• 17-year-old Lydia Ko pulls CME double, earns $1.5 million

    Lydia Ko had a $1.5 million payday on Sunday, winning the CME Group Tour Championship and season-long Race to the CME Globe

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  • Ice man Stenson overcomes nerves to retain Dubai title

    By Matt Smith DUBAI (Reuters) - Defending champion Henrik Stenson retained the $8 million DP World Tour Championship on Sunday, carding a final-round 70 to finish two shots clear and cement his status as Europe’s number two golfer. Overnight leaders Stenson and Rafael Cabrera-Bello started the day…

  • Stacy Lewis sweeps 3 biggest LPGA awards

    NAPLES, Fla. (AP) -- Stacy Lewis became the first American in 21 years to sweep the three biggest awards on the LPGA Tour, which she considered more valuable than a $1 million bonus.

    The Associated Press
  • McIlroy eyes a slice of Australian Open history

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rory McIlroy is looking to join Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player as the only non-Australian players to have won back-to-back Australian Open titles when the world No. 1 tees off on Thursday in Sydney.

    Associated Press
  • McIlroy eyes green jacket after stellar 2014

    By Matt Smith DUBAI (Reuters) - As he picked up the European money list trophy for the second time in three seasons on Sunday, Rory McIlroy had two words to say when asked for his goals for 2015: "Green Jacket". To golfers, that phrase means one thing -- winning the U.S. Masters, the only major…

  • Matsuyama wins Dunlop Phoenix in playoff

    MIYAZAKI, Japan (AP) — Hideki Matsuyama of Japan beat compatriot Hiroshi Iwata in the first playoff hole to win the Dunlop Phoenix on Sunday.

    Associated Press
  • Golf-European Tour World Tour Championship scores

    Nov 23 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour World Tour Championship at the par-72 course on Sunday in Dubai 272 Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 68 66 68 70 274 Rory McIlroy (Britain) 66 70 70 68 Victor Dubuisson (France) 71 68 67 68 Justin Rose (Britain) 71 66 68 69 275 Shane Lowry (Ireland)…

  • Obama golfing with Derek Jeter – but Shadow Creek may be the real star

    President Obama loves his golf – and on Saturday, snagged a round at one of the most exclusive golf courses in the world, Shadow Creek in North Las Vegas.

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Golf-Mamat marches to Manila Masters title

    MANILA, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Singaporean Mardan Mamat romped to an emotional six-shot win at the $1 million Manila Masters on Sunday to preserve his playing privileges on the Asian Tour for another two years. The 47-year-old entered the week in danger of losing his card but a three-under-par 69 in…

  • Ko gets record haul by winning LPGA finale

    NAPLES, Fla. (AP) -- New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko was an instant millionaire even before she went into a three-way playoff Sunday in the CME Group Tour Championship.

    The Associated Press
  • Stenson beats heat fatigue and nerves to defend Dubai title

    By Matt Smith DUBAI (Reuters) - Henrik Stenson overcame sweltering desert heat, fatigue and an out-of-bounds shank to retain the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai on Sunday, the first time the Swede has successfully defended a title. Stenson began the day as joint overnight leader along with…

  • Scott says in good shape for McIlroy showdown in Sydney

    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Adam Scott's bid for an unprecedented hat-trick of titles at his home Australian Masters fell agonizingly short on Sunday, but the world number two declared himself in good shape ahead of his re-match with Rory McIlroy at the Australian Open this week. Scott…

  • European tour announces 6 new tournaments for 2015

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The European Tour schedule will feature six new tournaments and seven new venues in a 47-tournament season in 2015.

    Associated Press
  • Suzy Whaley becomes 1st female officer at PGA

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Suzy Whaley is taking another crack at golf's old boy's network.

    Associated Press
  • Golf-Garcia weary as Dubai challenge falls flat, Els eyes 2015

    By Matt Smith DUBAI, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Sergio Garcia admitted he was weary after failing to make up any ground on the leaders at the DP World Tour Championship on Saturday, carding a third-round 69 that gives the Spaniard little hope of claiming second spot on the European money list. Garcia's…

  • Golf-Woods working with new swing teacher Como

    Nov 22 (Reuters) - Tiger Woods, who plans to return to competition in less than two weeks after a three-month absence, said on Saturday that he is working with a new coach, Chris Como, on his swing. Woods, who has been plagued by back issues and underwent back surgery in March, broke ties with…

  • Scott 4 strokes behind at Australian Masters

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Adam Scott moved in the right direction Saturday at the Australian Masters, shooting a 1-under 71 to pull to within four strokes of the lead as he attempts to win the tournament for the third consecutive year.

    The Associated Press
  • Golf-Cullen fends off Scott to win Australian Masters

    MELBOURNE, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Nick Cullen held firm in a tense finish to win the Australian Masters by a stroke in Melbourne on Sunday and frustrate Adam Scott's bid for a hat-trick of titles. Starting three strokes adrift at Metropolitan Golf Club, the 30-year-old South Australian carded a…