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  • Tears and cheers as Matsuyama victory thrills Japan

    Thrilled Japanese fans welcomed Hideki Matsuyama's historic Masters victory on Monday, with broadcasters close to tears and the country's prime minister hailing the win as a bright spot during the pandemic.

  • Woods crash due to 'unsafe' driving: sheriff

    Tiger Woods was driving at an "unsafe" speed nearly double the 45 mph limit when he crashed in California in February, Los Angeles County's sheriff said Wednesday.

  • McIlroy, Thomas to dress in red and black in honour of Woods

    Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas are among the golfers set to don Tiger Woods' signature Sunday red and black during the final round of the World Golf Championships (WGC) event in Florida to honour the 15-time major winner, who suffered a car accident.

  • Tiger Woods has surgery in Los Angeles as police investigate crash

    Police on Wednesday sought to determine what caused Tiger Woods to swerve off a Southern California road in his sport utility vehicle, colliding with a tree and rolling down a hillside in a crash that left the golf great seriously injured.

  • Michelle Wie rips Giuliani over lewd comments

    Women's golf star Michelle Wie West ripped former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani over objectifying comments in telling a podcast story about her from a 2014 fundraiser.

  • Professional golf set for a return

    Professional golf is gearing to return to Bangladesh following an 11-month break as the Army Golf Club in Dhaka is set to host 5th Paragon Professional Golf Tournament from February 16 to 18.

  • Golf distances itself from Trump despite his love for the game

    As much as President Donald Trump loves golf, leaders of the sport are racing away from the embattled US leader for what they say is the good of the game.

  • Better safe than sorry

    Bangladesh’s premier golfer Siddikur Rahman is prepared to forego the riches on offer in the Indian tour and even the lure of a second Olympics participation in order to be safe and secure from the clutches of Covid-19.

  • Nadal nets sixth place in Mallorca golf tournament

    Two weeks after his 13th French Open title Rafael Nadal proved his prowess in another sporting arena when he finished tied sixth in the Balearic Golf Pro-Am Championships on Monday.

  • Siddikur glad to be back in the middle

    Bangladesh's premier golfer Siddikur Rahman returned to golf course today, after being away from the game for more than six months due to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Tiger struggles with back issues but makes Memorial cut

    Reigning Masters champion Tiger Woods struggled with back issues on his way to a four-over par 76 on Friday, but avoided missing the cut at the Memorial tournament for the first time.

  • Tiger Woods urges calm over 'shocking' Floyd death

    Golf superstar Tiger Woods called George Floyd's death a "shocking tragedy" but said violent protests were not the answer as unrest flared across the United States on Monday.

  • Woods not keen on keeping Masters green jacket for another year

    Fifteen-time major winner Tiger Woods says he can't help feeling like the green jacket he claimed for winning the Masters last year doesn't belong in his locker anymore.

  • Siddikur 21st at Sabah Masters

    Siddikur Rahman finished tied for 21st position in the inaugural Sabah Masters which concluded at the at the Sutera Harbour Golf and Country Club yesterday.

  • Siddikur surges to second

    Siddikur Rahman stayed three strokes behind Phachara Khongwatmai of Thailand midway through the third round of the Sabah Masters, which was halted due to inclement weather yesterday.

  • Akash Cup Golf held

    The first Akash Cup Golf Tournament was held at the Jashore Golf and Country Club from November 14 to 16 November.

  • Siddikur 8th, Zamal 30th

    Siddikur Rahman finished tied for eighth while his compatriot Zamal Hossain Mollah finished a distant 30th in the Panasonic Open India, which concluded at the Classic Golf and Country Club in Gurgaon yesterday.

  • Siddikur two shots behind leaders

    Siddikur Rahman played a flawless round of golf at the Classic Golf and Country Club in Gurgaon, India yesterday to move to within two strokes of the leaders at the end of the second round of Panasonic Open India.

  • Siddikur fifth in Taiwan

    Siddikur Rahman claimed his first top-10 finish of the season when he finished fifth in the Taiwan Mercuries Taiwan Masters at the Taiwan Golf and Country Club yesterday.

  • Siddikur pushing for title in Taiwan

    Siddikur Rahman moved into contention of an Asian Tour title with a four-under-par in the third round of the Mercuries Taiwan Masters yesterday.

  • Woodland fends off Koepka to win US Open

    Woodland fends off Koepka to claim U.S. Open

  • Woods sued over drunk staff’s death

    Tiger Woods faces a lawsuit from the parents of a staffer at his Florida restaurant who died in a drink driving accident after allegedly being overserved alcohol, TMZ reported Monday.

  • Title goes to Thailand again as locals fall flat

    There is an oft-repeated quote in football by former England international Gary Lineker, which goes: "Football is a simple game. Twenty-two men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end, the Germans always win."

  • Sadom in lead as locals play catch-up

    Sadom in lead as locals play catch-up

    At the end of the third day of the Bangabandhu Cup Golf Open, Bangladesh's hopes of an elusive home winner on the Asian Tour

  • Locals make history as a rookie takes the lead

    Tour rookie Sadom Kaewkanjana of Thailand stole the show at the Bangabandhu Cup Golf Open yesterday, firing a nine-under-par

  • Home away from home for me: Greenidge

    Former Bangladesh cricket coach Gordon Greenidge arrived at the Asian Tour golf event at the Kurmitola Golf Club (KGC) today after landing in Bangladesh and said the country was his home away from home.

  • Six-under surprise from Muaj

    Muaj Mohammad had never made the cut in Bangladesh's Asian Tour events in his previous two attempts. In fact, the Savar-based golfer had never managed to shoot better than two-under in international events.

  • Promising start for locals

    Unheralded Muaj Mohammad stole the show on the opening day of the Bangabandhu Cup Golf Open with a six-under as the local golfers made a promising start in their home Asian Tour event at the Kurmitola Golf Club (KGC) yesterday.

  • Will the home jinx end?

    Bangladesh has been hosting Asian Tour events for the last four years. Today as the Kurmitola Golf Club hosts the fifth edition of the Bangladesh Open, this time titled Bangabandhu Cup Golf Open, the question that is frequently being asked is: whether we will finally get an Asian Tour winner on home soil?

  • Siddikur 'hungry for a title'

    Bangladesh's premier golfer Siddikur Rahman said he is hungry for a title as he has not won a single title on the Asian Tour in more than five years. The two-time Asian Tour winner shot to fame when he won the Brunei Open in 2010 and rode on his excellent form to grab his second title on the continent's premier tour in the Hero Indian Open in 2013.