News for Sunday, April 22, 2012


News 2012 April 22


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Pair of Thai stars win AJGA Gary Woodland titles

KK Limbhasut (boys) and Pailin Ruttanasupagid (girls) used stellar final rounds to capture their respective AJGA Under Armour/Gary Woodland Championship titles on Sunday.

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5 Things: Curtis comes up clutch in Texas

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 . . .

Nuutinen, TCU women win Mountain West titles

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.

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Junior Invitational: Olsen coasts to big win

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.

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Curtis gets first Tour win since '06 at Texas Open

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.

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Sanz, Auburn women win SEC titles in Arkansas

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.

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Georgia Tech takes 4th consecutive ACC title

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.

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Oregon cruises past Texas for Aggie Invitational win

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.

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Frost and Allen win Legends on Champions Tour

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.

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Indiana leapfrogs Iowa for Boilermaker title

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.

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Ohio State, Rohanna win Lady Buckeye titles

Ohio State, led by junior Rachel Rohanna, cruises to victory at the Lady Buckeye Spring Invite.

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Thomas, Alabama win SEC men's titles at Sea Island

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.

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Kim fires 66 to lead at Gary Woodland Championship

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.

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Fitting philosophy: Mix your sets

Club fitting

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."

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Tait: Grace wins with new maturity, inspiration

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.

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Complete coverage: 2012 Junior Invitational

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.

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Live scores: Round 4 at Texas Open

Follow the final round leaderboard at the Valero Texas Open.

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Grace wins China Open for third title of 2012

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.

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Westwood defends Indonesian Masters title

Third-ranked Lee Westwood defended his Indonesian Masters title Sunday with a two-stroke victory despite a shaky final round.