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2012-10-30 07:24:34

SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Hills today played host to some of the very best names in golf who gathered ahead of the WGC-HSBC Champions 2012 which tees off on November 1st on the 7,301 yard Olazabal Course at Mission Hills' Dongguan resort in southern China's Pearl River Delta. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121030/CN02484) A truly first-class line up will greet spectators including defending Champion Martin Kaymer, as well as a host of other...

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2009-07-13 17:54:06

Steve Stricker and Martin Kaymer climbed Monday in the men's world golf rankings after both won tournaments Sunday. Stricker won the PGA Tour John Deere Classic and moved up two places to No. 6. Kaymer posted his second straight European Tour win at the Scottish Open and advanced eight spots to No. 11. Tiger Woods remained No. 1 and was followed again by Phil Mickelson, Paul Casey, Kenny Perry and Sergio Garcia, as the top five stayed the same. Stricker's move to sixth bumped Geoff Ogilvy and...

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2009-06-29 11:32:20

Kenny Perry's PGA victory in Connecticut jumbled the Top 10 of the men's golf rankings, with Perry reaching a career-best ranking in the process. Perry won the Travelers Championship, finishing three strokes ahead of David Toms. It was Perry's second win of the year and boosted him to the top of the FedEx Cup standings. He started 2009 ranked 14th in the world but had moved to seventh before of the Travelers. The win there moved him to fourth, his highest ever ranking. The jump of three spots...

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2009-05-11 07:36:16

Henrik Stenson's daylong charge in the final round of The Players Championship resulted in a tournament title and a charge to No. 5 in the world golf rankings. Stenson posted a bogey-free 66 Sunday and won The Players Championship by four strokes over Ian Poulter. The victory boosted Stenson four spots to fifth in Monday's rankings. That matches his career best, last reached in 2007. Poulter improved from 30th to 18th while Jim Furyk, who tied for fifth at The Players Championship, went from...

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2009-05-04 07:40:00

Sean O'Hair's PGA victory, which came despite two late bogeys, shoved him to a career-best No. 12 world golf ranking. O'Hair had bogeys on Nos. 17 and 18 Sunday but had already carded enough birdies to allow him to finish 11-under-par 277 at the Quail Hollow Championship in Charlotte, N.C. He beat Bubba Watson and Lucas Glover by one stroke while Tiger Woods was fourth, two off the pace. The win was O'Hair's first of the year and marked a continuation of his strong play in 2009. He's entered...

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2009-04-27 07:32:12

Jerry Kelly ended a seven-year PGA Tour victory drought and jumped 63 spots in the Official World Golf Ranking, released Monday. Kelly won the Zurich Classic of New Orleans Sunday by one stroke over three players. It was his first tour win since 2002 and moved him from 141st to 78th in the rankings. There was little movement at the top of the rankings, with two golfers switching positions the only change among the top 19 players. Paul Casey, who started the year ranked 41st, moved up one spot...

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2009-04-20 13:52:44

Brian Gay's 10-shot win in the Heritage tournament moved him up 46 places to No. 53 in the Official World Golf Ranking. Gay ran away from the field in the event at Hilton Head, S.C., Sunday, finishing at 20-under-par 264. The rankings, released Monday, are headed by Tiger Woods for the 202nd consecutive week. Phil Mickelson is No. 2, with Sergio Garcia, Geoff Ogilvy and Kenny Perry completing the top five. Padraig Harrington is No 6, Paul Casey No. 7, Vijay Singh 8, Henrik Stenson 9 and...

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2009-03-30 08:35:00

Tiger Woods, who staged a dramatic comeback victory at a tournament in Florida, tightened his hold on the world No. 1 ranking among men golfers. Woods has been No. 1 for 199 consecutive weeks and 541 weeks over his career. After he won last year's U.S. Open -- also in dramatic style -- he had piled up 21.542 rating points, well ahead of world No. 2 Phil Mickelson, who had 10.214 at the time. But Woods underwent knee surgery after that event and missed nine months of play. As a result his...

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2009-03-23 10:30:21

Retief Goosen's win at the Transitions Championship jumped him from 39th to 22nd Monday in the Official World Golf Ranking. Goosen, a two-time U.S. Open champion, captured the Palm Harbor, Fla., event Sunday with an 8-under-par 276, one shot ahead of Brett Quigley and Charles Howell III. The win was the South African player's seventh on the PGA Tour. At one time, Goosen was No. 3 in the world. Tiger Woods, back on tour after a long layoff following knee surgery, continues in the top spot in...

2009-03-11 20:49:47

Tiger Woods will take part in his first stroke play tournament in nine months beginning Thursday at the WGC-CA Championship. Woods will be seeking his 16th World Golf Championship victory in 29 appearances as part of a 75-player field that will test the Doral Golf Resort & Spa course. He made his return from reconstructive knee surgery two weeks ago at the Accenture Match Play Championship and was knocked out in the second round by Tim Clark. Geoff Ogilvy went on to win that event and...