News for Sunday, November 22, 2009


News 2009 November 22


Wie on the mend after spraining ankle

with news on Michelle Wie’s injured ankle.

Good news for Michelle Wie. An MRI confirmed an ankle sprain, nothing torn.

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Brooks wins third Pebble Beach Invitational

Mark Brooks won the Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational for a record third time, birdieing three of the last four holes Sunday for a 5-under 67 and a two-stroke victory over Rickie Fowler and D.A. Points.

Tight-lipped Lorena at the 17th

Just how upset was Lorena Ochoa after bogeying the 17th? She refused to talk to reporters.

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McPherson leads LPGA finale; Monday finish

Kristy McPherson finished off a 5-under 67 in fading sunlight Sunday to take a one-stroke lead in the LPGA Tour Championship before the second round was suspended because of darkness.

Tour Championship should be more elite

is wondering if the LPGA has gotten the message that 120 players do not belong in a Tour Championship field.

This feels like the never-ending tournament. Perhaps the LPGA has gotten the message that 120 players do not belong in a Tour Championship field.

2010 can’t come quick enough for Creamer

Paula Creamer will be happy when this season is over. She managed to come back from Mexico last week unscathed, thanks in large part to the 40 pounds of food she took down to Guadalajara.

Polo Golf Jr. Classic Junior Fantasy Picks

The Polo Golf Junior Classic kicks off Monday, and the Golfweek staffers have made their picks for the week’s best bets.

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Why McIlory will be No. 1 in the world

McIloy will be world No. 1

Rory McIlroy is the future of European golf. As Alistair Tait writes, it won’t be long until the 20-year-old is No. 1 in the world, too.

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Westwood wins Euro finale, Race to Dubai

Lee Westwood of England won the European Tour's first Race to Dubai after capturing the Dubai World Championship by six strokes with an 8-under 64 in the final round.

Fowler tied for lead at Pebble Beach

Rickie Fowler shot a 5-under 67 at Del Monte, and former PGA champion Mark Brooks had a 69 at Spyglass Hill on Saturday to share the third-round lead in the Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational.