News for Sunday, March 13, 2011


News 2011 March 13


Estevez's birdie barrage earns TLA win in Colombia

Few can withstand a birdie-barrage like the one unleashed by Joaquin Estevez of Argentina at this weekend's Challenge Tour event in Colombia.

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New memories

Watney wins at Doral

Nick Watney didn't let this one slip away. Two years removed from a heartbreaking loss at Doral, Watney birdied the tough No. 18 at Doral to help him win the Cadillac Championship on Sunday, picking up a World Golf Championship title in the process.

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Sunshine Tour creates circuit to groom talent

says Ernie Els' legacy of developing professional golf in South Africa is about to grow again.

Ernie Els' legacy of developing professional golf in his homeland of South Africa is about to grow again.

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Five Things: Tiger rounding into form?

has five interesting storylines from the final round at Doral.

Two Butch Harmon disciples fought it out down the stretch, a Dane and an Italian held up the flag for the European Tour and Luke Donald posted another solid finish. That was part of what came out of the WGC-Cadilliac Championship. . . oh, and Tiger Woods was here, as well.

5 Things You Need To Know Now

Tiger Woods shot 66 in the final round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral, and seemed as happy as can be. But then who could have blamed him for being blissful?

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Start-to-finish leader Nick Price wins Toshiba

Nick Price won the Toshiba Classic on Sunday for his fourth career Champions Tour title, holding off Mark Wiebe by a stroke at Newport Beach Country Club.

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Hoffmann, OSU sweep Southern Highlands

Fueled by Morgan Hoffmann’s medalist performance, Oklahoma State claimed a seven-stroke victory Sunday at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters.

USGA pulls out of Colorado GC for 2012

The U.S. Golf Association has withdrawn an initial plan for Colorado Golf Club to co-host the 2012 U.S. Amateur.

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Korea claims its fifth consecutive Queen Sirikit Cup

Hyo-joo Kim, Ji-hee Kim and In-gee Chun led Korea to its fifth consecutive victory at the Queen Sirikit Cup in the 33rd edition of the 14-nation Asia Pacific Women's Amateur Team Championship in Delhi.

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Watney (67) tops Johnson for Doral title

Watney wins at Doral

After blowing a 3-shot lead at last year's PGA Championship, Nick Watney held off Dustin Johnson to win the WGC-Cadillac Championship Sunday.

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Fill out your Bracket Mania picks today!

NCAA Tournament bracket

Nick Watney. Annika. Gary Woodland. Hank Haney. Paula Creamer. They're all in. Are you? Noon is the deadline for Bracket Mania!

Bradley tops Matteson for Puerto Rico title

Michael Bradley won the Puerto Rico Open for the second time in three years, beating Troy Matteson in a playoff Sunday.

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Rapid reaction: Bradley's win in Puerto Rico

Bradley wins in Puerto Rico

Michael Bradley bounced back from a three-putt at the 72nd hole to win the Puerto Rico Open in a playoff over Troy Matteson.

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Woods optimistic after final-round 66 at Doral

says Tiger Woods showed plenty of positive signs Sunday at Doral.

Tiger Woods shot 66 in the final round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral. When he walked off, he was tied for 12th and happier than I’ve seen him in years – so happy that he stopped to sign several autographs and even pose with two children for a photograph.

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Commentary: Changing the boring stroke-play diet

Sunningdale Foursomes

If golf was looking for an innovative tournament to break up the steady diet of moribund 72 hole stroke play events then this week’s Sunningdale Foursomes could provide inspiration.

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Lyle breaks 19-year drought with Euro Senior win

Lyle's first win since '92

Sandy Lyle broke a 19-year drought on Sunday, winning on the PGA European Seniors circuit.

Attorney general drops claims against Tucson CC

The Arizona Attorney General’s Office has dropped claims of discrimination against Tucson Country Club, according to court documents obtained by Golfweek.