News for Sunday, March 21, 2010
Callaway Match Play (Rd. 1)
Iowa’s victory over Arizona was just one of many upsets Sunday in the first round of the Callaway Collegiate Match Play Championship. Ron Balicki reports.
CBS turned down an interview with Tiger Woods after being told the network would be limited to five minutes of questions.
Angela Oh defeated Jane Rah in a sudden-death playoff Sunday to win the Duramed Futures Tour’s season-opening event, the Florida’s Natural Charity Classic.
Selected excerpts from Tiger Woods’ interviews Sunday with the Golf Channel and ESPN, the first time the world’s top-ranked golfer answered questions on camera since his early morning car crash last November.
It was a two-team race the entire weekend, but Clemson pulled away for a victory Sunday at the Furman Intercollegiate.
In two interviews that aired Sunday night on ESPN and Golf Channel, Tiger Woods acknowledged living “a lie” and said that he’s “a little nervous” about the greeting he’ll receive at the Masters.
Hak wins Florida Azalea Am
Shut Yat Hak closed with a 3-under 67 Monday to win the Florida Azalea Amateur at Palatka (Fla.) Golf Course. Hak, 16, of Lake Mary, Fla., finished at 10-under 210.
says the Tiger Woods interviews that aired Sunday night were low on the ‘wow factor.’
First reaction to the dueling one-on-one interviews with Tiger Woods that aired Sunday night on Golf Channel and ESPN:
Furyk wins Transitions
Jim Furyk closed with a 2-under 69 on Sunday for a one-shot victory at the Transitions Championship, his first win since the 2007 Canadian Open.
Woods talks family, Augusta
In interviews that aired Sunday on ESPN and Golf Channel, Tiger Woods spoke about his SUV accident and nerves about his Masters return.
reports that 15th-seeded New Mexico defeated Washington (2) in Round 1 of the Callaway Match Play.
In the second round Saturday of the NCAA basketball tournament, 11th-seeded Washington upset No. 3 seed New Mexico in the East Regional.
Auburn wins Schenkel E-Z-GO
Auburn used a final-round 3-over 291 Sunday to vault over North Florida and win the Schenkel E-Z-Go Invitational. Kyle Kopsick led the Tiger charge with a 72 that left him T-6.
Woods interview to air Sunday
Two people familiar with Tiger Woods’ plans tell The Associated Press that the golfer has done two interviews set to air Sunday night.
Thomas Bjorn is back to his best despite taking on more than he previously thought he could handle.
Rhys Davies of Wales has won his first European Tour title, taking the Trophee Hassan II by two strokes over Louis Oosthuizen after shooting a 7-under 66.
says nothing was going to get in the way of the UW golf team watching the Huskies basketball team on Saturday.
Dustin Roberts of the Golf Coaches Association of America got to be a fill-in coach Saturday – well, for about 30 minutes, anyway.