Asia Golf

Lydia Ko wins LPGA Taiwan to regain No. 1 spot in world

Lydia Ko ran away with the LPGA Taiwan Championship on Sunday to regain the No. 1 spot in the world ranking. The 18-year-old New Zealander holed a 30-yard pitch for eagle on the par-5 12th and finished with a 7-under 65 in sunny, breezy conditions at Miramar for a nine-stroke
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Jason Day takes over as world’s top ranked golfer

Jason Day has replaced Jordan Spieth as world number one in the latest golf rankings released on Monday. The Australian, who won his first major title at the PGA Championship in August, takes the top spot for the second time in his career. He previously moved ahead of Spieth on
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Presidents Cup

The best Presidents Cup in 10 years revealed exactly what the Americans need to do if they want to win the Ryder Cup.  Lobby for an increase in points. The International team long believed that playing more matches gave the Americans an advantage because of their depth, and the
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Lydia Ko falls short of win in LPGA opener, but takes No. 1 in the world

  Lydia Ko didn’t win the inaugural Coates Golf Championship on Saturday, but she still made a golf first. Ko finished joint runner-up to Na Yeon Choi in the LPGA opener in Ocala, Fla., but the finish was good enough to assure Ko the top spot in the new Rolex Rankings.
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Michelle Wie using all-yellow Nike driver and ball

According to Nike Golf, defending U.S. Women’s Open champion Michelle Wie used an all-yellow Nike Vapor Speed driver this week at the LPGA’s Coates Golf Championship in Ocala, Fla. Nike calls the color Volt, and, according to the company, Wie also will be playing a Nike RZN Black
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Rory McIlroy hits first hole-in-one and is two adrift in Abu Dhabi

World number one Rory McIlroy recorded his first professional hole-in-one and is only two shots off the lead after day two of the Abu Dhabi Championship. The 25-year-old’s towering nine-iron at the 177-yard 15th pitched a foot from the flag before trickling in, and he
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Spieth wins by record 10 shots at Isleworth

Jordan Spieth had been down this road before. Three years ago at Isleworth, he was making the turn in the final round when he looked over at the scoreboard on the 18th fairway that showed he had a big lead. So it was eerie when he caught himself doing the same thing Sunday during
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Cheyenne Woods earns LPGA Tour card at Q-School

Cheyenne Woods will be on the LPGA Tour in 2015. With a fifth-and-final-round 70 in the final stage of LPGA Q-School, Woods secured her status on the circuit for next year. Woods, who is the niece of Tiger Woods, overcame a second-round 79 that could have doomed her chances by
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Spieth wins Australian Open in 1st trip Down Under

Jordan Spieth played the best round of an already impressive career with an 8-under 63 on Sunday to win the Australian Open by six strokes, making his first trip Down Under a successful one. Spieth’s 72-hole total of 13-under 271 on the tough, windy Australian Golf Club
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Bubba Watson frantic finish in Shanghai

Bubba Watson defeated Tim Clark on the first hole of a play-off to win the WGC-HSBC Champions on Sunday after an extraordinary finish to the £5.4million event in Shanghai. Watson was two shots clear with three holes to play, only to bogey the 16th and run up a double bogey on the
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