News for Sunday, October 16, 2011


News 2011 October 16


Kokrak wins by 7 at Miccosukee Championship

Jason Kokrak won the Miccosukee Championship on Sunday for his second Nationwide Tour victory in five weeks, closing with a 5-under 66 in rainy conditions to beat Mark Anderson by seven strokes.

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McGladrey win caps wild week for Ben Crane

Crane wins McGladrey Classic

Sean Martin: Before Ben Crane could celebrate the birth of his third child, he authored an improbable comeback Sunday at the McGladrey Classic to win his fourth PGA Tour title.

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Couples blows away field at AT&T Championship

Fred Couples ran away with the Champions Tour’s AT&T Championship, shooting a bogey-free 6-under 66 for a seven-stroke victory — the largest margin on the 50-and-over tour this year.

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UCLA hangs on to win Stanford Intercollegiate

Once again, UCLA showed why it is the top-ranked team in women’s golf, winning the Stanford Intercollegiate on Oct. 16 by three strokes over Vanderbilt.

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Crane wins McGladrey; Simpson falters in playoff

Crane wins McGladrey Classic

Ben Crane rallied on the back nine Sunday at the McGladrey Classic, then won the title after new money leader Webb Simpson missed a short putt on the second playoff hole.

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Kent St. wins Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate

Kent State completed an improbable rally Oct. 16 at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate, shooting a final-round, 10-under 278 to win by seven strokes.

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Tait: Lewis' win shows depth of upcoming talent

Tom Lewis is no longer an amateur, but his victory in Portugal supports the theory that one can win a major.

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England's Lewis wins Portugal Masters by 2

Lewis wins first title

In only his third event since turning professional, Tom Lewis made five birdies over this last seven holes to win the Portugal Masters and his first pro title.

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Cauley avoids Q-School, earns PGA Tour card

Cauley earns Tour card

Former Alabama star Bud Cauley finished strong at the McGladrey Classic on Sunday to secure his Tour card – and avoid the rigors of Q-School.

Gleeson sets tourney record to win Indian Open

David Gleeson shot a 4-under 68 in the final round to win the Indian Open, his third career title on the Asian Tour, by three strokes over local favorite Chiragh Kumar on Sunday.

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Choi clips Tseng by 1 at LPGA Malaysia

South Korea's Na Yeon Choi won the LPGA Malaysia on Sunday for her first LPGA victory of the season and fifth in three years, closing with a 3-under 68 to beat top-ranked Yani Tseng by a stroke.

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Norman says he wouldn't have picked Tiger

In a move that's bound to add drama to the Presidents Cup, International captain Greg Norman questioned U.S. captain Fred Couples' selection of Tiger Woods, saying the former No. 1 isn't in good enough form to be on the team.