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Matsuyama holds three-stroke lead after two rounds in Shanghai

Hideki Matsuyama carded a sizzling round of 7-under-par 65 to seize the lead at the midway point of the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions on Friday. Teeing off tied for third, Matsuyama brandished a hot putter at Sheshan International Golf Club, nailing nine birdies against two bogeys for a three-shot cushion ...

Matsuyama settles for second at CIMB Classic

Oct 23, 2016

Matsuyama settles for second at CIMB Classic

Hideki Matsuyama finished runner-up at the CIMB Classic on Sunday, his six-birdie 66 not enough to catch American Justin Thomas as the defending champ raced to his second straight title. Matsuyama, who started the day tied for fourth, had three birdies on either side ...

Oct 21, 2016

Tiger still targeting Nicklaus' mark

Tiger Woods says he still believes he can beat Jack Nicklaus’ record of 18 major victories despite the injury layoff that has left him sidelined for more than a year. The 40-year-old former world No. 1 told TV program “Charlie Rose: This Week on ...

Oct 19, 2016

Woosnam, Love among those chosen for World Gof Hall of Fame

Ian Woosnam, Davis Love III, Meg Mallon and Lorena Ochoa have been selected for the World Golf Hall of Fame. Also selected for induction was Henry Longhurst, a London Sunday Times columnist who later became a golf commentator for the BBC. The induction ceremony ...

Matsuyama captures Japan Open title for first time

Oct 16, 2016

Matsuyama captures Japan Open title for first time

U.S. PGA Tour regular Hideki Matsuyama won the Japan Open Golf Championship, holding on to his overnight lead after carding a 1-under-par 69 in the final round Sunday. He rolled in five birdies and four bogeys for a total of 5-under 275 over four ...

Grillo named PGA's top rookie

Oct 13, 2016

Grillo named PGA's top rookie

On the eve of a new PGA Tour season, Emiliano Grillo of Argentina picked up his second trophy of the old season as the rookie of the year. Grillo began his rookie year by winning in a playoff last year at Silverado. He made ...

Oct 11, 2016

Tiger pulls out of Safeway Open

The comeback of Tiger Woods is going to have to wait at least two more months. Three days before Woods planned to end his longest break from golf at the Safeway Open in Napa, California, he abruptly withdrew on Monday and said his game ...

Hataoka becomes youngest-ever golfer on Japan pro tour

Oct 10, 2016

Hataoka becomes youngest-ever golfer on Japan pro tour

Nasa Hataoka became the youngest golfer on the Japan Ladies Professional Golfers’ Association tour on Monday at the age of 17 years and eight months. Hataoka, who on Oct. 2 became the first amateur to win one of four major tournaments on the tour, ...

Oct 9, 2016

Hatton cards 62, ties St. Andrews course record

England’s Tyrrell Hatton matched the course record at St. Andrews with a 10-under 62 to take a three-stroke lead in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on Saturday. Hatton had a 17-under 199 total. He opened with a 67 at Carnoustie on Thursday and shot ...

Tiger set to return after layoff

Oct 8, 2016

Tiger set to return after layoff

Tiger Woods confirmed Friday that he will return to action in California next week after a 14-month absence as he attempts to resurrect his flagging career. The 14-time major winner has not played since August 2015, undergoing surgery late last year to cure a ...