News for Monday, October 17, 2011


News 2011 October 17


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Arkansas wins Windon, 3rd title of season

Arkansas wins Windon

Arkansas picked up its third title of the season Oct. 17, holding off UCLA for a four-stroke victory at the Windon Memorial.

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Winner’s Circle: Oct. 10-16, 2011

See what the winners had in their bags this week.

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McIlroy completes world travels at PGA Grand Slam

PGA Grand Slam of Golf

Rory McIlroy arrived in Bermuda for the PGA Grand Slam of Golf after a whirlwind golf tour of China that might be called the trip of a lifetime – even for a major champion. Jim McCabe

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Officials prepare to select Olympic course design

Olympic course-design contest

Olympic organizers officially have begun the process to select a course design for the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. Gene Yasuda reports.

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Wildman's Corner: Top 5 surprise teams

Take a look at the top five surprise teams of the fall:

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5 Things: Kokrak picks up another N'wide title

5 Things: N'wide Tour

5 Things: Jason Kokrak picks up his second Nationwide Tour victory of the season behind his Tour-leading length of the tee.

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Crouch prevails in 4-hole playoff at St. Augustine Am

A.J. Crouch won the St. Augustine Amateur on Sunday after prevailing in a four-hole playoff with Jim Liu and Spencer Cole.

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Player of the week: Cheng-Tsung Pan, Washington

Pan, a freshman at Washington, won The Prestige at PGA West with rounds of 69-67-65 to finish at 15-under 201 and win by three shots.

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Team of the week: Texas

The Longhorns are quickly making a statement to which team should be at the top in men’s college golf.

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Player of the week: SooBin Kim, Washington

Kim posted rounds of 66-68-66 for a 13-under 200 total to win the Stanford Intercollegiate by two shots over UCLA’s Stephanie Kono.

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Team of the week: UCLA

The Bruins are the only NCAA Division I women’s team that is undefeated this fall.

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Wie: Lexi ‘has the game’ to compete as a pro

LPGA newcomer Lexi Thompson has what it takes to compete on the pro circuit, former teenage golf prodigy Michelle Wie said Monday.