LONDON, Dec 8 Golf's governing bodies have introduced a new local rule to eliminate the penalty when a ball is accidentally moved on the green, the scenario that overshadowed Dustin Johnson's maiden major victory at this year's U.S. Open.
Dec 8 (Gracenote) - Scores from the European Tour Hong Kong Open at the par-70 course on Thursday in Hong Kong -6 Rafael Cabrera-Bello (Spain) 64 -5 Sebastien Gros (France) 65 -4 Jbe Kruger (South Africa) 66 Peter Uihlein (U.S.) 66 Benjamin Hebert (France) 66 Sam Brazel (Australia) 66 Paul Peterson (U.S.) 66 Tommy Fleetwood (Britain) 66 Ignacio Elvira (Spain)
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Dec 7 Women's world number five Lexi Thompson will be following in the footsteps of golfing great Annika Sorenstam when she competes with the men, off the men's tees, at this week's Franklin Templeton Shootout in Naples, Florida.
Dec 8 World number one Lydia Ko has split from her coach David Leadbetter after three years working together.
Dec 7 With the opening PGA Tour event of 2017 just a month away, golf fans and players are bracing for the next chapter from Tiger Woods as the former world number one prepares for his first start on the U.S. circuit since August 2015.
Dec 7 The first round of the Dubai Ladies Masters golf tournament was suspended on Wednesday 7after the death of a caddie on the course, the Ladies European Tour said in a statement.
LONDON, Dec 7 Former world number one Tiger Woods must prove he has overcome the "chipping yips" in order to fully challenge golf's elite again, according to double major champion Tony Jacklin.
LONDON, Dec 6 Tony Jacklin has welcomed Thomas Bjorn's appointment as 2018 European Ryder Cup captain but the former skipper is concerned about the Paris venue and the qualification criteria for the 12-man team.
DUBLIN, Dec 6 A golf course owned by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has agreed to scale back a wall designed to protect its greens from coastal erosion after opposition from local residents, the local council said on Tuesday.
When Dhoni finally hangs up his boots for good in all forms of cricket, he'll be best remembered as a handsome and charismatic leader who inspired India to scale cricket's greatest heights.