News for Sunday, August 19, 2012


News 2012 August 19


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Mika Miyazato wins first LPGA title

Japan's Mika Miyazato won the Safeway Classic on Sunday for her first victory on the LPGA Tour, finishing with a 2-under 70.

Shawn Stefani wins's Midwest Classic

Shawn Stefani won the Midwest Classic on Sunday for his first Tour title, closing with a 7-under 64 for a two-stroke victory.

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Fox storms back to win U.S. Amateur

Steven Fox erased a 2-down deficit with two holes to play and then birdied the first hole of a playoff to win the U.S. Amateur.

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Complete coverage: 2012 U.S. Amateur

2012 U.S. Amateur

Check out our wall-to-wall coverage of the 2012 U.S. Amateur at Cherry Hills Country Club.

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Willie Wood wins Champions Tour event

Willie Wood won the Dick's Sporting Goods Open on Sunday for his first Champions Tour title, beating Michael Allen with a par on the first hole of a playoff.

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Wyndham will finish on Monday

Sergio Garcia leads the Wyndham Championship by one shot before play was suspended in N.C.

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Rain forces delay at Wyndham with Garcia leading

Sergio Garcia had the lead at 15 under through four holes Sunday when the final round in the Wyndham Championship was suspended for the day because of heavy rain.

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NeSmith: Wyndham a learning session

The top amateurs in the world converged in Denver last week for the U.S. Amateur. Top-ranked junior Matt NeSmith, meanwhile, made his first Tour start.

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Joe Cheves Junior a tribute to legendary golf family

The Joe Cheves Junior Invitational, one of the premier junior golf events in the Southeast, looked a little different this year without tournament director Carter Cheves.

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Holt (NR, 2014) commits to Kent State

has given a verbal commitment to Kent State

Ian Holt has given a verbal commitment to play for Kent State in the fall of 2014. Holt, a junior at Stow-Munroe Falls High School in Stow, Ohio, didn’t visit any other schools – he always knew he wanted to attend Kent State.

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Fitzpatrick cruises to British Boys Amateur win

Matthew Fitzpatrick romped to a 10-and-8 victory over Henry James at the British Boys Amateur at Notts Golf Club.

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Women's preview: No. 26 Ohio State

Ohio State will have continuity in its old guard this season. Behind a solid senior trio, however, someone needs to step up.