News for Sunday, October 2, 2011


News 2011 October 2


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Lee beats English in Nationwide playoff

New Zealand's Danny Lee won the WNB Golf Classic on Sunday for his first Nationwide Tour title, beating former Georgia star Harris English with a par on the first hole of a playoff.

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5 Things: Na holds off Watney for first victory

Na wins in Las Vegas

In his 211th PGA Tour start, Kevin Na birdied Nos. 15-17 to hold off Nick Watney in Las Vegas for his first PGA Tour victory. Five Things

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Perry wins Champions title after death of sister

Kenny Perry won the SAS Championship on Sunday for his first Champions Tour title, making a 40-foot eagle putt on the par-5 17th en route to a 2-under 70 and a one-stroke victory over Jeff Sluman and John Huston.

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Knutson (NR, 2012) commits to Detroit Mercy

has given a verbal commitment to Detroit Mercy.

Aaron Knutson of Lake Orion, Mich., has give a verbal commitment to play college golf at the University of Detroit Mercy.

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Host Duke wins Rod Myers Invitational by nine

Duke wins Rod Myers

Julian Suri led Duke to a win at home Sunday at the Rod Myers Invitational. The Blue Devils finished nine shots ahead of runner-up Baylor.

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Tiger falls out of top 50 in world ranking

Tiger Woods is out of the top 50 in the world ranking for the first time in nearly 15 years. It ended a streak of 778 consecutive weeks inside the top 50.

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Hoey holds off McIlroy to win Dunhill Links

Hoey wins Dunhill Links

Michael Hoey squandered a three-shot lead Sunday, but he still managed to hold off Rory McIlroy to win the Dunhill Links Championship for his third European Tour title.

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Matsuyama wins 2nd straight Asian Am title

Asian Amateur Championship

Hideki Matsuyama fired a final-round 67 Sunday to win his second consecutive Asian Amateur Championship and book a return trip to Augusta National in April.