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Michael Allen wins Allianz Championship in playoff
Michael Allen won the Allianz Championship on Sunday for his sixth Champions Tour title, beating Duffy Waldorf with a two-putt birdie on the second hole of a playoff.
Michael Allen shoots 69, hangs onto Allianz lead
Michael Allen followed a first-round 60 with a second-round 69 Saturday to take a one-shot lead going into the final round of the Allianz Championship.
Cheyenne Woods leads by a shot at Australian Ladies Masters
Cheyenne Woods will take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the Australian Ladies Masters after shooting a 2-under 71 on Saturday to stay on track for her first professional victory.
Thomas Aiken, Justin Walters share lead at Joburg Open
Thomas Aiken and Justin Walters moved into a tie for the lead at 17 under at the Joburg Open on Saturday as overnight pace-setters Edoardo Molinari and David Horsey lost ground.
Edoardo Molinari, Craig Lee share Joburg lead
Edoardo Molinari and Craig Lee share the halfway lead at the Joburg Open on 11-under par, while David Horsey charged into contention with a 63 to sit a shot off the lead on Friday.
Woods, Bregman lead Aussie Ladies Masters; Webb DQ'd
Eight-time winner and defending champion Karrie Webb was disqualified from the Australian Ladies Masters on Friday for signing an incorrect scorecard after the second round. Meanwhile, American Cheyenne Woods shares the lead.
Edoardo Molinari in 4-way tie for lead at Joburg Open
Edoardo Molinari is in a four-way tie with Alastair Forsyth, Craig Lee and Justin Walters after the first-round of the European Tour's Joburg Open with his 7-under-par 64 on Thursday.
Jessica Korda, Katie Burnett lead Ladies Australian Masters
American Jessica Korda sustained her strong early-season form to share the lead with compatriot Katie Burnett after Thursday's first round of the Ladies Australian Masters.
American Anya Alvarez leads NZ Women's Open
American Anya Alvarez had six birdies in an unblemished 66 to take a two-stroke lead after Saturday's second round of the New Zealand Women's Open, resisting a late charge from world No. 4 Lydia Ko.
Tate, Bae share 1-shot lead at NZ Women's Open
New Zealand's Stacey Tate stole the limelight from her illustrious compatriot Lydia Ko by shooting a 4-under 68 to share the lead with South Korea's Seon Woo Bae after after Friday's opening round of the New Zealand Women's Open.
Cabrera-Bello, Webster tie for 1-shot Qatar lead
Rafa Cabrera-Bello of Spain squandered a two-shot lead in finishing tied with Steve Webster of England on top of the leaderboard heading to the final round of the Qatar Masters on Friday.
Couples, Langer tied for lead at Champions Tour opener in Hawaii
Bernhard Langer and Fred Couples broke away with birdies on the 17th to top the leaderboard going into Sunday's final round of the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai.
Rocco Mediate leads Champions Tour opener in Hawaii
Rocco Mediate fought off a left hip problem to take the first-round lead in the Champions Tour's season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship.
Raphael Jacquelin leads ahead of Louis Oosthuizen at Volvo
Raphael Jacquelin shot a bogey-free 5-under 67 in extremely windy conditions on South Africa's east coast to take the first-round lead at the Volvo Golf Champions on Thursday.
Adam Scott to skip Match Play, West Coast Swing
Masters champion Adam Scott is taking a six-week break after Hawaii, meaning he will skip the Match Play Championship.
Matt Kuchar, Harris English win Franklin Templeton Shootout, set tourney mark
Matt Kuchar and Harris English set a tournament course record by finishing at 34 under at the Franklin Templeton Shootout on Sunday.
Dawie van der Walt shot a 4-under 66 Saturday to win the Nelson Mandela Championship by two shots, giving the tournament a South African victory in a week when the country bids farewell to its former president.
Sergio Garcia finished with back-to-back birdies to shoot a second straight 7-under 65 Saturday and seize a four-shot lead after the third round of the Thailand Golf Championship.
Defending champions Kenny Perry and Sean O'Hair shot an 8-under 64 in modified alternate-shot play Friday for a share of the first-round lead in the Franklin Templeton Shootout.
2 players shoot 59s in Durban, with preferred lies
Jorge Campillo of Spain and Colin Nel of South Africa both reached what is seen as golf's magic number. But their 59s come with asterisks because of the preferred lies, and the Mount Edgecombe course was reduced by one stroke to a par 70.
Rain pushes Round 1 into Friday at Nelson Mandela; Daniel Brooks leads
Players will need a third day to complete the first round at the Nelson Mandela Championship after rain again disrupted the European Tour event's schedule.
Daniel Brooks leads as rain disrupts play at Nelson Mandela
England's Daniel Brooks shot an 8-under 62 to take a one-stroke lead in the Nelson Mandela Championship on Wednesday after heavy rain disrupted the first round.
Thomas Bjorn rallies with 2 eagles for 65, wins Sun City
Thomas Bjorn had two eagles in his last nine holes, one brilliant and one a bit lucky, to overtake overnight leader Jamie Donaldson and win the 2013 Nedbank Golf Challenge.
16-year-old Lydia Ko's first win as pro comes in Taiwan
By three shots over So Yeon Ryu, teenager Lydia Ko snares her first win as a professional -- though not her first pro tourney win -- at the Swinging Skirts World Ladies Masters.
Phatlum edges Lewis to win Dubai Ladies Masters
Thailand's Pornanong Phatlum rallied to win the Dubai Ladies Masters on Saturday, hitting a 54-degree wedge to 2 feet on the par-5 final hole for a birdie and a one-stroke victory over American Stacy Lewis.
Jamie Donaldson keeps 3-shot lead at Nedbank Challenge
Jamie Donaldson of Wales held onto his three-shot lead through the third round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge at Sun City.
Stuart Manley takes third-round lead at Hong Kong Open
Stuart Manley of Wales put himself in position for a first European Tour title by shooting a 4-under 66 Saturday to take a one-shot lead into the final round at the Hong Kong Open.
Jaye Marie Green continues to lead at LPGA Q-School
Jaye Marie Green pushed her lead to seven strokes Friday in the LPGA Tour qualifying tournament and Mi Rim Lee jumped to second with a course-record round.
Stacy Lewis builds lead at Omega Dubai Ladies Masters
Stacy Lewis increased her lead to two strokes in the Dubai Ladies Masters, shooting a 2-under 70 in the third round Friday.
Jbe Kruger honors Nelson Mandela, takes lead at Hong Kong Open
Jbe Kruger of South Africa paid tribute to Nelson Mandela after taking a one-shot lead at the Hong Kong Open on Friday.
Jaye Marie Green increases lead to 5 shots at LPGA Q-School
Jaye Marie Green shot a 4-under 68 on Thursday to increase her lead to five strokes after the second round of LPGA Q-School.
Lightning suspends Nedbank play in Sun City as Luke Donald leads
Luke Donald's rapid start at the Nedbank Golf Challenge was halted by lightning Thursday, leaving the former World No. 1 leading by two shots at 5 under through 11 holes.
David Higgins shot a 6-under 64 Thursday to lead the Hong Kong Open by one shot after the first round.
Lightning halted the first round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge and Luke Donald's rapid start at the 30-man invitational on Thursday.
Ernie Els is cutting back his golf schedule for 2014 to spend time with his family
Ernie Els is considering cutting his golf schedule even more to spend time with his family, saying life on the road after 25 seasons as a pro is getting "tougher and tougher."
Charl Schwartzel defends title at Alfred Dunhill Championship
Charl Schwartzel successfully defended his title at the Alfred Dunhill Championship, shooting a 4-under 68 on Sunday for a four-shot victory and his first European Tour victory in a year.
Charl Schwartzel, Morten Orum Madsen share lead at Alfred Dunhill Championship
Charl Schwartzel and Morten Orum Madsen share the lead after two rounds at the European Tour's Alfred Dunhill Championship.
Scott hot at Australian Open with 1st-round 62
Adam Scott birdied his first six holes en route to a course-record 10-under 62 at Royal Sydney on Thursday to take a three-stroke lead after the first round of the Australian Open.
Madsen leads at Alfred Dunhill Championship
Morten Orum Madsen leads the Alfred Dunhill Championship after shooting a 7-under 65 in the opening round at Leopard Creek.
Denmark's Madsen wins first European Tour title
Morten Orum Madsen of Denmark won his first European Tour title Sunday as Charl Schwartzel struggled in the final round of the season-opening South African Open.
Luke Donald defends title at Dunlop Phoenix
Luke Donald shot a 5-under 66 on Sunday to defend his title at the Dunlop Phoenix and earn his first victory of the year.
Kevin Kisner takes 2-shot lead at Pebble Beach Invitational
Kevin Kisner shot a bogey-free 64 at Spyglass Hill and rallied for a two-shot lead over Jason Kokrak after three rounds of the Pebble Beach Invitational on Saturday.
Charl Schwartzel takes 1-shot lead at South African Open
Charl Schwartzel shot a 3-under 69 Saturday to take a one-shot lead into the final round of the South African Open, the season-opening event on the European Tour.
Caddie Steve Williams to reduce schedule with Adam Scott after 2014
Adam Scott's caddie Steve Williams plans to cut down on his schedule after next year, slowly putting to an end a 35-year career carrying the golf bags of Raymond Floyd, Greg Norman and most successfully, Tiger Woods.
Jason Day cards 66 to take lead at World Cup; Australia team in front
Australian Jason Day shot a 5-under 66 Saturday to take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the World Cup at Royal Melbourne.
Thomas Bjorn holds 2nd-round lead at World Cup; U.S. team leads
Thomas Bjorn of Denmark maintained his patience around a tricky Royal Melbourne on Friday to shoot a 3-under 68 and take a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the World Cup.
Morgan Hoffmann's 65 leads way at Pebble Beach
Morgan Hoffmann had a one-stroke lead on fellow PGA Tour players Chesson Hadley, Ted Potter Jr., Scott Brown and defending champion Tommy Gainey.
Kevin Streelman, Thomas Bjorn tied for lead at World Cup
Kevin Streelman birdied five of the first six holes on the back nine before bogeying two of the final three to share the first-round lead at golf's World Cup with Thomas Bjorn at 5 under.
NGA Tour partners with Great Lakes Tour
The NGA Tour said the Ontario-based Great Lakes Tour will be rebranded and offer points leaders status on the NGA Tour Pro Series.
4 share lead at Champions Tour Q-School
Wes Short, Jr., Jeff Freeman, Doug Garwood and Bill Glasson all carded 7-under 64s to share the first-round lead at the Champions Tour national qualifying tournament at TPC Scottsdale.