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Marc Leishman in the mix at US PGA

Marc Leishman

Defending champion Marc Leishman is well in the mix but Charley Hoffman stole the first-day spotlight at the $US6.1 million ($6.65 million) US PGA Travelers Championship.

Colombian storms to Open lead

Mariajo Uribe

Jon Tuxworth Mariajo Uribe will not let Lydia Ko hog the limelight at the women's Australian Open.

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Colombian just doing her thing at Open

SPORT - New leader Mariajo Uribe in action during the second round at the  Australian Women's Open at Royal Canberra, Yarralumla.                                                                                                                                                                                15th  February  2013.                                                                                                                                                                   Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth She was overshadowed by a 15-year-old on day one, but Mariajo Uribe doesn't plan on letting Lydia Ko hog the limelight at the Australian Open this weekend.

Brumby defends using $3m to lure Tiger

Victorian Premier John Brumby has defended the use of taxpayer money to pay part of Tiger Woods' $3 million Australian Masters appearance fee.

US golfers to end losses at PGA opening

American golfers will try to snap a seven-year losing streak at the opening event of the US PGA Tour season when the Mercedes-Benz Championship begins.

Harmon fears for Tiger's record bid

Tiger Woods' former coach Butch Harmon has admitted that Woods winning the US Open while injured may affect his chances of overhauling Jack Nicklaus' record.

Harrington voted Tour player of the year

Padraig Harrington has been voted PGA Tour player of the year by his peers, becoming the first European player to win the award since it began in 1990.

Perry-Hoch top Holmes-Weekly to PGA win

Kenny Perry and Scott Hoch have held off JB Holmes and Boo Weekley to win the Merrill Lynch Shootout.

Hoch and Perry seize Shootout lead

Scott Hoch and Kenny Perry came out firing to seize the lead on Saturday in the second round of golf's Merrill Lynch Shootout.

Price and Sluman grab Shootout lead

Zimbabwe's Nick Price and American Jeff Sluman teamed for an eight-under 64 on Friday to take a first-day lead at the Merrill Lynch Shootout.

Villegas, Poulter to boost Aussie golf

The Aussie golf summer will get a big shot of flair and flamboyance with Camilo Villegas and Ian Poulter agreeing to play the Johnnie Walker Classic in Perth.

No place like home for Garcia

Sergio Garcia fired a six under par 65 to give him a share of a three-way lead after two rounds of the Castello Masters.

Baddeley falters, Villegas soars at PGA

Andrew Both Aaron Baddeley's hoped-for final round charge never left the launch pad as he finished 10th behind winner Camilo Villegas at the PGA Tour event in Missouri.

Baddeley keeps Championship hopes alive

Andrew Both Aaron Baddeley birdied the final two holes to move within four strokes of the lead after his third round at the PGA Tour event in Missouri.

Appleby has found his PGA tour range

Andrew Both The last time Stuart Appleby won a golf tournament, John Howard was still prime minister and Hillary Clinton was expected to become the next American president.

Weir leads in New England, Aussies fade

Andrew Both Canadian Mike Weir grabbed the lead as the Australians faded into a New England sunset after the third round at the US PGA Tour's Deutsche Bank Championship.

Norman 2nd at unlikely Open leaderboard

Angus MacKinnon Tiger Woods on crutches was supposed to be a chance for someone else to seize the spotlight at the British Open but Greg Norman wasn't who anyone had in mind.

Love back on top at Harbour Town

Pete Iacobelli Davis Love III shot a five-under 66 on Thursday for a share of the first-round lead in the Verizon Heritage with Justin Leonard and Lucas Glover.

Matt Jones jumps up leaderboard in US

Matt Jones may be among the least well-known Aussies on the US PGA Tour but the rookie is quickly making himself at home.

Woody's wonder putt sinks Shark

Greg Norman remains with just one win from 19 editions of his annual post-season tournament after Woody Austin drained a 35-foot birdie putt on the final hole.