Monday, August 8, 2022

Golf

Tiger Woods awake following surgery

UPDATES HEADLINE, ADDS TIGER TWITTER STATEMENT, ADDS INJURY REPORTS by Andrew MARSZAL Tiger Woods suffered serious injuries to both legs as his car flew off the road and flipped several times Tuesday near Los Angeles in a crash he was "very...

Rory McIlroy wants Ryder Cup postponed

Northern Ireland golfer, Rory McIlroy has called for the postponement of the Ryder Cup until 2021 rather than play it this year without fans.The Ryder Cup is men's golf's premiere competition between teams from Europe and the United States...

Young South Africans shine as US tour opens

The third Major of the year starts today (Thursday, June 17) at Torrey Pines in California, with an incredible nine South Africans flying the flag for Africa. Three are likely to attract significant attention. Louis Oosthuizen, a perennial Major contender,...

Golf great, Sanders dies

American golfer, Doug Sanders has died. Sanders who was three feet away from beating Jack Nicklaus and winning the 1970 Open at the home of golf, died of natural causes. He passed on at the age of 86. Sanders came extremely close...

US Women’s Golf Open postponed until December

The US Women’s Open has been postponed and moved from June 4-7 to December 10-13 due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, said the United States Golf Association (USGA) on Friday. The tournament had been scheduled to be held on the...

Tiger Woods in surgery after roll-over car crash

by Andrew MARSZAL Tiger Woods suffered serious injuries to both legs as his car flew off the road and flipped several times Tuesday near Los Angeles in a crash he was "very fortunate" to survive, law enforcement officials who found the US...

Recovering Woods ‘touched’ by show of support from fellow golfers

Tiger Woods, recovering in hospital after surgery for serious leg injuries received in a solo car smash, tweeted thanks Sunday (February 28) for a show of support from fellow pro golfers. "It is hard to explain how touching today was...

First Saudi ladies golf title draws ‘sportswashing’ charges

Denmark's Emily Pedersen won the first ever women's golf tournament in Saudi Arabia in a tense playoff, but the event designed to soften the kingdom's austere image has drawn charges of being a "sportswashing" exercise. With a birdie on the...