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  • Kaymer pulls out of chevron

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 29 November 2010

    Fresh from winning his first European Tour money title, PGA champion Germany's Martin Kaymer has withdrawn from the Chevron World Challenge. Kaymer wrapped up the Order of Merit on Sunday when he shared 13th in the Dubai World Championship. He was replaced in the 18-man field at Sherwood Country Club by Nick Watney. The Chevron World Challenge, hosted by Tiger Woods, starts Thursday.

  • Poulter loses out in dubai

    Written by Golf World on Sunday, 28 November 2010

    Sweden's Robert Karlsson won the Dubai World Championship Sunday, defeating Golf World columnist Ian Poulter in a playoff after a bizarre marking blunder by the Englishman on the final hole. Karlsson calmly rolled in a birdie putt on the second playoff hole after Poulter was given a one-stroke penalty for dropping his ball on his marker on the green, causing it to flip...

  • poulter leads in Dubai

    Written by Golf World on Saturday, 27 November 2010

    Golf World columnist Ian Poulter takes a two shot lead into the final round of the Dubai World Championship presented by DP World after a third round 69. The English Ryder Cup star is 12 under at Jumeirah Golf Estates, but has Francesco Molinari, Thongchai Jaidee and Ross Fisher hot on his heels. Germany's US PGA Championship winner Martin Kaymer is in...

  • Kaymer in contention in Dubai

    Written by Golf World on Thursday, 25 November 2010

    Martin Kaymer edged closer to The Race to Dubai crown - and possibly the World Number One spot as well. Kaymer went head to head with Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell, his only remaining challenger in The Race to Dubai, in the first round of the Dubai World Championship presented by DP World. Already holding a lead of nearly...

  • Gary Wolstenholme writes blog for Today's Golfer

    Written by Gary Wolstenholme on Thursday, 25 November 2010

    Gary Wolstenholme MBE was the most successful British amateur of the modern era before he turned professional to pursue a career on the European Seniors Tour. He made his debut at Woburn earlier this year and won his first Seniors Tour tournament in only his second start at the Casa Serena Open to secure his card for 2011. Wolstenholme will be writing...

  • Tiger Woods one year on

    Written by Golf World on Thursday, 25 November 2010

    The dark sedan backed into a spot next to the clubhouse at the Australian Masters, boot open, waiting to whisk Tiger Woods to the airport. Lingering behind the car was a friend who was still wrestling with divided loyalties -to Woods and his former wife. They approached each other, awkwardly at first, then shared a quick embrace and quiet words.

  • Mcilroy might skip players golf

    Written by Golf World on Thursday, 25 November 2010

    Rory McIlroy might skip next year's Players Championship, the sol-called fifth major which takes place on the doorstep of PGA Tour HQ. Just two weeks after confirming he won't be keeping his US card next year, McIlroy said of Sawgrass: "I don't like the course. That's one of the reasons I'm undecided whether to play it or not. "That's not to...

  • Kaymer drives BMW in the desert

    Written by Golf World on Thursday, 25 November 2010

    Race to Dubai leader Martin Kaymer put a BMW X6 through its paces among the sand dunes of Dubai as he prepared for his bid to be crowned Europe’s Number One. US PGA Champion and BMW Golfsport Ambassador Kaymer will attempt to hold off the challenge from Graeme McDowell when the Dubai World Championship presented by DP World gets underway on...

  • Stenson leads early in dubai

    Written by Golf World on Thursday, 25 November 2010

    Swede Henrik Stenson set the early pace at the Dubai World Championship presented by DP World. While Martin Kaymer and Graeme McDowell waited to begin their head-to-head duel to decide The Race to Dubai title, Stenson - who now resides in Dubai - birdied three of his first five holes and remained three under with five holes to play. The 34 year...

  • Poulter wins in Hong Kong

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 22 November 2010

    Ian Poulter went back into the top-10 in the world when he won his 10th European Tour tournament yesterday, the UBS Hong Kong Open. He shot a final round 67, to finish at 22-under-par, one shot ahead of Simon Dyson and Italy’s Matteo Manassero. “It feels more than good,” he said afterwards. “To be honest with you, I was really disappointed...

  • Poulter leads in Hong Kong

    Written by Golf World on Friday, 19 November 2010

    Golf World columnist Ian Poulter leads at the half-way stage of the Hong Kong Open after lipping-out for the European Tour's first ever 59. Poulter produced a scintillating second round 60 to take advantage of Rory McIlroy's final hole double bogey. The 34-year-old Ryder Cup star had made a low-key start to the tournament on Thursday, carding just three birdies in...

  • Tiger on twitter

    Written by Golf World on Thursday, 18 November 2010

    In 1996, Tiger Woods first words as a professional golfer were, "Hello world." On Wednesday morning, the world's No. 2 player tapped out his first personalised tweet:  "What’s up everyone. Finally decided to try out twitter!" Ian Poulter, who has over 1 million followers, tweeted a reply to say: "Well, well, well, you have finally come round to twitter, do you need any...

  • Lyle unhappy about snub

    Written by Golf World on Wednesday, 17 November 2010

    Sandy Lyle has admitted he's more upset at not being entered into the World Golf Hall of Fame than he is at being passed over for the Ryder Cup captaincy. Lyle, who won he 1985 Open, the 1988 Masters and 26 other tour events, still wants to lead Europe at the Ryder Cup, but admits his time has probably passed.

  • Mcilroy's new hair

    Written by Golf World on Tuesday, 16 November 2010

    Rory McIlroy has revealed a new hairdo for this week's Hong Kong open. The Irish superstar has given his big, black semi-affro some blond highlights. McIlroy revealed the new look on the eve of the Hong Kong Open, where he it hoping to go one better than his second place last year. The UBS Hong Kong Open burst to life...

  • McDowell sports personality

    Written by Golf World on Tuesday, 16 November 2010

    Today, Golf World launches a campaign to make Graeme McDowell the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year 2010. A shortlist of candidates will be revealed by the BBC in the next few weeks, and the US Open Champion and Ryder Cup hero is certain to be on there. He will face stiff competition from other British athletes like diver Tom Daley, jockey...

  • Appleby wins Aussie Masters

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 15 November 2010

    Stuart Appleby added another legendary name to the JBWere Masters honour roll, but Tiger Woods gave the tournament an even greater boost in a drama-packed finish at Victoria Golf Club yesterday. Appleby, 39, made a mockery of poor midweek form to fire an equal tournament low six-under 65 to finish at 10 under, one clear of the plucky Adam Bland who...

  • Scott wins in singapore

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 15 November 2010

    Adam Scott claimed his third Barclays Singapore Open title with a composed performance at Sentosa Golf Club. The Australian landed his seventh European Tour title over the Serapong Course where he won in 2005 and 2006 with a closing round of 68 to finish 17 under par, three ahead of Anders Hansen. The leaders had returned on Monday with ten holes of...

  • singapore halfway

    Written by Golf World on Friday, 12 November 2010

    There looks set to be high drama at the Singapore Open as some of the game's top names do battle at the top of the leaderboard. Man-of-the-moment Graeme McDowell is third after two rounds whikle Ian Poulter has clim,bed into second place. Aussia Adam Scott l;eads the way at 12 under. McDowell - who won the US Open this year and holed...

  • aussie masters

    Written by Golf World on Friday, 12 November 2010

    Tiger Wodds' bid to reclaim the World No1 spot is already in big trouble. The World No2 is playing in the Australian masters but is already nine shots off the lead after the opening two rounds. Woods had enjoyed 281 uninterrupted weeks as the best player in the world, but he was knocked off the top spot by England's Lee Westwood...

  • Westwood goes to number one in the world

    Written by Staff on Monday, 1 November 2010

    Lee Westwood officially became the world number one this morning, ending five and a half years of domination at the top by Tiger Woods. Talking to the BBC, he said that it hadn’t sunk in yet. “When you’ve been working all your life to be good at this game and you are told you are the best golfer on the planet,...

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