US golfing great Billy Casper, who had the seventh most PGA Tour wins but was still considered one of the game's most underrated players, died of a heart attack Saturday at the age of 83, ESPN reported.
Singaporean Mardan Mamat boosted his chances of retaining his Asian Tour card for next season by making light of the strong winds to leap into a share of the lead at the Manila Masters after Thursday`s first round.
Former world number one Lee Westwood will be appearing in his ninth successive Ryder Cup contest this week and says the European team is as powerful as any of the other eight he has been involved with.
Rory McIlroy took a six strokes lead into the final round of the British Open on Sunday knowing that a win at the end of the day would put him up alongside Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus in major golf history.
England`s former Ryder Cup star David Howell got the 143rd British Open underway just after the crack of dawn at Royal Liverpool Golf Club on Thursday with all eyes early on riveted on a "fit again" Tiger Woods.