News for Sunday, September 25, 2011
Ted Potter Jr. beat Andres Gonzales and Miguel Carballo on the second playoff hole to take the Nationwide Tour's Soboba Golf Classic on Sunday.
Special Olympics Invitational
Tyler Whitehurst, 20, could barely play four holes of golf when he first picked up the game. On Sunday, he was one of many winners at the Special Olympics Golf Invitational in Florida.
5 Things: FedEx Cup
From an ‘unexpected’ victory from Bill Haas to lingering questions about the Presidents Cup squads, here are 5 Things to take away from Sunday's finale at the Tour Championship:
says Iowa's Chris Brant has gone from a freshman fighting for a spot to a senior that leads the Hawkeye charge. For Brant, it isn't natural talent, it is all about hard work.
Iowa's Chris Brant has gone from a freshman fighting for a spot to a senior that leads the Hawkeye charge. For Brant, it isn't natural talent, it is all about hard work.
Riding Hunter Green's medalist play, the Middle Tennessee St. men held off Mississippi by one stroke to win the Mason Rudolph Championship.
Haas wins FedEx Cup
After an unlikely escape from shallow water, Bill Haas won both the Tour Championship and the $10 million FedEx Cup titles on Sunday.
According to a wire report, Tiger Woods will hire Joe LaCava as his next caddie. LaCava has worked with Dustin Johnson and Fred Couples.
Golfweek Conference Challenge
Chattanooga, led by standout senior Stephan Jaeger, took the early lead at the Golfweek Conference Challenge, with Arkansas only a shot behind.
UCLA women cruise
The light-hearted UCLA women's team easily won the Mason Rudolph Fall Preview on Sunday, beating the field by six strokes to back up the pre-season hype.
A look at the previous winners of the Solheim Cup:
Europe wins Solheim
Behind Suzann Pettersen's big singles win over Michelle Wie, the Europeans toppled the U.S. in what was, arguably, the best Solheim Cup in the event's history.
Kenneth Ferrie beat fellow Englishman Simon Wakefield in a playoff to win the Austrian Open on Sunday for his first European Tour title since 2005 and third overall.
American star Cristie Kerr has been forced to withdraw from her Solheim Cup match with European Karen Stupples due to tendinitis in her right wrist.