News for Sunday, October 24, 2010

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Marsh wins second consecutive Stocker Cup

Kevin Marsh claimed his second straight Stocker Cup victory Sunday, overcoming a four-shot deficit entering the final round.

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What to watch for: Round 2 at Isleworth

I must admit, I’m a bit shocked after the Round 1 scores at the Isleworth Collegiate.

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Byrd aces 4th playoff hole to win Vegas event

Jonathan Byrd made a hole-in-one on the fourth playoff hole Sunday to win the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospital for Children Open.

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Veteran Acosta captures Chile's national open

A professional since 1995 and competing on the Tour de las Americas for the past nine seasons, Argentina’s veteran Gustavo Acosta was finally able to celebrate a TLA victory by surviving a three-hole playoff for the title of the 84th Abierto de Chile Copa BCI – Chile’s National Open Championship.

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Couples shoots 63 to win Administaff Classic

Fred Couples left Corey Pavin and everybody else way behind in the Administaff Small Business Classic, shooting a 9-under 63 on Sunday for a seven-stroke victory.

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Coming of age

Matteo Manassero, 17, became the youngest winner on the European Tour with a four-shot victory Sunday at the Castello Masters. The future is now for the Italian teen who specializes in upstaging his elders.

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White takes 7-shot lead at U.S. Collegiate

Led by James White’s record 62, host Georgia Tech took a commanding lead after Round 1 of the U.S. Collegiate Championship.

5 Things: Ryder Cup, part of the complete breakfast

Call it the new breakfast of champions. England’s Ian Poulter, a member of the winning European Ryder Cup team, posted a video for his 1 million-plus Twitter followers in what he dubbed “Breakfast with the Ryder Cup.”

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Mathis wins Jax Open, secures Tour card

David Mathis closed with a 1-under 69 on Sunday to win the Jacksonville Open on the Nationwide Tour, earning more than enough money to secure his return to the PGA Tour next year.

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UCLA gets first win of the season at Landfall

Tiffany Lua and UCLA cruised to a five-shot victory Sunday at The Landfall Tradition. It’s the first win of the season for the Bruins.

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Yun paces Stanford to share of Isleworth lead

Andrew Yun birdied on the final hole Sunday to put Stanford in a share of the first-round lead at the Isleworth Collegiate. Sean Martin reports.

Pace retakes money-list lead with Sanya victory

Lee-Anne Pace of South Africa returned to the summit of European women’s golf on Sunday after shooting a 6-under 66 to win the Sanya Ladies Open.

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Yokomine lands timely ‘miracle’ at Masters GC Ladies

Regaining her spark, Sakura Yokomine snared a hole-in-one en route to victory in the Masters GC Ladies.

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Ikeda repeats at Bridgestone Open

Down two shots overnight, Yuta Ikeda made sure Sunday that he left home a winner again.

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Da Silva stars in Durban homecoming

Even persistent coastal showers and an approaching thunderstorm couldn’t derail Adilson da Silva’s round Sunday en route to victory – his second of the season – at the Suncoast Classic.

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Manassero, 17, wins Castello Masters by four

Matteo Manassero, 17, became the youngest winner on the European Tour with a four-shot win Sunday at the Castello Masters.

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Kang wins in Malaysia for 2nd LPGA title

Jimin Kang won the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia for her second LPGA tour title, beating Juli Inkster by a stroke Sunday when the 50-year-old Hall of Famer bogeyed the final hole.