American golfer Tiger Woods, 14-time major champion, met former NBA Rockets center Yao Ming on his commercial visit in Shanghai Friday and the two stars exchanged skills on their respective specialized sport.
Two years ago, 14-year-old Guan Tianlang made history by becoming the youngest golfer to make the cut at the Masters.
HSBC and the Hong Kong Golf Association (HKGA) today launched the HSBC Hong Kong Junior Golf Programme, an expanded and enhanced version of the HKGA's current junior development programme which offers a structured pathway for children to try the sport for the first time, develop their skills and, for those talented enough, the chance to represent Hong Kong on the international stage.
More than 5,000 golfers will take part in the 12th annual Golfathon at Mission Hills in China this year, one of the most-attended and influential amateur tournaments worldwide.
The national crackdown on illegal golf courses won't affect the game's rising profile in China with more and more international tournaments tapping into the Chinese market, said golf's governing official.
World No. 1 ranked Rory McIlroy has replaced Tiger Woods as the face of a popular golf video game, EA announced in Los Angeles on Monday.
Around 200 students majoring in golf from 10 colleges in Hainan, island province, jointly took part in a golf course with women golfers who participated in the $600,000 World Ladies Championship at Mission Hills Haikou in China on Saturday.
South Korean player and world No 8 So Yeon Ryu won the World Ladies Championship at Mission Hills Haikou in China after 3 rounds of competition and the final on Sunday.
Now that players on the US task force have solved their Ryder Cup problems, their next priority is to repair damage to their own tour.
Padraig Harrington's game slipped so badly last year that he failed to keep full status on the PGA Tour for the first time. He wrote letters to tournaments asking for a sponsor's exemption and received one from every tournament but the CIMB Classic in Malaysia.
Former US PGA Tour player Dan Olsen on Monday retracted a claim that Tiger Woods has been suspended for a month after Woods' agent and tour officials strongly denied the statement.
A 12-year-old Sydney girl took part in the first round of the New South Wales Women's Golf Open in Australia on Friday.