News for Saturday, December 5, 2009


News 2009 December 5


Wiebe beats coach in Torrey Pines playoff

with the result of a Torrey Pines playoff that pitted Gunner Wiebe against his coach, Tim Mickelson.

The playoff between Gunner Wiebe and Tim Mickelson for a spot in next year’s PGA Tour stop in San Diego didn’t disappoint. Wiebe, the son of two-time PGA Tour winner Mark Wiebe, holed a 7-foot birdie putt on No. 18 to beat his college coach, 73-74.

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Goosen builds Nedbank lead in South Africa

Retief Goosen extended his lead at the Nedbank Challenge on Saturday, shooting a 5-under 67 in the third round to sit two shots clear of Robert Allenby and Angel Cabrera.

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Yang, McDowell share Chevron lead

Graeme McDowell is known at the Chevron World Challenge as the guy who replaced tournament host Tiger Woods in the field. Now he has a chance to win the whole thing.

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Jones one of few to finish Round 4 at Q-School

Matt Jones will be one of the lucky ones Sunday. He was one of just five players who finished his fourth round of Q-School Saturday. He’ll be able to sleep in while other players are finishing up at Bear Lakes.

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Williams won’t discuss Woods’ private life

Tiger Woods’ caddie said Saturday he supports his boss while the world’s No. 1 golfer copes with allegations of extramarital affairs.

Quad drops Brehaut 29 spots at Q-School

tells the tale of an unfortunate quadruple bogey by Jeff Brehaut at PGA Tour Q-School.

It’s never too early for the Q-School horror stories to start. We’re only midway through the fourth of six rounds, but Jeff Brehaut has fallen prey to the beast.

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Q-School: Broadaway following Boo’s path

Day 4: PGA Tour Q-School

As Josh Broadaway plays his way through PGA Tour Q-School, Sean Martin can’t help but be reminded of another Southerner to find success at Bear Lakes: Boo Weekley.

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When will Tiger make his return to the Tour?

When will Woods come back?

It’s been more than a week since Tiger Woods made headlines by crashing his SUV. As details continue to unfold, the question remains: When will Tiger return to the game?

Man collapses at Chevron, dies at hospital

An elderly man collapsed Thursday at the Chevron World Challenge and was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital, the Los Angeles Daily News reported, citing the California Highway Patrol.

Another rainy day at LPGA Q-School

reports that the LPGA will do whatever it takes to get in 90 holes at rainy Q-school.

It’s another day of thumb-twiddling for LPGA hopefuls. Officials canceled play at LPGA Q-School on Dec. 5 after heavy rainfall left tee boxes and fairways soaked at LPGA International.

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Scott secures Australian Open lead

Adam Scott shot a 5-under 67 to take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the Australian Open on Saturday.