Monthly Archives: octombrie 2019

McIlroy surges into WGC contention with five birdies in six holes

Rory McIlroy didn’t let a slow start at the WGC-HSBC Champions stunt his chances of contending for another trophy. McIlroy was stuck at even par after nine holes Thursday, having turned a possible birdie into a bogey on the par-5 18th, and he was well off the pace heading to the second half of his […]

Defending champ N. Korda shares lead after opening round in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan – Defending champion Nelly Korda and Mi Jung Hur each shot 6-under 66 to share the first-round lead at the Swinging Skirts on Thursday. Korda, who earned her first LPGA tour victory here last year, had three bogeys but made up for it with seven birdies and an eagle. Despite strong gusts at […]

Li beats Lefty by seven strokes 10 years after taking amazing photo with him

Haotong Li took the first-round lead with an 8-under 64 at the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai while playing alongside Phil Mickelson, but as it turns out, there’s a little more to the story. While in town to play this very event 10 years ago, Mickelson met Li, then a junior golfer, and posed for this incredible […]

Li beats Lefty by seven strokes 10 years after taking amazing photo with him

Haotong Li took the first-round lead with an 8-under 64 at the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai while playing alongside Phil Mickelson, but as it turns out, there’s a little more to the story. While in town to play this very event 10 years ago, Mickelson met Li, then a junior golfer, and posed for this incredible […]

Li beats Lefty by seven strokes 10 years after taking amazing photo with him

Haotong Li took the first-round lead with an 8-under 64 at the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai while playing alongside Phil Mickelson, but as it turns out, there’s a little more to the story. While in town to play this very event 10 years ago, Mickelson met Li, then a junior golfer, and posed for this incredible […]

China's Li (64) dazzles Shanghai crowd in first round of WGC-HSBC

SHANGHAI – Haotong Li no longer feels the pressure of playing before a home crowd. He enjoyed just about every minute Thursday, and he gave them plenty to cheer with an 8-under 64 for a one-shot lead in the WGC-HSBC Champions. Li opened with two birdies, finished the back nine with two birdies and after […]

Schauffele, Scott, McIlroy among stars chasing Li after WGC-HSBC Day 1

After stops in Korea and Japan, the PGA Tour is in China this week for the WGC-HSBC Champions. Here’s how things stand after the first round at the no-cut, 78-player event, where home favorite Haotong Li has jumped out to a one-stroke lead over France’s Victor Perez. Leaderboard: Haotong Li (-8), Victor Perez (-7), Xander Schauffele […]

Watch: Oosthuizen makes hole-in-one in first round at WGC-HSBC

Louis Oosthuizen’s first round at the WGC-HSBC Champions went from pretty good to pretty great with one swing at Sheshan International Golf Club. Oosthuizen made a hole-in-one on the 197-yard, par-3 sixth hole on Thursday, landing his tee shot on the front of the green and watching it roll all the way until it disappeared […]

He (65) extends LPGA Q-Series lead to 6 at Pinehurst

If you don’t know Muni He, you probably don’t spend a lot of time following women’s golf on Instagram. She is one of the LPGA’s most popular players on that social media platform with 252,000 followers. She’s also putting up some pretty good numbers at LPGA Q-Series. With a 7-under 65 in Wednesday’s start of the […]