Golf

Golf-Bubba and Tiger recovering from highs and lows

July 1 - Bubba Watson and Tiger Woods are both trying to recover this week at the Greenbrier Classic, one from the highs of victory and the other from another major disappointment.

Golf-Goosen wins playoff and ticket to St. Andrews

June 30 - Two-time U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen birdied the first playoff hole of a qualifying tournament at Woburn Golf Club on Tuesday to secure a spot at next month's British Open.

Golf -Lee ends Webb's reign as top Australian woman

SYDNEY, June 30 - Australia had a new number one women's golfer for the first time in around two decades on Tuesday after Minjee Lee leapfrogged Karrie Webb in the latest world rankings to end the seven-times major champion's long reign at the top.

Golf-Grace, Smith and Lowry accept PGA Tour membership

June 29 - South African Branden Grace, Cameron Smith of Australia and Ireland's Shane Lowry have accepted special temporary membership for the remainder of the 2014-15 PGA Tour season, the tour said on Monday.

Golf-World Rankings

June 29 (Infostrada Sports) - The World Rankings 1. (1) Rory McIlroy (Britain) 12.87 2. (2) Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 10.96 3. (5) Bubba Watson (U.S.) 7.39 4. (3) Dustin Johnson (U.S.) 6.87 5. (6) Jim Furyk (U.S.) 6.65 6. (7) Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 6.65 7. (4) Justin Rose (Britain) 6.57 8. (8) Jason Day (Australia) 5.79 9. (10) Rickie Fowler (U.S.) 5.74 10. (9) Sergio Ga

Golf-Choi eyes more glory after Arkansas late show

June 29 - Most of the clubs in Choi Na-yeon's bag weren't doing what they were supposed to in the final round of the Arkansas Championship on Sunday, the overnight leader struggling for accuracy from tee to green and wielding a putter as cold as ice.

RPT-UPDATE 1-Golf-Watson wins playoff to take second Travelers title

June 28 - Bubba Watson won his second Travelers Championship the same way as the first, at the second extra hole.

Golf-South Korean Choi wins in Arkansas with late charge

June 28 - South Korea's Choi Na-yeon used her trusty 8 iron to great effect over the closing holes of the Arkansas Championship on Sunday, finishing eagle-birdie-par to claim her second win on the LPGA Tour this season.

Golf-FedEx Cup rankings

June 29 (Infostrada Sports) - FedEx Cup rankings 1. (1) Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 3128 2. (2) Jimmy Walker (U.S.) 1915 3. (12) Bubba Watson (U.S.) 1688 4. (3) Dustin Johnson (U.S.) 1589 5. (4) Rory McIlroy (Britain) 1510 6. (8) Brandt Snedeker (U.S.) 1410 7. (5) Patrick Reed (U.S.) 1409 8. (6) Charley Hoffman (U.S.) 1390 9. (7) J.B. Holmes (U.S.) 1358 10. (9) Hideki Matsuyama (Japan) 1257 11. (10) Justin Rose

UPDATE 1-Golf-Watson wins playoff to take second Travelers title

(Adds details, quotes) Bubba Watson won his second Travelers Championship the same way as the first, at the second extra hole.

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