News for Sunday, September 9, 2012


News 2012 September 9


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Rohrer wins his 6th Special Olympics gold medal

South Carolina team shoots tournament best 9-hole score to come from behind to win gold in top division of the Level II Unified Sports Team Play.

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Breakdown of 30 to advance to Tour Championship

Here's a closer look at the 30 players that have advanced to the Tour Championship at East Lake in two weeks.

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Valois takes medalist honors at U.S. Mid-Am

Brad Valois shot a tournament best 3-under 68 Sunday at Conway Farms Golf Club and captured stroke play qualifying medalist honors in the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship.

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Creamer, Shin tied after 8 playoff holes

Paula Creamer and Jiyai Shin will have to wait until Monday to break their deadlock in the Kingsmill Championship.

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Campbell off to hot start at Program Challenge

Defending champion Campbell got off to a great start the Golfweek Program Challenge, with the women leading by 14 strokes and the men trailing by a shot after the first round.

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Jacksonville State's Anderson sacrifices for family

Jacksonville State's Tomasz Anderson lost his father last July, and instead of spending the summer honing his golf skills, he got a job to help out his mother with household finances.

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Who's in and who's out in FedEx Cup playoffs

Check out who is in and who is out of the FedEx Cup playoffs after the conclusion of Sunday's round at the BMW Championship.

Indiana men capture Northern Intercollegiate

The Indiana men got their season off to a good start, notching a 15-shot victory Sunday at the Northern Intercollegiate.

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5 Things: McIlroy wins in back-to-back weeks

5 Things: Rory McIlroy came from behind to win his second consecutive PGA Tour event – and third in his last four starts – at the BMW Championship.

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Texas rolls to five-shot victory at Carpet Capital

The first big tournament of the 2012-13 college season looked a lot like the last match of 2011-12. Texas got the better of Alabama again.

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White, 44, advances to match play at U.S. Mid-Am

Todd White is no stranger to great amateur golf, and the South Carolina history teacher will move on to match play at the U.S. Mid-Amateur after a pair of solid rounds in Illinois.

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How it happened: McIlroy wins, Tiger shoots 68

Tiger Woods fired a 4-under 68 on Sunday, but it was Rory McIlroy yet again that stole the show at the BMW Championship at Crooked Stick. See how it happened.

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Struggling Hunter Mahan simply 'out of gas'

Passed over for the U.S. Ryder Cup team and struggling on the course, Hunter Mahan will take a week off after an 80-77 weekend at Crooked Stick. It's exactly what he needs.

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Hanson wins KLM Open despite hospitalized son

Peter Hanson - nearly choosing to withdraw after his 1-year-old son was hospitalized in Orlando - adds another 2012 victory for the European Ryder Cup team.

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Chapman takes advantage of 'second chance'

Roger Chapman is living proof perseverance pays off. At age 53, Chapman is enjoying his best season as a professional after 30 years of frustration.

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Campbell aims for Program Challenge repeat

After winning the overall title at the inaugural Golfweek Program Challenge in dramatic fashion, Campbell returns to defend its crown.