News for Sunday, April 3, 2011
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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?’