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2012 World Golf Championships – HSBC Champions Preview: Leaderboard

SPONSORS of this week’s WGC - HSBC Champions event in China are less than impressed that world number one and two Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods have sidestepped the tournament. However, there's still a great field, including a 10 man Aussie contingent led by Adam Scott.

Aussie golfing trio promoted to US PGA Tour

GREAT to see Aussie golfers Cameron Percy, Scott Gardiner and Alistair Presnell earning their US PGA Tour cards for 2013 after finishing in the top 25 money earners on the Web.com tour. Gardiner will be the first indigenous Australian on the tour.

Frost wins in Texas, Champions Tour top 30 settled

SOUTH AFRICAN David Frost has won his third US Champions Tour title, beating Bernhard Langer with a birdie on the second playoff hole to...

Rory Sabbatini returns to Coolum 2012

RORY SABBATINI has been confirmed as the latest international golfer heading to Coolum to play the 2012 Australian PGA Championship.

Amateur Goss wins 2012 WA Open

EIGHTEEN YEAR OLD amateur Oliver Goss has won the 2012 John Hughes Geely / Nexus Risk Services WA Open Championship played at Royal Perth...

McIlroy Vs Woods in China

AFTER quite successful weekends in separate Asian based golf tournaments, Rory McIlroy will face off against Tiger Woods in a two man exhibition match in China today. The event will be televised on Fox Sports and there is a paid live internet stream.

Morgan defeats 7-time champ to take 2012 Australian Women’s Senior Amateur Championship

SYDNEY’S Jacqui Morgan has defeated seven-time champion Sylvia Donohoe to take the 2012 Australian Women’s Senior Amateur title at the Gungahlin Lakes Golf Club...

2012 Champions Tour AT&T Championship Preview: Leaderboard

The AT&T Championship in San Antonio, Texas, is the final full-field event of the US Champions Tour 2012 season.

Tom Watson Lessons of a Lifetime: Basic Bunker Shot

TOM WATSON probably couldn’t be more right in saying many amateur golfers are afraid of bunkers. The eight time Major wnner says they shouldn't be.

Rumford headlines the 2012 WA Open

THREE TIME EOROPEAN TOUR WINNER Brett Rumford will headline this week’s John Hughes Geely / Nexus Risk Services WA Open Championship at the Royal Perth Golf Club.

2012 BMW Masters Preview: Leaderboard

MOST of Europe’s victorious Ryder Cup squad will be reunited this week when they battle each other for the inaugural BMW Masters title in the US$7 million event at Lake Malaren Golf Club in Shanghai, China.

2012 CIMB Classic Preview: Leaderboard

FOCUS in the golf world turns to Asia this week where events sanctioned by the US PGA Tour and European Tour face off – at least symbolically (and on Australian TV schedules) – in Malaysia and China.