Thorbjorn Olesen’s first European Tour win didn’t come without a challenge, but the Dane was up to the task at the Sicilian Open. Olesen’s final-round 69 gave him a 15-under par total, one better than hard-charging Englishman Chris Wood.
The oddsmakers liked Olesen’s chances entering the event, listing him among the favorites at 33/1. […]Continue Reading →
Hunter Mahan didn’t wait long to back up his WGC-Accenture Match Play victory with another big win. Mahan walked away with the Shell Houston Open title on the strength of a final-round 71 – and a bit of help from third-round leader Louis Oosthuizen – just six weeks after his WGC breakthrough.
Mahan’s second […]Continue Reading →
It figured that when Tiger Woods finally won another golf tournament, he’d do it in dominant fashion. And so it was at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, where Woods walked away with a five-shot victory – his first since September 2009.Continue Reading →
Clearly not content to let wunderkind Rory McIlroy go unchallenged as the world’s No. 1 golfer, Luke Donald reclaimed his crown with a playoff victory in the Transitions Championship. Donald defeated Jim Furyk, Robert Garrigus and Sang Moon-Bae with a birdie on the first hole of sudden death, ending McIlroy’s two-week run […]Continue Reading →
McIlroy won the Honda Classic at PGA National Resort in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, with a 12-under-par total, […]Continue Reading →
Rory McIlroy’s ascension to golf’s throne will have to wait. America’s Hunter Mahan saw to that with a 2 and 1 victory in the final of the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship on Feb. 26.Continue Reading →
Bill Haas seems to have a flair for the dramatic finish. His 45-foot birdie putt in a playoff punctuated an epic finale at the Northern Trust Open, sending Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley to defeat.Continue Reading →
A couple of familiar patterns held form Sunday at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am: Tiger Woods continues to struggle when contending in the final round, and Phil Mickelson still has Tiger’s number in head-to-head matchups.Continue Reading →
They say winning breeds winning, and Branden Grace is proving it’s true. The young South African defeated a pair of his vaunted countrymen to claim the Volvo Golf Champions and open 2012 with back-to-back victories.
Grace, 23, became the first player to begin a European Tour season with consecutive wins since Fred Couples in […]Continue Reading →
The 44-year-old pro cruised to a three-shot victory over Scotland’s Martin Laird at the PGA Tour’s season-opening Hyundai Tournament of Champions, proving he’s still a force to be reckoned with in 2012. Stricker carried a five-stroke lead into the final round, nearly stumbled into a tie, then regained […]Continue Reading →
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