Weekley withdraws after 2 family members die (The Associated Press) (Mon, 09 Dec 2013 14:01:30 PST)
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) -- Boo Weekley has withdrawn from the Franklin Templeton Shootout because of two family deaths.
Soccer-S Africa matches postponed for Mandela services (Mon, 09 Dec 2013 03:00:57 PST)
(Adds cricket changes) * Top three soccer leagues postponed * Golf tournament in Durban moved By Nick Said CAPE TOWN, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Weekend matches in the top three tiers of South African soccer have been postponed, while a European Tour golf event and a cricket tour match will start a day earlier as the country prepares for the funeral of former president Nelson Mandela. The South African Football Association (SAFA) said they had taken the step due to the high number of stadia that are to be used for memorial services for Mandela, who died on Thursday at the age of 95. "It has been decided that all Premier Division, National First Division (NFD) and NFD Qualification Competition fixtures scheduled up to and including December 15, 2013 are postponed," SAFA said in a statement on Monday. The Premier Soccer League confirmed the news, citing "logistical challenges" faced by clubs.
Golf-World Rankings (Mon, 09 Dec 2013 02:37:46 PST)
Dec 9 (Infostrada Sports) - The World Rankings 1. (1) Tiger Woods (U.S.) 12.34 2. (2) Adam Scott (Australia) 10.00 3. (3) Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 9.01 4. (5) Justin Rose (Britain) 7.53 5. (4) Phil Mickelson (U.S.) 7.44 6. (6) Rory McIlroy (Britain) 6.82 7. (7) Matt Kuchar (U.S.) 6.47 8. (8) Steve Stricker (U.S.) 6.04 9. (16) Zach Johnson (U.S.) 5.71 10. (9) Brandt Snedeker (U.S.) 5.52 11. (10) Jason Day (Australia) 5.50 12. (12) Graeme McDowell (Britain) 5.28 13. (11) Jason Dufner (U.S.) 5.28 14. (13) Ian Poulter (Britain) 5.26 15. (14) Dustin Johnson (U.S.) 5.02 16. ...
Ultra competitive Johnson outduels Tiger at Sherwood (Sun, 08 Dec 2013 18:23:19 PST)
By Mark Lamport-Stokes THOUSAND OAKS, California (Reuters) - Zach Johnson prides himself on his competitive spirit and he came up with the goods in triumphant style after going head-to-head with Tiger Woods at the Northwestern Mutual World Challenge on Sunday. Having twice finished second to tournament host Woods in the elite limited-field event at Sherwood Country Club, Johnson reversed that position as he safely parred the first extra hole before Woods surprisingly lipped out from five feet to bogey.