In a field of some of the world's best, a young American is leading the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship after the opening round ... and his name is not Jordan Spieth. Twenty-two-year old Bryson DeChambeau, an amateur in just his seventh professional event, fired an 8-under 64 to jump out to a 1-stroke lead … Continue reading Amateur DeChambeau Leads Abu Dhabi
In a top five patrolled by Martin Kaymer and Rory McIlroy, little attention was paid to France's Gary Stal at Abu Dhabi until the 22-year-old Frenchman posted a 65 to win the tournament by a stroke over McIlroy and two over the fading Kaymer. Here's a look inside the life of Sunday's surprising success story. … Continue reading Who is Gary Stal?
Martin Kaymer blew a 10-stroke lead Sunday, and 22-year-old Gary Stal of France took advantage of it to win the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship by a single stroke. It was Stal's first career title, and he won it by one stroke over world No. 1 Rory McIlroy, a player Stal called his idol. Kaymer … Continue reading Stal Takes Abu Dhabi as Kaymer Crumbles
While 2014 might have been the year of Rory McIlroy, Martin Kaymer won a Major as well, and brought a ton of swagger to the third round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship on Saturday, firing a 65 to reach 20-under, racing out to a 6-stroke lead over his closest competitor. McIlroy, who had … Continue reading Martin Kaymer Takes Command at Abu Dhabi
Martin Kaymer and Thomas Pieters retained the No. 1 and 2 spots atop the leaderboard at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship during Friday's second round. But all eyes seemed fixated on the man who rose up to No. 3. The #1 golfer in the world, Rory McIlroy, fired a 6-under 66, the second-best score … Continue reading Kaymer Maintains 1-Stroke Lead at Abu Dhabi