News for Sunday, October 23, 2011


News 2011 October 23


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Donald wins PGA of America player of the year

By winning Sunday at Disney for his second PGA Tour win of the year, Luke Donald won the points-based player of the year award from the PGA of America over Webb Simpson.

Gavin Coles wins Nationwide Tour event

Australia's Gavin Coles won the Nationwide Tour's Jacksonville Open on Sunday to wrap up a 2012 PGA Tour card, shooting a 1-over 71 for a one-stroke victory over Sweden's Jason Blixt.

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Lim leads USC to tie with Auburn at U.S. Collegiate

USC tied for lead

USC and Auburn are knotted after the opening round at the U.S. Collegiate, while the Trojans' Steve Lim sets the early pace with a 6-under 66. UCLA star Patrick Cantlay is three shots back.

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Players in awe over Donald's comeback

Gary Woodland had the perfect words for Luke Donald's dramatic comeback Sunday: 'That's what sports is about.'

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Alabama, Meadow win SEC/Pac-12 Championship

Alabama wins SEC/Pac-12

Stephanie Meadow led Alabama to its first title of the season Sunday at the SEC/Pac-12 Championship. The Crimson Tide also managed to put an end to UCLA's undefeated fall.

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Spieth fires 7-under 65; Texas leads at Isleworth

Spieth fires 65

Texas standout freshman Jordan Spieth fires a record-tying 7-under 65 to take a four-shot lead at Isleworth. His Longhorns are also in control, leading nine-shot advantage.

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Donald supplies the magic with win at Disney

Donald wins Disney

5 Things: Luke Donald made the Magic Kingdom his personal playground on Sunday, making six straight birdies on the back nine to win at Disney and lock up the PGA Tour money title.

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Victorious Tseng: 'I wish this year would never end'

Tseng wins in Taiwan

With throngs of fans watching her every move, Yani Tseng showed that her mental toughness is as spectacular as her physical prowess with a methodical win in Taiwan, says Beth Ann Baldry.

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Garcia wins Castello Masters by 11 strokes

Sergio Garcia won his first title in almost three years on Sunday, dominating for the third straight day at the Castello Masters to earn an 11-stroke victory that matched the third largest margin of victory in European Tour history.

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Photos: Tseng wins in front of adoring fans

Yani's win, in photos

Yani Tseng pulled away from the field on Sunday and left her crazed fans following in Taiwan overjoyed. Take a look at our Tracy Wilcox's photos from Sunday's final round.

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Host K.J. Choi wins C.J. Invitational in S. Korea

Tournament host K.J. Choi won the Asian Tour's C.J. Invitational on Sunday, closing with a 5-under 67 for a two-stroke victory.

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Home cookin': Tseng romps to another victory

Tseng wins in Taiwan

Yani Tseng won the LPGA Taiwan Championship on Sunday for her 10th worldwide victory of the year and third in front of her adoring home fans.