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Golf: Ian Poulter wins Houston Open to punch ticket to Masters

Ian Poulter dramatically earned the final Masters invitation, defeating American tour rookie Beau Hossler at the first extra playoff hole to capture the Houston Open on Sunday.

Apr 02, 2018, 08:30 AM IST

Golf: Ian Poulter shares lead in Houston Open, keeps Masters hopes alive

Poulter followed an opening-round 73 that had him packing his bags in anticipation of a missed cut with rounds of 64 and 65 to reach 14-under 202 at the Golf Club of Houston.

Apr 01, 2018, 10:45 AM IST

After PGA tour finish, Tiger Woods raises expectations for Masters

Though a double-bogey at the 15th ended any outside chance of victory at PGA National, Woods took confidence from his performance in just his third official start since undergoing a spinal fusion last April.

Feb 26, 2018, 10:03 AM IST

Tiger Woods won't play the Masters, says 'not tournament ready'

He even cancelled a planned press conference at the Los Angeles tournament, saying doctors had advised him to "limit all activities" as he tried to get his balky back on track.

Apr 01, 2017, 13:20 PM IST

READ: How Sir Alex Ferguson lost $11,386, 9,983 euros​ due to Danny Willett`s shock Masters victory

Ferguson`s light-hearted frustration at missing out on a pay-day was revealed when television cameras captured his meeting with Willett during the 28-year-old`s post-victory celebrations.

Apr 12, 2016, 01:05 AM IST

Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy front and centre at the Masters

Golf fans can look forward to the tantalising prospect of world number two Jordan Spieth and third-ranked Rory McIlroy continuing their battle for Masters glory in the final pairing in Saturday`s third round.

Apr 09, 2016, 08:30 AM IST

Flawless Jordan Spieth sets early pace at the Masters

The American world number two is bidding to become only the fourth player to claim back-to-back Masters victories.

Apr 08, 2016, 05:03 AM IST

Bubba Watson inspired by Jason Day aggression, but not at East Lake

Two-times Masters winner Bubba Watson says he has learned a valuable lesson from Jason Day about aggression.

Sep 23, 2015, 10:02 AM IST

Jordan Spieth to lose No. 1 ranking to Rory McIlroy after missed cut

Jordan Spieth`s first spell atop the world golf rankings proved short as the Masters and US Open champion missed the cut at the Barclays on Friday to hand the top spot back to Rory McIlroy.

Aug 29, 2015, 09:10 AM IST

Rory McIlroy rivalry takes backseat to Jordan Spieth`s title quest

Rory McIlroy`s return was the last thing on Jordan Spieth`s mind as the PGA Championship teed off on Thursday with the young US star set to go head to head with the world number one.

Aug 13, 2015, 20:05 PM IST

Jason Day spurred by major misses

Jason Day has been knocking at the door of a major triumph since he tied for second on his Masters debut in 2011.

Aug 13, 2015, 08:53 AM IST

Jordan Spieth re-sets goals for year, eyes top spot in rankings

Stung by his inability to close out victory with two holes left at last month`s British Open, Masters and U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth has re-set his goals for the big events that conclude the PGA Tour season.

Aug 06, 2015, 10:16 AM IST

Tiger Woods rallies after awful start to open Memorial with 73

Only a late-round rally lifted Tiger Woods to one-over par 73 that left the former world number-one feeling "beat up" after the first round of the Memorial on Thursday.

Jun 05, 2015, 06:23 AM IST

Tiger Woods adds five more tournaments to schedule

Tiger Woods firmed up his upcoming playing plans on Wednesday by committing to five tournaments: the U.S. Open, British Open, Memorial tournament, Greenbrier Classic and Quicken Loans National.

Apr 30, 2015, 09:44 AM IST

Tiger Woods commits to next month's Players Championship

Tiger Woods will make his next competitive start at next month`s Players Championship in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, the former world number one said on Friday.

Apr 24, 2015, 20:03 PM IST

Jordan Spieth fires 62 to trail by two at Hilton Head

Jordan Spieth shook off the Masters hangover that hounded him during his opening round by firing a nine-under 62 on Friday to stand two shots off the pace early in the second round of the RBC Heritage in South Carolina.

Apr 18, 2015, 09:04 AM IST

Teen Masters sensation Tianlang happy to play long game

The presence of Bubba Watson in China just days after he passed on the green jacket to Jordan Spieth meant the Masters was the talk of the town as the Shenzhen International began Thursday.

Apr 16, 2015, 14:50 PM IST

Teen Masters sensation Guan Tianlang happy to play long game

The presence of Bubba Watson in China just days after he passed on the green jacket to Jordan Spieth meant the Masters was the talk of the town as the Shenzhen International began Thursday.

Apr 16, 2015, 10:36 AM IST

Bubba Watson back on course after Masters disappointment

Bubba Watson hardly had time to wipe the sleep out of his eyes before he was back on the golf course, half a world away from the disappointment that was this year`s Masters.

Apr 15, 2015, 14:33 PM IST

Masters win could boost golf, Jordan Spieth's endorsement portfolio

Golf wunderkind Jordan Spieth`s resounding win at the Masters golf tournament on Sunday not only will boost his personal sponsorship deals but could give the sport a much-needed jolt.

Apr 14, 2015, 09:34 AM IST