News for Sunday, April 17, 2011
Daniel Chopra won the Nationwide Tour’s Fresh Express Classic on Sunday when fog forced officials to cancel the final round at TPC Stonebrae.
Sweden wins Euro Nations Cup
Fueled by nationalistic fervor, Sweden made four more birdies on the back nine, surging to a three-stroke victory over England and Germany in the European Nations Cup.
Auburn’s women cruised to victory April 17 at the SEC Championship, finishing at even-par 864 and winning by a comfortable margin on its home course, the Auburn University Club.
The North Carolina Tar Heels captured their first ACC Championship in 19 years. And they did it in style.
Florida senior Andres Echavarria had qualified to play in the Nationwide Tour’s Fresh Express Classic last weekend. But he already had told his head coach that he would be with the Gators at the Southeastern Conference Championship instead.
Texas A&M notched an impressive victory April 17 at the Aggie Invitational, beating top-ranked Oklahoma State by 17 strokes. Peter Uihlein won the individual title for his second victory on the season.
Faldo Series to Brunei, Pakistan
Brunei and Pakistan have been added as 2011-12 tournament destinations for the Faldo Series Asia golf development program.
Cook wins Outback Pro-
John Cook birdied a playoff hole to win the Outback Steahouse Pro-Am on Sunday, edging Jay Don Blake.
Ishikawa falters; Takayama wins
Ryo Ishikawa falters at the Token Cup, leaving the door open for Tadahiro Takayama to win his fourth JGTO title of his career.
Saltman returns this week
Suspended for cheating, Elliot Saltman's return to competitive golf is ruffling feathers with those that don't think missing one tournament is nearly enough.
Men's conference play
Stay up to date on the latest men's college golf news as conference action unfolds. Golfweek.com has news and results from all the conference championships leading into NCAA Regionals.
Rapid reaction: Steele wins
Brendan Steele captured his first PGA Tour victory with a 1-under 71 on Sunday, outlasting Kevin Chappell and Charley Hoffman to clinch a spot in the Players Championship and the Masters.
Manassero, 17, wins Malaysia
Matteo Manassero, 17, shot a 4-under 68 Sunday to win the Malaysian Open, upstaging 54-hole leader Rory McIlroy. The win was Manassero's second on the European Tour.