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Johnson takes control at WGC-HSBC Champions
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Johnson takes control at WGC-HSBC Champions

Nov 2 2013, 5:54am CDT | by IANS

Shanghai, Nov 2 (IANS) United States golfer Dustin Johnson remained in the driver's seat despite carding two double bogeys to sign for a third round six-under-par 66 at the WGC-HSBC Champions here Saturday.

Shanghai, Nov 2 — United States golfer Dustin Johnson remained in the driver's seat despite carding two double bogeys to sign for a third round six-under-par 66 at the WGC-HSBC Champions here...

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51 weeks ago

Johnson takes control at WGC-HSBC Champions

Nov 2 2013, 5:54am CDT | by IANS

Shanghai, Nov 2 (IANS) United States golfer Dustin Johnson remained in the driver's seat despite carding two double bogeys to sign for a third round six-under-par 66 at the WGC-HSBC Champions here Saturday.

Shanghai, Nov 2 — United States golfer Dustin Johnson remained in the driver's seat despite carding two double bogeys to sign for a third round six-under-par 66 at the WGC-HSBC Champions here Saturday.

The American Ryder Cup star compiled a three-day total of 18-under-par 198 to take a three-shot lead over defending champion Ian Poulter of England who surged into contention with a 63.

Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell trailed Poulter by a single shot after a spectacular 64 saw him take third place at the $8.5 million showpiece.

It was an enthralling battle for supremacy at the top with Johnson and Poulter going head-to-head at the Sheshan International Golf Club.

Poulter, looking to become only the second player after World No.1 Tiger Woods to successfully defend a World Golf Championships title, had charged up the leaderboard with five birdies in a row from the third and another on the ninth hole. The Englishman birdied the 10th but had his efforts matched by Johnson who was equally impressive.

The seven-time PGA Tour winner fired five birdies in a row from the par-four fifth but found trouble on the 10th hole where his pitch to the green failed to get to the top of a steep slope and rolled back to his feet.

Johnson's third attempt smashed into the pin and he eventually limited the damage to a double-bogey six by holing from 12 feet. There was further drama at the par-five 14th when Poulter holed an eagle from 20 feet to reduce Johnson's lead to one.

However, the American responded with birdies on the 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th before seeing his lead reduced to three with another double bogey on the 18th.

Leaderboard:

198 - Dustin JOHNSON (USA) 69-63-66

201 - Ian POULTER (ENG) 71-67-63

202 - Graeme MCDOWELL (NIR) 69-69-64

204 - Graham DELAET (CAN) 71-68-65, Justin ROSE (ENG) 68-71-65, Rory MCILROY (NIR) 65-72-67

206 - Martin KAYMER (GER) 70-74-62, Boo WEEKLEY (USA) 70-67-69, Bubba WATSON (USA) 68-69-69

207 - Jamie DONALDSON (WAL) 67-74-66, Keegan BRADLEY (USA) 71-68-68, Sergio GARCIA (ESP) 70-68-69, Tommy FLEETWOOD (ENG) 68-70-69

208 - Gonzalo FDEZ-CASTANO (ESP) 67-71-70

209 - Scott HEND (AUS) 69-74-66, Jordan SPIETH (USA) 68-71-70, Ernie ELS (RSA) 69-69-71

210 - Bo VAN PELT (USA) 77-67-66, Gregory BOURDY (FRA) 75-68-67, Louis OOSTHUIZEN (RSA) 70-70-70, Jin JEONG (KOR) 70-69-71

211 - Paul CASEY (ENG) 69-73-69, Francesco MOLINARI (ITA) 72-69-70, Luke DONALD (ENG) 70-71-70, Jason DUFNER (USA) 73-67-71, Phil MICKELSON (USA) 71-68-72, LIANG Wen-chong (CHN) 72-67-72

212 - Lee WESTWOOD (ENG) 71-73-68, Thongchai JAIDEE (THA) 76-68-68, Matteo MANASSERO (ITA) 72-70-70, Mark BROWN (NZL) 72-68-72, Billy HORSCHEL (USA) 71-69-72

213 - David LYNN (ENG) 74-70-69, HUANG WenYi (CHN) 70-74-69, Ryan MOORE (USA) 70-74-69, Peter HANSON (SWE) 70-73-70, Bill HAAS (USA) 72-72-69, Jaco VAN ZYL (RSA) 72-73-68, Scott PIERCY (USA) 72-73-68, Hiroyuki FUJITA (JPN) 75-70-68, Mikko ILONEN (FIN) 72-69-72

214 - Rickie FOWLER (USA) 74-70-70, Michael THOMPSON (USA) 74-72-68

215 - Brian GAY (USA) 71-72-72, Kevin STREELMAN (USA) 70-73-72, Ken DUKE (USA) 70-72-73, Chris WOOD (ENG) 71-71-73, Masahiro KAWAMURA (JPN) 73-72-70, Jimmy WALKER (USA) 73-73-69, Gaganjeet BHULLAR (IND) 69-71-75, Kiradech APHIBARNRAT (THA) 69-78-68, Branden GRACE (RSA) 77-71-67

216 - Derek ERNST (USA) 71-72-73, Thomas BJORN (DEN) 74-72-70, D.A. POINTS (USA) 72-74-70, John MERRICK (USA) 72-75-69, Nick WATNEY (USA) 75-74-67

217 - LI Hao Tong (CHN) 72-71-74, Peter UIHLEIN (USA) 71-73-73, Brandt SNEDEKER (USA) 73-74-70, Daniel POPOVIC (AUS) 77-71-69, Henrik STENSON (SWE) 74-76-67

218 - Michael HENDRY (NZL) 72-73-73, Stephen GALLACHER (SCO) 73-73-72, BAEK Seuk-hyun (KOR) 81-68-69

219 - Darren FICHARDT (RSA) 70-74-75, Jonas BLIXT (SWE) 70-75-74, WU Ashun (CHN) 74-75-70

220 - David HOWELL (ENG) 72-75-73

221 - Richard STERNE (RSA) 74-73-74, Miguel Angel JIMENEZ (ESP) 75-76-70, Ryo ISHIKAWA (JPN) 81-72-68

222 - Raphael JACQUELIN (FRA) 81-70-71

224 - HU Mu (CHN) 76-75-73

226 - George COETZEE (RSA) 75-77-74

231 - Brett RUMFORD (AUS) 75-77-79

240 - HUANG Ming-Jie (CHN) 83-77-80

IANS

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LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Wayne Gretzky would have been playing for the Detroit Red Wings if his wife would have had her way in the 1988 trade from the Edmonton Oilers that gutted Canadian hockey fans. On Aug. 9, 1988, the Oilers traded Gretzky, along with Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski, to the Los Angeles Kings for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, $15 million in cash, and the Kings’ first-round draft picks in 1989, 1991 and 1993. The retired superstar discussed his NHL career and ...
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LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Wayne Gretzky would have been playing for the Detroit Red Wings if his wife would have had her way in the 1988 trade from the Edmonton Oilers that gutted Canadian hockey fans. On Aug. 9, 1988, the Oilers traded Gretzky, along with Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski, to the Los Angeles Kings for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, $15 million in cash, and the Kings’ first-round draft picks in 1989, 1991 and 1993. More NHL on Sportsnet: Subscribe: Rog ...
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Walter Gretzky convinced Wayne to go to Kings

Oct 7 2014 9:27pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Wayne Gretzky would have been playing for the Detroit Red Wings if his wife would have had her way in the 1988 trade from the Edmonton Oilers that gutted Canadian hockey fans. On Aug. 9, 1988, the Oilers traded Gretzky, along with Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski, to the Los Angeles Kings for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, $15 million in cash, and the Kings’ first-round draft picks in 1989, 1991 and 1993. More NHL on Sportsnet: Subscribe: Rogers GameCentre Live Rogers Ho ...
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LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Wayne Gretzky would have been playing for the Detroit Red Wings if his wife would have had her way in the 1988 trade from the Edmonton Oilers that gutted Canadian hockey fans. On Aug. 9, 1988, the Oilers traded Gretzky, along with Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski, to the Los Angeles Kings for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, $15 million in cash, and the Kings’ first-round draft picks in 1989, 1991 and 1993. More NHL on Spor ...
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Oct 7 2014 9:27pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Wayne Gretzky would have been playing for the Detroit Red Wings if his wife would have had her way in the 1988 trade from the Edmonton Oilers that gutted Canadian hockey fans. On Aug. 9, 1988, the Oilers traded Gretzky, along with Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski, to the Los Angeles Kings for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, $15 million in cash, and the Kings’ first-round draft pick ...
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Walter Gretzky convinced Wayne to go to Kings

Oct 7 2014 9:27pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Wayne Gretzky would have been playing for the Detroit Red Wings if his wife would have had her way in the 1988 trade from the Edmonton Oilers that gutted Canadian hockey fans. On Aug. 9, 1988, the Oilers traded Gretzky, along with Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski, to the Los Angeles Kings for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, $15 million in cash, and the Kings’ first-round draft picks in 1989, 1991 and 1993. More NHL ...
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Johnson takes control at WGC-HSBC Champions
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Johnson takes control at WGC-HSBC Champions

Nov 2 2013, 5:54am CDT | by IANS

Shanghai, Nov 2 (IANS) United States golfer Dustin Johnson remained in the driver's seat despite carding two double bogeys to sign for a third round six-under-par 66 at the WGC-HSBC Champions here Saturday.

Shanghai, Nov 2 — United States golfer Dustin Johnson remained in the driver's seat despite carding two double bogeys to sign for a third round six-under-par 66 at the WGC-HSBC Champions here...

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Johnson takes control at WGC-HSBC Champions

Nov 2 2013, 5:54am CDT | by IANS

Shanghai, Nov 2 (IANS) United States golfer Dustin Johnson remained in the driver's seat despite carding two double bogeys to sign for a third round six-under-par 66 at the WGC-HSBC Champions here Saturday.

Shanghai, Nov 2 — United States golfer Dustin Johnson remained in the driver's seat despite carding two double bogeys to sign for a third round six-under-par 66 at the WGC-HSBC Champions here Saturday.

The American Ryder Cup star compiled a three-day total of 18-under-par 198 to take a three-shot lead over defending champion Ian Poulter of England who surged into contention with a 63.

Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell trailed Poulter by a single shot after a spectacular 64 saw him take third place at the $8.5 million showpiece.

It was an enthralling battle for supremacy at the top with Johnson and Poulter going head-to-head at the Sheshan International Golf Club.

Poulter, looking to become only the second player after World No.1 Tiger Woods to successfully defend a World Golf Championships title, had charged up the leaderboard with five birdies in a row from the third and another on the ninth hole. The Englishman birdied the 10th but had his efforts matched by Johnson who was equally impressive.

The seven-time PGA Tour winner fired five birdies in a row from the par-four fifth but found trouble on the 10th hole where his pitch to the green failed to get to the top of a steep slope and rolled back to his feet.

Johnson's third attempt smashed into the pin and he eventually limited the damage to a double-bogey six by holing from 12 feet. There was further drama at the par-five 14th when Poulter holed an eagle from 20 feet to reduce Johnson's lead to one.

However, the American responded with birdies on the 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th before seeing his lead reduced to three with another double bogey on the 18th.

Leaderboard:

198 - Dustin JOHNSON (USA) 69-63-66

201 - Ian POULTER (ENG) 71-67-63

202 - Graeme MCDOWELL (NIR) 69-69-64

204 - Graham DELAET (CAN) 71-68-65, Justin ROSE (ENG) 68-71-65, Rory MCILROY (NIR) 65-72-67

206 - Martin KAYMER (GER) 70-74-62, Boo WEEKLEY (USA) 70-67-69, Bubba WATSON (USA) 68-69-69

207 - Jamie DONALDSON (WAL) 67-74-66, Keegan BRADLEY (USA) 71-68-68, Sergio GARCIA (ESP) 70-68-69, Tommy FLEETWOOD (ENG) 68-70-69

208 - Gonzalo FDEZ-CASTANO (ESP) 67-71-70

209 - Scott HEND (AUS) 69-74-66, Jordan SPIETH (USA) 68-71-70, Ernie ELS (RSA) 69-69-71

210 - Bo VAN PELT (USA) 77-67-66, Gregory BOURDY (FRA) 75-68-67, Louis OOSTHUIZEN (RSA) 70-70-70, Jin JEONG (KOR) 70-69-71

211 - Paul CASEY (ENG) 69-73-69, Francesco MOLINARI (ITA) 72-69-70, Luke DONALD (ENG) 70-71-70, Jason DUFNER (USA) 73-67-71, Phil MICKELSON (USA) 71-68-72, LIANG Wen-chong (CHN) 72-67-72

212 - Lee WESTWOOD (ENG) 71-73-68, Thongchai JAIDEE (THA) 76-68-68, Matteo MANASSERO (ITA) 72-70-70, Mark BROWN (NZL) 72-68-72, Billy HORSCHEL (USA) 71-69-72

213 - David LYNN (ENG) 74-70-69, HUANG WenYi (CHN) 70-74-69, Ryan MOORE (USA) 70-74-69, Peter HANSON (SWE) 70-73-70, Bill HAAS (USA) 72-72-69, Jaco VAN ZYL (RSA) 72-73-68, Scott PIERCY (USA) 72-73-68, Hiroyuki FUJITA (JPN) 75-70-68, Mikko ILONEN (FIN) 72-69-72

214 - Rickie FOWLER (USA) 74-70-70, Michael THOMPSON (USA) 74-72-68

215 - Brian GAY (USA) 71-72-72, Kevin STREELMAN (USA) 70-73-72, Ken DUKE (USA) 70-72-73, Chris WOOD (ENG) 71-71-73, Masahiro KAWAMURA (JPN) 73-72-70, Jimmy WALKER (USA) 73-73-69, Gaganjeet BHULLAR (IND) 69-71-75, Kiradech APHIBARNRAT (THA) 69-78-68, Branden GRACE (RSA) 77-71-67

216 - Derek ERNST (USA) 71-72-73, Thomas BJORN (DEN) 74-72-70, D.A. POINTS (USA) 72-74-70, John MERRICK (USA) 72-75-69, Nick WATNEY (USA) 75-74-67

217 - LI Hao Tong (CHN) 72-71-74, Peter UIHLEIN (USA) 71-73-73, Brandt SNEDEKER (USA) 73-74-70, Daniel POPOVIC (AUS) 77-71-69, Henrik STENSON (SWE) 74-76-67

218 - Michael HENDRY (NZL) 72-73-73, Stephen GALLACHER (SCO) 73-73-72, BAEK Seuk-hyun (KOR) 81-68-69

219 - Darren FICHARDT (RSA) 70-74-75, Jonas BLIXT (SWE) 70-75-74, WU Ashun (CHN) 74-75-70

220 - David HOWELL (ENG) 72-75-73

221 - Richard STERNE (RSA) 74-73-74, Miguel Angel JIMENEZ (ESP) 75-76-70, Ryo ISHIKAWA (JPN) 81-72-68

222 - Raphael JACQUELIN (FRA) 81-70-71

224 - HU Mu (CHN) 76-75-73

226 - George COETZEE (RSA) 75-77-74

231 - Brett RUMFORD (AUS) 75-77-79

240 - HUANG Ming-Jie (CHN) 83-77-80

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Walter Gretzky convinced Wayne to go to Kings

Oct 7 2014 9:27pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Wayne Gretzky would have been playing for the Detroit Red Wings if his wife would have had her way in the 1988 trade from the Edmonton Oilers that gutted Canadian hockey fans. On Aug. 9, 1988, the Oilers traded Gretzky, along with Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski, to the Los Angeles Kings for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, $15 million in cash, and the Kings’ first-round draft picks in 1989, 1991 and 1993. More NHL on Sportsnet: Subscribe: Rogers GameCentre Live Ro ...
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2 weeks ago

Walter Gretzky convinced Wayne to go to Kings

Oct 7 2014 9:27pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Wayne Gretzky would have been playing for the Detroit Red Wings if his wife would have had her way in the 1988 trade from the Edmonton Oilers that gutted Canadian hockey fans. On Aug. 9, 1988, the Oilers traded Gretzky, along with Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski, to the Los Angeles Kings for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, $15 million in cash, and the Kings’ first-round draft picks in 1989, 1991 and 1993. The retired superstar discussed his NHL career and ...
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2 weeks ago

Walter Gretzky convinced Wayne to go to Kings

Oct 7 2014 9:27pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Wayne Gretzky would have been playing for the Detroit Red Wings if his wife would have had her way in the 1988 trade from the Edmonton Oilers that gutted Canadian hockey fans. On Aug. 9, 1988, the Oilers traded Gretzky, along with Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski, to the Los Angeles Kings for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, $15 million in cash, and the Kings’ first-round draft picks in 1989, 1991 and 1993. More NHL on Sportsnet: Subscribe: Rog ...
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Walter Gretzky convinced Wayne to go to Kings

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LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Wayne Gretzky would have been playing for the Detroit Red Wings if his wife would have had her way in the 1988 trade from the Edmonton Oilers that gutted Canadian hockey fans. On Aug. 9, 1988, the Oilers traded Gretzky, along with Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski, to the Los Angeles Kings for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, $15 million in cash, and the Kings’ first-round draft picks in 1989, 1991 and 1993. More NHL ...
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LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Wayne Gretzky would have been playing for the Detroit Red Wings if his wife would have had her way in the 1988 trade from the Edmonton Oilers that gutted Canadian hockey fans. On Aug. 9, 1988, the Oilers traded Gretzky, along with Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski, to the Los Angeles Kings for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, $15 million in cash, and the Kings’ first-round draft picks in 1989, 1991 and 1993. More NHL on Sportsnet: Subscribe: Rogers GameCentre Live Roge ...
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Should residency requirements play a role in the Ryder Cup?

Sep 29 2014 3:08pm CDT | Source: GolfWRX

Another Ryder Cup loss has most of American golf shaking their heads and asking a collective “why?” There is a tendency to overlook the bigger picture here, but the bottom line is still rather clear. The balance of power in professional golf has clearly shifted. Europe seems too much for America to handle right now, just as GB&I was no match for the U.S. from 1927-1979. This is not the first time such an imbalance has existed. When golf first came to this countr ...
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Ryder Cup 2014 diary: John Inverdale hits duff shot; Bambi escapes

Sep 26 2014 11:51am CDT | Source: Sport-The Guardian

BBC 5 Live presenters bungled remark about Dustin Johnson is followed by some clarification, while the Gleneagles fawning over Rory McIlroy is briefly distracted by a b ...
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