Erik Compton shares PGA lead as Matt Kuchar stumbles late
Erik Compton shares PGA lead as Matt Kuchar stumbles late

Erik Compton, a runner-up at last year`s US Open, fired a five-under par 67 to grab a share of the lead after Saturday`s third round of the US PGA Tour Humana Challenge.

Rusty short game costs Phil Mickelson a chance to go low
Rusty short game costs Phil Mickelson a chance to go low

Phil Mickelson has been a little rusty with his usually renowned short game in his first PGA Tour event in four months and he squandered the chance to shoot a low score at the Humana Challenge with some untidy play on Saturday.

Branden Grac lands eagle, wins Qatar Masters
Branden Grac lands eagle, wins Qatar Masters

 South Africa`s Branden Grace won the Qatar Masters by one shot from Scotland`s Marc Warren at the Doha Golf Club on Saturday.

Indian golfers Chikka, Himmat earn Asian Tour cards
Indian golfers Chikka, Himmat earn Asian Tour cards

Indian golfer S. Chikka and Himmat Rai were among 47 players to earn an Asian Tour card at the Qualifying School final stage presented by Sports Authority of Thailand here Saturday.

Qatar Masters heading for thrilling finish
Qatar Masters heading for thrilling finish

 The Qatar Masters was heading for a thrilling conclusion on Saturday with South African Brandan Grace among six players tied for the lead midway through the final round at the Doha golf Club.

Matt Kuchar leads Humana, Ryan Palmer on fire
Matt Kuchar leads Humana, Ryan Palmer on fire

Matt Kuchar fired an eight-under-par 64 to take the lead Friday at the PGA Tour Humana Challenge on a day when fellow American Ryan Palmer flirted with a 59.

Sergio Garcia blows chance as four share Qatar lead
Sergio Garcia blows chance as four share Qatar lead

Sergio Garcia blew his chances of becoming only the first man to win consecutive Qatar Masters titles as four players shared the lead after the third round in Doha on Friday.

Journeyman Michael Putnam goes low to set Humana pace
Journeyman Michael Putnam goes low to set Humana pace

The "light switch" clicked for journeyman Michael Putnam as he piled up nine birdies in his last 12 holes to seize a one-shot lead in Thursday`s opening round of the $5.7 million Humana Challenge at La Quinta in California.

Shiv Kapur ideally placed after two rounds at Qatar Masters
Shiv Kapur ideally placed after two rounds at Qatar Masters

Indian golfer Shiv Kapur, determined to make up for the missed cut in his opening start in 2015 on the European Tour season, carded a flawless four-under 68 to go with his first round 70 after 36 holes in the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, here on Thursday.

Luke Donald debuts in three-course PGA desert event
Luke Donald debuts in three-course PGA desert event

Britain`s Luke Donald, trying to regain the form that made him world number one in 2011 and 2012, plays this week`s PGA Humana Challenge as part of changes in strategy.

Tiger Woods must regain health and confidence: David Duval
Tiger Woods must regain health and confidence: David Duval

Former world number one David Duval is not ready to write off Tiger Woods, but he knows from personal experience how difficult it is to play hurt and without confidence.

England`s Oliver Fisher upstages rivals in Doha
England`s Oliver Fisher upstages rivals in Doha

 England`s Oliver Fisher shot a brilliant seven-under par 65 to upstage his fancied rivals in the first round of the 2.5 million dollar Qatar Masters on Wednesday.

Rafa Cabrera-Bello off to a fluent start in Qatar
Rafa Cabrera-Bello off to a fluent start in Qatar

 Rafa Cabrera-Bello carded a fluent 66 to sound an early warning to his rivals at the Qatar Masters on Wednesday.

Angel Jimenez among top golfers to tee off at the Indian Open
Angel Jimenez among top golfers to tee off at the Indian Open

 Spanish pro Miguel Angel Jimenez will be the top draw when a strong field, comprising golfers from Europe and Asia, vie for the top honours at the USD 1.5 million Hero Indian Open golf tournament, which will make its debut on the European Tour next month.

Rashid Khan planning to secure European Tour card in 2015
Rashid Khan planning to secure European Tour card in 2015

 With two wins in his maiden Asian Tour season, Indian golfer Rashid Khan is now planning to secure a European Tour card and would go through the qualifiers later this year.

Anirban Lahiri seeks world rankings boost at Malaysian Open
Anirban Lahiri seeks world rankings boost at Malaysian Open

Aiming to boost his position on the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR), India's star golfer Anirban Lahiri has set his eyes on the Maybank Malaysian Open crown next month.

Dustin Johnson denies cocaine problem
Dustin Johnson denies cocaine problem

Dustin Johnson, eying a return to the PGA Tour after a break to put his life in order, has denied having a cocaine problem in an interview with Sports Illustrated.

Robert Allenby pulls out of Humana Challenge
Robert Allenby pulls out of Humana Challenge

Australian golfer Robert Allenby has withdrawn from this week`s Humana Challenge after being beaten and robbed in Hawaii.

Allenby said in a statement on Tuesday that he was skipping the tournament in the California desert east of Los Angeles on the advice of his doctor.

Justin Rose wary of tough conditions in Doha
Justin Rose wary of tough conditions in Doha

Justin Rose was trying to get his "head around" the Doha Golf Club as he prepared to make his sixth appearance at the 2.5 million dollar Qatar Masters beginning Wednesday.

Anirban Lahiri tied 50th; Gary Stal stuns Martin Kaymer to win Abu Dhabi title
Anirban Lahiri tied 50th; Gary Stal stuns Martin Kaymer to win Abu Dhabi title

Anirban Lahiri on Tuesday rounded off his campaign at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship with a final round of two-under 70 to finish at tied 50th place on a day which was highlighted by the stunning come-from-behind win of France's Gary Stal here.