News for Sunday, October 9, 2011

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Miguel Carballo wins Nationwide Tour event

Argentina's Miguel Carballo won the Children's Hospital Classic on Sunday for his second career Nationwide Tour title, making three eagles in an 8-under 64 en route to a two-stroke victory.

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Molder wins longest playoff at CordeValle

Bryce Molder made a critical birdie putt on the 72nd hole and then outlasted Briny Baird in a six-hole playoff to win his first career PGA Tour title.

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Tiger's round: Hot start, flying hot dog

Jeff Rude: On a day highlighted by a barrage of early birdies and a crazy fan flinging a hot dog at him on the seventh green, Tiger Woods showed progress at the Frys.com Open.

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Fan throws hot dog at Tiger Woods

A fan has been arrested for running toward the seventh green and throwing a hot dog in the direction of Tiger Woods during the final round of the Frys.com Open.

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Martin: Location of Fowler's win doesn't matter

Sean Martin:It doesn't matter that the victory was in South Korea. Rickie Fowler's win - over friendly rival Rory McIlroy, to boot - confirmed that the PGA Tour has a star on its hands.

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Ratner (66) gives Guilford early Fall Invite lead

After a win at the Division III Preview, Noah Ratner is brimming with confidence. He showed it Sunday at the Golfweek Fall Invitational, taking the Round 1 lead.

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LSU holds off ’Bama to win Tar Heel Invite

LSU broke out of a final-round tie with Alabama and captured its second title of the season, winning the Tar Heel Invitational by four strokes on Sunday.

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Tiger Tracker: Round 4

Tiger Woods gave the leaders something to think about early, making his turn at 4 under, but bogeys at Nos. 2 and 5 seemed to take the wind out of his sails. He finished with a third-straight 68. BLOG.

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Ga. Tech goes wire-to-wire to win Brickyard

After a slow start to the season, Georgia Tech got back on track at the Brickyard Collegiate.

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Faxon wins rain-shortened Insperity Championship

Brad Faxon won the Insperity Championship without hitting a shot on Sunday, when heavy rain forced the Champions Tour to end the event after 36 holes.

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Slattery holds on for victory at Madrid Masters

Lee Slattery of England held on to win the Madrid Masters on Sunday, his double bogey on the final hole good enough for a one-stroke victory that gave him his first title in seven years on the European Tour.

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Top-ranked Tseng wins in South Korea

Top-ranked Yani Tseng won the LPGA Hana Bank Championship on Sunday for her sixth LPGA Tour victory of the season and 10th overall title of the year, shooting a 5-under 67 to edge Na Yeon Choi by a stroke.

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Fowler wins Korea Open, 1st pro title

Rickie Fowler won the OneAsia Tour's Korea Open on Sunday for his first professional title, closing with a 3-under 68 for a six-stroke victory over U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy.