Tiger Woods endured one of the worst days of his distinguished career as he shot a 79 at the Farmers Insurance Open on Saturday to miss the third-round cut.
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Friday 15 July 2011
A stranger to the game of golf would have been hard-pushed to recognise Luke Donald as the world no 1 yesterday, partly because there was very little accompanying razzmatazz – spectators were manifestly more interested in the group just ahead, which included a young Ulsterman called McIlroy – but partly also because Donald's short game, usually as reliable as a metronome, clicked only sporadically.
Monday 27 June 2011
Swede Fredrik Jacobson is up from 110th to 61st in the world after his win in America, while Spaniard Pablo Larrazabal climbs 86 spots to 94th after beating Sergio Garcia in a play-off at the BMW International Open in Germany.
Monday 27 June 2011
Rory McIlroy has something else to celebrate – a climb to a career-high world ranking of third. Northern Ireland's new US Open champion overtook Martin Kaymer when the German failed to finish in the top eight at the BMW International Open in Munich yesterday.
Friday 24 June 2011
Henrik Stenson bogeyed his last two holes but still led the BMW International Open at the midway point in the second round in Munich today.
Saturday 21 May 2011
Former World No 1 Vijay Singh will compete at Sunningdale next month in a bid to qualify for the Open at Royal St George's.
Saturday 23 April 2011
As Lee Westwood set off to complete his second round of the Indonesian Masters this morning the world No 1 crown was in tantalising focus. He was tied for the lead yesterday when lightning provided what British golf will hope was only a pause in his charge.
Saturday 26 March 2011
Spencer Levin of the United States maintained his position at the top of the leaderboard in the second round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational yesterday while Tiger Woods moved into contention.
Sunday 13 February 2011
We've been here before haven't we? Sergio Garcia blowing a lead while Tiger Woods comes back from the golfing dead to set up a charge at yet another title.
Saturday 12 February 2011
It takes a lot to overshadow Tiger Woods when he is reprising an act once so familiar in sport and slicing through the field with a sizzling 66. But Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia threatened to do just that as the Desert Classic reached halfway here yesterday.
Saturday 29 January 2011
Eight players are separated by a single shot at the halfway stage of the Volvo Golf Champions in Bahrain – with Miguel Angel Jimenez among them despite breaking his putter in two pieces.
Friday 28 January 2011
Ian Poulter risked reigniting his feud with Colin Montgomerie yesterday when launching a savage critique of the Bahrain course designed by his former Ryder Cup captain. "Simply the worst greens I have ever seen," said the Englishman. "They are embarrassing."
Sunday 14 November 2010
Friday 01 October 2010
Although miguel Angel Jimenez is not involved in this morning's fourballs the Spaniard is still feeling the tension here at Celtic Manor.
Thursday 30 September 2010
Friday 13 August 2010
When the fog eventually lifted to allow the 92nd USPGA Championship to tee off here yesterday a familiar figure emerged to make a familiar march to the top of the leaderboard – before what has recently become a familiar slip took him straight back down again. Nevertheless, compared to last week's horror show, Tiger Woods' 71 was the stuff of Hollywood dreams.
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