Celebrities tee off in Haikou

2012-10-19 15:07:03

Celebrities tee off in the World Celebrity Pro-Am golf tournament in Haikou, South China's Hainan province.

Ronaldo, Phelps attend golf event in China

2012-10-18 20:56:24

Former Brazilian national soccer player Ronaldo, Chairman and CEO of Mission Hills group Ken Chu and US Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps pose for a picture during a news conference ahead of the Mission Hills World Celebrity Pro-Am tournament in Haikou, China's Hainan province October 18,2012.

Chinese teenager Liu Yu takes title

2012-10-15 11:49:30

Liu Yu became the second amateur to win a China LPGA Tour event this year when the 17-year-old held her nerve to close with a 71 on Sunday.

Last hole is in sight for top golfer

2012-10-14 10:36:04

With the sport finally on the Olympic program for 2016, China's top golfer Zhang Lianwei will focus on nurturing the younger generation as it prepares to face the world's best in four years.

Celebrities to tee off at Mission Hills Haikou

2012-10-12 09:41:20

Hollywood celebrities, Chinese movie stars, film directors, well-known sports personalities as well as international golfers will show off their swings and putting skills in Hainan.

Big game hunting as McIlroy leads European charge

2012-09-28 10:09:23

The United States had labelled world number one Rory McIlroy a marked man at the 39th Ryder Cup but it was the Northern Irishman who sounded like the hunter after the opening matchups were announced on Thursday.

Olazabal hopes to follow Ballesteros one more time

2012-09-25 10:16:00

Jose Maria Olazabal brings a world of Ryder Cup experience to the upcoming matches at Medinah, but it is his passion for the competition that figures to distinguish the quiet Spaniard as European captain.

Couples voted into Hall of Fame

2012-09-20 11:17:31

Former Masters champion Fred Couples, a 15-times winner on the PGA Tour who is one of the most laid-back figures in the game, has been voted into the World Golf Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2013.

Tiger happy with 2012, despite major drought

2012-09-20 10:30:43

Tiger Woods has not won a major title in more than four years but he is delighted with his progress this season, highlighted by three victories on the PGA Tour, after a frustrating 2011 campaign cut short by injury.

Shin masters brutal conditions to take British Open

2012-09-18 17:31:14

South Korean Shin Ji-yai romped to victory at the women's British Open on Sunday, carding a final-round 73 to win her second major by a massive nine shots in horrendous weather.

Palmer receives US Congressional Gold Medal

2012-09-13 10:28:06

Arnold Palmer became the sixth athlete to earn a Congressional Gold Medal at a ceremony on Wednesday where the golfing great and humanitarian made light of the divided US lawmakers who gave him the award.

Playing it by the book

2012-09-11 08:00:13

From this semester, China's golf students will be able to purchase textbooks for the first time after years of using photocopied material and ragged textbooks, handed down through the years.