News for Sunday, March 18, 2012
Famed Georgia sportswriter Furman Bisher, who covered everything from major golf tournaments to the Triple Crown during a career that spanned six decades, died Sunday of a massive heart attack outside Atlanta.
Loren Roberts shot a 69 on Sunday to win the Toshiba Classic by two strokes over Mark Calcavecchia, Tom Kite and Bernhard Langer.
Tseng wins again
Yani Tseng two-putted for par from 40 feet in fading light to hold off Ai Miyazato and Na Yeon Choi by a stroke Sunday in the LPGA Founders Cup.
Donald wins at Transitions
Jeff Babineau: Rory McIlroy took the World No. 1 ranking and all of the headlines two weeks ago at the Honda Classic. On Sunday, Luke Donald emphatically responded.
Tait on Jimenez
Alistair Tait: Julien Quesne says that Sunday was the "best day of my life," and he should thank Miguel Angel Jimenez for that.
Colorado earned a big win at the Clover Cup on March 18, finishing 31 shots ahead of runner-up Oklahoma. It’s the second title of the season for the Buffs, who also won the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational in the fall.
Long Beach State made a big surge on Sunday, making up seven strokes to finish as co-champions with Washington at the Bandon Dunes Championship.
The Clemson men’s team has found a home away from home at the Furman Intercollegiate.
5 Things: Donald wins
5 Things: Luke Donald climbs back to World No. 1 with a birdie on the first hole of a four-way playoff, while Ernie Els and Retief Goosen falter on Sunday.
Freshman Camilla Hedberg came up big for host Florida at the SunTrust Gator Women’s Invitational, posting a key birdie on No. 16 and a crucial par save on the final hole Sunday to clinch a one-shot victory over second-ranked Alabama.
Donald wins Transitions
Luke Donald won the Transitions Championship on the first hole of a four-way playoff, and regains World No. 1 status in the process. Check out how the entire day unfolded in Tampa.
Texas-San Antonio won its third tournament of the season March 18 at the Insperity Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate. The Roadrunners finished comfortably ahead of tournament host Augusta State.
The Alabama men’s team rebounded quite well from a disappointing weekend in Las Vegas.
Charlie Wi picked up a 13 on the par-5 fifth hole at the Transitions Championship, the second straight week on the PGA Tour that someone made an octuple-bogey.
Julien Quesne tied the course record with an 8-under 64 on Sunday to win the Andalucian Open for his first European Tour victory.
Final round at Transitions
Follow the final-round scoreboard at the PGA Tour's Transitions Championship