News for Sunday, November 7, 2010
Cook, Langer win at Harding
John Cook defended his crown at the Charles Schwab Cup Championship on Sunday, while Bernhard Langer won his first season points title.
John Cook successfully defended his title in the Champions Tour's season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship on Sunday at Harding Park, while Bernhard Langer took his first season points title.
Ian Poulter leaves little to the imagination when it comes to making a fashion statement. During the past week in China, he even sported a white-headed driver.
American Mike Cunning may have won the European Senior Tour season finale on Sunday, but it was Boonchu Ruangkit of Thailand who sealed the Order of Merit with a closing round that was characteristic of his four-win rookie season.
Warren Abery dropped two shots in a row on the eighth and the ninth holes in the final round of the Nashua Masters, but he birdied the 10th and 12th to coast to victory Sunday at the Wild Coast Sun Country Club.
Francesco Molinari’s game may have been built in Italy, but it was improved in England. Those refinements helped Molinari to victory Nov. 7 in the WGC-HSBC Champions tournament, the biggest win of his career.
As Hyun-Ji Kim stood off the 18th green Sunday awaiting a possible playoff, she breathed a sigh of relief as Soo-Jin Yang’s birdied putt slipped past the hole. There would be no playoff pressure this year.
David Bransdon is the new Western Australian PGA champion after a dramatic Sunday at Bunbury Golf Club.
With no one else able to mount a charge, the final day at the WGC-HSBC Champions turned into a match-play contest between Ryder Cup teammates Francesco Molinari and Lee Westwood. It came down to the last green but in the end, the Italian triumphed over the world’s top-ranked player.
Japanese teenager Ryo Ishikawa will represent Asia in January's Royal Trophy against Europe. Ishikawa was selected by Asia's captain Naomichi "Joe" Ozaki last week, becoming the first player named to either team. The 19-year-old will be playing in the event for the third time.
has given a verbal commitment to New Mexico.
Dylan Healey, the No. 2-ranked player in the state of Tennessee and No. 42 in the 2012 class, has given a verbal commitment to play at New Mexico.
Chen rolls to Golfweek Jr. title
U.S. Girls’ Junior Champion Doris Chen rolled to a six-shot win at the Golfweek Junior Invitational Sunday in Reunion, Fla.
Chun wins Golfweek Jr.
Sam Chun captured a three-shot win at the Golfweek Junior Invitational on Sunday, earning full status on the AJGA. Now the 17-year-old has bigger plans, like winning a USGA title.
Top-ranked Jiyai Shin won the Mizuno Classic on Sunday for her second LPGA Tour victory of the season and eighth overall, closing with a 5-under 67 for a two-stroke victory over Yani Tseng.
Molinari wins in Shanghai
Francesco Molinari outlasted new World No. 1 Lee Westwood by a shot to win the HSBC Champions in Shanghai.