Murdaca wins Asia-Pacific Amateur to qualify for Masters
Murdaca wins Asia-Pacific Amateur to qualify for Masters

Australia`s Antonio Murdaca will play in the 2015 Augusta Masters and the British Open Qualifying Series this year after winning the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship at Royal Melbourne on Sunday.

Rigel Fernandes top Indian at 10th, Udayan Mane slips in Asia-Pacific golf
Rigel Fernandes top Indian at 10th, Udayan Mane slips in Asia-Pacific golf

A highly eventful round with six each of birdies, pars and bogeys saw 18-year-old Mangalore-born but US-based Rigel Fernandes emerge as the top Indian at the end of the third round of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championships.

Greg Norman almost severs hand with chainsaw
Greg Norman almost severs hand with chainsaw

Golf great Greg Norman said he was recovering in a US hospital today after almost cutting off his hand with a chainsaw. Australia's former world Number one posted a photo to Instagram of himself lying in a hospital bed with his left arm heavily bandaged.

Leishman makes early charge at Masters

Australia`s Marc Leishman opened with three birdies Friday to seize the early second-round lead at the 78th Masters with major winners Bubba Watson and Louis Oosthuizen in hot pursuit.

McIlroy, Scott will leave it for late at Augusta Masters

Louis Oosthuizen and Bubba Watson were set for an early charge Friday at the 78th Masters while fellow major champions Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott settled in for a long wait.

Masters matters more than football, says Fitzpatrick

Just making the cut would be a dream for this year`s youngest player at the Masters, 19-year-old Englishman Matthew Fitzpatrick, but he could be forgiven for thinking otherwise.

Let the good times roll, says red-hot Scott

Adam Scott will appreciate some time off to stop and smell the roses after a breakthrough year and a maiden major trophy at the US Masters.

US golf bodies to ban `broom handle` putter from 2016

Golf governing bodies are ready to approve a ban on `anchoring` to outlaw long putters from 2016.

Teenaged Chinese golfer becomes youngest ever to make ‘Major’ cut at Augusta

Teenaged golf player Guan Tianlang has become the youngest golfer to make the cut at a Major with an overall score of four over at the ongoing Augusta National, even though he was penalised for slow play at the event.

Day leads as Tiger Woods stumbles at Augusta Masters

A Masters second round that tested how top golfers handle adversity saw Tiger Woods stumble, Jason Day take the lead and teen Guan Tianlang make the cut despite a rare slow-play penalty.

Tiger Woods in position for 5th Masters win

The ball had rolled off the green at 14, into the thick fringe and right up to the feet of a young boy and girl. The late-afternoon sun hung low over the tops of the pines, almost directly in their eyes, and so they hadn`t seen the ball until it was literally almost in their laps. As the course marshal ushered them out of their seats and away from the ball, their eyes widened. Tiger Woods, who at this moment was leading the Masters, was approaching.

Masters 2013: Sergio Garcia and Marc Leishman in the lead

Australia`s Marc Leishman and Sergio Garcia of Spain shared the lead at the 77th Masters after both shot six-under 66s in the first round at Augusta National.

Westwood shrugs off Montgomerie`s `last chance for Major win` warning

English golf ace Lee Westwood has hit back at Colin Montgomerie, saying that he is in the right shape to win Majors for many more years to come.

Tiger roars into Masters seeking end to major drought

Tiger Woods, favored to win this week`s 77th Masters and take his first major title since 2008, says he would have won a couple more Masters crowns the past few years had he putted better.

Rory McIlroy says `too early` to consider himself as Tiger Woods’ rival

World No. 2 Rory McIlroy has said that it is too soon to term him as a fierce rival for reigning golf ace Tiger Woods.

Tiger tees off with Donald, Piercy to start Masters

World No. 1 Tiger Woods will begin his quest for a 15th major title on Thursday alongside England`s Luke Donald and fellow American Scott Piercy at this year`s 77th Masters.

Tiger Woods’ Augusta performance worst in his professional career

Former World champion Tiger Woods experienced the worst Masters of his professional career this season, as a last-round 74 dropped him to five over par.

Bubba Watson wins Masters in playoff

American Bubba Watson conjured a miraculous par from pine straw to become only the third left-hander to win the Masters with an emotional playoff victory over Louis Oosthuizen at Augusta National on Sunday.

Day withdraws from Masters with ankle injury

Last year`s runner-up Jason Day withdrew from the Masters midway through his second round on Friday because of an ankle injury.

Tiger tantrum sums up Woods` Masters woes

Tiger Woods` body language said it all on Friday as he huffed and puffed and almost blew his Masters chances with his worst score at the tournament in eight years.