Golf http://au.rd.yahoo.com/news/rss/top_stories/*http://au.news.yahoo.com/top/ en-au Copyright (c) 2015 Yahoo New Zealand. All rights reserved. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 01:08:23 +1200 Yahoo New Zealand Sport https://s.yimg.com/ao/i/hp/nz2/test/ynz.gif 144 36 Aphibarnrat grabs Shenzhen lead despite late woes (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/golf/news/article/-/27179932

(Reuters) - Kiradech Aphibarnrat dropped three shots in his last two holes but will still take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Shenzhen International as the Thai bids for his second Europe...

Sun, 19 Apr 2015 07:56:36 +1200
'Diamond' Phachara hopes to sparkle on Asian Tour debut (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/golf/news/article/-/27179373

(Reuters) - Fifteen-year-old Thai Phachara Khongwatmai will make his Asian Tour debut at next week's Indonesian Masters, hoping to steal some limelight from former world number one Lee Westwood and Da...

Sun, 19 Apr 2015 04:15:09 +1200
Kim Sei-Young takes solo lead in LPGA LOTTE Championship (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/golf/news/article/-/27179197

Ko Olina (United States) (AFP) - South Korean LPGA rookie Kim Sei-Young defied gusty winds to fire a two-under par 70 to move into the solo lead at the LOTTE Championship.

Sun, 19 Apr 2015 04:12:56 +1200
Kim calm and collected in gusty Hawaii (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/golf/news/article/-/27179204

April 17 (Reuters) – LPGA Tour rookie Kim Sei-young held firm in windy conditions to take over the solo lead after the third round of the South Korean-dominated LOTTE Championship in Hawaii on Frida...

Sun, 19 Apr 2015 03:15:36 +1200
Merritt upstages Spieth in Sth Carolina (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/golf/news/article/-/27178121

Little-known American Troy Merritt has one-upped Masters champion Jordan Spieth in the second round of the latest PGA Tour event in South Carolina.

Sat, 18 Apr 2015 22:14:51 +1200
Lee sneaks under the cut on US PGA Tour (NZ Newswire) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/golf/news/article/-/27178125

Kiwi golfer Danny Lee sneaks under the US PGA cut line at South Carolina with a birdie on the 18th hole.

Sat, 18 Apr 2015 22:12:54 +1200
Merritt gets the better of Spieth (AP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/golf/news/article/-/27176882

American golfer Troy Merritt has one-upped Masters champion Jordan Spieth with an outstanding second round at the US PGA Tour's RBC Heritage.

Sat, 18 Apr 2015 21:14:01 +1200
Spieth fires 62, Merritt goes one better to lead (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/golf/news/article/-/27176924

(Reuters) - Jordan Spieth bounced back from a Masters hangover by firing a nine-under 62 on Friday, but fellow American Troy Merritt went one better with a record-tying 61 to take a four-shot lead at ...

Sat, 18 Apr 2015 17:12:30 +1200
NZ golfer Hendry makes strong Japan start (NZ Newswire) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/golf/news/article/-/27176909

Kiwi golfer Michael Hendry is one stroke off the lead after two rounds of the Japan Tour's opening tournament.

Sat, 18 Apr 2015 17:01:21 +1200
Bjorn welcomes Pelley's appointment as European Tour chief (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/golf/news/article/-/27176706

By Tony Jimenez
LONDON (Reuters) - Keith Pelley's appointment as European Tour chief executive in succession to George O'Grady Has been welcomed by Tournament Players Committee chairman...

Sat, 18 Apr 2015 15:45:03 +1200