News for Sunday, September 20, 2009


News 2009 September 20


Golf’s pitch count is getting up there

looks at the trend of pro golfers throwing out first pitches at MLB games.

Y.E. Yang threw out the first pitch at the Texas Rangers-Los Angeles Angels game Saturday night, continuing a longtime trend of golfers taking the mound, if not throwing things to the ground.

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Quinn wins close one on Nationwide

Fran Quinn overtook Blake Adams in the final round of the Albertson’s Boise Open to win the tournament by one shot.

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Berkmeyer takes home Crump Cup

Skip Berkmeyer birdied the 18th hole to beat Gene Elliot, 1 up, and win the 85th Annual Crump Memorial Tournament Sunday at Pine Valley Golf Club.

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Choi stumbles, rallies to win Samsung

Choi wins Samsung

Na Yeon Choi of South Korea lost her seven-stroke lead, then rallied to shoot 1-under 71 Sunday to win the Samsung World Championship, her first LPGA Tour victory.

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Haas breaks record to claim Greater Hickory

Jay Haas has won plenty of times on the Champions Tour. This one may leave quite an impression.

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Blumenherst wins LPGA sectional qualifier

Amanda Blumenherst left the rest of the field in the dust at the LPGA Sectional Qualifer at Mission Hills Country Club in Palm Springs, Calif., shooting a 16-under 272 that left her six shots clear of the field.

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Arizona State holds off OSU at Olympia Fields

ASU wins at Olympia Fields

Arizona State held off Oklahoma State to win the Olympia Fields Illini Invitational Sunday, picking up right where the Sun Devils left off last spring, as one of the toughest teams in college golf.

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U.S. takes PGA Cup with singles rout

U.S. goes two for two

The U.S. took its second victory over GB&I in as many weeks, winning the PGA Cup after capturing a record eight singles matches on the final day of play.

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Cabrera-Bello’s 60 wins Austrian Open

Final-round 60 wins it

Rafael Cabrera-Bello of Spain shot an 11-under 60 to win his first European Tour title by one stroke over Benn Barham Sunday at the Austrian Open.