News for Sunday, May 22, 2011


News 2011 May 22


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Ishikawa earns spot in the U.S. Open

Ryo Ishikawa may have been disappointed with his playoff loss at the Japan Tour's Totoumi Hamamatsu Open, but the result came with one benefit: it got him into the U.S. Open.

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Commentary: BMW PGA deserves American attendance

says top Americans should compete in the BMW PGA Championship in the name of globalizing pro golf.

The elite of European golf gather at Wentworth this week for the European Tour’s flagship tournament, the BMW PGA Championship. Unfortunately, U.S. players will be conspicuous by their absence.

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5 Things: Mulroy wins second N'wide event

Mulroy wins N'wide event

Garth Mulroy of South Africa outlasts Sunghoon Kang in a playoff to win Nationwide Tour's BMW Charity Pro-Am, vaulting Mulroy into the second spot on the money list.

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Week after tough loss, Toms wins Colonial

Toms wins Colonial

A week removed from a tough playoff loss to K.J. Choi at The Players, David Toms held off Charlie Wi to win at Colonial on Sunday evening.

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Kobayashi tops Ishikawa for first JGTO triumph

Masanori Kobayashi birdied the second hole of a playoff with Ryo Ishikawa to claim the Totoumi Hamamatsu Open title in Japan.

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Pettersen wins Sybase Match Play Championship

Suzann Pettersen beat Cristie Kerr 1-up to win the Sybase Match Play Championship on Sunday, ending a 20-month victory drought.

Player diary: Nicole focuses on some R&R

Player diary: Some R&R

With a few weeks off from the Futures Tour, Nicole turns her attention to tuning up her game and spending as much time with family as possible.

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Poulter beats Donald in World Match Play final

Poulter wins Match Play

Ian Poulter beat Luke Donald 2 and 1 to win the World Match Play Championship on Sunday, denying his English countryman the top spot in the world ranking.