Golf

Golf-Rookie sensation Ko faces 'tough' task to match 2014

Nov 24 - New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko knows full well that she will face a formidable challenge next year in trying to replicate, at the very least, her astonishingly successful rookie campaign on the LPGA Tour.

Golf-Els dreams of carrying South African flag at 2016 Olympics

Nov 24 - Ernie Els is dreaming of holding aloft the South African flag at the opening ceremony when golf returns to the Olympics in Brazil in 2016, he said at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.

Golf-World Rankings

Nov 24 (Infostrada Sports) - The World Rankings 1. (1) Rory McIlroy (Britain) 11.97 2. (4) Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 8.26 3. (2) Adam Scott (Australia) 8.18 4. (3) Bubba Watson (U.S.) 7.62 5. (6) Sergio Garcia (Spain) 7.03 6. (5) Jim Furyk (U.S.) 7.02 7. (7) Justin Rose (Britain) 6.99 8. (8) Jason Day (Australia) 6.14 9. (9) Rickie Fowler (U.S.) 5.70 10. (10) Matt Kucha

Golf-Race to Dubai rankings

Nov 24 (Infostrada Sports) - Race to Dubai rankings 1. (1) Rory McIlroy (Britain)  7149503 2. (2) Henrik Stenson (Sweden)  4981093 3. (8) Justin Rose (Britain)  3180388 4. (3) Jamie Donaldson (Britain)  3058166 5. (10) Victor Dubuisson (France)  2966524 6. (5) Sergio Garcia (Spain)  2861930 7. (4) Marcel Siem (Germany)  2739373 8. (6) Brooks Koepka (U.S.)  2631873 9. (7) Alexander Levy (France

Golf-Stenson beats heat fatigue and nerves to defend Dubai title

DUBAI, Nov 23 - 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.

Golf-McIlroy eyes green jacket after stellar 2014

DUBAI, Nov 23 - 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".

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) 66 71 72 66 276 Louis Oosthuizen (South Africa) 69 71 70 66 Tyrrell Hatton (Britain) 70 68 68 70 Robert Karlsson (Sweden)

Golf-Mamat marches to Manila Masters title

MANILA, Nov 23 - 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.

Golf-Scott says in good shape for McIlroy showdown in Sydney

MELBOURNE, Nov 23 - Adam Scott's bid for an unprecedented hat-trick of titles at his home Australian Masters fell agonisingly 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.

UPDATE 1-Golf-Scott denied by masterful bunker shot in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Nov 23 - Nick Cullen nervelessly struck a sublime bunker shot for a tap-in par putt on the last hole to win the Australian Masters by a stroke in Melbourne and frustrate Adam Scott's bid for a hat-trick of titles on Sunday.

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