News for Sunday, June 24, 2012


News 2012 June 24


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Viguerie trying to follow in Hossler's footsteps

PGA Championship qualifying

A week after Beau Hossler set off some local hysteria at Mission Viejo Country Club, Matt Viguerie is trying to maintain the good vibes by qualifying for the PGA Championship.

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Casey Wittenberg wins Wichita Open

Casey Wittenberg won the Wichita Open on Sunday for his second Nationwide Tour victory of the season, closing with a 5-under 66 for a two-stroke victory over Justin Hicks and Jim Herman.

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5 Things: Leishman battles back to win Travelers

Leishman wins Travelers

Big Australian Marc Leishman fires a final-round, 8-under 62 to vault up the leaderboard and capture his first PGA Tour victory at the Travelers Championship.

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Lang wins first LPGA title in sudden-death playoff

Brittany Lang won the Manulife Financial LPGA Classic on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour title, birdieing the par-5 18th three straight times in a playoff.

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Mark Calcavecchia wins Montreal Championship

Mark Calcavecchia won the Montreal Championship on Sunday for his second Champions Tour title, matching the course record with an 8-under 64 for a two-stroke victory.

Simson wins National Sr. Hall of Fame in playoff

Paul Simson outlasted Emile Vaughan in a sudden-death playoff June 22 to walk away with the National Senior Hall of Fame Trophy. Simson also won this event in 2010.

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Reid wins title four weeks after mother's death

Competing in her first tournament since the tragic death of her mother, Melissa Reid won the Raiffeisenbank Prague Golf Masters on Sunday, holing a 6-footer for par on the 18th hole to secure the victory.

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England's Willett wins BMW International Open

Danny Willett of England won his first European Tour title, beating Marcus Fraser of Australia on the fourth hole of a playoff at the BMW International Open on Sunday.

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Mahan fires 61 to apply pressure at Travelers

Mahan fires 61

Hunter Mahan was the first player off the tee Sunday at the Travelers, with 67 players between him and the lead. A 9-under 61 later, and only the leaders remain in front of him.

Australian Kennedy wins Mizuno Open

Australian Brad Kennedy shot a 6-under 66 on Sunday to win his first tournament in Japan at the Mizuno Open while earning a place at next month's British Open.