Vijay Singh http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28825/all en Golf: Antler row Singh pulls out of Phoenix Open http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/golf-antler-row-singh-pulls-out-phoenix-open <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Vijay Singh withdrew from the Phoenix Open before the start of the first round on Thursday, a day after he admitted using a deer antler spray that contains a substance banned by the PGA Tour.</p> <p>Singh, a two-time winner of the tournament, cited a back injury as the reason for this withdrawal.</p> <p>However, his departure means the 49-year-old from Fiji has yet to face reporters since he confirmed on Wednesday that he used the spray -- while insisting he didn't know it contained anything that contravened the tour's anti-doping regulations.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/golf-antler-row-singh-pulls-out-phoenix-open" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Vijay Singh Vijay Singh AFP Thu, 31 Jan 2013 21:30:17 +0000 5742231 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Singh withdraws from Phoenix Open http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/golf-singh-withdraws-phoenix-open <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 31 (Reuters) - Vijay Singh pulled out of the Phoenix Open on Thursday before the start of the first round, a day after admitting he had used deer antler spray which contains an ingredient banned by the PGA Tour.</p> <p>The former world number one, who was scheduled to tee off in the company of American Ryan Moore and Swede Carl Pettersson at the TPC Scottsdale, cited a back injury for his withdrawal.</p> <p>Singh, 49, was replaced in the field by American Richard H. Lee.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/golf-singh-withdraws-phoenix-open" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Antler Golf Vijay Singh Thomson Reuters Thu, 31 Jan 2013 22:00:35 +0000 5742265 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Friday Feb 8 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/reuters-sports-schedule-at-1400-gmt-wednesday-feb-6 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Friday:</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>NBA</p> <p>La Dolce Vita escapes Raptors Bargnani</p> <p>TORONTO - In seven enigmatic seasons with the Toronto Raptors Andrea Bargnani has seldom experienced La Dolce Vita. The sweet life has so far escaped the quiet 27-year-old Roman, the first European drafted first overall, whose play is often as bewildering as a Federico Fellini movie. (NBA-RAPTORS/BARGNANI (FEATURE, PIX), moved, by Steve Keating, 600 words)</p> <p>- -</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/reuters-sports-schedule-at-1400-gmt-wednesday-feb-6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Charl Schwartzel FIFA World Cup qualification Golf Human Interest Phil Mickelson Professional golf tours Sports Vijay Singh Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 14:30:19 +0000 5747587 at http://www.globalpost.com FEATURE-Golf-Healing hands come up trumps on PGA Tour http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/feature-golf-healing-hands-come-trumps-pga-tour <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Twice Masters champion Bernhard Langer has visited them on a regular basis, as have fellow former world number ones Tiger Woods and Vijay Singh.</p> <p>Without their help, players such as American journeyman Kris Blanks and Australian left-hander Greg Chalmers would have been forced to pull out of several tournaments in which they ended up faring well.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/feature-golf-healing-hands-come-trumps-pga-tour" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Jeff Hendra Professional golf tours Vijay Singh Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 22:01:27 +0000 5748191 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-U.S. PGA Tour Pebble Beach National Pro-Am scores http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/golf-us-pga-tour-pebble-beach-national-pro-am-scores <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 8 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the U.S. PGA Tour Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on Thursday in Pebble Beach, California -6 Russell Knox (Britain) 64 Hunter Mahan (U.S.) 66 -5 Matt Every (U.S.) 67 Noh Seung-Yul (South Korea) 67 Ted Potter Jr.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/golf-us-pga-tour-pebble-beach-national-pro-am-scores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf U.S. Open Vijay Singh Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 01:45:46 +0000 5749540 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-U.S. PGA Tour Pebble Beach National Pro-Am scores http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/golf-us-pga-tour-pebble-beach-national-pro-am-scores <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 9 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the U.S. PGA Tour Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on Friday in Pebble Beach, California -8 Ted Potter Jr.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/golf-us-pga-tour-pebble-beach-national-pro-am-scores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf U.S. Open Vijay Singh Thomson Reuters Sat, 09 Feb 2013 03:30:03 +0000 5750722 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-U.S. PGA Tour Pebble Beach National Pro-Am scores http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/golf-us-pga-tour-pebble-beach-national-pro-am-scores <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 10 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the U.S. PGA Tour Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on Saturday in Pebble Beach, California. The cut was set at 213.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/golf-us-pga-tour-pebble-beach-national-pro-am-scores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fijian people Golf Vijay Singh Thomson Reuters Sun, 10 Feb 2013 03:15:04 +0000 5751464 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Garcia back to defend Wyndham title http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130814/golf-garcia-back-defend-wyndham-title <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Sergio Garcia, who snapped a long winless streak with a victory at the 2012 Wyndham Championship, is back to defend his title at the PGA Tour event starting Thursday.</p> <p>The Spaniard birdied his final three holes to close out a four-under 66 and earn a two-shot win over Tim Clark for his first victory on the US tour since 2008. It was also his eighth title on the tour and it secured him a place in Europe's ultimately successful Ryder Cup team at Medinah.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130814/golf-garcia-back-defend-wyndham-title" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Human Interest Professional golf tours Vijay Singh AFP Thu, 15 Aug 2013 00:19:01 +0000 5910225 at http://www.globalpost.com Overton sets pace in PGA Tour's season opener http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131011/overton-sets-pace-pga-tours-season-opener <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - Jeff Overton, helped by a stronger grip which he has been using for the past three months, charged into a one-shot lead at the PGA Tour's season-opening Frys.com Open in San Martin, California on Thursday.</p> <p>The 30-year-old American, still seeking his first victory on the U.S. circuit after turning professional in 2005, mixed five birdies with an eagle to shoot a flawless seven-under-par 64 in the opening round at CordeValle Golf Club.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131011/overton-sets-pace-pga-tours-season-opener" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Human Interest Professional golf tours Vijay Singh Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Oct 2013 19:33:40 +0000 5958739 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Walker snaps long drought with win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131014/golf-walker-snaps-long-drought-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jimmy Walker closed with a five-under 66 to capture the Frys.com Open and record his first USPGA Tour victory on Sunday.</p> <p>The 34-year-old American had to come from behind to win at the CordeValle Golf Club as it took Walker 188 tries to get his first victory on the Tour.</p> <p>"I think it'll sink in after a while. I'm still feeling the adrenaline right now. It feels like a release right now, but it feels really good," said Walker, who reached 17-under 267 overall.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131014/golf-walker-snaps-long-drought-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brian Harman Golf Jimmy Walker Vijay Singh AFP Mon, 14 Oct 2013 06:04:33 +0000 5960127 at http://www.globalpost.com Singh says not ready to swing with the grey-hair set http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131113/singh-says-not-ready-swing-the-grey-hair-set <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Ian Ransom</p> <p>MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Bullying golf's ageing luminaries on the PGA's Champions Tour is an option that sprightly 50-year-old Vijay Singh would rather not take as he battles to rebuild confidence following a troubled year marred by a doping controversy.</p> <p>The big Fijian made his Champions Tour debut in Hawaii in September but was not enamoured of the experience, and still fancies himself a threat on the regular tour despite five years without a win.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131113/singh-says-not-ready-swing-the-grey-hair-set" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Golf Hospitality Law Politics Tiger Woods Vijay Singh Vijay Singh Thomson Reuters Wed, 13 Nov 2013 06:34:12 +0000 5987685 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Oldies closing in on major milestone http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140414/golf-oldies-closing-major-milestone <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A few years back, the idea of a major champion being won by a player in his 50s would have been laughed at. That is no longer the case.</p> <p>It did not come to pass at the 78th Masters this week at Augusta National, but it was not that far off.</p> <p>A record six "golden oldies" made the cut and three of them -- 50-year-old Miguel Angel Jimenez, 56-year-old Bernhard Langer and 54-year-old Freddie Couples -- were in contention until midway through the round.</p> <p>Jimenez eventually finished fourth, Langer tied for eighth and Couples shared 20th.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140414/golf-oldies-closing-major-milestone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernhard Langer Golf Human Interest Masters Tournament Vijay Singh AFP Mon, 14 Apr 2014 05:20:42 +0000 6120890 at http://www.globalpost.com Montgomerie keeps lead at Senior Open http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140711/american-scott-dunlap-has-clubhouse-lead-at-senior-open <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - Colin Montgomerie shot an even-par 71 on his way to a one-stroke lead after the second round at the U.S. Senior Open in steamy Oklahoma on Friday.</p> <p>The Scot bounced back from a poor start at Oak Tree National in Edmond to sit on a six-under total of 136, one better than American Scott Dunlap (68).</p> <p>But Montgomerie was more pleased with the way he bounced back earlier in the round after a poor start.</p> <p>"It's never easy leading," he told reporters. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140711/american-scott-dunlap-has-clubhouse-lead-at-senior-open" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Colin Montgomerie Golf Vijay Singh Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jul 2014 00:47:41 +0000 6202919 at http://www.globalpost.com