The United States Golfing team are hopeful that Caymans and large rodents do not interfere in their preparation as Golf makes a comeback to the Olympics after a 112-year absence.
Jyoti Randhawa who was tied 28th with Chawrasia on Friday, got off to a flying start, getting birdies on the first and second holes.
Anirban Lahiri carded an even-par 72 in the fourth round to drop two places and end last along with his Asian counterpart Hideki Matsuyama in the Hero World Challenge.
Bubba Watson had a two-shot lead going into the final round and sailed home to a 6-under 66 for a three-shot victory over second-placed Patrick Reed at the Hero World Challenge.
Anirban Lahiri was unable to make any ground after a disappointing one-over 73 at the PGA-sanctioned event at the Albany Golf Club.
The 37-year-old Bubba Watson, stood on 19-under 197 after 54 holes in the 18-man invitational event hosted by Tiger Woods at the Albany resort near Nassau, Bahamas.
Despite his poor record on British courses, world number three Bubba Watson is raring to go and will tee off with Englishman Ian Poulter and South African Charl Schwartzel.
Bubba Watson, a seven-time winner on the PGA Tour, finished 36 holes at 11-under-par 129. The two-time Masters champion and world No. 5 earned his first career victory on tour at this event in 2010.
Bubba Watson fired nine birdies in all, including four on the last five holes, the final one coming on 18 after a 139-yard second shot that bounced into the flagstick and stopped four inches beyond the cup.
For the first year after their victory, winners can take the jacket with them wherever they please. Bubba Watson took it to his high school, his elementary school, his middle school and the University of Georgia.
The 79th Masters opens on Thursday at Augusta National with McIlroy seeking his first green jacket and third major crown in a row to complete a career Grand Slam while Woods, who has fallen to 111th in the world rankings, contends for a 15th career major after a nightmare year of injuries and inconsistent form.
Bubba Watson released a statement through the PGA Tour on Wednesday explaining his decision.
Golf's top stars gather next week at Oak Hill Country Club for the 95th edition of the final major tournament of the year after a season that has brought disappointment, a measure of success and more than a few surprises.
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Woods said that he has not spoken to Sergio Garcia and has no plans to do so after the golfers got into a spat that was sparked by racially-tinged comments from the Spaniard.
Unlike the major professional sports leagues and even the men's and women's professional tennis tours, the PGA Tour has steadfastly refused to announce fines or suspensions. Tour officials do not acknowledge discipline meted out for acts like throwing a club into the gallery, blowing off a mandatory players meeting, getting into an on-course a...
Deer antler spray reportedly has IGF-1 which aids in muscle growth. It is banned by major pro sports.
Defending champion Kyle Stanley, 2011 winner Mark Wilson and 2010 champion Hunter Mahan also are entered in the January 31-February 3 event along with Rickie Fowler, Nick Watney, Carl Pettersson, Nicolas Colsaerts and Lucas Glover.