News for Sunday, June 12, 2011


News 2011 June 12


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5 Things: Thompson's N'wide win

Five things to take away from Kyle Thompson's clutch victory at the Rex Hospital Open in Raleigh, N.C.

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Uihlein atop Walker Cup watch list

We’re one week into the summer amateur season. Here’s a look at how the race for Walker Cup spots stands after the Sunnehanna, Palmer Cup and U.S. Open qualifying:

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Yani Tseng wins LPGA State Farm Classic

Tseng wins State Farm

Top-ranked Yani Tseng won what could be the final LPGA State Farm Classic on Sunday, closing with a 4-under 68 for her fifth victory this year.

Thompson wins Nationwide Tour title

Kyle Thompson won the Rex Hospital Open for the second time in five years, birdieing the final hole Sunday for a one-stroke victory over Scott Brown, Troy Kelly and Martin Flores.

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Frazar wins 1st PGA Tour title in 355th start

Harrison Frazar has won his first PGA Tour title in his 355th tournament, beating Robert Karlsson with a par on the third hole of a sudden-death playoff Sunday at the St. Jude Classic.

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Wiebe wins playoff to end Champions drought

Mark Wiebe parred the third playoff hole following a weather delay and won the Greater Hickory Classic on Sunday when James Mason missed a four-foot par putt.

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Nathan Smith breaks through at Sunnehanna

Smith wins Sunnehanna

Nathan Smith rallied from a five-shot deficit and cruised through a three-man playoff to win the Sunnehanna Amateur for the first time.

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Rock wins Italian Open for 1st victory

Rock wins Italian Open

Robert Rock completed a wire-to-wire victory in the Italian Open on Sunday to earn his first European Tour title, shooting a 5-under 67 fend off a charge by Thorbjorn Olesen.

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Tour calls audible: Monday finish for '12 Hyundai

2012 Hyundai event

Avoiding a clash with the NFL Playoffs, the PGA Tour has called an audible to make its 2012 season-opening Hyundai Tournament of Champions end on a Monday.

Baylor recruit Taylor wins Women's British Am

England’s Lauren Taylor, headed to Baylor University in the Fall of 2012, is the new Women's British Amateur Champion after defeating France’s Alexandra Bonetti 6 and 5 at Royal Portrush, Northern Ireland.