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Injury forces Tiger Woods to withdraw from tournamentupdated: Mon Mar 12 2012 12:10:00

Tiger Woods was forced to withdraw from Sunday's final round of the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship in Doral, Florida, after suffering an injury to his left leg.

Bubba Watson in driving seat at WGC-Cadillacupdated: Fri Mar 09 2012 20:55:00

A stunning 10-under par round of 62 fired Bubba Watson to the top of the leaderboard at the halfway mark of the WGC-Cadillac Championships on Friday.

McIlroy eclipses Woods and Donald to take share of Abu Dhabi leadupdated: Thu Jan 26 2012 12:36:00

World No. 3 Rory McIlroy eclipsed illustrious playing partners Luke Donald and Tiger Woods as he took a share of the lead after the opening day of the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship.

An eye on 2012 with Rory McIlroyupdated: Thu Jan 26 2012 12:36:00

CNN's Living Golf sits down with Rory McIlroy and see what is in store for the young golfer.

Grace and Colsaerts lead by one in South Africaupdated: Sat Jan 21 2012 19:10:00

Belgium's Nicolas Colsaerts and South African Branden Grace share the lead after the third round of the Volvo Golf Champions event at The Links at Fancourt in George, South Africa.

Rock leads the way in Joburg Open as champion Schwartzel strugglesupdated: Fri Jan 13 2012 13:22:00

England's Robert Rock led the Joburg Open when thunderstorms brought play to an early end Friday while two-time defending champion Charl Schwartzel faced an anxious wait to see if he will make the halfway cut.

Weather foils Schwartzel as McGrane and Elson lead updated: Thu Jan 12 2012 14:10:00

Poor weather conditions halted Charl Schwartzel's attempts to enter the record books, as Ireland's Damien McGrane and Englishman Jamie Elson shared the first round lead in the Joburg Open on Thursday.

Stricker leads at halfway in PGA Tour opener in Hawaiiupdated: Sun Jan 08 2012 06:02:00

America's Steve Stricker took command of the opening PGA Tour event of the season in Hawaii with a second round 10-under par 63 Saturday.

Westwood up to world number two after victory at Thailand Golf Championshipupdated: Mon Dec 19 2011 10:20:00

Lee Westwood will move to number two in the world after completing a front-running victory at the inaugural Thailand Golf Championship Sunday.

Westwood matches Asian Tour record with another superb display in Thailandupdated: Fri Dec 16 2011 17:14:00

World number three Lee Westwood matched the lowest 36-hole score in Asian Tour history Friday as he carded a second-round 64 to cement his commanding lead at the inaugural Thailand Golf Championship.

Dazzling Westwood equals Asian Tour record with 12-under 60 in Thailandupdated: Thu Dec 15 2011 12:22:00

World number three Lee Westwood produced the lowest round of his career -- a sparkling 12-under-par 60 -- to lead the inaugural Thailand Golf Championship Thursday.

Bradley sets early pace in Shanghaiupdated: Thu Nov 03 2011 12:22:00

U.S.PGA champion Keegan Bradley carded an opening round 65 to lead the HSBC Champions event in Shanghai on Thursday.

McIlroy leads big-money Shanghai Mastersupdated: Thu Oct 27 2011 12:25:00

World number three Rory McIlroy carded an opening round 64 on Thursday to finish eight-under-par and lead the Shanghai Masters by one shot.

Ambitious McIlroy quits Chubby's champion stableupdated: Fri Oct 21 2011 17:10:00

Rory McIlroy is enjoying the best year of his fledgling golf career, but the U.S. Open champion is already making plans to spread his wings further.

Bradley holds off Schwartzel to win Grand Slam of Golfupdated: Thu Oct 20 2011 04:45:00

Keegan Bradley rounded off a triumphant rookie season by claiming the PGA Tour's Grand Slam of Golf in Bermuda Wednesday.

McIlroy, Bradley lead PGA Grand Slam updated: Wed Oct 19 2011 05:43:00

U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy and PGA Championship winner Keegan Bradley share a seven-shot lead after the first round of the PGA Grand Slam in Bermuda.

Donaldson leads way at European Masters; trio share Deutsche honorsupdated: Sat Sep 03 2011 19:50:00

Welshman Jamie Donaldson fired a six-under par round of 65 to take the outright lead at European Masters Saturday, but he has some big names breathing down his neck.

Can anyone stop the 'Chubby Slam' in Atlanta?updated: Thu Aug 11 2011 10:19:00

Apart from their incredible golfing ability, this year's major winners, Charl Schwartzel, Rory McIlroy and Darren Clarke, have another thing in common.

Major winners grouped together at PGA Championshipupdated: Thu Aug 11 2011 08:09:00

Darren Clarke, Rory McIlroy and Charl Schwartzel will start the PGA Championship together, as the tradition of grouping the sport's previous three major winners continues at the Atlanta Athletic Club.

SI.com: Jon Wertheim: In five short years, Twitter has made a big impact in the sports worldupdated: Thu Jul 14 2011 15:59:00

You wouldn't think there'd be a lot of overlap between cage fighting fans and patrons of Pinkberry, the international low-fat frozen yogurt chain. Especially not a Pinkberry in Midtown Manhattan, late on a weeknight. But there they were, hundreds of members of UFC Nation, squeezed into the shop, a crowd so large it required intervention from the New York City Police Department.

Next Tiger? Might be the man from Northern Irelandupdated: Fri Jul 08 2011 11:42:00

On a hot April afternoon, young Rory McIlroy had the lead and only nine holes to play before he could become the Masters golf champion.

Rory McIlroy on recovering from Mastersupdated: Fri Jul 08 2011 11:42:00

Rory McIlroy tells Piers Morgan how he was able to recover after the Masters collapse.

Veteran Singh receives British Open lifelineupdated: Tue Jul 05 2011 10:30:00

Former world number one Vijay Singh has been given the chance to play in the upcoming British Open, but the Fijian will have to first overcome a back injury.

McIlroy up to third as Britons dominate golf's world rankingsupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 15:08:00

Newly-crowned U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy has risen to a career-high third in golf's world rankings, while British players occupy the sport's top three for the first time since the system was introduced in 1986.

Inspired McIlroy sets the pace at Congressionalupdated: Thu Jun 16 2011 18:55:00

Rory McIlroy once again gave notice of his designs on a major championship after a stunning round of 65 saw him surge to the top of the U.S. Open leaderboard.

Manassero and Quiros claw back Donald's lead at Wentworthupdated: Fri May 27 2011 14:57:00

Teenage sensation Matteo Manassero and Spaniard Alvaro Quiros joined world number two Luke Donald at the top of the leaderboard after the second day of the BMW PGA Championship.

'Invincible' Donald fires 64 to lead PGA Championship at Wentworthupdated: Thu May 26 2011 17:58:00

Aspiring world number one Luke Donald admitted his sparkling round of 64 on the opening day of the BMW PGA Championship left him feeling "a little bit invincible."

Donald and Kaymer close on No.1 spot after Spain winsupdated: Sat May 21 2011 17:10:00

Luke Donald and Martin Kaymer stepped up their bids to take over from Lee Westwood as world number one by reaching the semifinals of the Volvo World Matchplay event in Spain.

Westwood and Donald win at World Match Play but Schwartzel is beatenupdated: Thu May 19 2011 18:10:00

The top three players in the world secured a winning start at the World Match Play Championship in Spain but there was an opening day defeat for Masters champion Charl Schwartzel.

McIlroy shrugs off Masters meltdown to share lead in Malaysiaupdated: Fri Apr 15 2011 15:13:00

Rory McIlroy bounced back after his Masters disappointment to share the lead at halfway in the Malaysian Open Friday with Swede Alexander Noren.

Noren leads Malaysian field as McIlory bounces backupdated: Thu Apr 14 2011 13:11:00

Alexander Noren of Sweden carded an eight-under-par 64 to lead after the first round of the Malaysian Open, as Rory McIlory bounced back to form following his final round Masters collapse.

Why do athletes choke?updated: Wed Apr 13 2011 13:46:00

Journalist and author Matthew Syed describes how pressure can lead sportsmen and women to fall apart.

Montgomerie: McIlroy will bounce backupdated: Wed Apr 13 2011 13:46:00

Europe's victorious 2010 Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie has told CNN that Rory McIlroy will bounce back from surrendering a four-shot lead at the 2011 Masters at Augusta.

South Africa to host top golf eventupdated: Tue Apr 12 2011 15:10:00

South African golf was handed another boost on Tuesday when the country was awarded the right to host one of the lucrative World Golf Championships events for the next five years.

McIlroy - I will get over Masters heartacheupdated: Tue Apr 12 2011 05:21:00

Rory McIlroy has been reflecting on his meltdown at the Masters, after the 21-year-old squandered a four-stroke lead going into the final round at Augusta, eventually carding an eight-over-par 80 to finish 10 strokes behind winner Charl Schwartzel.

Schwartzel wins green jacket in dramatic finale at Augustaupdated: Mon Apr 11 2011 09:47:00

South African Charl Schwartzel carded a six-under 66 final round to win the Masters in thrilling fashion at Augusta Sunday and claim his first major title.

'I've dreamed about winning the Masters'updated: Mon Apr 11 2011 09:47:00

Shane O'Donoghue sits down with the 2011 Masters champion, Charl Schwartzel.

McIlroy extends his Augusta advantageupdated: Sat Apr 09 2011 19:50:00

Rory McIlroy will take a four-stroke lead heading into the final round of the Masters at Augusta National after posting a two-under par round of 70 on Saturday.

Levin takes one shot advantage in Floridaupdated: Fri Mar 04 2011 11:10:00

American Spencer Levin holds a one-shot advantage after a windy opening round in the Honda Classic in Florida.

In-form Schwartzel holds Abu Dhabi leadupdated: Thu Jan 20 2011 13:55:00

Last week's Joburg Open winner Charl Schwartzel maintained his impressive recent form by carding an eight-under-par opening round 64 to lead the Abu Dhabi Championship by one stroke on Thursday.

Schwartzel defends Joburg Open title; Wilson battles to Hawaii winupdated: Mon Jan 17 2011 10:21:00

Charl Schwartzel defended his Joburg Open title with a four-shot victory at the Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club.

Schwartzel shoots sizzling 61 to share Joburg Open leadupdated: Fri Jan 14 2011 13:31:00

Charl Schwartzel kickstarted the defense of his Joburg Open title with a superb 10-under-par-61 in a weather-affected second round on Friday.

Pieters leads Africa Open as Goosen struggles at East Londonupdated: Thu Jan 06 2011 13:51:00

South African Brandon Pieters took a surprise lead on the first day of the Africa Open, while compatriot and the tournament's highest-ranked player Retief Goosen struggled to find his form on home soil.

Martin retains Alfred Dunhill titleupdated: Sun Dec 12 2010 12:06:00

Spaniard Pablo Martin retained his Alfred Dunhill Championship title by two shots on Sunday, despite nearly throwing away victory with a triple-bogey seven on the 17th hole at Leopard Creek, South Africa.

Michael retains lead in South Africaupdated: Sat Dec 11 2010 18:28:00

Anthony Michael will take a one shot lead going into the final round of the Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek Country Club in South Africa.

Schwartzel leads at Doral after five-under 67updated: Fri Mar 12 2010 09:38:00

South African Charl Schwartzel overcame tough conditions on Doral's Blue Monster course to take the first round lead at the WGC-CA Championship in Florida on Thursday.

English trio reach WGC Accenture Match Play quartersupdated: Fri Feb 19 2010 21:29:00

Paul Casey, the highest ranked player left in the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, led a trio of three English players into the quarterfinals in Arizona.

Jaidee holds second round Dubai leadupdated: Fri Feb 05 2010 13:57:00

Asian number one Thongchai Jaidee carded a bogey-free round of 66 on Friday to claim a one-shot halfway lead at the Dubai Desert Classic.

McIlroy in six-way tie for Dubai leadupdated: Thu Feb 04 2010 12:32:00

Rory McIlroy made a strong start to the defense of his Dubai Desert Classic title, ending Thursday's opening round in a six-way tie for the lead.

Schwartzel coasts to second win in rowupdated: Sun Jan 17 2010 11:12:00

South African Charl Schwartzel coasted to a second successive European Tour victory in his home city on Sunday.

Clarke and Schwartzel shine in Joburg Openupdated: Thu Jan 14 2010 08:31:00

Former Ryder Cup hero Darren Clarke and in-form Charl Schwartzel set the early pace in the Joburg Open with eight-under-par 63s in the opening round of the European Tour event.

Five share early Africa Open advantageupdated: Thu Jan 07 2010 14:31:00

South African and Scandinavian golfers share the lead after the first round of the Africa Open -- the latest addition to the European Tour schedule.

Martin holds off Schwartzel for titleupdated: Sun Dec 13 2009 11:23:00

Spaniard Pablo Martin claimed his first European Tour win as a professional as he held off home hope Charl Schwartzel by a stroke to win the Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek.

Lucky Martin has lead halved by Elsupdated: Sat Dec 12 2009 13:10:00

Pablo Martin survived a near disastrous final hole to take a two-shot lead over home favorite Ernie Els into the final round of the Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa.

Quartet share second round Hong Kong leadupdated: Fri Nov 13 2009 14:41:00

Gregory Bourdy, Liang Wen-Chong, Charl Schwartzel and Robert-Jan Derksen share a slender one-stroke lead at the midway point of the Hong Kong Open.

Goosen flies into one-shot Portugal leadupdated: Sat Oct 17 2009 14:26:00

Retief Goosen will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Portugal Masters after the two-time major winner shot his second successive round of eight-under-par 64 in Vilamoura.

Molinari maintains advantage in Portugalupdated: Fri Oct 16 2009 15:49:00

First round leader Francesco Molinari of Italy maintained his advantage after 36 holes of the Portugal Masters at Vilamoura on Friday, but triple Major winner Padraig Harrington of is waiting to pounce after a superb second round.

Molinari claims Portugal Masters advantageupdated: Thu Oct 15 2009 16:13:00

Italy's Francesco Molinari holds a two-stroke lead after the opening round of the Portugal Masters at the Oceanico Victoria Club on Thursday.

Swede Noren takes two-stroke Masters leadupdated: Sat Sep 05 2009 13:32:00

Swede Alexander Noren carded an eight-under-par round of 63 to open up a two-shot lead over South Africa's Charl Schwartzel after 54 holes of the European Masters.

Trio share lead after Joburg third roundupdated: Sat Jan 10 2009 12:59:00

Charl Schwartzel, Andrew McLardy and David Drysdale share the lead going into the final round of the Joburg Open after the trio finished a rain-affected third day on 11-under-par.

Frenchman Lorenzo-Vera leads by two shotsupdated: Fri Dec 19 2008 12:58:00

Michael Lorenzo-Vera holds the halfway lead in the South African Open after his second round seven-under-par 65 left him two shots clear of the field on 12-under-par 132

Rock joins trio in lead with late surgeupdated: Fri Dec 12 2008 13:58:00

England's Robert Rock charged to five birdies in his last six holes to claim a share of the lead at the Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa on Friday.

Schwartzel secures third European Tour titleupdated: Sun Oct 12 2008 12:53:00

South Africa's Charl Schwartzel carded a second straight five-under 66 to ease to a three-shot win in the Madrid Masters on Sunday and claim his third European Tour title.

Schwartzel leads as Gonzalez closes fastupdated: Sun Oct 12 2008 10:47:00

South Africa's Charl Schwartzel held a slender one-shot lead going into the final round of the Madrid Masters with Argentina's Ricardo Gonzalez and home hope Pablo Larrazabal charging into contention with nine-under 62s.

Injured Schwartzel shares Madrid leadupdated: Fri Oct 10 2008 14:10:00

Charl Schwartzel fired a flawless seven-under-par 64 to take a share of the lead at the Madrid Masters, but revealed afterwards he was struggling with injury and illness and had considered withdrawing.

Westwood and Campbell share Belfry leadupdated: Sun Sep 28 2008 07:31:00

Lee Westwood and New Zealand's Michael Campbell were tied for the lead and three clear of the field after an action-packed completion of the fog-hit British Masters third round at The Belfry on Sunday morning.

Kaymer pulls six clear at BMW Internationalupdated: Sat Jun 21 2008 14:17:00

Rising German star Martin Kaymer goes into Sunday's final round of the BMW International Open in Munich with a commanding six-shot lead as he eyes a second win on the European Tour this season.

Garrido surges clear with a record 63updated: Fri May 02 2008 14:49:00

Ignacio Garrido delighted the home fans by playing "the best golf of my life" as he broke the course record with a round of nine-under 63 and established a four-stroke lead in the Spanish Open at Seville's Real Club.

Course record 65 gives Erlandsson leadupdated: Thu May 01 2008 15:53:00

Sweden's Martin Erlandsson carded a course record seven-under-par 65 to lead the Spanish Open by one stroke after the opening round on Thursday.

Hedblom takes charge in Malaysia updated: Sat Mar 08 2008 08:03:00

Defending champion Peter Hedblom will take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Malaysian Open after carding a flawless seven-under-par 65 on Saturday.

Coltart chases leader Edfors in Qatarupdated: Sat Jan 26 2008 10:21:00

Andrew Coltart took a big step towards winning back his European Tour card after closing to within a shot of leader Johan Edfors ahead of Sunday's final round of the Qatar Masters.

Edfors leads by two in Qatar Mastersupdated: Fri Jan 25 2008 11:04:00

Johan Edfors fired a six-under 66 to go two strokes ahead at the halfway point in the Qatar Masters in Doha.

Kingston claims South Africa crownupdated: Sun Dec 16 2007 15:11:00

Home hero James Kingston won the South African Open by one shot from England's Oliver Wilson after the final round at Pearl Valley on Sunday was suspended for almost four hours due to torrential rain.

Solid as a Rock in windy opener updated: Thu Dec 13 2007 15:49:00

Robert Rock overcame gusty and treacherous conditions at the Pearl Valley Golf Estates on Thursday to lead the South African Airways Open with a two-under-par opening round.

Strong finish puts Sandys in leadupdated: Fri Dec 07 2007 13:45:00

A strong finish gave South African Omar Sandys the outright lead at the end of day two at the Alfred Dunhill Championship in Malelane.

Els and Clarke head Dunhill fieldupdated: Wed Dec 05 2007 11:46:00

Ernie Els and Darren Clarke are the biggest names at this week's Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek.

Vancsik hoping to avoid a repeatupdated: Sat Oct 20 2007 14:14:00

For the second week running Argentine Daniel Vancsik goes into the final round of a European Tour event on top of the leaderboard and has the chance to make amends for his disastrous collapse in the Madrid Open.

SI.com: Schwartzel shoots 67 in Spanish Open winupdated: Sun Apr 29 2007 16:00:00

MADRID, Spain (AP) -- Charl Schwartzel of South Africa won the Spanish Open on Sunday after shooting a 5-under 67 to finish at 16-under 272.

SI.com: Hi, My Name Is ...updated: Wed Mar 21 2007 10:35:00

MIAMI -- There's a lot of "World" in the newest of the World Golf Championships, the CA Championship at Doral Resort in Miami this week, and that's just in the media dining room.

Henry named new opponent for Woodsupdated: Mon Feb 19 2007 03:18:00

Tiger Woods will now face Ryder Cup colleague J.J. Henry in the first round of the Accenture Match Play Championship this week, after the withdrawal of South African Charl Schwartzel.

Schwartzel bids for home town winupdated: Tue Jan 09 2007 05:30:00

Fast-improving Charl Schwartzel is aiming to make it third time lucky when the 2007 European Tour schedule tees off where it finished the old year, in South Africa.

Els anxious to maintain win recordupdated: Tue Dec 12 2006 07:26:00

Ernie Els is desperate for victory in the South African Open this week, to preserve a remarkable personal record.

Quiros pounces as Schwartzel errsupdated: Sun Dec 10 2006 10:02:00

Unheralded Spaniard Alvaro Quiros came from down the field to win the Dunhill Championship by one stroke at Leopard Creek on Sunday.

Schwartzel maintains Dunhill leadupdated: Sat Dec 09 2006 11:14:00

South African Charl Schwartzel shot a third successive four-under-par 68 on Saturday to take a two stroke lead into the final round of the Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek.

Schwartzel shares first round leadupdated: Thu Dec 07 2006 14:38:00

Former winner Charl Schwartzel shot a carefully-crafted 68 to join four others in a tie for the lead after the first round of the Alfred Dunhill Championship on Thursday.

Ryder Cup six to play at Sun Cityupdated: Wed Oct 11 2006 11:07:00

Six European Ryder Cup stars will feature in the 12-man field for the Nedbank Golf Challenge at Sun City in South Africa next month.

Edfors' birdie blitz earns titleupdated: Sun Jul 16 2006 11:55:00

Swede Johan Edfors, upset by his poor third round, launched a spectacular run of birdies to win the Scottish Open title with a closing eight-under-par 63 at Loch Lomond on Sunday.

Schwartzel secures one-stroke leadupdated: Fri Jan 20 2006 10:26:00

South Africa's Charl Schwartzel carded a 66 to lead by one stroke at the halfway stage of the inaugural Abu Dhabi Golf Championship.

Els closes on leader van den Bergupdated: Sat Dec 10 2005 12:21:00

Ernie Els eagled the 18th hole to lie just two shots off leader Ulrich van den Berg after the Dunhill Championship third round.

Archer leading rain-hit tournamentupdated: Thu Dec 08 2005 13:09:00

Britain's Phillip Archer took the clubhouse lead after a first round cut short by bad weather at the Dunhill Championship.

U.S. Tour names 48-event scheduleupdated: Thu Nov 03 2005 12:19:00

The U.S. PGA Tour have announced a 48-tournament schedule for the 2006 season, offering a total prize fund in excess of $255m.

Seven share lead in French log-jamupdated: Thu Jun 16 2005 15:00:00

A seven-way tie on 68 for the lead in the Aa Saint-Omer Open first round on Thursday was only one off the European Tour record leaderboard log-jam.

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