News for Sunday, February 10, 2013
5 Things: Brandt Snedeker’s incredible start to the 2013 season continued with a victory at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. He shot 19-under 267 (66-68-68-65) to win by two shots.
Each of the 14 teams that now comprise the SEC ended the fall ranked 45th or better, including five in the top 15 and nine in the top 30. Pretty impressive, to say the least.
Seems as though Brandt Snedeker was tired of finishing second place. Snedeker fired a 7-under 65 on Sunday to clear Chris Kirk by two shots to win the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. See how it happened.
Rocco Mediate became the 16th player to have a winning debut on the Champions Tour after a final-round, 1-under 71 gave him the Allianz Championship title.
Nicole Zhang spent the past semester playing college golf for Northwestern while launching a career as a young entrepreneur. This semester will take a different turn.
Davis Love III had an operation to remove bone spurs and a disk that were pressing on nerves between his C5-6 and C6-7 vertebrae, said his longtime manager, Mac Barnhardt.
Maybe if some pro tours played once in the 72 Club, there wouldn’t be a problem with slow play.
I’ve just received my entry form for this year’s 72 Club. I’m thinking of sending one to a few PGA, European, Ladies European and LPGA tour pros. Maybe if some of them played once in the 72 Club, there wouldn’t be a problem with slow play.
Behind hot sophomore Daniel Berger, Florida State won its first Gator Invitational title since 1981 by an eye-opening 15 shots over North Florida.
Inside the Feb. 8, 2013 issue of Golfweek:
Once talked about in the same breath as countrymen Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel, South African Richard Sterne won the Joburg Open Sunday, overcoming back injuries that hampered him in recent years.
Amateur Lydia Ko, 15, showed off a remarkable display of poise and precision to pick up her third career professional title, this one by a stroke at the ISPS Handa New Zealand Women's Open on Sunday.