RICHARD STERNE NEWS

Day 1 Tournament Craziness at the WGC-Accenture Match Play

Marana, Arizona – Richard Sterne, ranked 65th in the world, defeated Snead-Bracket #1 seed Zach Johnson 5 & 4 in match play on Wednesday at the WGC-Accenture Match Play championship, adding to a barrage of upsets in round one. After trailing Johnson early, Sterne birdied 11, 13, and 14 to secure the upset in his second appearance at the WGC event. Sterne, who beat Jason Dufner...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Three British Open places available in South Africa tournament

Three players could qualify for the British Open at the Joburg Open next month. Organizers of the Johannesburg European Tour event said on Thursday the top three finishers within the top 10 not already exempt will earn a place at the game's oldest major. The British Open is at Royal Liverpool in July, and the Joburg Open becomes one of 14 tournaments in nine countries that...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

British Open places available in South Africa

Three players could qualify for the British Open at the Joburg Open next month. Organizers of the Johannesburg European Tour event said on Thursday the top three finishers within the top 10 not already exempt will earn a place at the game's oldest major. The British Open is at Royal Liverpool in July, and the Joburg Open becomes one of 14 tournaments in nine countries that...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Female streaker at the President’s Cup

With the U.S. holding a commanding lead Sunday at the President’s Cup in Dublin, Ohio, one lady took it upon herself to spice up the golf course. The United States clinched on a point from Tiger Woods’ individual match win over Richard Sterne from South Africa.  The final score finished at United States 18½, International 15½, Gallery 100. And good for the security guards...
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October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

President’s Cup: U.S. Squad Wraps Up Victory with Strong Finish

U.S. captain Freddy Couples wins another President’s Cup making it an impressive 5th time in a row. The U.S. team grabs its eighth President’s Cup title in 10 tournaments thanks to the clutch putting on the American side during the singles matches. Due to the great play of Steve Stricker all week and Zach Johnson today with an impressive win over Brandon Grace while PGA Championship...
Via The GP Golf Report
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

US wins 5th straight Presidents Cup

The Presidents Cup ended Sunday the same way it always goes -- an American celebration after Tiger Woods delivers the winning point. Woods' back flared up on him again in the final hour at Muirfield Village. He still managed to hang on to beat Richard Sterne, 1 up, to give the Americans the 18 points they needed to win the Presidents Cup for the fifth straight time. It was...
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October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 PGA Tour Wrap-Up: Part Two

Yesterday, we looked at the post season awards you are likely to hear about this week. After that happens most of the golf talk you will hear will be centered around the President’s Cup. So I hope you enjoyed your little break because the President’s Cup will be great and you should watch. And I will let you in on a little secret: I love international golf competitions. They...
Via Tap In Golf
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

18 players added to Open field

Eighteen players have gained exemptions into the Open Championship at Muirfield through money lists on the European and PGA Tours and others because of their Official World Golf Ranking. Richard Sterne, Brett Rumford, Mikko Ilonen, Thomas Bjorn and Marc Warren qualify off the European Tour money list. Billy Horschel, Boo Weekly, Russell Henley, Jimmy Walker and Harris English earn...
Via Fox Sports
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

McDowell wins French Open by 4 shots

Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland won the French Open on Sunday, shooting a 4-under 67 in the final round to capture his ninth European Tour title by four strokes. McDowell had five birdies and a bogey to finish 9-under 275. The Northern Irishman won the World Match-Play Championship in May, but missed the cut in his three following tournaments. Richard Sterne of South Africa...
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July 06, 2013  |  Discuss

McDowell, Sterne lead French Open

Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland and Richard Sterne of South Africa share a one-stroke lead after three rounds of the French Open. McDowell shot a 1-under 70 while Sterne had a 71 on the tough Albatross course of Le Golf National, leaving both at 5-under 208. Bernd Wiesberger of Austria (68), David Howell of England (69) and Richard Green of Australia (70) were at 209. Soren...
Via AP on Fox
July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Volvo World Match Play Championship Results

Thursday At Thracian Cliffs Golf and Beach Club Kavarna, Bulgaria Yardage: 7,291; Par: 72 Round Robin Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, Spain, def. Jamie Donaldson, Wales, 1 up Carl Pettersson, Sweden, def. Thorbjorn Olesen, Denmark, 4 and 3 Francesco Molinari, Italy, def. Henrik Stenson, Sweden, 2 and 1 Branden Grace, South Africa, def. Nicolas Colsaerts, Belgium, 4 and 3 Bo Van Pelt...
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May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Sterne's health now matches talent

Richard Sterne has some catching up to do. Actually, he has a lot of catching up to do. He began making up ground by winning the Joburg Open. The diminutive South African earned his first victory in four years with a seven-shot win over Charl Schwartzel on Sunday. It helps make up for years of injury that threatened to end his career. Sterne is the forgotten man of South African...
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February 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Sterne cruises to Joburg Open title by 7 shots

Richard Sterne cruised to his first European Tour title in more than four years, winning the Joburg Open by seven shots on Sunday. Sterne shot a bogey-free 64 to finish with a tournament record total of 27 under at the Royal Johannesburg & Kensington golf course and win by the largest margin in tournament history. ''That was probably the best final round of my career...
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February 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Sterne, Fisher race away from field

South African duo Richard Sterne and Trevor Fisher Jr. each shot a 4-under 68 to move five shots ahead of the field at the Joburg Open on Saturday. Both men birdied the final hole for a 19-under total of 196 at the Royal Johannesburg & Kensington GC. Felipe Aguilar (68), Jaco van Zyl (67) and George Coetzee (70) and two-time tournament winner Charl Schwartzel (68) trail at...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Sterne cruises to Joburg Open title

A consummate final-day performance from Richard Sterne saw the South African cruise to his first European Tour title in more than four years as he won the Joburg Open by seven shots on Sunday. Sterne shot a bogey-free 64 to finish with a tournament-record total of 27 under par at the Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club. Fellow overnight leader Trevor Fisher Jr. faltered...
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February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Fisher Jr., Sterne share Joburg lead

Trevor Fisher Jr. shot a 9-under 62 and Richard Sterne had a 65 Friday to share the lead after the second round of the Joburg Open. Fisher had an eagle and seven birdies, including a run of three straight in his back nine on the West Course at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club. Sterne went bogey-free for the second consecutive round on the East Course. The South Africans...
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February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Kieffer, Sterne share Euro lead

Germany's Maximilian Kieffer and South Africa's Richard Sterne each shot an 8-under-par 63 Thursday to share the lead after the first round of the European Tour's Joburg Open. Kieffer and Sterne both had bogey-free rounds on the West Course at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club to move ahead of another South African, Bryce Easton, who had a 7-under 65 on the...
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February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

GF,MGSPINTL *2080 AP-GLF--Joburg Open Scores,0137

Joburg Open Scores Leading scores Thursday from the Joburg Open, a $1.75 million European Tour and Sunshine Tour event at the 7,592-yard par-72 East Course and 7,237-yard par-71 West Course at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club (w-West Course, e-East Course): First Round w-Richard Sterne, South Africa 30-33-63 w-Maximilian Kieffer, Germany 31-32-63 e-Bryce Easton, South...
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February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Kiefer, Sterne share 1st-round lead at Joburg Open

Germany's Maximilian Kiefer and South Africa's Richard Sterne each shot an 8-under 63 Thursday to share the lead after the first round of the European Tour's Joburg Open. Kiefer and Sterne both had bogey-free rounds on the West Course at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club to move ahead of another South African, Bryce Easton, who had a 7-under 65 on the East...
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February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Gallacher wins Dubai Desert Classic

Stephen Gallacher holed a dramatic eagle down the stretch to win the Dubai Desert Classic Sunday, overcoming early jitters to beat playing partner Richard Sterne by three shots. Gallacher finished with a 22-under total of 266. Looking for his first European Tour win since 2004, Gallacher (71) had a nervous start. The 111th-ranked Scotsman had a three-shot lead over Sterne but bogeyed...
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February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Gallacher takes 3-shot lead in Dubai

Stephen Gallacher shot a 10-under 62 on Saturday to grab a three-shot lead at the Dubai Desert Classic and break a three-round scoring record set by Tiger Woods 12 years ago. The 111th-ranked Scotsman, who finished second last year in Dubai, is looking for his first European Tour win since 2004. Gallacher holed a bunker shot on 18 for an eagle to finish with a 21-under total of...
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February 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Sterne holds onto lead in Dubai

Overnight leader Richard Sterne sank a birdie on 18 to take a one-shot lead over Danish youngster Thorbjorn Olesen and two others at the halfway point of the Dubai Desert Classic on Friday. Meanwhile, Sergio Garcia pulled to within three of Sterne despite struggling with shoulder problems that required treatment midway through his round. Sterne, a South African who has struggled...
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January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Sterne's 10-under 62 leads in Dubai

Richard Sterne nearly broke the course record at the Dubai Desert Classic on Thursday, shooting 10-under 62 in the first round to finish one shot ahead of Stephen Gallacher. The 165th-ranked South African, who has struggled in recent years with back problems, started with three birdies on his first four holes. Sterne was on pace to break the course record of 61 set by Ernie Els...
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January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

GF,MGSPINTL *2080 AP-GLF--Dubai Desert Classic Scores,0175

Dubai Desert Classic Leading Scores Leading scores Thursday at the Dubai Desert Classic, a European Tour event at the par-72, 6,713-meter (7,344-yard) Emirates Golf Club: First Round Richard Sterne, South Africa 31-31 -62 Stephen Gallacher, Scotland 30-33 -63 Tommy Fleetwood, England 33-32 -65 Scott Jamieson, Scotland 33-32 -65 Chris Doak, Scotland 31-34 -65 Maximilian Kieffer...
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January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

GF,MGSPINTL *2080 AP-GLF--South African Open Scores,0223

South African Open Leading Scores Leading scores Thursday from the South African Open, a European Tour event at the par-72, 7,761-yard (7,096-meter) Serengeti Golf and Wildlife Estate course: First Round Merrick Bremner, South Africa 30-34 -64 Matthew Carvell, South Africa 33-33 -66 Henrik Stenson, Sweden 32-34 -66 Craig Lee, Scotland 36-31 -67 Alex Haindl, South Africa 34-33...
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November 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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