News for Sunday, July 3, 2011
Joh wins South Shore
Tiffany Joh earned a second career Futures Tour title July 3 at the South Shore Championship. It was a welcome victory at the end of a five-week stretch of tournaments.
Nate McCoy birdied four consecutive holes just before the turn in a final-round 7-under 65 that lifted him to the Dogwood Invitational title July 2.
Jack Fields, who left the University of North Carolina in the middle of his junior season, thinks the decision is paying off. And after winning the North & South Amateur Championship on July 2, it seems he might be right.
Charles Howell III needs a passport to pack with his putter. He's off to Royal St. George's and a spot in the British Open because of his third-place finish Sunday in the AT&T National.
Nick Watney capped off an amazing weekend at Aronimink to win the AT&T National on Sunday, moving him to No. 10 in the world and atop the PGA Tour money list for the first time in his career.
John Cook shot a 6-under 66 on Sunday and set a tournament course record with a 21-under 195 to win the Montreal Championship by three strokes at the Fontainebleau Golf Club.
Watney wins fourth title
American Nick Watney wins his fourth career PGA Tour title - and second this season - after Rickie Fowler falls off the leaderboard and K.J. Choi picks up a late double bogey at the AT&T National.
Player's diary: Trying trip
Think playing golf professionally is glamorous? The last week of Futures Tour player Nicole Noelle Smith's life proves the opposite.
Local favorite Thomas Levet shot a 1-under 70 in windy conditions to win the French Open, beating Thorbjorn Olesen of Denmark and Mark Foster of England by a stroke.