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Tiger Woods says Jack Nicklaus's record of 18 major championships in crosshairs

In his first comments since winning his 15th major title and fifth green jacket, the 43-year-old American said he always thought Nicklaus`s mark was reachable, provided his career was long enough. 

Apr 26, 2019, 18:32 PM IST

Francesco Molinari and Tiger Woods renew majors battle for Green Jacket

Molinari, the first Italian to win a major with his victory at last year`s British Open, will start in pole position to claim a Green Jacket to go along with his Claret Jug.

Apr 14, 2019, 16:41 PM IST

Golf: U.S. Ryder Cup loss raises old questions

Losing captain Jim Furyk has vowed to do what he can to help.

Oct 01, 2018, 12:24 PM IST

Golf: Players made my job easy, says European Ryder Cup skipper Thomas Bjorn

As the celebrations began in earnest, however, Bjorn said the key to victory had been about the collective rather than any individuals. 

Oct 01, 2018, 10:14 AM IST

Golf: Europe regain Ryder Cup from United States after dominant singles display

Francesco Molinari fittingly took the glory as Europe regained the Ryder Cup from The United States in dominant style on Sunday, the Italian beating Phil Mickelson to post the point needed to reach the winning total.

Sep 30, 2018, 23:34 PM IST

Golf: Kid's stuff for golfer Tommy Fleetwood in dream Ryder Cup debut

Europe, bidding to reclaim the trophy they lost at Hazeltine two years ago, ended the day 5-3 ahead with Fleetwood the toast of the team room

Sep 29, 2018, 11:13 AM IST

Francesco Molinari wins PGA Championship as Rory McIlroy fades

Italian Francesco Molinari won the PGA Championship title at Wentworth on Sunday as Rory McIlroy faded in the final round to miss out on the chance of victory in the European Tour`s flagship tournament for the second time.

May 28, 2018, 18:09 PM IST

Tiger Wood`s career-worst round overshadows Justin Rose in lead

Tiger Woods` staggeringly bad day stole the spotlight Saturday at the Memorial, leaving England`s Justin Rose to seize the tournament lead in relative obscurity.

Jun 07, 2015, 09:51 AM IST

McIlroy misses cut as Molinari keeps Wentworth lead

Francesco Molinari recovered from a shaky start to maintain his lead at the BMW PGA Championship on Friday while title holder Rory McIlroy missed the cut for only the third time in 45 events.

May 23, 2015, 09:13 AM IST

Francesco Molinari recovers to keep early lead

Italy`s Francesco Molinari overcame a shaky start to maintain his lead after completing his second round of the European PGA Championship at Wentworth on Friday.

May 22, 2015, 18:08 PM IST

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.

Jan 23, 2015, 08:29 AM IST

Joint leader Francesco Molinari tries to gatecrash Ryder Cup party

Francesco Molinari, who believes he needs to win this week`s Italian Open to snatch a last-gasp Ryder Cup place, took a share of the lead after the first round in Turin on Thursday.

Aug 29, 2014, 08:53 AM IST

Coach salutes Molinari`s sweet 65 at Wentworth

Francesco Molinari`s long-time coach Denis Pugh looked like the cat who devoured the cream on Saturday after the Italian produced one of the best performances of his career.

May 25, 2014, 12:31 PM IST

Scott maintains Bay Hill lead midway through second round

An ailing Adam Scott increased his lead to four strokes halfway through his second round at the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Friday.

Mar 22, 2014, 03:38 AM IST

Jeev Milkha Singh becomes first Indian to win Scottish Open

Jeev Milkha Singh on Sunday sparked a double celebration after beating Italian Francesco Molinari in a play-off to win the Scottish Open at Castle Stuart and earn a spot at the British Open next week at the Royal Lytham and St. Annes.

Jul 16, 2012, 09:08 AM IST

Molinari holds steady to win HSBC Champions

Francesco Molinari outlasted Lee Westwood in a spirited duel Sunday in the HSBC Champions for a one-shot victory to capture his first World Golf Championship.

Nov 07, 2010, 15:02 PM IST

Molinari holds steady to win HSBC Champions

Francesco Molinari outlasted Lee Westwood in a spirited duel Sunday in the HSBC Champions for a one-shot victory to capture his first World Golf Championship.

Nov 07, 2010, 15:02 PM IST

Molinari still leads HSBC from Westwood

Francesco Molinari made a 10-foot birdie putt on the final hole to complete a 5-under 67 and hold off Lee Westwood for the lead after three rounds of the HSBC Champions.

Nov 06, 2010, 14:01 PM IST

Molinari still leads HSBC from Westwood

Francesco Molinari made a 10-foot birdie putt on the final hole to complete a 5-under 67 and hold off Lee Westwood for the lead after three rounds of the HSBC Champions.

Nov 06, 2010, 14:01 PM IST

Molinari clings to HSBC lead; Tiger falters

Francesco Molinari built an early lead and then hung on for a 2-under 70 on Friday to maintain a one-shot lead over world No. 1 Lee Westwood going into the weekend of the HSBC Champions.

Nov 05, 2010, 14:18 PM IST