News for Sunday, June 6, 2010
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.
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.
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.
The previous two years, Nick Price’s final rounds at the Principal Charity Classic were filled with tough shots and even tougher finishes.
The previous two years, Nick Price's final rounds at the Principal Charity Classic were filled with tough shots and even tougher finishes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gordon Brand Jr., shooting an even-par 72, won his first European Senior Tour title by five strokes at the Matrix Jersey Classic.
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.
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.
Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland shot a closing-round 63 Sunday at the Wales Open to pick up his fifth career European Tour victory.
Augusta State wins NCAA title
Augusta State won its first NCAA Championship, knocking off top-ranked Oklahoma State on Sunday at The Honors Course.
It took 21 holes before Grant Muller sunk the winning putt to claim the 54-hole Lombard Insurance Classic on Sunday.
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).
Three collegians were on hand before the start of the final round of the Memorial to accept Jack Nicklaus Awards from the man himself.
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.
Yoshimi Koda unleashed a spectacular late birdie barrage to secure a memorable maiden win in the Japan LPGA Tour's Resort Trust Ladies Tournament.
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.
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.