News for Sunday, October 4, 2009


News 2009 October 4


Why Florida State really won... (Part II)

discloses the secret ingredients to Florida State’s victory at the Gary Koch Intercollegiate.

Florida State won the Gary Koch Intercollegiate Sunday for already its second victory of the fall season, which signaled a trend for reasons other than good golf shots.

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Turner gets first Nationwide Tour victory

Jerod Turner won the Soboba Classic by two shots after pulling away from the field in the final round.

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Seminoles win Gary Koch Intercollegiate

FSU wins Gary Koch event

Florida State wins the Gary Koch Intercollegiate with a Sunday rally, beating Texas Tech by 16 shots and setting a tournament record in the process. Seath Lauer (pictured) finished second.

Hardin among Women’s Mid-Am medalists

Mina Hardin shot a 3-under 69 on Sunday to share medallist honors in the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur at Golden Hills Golf and Turf Club.

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Smith, McCoy medal at rainy Mid-Am

Smith medals at U.S. Mid-Am

Walker Cup player Nathan Smith (pictured) and Mike McCoy shared medalist honors Sunday at the U.S. Mid-Amateur at Kiawah Island Club.

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Taylor, Kuchar to finish playoff on Monday

Taylor, Kuchar tied in N.Y.

Matt Kuchar and Vaughn Taylor were still tied after two holes in a sudden-death playoff at the Turning Stone Resort Championship when play was suspended Sunday because of darkness.

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Ochoa ends drought with Navistar victory

Ochoa ends winless streak

The drought has finally ended. Lorena Ochoa won the Navistar LPGA Classic Sunday for her first victory in 11 starts, shooting a final-round 2-under 70 to beat Michelle Wie and Brittany Lang by four shots.

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Haas edges Watson for Senior Players title

Jay Haas charged past Tom Watson to win the Senior Players Championship by a stroke, birdieing the 18th hole Sunday to match the course record with a 6-under 64 in the final Champions Tour major of the season.

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Miller pursues golf dream in U.S.

Miller pursues U.S. dream

Kelly Miller left her home in the U.K. two years ago to pursue a golf career in the U.S. As she prepares to enter college next fall, Miller is taking her game to the next level.

Thelen wins PGA Assistant Championship

Tim Thelen shattered the Callaway Golf PGA Assistant Championship scoring record Sunday, shooting a 4-under 68 to finish at 23-under 265 – seven strokes ahead of second-place Sean Dougherty.

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Donald leads Dunhill; McIlroy one back

Luke Donald took a one-shot lead over Rory McIlroy and Simon Dyson at the Dunhill Links Championship by shooting an 8-under 64 at Kingsbarns in the weather-delayed third round.