News for Sunday, October 4, 2009
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.
Jerod Turner won the Soboba Classic by two shots after pulling away from the field in the final round.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.