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Woods and McIlroy to face-off in China


August 29th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) World No.1 golfer Rory McIlroy will take on 14-time major championship winner Tiger Woods in a one-day duel in Zhengzhou Oct 29.The world's two most ... Read more...

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Curtis rises quickly in golf ranking, Westwood goes nowhere


April 24th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
"It's been a tough couple of years," said Curtis, who had been playing on a limited status after having not won since the 2006 84 Lumber Classic, according to Golf.com.Despite ... Read more...

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Factfile on Rory McIlroy


March 5th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 5 (IANS) Following is the factfile on Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, who claimed golf's World No.1 ranking with his victory in the US PGA Tour Honda Classic ... Read more...

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McIlroy wins Honda Classic, is new World No.1


March 5th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 5 (IANS) Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy has won the US PGA Tour's Honda Classic golf event to become the World No.1 for the first time.McIlroy carded a ... Read more...

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Caroline Wozniacki and Rory McIlroy have a junk food bet


February 27th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki and golfer partner Rory McIlroy has entered into an unusual bet. Wozniacki revealed the bet to reporters during a press interaction. She ... Read more...

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Westwood eyes more Asian glory at Thailand golf


December 5th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Dec 5 (IANS) Asian specialist Lee Westwood will bid for a third title in the Far East this year when he plays at the Asian Tour's season-ending tournament, the ... Read more...

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Magical Mcllroy wins Hong Kong Open golf


December 4th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Dec 4 (IANS) World number two Rory McIlroy finally laid his hands on the UBS Hong Kong Open trophy Sunday, closing with a spectacular five-under-par 65 which included ... Read more...

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Poulter aims to be king in Hong Kong again


November 30th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 30 (IANS) Title holder Ian Poulter is prepared for a tough defence at the $2.75 million UBS Hong Kong Open golf which starts Thursday. The flamboyant Englishman ... Read more...

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Chowrasia keen to wrest Asian No.1 at Hong Kong Open


November 29th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 29 (IANS) India's S.S.P. Chowrasia is not throwing in the towel in his bid to catch Filipino Juvic Pagunsan in the Asian Tour's Order of Merit race ... Read more...

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Caroline Wozniacki advances in US Open


August 31st, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Danish tennis star Caroline Wozniacki says she is taking inspiration from her boyfriend as she tackles the US Open Championship. Her golfer boyfriend Rory McIlroy has ... Read more...

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Jeev best Indian in tied third at Malaysian Open golf


April 14th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 14 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh was the best Indian in tied third place after the first round at the Maybank Malaysian Open Thursday. He shot a fine ... Read more...

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McIlroy lost Master 2011 final due to not playing enough: Coach


April 12th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Tibilisi, Apr 12 (ANI): Ireland golfer Rory McIlroy lost the final round in the Masters 2011 golf tournament due to 'not playing enough,' said his coach Chubby Chandler.McIlroy's painful demise on the ... Read more...

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Augusta Masters 2011: McIlroy gives Schwartzel the green jacket


April 11th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.11 (ANI): Rory McIlroy four-shot lead was insufficient to ensure a victory on the final day at Augusta, and the Green Jacket went to Charl Schwartzel.McIlroy's unravelling was arguably as great ... Read more...

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Tough opening round lessons for Atwal at Augusta Masters


April 8th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Augusta, April 8 (IANS) Arjun Atwal, only the second Indian after Jeev Milkha Singh to play at the Augusts Masters, shot an eight-over 80 with four double bogeys and ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods not as good as before: Rory McIlroy


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Palm Beach (Florida, US), Mar.3 (ANI): American golfer Rory McIlroy has said that Tiger Woods is playing like 'an ordinary golfer', and believes he is no longer the force he once ... Read more...

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Jeev, Kapur to help set up ISM academies in India


February 17th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) International Sports Management Limited (ISM), one of the world's leading management companies, launched its India operations Tuesday with top golfers from the country Jeev Milkha Singh and ... Read more...

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Jeev shoots 70, Kapur 71 in Dubai


February 10th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 10 (IANS) India's Jeev Milkha Singh had a modest start at two-under 70 putting him tied 19th, but that was still better than Tiger Woods (71) in tied 27th ... Read more...

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Jeev shoots 67, finishes seventh in Hong Kong


November 21st, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 21 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh was tied at seventh place following a 67 in the $2.5 million showpiece sanctioned by the Asian Tour and European Tour.Ryder Cup star Ian ... Read more...

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Jeev shoots 67, lies fifth at Hong Kong Open


November 19th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 19 (IANS) India's Jeev Milkha Singh added a three-under 67 to his first day's 63 to move within three shots of the leader, Ian Poulter, at the $2.5 million ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods wants Ryder Cup revenge on Rory McIlroy


September 29th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 29 (ANI): World No.1 golfer Tiger Woods wants Ryder Cup revenge on Rory McIlroy after he termed the former as America's weakest link.McIlroy had claimed any European player would ... Read more...

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Europe players can use Twitter at Ryder Cup


September 29th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Celtic Manor (Wales, UK), Sept.29 (ANI): Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell has said the Europe team had not been banned from using social media.McDowell, who like Ian Poulter, is a regular poster ... Read more...

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Ryder Cup 2010: Europe, US players asked to stop tweeting


September 28th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 28 (ANI): The Europe and United States Ryder Cup teams have been asked to cease all their tweeting activity till the tournament ends.According to the BBC, Europe's captain Colin ... Read more...

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Ryder Cup 2010: Pavin may gamble on Woods for US team


September 7th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.7 (ANI): No one expects skipper Cory Pavin to leave out Tiger Woods on the grounds that America will be a better Ryder Cup team without their number one striker. ... Read more...

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British Open 2010: Louis Oosthuizen Steals The Show


July 19th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The British Open 2010 saw some of the biggest ups and downs in golf with the favorites being ruled our quite early in the tournament and ... Read more...

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Rory McIlroy Shocks Again in Second Round Of British Open


July 17th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rory McIlroy gave a shocking follow up performance in the second round of the British open by finishing the day with an 8-over-par 80. After breaking ... Read more...

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Tongue-twisting spotlight holders on Day 2 at St. Andrews


July 16th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
By V.Krishnawamy St. Andrews (Scotland), July 16 (IANS) Two golfers with second names that put the spelling skills of golf writers to test held the spotlight Friday morning, when the wind and ... Read more...

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British Open leader McIlroy misses Major record by a stroke


July 16th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Fife (Scotland), July 16(ANI): Irish golfer Rory McIlroy has missed the golden opportunity of being the first man to post a ten-under-par 62 in a Major championship.McIlroy has a two-stroke lead ... Read more...

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McIlroy leads, but Daly in Purple Pants wins hearts


July 15th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy St. Andrews (Scotland), July 15 (IANS) Drama and romance go hand- in-hand with the British Open. After Greg Norman's heroics in 2008 and Tom Watson's 'nearly' effort last ... Read more...

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Ryo Ishikawa Shines At U.S. Open


June 20th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ryo Ishikawa, the Japanese teenage professional golfer who started his career in 2007 made a strong start in his U.S. Open debut last week where he ... Read more...

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Vintage Watson, green fees of the old and other memories (US Open diary)


June 17th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Pebble Beach (California), June 17 (IANS) Tom Watson, who almost gave us a fairytale story at the British Open at Royal Birkdale last year, is always a pleasure - ... Read more...

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From nowhere to almost there for Karlsson


May 23rd, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Wentworth (Britain), May 23 (IANS) Robert Karlsson signed his second round card of one-under 70 and then figured that at three-over 145, he was going to miss the cut. The Swede based ... Read more...

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Bogey-spree sees Chowrasia drop to tied 39th at Wentworth


May 23rd, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Wentworth (Britain), May 23 (IANS) Shiv Shankar Prasad Chowrasia, the lone Indian to make the cut at the BMW PGA Championship on the European Tour, slid down the leaderboard with four bogeys ... Read more...

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Young golfer Rory McIlroy happy to be snapped with Tiger Woods


March 12th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): Young golfer Rory McIlroy, who features alongside Tiger Woods on the cover of his latest video game, has broken ranks with many players by saying that he ... Read more...

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Jeev enters last 16 at WGC Matchplay


February 19th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tucson (Arizona), Feb 19 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh outlasted American Matt Kuchar's late comeback to register a narrow win that carried him into the last 16 of the WGC- Accenture World matchplay ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods to apologize publicly for sexcapades


February 18th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): Tiger Woods' management company has announced that the golfer will soon hold a press conference to apologize for the extra-marital affairs, which have brought him shame.The sportsman's ... Read more...

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