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The Clubs That Won: Bubba Watson at the WGC-HSBC Champions

Bubba Watson has never been one for smooth, predictable finishes, and the last few holes of the WGC-HSBC Champions Sunday in Shanghai were no different. The reigning Masters champion held a two-shot lead with two holes remaining, but made a double bogey on the par-3 17th after leaving his second shot in the bunker. One-shot […]

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Bubba Watson wins World Gold Championship with stunning finale at HSBC Champions

In what was a contender for the finest finish of the golfing year, Bubba Watson produced a quite extraordinary late flourish to win the HSBC Champions here at Sheshan and seize the first World Golf Championship title his of ever-colourful career. First the maverick American holed a 30-yard bunker shot for eagle at the 18th […]

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Patrick Reed apologises for foul-mouthed outburst at HSBC Champions in Shanghai

This Texas-born prodigy has had quite a season for provocative moments, having labelled himself a top-five player in the world despite never having hit a ball at a major championship, and motioning to the home crowd to be quiet in last month’s Ryder Cup at Gleneagles. “I am young, I have grown up with temper […]

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Johnson wins Champions tournament

With an impressive final round of the American Zach Johnson won the Golf Tournament of Champions in Hawaii. The 37-year-old … Continue SPORT1 Gulf News

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Fleetwood birdies final hole for third-round lead at Volvo Champions

Getty Images Tommy Fleetwood lines up a putt Saturday en route to the third round lead in the Volvo Golf Champions. DURBAN, South Africa — England’s Tommy Fleetwood birdied the last hole in a third-round 69 to seize a one-shot lead in the Volvo Champions on Saturday with an overall 10-under 206. Dutchman Joost Luiten […]

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Jimmy Walker builds on a breakthrough year at the Tournament of Champions

Kohjiro Kinno / Sports Illustrated Aside from his family photo shoot with (from left) Erin, Beckett and Mclain, Walker was all business in Hawaii. The Hyundai Tournament of Champions is supposed to be a mellow working vacation, but apparently nobody told Jimmy Walker. While his colleagues were deep-sea fishing and snorkeling, he was grinding on […]

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Zach Johnson wins Hyundai Tourn. of Champions by one over Spieth

Getty Images Zach Johnson won the Hyundai Tournament of Champions for his third victory in his last six starts. KAPALUA, Hawaii — Zach Johnson started the new year the same way he ended the last one.  Johnson pulled away with three straight birdies on the back nine at Kapalua and closed with a 7-under 66 for […]

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Zach Johnson has lead at Hyundai Tournament of Champions

Photo by Stan Badz/PGA TOUR Zach Johnson hits a drive on the 18th hole during the second round of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions at Plantation Course at Kapalua on January 4, 2014 in Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii. KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Zach Johnson wants to avoid three-putts and score better on the par 5s. He […]

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Phil Mickelson hopes to finish year with strong show at HSBC Champions

Getty Images Phil Mickelson is playing the HSBC Champions with a chance to go to No. 2 in the world with a victory. SHANGHAI – Phil Mickelson was hard at work Wednesday morning on the practice range at Sheshan International, and not just on his golf swing. He was trying to learn a Chinese phrase, […]

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Tiger Woods skips HSBC Champions, but most other top players on hand

Getty Images Tiger Woods is sitting out the HSBC Champions after almost perfect attendance, and an otherworldy winning percentage in WGC events over the last decade. SHANGHAI – Three years ago at Sheshan International, hundreds of fans wanting an autograph stood outside the clubhouse where Tiger Woods was signing his scorecard at the HSBC Champions. […]

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