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Home of Golf’s Masters Admits First Female Members

Posted August 20th, 2012 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The prestigious U.S. golf club that is the home of the Masters Tournament has admitted the first female members in its 80-year history. Augusta National Golf Club announced Monday that it has invited former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and South Carolina business executive Darla Moore to join when the club opens for a new […]

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Simpson Wins US Open Golf Championship

Posted June 17th, 2012 at 11:25 pm (UTC-5)
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American Webb Simpson has won the U.S. Open golf tournament, shooting a 68 in the final round to claim his first major championship. Simpson watched from the clubhouse after his 2-under-par round Sunday at the Olympic Club in San Francisco as a pair of golfers tried to match his score. American Jim Furyk and Graeme […]

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Watson Wins Masters in Playoff

Posted April 8th, 2012 at 11:40 pm (UTC-5)
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American golfer Bubba Watson has won the Masters, using an extraordinary shot on the second playoff hole Sunday to capture the first major tournament of the year and the first major of his career. The 33-year-old played a steady final round until the 13th hole, when he rolled off four consecutive birdies to claim a […]

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Tiger Woods Ends Losing Streak

Posted December 4th, 2011 at 7:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Golfer Tiger Woods has ended a two-year losing streak by winning the Chevron World Challenge by one shot. A stroke behind fellow American Zach Johnson before Sunday’s play, Woods fired birdie putts on the final two holes to secure the victory at the Sherwood Country Club course in Thousand Oaks, California. He finished at three-under-par […]

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Local Fans Cheer Taiwan Golfer After Historic Win

Posted August 2nd, 2011 at 6:50 am (UTC-5)
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Taiwan golf star Yani Tseng has received a hero’s welcome home after winning the Women’s British Open for the second consecutive year. The 22-year-old Tseng was greeted by relatives and hundreds of excited fans when she arrived at Taiwan’s Taoyuan International Airport Tuesday. She received a large bouquet of roses and a hug from her […]

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Northern Ireland’s Clarke Wins British Open

Posted July 17th, 2011 at 1:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Darren Clarke of Northern Ireland has won golf’s British Open, defeating his nearest rivals by three strokes. Clarke battled misty and windy conditions Sunday to capture the first major championship of his career at the age of 42. Clarke shot an even-par 70 to finish the tournament with a total of 275, five-under-par. Americans Dustin […]

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McIlroy Coasts to Record-breaking Victory at US Open

Posted June 19th, 2011 at 8:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The golfing world has a new sensation, and he is a 22-year-old from Northern Ireland. Rory McIlroy coasted to victory with a record-breaking score at the U.S. Open tournament outside Washington Sunday. McIlroy won his first major golf title in stunning fashion, breaking tournament records at 16-under par, 268. He shattered the previous tournament record […]

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Obama Golfs With Fierce Political Foe

Posted June 18th, 2011 at 5:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama spent several hours on Saturday with one of his fiercest critics, Republican Congressman John Boehner, in a more relaxed atmosphere than the two are used to — the manicured grounds of a golf course. The political rivals played together in an 18-hole match Saturday on a course at Andrews Air Force […]

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US President, House Speaker Tee Off

Posted June 18th, 2011 at 11:40 am (UTC-5)
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One of the most anticipated sporting events in Washington got underway Saturday, though few people may ever learn the final score. U.S. President Barack Obama teed off against one of his fiercest critics, Republican Congressman John Boehner . The 18-hole match at a golf course at Andrews Air Force Base, just outside the U.S. capital, […]

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Obama to Host Political Rival for Round of Golf

Posted June 17th, 2011 at 8:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama plans to host one of his fiercest political rivals, Republican Congressman John Boehner, for a round of golf on Saturday. The White House has not disclosed the course where Mr. Obama will compete against Boehner, the speaker of the House of Representatives. But White House spokesman Jay Carney said there will […]

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