Recent Golf News
Defending the Title: World No. 1 Women’s Golfer Yani Tseng Claims British Open Crown, Becomes Youngest Golfer in History to Claim Five Majors
We said it before, we’ll say it again. Move over Tiger. Oakley’s World No. 1 Ranked Women’s Golfer Yani Tseng shot her way into the record books as the youngest professional golfer in history to claim five career major titles. The 22 year old successfully and boldly defended her Women’s British Open Title, passing Caroline Masson in the final round for the triumph. Trailing Masson by two strokes as the final day set in, Yani made her charge, birdying on the third hole to bring the two to a tie at 13-under-par. But she wasn’t done. Her birdie on the sixth gave Yani her commanding lead.
Oakley golfer Ai Miyazato’s recent victory at the Evian Masters may have been her 7th LPGA win, but this particular triumph represents much more than just a career stat for the 26 year-old. After the massive 9.0 earthquake which triggered a devastating tsunami in Japan this past March, Miyazato has turned her attention to helping her country through this daunting recovery period.
Arrival! Golf Superstar Rory McIlroy Triumphs at U.S. Open For First Major Title, Dazzles the Sports World
Rory McIlroy has officially arrived. And a new era has begun. Oakley’s young Global Golf Superstar emphatically shut the door on doubters and tough finishes this year by emerging victorious at the U.S. Open, smashing into the final round with a commanding eight-stroke lead and sealing the deal with an awe-inspiring final round – finishing two-under-par 69 for an eight-shot win. All while matching or breaking 12 U.S. Open records in his Custom Oakley Radar Path Eyewear and high-tech golf apparel. Dazzling the Sports World with a truly masterful display of unprecedented skill at the Congressional Country Club in Maryland, Rory dominated both the course and the headlines all week long. And Sunday was a picture perfect finish to a contest where he made U.S. Open history by setting the all-time low record after 36 and 54 holes. Rory became only the third player in U.S. Open history to return all four rounds in the 60s.