Dustin Johnson needed an eagle to win the U.S. Open or a birdie to force an 18-hole playoff on Monday with Jordan Spieth.
On No. 18, Johnson went for the win on his eagle putt, but the ball went past the hole by three feet. On the come-back, Johnson pulled the ball to the right of the hole, giving Spieth the outright win for his second consecutive major.
Johnson left Chambers...
Jordan Spieth claimed his second major of the year after Dustin Johnson three-putted on No. 18 with a chance to take the tittle.
Spieth, who also won the Masters, finished the day 5-under par, one better than Johnson.
Johnson and Spieth entered the day in a four-way tie for the lead with Jason Day and Branden Grace at 4-under.
Johnson missed a 13 foot Eagle putt and then missed...
Volvo makes some nice cars, but everyone knows that. Did you know it also produces top-quality construction equipment? For those not yet aware, Volvo once again brought along some of its machinery to a golf tournament it’s sponsoring, which this week is the Volvo World Match Play Championship in England.
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Louis Oosthuizen kicked off 2014 by successfully defending his Volvo Golf Champions title, his seventh European Tour win. Here are 5 Things you need to know from the first European event of the year:
1. UNCERTAINTY ABOUNDS: Oosthuizen may have won the Volvo Golf Champions, but he isn't sure what the rest of the season holds. The diminutive South African struggled with injuries in...
South African Louis Oosthuizen birdied his closing two holes to retain the Volvo Champions title on Sunday after an earlier eagle on the eighth.
The 2010 British Open winner shot a 4-under 68 for an overall 12-under 276 and claimed his seventh win on the European Tour.
Oosthuizen finished a stroke ahead of fellow South African Branden Grace who also shot a 68 on the Durban Country...
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January 11, 2014
Joost Luiten holed out for an albatross on the way to a 5-under 67 Friday and a share of the second-round lead with Louis Oosthuizen and Tommy Fleetwood at the Volvo Golf Champions.
The Dutchman holed his 7-iron from 248 yards for a two on the par-5 No. 10 at Durban Country Club. His shot pitched near the front fringe, took a couple of bounces across the green and rolled home.
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January 10, 2014
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Such is the nature of his back that Louis Oosthuizen has planned his golf schedule only up to the Masters in April.
Problems with his lower back last year forced Oosthuizen to miss more events than he wanted to, and to withdraw after three rounds of the Byron Nelson Championship, after a first-round 75 at the U.S. Open, and most disappointingly to him, after six holes in the British...
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January 08, 2014