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Last Updated on Monday, 28 November 2016 05:58 Monday, 28 November 2016 05:39
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Henrik Stenson won the Race to Dubai title for the second time in four years, and Matthew Fitzpatrick claimed the biggest victory of his short career at the World Tour Championship.
Fourth-ranked Stenson shot 7-under 65 in the final round on the Earth Course at Jumeirah Golf Estates to stay ahead of his rivals in the year-long race. The Swede earned a bonus of $1.25 million as the European Tour’s top player.
The 40-year-old Stenson, who also won the Race to Dubai in 2013, ended Sunday on 12-under 276 in a four-way tie for ninth, which included Rory McIlroy (65).
Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 November 2016 04:01 Tuesday, 15 November 2016 20:49
PHOENIX, Arizona — The Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour (MJT) was pleased to have a couple of young Canadian stars in Max Domi from the NHL's Arizona Coyotes and MJT alumnus Adam Cornelson from the Web.com Tour, on hand to present awards at the MJT Boston Pizza National Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf, highlighting the end of a very successful final tournament on Canada's number-one played junior golf tour this past weekend in Phoenix, AZ.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 November 2016 20:48 Tuesday, 15 November 2016 20:39
SYDNEY, Australia (AP) — Jordan Spieth feels fresh and healthy after a six-week break, and is ready to add another Australian Open crown to his collection of titles.
The No. 5 won the Australian Open by six shots in 2014, becoming the first American in 20 years to win the tournament, and finished tied for second with Adam Scott last year.
Spieth hasn’t played a competitive round since helping the United States regain the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club on the first weekend of October.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 November 2016 20:24 Tuesday, 15 November 2016 19:19
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rory McIlroy is resigned to losing his Race to Dubai crown, but his motivation is to successfully defend his DP World Tour Championship title and move one step closer to regaining the world No. 1 ranking.
McIlroy could have replaced Jason Day atop the rankings by winning the European Tour’s season-ending tournament, but Russell Knox’s decision to withdraw last week reduced the strength of the field and lowered the number of points available.
If Knox, ranked No. 18, had remained in the field, the winner of the tournament would have gained 54 points - enough for McIlroy to surpass Day. Instead, the winner will earn just 52 points, leaving McIlroy short even with a victory.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 November 2016 04:22 Tuesday, 15 November 2016 19:00
The Final Stage of LPGA Qualifying Tournament, November 30-December 4, will be loaded with 2016 Symetra Tour members bidding for a final chance to play the LPGA Tour in 2017. There were 15 players between 11 and 30 on the final Volvik Race for the Card money list that were exempt right to Final Stage:
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