Golf - Evian Championship
Open de France - Final Round
Jul 5 2015 - Paris, Fra
Bernd Wiesberger won by three shots in Paris, posting 13-under-par for his third European Tour title. The Austrian had an impressive final round, with five birdies in six holes, and responding from a one hour delay because of adverse weather with eight consecutive pars to see him safely over the finish line in France. England’s James Morrison shot a final round of 67 to see him into solo second place on 10-under, with South Africa’s Jaco van Zyl claiming third.
Greenbrier Classic - Final Round
Jul 5 2015 - White Sulphur Springs
Danny Lee of New Zealand won his first PGA Tour event coming through on the second hole of a four man play-off in West Virginia. After finishing regulation play on 13-under-par, Lee, plus David Hearn of Canada and Americans Kevin Kisner, Robert Streb headed to the play-off. Streb had made five birdies on the back nine putting with a wedge after breaking his putter on the ninth. The first play-off hole however eliminated Streb and Kisner, while Lee made par on the second to secure his memorable win.
LPGA Championship - Final Round
Jun 14 2015 - Harrison, Usa
Inbee Park sealed a trio of consecutive LPGA Championship titles following her success in New York on Sunday. The Korean also earned several new records on the way to her 19-under-par victory. Park has not only regained world number one status, but is now the Korean with most majors - this her sixth - and also equals the lowest score in a major at 19-under. Park finished five shots ahead of compatriot Sei Young Kim, in second place.
St Jude Classic - Final Round
Jun 14 2015 - Memphis, Usa
Fabian Gomez of Argentina won the St Jude Classic, leading the field by four shots at the end of the final round on Sunday. The Argentine had started the day tied for first place with Englishman Greg Owen, on nine-under-par. However, a round of 66, four-under-par on the day gave him the ability to break away from his competitors and finish on 13-under. This is his first PGA win in his first season back on Tour after re-earning his card last year.
Austrian Open - Final Round
Jun 14 2015 - Atzenbrugg, Aut
Chris Wood won the Austrian Open having come from behind to finish on 15-under-par and take the silverware in Atzenbrugg. A final round of 67 saw him post a lead of two shots over his nearest competitor, Rafael Cabrera-Bello, the Spaniard taking second place. Having rallied from five shots down before the start of play on Sunday, Wood collects his second tour Title, and his first in two years. In third place came some of his compatriots, an all-English trio of Robert Rock, Robert Dinwiddie and Matthew Fitzpatrick.
Memorial Tournament - Final Round
Jun 7 2015 - Dublin, Usa
Sweden's David Lingmerth beat England's Justin Rose at the third hole of a play-off in Ohio, the pair having finished tied on 15-under.Lingmerth went into the event ranked 212 in the world.
LPGA Canadian Classic - Final Round
Jun 7 2015 - Cambridge, Can
Norway's Suzann Pettersen won at Whistle Bear in Ontario by one stroke from Brittany Lang, who finished on 21-under.
Scandinavian Masters - Final Round
Jun 7 2015 - Malmo, Swe
Sweden's Alex Noren claimed his second Scandinavian Masters title at a windswept PGA Sweden National. Noren's closing 71 to finish 12 under par, made him four shots better than second-placed Soren Kjeldsen of Denmark.
LPGA Galloway Classic
May 31 2015 - Galloway, Usa
Anna Nordqvist birdied the 16th and 17th holes to win by one shot in New Jersey. The Swede finished on eight-under to claim her five career LPGA Tour title.
Byron Nelson Championship - Final Round
May 31 2015 - Irving, Usa
Australian Steven Bowditch carded a five-under-par 64 in the final round, for an 18-under-par total, to win by four shots from Americans Charley Hoffman, Jimmy Walker and Scott Pinckney.
Irish Open - Final Round
May 31 2015 – Newcastle, Nir
Dane Soren Kjeldsen secured his fourth European Tour success at the first play-off hole after tying with England's Eddie Pepperell and Austrian Bernd Wiesberger on two under at Royal County Down.
Colonial Invitational - Final Round
May 24 2015 - Fort Worth, Usa
Chris Kirk won his fourth PGA Tour event after finishing with a one-shot cushion over the field in Texas. The American carded a final round 66 to leave him on 12-under-par, one stroke clear of a three-way tie for second place. Kirk held his nerve to finish the day with a four-under-par round, whilst overnight leader Kevin Na of Korea struggled to a 10th place finish. Second saw a tie with 2015 Masters champion Jordan Spieth joined by US compatriots Jason Bohn and Brandt Snedeker.
PGA Championship - Final Round
May 24 2015 - Virginia Water, Eng
South Korean Byeong-hun An became the first Asian winner of one of the major European Tour events with an emphatic six shot margin over second place, finishing on 21-under-par. The 23 year old launches himself up the world rankings with his first Tour win at Wentworth, as the overnight leader with Italian Franco Molinari pulled away to seal a new tournament record by two shots. Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain, and Thailand’s Thongchai Jaidee took second place.
Open de Espana - Final Round
May 17 2015 - Barcelona, Esp
Englishman James Morrison won the 2015 Open de Espana with a four shot margin, posting a final scorecard of 278, 10-under-par. The thirty-year-old had started the day tied for first with compatriot David Howell, but a strong final round with three birdies and no dropped shots saw him safely to the lead. This was his first tour win in four years. Second place was a four way tie, with Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain, Edouard Espana of France, Franco Molinari of Italy and Morrison’s earlier challenger for the lead, Howell.
LPGA Kingsmill Championship - Final Round
May 17 2015 - Kingsmill, Usa
Australian teenager Minjee Lee won her first LPGA title after a 15-under-par finish to clear the field with a two shot margin. The Australian carded a final round of 65, which included five birdies and an eagle over a ten hole stretch on Sunday. Having turned professional just eight months ago, the first title will be good news for the eighteen-year-old, she now qualifies for the US Open. So Yeon Ryu of Korea finished in second place.
Quail Hollow Championship - Final Round
May 17 2015 - Charlotte, Usa
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland won by a huge seven shot margin in North Carolina, finishing on 21-under-par. A magnificent round on Saturday, which saw McIlroy card a round of 11-under-par certainly took the pressure off on Sunday, however he continued with a strong final round, carding a three-under 69. His previous win at Quail Hollow saw him set a course record of 62, until he beat his own record by one shot this time round. American duo Webb Simpson and Patrick Rodgers finished tied second on 14-under-par.
Heritage Tournament – Final Round
Apr 19 2015 – Hilton Head, Usa
Jim Furyk’s final round, an eight-under-par 63 was the lowest in tournament history at the Hilton Head event, and he found victory in the tournament on a second play-off hole against Kevin Kisner. The two Americans had finished scheduled play on 18-under-par and both then proceeded to birdie the first play off hole. However the second saw Furyk follow up with another birdie for the win, while Kisner took par.
Shenzhen International – Final Round
Apr 19 2015 – Shenzhen, Chn
Kiradech Aphibarnrat won the Shenzhen International via a tense play-off against home hero Li Hao-Tong. For Aphibarnrat, of Thailand, a well timed surge to the top of the leaderboard towards the end of scheduled play saw him tied for first place with Hao-Tong, on 12-under-par. However, a replayed 18th hole saw the Thai birdie whilst the Chinese’s attempt raced past the hole to give Aphibarnrat his first win since 2013.
LPGA Lotte Open
Apr 18 2015 – Oahu, Usa
Sei Young Kim of South Korea won the LPGA Lotte Open in Hawaii with an astonishing 154-yard eagle to secure victory on her first play-off hole with compatriot Inbee Park. Having both finished regulation play on 11-under, they found themselves in a two-way fight for the silverware, however Kim’s heroic shot saw her win a first tour event since 2010.
The Masters – Final Round
Apr 12 2015 – Augusta, Usa
Jordan Spieth demonstrated four days of world-class golf as he won the Masters on 18-under-par. This equalled a record lowest winning score at Augusta National as the 21-year-old American led the tournament from start to finish, the first time this has happened in 39 years. His first major win saw him also hole a record 28 birdies on the famous course. Compatriot Phil Mickelson and England’s Justin Rose took second on 14-under-par. Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland finished third on 12-under.
Texas Open – Final Round
Mar 29 2015 - Houston, Usa
Jimmy Walker won the Texas Open in his hometown, with a convincing four shot lead over second place, taken by fellow Texan, Jordan Spieth. Walker is the first to win two events on this year’s PGA Tour, here finishing on 11-under-par after carding a final round of 70. Spieth finished on seven-under-par, and their compatriot Billy Horschel took third place, on four-under-par.
LPGA Carlsbad Open – Final Round
Mar 29 2015 – Carlsbad, Usa
Cristie Kerr came from behind to win the Carlsbad Open, finishing on seven-under-par. Kerr finished two shots ahead of overnight leader Mirim Lee of South Korea, whom the American had trailed by three at the start of her final round. For Kerr, this is her first title in two years on the LPGA Tour, and a strong performance here, with four consecutive birdies on the final back nine helping Kerr to the silverware.
Trophee Hassan II – Final Round
Mar 29 2015 – Agadir, Mor
Richie Ramsay of Scotland won the Trophee Hassan II in Agadir by one shot. Ramsay, from Aberdeen, carded a final round of 69 to keep a vital single stroke cushion between himself and the rest of the field, finishing on 10-under-par. In second place was Romain Wattel of France, and a six-way tie for third place, which included South African’s George Coetzee and Jaco van Zyl, Kevin Phelan of Ireland, Swede Mikael Lundberg, Spaniard Pablo Larrazabal and England’s Chris Wood.
Thailand Classic – Final Round
Feb 15 2015 – Hua Hin, Tha
For Australian Andrew Dodt, the inaugural Thailand Classic will live long in the memory, with his first Tour win in 5 years, almost to the day. Dodt finished 16-under-par for the tournament, one shot ahead of overninght leader and compatriot Scott Hend, and Thailand’s Thongchai Jaidee. Dodt had been four shots off the lead coming into the final round, but a solid performance gave him a first victory since Valentine’s Day 2010.
Pebble Beach Pro-Am – Final Round
Feb 15 2015 – Pebble Beach, Usa
Brandt Snedeker cruised to victory at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am, with a three shot cushion over the field. The American finished on 22-under-par for the tournament, carding a final round of 67. The win here is his second Pebble Beach Pro-Am title, and his first title since the 2013 Canadian Open. Nick Watney took second place with 19-under, and fellow American Charlie Beljan placed solo third, on 18-under-par.
Phoenix Open – Final Round
Feb 1 2015 – Phoenix, Usa
Brooks Koepka won his first PGA Tour title after heading the leaderboard in Arizona. The American posted a 5-under-par 66 on the final day of play, giving him a one shot cushion over the field at the Open. Finishing with a 15-under total, there was a three way tie for second place, with Hideki Matsuyama of Japan and Kopeka compatriots Bubba Watson and Ryan Palmer on 14-under.
Malaysian Open – Final Round
Feb 8 2015 – Kuala Lumpur, Mys
Anirban Lahiri won the Malaysian Open, with a 16-under finish and a strong comeback. The Indian had started the final day five shots behind the overnight leader Bernd Wiesberger of Austria who eventually finished a shot behind Lahiri. It is a vital win, as it has put Lahiri in contention of a place at Augusta, with the top 50 qualifying automatically for the Masters. He now stands within the world’s 40 best golfers.
LPGA Bahamas Classic – Final Round
Feb 8 2015 – Paradise Island, Bhs
Paradise Island by name, and by nature it seemed for Sei Young Kim who won her maiden LPGA title, coming through on top after a three-way play-off in the Caribbean. The South Korean finished scheduled play tied on 14-under-par with compatriot Sun Young Yoo and Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand. Kim kept her nerve, and only needed one play-off hole to seal victory, holing an eight foot birdie putt to provide her with the spoils.
San Diego Open – Final Round
Feb 8 2015 – San Diego, Usa
Jason Day won the San Diego Open via a four-man play-off on the picturesque Southern California coastline. With the perfect setting, Day put together a final round of 70 which took him from two shots behind the overnight leaders to a play-off with American trio Scott Stallings, J.B. Holmes and Harris English. However only the Australian and Holmes made it to the second play-off hole, where par was good enough for Day to claim his third PGA Tour title.
Charity Challenge – Final Round
Jan 25 2015 – La Quinta, Usa
Bill Haas lifted the silverware in California after winning the 2015 Charity Challenge. The American assumed the lead over his competitors at the 16th, sinking a 10-foot birdie attempt on the green. All was looking well on the 17th and then to the final hole, until he pushed his drive, leaving the ball on the lip of a bunker. Luckily for Haas, he made good contact and eventually made par for a 22-under finish.
Coates Championship – Final Round
Jan 31 2015 – Ocala, Usa
17-year-old Lydia Ko of New Zealand became the youngest ever golf world-number-one in either the men’s and women’s game after finishing tied second at the LPGA event in Florida. Ko had begun the day one shot ahead of the field, but a double-bogey at 17 proved detrimental, and was enough for Choi Na-yeon of South Korea to win the tournament by a single shot, at 16-under-par.
Dubai Desert Classic – Final Round
Feb 1 2015 – Dubai, Uae
Rory McIlroy won the Dubai Desert Classic with a three shot cushion over his nearest competitor in the Emirate. The Northern Irishman was four ahead overnight, and faced relatively little challenge during the final round, carding a 70 for two-under through his last eighteen holes, which delivered a 22-under-par victory. Swede Alex Noren took second, and Scotland’s Stephen Gallacher finished third on 16-under.
Hawaiian Open – Final Round
Jan 18 2015 – Honolulu, Usa
Jimmy Walker won the Hawaiian Open, posting a nine-stroke victory in the clubhouse. Having lost in the Aloha State just a week previous via a play-off with Patrick Reed, the American wasted no time in securing the win in Honolulu. With seven consecutive pars to begin the final round, he ended with a total of 267, 23-under-par and just two shots shy of the tournament record.
Qatar Masters – Final Round
Jan 25 2015 – Doha, Qat
Branden Grace lifted the Qatar Masters trophy after a one shot victory in Doha. With the top spot on the leaderboard held by as many as six players at one stage during the final round, the South African was graced with an eagle which put him two shots ahead of the field, and gave him a lead he would not relinquish. He finished 19-under-par, with a final round of 66.
Tournament of Champions – Final Round
Jan 12 2015 – Kapalua, Usa
Patrick Reed won the Tournament of Champions in Hawaii thanks to an inspired finish. The American was four shots behind, with four left to play in the final round of scheduled play. However, an eagle and two birdies provided him a shot at the play-off, where he was tied with Jimmy Walker on 21-under-par. Reed won the first play-off hole, and thus his fourth Tour victory and the second via play-off.
Abu Dhabi Championship – Final Round
Jan 18 2015 – Abu Dhabi, Uae
Frenchman Gary Stal won his first European Tour title with a one shot victory over his competitors in the event in Abu Dhabi. The world-number-357 carded a final round of 65, for a tournament 19-under-par finish. Martin Kaymer of Germany had lead by 10 shots at one stage during the final day, but squandered his lead magnificently with a combination of single, double and triple bogeys to finish third. Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy took second place.
South African Open Championship – Final Round
Jan 11 2015 – Johannesburg, Rsa
For Charl Schwartzel, that perfect opportunity for a win in his homeland waits yet again, after Englishman Andy Sullivan beat him in a play-off. With both players tied on 11-under-par at the end of scheduled play, the game went to the decider. Both proceeded to miss the fairway on the first hole, but Sullivan managed to find the green with his second shot, and holed from 12-feet for the birdie which gave him his first Tour win.