March

  • watney wins at doral

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 14 March 2011

    Nick Watney claimed the biggest win of his career after taking the WGC-Cadillac Championship by two shots on Sunday. The American carded a final round five-under 67 at Doral to end the weekend on 16-under-par, two better than third round leader Dustin Johnson. The crucial birdie came at the 12th as Watney bounced back from dropping a shot at his...

  • Woods mickelson paired at doral

    Written by Golf World on Tuesday, 8 March 2011

    Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will be paired together - along with U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell - in the first and second rounds of the WGC-Cadillac Championship at the Doral Resort in Miami on Thursday and Friday. The Woods-Mickelson-McDowell group will tee off at 11:51 a.m. EST on Thursday, and they will tee off at 12:54 p.m. EST on...

  • TG Blog: Injury problems force Brunei withdrawal

    Written by Gary Wolstenholme on Monday, 7 March 2011

    Brunei Senior Masters Unfortunately the event out in Brunei ended up being a real disaster for me! I picked up neck and shoulder injuries while out there so going into the event I knew I wasn't completely ready for it. With the aid of treatment I thought I could get through it but it was just too much for me and...

  • world's best head for wgc doral

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 7 March 2011

    This week's World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship will feature one of the strongest fields of the 2011 season. The top-50 players in the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR) have all committed to compete, including defending champion Ernie Els, World No. 1 Martin Kaymer and six-time winner Tiger Woods. This year marks just the second time (2009) since 2005 that the top-50 players...

  • sabbatini wins honda

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 7 March 2011

    Rory Sabbatini won the Honda Classic in Palm Beach on Sunday by a shot from Korean YE Yang. His five-stroke lead shrank to one in the space of seven holes, and a halt in play because of lightning delayed his march towards victory. He weathered the weather, turned back a late challenge from Y.E. Yang and shot an even-par 70 for a...

  • brits at honda classic

    Written by Golf World on Thursday, 3 March 2011

    The Florida Swing will start at The Honda Classic, where an international pack of top-ranked players take aim at PGA National's Champion Course. With seven of the current top 13 players in the Official World Golf Rankings competing, it may be the most talented field this tournament has ever seen. England's Lee Westwood will be the highest ranked golfer, No. 2, when...

  • baddeley family home bnurns down

    Written by Golf World on Thursday, 3 March 2011

    Aussie golfer Aaron Baddeley is in shock after his family's home in Melbourne burned down last night. No-one was seriously hurt in the blaze, though his dad Ron did suffer second degree burns on his left foot. did the math as soon as the phone rang. It was about 4 a.m. on Wednesday morning back home in Melbourne, Australia, so he...

  • dragon ladies are on fire

    Written by Tim Maitland, Golf World on Wednesday, 2 March 2011

    One of the most remarkable group of athletes the world has ever seen is growing up fast. Led by Jiyai Shin, until mid-February the world number one, they are the Dragon Ladies and they are the dominant force in the world of women’s golf despite being only 22 or 23 years old. “We’re the girls who were born in 1988, in...