News for Sunday, April 22, 2012
KK Limbhasut (boys) and Pailin Ruttanasupagid (girls) used stellar final rounds to capture their respective AJGA Under Armour/Gary Woodland Championship titles on Sunday.
5 Things: Curtis wins
5 Things: From Ben Curtis simply not giving shots away, to Matt Every's failure to seize another opportunity to TPC San Antonio wreaking havoc on Kevin Na yet again . . .
TCU won the Mountain West Conference Championship - despite a final-round, 13-over 301 - clearing second-place UNLV by six strokes at the par-72 Wigwam Golf Course in Phoenix, Ariz.
Olsen wins Junior Invitational
Junior Invitational: Holding a lead for the first time in an elite junior event, Zachary Olsen played solidly in difficult conditions Sunday and coasted to a breakthrough victory at Sage Valley.
Ben Curtis won on the Texas Open on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title since 2006, holding off Matt Every and John Huh in a tense back-nine finish for a two-stroke victory.
Seventh-ranked Auburn, led by individual champ Patricia Sanz, overcame No. 35 Arkansas by one stroke to win the SEC Women's Championship on Sunday.
Ga. Tech wins ACC
Georgia Tech, No. 8 in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings, rolled to its fourth consecutive ACC title Sunday at Old North State Club, finishing at 27-under 837.
Oregon wins Aggie Invite
In a minor upset, 10th-ranked Oregon cruised past No. 1 Texas and No. 14 Texas A&M for an 11-shot victory at The Aggie Invitational on the par-72 Traditions Golf Club in Bryan, Texas.
David Frost and Michael Allen shot a better-ball 10-under 62 on Sunday for a 29-under 187 and a one-stroke victory over John Cook and Joey Sindelar in the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf championship.
Indiana used a 6-under 282 - the lowest round of the tournament - to overcome an eight-shot overnight deficit to Iowa to win the Boilermaker Invitational on the par-72 Kampen Course at the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex.
Ohio State, led by junior Rachel Rohanna, cruises to victory at the Lady Buckeye Spring Invite.
Alabama wins SEC men
Behind medalist Justin Thomas, second-ranked Alabama captured its first SEC Championship since 2008 with a six-shot win over fourth-ranked Auburn.
David Kim runs out to a three-shot lead at the AJGA Under Armour/Gary Woodland Championship, while Lilia Vu is part of a three-way tie on the girls side after Round 1.
Mizuno's Dick Lyons has one simple philosophy on club fitting: "We don't fit by gender, age or handicap. We fit by how you swing the golf club. If mixing the clubs is the best fit, that's what we do."
Tait on Branden Grace
Branden Grace picked up his third win of the European Tour season on Sunday for two simple reasons: His new maturity and inspiration says our Alistair Tait.
2012 Junior Invitational
We take you behind the scenes at Sage Valley, the site of the 2012 Junior Invitational. Check out all of our coverage, including features and videos.
Follow the final round leaderboard at the Valero Texas Open.
Branden Grace of South Africa shot a final-round 3-under 69 Sunday to win the China Open by three shots and his third victory of the European Tour season.
Third-ranked Lee Westwood defended his Indonesian Masters title Sunday with a two-stroke victory despite a shaky final round.