News for Sunday, March 17, 2013


News 2013 March 17


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Frost ties tourney record to win Toshiba Classic

David Frost won the Toshiba Classic on Sunday, shooting a 65 to defeat Fred Couples by five strokes and tie the tournament record of 19-under 194 set by Jay Haas in 2007.

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5 Things: Streelman goes bogey-free for first win

Kevin Streelman earned his first PGA Tour victory Sunday at the Tampa Bay Championship, shooting a final-round 67 to finish two shots ahead of Boo Weekley. The win came in Streelman’s 153rd career PGA Tour start.

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'I'm not supposed to be here,' says new No. 1 Lewis

Stacy Lewis won the RR Donnelley Founders Cup by three strokes Sunday, and in doing so supplanted Yani Tseng as No. 1 in the world.

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Winner's Bag: Kevin Streelman

A look inside Kevin Streelman's bag this week at the Tampa Bay Championship.

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New Mexico, TCU's Brun win NIT titles

New Mexico rallied for the team title while TCU's Julien Brun won his sixth career individual crown at the Don Puckette National Invitational Tournament at Omni Tucson (Ariz.) National.

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Weekly top 5: Could March Madness work in college golf?

What if the professional golf tours held a very simple, draft day-like event to give instant access to a few college players? It inspired Lance Ringler's Weekly Top 5.

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How it happened: Streelman wins first Tour title

Kevin Streelman took plenty of chances on the back-nine on Sunday, leading to a 4-under 67 and his first PGA Tour victory. See how it all happened at the Tampa Bay Championship.

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Purdue rallies past Vanderbilt to win Lady Jaguar

Purdue edged second-round leader Vanderbilt in Sunday’s final round of the Insperity Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate to win a second team title this season.

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Alabama holds on for 3-shot Gator Women's victory

Alabama picked up a three-shot victory at the Gator Women’s Invitational on Sunday -- its second victory in as many weeks for the Crimson Tide, and both had a hold-your-breath quality.

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Florida State, Berger sweep Seminole Intercollegiate titles

Florida State swept the team and individual titles at its own Seminole Intercollegiate, clearing Mississippi State by seven shots behind Daniel Berger's medalist performance.

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Alabama, Thomas win titles at Schenkel Invitational

Alabama sophomore Justin Thomas won the Schenkel Invitational on Sunday for his second victory of the season, while the Tide won their third team title of the season.

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Tait: Avantha Masters proves bifurcation already exists

says bifurcation already exists – as a matter of practice, if not officially. He cites as evidence an "interminable wait" at the Avantha Masters in Delhi.

Bifurcation is the big word on everyone’s lips these days, but one form already seems to exist, as players continue to pay little attention to pace-of-play, including Sunday at the Avantha Masters.

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Frost maintains one-shot lead over Couples

David Frost maintained a one-stroke lead over Fred Couples in the Champions Tour's Toshiba Classic, eagling the final hole Saturday for a 5-under 66.

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Grip Month: Counterbalancing key behind Boccieri grip

The Secret Grip, with a tungsten insert in the butt cap of the grip, serves as a counterbalance. Advocates, including Jack Nicklaus, say it slows the hands during the swing and promotes accuracy.