News for Sunday, April 3, 2011


News 2011 April 3


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Rapid reaction: Lewis shows a lot of heart

Rapid reaction: Lewis' victory

Stacy Lewis' victory is bittersweet, after losing her grandfather Wednesday and her mother breaking her leg Sunday after a victory jump into Poppie's Pond.

Kamasova earns first LET victory for Slovak Republic

Zuzana Kamasova not only won the Lalla Meryem Cup in Morocco Sunday, she made history, too: She became the first player from the Slovak Republic to win a Ladies' European Tour title.

Bothma claims 1st Challenge Tour win at Kenya Open

South African Michiel Bothma had earned victory on his native Sunshine Tour, but for five seasons he had toiled on the Challenge Tour without similar success. On Sunday, that drought finally came to an end.

Shanghai Classic yields 1st Chinese winner since '09

China's Ye Liying won the Shanghai Classic on Sunday, marking the first time a Chinese woman has triumphed on the China LPGA Tour since 2009.

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Stacy Lewis wins 1st LPGA title at Kraft

Lewis wins first LPGA title

Stacy Lewis held off defending champion Yani Tseng to win the Kraft Nabisco Championship by three strokes Sunday, earning her first LPGA Tour title in the year's first major.

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Rapid reaction: Mickelson's unlikely win

Rapid reaction: Phil's win

Houston, we have a Masters favorite. Phil Mickelson wins the Shell Houston Open and looks to be hitting his stride in time for Augusta.

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Commentary: Davies, Horsey emerging as stars for Euro golf

Europe’s best might be on show this week in the Masters at Augusta, but two Europeans signaled their intent to join them soon with their exploits in Morocco: David Horsey and Rhys Davies.

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The Masters: Woods gets in 18 holes of practice

Tiger practices; where's caddie?

Tiger Woods practices without caddie Steve Williams, while the rest of the field enjoys a vibrant Augusta National on Sunday.

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Lehman pulls away to win Champions Tour title

Tom Lehman pulled away for his second Champions Tour victory of the season with a final-round 69 at the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic at Fallen Oak.

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Mickelson wins Masters tuneup in Houston

Mickelson wins in Houston

Phil Mickelson wins the Shell Houston Open at 20 under, while also showing plenty of momentum moving into the Masters.

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Horsey survives 3-man playoff, wins in Morocco

David Horsey of England had a birdie on the second extra hole of a three-way playoff to earn his second European Tour title Sunday, taking the Trophee Hassan II after a final round that included a hole-in-one.

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25 years later, Nicklaus' victory still magical

25 years later: Nicklaus' victory

Twenty-five years after Jack Nicklaus, then 46, pulled off an improbable victory for his sixth green jacket, the memory still stirs in us.

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World Golf Ranking has unified world's tours

World Rankings: 25 years later

Twenty-five years after the Official World Golf Ranking debuted before the Masters, the system has answered the question, ‘Who’s No. 1?’