Tanihara defeats Ikeda at WGC event

More Sports / Golf Mar 25, 2017

Tanihara defeats Ikeda at WGC event

Tournament debutant Hideto Tanihara defeated Yuta Ikeda 3 and 1 to top his group and reach the last 16 of the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play on Friday. Tanihara, who claimed a shock defeat of world No. 6 Jordan Spieth on Wednesday, raced to ...

Olympics / Summer Olympics / Golf Aug 13, 2016

Fraser maintains lead in Rio tourney

Australia's Marcus Fraser shot a 2-under-par 69 on a wet and windy Friday, but saw his overnight lead at the Rio Games men's golf tournament sliced to just one shot as Belgium's Thomas Pieters and Sweden's Henrik Stenson closed the gap. On a fine day, ...

Golf's Olympic future questioned

More Sports / Golf Aug 3, 2016

Golf's Olympic future questioned

When it was announced in 2009 that golf was to be included in the Olympic program for the first time in more than 100 years, the decision was heralded for bringing one of the world's biggest sports into the Olympic tent. But with many of ...