Retief Goosen shot his best round of the year, a bogey-free, 7-under 64, to climb up the leaderboard early in the third round of the Valspar Championship.
The Arnold Palmer Invitational picked a broad spectrum of players from major-championship winners such as Retief Goosen, Padraig Harrington, Trevor Immelman and Lee Janzen to up-and-comers such as Brooks Koepka and Peter Uihlein for its sponsor exemptions.
After battling back ailments late in 2012, Fredrik Jacobson and Retief Goosen are in contention at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
5 Things: Luke Donald climbs back to World No. 1 with a birdie on the first hole of a four-way playoff, while Ernie Els and Retief Goosen falter on Sunday.
Luke Donald won the Transitions Championship on the first hole of a four-way playoff, and regains World No. 1 status in the process. Check out how the entire day unfolded in Tampa.
Retief Goosen already has pulled out of Bay Hill next week because of his bum back. But he somehow pulled off a 6-under 65 on Saturday in Tampa to vault into a share of the lead.
Branden Grace won for the second consecutive week on the European Tour, this time beating fellow South Africans Ernie Els and Retief Goosen with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff.
Steven O'Hara shot a 4-under 68 Friday for a one-shot lead over Retief Goosen and Merrick Bremner after the second round of the South African Open.
As affirmations go, this one was totally necessary. After all, Retief Goosen saying, “I’m very excited,” left you with a sense of relief.
Live notes: Tom Watson will play the weekend at the Open Championship for the 24th time in his career. He also has a shot at lifting the Claret Jug for a sixth time.
South Africa’s Retief Goosen shot a 3-under-par 69 to take a one-shot lead in the first round of the Qatar Masters on Thursday.
Retief Goosen, a two-time U.S. Open champion, is part of a somewhat odd coupling in golf lore with Jason Gore.
Retief Goosen returns to Pinehurst for the 2005 U.S. Open with more confidence, more game and an altered outlook as defending champion.
Retief Goosen won the tournament July 15.