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Tiger Woods Ignites Firestone Tourney

Tiger Woods leaves Augusta without the green jacket

Tiger Woods, a six-time Bridgestone Firestone Invitational champion, opened with a 4-under 66 on Thursday and trailed leader Webb Simpson by just two shots in Akron, Ohio. Woods has 11 top-10 finishes in his 13 starts at Firestone Country Club’s South Course, so he knows where to hit. Still, he needed caddie Joe LaCava’s counsel […]

Golf: Mickelson wins British Open, Woods blown away

US golfer Phil Mickelson holds the Claret Jug

Phil Mickelson won the British Open for the first time at Muirfield on Sunday one month after his heartbreak at the US Open where he was runner-up for a record sixth time. The 43-year-old lefty saved his best for last as he came down the brutal back nine at the famed links course east of […]

Justin Rose captures US Open

Justin Rose of England kisses the trophy after winning the US Open during the fourth round at Merion Golf Club June 16, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. AFP

ARDMORE, Pennsylvania (AFP) – Justin Rose became the first Englishman to win the US Open since Tony Jacklin in 1970 with a tension-packed par-70 final round Sunday that delivered his long-sought first major title. Rose, who also became England’s first major champion since Nick Faldo at the 1996 Masters, finished 72 holes on one-over 281 […]

Tiger Woods wins 2nd Players Championship

Tiger Woods:wins Players Championship

World number one, Tiger Woods held his nerves, by winning his second Players Championship by two shots Sunday night at Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. It was Woods’ 78th PGA Tour victory. David Lingmerth, Kevin Streelman and Jeff Maggert tied for second, two shots back. Sergio Garcia melted away after a series of blunders in the […]

Golf: Singh sues PGA Tour over doping charge

Fijian golfer, Vijay Singh has sued the US PGA Tour, claiming the tour damaged his reputation with an “unwarranted” pursuit of an anti-doping case against him that was dropped last week. “I am proud of my achievements, my work ethic, and the way I live my life,” Singh said in a statement issued through is […]

Golf: Scott On Cloud 9

•Adams Scott of Australia celebrates while wearing his green jacket after winning the 2013 Masters tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia, USA, yesterday.  Photo: AFP

Adam Scott could scarcely believe it after he came through a sudden-death play-off to win his first major. After coming so close at the Open last July, Scott finally broke his major duck in superb style, as he birdied the 18th to seemingly scoop the Green Jacket only to watch Angel Cabrera do exactly the […]

Golf: The long wait goes on for Woods

Tiger Woods leaves Augusta without the green jacket

For Tiger Woods, the long wait for a 15th major title continues. The 37-year-old American briefly threatened the leaders going down the back nine in the final round of the 77th Masters on Sunday, but he had left himself with too much to do and he eventually had to settle for a tie for fourth […]

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