News for Sunday, March 10, 2013


News 2013 March 10


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Connelly (No. 9, 2015) commits to SMU

Austin Connelly has given a verbal commitment to play college golf for SMU. Connelly also made unofficial visits to Georgia, Alabama, Auburn and Arizona State.

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Cal wins 8th title of season at Southern Highlands

California has done it again. The No.1-ranked team in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings won its eighth title of the season at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters on Sunday by 13 shots in Las Vegas, Nev.

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With a healed heart, Banks rejoins Gators

Florida sophomore Eric Banks couldn't even walk up the stairs at his home after open-heart surgery last June. Now, less than 10 months ago, Banks is back competing for the Gators on the golf course.

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5 Things: 'Efficient' Tiger grabs second win of '13

Tiger Woods shot 71 Sunday to win the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship by two shots over Steve Stricker. Here are 5 Things you need to know from Woods’ victory.

Coastal Carolina edges Iowa State at Mount Vintage

Coastal Carolina earned its first victory of the season Sunday by edging Iowa State at the Purdue Mount Vintage Invitational.

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Kevin Kisner wins Tour's Chile Classic

Kevin Kisner closed with a 4-under 68 Sunday to win the Chile Classic and earn his second career title on the Tour.

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5 Things: Brown birdies 72nd to win in Puerto Rico

Scott Brown's birdie on the 72nd hole of the Puerto Rico Open gave him his first PGA Tour win, while Fabian Gomez faltered and Jordan Spieth's late surge came up short.

Colorado claims big victory at Bandon Dunes

To say Colorado’s victory Sunday at the Bandon Dunes Championship was a surprise would be a bit of an understatement.

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Sooners collect third title of season at Clover Cup

Oklahoma built such a lead in the first round of the Clover Cup that no other team could catch up. The Sooners claimed the team title on Sunday by 18 shots.

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How it happened: Tiger wins 76th PGA Tour title

Three PGA Tour starts. Two wins. Tiger Woods couldn't have asked for a better start to his season in the U.S., firing a 1-under 71 to clear Steve Stricker by two strokes to win the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral on Sunday. See how it happened.

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Winner’s Bag: Tiger Woods at Doral

With a final round 71, Tiger Woods held off Steve Stricker by two strokes and claimed victory Sunday at the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral. He used the following Nike equipment to earn his 76th PGA Tour title.

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Alabama rallies to defend Darius Rucker title

Alabama successfully defended its Darius Rucker Intercollegiate title on Sunday at Long Cove Club on Hilton Head Island, S.C.

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Tait: McIlroy shows humility while bouncing back

Rory McIlroy showed a refreshing brand of humility while bouncing back at the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral, Alistair Tait says.

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Hip injury pulls Els out of Tampa Bay

Ernie Els, citing a hip injury, withdraws from next week's Tampa Bay Championship on the PGA Tour

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McIlroy shows progress with final-round 65

It was good enough to earn Donald Trump’s approval. Rory McIlroy received a thumbs-up and congratulations from Doral’s owner after dissecting his final-round 65 for the press.

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Weekly top 5: Will the .500 Rule claim any victims?

As the postseason approaches, it’s time to take a little bit deeper look at college golf, and specifically at the .500 Rule.