News for Sunday, May 27, 2012


News 2012 May 27


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Jones leads 5 others at U.S. Open sectional in Japan

U.S. Open sectionals

Brendan Jones shot 10 under to lead five other U.S. Open qualifiers out of the Japan sectional.

It's a season of change for Iowa State's McCoy

Iowa State senior Nate McCoy locked up playing privileges at Canadian Tour Q-School before the NCAA postseason.

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Ringler's 2012 NCAA Championship primer

2012 NCAA Championship

Our Lance Ringler breaks down the field, including five teams to watch and who might overachieve this week at the NCAA Championship.

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5 Things: Donald wins BMW to regain World No. 1

5 Things: Donald wins

5 Things: Luke Donald claimed world No. 1 for the first time at the BMW PGA Championship in 2011. On Sunday, he ascended to golf's top spot again with another victory at Wentworth.

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5 Things: Johnson wins Colonial duel with Dufner

5 Things: Colonial

5 Things: Zach Johnson - despite an odd, post-round two-stroke penalty - won his second Colonial title Sunday in what turned out to be a match-play style afternoon with the red-hot Jason Dufner.

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Chapman holds on to win Senior PGA by 2 strokes

Roger Chapman won the Senior PGA Championship, holding on for a two-stroke victory after leading comfortably throughout the final round Sunday.

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Balicki: Playing 'Did You Know?' for the NCAAs . . .

Sure, Oklahoma State won't be at Riviera this year. But let's learn more about who will be at the NCAA Championships . . .

Oklahoma State won't be at Riviera this year, but let's learn more about who will be at the NCAA Championship . . .

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Donald wins at Wentworth, regains No. 1 ranking

Luke Donald held off Justin Rose to win the BMW PGA Championship for the second straight year Sunday and overtake Rory McIlroy for the No. 1 ranking.

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NCAAs: Balicki breaks down the odds

Balicki on NCAA field

Check out how our Ron Balicki breaks down the field, from which team is a "best bet" to which ones will need to "wish upon a star" this week at the NCAA Championship in Pacific Palisades, Calif.

Freshman Taylor receives pair of NAIA honors

NAIA All-America team

Julian Taylor of WIlliams Woods leads 11 golfers on the NAIA Ping All-America first team.

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Els apologizes for expletive-laced outburst

Ernie Els has apologized for his expletive-laced outburst about the condition of the greens at Wentworth at the BMW PGA Championship.