Archive | April, 2011

Hard work pays off for Jones in New Orleans

Hard work pays off for Jones in New Orleans

AUSTRALIA’S Matt Jones chipped in from 57 feet for a birdie on his final hole to share the lead with Bubba Watson after the first round of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans today. “I pitched it perfectly,” Jones said. “It grabbed a little and just trickled in nicely.” Jones finished with a 6-under 66 […]

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More changes to Australian Handicap System

More changes to Australian Handicap System

GOLF AUSTRALIA has today foreshadowed impending changes to the new Australian Handicap System. This will include an adjustment to the best 10 of 20 rounds calculation method which will be implemented in the next few months. In a memo to clubs GA says it will be making an announcement on the implementation of the changes […]

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Westwood back as World No.1: Weekend roundup

Westwood back as World No.1: Weekend roundup

THE Poms battled amongst themselves for the top spot in world golf this Easter weekend with Lee Westwood eventually taking the honour courtesy of a three stroke win at the 2011 Indonesian Masters in Jakarta. Fellow countryman Luke Donald needed to win The Heritage US PGA Tour event in South Carolina to take the No.1 […]

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Stolz confident ahead of 2011 China Open

Stolz confident ahead of 2011 China Open

AUSTRALIA’S Andre Stolz is gunning for another OneAsia win after taking home the Indonesia PGA Championship title on the Tour’s season-opening event last month. Stolz continues his comeback this year after having battled a career-threatening wrist injury from 2005, and is looking forward to playing against the region’s leading players from OneAsia as well as […]

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Senior 9th in Florida

Senior 9th in Florida

PETER SENIOR has continued his good form on the US Champions Tour to finish in the top ten at the 2011 Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am at the TPC Tampa Bay, Florida. After opening rounds of 69 and 68 Senior started the third round in sixth position but like many in the field found the going tougher […]

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Peter Fowler wins 2011 SA Senior PGA Championship

Peter Fowler wins 2011 SA Senior PGA Championship

PETER Fowler has fired a final round 66 to take out the 2011 Bendigo Bank SA Senior PGA Championship by five strokes at Adelaide Shores. Fowler shared the overnight lead with local hope Gary Merrick after a first round 67 and finished the tournament at 11-under. That was five in front of runners-up Michael Harwood […]

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Champions Tour heads to Florida

Champions Tour heads to Florida

THE US Champions Tour heads to TPC Tampa Bay in Lutz, Florida this weekend for the very non-vegetarian-friendly sounding Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am. Australia’s Peter Senior will be one of those vying for the spoils with a total prize purse of US$1.7 million, with US$255,000 and 255 Charles Schwab Cup points going to the winner. The […]

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Scott just one behind in Texas

Scott just one behind in Texas

DEFENDING champion Adam Scott is just one stroke off the leaders after the first round of the 2011 Valero Texas Open. Coming off his runner-up finish at the Masters Scott shot a four-under 68 behind joint leaders J.J. Henry and former British Open Champion Stewart Cink. Scott was tied for third along with Charley Hoffman, […]

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Scott to defend Texas Open title

Scott to defend Texas Open title

FRESH from his US Masters performance Adam Scott has moved to San Antonio for this week’s 2011 Valero Texas Open, where he is defending champion. Scott should be chock full of confidence following his T2 with Jason Day at Augusta and his new-found expertise with the long putter. Added to that Scott has won four […]

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South Africa to host new World Golf Championship event with golf’s biggest ever purse

South Africa to host new World Golf Championship event with golf’s biggest ever purse

NOT content with claiming the 2011 US Masters, South Africa has announced it will host one of the biggest tournaments in world golf next year with the biggest prize purse in professional golf. The $10 million event will be a fifth World Golf Championship tournament which will feature the world’s top 70 ranked players. South […]

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