News for Sunday, July 8, 2012


News 2012 July 8


Kirk Triplett wins First Tee Open

Kirk Triplett won the First Tee Open on Sunday at Pebble Beach for his first Champions Tour title, making an early eagle and closing with a 6-under 66 for a two-stroke victory.

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Harried finish: Potter wins Greenbrier

5 Things: Greenbrier

5 Things: Ted Potter Jr. needed a furious finish and patience in a sudden-death playoff to pick up his first career PGA Tour victory on Sunday at the Greenbrier Classic.

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Gal stays motivated, finishes 3rd at USWO

Gal finishes 3rd at USWO

'A battle for second or third' was motivation enough for Sandra Gal at the U.S. Women's Open.

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Choi romps to U.S. Women's Open title

Choi wins U.S. Women's Open

Na Yeon Choi cleared the U.S. Women's Open field by four shots for her first major title, paying tribute to Se Ri Pak, who opened the LPGA door to South Koreans with her '98 win at Blackwolf Run.

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Potter Jr. shows his power to persevere

Martin on Ted Potter Jr.

Despite futile years on the Nationwide Tour, PGA Tour rookie Ted Potter Jr., a titan of golf’s mini-tours, never stopped believing in his dream and finally took home a title on Sunday at Greenbrier.

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Howell, Poulter highlight French Open comebacks

Tait on French Open

Marcel Siem took home the French Open hardware, but don't overlook the progress shown by David Howell, Ian Poulter and Henrik Stenson says our Alistair Tait.

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Germany's Marcel Siem wins French Open

Marcel Siem of Germany shot a 4-under 67 on Sunday to win the French Open, edging Francesco Molinari of Italy by one stroke.

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In Open scramble, Mickelson adds Scottish

Phil Mickelson, who missed the cut in The Greenbrier Classic, will adjust his Open Championship preparations by playing in this week's Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open, according to a report in today's Scotsman newspaper.

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Remarkable turnaround vaults Kelly at Greenbrier

Troy Kelly took the term "moving day" to heart, shooting an 8-under 62 in the third round of The Greenbrier Classic and finding himself in the final group on Sunday with U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson.