News for Sunday, June 9, 2013


News 2013 June 9


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5 Things: English wins, Mickelson surges

Forgive Harris English if he isn’t thinking about next week’s U.S. Open just yet, instead stopping to savor his first PGA Tour victory by two shots over Phil Mickelson and Scott Stallings. Here are 5 Things to Know from the final round of the St. Jude Classic.

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Park wins playoff to claim LPGA Championship

Inbee Park birdied the third hole of a sudden-death playoff with Catriona Matthew to win the rain-delayed Wegmans LPGA Championship on Sunday.

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U.S. romps to 11-point Palmer Cup victory

The U.S. Palmer Cup squad didn't take its collective foot off the gas on Sunday at the Wilmington Golf Club, securing the title behind more dominating play in a 20.5-9.5 thrashing of Europe.

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Frost holds off Couples for Regions Tradition win

David Frost parred the final two holes to hold on for a one-stroke victory over Fred Couples on Sunday in the Regions Tradition, the South African's his first Champions Tour major title.

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How it Happened: English wins St. Jude Classic

A late birdie-bogey swing with co-leader Scott Stallings gave Harris English a two-shot lead to protect as he closed out the last two holes in Memphis for his first PGA Tour victory.

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Winner's Circle: Harris English, St. Jude Classic

Harris English finished two shots better than Scott Stallings and Phil Mickelson at the FedEx St. Jude Classic on Sunday to claim his first PGA Tour win. Here's a look at the clubs the former University of Georgia star used at TPC Southwind.

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Shifting gears: Hole-by-hole at Merion

They’ll be tacking, shifting gears, constantly adjusting at Merion. All of which could make for great spectator viewing – and the occasional road wreckage as players come unglued and fall by the wayside.

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Luiten wins Lyoness Open for 2nd Euro Tour win

Joost Luiten of the Netherlands won the Lyoness Open by two shots for his second European Tour title.

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Park takes one-shot lead over Pressel at Wegmans

The leaderboard at the Wegmans LPGA Championship looks oddly familiar. Five of the top six players are South Koreans, and four of those Koreans are major champions.

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Raymond captures St. Andrews Links Trophy

Neil Raymond used a final-round, 3-under 69 to capture the St. Andrews Links Trophy and likely secure a spot on Europe's Walker Cup squad in September.

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U.S. Open: Closer look at 20 key players at Merion

A capsule look at 20 top players for the 113th U.S. Open golf championship, to be played June 13-16 at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa.

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U.S. Opens at Merion: Trevino, Hogan among winners

A look at the four previous U.S. Opens held at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa., won by Olin Dutra, Ben Hogan, Lee Trevino and David Graham

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U.S. Open: Sergio Garcia's playing career at crossroads

Even as he approaches the prime of his career, the best times for Sergio Garcia seem to be so far behind him. How will he handle the pressure in the city of Brotherly Love? It will depend on how thick his skin is, which hasn't been his strong suit.

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U.S. Open: Merion takes us back to the future

says taking the U.S. Open to an intimate, classic course means everything shrinks, including revenue. It's a gamble the USGA hopes will pay off.

Brad Klein says taking the U.S. Open to an intimate, classic course means everything shrinks, including revenue. It's a gamble the USGA hopes will pay off.

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Despite U.S. Open victory, Ouimet remained gracious, humble

At a time when golf was dominated by the Brits and the game was only for the elite, Francis Ouimet and his 10-year-old caddie, Eddie Lowery, scripted an incredible story by winning the 1913 U.S. Open.