News for Sunday, January 29, 2012
Kyle Stanley wasted a three-stroke lead on the 72nd hole, traded birdies on the first playoff hole and finally missed a four-foot par putt on the second playoff hole to hand the Torrey Pines title to Brandt Snedeker.
Snedeker's improbable win
5 Things: Leading by as many as seven strokes in the final round, Kyle Stanley carded a triple bogey on the par-5 18th to fall into a playoff with Brandt Snedeker (pictured). Stanley ultimately fell to Snedeker on the second playoff hole.
Fourteen-year-old New Zealand amateur Lydia Ko has become the youngest winner of a professional golf tour event, taking the women's New South Wales Open by four strokes Sunday.
Rock shocks Tiger
Alistair Tait: Robert Rock was supposed to crumble under the pressure of playing with Tiger Woods. He admitted to being nervous. But he forced Tiger Woods to play the role of Apollo Creed.
5 Things: Abu Dhabi
5 Things: Tiger's trouble off the tee prevented him from challenging Robert Rock on Sunday, while Rock has started 2012 with three top-12 finishes and his first win since the Italian Open.
Rock wins Abu Dhabi
Tiger Tracker: Robert Rock survived a late scare on No. 18 to outlast Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy to win the Abu Dhabi Championship. Tiger struggled off the tee on Sunday, hitting only two fairways. Our shot-by-shot breakdown.