Daniel Chopra

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.

Fiji's Singh to undergo knee surgery

Fiji's Vijay Singh, a three-time major golf champion, will have knee surgery after this week's season-opening event and miss five weeks, reports said.

Qld's Scott Hend leads Masters

Queensland's Scott Hend relied on two vastly different styles of play to establish a one-shot lead in Thursday's opening round of the Australian Open.

Red-hot Allenby homing in on leaders

Australian Robert Allenby sits just three shots off the lead after an excellent opening round of the $US4.6 million Ginn sur Mer Classic.

Chinese Liang on top at Indian Open

Chinese star Liang Wen-chong remained firmly at the top of the leaderboard after firing a one-under-par 71 in the second round at the Indian Open on Friday.

Hanson leads SAS Masters by 2 strokes

Stephan Nasstrom Peter Hanson shot a 2-under 68 to take a two-shot lead going into the final round of the SAS Masters.

Augusta consolation for Lonard

Peter Lonard's anguish at losing the New Orleans Classic will be eased by confirmation that he has made it into the US Masters.

Finch wins New Zealand Open golf

Richard Finch made amends for Europe's poor representation when he won the New Zealand Open by three strokes from Australians Steve Bowditch and Paul Sheehan.

Three-way tie for NZ Open lead

Australians Craig Parry and Paul Sheehan and England's Matthew Woods capitalised on calm morning conditions to lead after the first round of the NZ Open.

O'Malley ready to fire in NZ Open

Straight-hitting Australian Peter O'Malley is hoping to capitalise on his strong finish at the Australian Masters in this week's New Zealand Open.

Baddeley keeps the faith to win Masters

By Mike Hedge Aaron Baddeley has won the Australian Masters in a playoff - then revealed he almost quit golf in 2000 but his religious faith kept him going.

Chopra nears Australian Masters title

By Mike Hedge A Swedish-Indian golfer with a wife from Perth and platinum blond hair is 18 holes away from becoming the Australian Masters champion.

Allenby leads Masters by one shot

By Sam Lienert Robert Allenby and Aaron Baddeley appear set for a weekend duel for the Australian Masters golf title after they opened a gap on the rest of the field.

Upbeat Allenby eyes third Masters title

By Sam Lienert Robert Allenby says the experience of his previous Australian Masters win will hold him in good stead after taking the opening round lead.

Aussies set to dominate Masters

By Sam Lienert And Mike Hedge An 18-year-old Irishman has been left defending Europe's honour after a family emergency robbed the Australian Masters of seasoned golfer Thomas Bjorn.