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Daly tames 'brutal' conditions in Qatar as Fernandez-Castaño leadsupdated: Thu Feb 02 2012 14:45:00

American veteran John Daly tamed "brutal" sandstorm conditions in Qatar to record a five-under-par round and sit one shot behind leader Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano.

Hair today, Masters tomorrow: Wagner books Augusta spot with Hawaii winupdated: Mon Jan 16 2012 07:18:00

American golfer Johnson Wagner celebrated a new year with a new look and new-found confidence as he booked his spot at the Masters in Augusta with victory at the Sony Open in Hawaii on Sunday.

Leader Stricker seeks strong start to Hawaii finaleupdated: Mon Jan 09 2012 08:09:00

Steve Stricker aims to make a strong start to the final round of Tournament of Champions on Monday, having almost thrown away a five-shot lead over the rest of the field before restoring his advantage on Sunday.

South African veteran faces showdown with Oosthuizen and Goosenupdated: Sat Jan 07 2012 13:15:00

Tjaart van der Walt will seek to upstage two of his most illustrious golfing compatriots and win his first professional tournament at the Africa Open on Sunday.

Westwood retains Nedbank titleupdated: Sun Dec 04 2011 12:54:00

Lee Westwood has retained his Nedbank Golf Challenge title at Sun City, South Africa, finishing two strokes clear of Sweden's Robert Karlsson.

Woods three clear at Chevron World Challengeupdated: Sat Dec 03 2011 11:22:00

Tiger Woods has stormed into a three-shot lead at the Chevron World Challenge in California after posting a five-under par round of 67.

Yang's win over Woods gives Internationals hope at Presidents Cupupdated: Sat Nov 19 2011 11:13:00

Y.E. Yang was delighted to earn revenge over Tiger Woods on Saturday and give the International team hope of ending the United States' domination of the Presidents Cup golf event.

Woods and Stricker hammered but Americans take control at Presidents Cupupdated: Thu Nov 17 2011 10:39:00

Tiger Woods suffered the heaviest match play defeat of his career on Thursday, but the U.S. golf team still emerged from day one of the Presidents Cup with a 4-2 lead over the Internationals.

Jacobson holds half-way lead in Shanghaiupdated: Fri Nov 04 2011 12:53:00

Sweden's Fredrik Jacobson carded a second round 66 Friday to head the field at the halfway stage of the WGC HSBC Champions event in Shanghai.

Tour Championship: Golf's big paydayupdated: Sat Sep 24 2011 10:49:00

CNN's Patrick Snell previews the Tour Championship in Atlanta.

Scott on top as PGA series leaders falter in $10M Atlanta finaleupdated: Sat Sep 24 2011 10:49:00

Golf's $10 million jackpot is well and truly up for grabs this weekend after the FedExCup series pacesetters faltered in Friday's second round.

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.

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.

Choi clinches historic Players victory after dramatic Sawgrass playoffupdated: Mon May 16 2011 11:10:00

K.J. Choi clinched a historic victory at the Players Championship at Sawgrass on Sunday after beating American David Toms in a dramatic playoff on the notorious 17th hole.

McDowell leads Players despite late lapseupdated: Sun May 15 2011 12:05:00

Graeme McDowell took a one-shot lead into Sunday's final round of the $9.5 million Players Championship despite a late mistake at Ponte Vedra Beach in Florida.

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.

McIlroy maintains Masters lead as Tiger surges into contentionupdated: Fri Apr 08 2011 19:45:00

Rory McIlroy leads the Masters by two shots at halfway from Australian Jason Day but a late Tiger Woods charge stole the limelight at Augusta Friday.

McIlroy and Quiros share Masters lead after seven-under 65supdated: Fri Apr 08 2011 07:28:00

Northern's Ireland's Rory McIlroy and Alvaro Quiros of Spain shot seven-under-par 65s to share the lead after the opening round of the Masters at Augusta National Thursday.

Scotland's Laird leads the way at Bay Hillupdated: Sat Mar 26 2011 19:53:00

Scotland's Martin Laird leads the Arnold Palmer Invitational at the Bay Hill Club in Florida by one stroke at the halfway stage after posting a seven-under par 65.

Korean golf star Choi donates $100K to victims of Japan earthquakeupdated: Fri Mar 18 2011 19:48:00

South Korean golfer K.J. Choi has pledged $100,000 to the Japan disaster relief fund through his personal charity foundation.

Martin leads in Portugal; Harrington eyes first victory since U.S. PGAupdated: Sat Oct 16 2010 18:38:00

Spain's Pablo Martin will take a three shot lead going into the final round of the Portugal Masters at Vilamoura after posting a stunning third round 63.

Oosthuizen trails leaders by a shot in Scandinavian Mastersupdated: Sat Jul 24 2010 14:58:00

British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen will go into the final round of the Scandinavian Masters one shot behind the leaders after a final hole bogey.

Choi holds one-stroke Scandinavian leadupdated: Fri Jul 23 2010 15:59:00

South Korean K J Choi holds a one-stroke halfway lead after 36 holes of the Scandinavian Masters in Stockholm.

Oosthuizen continues top form in Swedenupdated: Thu Jul 22 2010 16:12:00

British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen carried on where he left off at St Andrews, by sharing the lead after the opening round of the Scandinavian Masters in Stockholm.

Tiger battles back with solid start to Sawgrass campaignupdated: Thu May 06 2010 19:19:00

Tiger Woods made a solid start to the Players Championship on Thursday, as he seeks to avoid missing the halfway cut in successive tournaments for the first time in his career.

Couples leads Masters; Tiger just two strokes behindupdated: Tue Apr 13 2010 11:20:00

Fred Couples led a crowded field after the opening round of the Masters, but all eyes were on Tiger Woods, who trailed by just two strokes.

Poulter, Westwood share lead as Woods looms largeupdated: Tue Apr 13 2010 11:18:00

English pair Ian Poulter and Lee Westwood shared the halfway lead at the U.S. Masters with Tiger Woods in a five-strong chasing group just two shots behind.

Victorious Furyk unfazed by Tiger's unfortunate timingupdated: Mon Mar 22 2010 11:13:00

Veteran golfer Jim Furyk insists that the timing of Tiger Woods' headline-grabbing post-sex scandal interviews on Sunday did not take the gloss off his first U.S. PGA Tour victory since 2007.

Colombian Villegas wins Honda Classicupdated: Mon Mar 08 2010 11:09:00

Camilo Villegas of Colombia won the PGA Honda Classic by five shots over American Anthony Kim.

Johnson powers into Pebble Beach leadupdated: Fri Feb 12 2010 12:17:00

Defending champion Dustin Johnson posted a 64 to lead the field after the opening round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on Thursday.

Petrovic and Olson hold lead at Turning Stoneupdated: Fri Oct 02 2009 11:11:00

Tim Petrovic and Leif Olson hold the first-round lead at the Turning Stone Resort Championship after the first round near New York.

Host Tiger takes charge at Congressionalupdated: Sat Jul 04 2009 05:09:00

Tiger Woods took a one-shot lead at the tournament he hosts after carding a four-under-par 66 in the second round of the AT&T National at Congressional Country Club on Friday.

Korean Yang clinches first U.S. triumphupdated: Mon Mar 09 2009 12:09:00

South Korean YE Yang rocketed more than 300 places in the world rankings after capturing his first PGA Tour triumph at the Honda Classic in Florida on Sunday.

Superb 62 gives Mickelson four-stroke leadupdated: Sun Feb 22 2009 08:26:00

Defending champion Phil Mickelson carded a superb nine-under-par 62 to open up a four-stroke lead after the third round of the PGA Northern Trust Open at Riviera.

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.

Revived Mickelson takes lead at Rivieraupdated: Fri Feb 20 2009 12:01:00

Defending champion Phil Mickelson returned to form with a vengeance as he took the first round lead at the Northern Trust Open in Los Angeles with a sparkling eight-under 63.

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.

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.

Stenson remains five clear of Nedbank fieldupdated: Fri Dec 05 2008 11:42:00

Sweden's Henrik Stenson remained five strokes clear of his rivals before lightning stopped play for the day in Friday's second round of the Nedbank Challenge at the Gary Player Country Club at Sun City.

Mickelson opts out of Race to Dubaiupdated: Tue Nov 11 2008 13:02:00

Phil Mickelson will not be taking part in the European Tour's lucrative Race to Dubai, the American star confirmed on Tuesday.

Norman two ahead in British Open golfupdated: Sat Jul 19 2008 16:27:00

Greg Norman of Australia leads the British Open by two strokes after Saturday's third round at Royal Birkdale.

Champion battles through British Open testupdated: Thu Jul 17 2008 10:37:00

Padraig Harrington carded a battling four-over-par 74 in difficult conditions at rain-hit Royal Birkdale on Thursday following fears he would have to pull out of his British Open title defense due to a wrist injury.

Early start for holder Harrington at Openupdated: Mon Jul 14 2008 10:06:00

Padraig Harrington will launch the defense of his Open golf title in the company of 1997 winner Justin Leonard and twice U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen at Royal Birkdale on Thursday.

Pernice cards 63 to share AT&T advantageupdated: Sat Jul 05 2008 04:26:00

Tom Pernice Jr shot a blistering seven-under-par 63 to grab a share of the clubhouse lead at the halfway point of the AT&T National.

Woods heads 8,390 entries for U.S. Openupdated: Sat Apr 26 2008 06:53:00

World number one Tiger Woods is among 58 automatic qualifiers for this year's U.S. Open from among 8,390 entrants for the year's second major.

McDowell triumphs after Korean play-offupdated: Sun Mar 16 2008 10:29:00

Graeme McDowell was relieved to end his four-year title drought by winning a final-round showdown with Jeev Milkha Singh at the inaugural Ballantine's Championship on Sunday at the third hole of a play-off.

Singh catches McDowell to set up showdownupdated: Sat Mar 15 2008 07:02:00

Graeme McDowell suffered a spectacular blowout at the end of his third round at the Ballantine's Championship on Saturday, and will go into the final 18 holes tied for the lead with Jeev Milkha Singh.

McDowell shoots 64 to lead in Koreaupdated: Fri Mar 14 2008 09:14:00

Graeme McDowell shot an imposing eight-under-par 64 to go two strokes clear on the incomplete second day of the Ballantine's Championship in Jeju, South Korea on Friday.

Harrington targets victory in Koreaupdated: Tue Mar 11 2008 12:16:00

British Open champion Padraig Harrington is keen to kickstart his season with victory in the Ballantine's Championship on Jeju Island which starts on Thursday.

Woods eases into Match Play semisupdated: Sat Feb 23 2008 14:00:00

Tiger Woods had a straightforward passage into the semifinals of the WGC Accenture Match Play Championship when he defeated South Korean KJ Choi three and two in the quarterfinals.

Tour breaks new ground in Korea updated: Tue Jan 15 2008 11:04:00

British Open champion Padraig Harrington and local favorite K.J. Choi will lead the field for the European tour's inaugural Ballantine's Championship on the southern resort island of Jeju in March.

Choi charges to lead at Sony Openupdated: Fri Jan 11 2008 04:39:00

Korea's K.J. Choi made his customary fine start to the Sony Open in Hawaii, closing with a birdie for a six-under-par 64 and a one stroke lead at the second PGA Tour event of the season.

Interview with K.J. Choiupdated: Tue Nov 20 2007 00:25:00

K.J. Choi is the only Asian among the world's top 10 golfers and the first South Korean to win a PGA Tour card. Nicknamed "The Tank" after his days as a competitive weightlifter, Choi realized his passion for golf as a teenager and pursued a professional career against the advice of his parents. His golfing inspiration was a book written by the legendary "Golden Bear" Jack Nicklaus. Choi attributes his success to Nicklaus' "My Way," where he learned the grip, swing and other fundamentals of his game. This year, Choi won the Jack Nicklaus memorial tournament, and he discusses in detail his hopes for climbing further up the world rankings.

A golfing master classupdated: Tue Nov 20 2007 00:25:00

CNN's Anjali Rao gets a golfing master class from South Korean PGA golfer K J Choi.

Jimenez triumphs as Karlsson slipsupdated: Sun Nov 18 2007 06:50:00

Miguel Angel Jimenez claimed a second Hong Kong Open title in three years after overnight leader Robert Karlsson double-bogeyed the final hole to hand the Spaniard a dramatic one-shot victory.

No stopping Karlsson in Hong Kongupdated: Sat Nov 17 2007 11:27:00

There was no stopping Swede Robert Karlsson as he maintained his four-stroke advantage after three rounds of the Hong Kong Open at Fanling.

Karlsson moves clear in Hong Kongupdated: Fri Nov 16 2007 05:23:00

Robert Karlsson took a four-shot lead at the Hong Kong Open after a firing a six-under-par 64 in his second round on Friday.

Choi races to Hong Kong Open leadupdated: Thu Nov 15 2007 21:50:00

South Korea's K.J Choi grabbed the first round lead at the Hong Kong Open on Thursday with a superb eight-under-par 62 at a $2.25 million tournament jointly sanctioned by the European and Asian Tours.

Fasth and Stadler lead in Shanghaiupdated: Thu Nov 08 2007 06:29:00

Sweden's Niclas Fasth and Kevin Stadler of the United States led after the opening day of the HSBC Champions in Shanghai, closely pursued by a clutch of the $5 million tournament's star attractions.

Cabrera doubles lead to four shotsupdated: Sat Nov 03 2007 06:40:00

Angel Cabrera kept his cool on a sweltering third day at the Barclays Singapore Open on Saturday to open up a four-shot lead at the Sentosa Golf Club.

Cabrera races to lead in Singaporeupdated: Fri Nov 02 2007 08:51:00

U.S. Open champion Angel Cabrera shot an eight-under-par 63 on Friday to take the lead midway through the Singapore Open, while world number four Ernie Els appeared likely to miss the cut after shooting a 76.

Mickelson two shots behind leadersupdated: Thu Nov 01 2007 08:31:00

Phil Mickelson shot five birdies in a three-under-par 68 to leave himself within two shots of the leaders after the first round of the Singapore Open.

Villegas claims two-shot advantageupdated: Sat Sep 01 2007 04:58:00

Colombian Camilo Villegas fired an eight-under 63 to take a two-shot lead after the opening round of the £7 million PGA Deutsche Bank Championship on Friday.

Stricker wins Barclays Classicupdated: Mon Aug 27 2007 03:36:00

Steve Stricker felt an uneasy wave of deja vu during Sunday's final round of the Barclays Classic, but persevered to end a six-year victory drought by winning at Westchester Country Club.

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: The New Power Rankingsupdated: Wed Aug 01 2007 22:25:00

This week brings a change in the Golf Power Rankings. Our old formula worked well, but perhaps too well as it mirrored the FedEx Cup points list and the money list very closely. In order to bring something new to the table and add a little volatility the ranking will now reflect the 10 players who've earned the most FedEx Cup points over the previous six weeks, therefore providing an accurate snapshot of who's playing the best at the current time.

SI.com: Big Playupdated: Tue Jul 31 2007 23:30:00

WHO: K.J. Choi

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: Second round delayed by weatherupdated: Fri Jan 05 2007 16:23:00

KAPALUA, Hawaii (Reuters) -- The second round of the Mercedes-Benz Championship was put back by almost two hours on Friday because of driving rain and strong winds.

Five share lead in PGA tour openerupdated: Fri Jan 05 2007 02:59:00

South Korea's K.J. Choi struck the first shot of the 2007 PGA Tour on Thursday before surging into a five-way tie for the lead at the Mercedes-Benz Championship.

Scott steps up practice in Hawaiiupdated: Thu Jan 04 2007 05:05:00

Adam Scott shrugged aside poor surfing conditions at Kapalua as he tried to resurrect his swing for this week's Mercedes-Benz Championship.

Senior secures Goodwill Trophy winupdated: Tue Nov 14 2006 05:19:00

The International team won the inaugural Goodwill Trophy 6 1/2 to 5 1/2, with Australia's Peter Senior securing the winning point with a final hole victory over Bradley Dredge of Wales.

Pettersson targets top 10 positionupdated: Thu Oct 05 2006 06:33:00

Swede Carl Pettersson has the PGA Tour money list uppermost in his mind at this week's Greensboro Classic in North Carolina.

Ames has early clubhouse advantageupdated: Fri Mar 24 2006 13:13:00

Canada's Stephen Ames fired a six-under-par 66 to take the clubhouse lead in the Players Championship second round.

Stadler leads after eagle repeat updated: Sat Feb 11 2006 06:03:00

American golfer Kevin Stadler eagled the final hole at the Vines Resort's Lakes Course in Perth to take a two-shot lead going into the final round of the Johnnie Walker Classic.

Flawless Choi opens two-shot leadupdated: Fri Feb 10 2006 11:37:00

South Korea's K.J. Choi fired a flawless six-under 66 in the second round of the Johnnie Walker Classic to open up a two-stroke lead.

Monty profits from Kingston errorupdated: Sun Dec 04 2005 10:54:00

European Order of Merit winner Colin Montgomerie continued his renaissance with a one-shot win over South Africa's James Kingston in the Hong Kong Open on Sunday.

Hong Kong pull out by Harrington updated: Wed Nov 30 2005 02:53:00

Ryder Cup star Padraig Harrington is a late withdrawal from the $1.2 million Hong Kong Open which starts on Thursday.

Trio share first round China leadupdated: Thu Nov 10 2005 09:11:00

British pair Nick Dougherty and Paul Lawrie recorded eight-under-par 64s to lead Tiger Woods by a stroke after the opening round of the Champions Tournament.

Warren ties course record to leadupdated: Fri Sep 30 2005 09:13:00

American Charles Warren fired a course record-equalling 10-under 62 to race two clear of the field after the first round of the Greensboro Classic in North Carolina.

Harrington takes Match Play placeupdated: Fri Oct 08 2004 08:02:00

Ireland's Padraig Harrington completes an impressive 16-man field for next week's World Match Play Championship, organisers have said.

Mickelson is poised in New Orleansupdated: Mon May 03 2004 07:07:00

Joe Ogilvie shot a bogey-free six-under 66 to take the lead in the New Orleans Classic after three rounds on Sunday -- with Phil Mickelson the big threat.

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