News for Sunday, March 25, 2012


News 2012 March 25


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Els struggles, still not in the Masters

Ernie Els’ final-round 75 at the Arnold Palmer Invitational may have cost him a trip to the Masters.

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Crane squeezes into the Masters

Ben Crane had to wait until the end of the Arnold Palmer Invitational to make sure he was going to the Masters. And he is after only falling to No. 49 in the world rankings.

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5 Things: Tiger moves to No. 6 in OWGR

5 Things: Tiger's win

5 Things: Tiger will move to No. 6 in the world after his win at Bay Hill, while Ernie Els and Graeme McDowell miss out on opportunities on Sunday.

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This Tiger looks a lot like the old Tiger

Lavner on Tiger's win

This new Tiger sure looks a lot like the old one and Tiger has only one thing left to prove on his comeback trail - a major title. Conveniently, there is one in a little more than a week . . .

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Tiger's Bay Hill win: How it happened

Tiger wins at Bay Hill

It has been 923 days coming, but Tiger Woods is back on top of a PGA Tour tournament, beating the field by five strokes for his seventh Arnold Palmer Invitational title. Shot-by-shot

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Tait: Hoey's success bucking a trend

Tait on Michael Hoey

Michael Hoey continues to overcome the curse of winning the British Amateur.

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Casey Wittenberg wins Louisiana Open

Casey Wittenberg won the Louisiana Open on Sunday for his first Nationwide Tour title, closing with a 6-under 65 for an eight-stroke victory.

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5 Things: Tseng picks up her 15th career title

5 Things: Tseng wins

5 Things: Yani Tseng wins her 15th career title at the age of 23, keeping ahead of the pace set by Sunday's other big winner – Tiger Woods.

Koepka leads Florida St. to FAU Spring Break title

As the postseason approaches, the Florida State men’s team and Brooks Koepka seem to be warming up at exactly the right time.

Tide, Whitsett take Linger Longer title

It was a clean sweep for the Alabama men’s team and Cory Whitsett at the Linger Longer Invitational. It just took Whitsett a little, well, longer.

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Tseng wins Kia Classic by six strokes

Tseng wins again

Top-ranked Yani Tseng won the Kia Classic on Sunday for her second straight LPGA Tour title and third in five events this year, closing with a 2-under 70 for a six-stroke victory.

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McChrystal wins Symetra season opener by one

Megan McChrystal won the Florida’s Natural Charity Classic on March 25, becoming the first winner of the 2012 Symetra Tour season.

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Couples sinks birdie putt to win at Fallen Oak

Couples wins with birdie

Fred Couples made an 8-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday to win the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic.

Weekly Top 5: A women's .500 rule?

says talk of the .500 rule again has entered women's college golf circles.

Once again, talk of the .500 rule enters women's golf circles.

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Hoey wins; Manassero's bid for Masters ends

Michael Hoey of Northern Ireland won the Hassan II Trophy by three strokes Sunday, ending Matteo Manassero's bid to qualify for the Masters.

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Miceli: Enough appeal to Arnold Palmer Invite?

Bay Hill appeal?

Yeah, Tiger is there, but with only two of the world’s top 10 at Bay Hill, some of golf’s establishment – notably ‘The King’ himself – wonder about the appeal of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

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Live scores: Final round at Bay Hill

Round 4 at Bay Hill

Live scoreboard from Round 4 at the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando, Fla.