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McIlroy pulls out of China swing to focus on legal battle: media (Reuters)

European Ryder Cup player Rory McIlroy celebrates going one up on the first hole during the 40th Ryder Cup singles matches at Gleneagles in Scotland September 28, 2014.  REUTERS/Phil Noble

(Reuters) - Rory McIlroy has pulled out of next week's BMW Masters and the following WGC HSBC Champions event in Shanghai to focus on his legal battle with his former management company, British media reported, citing a statement from the Northern Irishman. McIlroy terminated his contract with Dublin-based Horizon Sports Management in Sept. 2013 to form his own management company and the protracted legal dispute is now set to go to trial. ...





McIlroy to skip 2 events to focus on lawsuit (The Associated Press)

Europe's Rory McIlroy celebrates winning the 1st hole during the foursomes match on the second day of the Ryder Cup golf tournament, at Gleneagles, Scotland, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

DUBLIN (AP) -- Rory McIlroy said Monday that mediation in a lawsuit with his former management company has failed, and he will skip his next two tournaments in China because he needs time to prepare for the trial.





Match Play champion Ilonen over the dreaded yips now (Reuters)

By Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - Nine years after Mikko Ilonen was at his wits end with the dreaded putting yips, the Finn has finally cracked golf's big time by winning the Volvo World Match Play Championship. His 3 & 1 victory over world number five Henrik Stenson in an all-Nordic final at the London Club on Sunday not only clinched his biggest payday, it also catapulted the 34-year-old to a career high 37th in the rankings. The blond Ilonen now knows he can plan for his first U.S. ...




Asian Tour to unveil new event, eyes $50 million prize money by 2017 (Reuters)

By Amlan Chakraborty NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Asian Tour will add a third new tournament to next year's calendar and hopes to offer more than $50 million in prize money by 2017, chief executive Mike Kerr said. The $3 million tournament in Thailand, co-sanctioned by the European Tour and slated for February, was further proof of the Tour's robust health, Kerr told Reuters. "In the last couple of months we have added four new events," Kerr said in a telephone interview. "We are projecting robust growth in 2015 and carry on in 2016. ...




Ben Martin wins 1st PGA Tour title in Las Vegas (The Associated Press)

Ben Martin poses for photographers after winning the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open golf tournament Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Ben Martin made a 45-foot eagle putt to regain the lead and finished with a 20-foot birdie putt for a 3-under 68 and his first PGA Tour victory Sunday in the Shriners Hospital for Children Open.






No agreement in McIlroy legal action

Golfer Rory McIlroy and his former agent, Dublin-based Horizon Sports Management, fail to reach agreement in a legal dispute over fees.




Ilonen beats Stenson at Match Play

Finland's Mikko Ilonen defeats world number five Henrik Stenson 3&1 to win the World Match Play at the London Club.




Kaymer wins Grand Slam play-off

Martin Kaymer birdies the first sudden death hole to pip Bubba Watson to the Grand Slam of Golf title in Bermuda.




Slumbers to be R&A chief from 2015

The R&A, golf's governing body, appoints Martin Slumbers to succeed Peter Dawson as chief executive from October 2015.




Woods & Mickelson in Ryder Cup group

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will be part of a group examining the state of the United States Ryder Cup team.





Martin marches to first US win

BEN Martin played his last four holes in four-under par on Sunday to capture his first US PGA Tour title at the Shriners Hospitals Open.




Ilonen beats Stenson in Match Play final

MIKKO Ilonen defeated top-seeded Henrik Stenson 3 and 1 in the final to win the World Match Play Championship.




Two Aussies lead Hong Kong golf

AUSTRALIAN Australian Marcus Fraser will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Hong Kong Open, his first tournament in eight months.




Changing times at Karrinyup showpiece

ORGANISERS will this week discuss shifting the ISPS HANDA Perth International to earlier in the year in an attempt to lure golf’s biggest names to WA.




Lyle’s dream return continues

CANCER survivor Jarrod Lyle’s return to the PGA Tour got even better after he rocketed to a tie for fourth in the opening round of his second event.




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