Found March 04, 2012 on
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Rory McIlroy won the Honda Classic with a performance worthy of the new No. 1 ranking. Right when it looked as though McIlroy had no serious challenge Sunday, Tiger Woods came on strong with a birdie-eagle finish for a 62 -- his lowest final round ever -- to get within one shot of the lead. McIlroy could hear the roar from the farthest corner of PGA National, and the 22-year-old from Northern Ireland responded with some clutch golf of his own. He made an 8-foot birdie putt, and then made three clutch par saves during...

McIlroy reveals secret weapon in charge for number one spot

Rory McIlroy may have found the missing ingredient in his bid to become world number one - his mother's cooking. The 22-year-old US Open champion is able to stay at his new Florida base for this week's Honda Classic and he is in joint second place - with Justin Rose among others - going into today's second round. McIlroy's parents are over from Ireland for the tournament...

Huh sees stature grow by the day

GOLF: Even Woods acknowledges him, but ex-C.V. High player still trying to find agent. Every PGA Tour rookie has a moment or two when he knows he's gone from anonymity to known quantity. For John Huh, who won the Mayakoba Classic in just his fifth Tour start last week, one of those shining moments came on the driving range at PGA National. He was hitting in the stall next...

Tiger Lifts Honda Classic to Ten-Year High in Overnight Ratings

Tiger Woods‘ presence in the Honda Classic resulted in a ten-year high in overnight ratings for the event. Final round coverage of the PGA Tour Honda Classic, in which Woods finished second, earned a 3.2 overnight rating on NBC Sunday afternoon — up 78% from both last year (1.8) and 2010 (1.8). The 3.2 overnight is the highest for final round coverage of the event since 2002...

Rory McIlroy Interrupts Caroline Wozniacki-Maria Sharapova Tennis Match to Play a Point at Madison Square Garden

If there's anything more adorable than the No. 1 golfer in the world coming down onto the court during his girlfriend's tennis match at Madison Square Garden to play a point with Maria Sharapova, we haven't see it. Rory McIlroy, who assumed the top ranking by winning the Honda Classic on Sunday, joined his girlfriend, Caroline Wozniacki, on the hard court during an exhibition...

VIDEO: Rory McIlroy plays a point against Maria Sharapova


New Delhi: For Anirban Lahiri,it was a matter of picking up from where he left off.Fresh from his second Asian Tour victory at the Delhi Golf Club,the Bangalore pro travelled to Chonburi,Thailand,for a shot at earning a berth in the prestigious British Open .With only four tickets available,he accomplished his target by winning the Asian qualifying round at the picturesque Amata...
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