News for Saturday, December 4, 2010
Season awards up for grabs
With one round to play in the LPGA season, Cristie Kerr and Na Yeon Choi are still battling for the coveted year-end awards. Julie Williams reports.
says Beatriz Recari is closing out her rookie campaign on a positive note.
Unlike the six women who began the week fighting for the No. 1 ranking to close the season – five of whom also had a shot at Player of the Year honors – Beatriz Recari’s mug isn’t lining the entrance to Grand Cypress. That’s because her race – the Rookie of the Year race – is long over, ending decisively in Azahara Munoz’s favor as she collected nearly double the points of second-place finisher Recari.
Woods up 4 at Chevron
It's been an up-and-down year to say the least, but Tiger Woods is finally closing in on his first 2010 win. He leads his Chevron Challenge by four.
Cristie Kerr is making a move to become the first American in 16 years to win LPGA player of the year, trailing leader Amy Yang by three strokes entering the final round of the LPGA Tour Championship.
Furyk wins PGA Tour POY
After three wins and the FedEx Cup title, Jim Furyk was named the PGA Tour Player of the Year. Rickie Fowler won the Rookie of the Year award.
Lee shoots 65 at Q-School
Danny Lee saw huge success as an amateur, but was off to a slow start this week at Q-School. His 65 on Saturday may have revived him.
Top-ranked Lee Westwood shot a 1-under 71 and leads by five strokes after the third round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge.
Australian star Geoff Ogilvy shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday to increase his lead to five strokes after the third round of the Australian Open.