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Monday 24 November 2014

LPGA Tour: Million Dollar Baby: Lydia Ko wins Race to CME Globe, CME Group Tour Championship

Lydia Ko is golf’s million dollar baby.   The World No.3 has completed a remarkable season today by winning the Race to CME Globe, the season-long point’s race on the LPGA Tour, with a playoff victory in the CME Group Tour Championship.   ...

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Monday 17 November 2014

Kiwi Pro Watch: Lee finishes third in Mexico

Danny Lee had mixed emotions after finishing in a share of third place at the OHL Classic on the PGA Tour in Mayakoba, Mexico.   The 24-year-old began the final round in a share of fifth place but jumped into the outright lead when he made seve...

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Monday 17 November 2014

Kiwi Pro Watch: Geary finishes runner-up at NSW Open

Mount Maunganui professional Josh Geary has come up just short of claiming his second title on the PGA Tour of Australasia. The 30-year-old finished in a share of the lead with Victorian Anthony Brown at the NSW Open and the Australian claimed the...

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Sunday 16 November 2014

NSW Open: Geary shares the lead

New South Welshman James Nitties and New Zealander Josh Geary will head into the final round of the NSW Open tied for the lead. Starting the day with one shot lead Nitties shot 1-under 71 while Josh Geary fired 4-under 68 to be tied at 14-und...

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Saturday 15 November 2014

Web.Com Tour Qualifying: Fox and Campbell miss in Texas

Ryan Fox’s dream of joining the Web.Com Tour in 2015 is over.   The 27-year-old, who had carded rounds of 72, 71 and 74 to be in a share of 22 nd place, needed a strong final round today in Texas to advance to the Final Stage of Qualifying. ...

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Monday 3 November 2014

Kiwi Pro Watch: Owen wins Australian PGA Seniors Championship

Taupo professional Simon Owen has won the Australian PGA Seniors Championship in dramatic fashion.   Owen, who finished regulation play tied with Australian Michael Harwood on two-under the card, made a birdie on the first playoff hole to claim the...

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Sunday 19 October 2014

Kiwi Pro Watch: Fox ecstatic with WA Open win

Auckland professional Ryan Fox has won the WA Open Championship by an emphatic six shots.   Starting the day tied for the lead, Fox made his intentions known early with a birdie on the first before going on to shot a five-under par 67 for a tourn...

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Sunday 19 October 2014

Kiwi Pro Watch: Fox claims WA Open in style

Auckland professional Ryan Fox has claimed his first win on the PGA Tour of Australasia in emphatic style.   The 27-year-old, who began the final round in a share of the lead with South Australian pro Paul Spargo on 18-under par, was in a class of hi...

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Friday 17 October 2014

Kiwi Pro Watch: Fox in the hunt in Perth

Auckland professional Ryan Fox has got off to a blistering start to the Western Australian Open Championship in Perth. The 27-year-old, who last week advanced to the second stage of qualifying for the Web.Com Tour, carded an eight-under par 64 ...

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Thursday 16 October 2014

Kiwi Pro Watch: Geary confident in WA Open title defence

Mount Maunganui pro Josh Geary is set to defend his John Hughes Nexus Risk Services WA Open Championship title this week from the 16-19 October 2014 at Cottesloe Golf Club.  Geary notched up his first win on the PGA Tour of Australasia when he wo...

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Monday 13 October 2014

Kiwi Pro Watch: Ko finishes eighth in Malaysia

World No.3 Lydia Ko has failed to fire in the final round of the Sime Darby LPGA event in Malaysia.  The 17-year-old, who began in a share of third place, was hunting her third title in her rookie season on the LPGA Tour but had to settle for a share of eigh...

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Thursday 9 October 2014

Kiwi Pro Watch: Fox makes a charge in Texas

Auckland professional Ryan Fox is on the charge at the first stage of qualifying for the Web.Com Tour in Texas. The 27-year-old, who fought back in round one with five birdies in a six hole stretch to post a one-under par 71, continued his momentu...

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Friday 12 September 2014

Kiwi Pro Watch: Shilton in contention in Noumea

Waikato professional Brad Shilton is in a share of second place at the South Pacific Open in New Caledonia. The former Eisenhower rep, who won the title in 2012 for the biggest win of his career, has carded rounds of 68 and 65 at the Tina Golf C...

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Friday 12 September 2014

Evian Championship: Ko has steady start in France

World No.3 Lydia Ko has made a solid start to the year’s final major, the Evian Championship in France. The 17-year-old, who is trying to become the youngest major winner in history, opened with a two-under par 69 at the Evian Resort Golf C...

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Monday 25 August 2014

Kiwi Pro Watch: Lee qualifies for week two of the Playoffs

Danny Lee will have mixed feelings after qualifying for week two of the Fed Ex Cup Playoffs on the PGA Tour.  The 24-year-old Rotorua professional carded a two-over par 73 in the final round of The Barclays in New Jersey today to finish in a share...

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Monday 18 August 2014

LPGA Championship: Ko proud of her performance in New York

World No.2 Lydia Ko was proud of her performance at the LPGA Championship in New York.   The 17-year-old, who was trying to become the youngest major champion in golf history, carded a two-under par 70 today in the final round of the LP...

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Saturday 16 August 2014

LPGA Championship: Ko remains in contention in New York

World No.2 Lydia Ko is in contention at the halfway stage of the LPGA Championship in New York.   The 17-year-old, who has already won two titles in her rookie season on the LPGA Tour, has carded a three-under par 69 in round two at the Monr...

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Friday 15 August 2014

LPGA Championship – Ko four shots back in New York

World No.2 Lydia Ko has made a solid start to the LPGA Championship in New York.   The 17-year-old, who is hoping to become the youngest major golf champion in history, birdied the final hole at the Monroe Golf Club in Pittsford to sign for a two-u...

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Sunday 20 July 2014

Kiwi Pro Watch: Alker leads by two in Idaho, Ko fifth in Ohio

Steven Alker is on track to win for a second time on the Web.Com Tour in 2014.   The 42-year-old Hamilton pro bounced back from an opening bogey to shoot a six-under par 65 today and grab the 54-hole lead at the Albertsons Boise Open in Idah...

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Saturday 19 July 2014

Kiwi Pro Watch: Ko and Alker remain in contention

World No.2 Lydia Ko is in contention to win her fourth title on the LPGA Tour.   The 17-year-old has shot consecutive rounds of four-under par 67 at the Highlands Meadow Golf Club to be in a share of second place at the halfway stage of the Mara...

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Monday 14 July 2014

Kiwi Pro Watch: Geary claims Mackay Open

Mount Maunganui professional Josh Geary has overcome difficult conditions and fellow Kiwi Daniel Peace to claim the 2014 Mackay Open on the PGA Tour of Australasia.   The 29-year-old began the final round one shot behind Pearce and was fast out of...

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Monday 19 May 2014

Kiwi Pro Watch: Ko records top 5 finish in Virginia

World No.3 Lydia Ko has continued her dream rookie year as a professional on the LPGA Tour. The 17-year-old has shot an even-par 71 in the final round of the Kingsmill Championship in Virginia to finish in a share of fifth place.   Ko, who won ...

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Monday 12 May 2014

Kiwi Pro Watch: Fox enjoys top 10 in Korea, Pender runner-up in PNG

Auckland professional Ryan Fox has enjoyed his best finish on the OneAsia Tour. The 27-year-old, who last week claimed his breakthrough win at the ask>metro Muriwai Open on the Charles Tour, continued his good form when he finished in a share o...

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Monday 31 March 2014

Kiwi Pro Watch: Smail finishes tied 13th in Indonesia

  Hamilton professional David Smail was the best of the Kiwis at the Indonesian PGA Championship on the OneAsia Tour.     The 43-year-old carded a four-under par 68 in the final round at the Damai Indah Golf Club to finish in a share of 13 th place in...

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Friday 28 March 2014

Kiwi Pro Watch: Paddison soars with eagles in Jakarta

  Wellington professional Gareth Paddison bagged two eagles on his way to a brilliant eight-under par 64 to grab the lead after the opening round of the Indonesia PGA Championship.     The left hander could have gone even lower if not for a bogey on his la...

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