12/9/2013 5:01:30 PM
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) -- Boo Weekley has withdrawn from the Franklin Templeton Shootout because of two family deaths.
12/9/2013 3:32:46 PM
Rory's McIlroy's year began with a coronation. He was the star attraction at what felt like a rock concert, with music blaring and lasers flashing in a room at Abu Dhabi to celebrate the No. 1 player in golf joining Nike's stable. It ended Sunday with a bogey on the ninth hole at Sherwood with hardly anyone watching. ''It's been a long season, a long stretch,'' McIlroy said after signing for a 70 to finish 11th in an 18-man field at the World Challenge.
12/9/2013 10:07:22 AM
Miguel Angel Jimenez successfully defended his Hong Kong Open title Sunday to extend his record as the oldest winner in European Tour history. The Spaniard won at 49 years, 337 days to break the record he set last year at Hong Kong Golf Club, holing an 18-foot birdie on the first hole of a playoff with Thailand's Prom Meesawat and Wales' Stuart Manley. You have to do this to keep up with the younger lot.'' Jimenez won the event for the fourth time to match the tournament victory record set by Taiwan's Hsieh Yong Yo, the winner in 1963, '64, '75 and '78. I love Hong Kong and this course,'' said Jimenez, also the winner in 2004 and 2007.