Golf http://au.rd.yahoo.com/news/rss/top_stories/*http://au.news.yahoo.com/top/ en-au Copyright (c) 2014 Yahoo New Zealand. All rights reserved. Sat, 02 Aug 2014 16:29:39 +1200 Yahoo New Zealand Sport https://s.yimg.com/ao/i/hp/nz2/test/ynz.gif 144 36 Watney increases lead to three points in Reno (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/golf/news/article/-/24615727 (Reuters) - Nick Watney was unable to replicate his sizzling form of the first round but did enough on Friday to stretch his overnight lead to three points after the second round of the Barracuda Cham... Sun, 03 Aug 2014 00:24:53 +1200 PGA Tour says Johnson absence 'voluntary' (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/golf/news/article/-/24615677 Ponte Vedra Beach (United States) (AFP) - The US PGA Tour said that golfer Dustin Johnson's leave of absence was voluntary, and not a suspension by the tour for a failed drug test. Sun, 03 Aug 2014 00:06:32 +1200 Golf: Wilkinson tied for fourth halfway through PGA Tour's event (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/golf/news/article/-/24615655 Kiwi Tim Wilkinson is in a tie for fourth at the halfway point of the PGA Tour's event in Nevada. Sun, 03 Aug 2014 00:02:28 +1200 Johnson not suspended: US PGA Tour (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/golf/news/article/-/24615013 The US PGA Tour says American star golfer Dustin Johnson is not serving a six-month suspension for a third drugs violation as reported by golf.com. Sat, 02 Aug 2014 23:44:07 +1200 Golf: Phenomenal back nine gives Garcia PGA Tour lead (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/golf/news/article/-/24615369 A phenomenal back nine has given Sergio Garcia a three shot lead after two rounds of the World Golf Championship event in Ohio. Sat, 02 Aug 2014 22:26:43 +1200 Sizzling Sergio seizes Bridgestone lead (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/golf/news/article/-/24615080 Akron (United States) (AFP) - Sergio Garcia surged to the top of the Bridgestone Invitational leaderboard with a sensational nine-under par 61 on Friday that included eight back-nine birdies. Sat, 02 Aug 2014 21:20:06 +1200 Thiem, Goffin in Austrian ATP event final (AP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/golf/news/article/-/24614294 The ATP Tour's Kitzbuehel Cup will have a title decider featuring first-time finalists Dominic Thiem of Austria and David Goffin of Belgium. Sat, 02 Aug 2014 21:13:09 +1200 Surge-io as Leishman holds firm (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/golf/news/article/-/24614242 Overnight leader Marc Leishman remains in the mix after the second round at the WGC event in Ohio, where Sergio Garcia soared. Sat, 02 Aug 2014 20:50:14 +1200 Tiger, Phil together again at PGA Championship (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/golf/news/article/-/24614823 Louisville (AFP) - Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson have been paired together for the first two rounds of the 96th PGA Championship, the PGA of America announced Friday. Sat, 02 Aug 2014 20:10:10 +1200 Garcia ties course record 61 for WGC lead in Akron (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/golf/news/article/-/24614442 (Reuters) - Spaniard Sergio Garcia birdied the final seven holes to match the course record and storm to a three-stroke lead after the second round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio o... Sat, 02 Aug 2014 18:02:19 +1200