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  • Ben Martin tees off on the 15th during the first round of the Zurich Classic at TPC Louisiana on April 24, 2014
    Martin opens Zurich Classic with a sizzling 62 AFP News - 6 hours ago

    Ben Martin fired a course-record 10-under 62 to seize a two-shot lead in the opening round of the PGA Tour's Zurich Classic. More »Martin opens Zurich Classic with a sizzling 62

    Ben Martin tees off on the 15th during the first round of the Zurich Classic at TPC Louisiana on April 24, 2014

    Ben Martin fired a course-record 10-under 62 to seize a two-shot lead in the opening round of the PGA Tour's Zurich Classic.

  • RBC Heritage working to keep backing Associated Press - 15 hours ago

    RBC Heritage tournament director Steve Wilmot doesn't want to return to the dark, sponsor-less days of just a few years ago when his longtime PGA Tour stop didn't know … More »RBC Heritage working to keep backing

    RBC Heritage tournament director Steve Wilmot doesn't want to return to the dark, sponsor-less days of just a few years ago when his longtime PGA Tour stop didn't know if it would make it through to the ...

  • Victor Dubuisson of France tees off during the second round of the 78th Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 11, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia
    Shaky start for Dubuisson in Indonesian Masters AFP News - 15 hours ago

    Rising French star Victor Dubuisson got off to a shaky start at the Indonesian Masters Thursday with a two-over-par 74 first round, while Malaysia's Nicholas Fung and … More »Shaky start for Dubuisson in Indonesian Masters

    Victor Dubuisson of France tees off during the second round of the 78th Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 11, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia

    Rising French star Victor Dubuisson got off to a shaky start at the Indonesian Masters Thursday with a two-over-par 74 first round, while Malaysia's Nicholas Fung and American Anthony Kang shared the lead. Expectations are high that Dubuisson, the highest ranked player in the tournament at number 23 in the world, will …

  • Teen Chinese golfer getting used to attention Associated Press - 20 hours ago

    SHENZHEN, China (AP) — One year after his stunning debut at the Masters, Chinese 15-year-old golfer Guan Tianlang is growing accustomed to being in the spotlight. More »Teen Chinese golfer getting used to attention

    SHENZHEN, China (AP) — One year after his stunning debut at the Masters, Chinese 15-year-old golfer Guan Tianlang is growing accustomed to being in the spotlight.

  • Ernie Els of South Africa plays a shot on the fifth hole during the second round of the 78th Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 11, 2014
    Els seeks spark in 'Big Easy' PGA event AFP News - Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    Four-time major champion Ernie Els, whose only top-10 placing this year came when he reached the WGC Match Play semi-finals, hopes to get his season going at this week's … More »Els seeks spark in 'Big Easy' PGA event

    Ernie Els of South Africa plays a shot on the fifth hole during the second round of the 78th Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 11, 2014

    Four-time major champion Ernie Els, whose only top-10 placing this year came when he reached the WGC Match Play semi-finals, hopes to get his season going at this week's PGA Zurich Classic. "I've been 19-under in 2012 when I lost in a playoff to Jason Dufner and 12-under in 2013. Although this is my fifth straight week …

  • Suzann Pettersen of Norway hits a shot at Mission Hills Hainan in Haikou, on the southern Chinese island of Hainan, on March 8, 2014
    Pettersen back to LPGA in pursuit of No. 1 Park AFP News - Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    World number two Suzann Pettersen, back after missing three events with a back injury, resumes her chase of top-ranked Park In-Bee when the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic … More »Pettersen back to LPGA in pursuit of No. 1 Park

    Suzann Pettersen of Norway hits a shot at Mission Hills Hainan in Haikou, on the southern Chinese island of Hainan, on March 8, 2014

    World number two Suzann Pettersen, back after missing three events with a back injury, resumes her chase of top-ranked Park In-Bee when the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic opens Thursday. South Korean star Park has ruled the rankings for the past 54 weeks but is being chased by Norway's Pettersen and American Stacy Lewis, …

  • Salvador adds wattage to ICTSI tilt MB - Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    Elmer Salvador decided to skip the Indonesian Masters in favor of the ICTSI Sherwood Hills Classic, toughening up the already formidable roster slugging it out in the … More »Salvador adds wattage to ICTSI tilt

    Elmer Salvador decided to skip the Indonesian Masters in favor of the ICTSI Sherwood Hills Classic, toughening up the already formidable roster slugging it out in the P3- million event beginning today at the Sherwood Hills Golf Club in Dasmariñas, Cavite. Fifth in the ICTSI Philippine Golf Tour Order of Merit ranking, Salvador …

  • Kei Nishikori of Japan returns a shot to Roger Federer during the Sony Open at the Crandon Park Tennis Center on March 26, 2014 in Key Biscayne, Florida
    Nishikori makes winning return in Barcelona AFP News - Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    Japan's Kei Nishikori won his first clay match of the season returning from a three week absence due to a groin injury with a 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 victory over Roberto Bautista … More »Nishikori makes winning return in Barcelona

    Kei Nishikori of Japan returns a shot to Roger Federer during the Sony Open at the Crandon Park Tennis Center on March 26, 2014 in Key Biscayne, Florida

    Japan's Kei Nishikori won his first clay match of the season returning from a three week absence due to a groin injury with a 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 victory over Roberto Bautista Agut to reach the third-round of the Barcelona Open on Tuesday. The 24-year-old fourth-seeded Nishikori, who hadn't played since pulling out of his Miami …

  • Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal gives a press conference during the Barcelona Open tennis tournament Conde de Godo in Barcelona on April 21, 2014
    Nadal makes no excuse for Monte Carlo loss AFP News - Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    World number one Rafael Nadal on Monday refused to blame his shock defeat in the Australian Open final in January to Stanislas Wawrinka as an excuse for his loss in Monaco … More »Nadal makes no excuse for Monte Carlo loss

    Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal gives a press conference during the Barcelona Open tennis tournament Conde de Godo in Barcelona on April 21, 2014

    World number one Rafael Nadal on Monday refused to blame his shock defeat in the Australian Open final in January to Stanislas Wawrinka as an excuse for his loss in Monaco last week. The 27-year-old Spaniard, the top seed for this week's Barcelona Open, lost in the quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters to compatriot …

  • Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts after losing a point against David Ferrer of Spain during their quarterfinals match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Friday, April 18, 2014. Ferrer won 7-6 6-4. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
    Nadal looks to put Monte Carlo behind him Associated Press - Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Top-ranked Rafael Nadal gets an immediate chance to shake off his surprisingly early exit at the Monte Carlo Masters by going for his ninth Barcelona … More »Nadal looks to put Monte Carlo behind him

    Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts after losing a point against David Ferrer of Spain during their quarterfinals match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Friday, April 18, 2014. Ferrer won 7-6 6-4. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Top-ranked Rafael Nadal gets an immediate chance to shake off his surprisingly early exit at the Monte Carlo Masters by going for his ninth Barcelona Open title this week.

  • Rafael Nadal of Spain hits a forehand return to his compatriot David Ferrer during their Monte-Carlo ATP Masters Series Tournament match, in Monaco, on April 18, 2014
    Struggling Nadal seeks homeground solution AFP News - Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    World number one Rafael Nadal targets a ninth Barcelona Open title this week desperate to prove his shock Monte Carlo Masters quarter-final exit is not a sign of decline. … More »Struggling Nadal seeks homeground solution

    Rafael Nadal of Spain hits a forehand return to his compatriot David Ferrer during their Monte-Carlo ATP Masters Series Tournament match, in Monaco, on April 18, 2014

    World number one Rafael Nadal targets a ninth Barcelona Open title this week desperate to prove his shock Monte Carlo Masters quarter-final exit is not a sign of decline. The 13-time Grand Slam champion failed to reach the final of the Monte Carlo Masters for the first time since he was 16 as he was defeated in straight …

  • Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland hits a return to his compatriot Roger Federer during their Monte Carlo ATP Masters Series Tournament final, in Monaco, on April 20, 2014
    Wawrinka plays down French Open hopes AFP News - Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    Stanislas Wawrinka played down his French Open hopes despite his Monte Carlo Masters title success against Roger Federer, claiming that the sport's big names remain in … More »Wawrinka plays down French Open hopes

    Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland hits a return to his compatriot Roger Federer during their Monte Carlo ATP Masters Series Tournament final, in Monaco, on April 20, 2014

    Stanislas Wawrinka played down his French Open hopes despite his Monte Carlo Masters title success against Roger Federer, claiming that the sport's big names remain in a class of their own. His convincing 4-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 fightback at the Monte Carlo Country Club sealed the first all-Swiss final on the ATP in 14 years …

  • Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland holds his trophy after defeating Roger Federer of Switzerland in their final match at the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament, in Monaco, Sunday, April, 20, 2014. Wawrinka won 4-6, 7-6, 6-2. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
    Wawrinka beats Federer to win Monte Carlo Masters Associated Press - Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    MONACO (AP) — Stanislas Wawrinka showed that his first Grand Slam title wasn't a fluke, upstaging his more illustrious countryman to add a maiden Masters trophy in … More »Wawrinka beats Federer to win Monte Carlo Masters

    Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland holds his trophy after defeating Roger Federer of Switzerland in their final match at the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament, in Monaco, Sunday, April, 20, 2014. Wawrinka won 4-6, 7-6, 6-2. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

    MONACO (AP) — Stanislas Wawrinka showed that his first Grand Slam title wasn't a fluke, upstaging his more illustrious countryman to add a maiden Masters trophy in Monte Carlo on Sunday.

  • Roger too much for Novak MB - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Monaco — Roger Federer will try to win the Monte Carlo Masters for the first time and Stanislas Wawrinka his first Masters title anywhere when they meet in an all-Swiss … More »Roger too much for Novak

    Monaco — Roger Federer will try to win the Monte Carlo Masters for the first time and Stanislas Wawrinka his first Masters title anywhere when they meet in an all-Swiss final on Sunday. Federer ousted defending champion Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-2 on Saturday, after Wawrinka had beaten sixth-seeded David Ferrer of Spain 6-1, …

  • Wie ends 4-year title drought MB - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Kapolei, United States — American Michelle Wie won her first LPGA title since 2010 on Saturday, firing five-under par 67 for a two-shot victory in the Lotte Championship. … More »Wie ends 4-year title drought

    Kapolei, United States — American Michelle Wie won her first LPGA title since 2010 on Saturday, firing five-under par 67 for a two-shot victory in the Lotte Championship. Wie had six birdies, and not even a bogey at the final hole at her home course, Ko Olina, could dim her joy at her third career LPGA crown. “It feels …

  • Japanese amateur golfer Minami Katsu, 15, holds the Vantelin Ladies Open cup in Kumamoto, western Japan, on April 20, 2014
    Katsu becomes youngest Japan LPGA winner at 15 AFP News - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Schoolgirl Minami Katsu became the youngest winner on Japan's women's golf tour Sunday at the age of 15 years and 293 days. Going out one stroke off the pace, the amateur … More »Katsu becomes youngest Japan LPGA winner at 15

    Japanese amateur golfer Minami Katsu, 15, holds the Vantelin Ladies Open cup in Kumamoto, western Japan, on April 20, 2014

    Schoolgirl Minami Katsu became the youngest winner on Japan's women's golf tour Sunday at the age of 15 years and 293 days. Going out one stroke off the pace, the amateur player rolled in five birdies against one bogey for a round of 68 to win the Japan LPGA Vantelin Ladies Open with a total of 11-under-par 205 in the …

  • Minami Katsu hits out of a bunker on the 18th hole during the Vantelin Ladies Open golf tournament at Kumamoto Airport Country Club in Kumamoto, southwestern Japan, Sunday, April 20, 2014. Katsu, a 15-year-old Japanese high school student, won the tournament to become the youngest winner in the history of the Japan LPGA tour. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, CREDIT MANDATORY
    Youngest winner on Japan women's tour at age 15 Associated Press - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    TOKYO (AP) — Japanese 15-year-old Minami Katsu became the youngest winner in the history of the Japan LPGA tour by shooting a 4-under 68 on Sunday to take out the Vantelin … More »Youngest winner on Japan women's tour at age 15

    Minami Katsu hits out of a bunker on the 18th hole during the Vantelin Ladies Open golf tournament at Kumamoto Airport Country Club in Kumamoto, southwestern Japan, Sunday, April 20, 2014. Katsu, a 15-year-old Japanese high school student, won the tournament to become the youngest winner in the history of the Japan LPGA tour. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, CREDIT MANDATORY

    TOKYO (AP) — Japanese 15-year-old Minami Katsu became the youngest winner in the history of the Japan LPGA tour by shooting a 4-under 68 on Sunday to take out the Vantelin Ladies Open.

  • Michelle Wie is congratulated by fellow golfers on the 18th green after winning the LPGA LOTTE Championship Presented by J Golf on April 19, 2014 in Kapolei, Hawaii
    Wie's win snaps LPGA title drought AFP News - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    American Michelle Wie won her first LPGA title since 2010, firing five-under par 67 for a two-shot victory in the Lotte Championship. Wie had six birdies, and not even … More »Wie's win snaps LPGA title drought

    Michelle Wie is congratulated by fellow golfers on the 18th green after winning the LPGA LOTTE Championship Presented by J Golf on April 19, 2014 in Kapolei, Hawaii

    American Michelle Wie won her first LPGA title since 2010, firing five-under par 67 for a two-shot victory in the Lotte Championship. Wie had six birdies, and not even a three-putt bogey at the final hole at her home course, Ko Olina, could dim her joy at her third career LPGA crown. Wie's other two LPGA titles also came …

  • Michelle Wie reacts to winning the 2014 LPGA LOTTE Championship golf tournament on the 18th green at Ko Olina Golf Club, Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Kapolei, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)
    Wie shoots 67, wins LPGA LOTTE Championship Associated Press - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Michelle Wie rallied from four strokes back entering the day to shoot a 5-under 67 on Saturday and win the LPGA LOTTE Championship. More »Wie shoots 67, wins LPGA LOTTE Championship

    Michelle Wie reacts to winning the 2014 LPGA LOTTE Championship golf tournament on the 18th green at Ko Olina Golf Club, Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Kapolei, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)

    KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Michelle Wie rallied from four strokes back entering the day to shoot a 5-under 67 on Saturday and win the LPGA LOTTE Championship.

  • Luke Donald of England acknowledges the gallery as Scott Langley looks on, on the 17th green during the third round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links on April 19, 2014 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
    England's Donald takes two-stroke Heritage lead AFP News - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    England's Luke Donald fired a five-under par 66 to take a two-shot lead after three rounds of the US PGA Tour's Heritage. Donald went into the round with a share of … More »England's Donald takes two-stroke Heritage lead

    Luke Donald of England acknowledges the gallery as Scott Langley looks on, on the 17th green during the third round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links on April 19, 2014 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

    England's Luke Donald fired a five-under par 66 to take a two-shot lead after three rounds of the US PGA Tour's Heritage. Donald went into the round with a share of fourth place behind the leading trio of K.J. Choi, Jim Furyk and Ben Martin, who topped the leaderboard after the storm-disrupted second round was completed …