News for Sunday, June 6, 2010


News 2010 June 6


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Reynolds drops Open to mourn grandfather

explains why Jean Reynolds likely will not be back for another Women’s Open run.

The U.S. Women’s Open may be without a Southern sparkplug next month at Oakmont. Jean Reynolds, who grabbed headlines at Saucon Valley last year when she was one of just three players under par after 36 holes, withdrew June 2 from Women’s Open Sectional Qualifying after finding out her grandfather died.

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Notes: Phil’s wild shot requires creativity

People marvel at the shots that Phil Mickelson can create. On Sunday at the Memorial Tournament, he didn’t have much choice but to be creative at the 15th hole.

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IMG to launch Leadbetter tour for juniors

IMG launches junior tour

IMG Academies will launch the IMG Leadbetter Junior Golf Tour in August, providing a new outlet for junior golfers looking to sharpen their skills among elite players like Victoria Tanco.

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Price wins second Champions title of ’10

The previous two years, Nick Price’s final rounds at the Principal Charity Classic were filled with tough shots and even tougher finishes.

Nick Price wins Principal Charity Classic

The previous two years, Nick Price's final rounds at the Principal Charity Classic were filled with tough shots and even tougher finishes.

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Rose savors first American victory

A decade after only one player from England resided in the top 100 in the world rankings, Justin Rose's win Sunday at the Memorial continues to show golf's British revival.

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Woods beans three fans, ties for 19th

Every time Tiger Woods hits a spectator with a ball, he tries to make it up to them by giving them an autographed golf glove.

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It's not yet Rickie's time; Runner-up at Memorial

Rickie Fowler, the 21-year-old rookie trying to become the youngest winner on the course Jack Nicklaus built, fell out of the lead for the first time at the Memorial with a double bogey on the 12th hole on Sunday when he hit into the water. He fell three shots behind eventual winner Justin Rose and never caught up at the Muirfield Village Golf Club.

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Augusta State’s NCAA title was no upset

says despite what you may think, Augusta State’s NCAA title was not an upset.

Walking near the scoreboard area, waiting for the trophy presentation, I kept hearing the word “upset” as spectators referred to Augusta State’s 3-1-1 victory over Oklahoma State at The Honors Course.

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Rose wins Memorial; Fowler finishes 3 back

Rose wins The Memorial

Justin Rose won the Memorial by rallying from a four-shot deficit with a flawless final round for his first victory on the PGA Tour.

Brand Jr. seals wire-to-wire victory

Gordon Brand Jr., shooting an even-par 72, won his first European Senior Tour title by five strokes at the Matrix Jersey Classic.

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‘Two gloves’ Gainey gets 1st Nationwide win

Tommy Gainey got his first Nationwide Tour victory courtesy of a final-round 6-under 65 Sunday at the Melwood Prince George’s County Open.

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University Golf Championship tees off Tuesday

Student-athletes from 21 countries arrived this week at the Antequera Golf Club for the 13th annual World University Golf Championship sponsored by the International University Sports Federation (FISU) and hosted by the University of Málaga.

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McDowell closes with 63 to win Wales Open

Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland shot a closing-round 63 Sunday at the Wales Open to pick up his fifth career European Tour victory.

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Augusta State tops OSU to win NCAA title

Augusta State wins NCAA title

Augusta State won its first NCAA Championship, knocking off top-ranked Oklahoma State on Sunday at The Honors Course.

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It's a nail-biting playoff in Swaziland

It took 21 holes before Grant Muller sunk the winning putt to claim the 54-hole Lombard Insurance Classic on Sunday.

Parker earns maiden LET win in Holland

England’s Florentyna Parker earned her first Ladies European Tour victory at the ABN AMRO Ladies Open in Holland after a two-under par 70 on Sunday, which was enough for a two-shot victory over Scotland’s Krystle Caithness (68).

Munson among Nicklaus Award winners

Three collegians were on hand before the start of the final round of the Memorial to accept Jack Nicklaus Awards from the man himself.

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Pagunsan powers to Phuket victory

Juvic Pagunsan scored an emphatic maiden win on the Mercedes-Benz Tour. With an assured display of front-running, the man from the Philippines raced to a seven-stroke victory in the US$60,000 Mercedes-Benz Masters Thailand.

Birdie binge sees Koda cruise home

Yoshimi Koda unleashed a spectacular late birdie barrage to secure a memorable maiden win in the Japan LPGA Tour's Resort Trust Ladies Tournament.

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Miyamoto celebrates major feat in Japan Championship

Katsumasa Miyamoto survived a final-round meltdown to claim victory in the 120 million yen (about US$1.3 million) Japan Tour Championship Citibank Cup Shishido Hills.

Vietnam Amateur: Thai Wasin reigns at Dalat Palace

Displaying the nous of a seasoned professional, teenager Wasin Sripattranusorn completed an emphatic wire-to-wire win in the third edition of the Vietnam Amateur Open.