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 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.
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.
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 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.
Stephan Nasstrom Peter Hanson shot a 2-under 68 to take a two-shot lead going into the final round of the SAS Masters.
Peter Lonard's anguish at losing the New Orleans Classic will be eased by confirmation that he has made it into the US Masters.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.