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Chalmers fends off Tiger's late surge to seal Australian Open crownupdated: Mon Nov 14 2011 05:19:00

Greg Chalmers held off a late surge from former world number one Tiger Woods to claim his second Australian Open crown in Sydney.

McIlroy extends lead at Shanghai Mastersupdated: Sat Oct 29 2011 11:41:00

Rory McIlroy will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the Shanghai Masters after firing an impressive seven-under par round of 65 on Saturday.

Ogilvy secures Presidents Cup spotupdated: Tue Sep 20 2011 18:20:00

Australia's Geoff Ogilvy has secured the last automatic place in the International team for the Presidents Cup after finishing third at the BMW Championship in Chicago on Monday.

Woods paired alongside McDowell and Allenby in Mastersupdated: Wed Apr 06 2011 07:08:00

Tiger Woods has been paired alongside reigning U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell and Australian Robert Allenby in the first two rounds of the Masters at Augusta this week.

Westwood and Mickelson crash out as Match Play claims more top namesupdated: Thu Feb 24 2011 18:58:00

World No. 1 Lee Westwood's miserable record at the World Match Play continued as more top names crashed out of the $8.5 million tournament in Arizona.

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.

McIlroy: I was lonely in the U.S.updated: Wed Nov 10 2010 05:38:00

Young golf star Rory McIlroy has turned his back on the PGA Tour and decided to focus on playing in Europe next year, revealing that he feels "lonely" when on the U.S. circuit.

Ryder Cup reject Casey in line for $10 million consolationupdated: Fri Sep 24 2010 08:31:00

Paul Casey may have been left out of Europe's Ryder Cup team, but the Englishman is in prime position to collect the $10 million prize for winning the FedEx Cup playoffs.

Hoffman storms to Deutsche Bank titleupdated: Tue Sep 07 2010 12:38:00

A stunning round of 62 that included 11 birdies propelled Charley Hoffman to the Deutsche Bank Championship Monday.

Woods in contention as Kuchar retains PGA lead at halfway stageupdated: Sat Aug 14 2010 13:01:00

Tiger Woods continued his improvement as he completed a two-under-par 70 on Saturday to close to within five shots of PGA Championship leader Matt Kuchar at the halfway stage in Wisconsin.

Matt Kuchar leads the PGA fieldupdated: Sat Aug 14 2010 13:01:00

CNN's Patrick Snell one-on-one with PGA Championship leader Matt Kuchar.

Top seeds and defending champion Ogilvy exit WGC Match Playupdated: Thu Feb 18 2010 21:45:00

Defending champion Geoff Ogilvy and the remaining top seeds all crashed out in the second round of the WGC-World Match Play Championship at Dove Mountain in Arizona on Thursday.

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.

Ogilvy successfully defends Hawaii titleupdated: Mon Jan 11 2010 11:50:00

Geoff Ogilvy successfully defended his title at Kapalua by winning the PGA season-opening SBS Championship in Hawaii.

Europe take slim lead in Royal Trophyupdated: Sat Jan 09 2010 13:36:00

Colin Montgomerie's Europe team have battled back to take a 4.5-3.5 lead over Asia into the final day of the Royal Trophy in Thailand.

Superb Westwood wins Race to Dubaiupdated: Fri Nov 27 2009 09:05:00

Lee Westwood charged to a runaway victory in the inaugural Dubai World Championship on Sunday to be crowned Europe's number one golfer this year.

Woods routs Yang to clinch Presidents Cupupdated: Mon Oct 12 2009 06:07:00

Tiger Woods made it a perfect five wins from five matches as he crushed Y.E.Yang 6 and 5 to clinch the Presidents Cup for the United States in the concluding singles against the Internationals on Sunday.

U.S. retain Presidents Cup leadupdated: Sat Oct 10 2009 13:28:00

Tiger Woods and Steve Stricker's partnership continued to flourish as they helped the United States take a 6.5-5.5 lead at the end of the second day of the Presidents Cup on Friday.

United States hold slim lead at Presidents Cupupdated: Fri Oct 09 2009 07:33:00

There was a dramatic end to the opening day of the Presidents Cup in San Francisco, which saw the United States finish with a 3.5 - 2.5 lead over the International side.

Sabbatini shares first round BMW advantageupdated: Fri Sep 11 2009 11:51:00

South Africa's Rory Sabbatini fired seven birdies in a five-under 66 to seize a share of the first-round lead in the BMW Championship at Cog Hill, Illinois.

U.S. Open top 10 momentsupdated: Tue Jun 23 2009 09:39:00

The U.S. Open golf championship had a humble beginning when 11 players in 1895 completed on a nine-hole course in Newport, Rhode Island.

Bettencourt and Wilson lead Memorial eventupdated: Sun Jun 07 2009 08:39:00

Matt Bettencourt and Mark Wilson lead the field after the third round of the Memorial tournament -- although three-time champion Tiger Woods is ominously poised four shots off the pace.

Rory McIlroy interviewupdated: Thu Apr 23 2009 08:37:00

CNN's Justin Armsden speaks with promising young golf pro Rory McIlroy at the teenager's home in Northern Ireland.

Richie Ramsay: How I prepare for a tournamentupdated: Thu Apr 23 2009 08:37:00

Richie Ramsay is CNN Living Golf's resident European Tour player. He is also the first Scot to win the U.S. Amateur Championship in over a century. In his second blog for Living Golf, Ramsay talks about his approach to practising and physical fitness, the importance of a good short game, and the five P's. When going out to practice I will always sit down beforehand alone, or with my coach, and identify weaknesses in my game. I will form a structured practice, which will generally look at the technical side of things.

Casey masters America ahead of Augustaupdated: Mon Apr 06 2009 12:49:00

Paul Casey launches his Masters challenge at Augusta this week from a career-high sixth in the world after a play-off victory over American JB Holmes at the Houston Open on Sunday.

Van Pelt leading as Mickelson misses cutupdated: Sun Apr 05 2009 08:46:00

American journeyman Bo Van Pelt leads the weather-disrupted Houston Open in Texas on 11-under-par as world number two Phil Mickelson missed the cut after rounds of 77 and 76.

Woods off the pace as comeback continuesupdated: Fri Mar 13 2009 04:25:00

Tiger Woods trailed the leaders in the WGC-CA Championship at Doral in his first appearance in a strokeplay event since winning last year's U.S. Open.

Allenby takes narrow lead in Honda Classicupdated: Fri Mar 06 2009 11:49:00

Robert Allenby continued the fine form of Australian players on the PGA Tour this season by taking a one-shot lead after the first round of the Honda Classic in Florida.

Ogilvy beats Casey to win Match Playupdated: Mon Mar 02 2009 11:29:00

Australian Geoff Ogilvy won the 36-hole WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship for the second time in four years, defeating Paul Casey of England 4 and 3, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Marana, Arizona.

McIlroy's run ended by former winner Ogilvyupdated: Sun Mar 01 2009 22:24:00

Australia's Geoff Ogilvy halted the dream run of Northern Ireland teenager Rory McIlroy 2&1 in the quarterfinals of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championships in Arizona on Saturday.

McCarron holds two-shot Riviera advantageupdated: Sat Feb 21 2009 08:50:00

Scott McCarron holds a two-stroke lead after the second round of the Northern Trust Open after carding a three-under-par 68 to follow his opening 64 at Riviera.

Veteran Perry charges into Arizona leadupdated: Sun Feb 01 2009 15:07:00

Ryder Cup hero Kenny Perry seized the lead after the third round of the FBR Open in Arizona with a five-under-par 66.

Ogilvy sixth in world after Hawaii winupdated: Thu Jan 29 2009 03:21:00

Geoff Ogilvy surged five places to sixth in the world following his six-stroke triumph at the season-opening Mercedes-Benz Championship in Hawaii on Sunday.

Green and Pernice share Sony Open advantageupdated: Sat Jan 17 2009 11:29:00

Nathan Green of Australia and Tom Pernice Jr share the lead after the second round of the Sony Open in Hawaii.

Maruyama takes early lead in Hawaiiupdated: Fri Jan 16 2009 14:51:00

Japan's Shigeki Maruyama carded a five-under 65 to take the first round lead at the Sony Open in Hawaii on Thursday as Geoff Ogilvy continued his fine form.

Ogilvy storms six clear in PGA Tour openerupdated: Sun Jan 11 2009 15:58:00

Geoff Ogilvy goes into Sunday's final round at the PGA Tour season-opener in Hawaii with a six stroke lead after a sparking eight-under-par 65 in the third round.

Ogilvy leading PGA Tour opener in Hawaiiupdated: Fri Jan 09 2009 14:29:00

Australian Geoff Ogilvy leads the PGA Tour's season-opening event in Hawaii after a first round six-under-par 67 in the Mercedes Championship.

Wilkinson leads storm-hit Aussie PGA eventupdated: Thu Dec 04 2008 11:43:00

New Zealand left-hander Tim Wilkinson shot a fine six-under-par 66 to take a one-shot clubhouse lead after the first round of the weather-hit Australian PGA Championships in Queensland.

Garcia and Stenson lead the way in Shanghaiupdated: Sat Nov 08 2008 11:42:00

Sergio Garcia and Henrik Stenson each sank putts on the final hole on Saturday to reach 10-under and shared the lead after two-rounds of the rain-plagued HSBC Champions tournament.

Woods sets sights on major sweep at Mastersupdated: Thu Apr 10 2008 05:19:00

World number one Tiger Woods will begin his much-vaunted bid for a sweep of this season's majors when he tees off on Thursday morning at Augusta National.

Woods poised behind leader Ogilvieupdated: Sat Mar 22 2008 06:57:00

Tiger Woods is poised to extend his astonishing winning streak after finishing the second round of the CA Championship at Doral Resort's Blue Monster one stroke behind leader Geoff Ogilvy.

Immelman takes title as Rose wiltsupdated: Sun Dec 02 2007 11:19:00

Trevor Immelman won his "home major" by one stroke from Justin Rose after a nerve-wracking final round of the Sun City Challenge on the Gary Player Country Club course on Sunday.

Stricker takes Barclays leadupdated: Sun Aug 26 2007 08:47:00

Steve Stricker overcame a bogey at the first hole by firing seven birdies to claim a one-stroke lead over South Korean KJ Choi after the Barclays Classic third round on Saturday.

Choi claims two-shot Barclays leadupdated: Sat Aug 25 2007 02:50:00

K.J. Choi holed out from the fairway on the 350-yard par-four seventh for eagle on Friday on his way to claiming a two-stroke lead at the halfway mark of the Barclays Classic.

SI.com: Year's three major winners on a high at PGAupdated: Wed Aug 08 2007 04:30:00

It's a tradition in the first two rounds of the PGA Championship to group together the winners of the first three majors of the year. So this year's, ahem, stellar threesome is Zach Johnson (Masters), Angel Cabrera (US Open) and Padraig Harrington (British Open).

SI.com: Who's Next for No. 1?updated: Mon Jul 30 2007 21:30:00

Jim Furyk's back-to-back Canadian Open titles doesn't even merit a blip on the radar of this season's surprises.

Woods lifts world rankings lead updated: Mon May 07 2007 08:29:00

Tiger Woods stretched his commanding lead at the top of the world rankings on Monday after his win at the Wachovia Championship.

SI.com: Power Rankingsupdated: Tue Apr 24 2007 18:04:00

After a brief hiatus, the golf Power Rankings return. During their absence, we decided to limit the rankings to PGA Tour players, and SI's statistical guru, David Sabino, worked with me to develop a mathematical formula we could use to determine our top 10. The new rankings incorporate 15 different statistical categories, some weighted to grant them additional influence, so it's more reflective of overall play than simply dollars earned.

SI.com: Masters Web site numbers on the riseupdated: Tue Apr 10 2007 17:26:00

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Billy Payne got off to a memorable start in his first Masters as chairman of Augusta National.

SI.com: Notebook: 18 has been costly for Goosenupdated: Sat Apr 07 2007 23:48:00

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - If not for ol' No. 18, Retief Goosen would be in great shape.

SI.com: Heaven Freezes Overupdated: Sat Apr 07 2007 22:25:00

AUGUSTA, Ga., April 7 -- The last red number at Augusta National died quickly in the third round of the 2007 Masters. Stuart Appleby performed last rites with a pull-hooked drive into the trees on the 17th hole and six more awful strikes through forest and sand.

SI.com: The Golf Course Is Winningupdated: Thu Apr 05 2007 20:10:00

AUGUSTA, Ga., April 5 -- Justin Rose took only 20 putts.

SI.com: Ryder Cup rookies get out quick at Augustaupdated: Thu Apr 05 2007 13:00:00

AUGUSTA, Ga.(AP) Last year's Ryder Cup rookies were this year's early leaders at the Masters. Zach Johnson and Henrik Stenson were among the few players shooting under par Thursday during a slow start at Augusta.

SI.com: 10 Foregone Conclusionsupdated: Wed Apr 04 2007 15:38:00

AUGUSTA, Ga., April 4--As competitors coaxed their tiny caddies/children around the par-3 course on Wednesday at Augusta National Golf Club, anticipation of the far-more serious event, the Masters, grew. The 71st playing of golf's first major will answer a wide variety of questions. But even before Arnold Palmer hits the much anticipated ceremonial first shot, we can safely assume the following:

SI.com: Masters has long captivated Ogilvyupdated: Tue Apr 03 2007 10:21:00

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Nothing could drag Geoff Ogilvy out of bed before dawn when he was growing up.

SI.com: Notebook: Gold shoes, green jacket?updated: Mon Apr 02 2007 20:15:00

Augusta, Ga., April 2 -- Remember Olympic runner Michael Johnson's gold cleats in the 1996 Games? They've returned, but this time they're laced onto the reigning 2006 U.S. Open champ, and they include soft spikes.

SI.com: Tiger's Slam Dunk at Doralupdated: Tue Mar 27 2007 18:18:00

The clouds above Doral Resort & Spawere looking dark and angry last Saturdayafternoon, so it was no surprise when itbegan to rain, lightly at first, then violently.

SI.com: Tiger hits another milestoneupdated: Tue Mar 27 2007 17:00:00

MIAMI (AP)-- Davis Love III was the first.

SI.com: Shark Shooterupdated: Thu Mar 22 2007 14:25:00

Interview by Josh Sanburn

Stenson plans own path to successupdated: Wed Mar 21 2007 04:29:00

European number one Henrik Stenson is taking great care to live up to his own expectations, and not those of others.

SI.com: Matchlessupdated: Tue Feb 27 2007 09:46:00

It wasn't the outfit. Tiger Woods was wearing a black shirt and hat, with charcoal-gray slacks. It must've been his sinewy arms and buff, V-shaped upper body, and the faster-than-a-speeding-bullet, 341-yard drive he had just launched at the 4th hole of the Gallery at Dove Mountain. Whatever, as Woods strode down the fairway a starstruck fan blurted out, "Wow! He looks like Superman!"

SI.com: Hot and notupdated: Mon Feb 26 2007 22:11:00

1. Byron Nelson. Eleven in a row will live forever, even if Lord Byron couldn't.

Exhausted Stenson sees off Ogilvyupdated: Mon Feb 26 2007 02:35:00

Swede Henrik Stenson overcame fatigue to become the second European to win the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, beating defending champion Geoff Ogilvy of Australia two and one in the final.

Immelman much too strong for Roseupdated: Sat Feb 24 2007 14:21:00

South African Trevor Immelman booked his place in the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship semifinals with a five and four win over Britain's Justin Rose in Arizona on Saturday.

Late birdies give Goydos the titleupdated: Mon Jan 15 2007 03:25:00

American Paul Goydos ended a PGA Tour title drought of more than a decade with three birdies in the last four holes and a one-shot victory at the Sony Open on Sunday.

SI.com: Seven for the Sonyupdated: Thu Jan 11 2007 10:03:00

No Tiger, no Phil, too much Michelle. That's the reductionist version of this week's Sony Open, but if you look hard enough there are plenty of good stories at this year's first full-field event. Here are the players I'll be keeping an eye in the shadow of Diamond Head:

O'Hern's 63 earns a share of lead updated: Sat Dec 09 2006 04:03:00

Joint leaders Nick O'Hern and Peter Lonard will go into the final round of the Australian PGA Championship with a three-stroke lead after finishing the third round at 18-under-par at the Coolum course.

Rose climbs 18 places in rankingsupdated: Mon Nov 27 2006 09:10:00

Britain's Justin Rose moved up 18 positions to 51st in the world rankings issued on Monday after his victory in the Australian Masters.

Green defies the harsh conditionsupdated: Thu Nov 16 2006 03:39:00

Nathan Green defied buffeting wind and rain and nerves about partnering Greg Norman to shoot five-under par 67 to lead the first round of the Australian Open at chilly Royal Sydney on Thursday.

Appleby and Allenby join Open raceupdated: Mon Oct 09 2006 03:33:00

Eight-times PGA Tour winner Stuart Appleby and defending champion Robert Allenby have been added to the line-up for next month's Australian Open at the Royal Sydney Golf Club.

Casey climbs 10 places in rankingsupdated: Mon Sep 18 2006 07:55:00

Britain's Paul Casey jumped 10 places to 17th in the world rankings issued on Monday thanks to his win in the World Match Play Championship.

Ogilvy heads record Australian bidupdated: Tue Jul 18 2006 05:19:00

US Open champion Geoff Ogilvy thought his breakthrough in the majors had been most likely to come in the British Open.

Harrington tops billing at Avenelupdated: Tue Jun 20 2006 15:15:00

Ireland's Padraig Harrington is the highest-ranked player at this week's Booz Allen Classic in Potomac, Maryland, following the late withdrawal of holder Sergio Garcia.

Ogilvy edges into one-stroke leadupdated: Sun Jun 18 2006 16:32:00

Australian Geoff Ogilvy edged into a one-stroke lead at two under par after eight holes of the final round of the U.S. Open at Winged Foot.

Birdie-man Singh has Masters leadupdated: Thu Apr 06 2006 09:18:00

Former winner Vijay Singh rattled up four birdies in five holes to take charge in the U.S. Masters first round on Thursday while holder Tiger Woods ground out a level-par 72.

Course specialist Love claims leadupdated: Fri Mar 24 2006 08:33:00

Davis Love again demonstrated his fondness for the TPC at Sawgrass by snatching a share of the lead in the Players Championship first round.

Ogilvy hits a career-high rankingupdated: Mon Feb 27 2006 10:01:00

Australian Geoff Ogilvy climbed 27 places to a career-best 26th in the world rankings issued on Monday after his win at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship in Carlsbad, California.

Love, Ogilvy into Match Play finalupdated: Sun Feb 26 2006 11:36:00

Davis Love reached the WGC-Accenture Match Play final for the second time in three years with a 4&2 victory over fellow American Zach Johnson.

Glover snatches title from bunkerupdated: Sun Oct 23 2005 16:28:00

Lucas Glover holed out from a bunker at the 18th to claim a stunning one-stroke victory in the 4.4 million-dollar Funai Classic in Orlando.

Goosen faces Ferrie in Match Playupdated: Mon Sep 12 2005 11:54:00

Top seed Retief Goosen has been drawn to face Kenneth Ferrie in the first round of the World Match Play at Wentworth.

Record-breaker Pernice makes Open updated: Tue Jun 28 2005 02:59:00

American Tom Pernice Jr fired a course record eight-under 64 as he secured a spot in the 134th British Open at the international qualifying event at the Canoe Brook Country Club in Summit, New Jersey.

Singh is ready to raise the stakesupdated: Sun Oct 24 2004 05:28:00

World No. 1 and defending champion Vijay Singh was stalking joint leaders Tom Lehman and Briny Baird after the Funai Classic third round in Florida on Saturday.

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