News for Sunday, March 31, 2013


News 2013 March 31


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Masters 2013: A complete list of qualifiers

The 93 players who have qualified and are expected to compete in the 77th Masters, to be played April 11-14 at Augusta National Golf Club.

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Thorseth, Chung win AJGA Goodman Networks titles

Peter Thorseth won his first career AJGA title, while Karen Chung won her fifth at the Goodman Networks Junior at Traditions on Sunday.

Quihuis, Ochoa claim Winn Grips Heather Farr Classic

Krystal Quihuis of Tucson, Ariz., won the Winn Grips Heather Farr Classic in a three-hole sudden-death playoff against Ester Lee of Norwalk, Calif.

Cunningham, McKinnon win at Innisbrook

George Cunningham and Brogan McKinnon won their respective divisions at the AJGA TaylorMade-adidas Golf Junior at Innisbrook.

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UCF claims victory at FAU Spring Break Invite

Central Florida claimed the FAU Spring Break Championship at The Fountains Country Club in Lake Worth, Fla., on Sunday.

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Virginia holds off Arkansas for 1st title of season

Virginia won the Bryan National Collegiate on Sunday by holding off No. 7 Arkansas at Bryan Park in Browns Summit, N.C.

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5 Things: Under pressure, Points snags win in Houston

It took a little more time than expected due to a long weather delay, but D.A. Points was up to the task, winning his second career PGA Tour title behind a 6-under 66 for a one-shot victory. He earned a spot in the Masters as well.

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Winner's bag: D.A. Points

A look inside the bag of D.A. Points, the winner of the 2013 Shell Houston Open.

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How it happened: Points wins with dramatic par putt

With the leaderboard looking more like a crazy ping-pong match all day, D.A. Points broke through for his second career PGA Tour victory behind a 6-under 66 on Sunday at the Shell Houston Open.

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Weekly Top 5: Austin Peay wins big; Bama lurks

Austin Peay's victory at the Memphis Intercollegiate might be the biggest in program history, considering the field. Also: Don't forget Alabama, while the UCLA women have regrouped.

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Stenson earns spot in Masters; Howell, Ogilvy out

Henrik Stenson needed to finish at least in 13th place alone Sunday in the Shell Houston Open. He closed with a 6-under 66 for the clubhouse lead, assuring that he will be in the top 50 in the world at the end of the week.

Jaramillo, Stephenson win at Chateau Elan

Martin Jaramillo and Lauren Stephenson won their respective divisions at the AJGA Junior All-Star at Chateau Elan.

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Siem wins in Morocco; waits on Masters spot

Marcel Siem of Germany shot a 2-under 70 to win the Hassan II Trophy by three strokes on Sunday. The 72nd-ranked Siem will wait for the results of the Houston Open to see if he'll reach the top 50, which would earn him a first spot at the Masters.

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Ariya Jutanugarn wins first pro title, outlasting Hull

Starting the final round one shot back, Ariya Jutanugarn opened her final round with three birdies to leapfrog fellow teen Charley Hull to win the LET's Lalla Meryem Cup title.

Australian Hend shoots 64 to win in Thailand

Australian Scott Hend won the inaugural Chiangmai Golf Classic after a final-round 64 to beat South African Bryce Easton by three strokes at the Alpine Golf Resort on Sunday.

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It's not easy, but Ballybunion remains standard for links golf

says Southwest Ireland teems with great links, but one maintains a unique place in golf lore -- Ballybunion.

says Southwest Ireland teems with great links, but one maintains a unique place in golf lore -- Ballybunion.