News for Sunday, April 15, 2012
5 Things: Pettersson wins
5 Things: Carl Pettersson cruises to victory behind his hot putter; players choose to play Harbour Town without driver in hand; and another change at No. 1.
Texas wins in California
No. 1 Texas outdueled a gauntlet of top-10 teams from the Pac-12 Conference to take a four-shot victory Sunday at the 66th Western Intercollegiate. It was the Longhorns' seventh victory of the season.
Burgess, Sims win titles
Hunter Mahan Championship: Ryan Burgess holds on for his first AJGA victory while Sierra Sims holds off Summar Roachell to win for the second straight week.
The Hawkeye-Great River Entertainment Invitational came down to a two-team race between two in-state rivals, with the Iowa men's team prevailing on its home course Sunday by two shots over Iowa State.
Pettersson wins Heritage
Carl Pettersson had another fast start and finished with a 2-under 69 for a five-shot victory over Zach Johnson on Sunday in the RBC Heritage.
Behind by 16 strokes after the first round, the Kent State men battled back to win the Robert Kepler Intercollegiate on Sunday, clearing SMU by a stroke.
Duke women win ACC
After a three-year hiatus at the top, the Duke women’s team once again is the Atlantic Coast Conference champions.
North Carolina State picked up its first win of the season, taking the Wolfpack Spring Open behind a 5-under 283 final round to overcome first-round leader Lamar.
Michael Allen won the Encompass Insurance Pro-Am on Sunday for his second Champions Tour title, closing with a 3-under 68 for a three-stroke victory over Kenny Perry.
felt like he was in the Twilight Zone during Saturday's round at the AJGA Hunter Mahan.
The AJGA takes pace of play very seriously. As the nation's top juniors are being trained to play faster, hopefully that will be carried over to the collegiate level.
For the second time this year, Luke Donald has fallen out of the world's top spot in favor of Rory McIlroy.
5 Things: Oosthuizen wins
5 Things: Louis Oosthuizen shows his resolve with three-shot win in Malaysia, while Stephen Gallacher continues to try and find a putting stroke to match his impressive long game.