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  • McIlroy to skip 2 events to focus on lawsuit

    DUBLIN (AP) -- Rory McIlroy said Monday that mediation in a lawsuit with his former management company has failed, and he will skip his next two tournaments in China because he needs time to prepare for the trial.

    The Associated Press
  • Ian Poulter slams Nick Faldo in last-minute add to new memoir

    In a new book, Ian Poulter slams Nick Faldo for a remark during the Ryder Cup where he called Sergio Garcia "useless"

    Devil Ball Golf
  • Golf-European Tour announces early part of 2014-15 schedule

    By Tony Jimenez LONDON, Oct 20 (Reuters) - The European Tour announced the early part of its 2014-15 schedule on Monday and it includes the Thailand Classic and Indian Open for the first time. The tour is going back to Thailand for the first time since the 2007 Johnnie Walker Classic in Phuket. The…

    Reuters
  • Ben Martin wins 1st PGA Tour title in Las Vegas

    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Ben Martin made a 45-foot eagle putt to regain the lead and finished with a 20-foot birdie putt for a 3-under 68 and his first PGA Tour victory Sunday in the Shriners Hospital for Children Open.

    The Associated Press
  • Jay Haas wins Greater Hickory Kia Classic

    CONOVER, N.C. (AP) -- Jay Haas became the 18th player to win a Champions Tour at 60 or older, closing with a 5-under 66 on Sunday for a two-stroke victory in the Greater Hickory Kia Classic.

    The Associated Press
  • Hend wins Hong Kong Open in a playoff

    HONG KONG (AP) -- Scott Hend beat Angelo Que of the Philippines in a playoff to win the Hong Kong Open on Sunday and become the first Australian to win the event since Greg Norman in 1983.

    The Associated Press
  • Golf-Ilonen outplays Stenson to lift Match Play title

    * Finn lands biggest title of career * Ilonen beats Stenson 3 & 1 in final (Adds quotes, details) By Tony Jimenez ASH, England, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Finn Mikko Ilonen landed the biggest title of his career by beating top seed Henrik Stenson 3 & 1 in an all-Nordic final at the Volvo World Match Play…

    Reuters
  • 81-year-old Pennsylvania man makes 3 aces in 3 straight days

    Some 45 years after Dom DeBonis made his first ace, he made his three in three straight days and four in a month

    Devil Ball Golf
  • Baek wins playoff to take LPGA South Korea

    INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Kyu Jung Baek of South Korea won a three-way playoff Sunday to claim the LPGA's KEB-HanaBank Championship.

    Associated Press
  • Jack Nicklaus hates to see critics 'hammering' Jameis Winston

    Jack Nicklaus believes Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston hasn't been given a fair shake in his autograph scandal

    Devil Ball Golf
  • Weekend's Sports In Brief

    DENVER (AP) -- Peyton Manning broke Brett Favre's NFL record for touchdown passes with No. 509, and didn't stop there.

    The Associated Press
  • Golf - Els curses long-running hip problem

    - Four-time major winner Ernie Els said he would "try anything" to fix a long-running hip problem that led to a disappointing showing at the Hong Kong Open.

    AFP
  • Golf - lonen wins Volvo World Match Play title

    - Mikko Ilonen of Finland pulled off the biggest win of his career at London Golf Club, defeating top seed Henrik Stenson of Sweden 3 and 1 in the final of the Volvo World Match Play championship.

    AFP
  • Golf-U.S. PGA Tour Las Vegas Open scores

    Oct 20 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the U.S. PGA Tour Las Vegas Open at the par-71 course on Sunday in Las Vegas, Nevada 264 Ben Martin (U.S.) 68 66 62 68 266 Kevin Streelman (U.S.) 71 67 63 65 268 Russell Knox (Britain) 65 67 66 70 269 Webb Simpson (U.S.) 69 65 67 68 Jimmy Walker (U.S.) 69 69…

    Reuters
  • Asian Tour to unveil new event, eyes $50 million prize money by 2017

    By Amlan Chakraborty NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Asian Tour will add a third new tournament to next year's calendar and hopes to offer more than $50 million in prize money by 2017, chief executive Mike Kerr said. The $3 million tournament in Thailand, co-sanctioned by the European Tour and slated for…

    Reuters
  • Golf-Australia's Hend beats Que in playoff for Hong Kong crown

    Oct 19 (Reuters) - Scott Hend clinched his maiden European Tour title at the Hong Kong Open on Sunday when the Australian saved a par on the crucial 18th hole to force a playoff in which he prevailed over Filipino Angelo Que. Hend, 41, holed a par putt on the first play-off hole after Que had…

    Reuters
  • Golf-London's calling for World Match Play champion Ilonen

    By Tony Jimenez ASH, England, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Finland's Mikko Ilonen called for the World Match Play Championship to remain in England after becoming the first Scandinavian winner of the tournament on Sunday. This is the last year of Volvo's sponsorship and there is a question mark hovering over…

    Reuters
  • Faldo has lost respect of European players, says Poulter

    LONDON (Reuters) - Nick Faldo has lost the respect of Europe's leading golfers after calling Sergio Garcia "useless" during their Ryder Cup victory over the United States at Gleneagles, Europe's talisman Ian Poulter has said in his autobiography. Working as a golf commentator for American…

    Reuters
  • Ben Martin takes Las Vegas lead

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ben Martin birdied five straight holes on the back nine Saturday and finished with a 9-under 62 to take a two-stroke lead in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

    Associated Press