Golf


Eagle puts Blixt out front in Texas as Na shoots 62

(Reuters) - Jonas Blixt soared into the lead with an eye-catching eagle at the 17th hole and held on for a one-stroke advantage over Kevin Na and Tony Finau after the second round of the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas on Friday.

Recovering Wie withdraws from next week's U.S. Women's Open

(Reuters) - Former U.S. Women's Open champion Michelle Wie has pulled out of next week's major tournament because of continuing wrist problems, she said on Friday.

Nothing amateurish about teen golfer Mirabel’s attitude

PETALING JAYA: Malaysian teenager Mirabel Ting bagged another junior golf title but the precocious golfer has both feet firmly on the ground.

Good job: Mirabel Ting holding her trophy with the help of her elder brother Malcolm, who finished a creditable 10th in the boys’ 15-18 age group.

She’s Oon cloud nine – and for good reason

PETALING JAYA: It will be a season that will be vividly remembered for young Malaysian golfer Natasha Andrea Oon in the United States.

Local favourite Spieth one back of leader Finau at Colonial

(Reuters) - Local favourite Jordan Spieth, who showed a return to form at last week's PGA Championship, birdied his final hole to sit one shot back of first-round leader Tony Finau at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas on Thursday.

Tiger commits to play in next week's Memorial Tournament

(Reuters) - Tiger Woods, who missed the cut at last week's PGA Championship after an extended break, on Thursday committed to playing in next week's Memorial Tournament in Ohio ahead of the June 13-16 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach.

Superlatives flow for Koepka but challenges lie ahead

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (Reuters) - Brooks Koepka received lots of plaudits for his PGA Championship victory on Sunday and the American will no longer be able to slip into major championships almost unnoticed as he has become the man to beat for the foreseeable future at least.

Chippy Koepka getting harder to ignore after fourth major win

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (Reuters) - Brooks Koepka has gone from being an afterthought to the most dominant player in golf over the last two years, the quiet assassin who speaks softly but carries a big stick.

Koepka survives to win PGA after crowd sense a collapse

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (Reuters) - A coronation almost turned into a calamity but Brooks Koepka survived to win the PGA Championship for a second consecutive year on Sunday and establish himself as golf's new top dog.

Spieth 'in a good place' after contending at PGA Championship

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (Reuters) - Jordan Spieth failed to complete the career grand slam at the PGA Championship on Sunday but the American did show his recent struggles on the course may be a thing of the past.