Golf

McIlroy aims for Hong Kong Open success

Yahoo!Xtra Blogs 30.11.2011
McIlroy aims for Hong Kong Open success

World number two Rory McIlroy said Tuesday he had flown into Hong Kong determined to capture a title he has long desired and thereby crown a tumultuous past 12 months.

Fan throws hot dog at Tiger Woods

DOUG FERGUSON AP 10.10.2011
Fan throws hot dog at Tiger Woods

A strange year for Tiger Woods took another bizarre twist Sunday when a fan was arrested for running toward the seventh green at CordeValle and tossing a hot dog in Woods' direction.


Tiger Woods falls out of top 50 in world ranking

Tiger Woods is out of the top 50 in the world ranking for the first time in nearly 15 years.

Tiger's former caddie says he 'lost respect' for golfer during sex scandal

Tiger Woods' former caddie Steve Williams said Thursday that he lost respect for his partner of 12 years when details of the golf superstar's repeat adultery emerged.


After 12-year relationship Tiger Woods dumps caddie

Tiger Woods announced Wednesday that he and caddie Steve Williams will not be working together in the future.

Tiger Woods to skip US Open

DOUG FERGUSON Yahoo! News 08.06.2011
Tiger Woods to skip US Open

Tiger Woods pulled out of the U.S. Open on Tuesday because of lingering issues with his left leg, leaving him uncertain how soon he can resume his pursuit of Jack Nicklaus' record for major titles.


Seve Ballesteros dies in Spain at 54

Seve Ballesteros was a genius with a golf club in his hands, an inspiration to everyone who saw him create shots that didn't seem possible. The Spaniard's passion and pride revived European golf and made the Ryder Cup one of the game's most compel...

Tiger Woods fined by European Tour for spitting

Tiger Woods was fined by the European Tour on Monday for spitting during the final round of the Dubai Desert Classic.


Ian Poulter poised for victory after confident round in Hong Kong

Ian Poulter will take some stopping if he is to be denied lifting the Hong Kong Open trophy tomorrow after producing another faultless performance to take a two-stroke advantage into the final round.

Poulter hits career-best round of 60 to snatch Hong Kong Open lead

Ian Poulter struck a flawless round of 60 to seize the lead at the halfway stage of the Hong Kong Open.


Bjorn suffers freak injury in Hong Kong

Yahoo! Eurosport UK 18.11.2010
Bjorn suffers freak injury in Hong Kong

Thomas Bjorn is a serious doubt for next week's season-ending Dubai World Championship after injuring his wrist in a bizarre incident during the opening round of the Hong Kong Open.

Mark Brown has first-round lead at Hong Kong Open

Mark Brown made a late charge to top the first-round leader board Thursday at the Hong Kong Open, shooting an 8-under par 62 for a one-stroke lead.


England's Dyson hits hole-in-one in Hong Kong

The 2.5-million-dollar Hong Kong Open got off to a thrilling start on Thursday with England's Simon Dyson hitting a hole-in-one for an eagle to take an early lead.

Transgender golfer sues LPGA in bid to join tour

A former male SWAT team member filed a lawsuit in California against the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) after the now transgender woman was denied in her efforts to join the women's golf tour, her lawyer said Wednesday.


Tiger Woods cards career worst score at Firestone

Tiger Woods carded his career worst score at Firestone, a shocking four-over-par 74 in the opening round at the Bridgestone Invitational on Thursday.

New putter daliance ends in disaster for Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods learned the hard way at the British Open about taking something he trusted and relied upon for a long time and tossing it aside for a fling with an attractive newer model.


Cash Strapped US Cities Rent Police, Janitors to Save

TAMARA AUDI The Wall Street Journal 19.07.2010
Cash Strapped US Cities Rent Police, Janitors to Save

Faced with a $118 million budget deficit, the city of San Jose, Calif., recently decided it could no longer afford its own janitors. So the city's budget called for dropping its custodial staff and hiring outside contractors to clean its city hall...

Tiger Woods expects full recovery from neck pain

Mark Lamport-Stokes Reuters 13.05.2010
Tiger Woods expects full recovery from neck pain

Tiger Woods expects to make a full recovery from his lingering neck injury after an MRI scan on Wednesday revealed an inflamed facet joint, but he gave no indication as to when he would return.


Hong Kong Open retains title sponsor for 2010

The Times of India 12.05.2010
Hong Kong Open retains title sponsor for 2010

The Hong Kong Open, greater China's oldest professional golf tournament, has retained Swiss bank UBS as a title sponsor for 2010, organisers said on Tuesday.

Tiger Woods withdraws from The Players Championship, may have bulging disk in back

Dressed in his Sunday red shirt, Tiger Woods bowed his head and sat in silence in front of his locker. He was supposed to be on the ninth hole at The Players Championship. In another stunning twist for someone whose life used to be so predictable,...



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