Golfing World: Sterne battling back from spinal arthritis
Golfing World takes a close look at how South Africa’s Richard Sterne has battled back from adversity.
Golfing World: McIlroy is player of the month; Bjorn out of the U.S. Open
On today’s GW News, we bring you the latest ahead of the U.S. Open, including a couple of high profile drop-outs. We also tell you who is the European Tour’s player of the month, and we reveal the captains for the 2015 President’s Cup.
Sterne, Fisher Jr. share a 5 shot lead in Johannesburg
Charl SchwRichard Sterne and Trevor Fisher Jr. share a 5 shot lead at 19 under par after 3 rounds at the Joburg Open. Mike Ritz brings you the day 3 action from South Africa.artzel trails Richard Sterne and Trevor Fisher Jr. lead by five after the second round of the Joburg Open. Mike Ritz highlights the days play from South Africa.
Graeme Mcdowell and Richard Sterne tied in France
Graeme Mcdowell (70) and Richard Sterne (77) are tied for the lead going into the final round of the Alstom Open de France. Mike Ritz brings you all the third-round action from Paris.
What's in the Bag: Snedeker, Mediate, Sterne
Take a look inside the bags of last week's winners on their respective tours: Brandt Snedeker, Rocco Mediate and Richard Sterne.
Sterne dominates in Johannesburg
Richard Sterne shot a final round 64 in route to his 7 shot victory at the Joburg Open. Sterne finished at 27 under par for his 6th European Tour title. Mike Ritz brings you the final days play from South Africa.Ritz here to wrap up the final round of the Joburg Open European Tour in South Africa. The day began. Richard Sterne and Trevor Fisher at 19-under par, clear by 5 shots of anyone else in the field. The very first hole, the par 5, Fisher makes eagle. Sterne made birdie but it wasn't good enough to keep pace. So Fisher has himself a 1-stroke lead. But on the very next hole, one of the toughest par 3s in the entire world of golf, 255 yards, but Richard Sterne hits what might be the shot of the week. The man missed just 3 greens in regulation over the final 2 rounds.72-hole record for the Joburg Open, which eclipsed the record set by Charl Schwartzel back in 2010. Schwartzel with his final round 66, finishes solo 2nd. He the other 2-time winner of this event, Richard Sterne now with Dale Hayes. -An incredible performance. You must be absolutely over the moon. -Yes. It was a pretty special day. I'vevery easy this week, 27-under par. That was an incredible performance. Congratulations, Richard Sterne . -Thank you, Dale. Thank you. - Richard Sterne now heads to the United States to get ready for the World Golf Championship Match Play. In the meantime, the European Tour stays in South Africa, our coverage of the African Open starts Thursday, 9 Eastern time. Hope you'll join us then.
Sterne's withdrawal from Open frees up extra spot
South Africas Richard Sterne withdrew Monday from the U.S. Open, increasing the total number of spots available through sectional qualifying on 'Golfs Longest Day' from 56 to 57.
Sterne, Fisher Jr. share lead in Johannesburg
Richard Sterne and Trevor Fisher Jr. lead by 3 at 15 under par after the 2nd round of the Joburg Open. Mike Ritz highlights the days play from South Africa.Ritz to wrap up round 2 of the Joburg Open as a European Tour in Johannesburg, South Africa and native son, Charl Schwartzel , who's had 6 weeks off, he's coming back to 4 beautifully, a 65 in the second round and he gets to 10-under par and that puts him in the top 4 heading to the weekend. This Trevor Fisher Jr. on his way to a second round 62, this South African is tied at the top along with Richard Sterne . He won this tournament 5 years ago. Sterne who finished second last week continues his beautiful play, hitting the ball well and
Graeme McDowell wins the Alstom Open de France.
Graeme McDowell carded a round of 67 to win The Alstom Open de France. Mike Ritz brings you all the final-round highlights from Paris.everybody. Mike Ritz here to wrap up the final round of the French Open just outside of Paris. It boiled down to a battle between the members of the final twosome, Richard Sterne and Graeme McDowell . G-mac struck first, birdie on the first hole from long range. He's got himself a one-stroke lead. Sterne, long putt for parG-Mac routine par of the final hole. He would win by four. Graeme McDowell , his 9th career win on the European Tour . He moves from 9th to 6th in the official world golf rankings. As satisfied as he could be, making just 4 bogeys on a most demanding course where just 12 players ended up under par for the week. Next week, the European Tour heads to Scotland. Golf Channel will be there. Our coverage begins Thursday morning, 5:30 Eastern Time. The Scottish Open, Golf Channel Thursday,
Sterne leads Dubai; Garcia three back
Richard Sterne followed up his opening-round 62 with a second-round 70 to lead the Omega Dubai Desert Classic by one. Mike Ritz brings you the Round 2 action from the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai.up round two of the Dubai Desert Classic, the Emirates Golf Club. Lee Westwood making his 2013 debut. He's cruising along nicely until he got to the short par for 17th. Aw, double bogey for Lee. He falls from a tie for 9th all the way down to the tie for 26. Second round of 71. Meantime, Sergio Garcia , started his day on the back nine and was complaining of a sore shoulder. But he goes birdie, birdie 16, 17, and it comes to the par 5 18th. And hits that beauty of an approach shot. And yes, that was his second shot, which means this is for eagle. Sergio, an opening round 68, second round 60, 70s, and a tie for 8th. Three off the lead heading to the weekend event. Atop the Leaderboard, Richard Sterne who started the day there. Thanks to his opening round of 10 under par 62. A career best. An up and down
Sterne’s 62 has him on top in Dubai
Richard Sterne shot an opening round of 62 to lead the Omega Dubai Desert Classic by 1 at 10 under par. Mike Ritz brings you the days play from the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai.that is still not good enough for the lead. That belongs to Richard Sterne , 10 birdies, no bogeys, a scintillating round of 62, just 27 putts, 17 greens hit in regulation, just 1 stroke off, the course record set back in 1994 by Ernie Els. So here's how it stands after round 1, 95 players out of 132 are under par. Richard Sterne beaming after his 62. -Richard, a magnificent round of 10-under par. What's going through your mind when you're making birdie after birdie