professional.