News for Sunday, June 22, 2014
Udelhofen storms to victory in the Wisconsin Match Play Championship
Josh Udelhofen, a recent graduate of Clarke University, won the Wisconsin Match Play Championship with a 4-and-3 victory over Sam Frank at Eau Claire Golf and Country Club in Altoona, Wis.
Gabriel Lench wins 97th Florida Amateur
Gabriel Lench erased a three-shot deficit to win the 97th Florida Amateur Championship Sunday at Quail Valley and Hawks Nest golf clubs in Vero Beach, Fla.
Nichols: This is only the beginning for Michelle Wie
Michelle Wie has had a journey filled with criticism, heartbreak and high expectations. Sunday at Pinehurst No. 2, the LPGA's biggest star shone brightly as she captured her first major title. And, at 24, it sure feels like the beginning.
Achenbach: Michelle Wie had something special from the beginning
James Achenbach recalls encountering Michelle Wie as a 12-year-old tree-tall golfer at the WAPL – and she stood out for more than just her 5-foot-11 frame even then.
Tom Lehman wins Champions Tour's Encompass Championship
Tom Lehman picked up his first victory of the season at the Champion Tour’s Encompass Championship on Sunday at North Shore Country Club in Glenview, Ill.
USWO Tracker: Michelle Wie (70) wins her first major title
Michelle Wie, 24, fired an even-par 70 on Sunday at the U.S. Women's Open to hold off a charge from World No. 1 Stacy Lewis to win her first major title of her career.
Sebastian Cappelen wins in first pro start at Web.com Tour's Air Capital Classic
In his first start as a pro, Sebastian Cappelen, a recent Arkansas graduate, won the Web.com Tour’s Air Capital Classic by a single shot over Matt Weibring on June 22.
7 straight birdies give Kevin Streelman his second PGA Tour win
While Sergio Garcia, K.J. Choi and Aaron Baddeley juggled the lead Sunday, Kevin Streelman ran off seven straight birdies to close out a 64 and watch his 15-under total stand up to win the 2014 Travelers Championship.
75 leaves Karen Paolozzi a long way back at PGA Professional National Championship in Myrtle Beach
Karen Paolozzi of Atlanta, is the third woman to compete in the PGA Professional National Championship – and after the first round in Myrtle Beach, S.C., is within reach of making the cut.
Scotland's Bradley Neil captures British Amateur title at Royal Portrush
Bradley Neil delivered Scottish success 10 years after Stuart Wilson won the 2004 Championship at St. Andrews, winning the 119th British Amateur with a 2-and-1 victory over South Africa’s Zander Lombard at Royal Portrush Golf Club on Sunday.
Mikko Ilonen holds off Edoardo Molinari to win European Tour's Irish Open
Mikko Ilonen shot a final round 70 on Sunday to win the Irish Open by 1 stroke after leading from start to finish.
Zach Zaback wins Connecticut Amateur Championship
Zach Zaback won the Connecticut Amateur Championship with a 1-up victory over Kevin Josephson of the Country Club of Farmington. The 112th Connecticut Amateur was contested at Lake of Isles Golf Club in North Stonington, Conn.
Judge limits Vijay Singh's discovery in case against PGA Tour
Vijay Singh's attempt to look behind the curtain of the PGA Tour's drug policy will be limited, according to a recent court ruling.