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/ Feb 8, 2017

Kiyomoto, Tu named to Japanese Golf Hall of Fame

Former Japan LPGA chairwoman Takako Kiyomoto and Taiwan-born seven-time money title winner Tu Ai-yu were named to the Japanese Golf Hall of Fame on Wednesday. Kiyomoto, 77, was responsible for nurturing stars such as Yuri Fudo and Shiho Oyama, while Tu, 62, is the ...

Matsuyama falls four behind leader An after three rounds

/ Feb 5, 2017

Matsuyama falls four behind leader An after three rounds

World No. 5 Hideki Matsuyama shot a 3-under-par 68 but dropped four strokes behind the leader on Saturday at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Matsuyama, the tournament’s defending champion, had a rough third round, carding six birdies and three bogeys to finish the day ...

Garcia takes three-shot lead at Dubai Desert Classic

/ Feb 4, 2017

Garcia takes three-shot lead at Dubai Desert Classic

Sergio Garcia made the most of perfect scoring conditions Saturday to finish his second round of the Dubai Desert Classic with a five-under-par 67 and claim a three-shot lead. The Spaniard, who led after the first round with a sparkling 65, was 1-under after ...

/ Feb 4, 2017

Matsuyama cards 68, is tied for third

Defending champion Hideki Matsuyama remained a stroke back of the leaders at the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Friday after a 3-under-par 68 in the second round. The world No. 5 carded four birdies at the Tournament Players Club and sits in a four-way ...

/ Feb 3, 2017

Tiger withdraws from Dubai Desert Classic

Former world No. 1 Tiger Woods has pulled out of the Dubai Desert Classic ahead of his second round because of a back problem, the European Tour said on Friday. The American 14-time major champion, now ranked 666th after his long injury layoff due ...

Tiger misses cut by four shots

/ Jan 28, 2017

Tiger misses cut by four shots

Tiger Woods’ long-awaited PGA Tour comeback came to an abrupt end at the Farmers Insurance Open on Friday as the former world No. 1 tumbled out of the tournament after missing the cut. Woods started the day at Torrey Pines Golf Course needing a ...

Thomas sets 72-hole record in Sony victory

/ Jan 16, 2017

Thomas sets 72-hole record in Sony victory

American Justin Thomas set the golf world alight at the Sony Open in Hawaii on Sunday, completing the lowest 72-hole score in PGA Tour history while leaving all, including Japanese hopes Hideki Matsuyama and Hideto Tanihara, in his wake. Thomas, who edged Matsuyama to ...

/ Jan 15, 2017

Kodaira plummets to 28th at Sony Open

Satoshi Kodaira fell from title contention at the Sony Open in Hawaii on Saturday, dropping from sixth into a tie for 28th following an even-par 70 third round as Justin Thomas increased his lead to seven strokes. Thomas, who edged Hideki Matsuyama to win ...