News for Sunday, February 16, 2014
5 Things: Bubba Watson wins Northern Trust Open; Dustin Johnson close; more
Consecutive 64s let Bubba Watson hoist the Northern Trust trophy for the first time since putting on the green jacket after his 2012 Masters win. Here are 5 Things you need to know from Riviera.
Doug Ghim, Carl Yuan share lead at CB&I Boys Championship
Doug Ghim and Carl Yuan fired rounds of 68 in the second round of the CB&I Boys Championship at the Club at Carlton Woods in The Woodlands, Texas, putting themselves in a tie for first.
Winner's Bag: Bubba Watson, Northern Trust Open
Bubba Watson won the PGA Tour's 2014 Northern Trust Open by two shots over Dustin Johnson. Here's the list of clubs he carried to victory at Riviera near Los Angeles.
Jacksonville Dolphins host Amelia Island Collegiate
Jacksonville University welcomes 13 additional teams to Amelia National Golf Club in Jacksonville, Fla., as it hosts the JU Amelia Island Collegiate Monday and Tuesday.
Augusta National loses 'Eisenhower Tree' after freeze
The famed Eisenhower Tree on Augusta National's 17th hole was removed during the weekend after a recent ice storm caused irreparable damage, the club confirmed Sunday.
Tour Tracker: Bubba Watson wins Northern Trust Open
Bubba Watson was among several players who caught third-round leader William McGirt early Sunday at the Northern Trust Open -- and the lefty who played at Georgia claimed his first win since the 2012 Masters.
Stanford wins Peg Barnard Invitational; UNLV's Finkelstein takes medalist
Stanford started its spring season with a second-straight win at the Peg Barnard Invitational, beating out UC Davis by 16 strokes.
Auburn eyes repeat at Mobile Bay Intercollegiate
Auburn will look to defend its title at the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate in its home state Monday and Tuesday at the Magnolia Grove Crossings Golf Course in Mobile, Ala.
The Prestige at PGA West draws 9 top-50 teams
Nine top-50 teams will head to the PGA West's Greg Norman Course in La Quinta, Calif., Monday through Wednesday for The Prestige at PGA West.
Kirk Triplett outlasts Bernhard Langer, Duffy Waldorf to win ACE Group Classic
With five straight pars down the stretch, Kirk Triplett outlasted Bernhard Langer and Duffy Waldorf – both of whom bogeyed the 18th as the threesome played the final hole together – to win the Champions Tour's ACE Group Classic.
Arkansas wins Gator Invitational; Mercer's Trey Rule tops Florida State's Hank Lebioda in playoff
Arkansas opened its spring with a victory at the SunTrust Gator Invitational Sunday at Mark Bostick Golf Course in Gainesville, Fla.
Alex Cejka's 63 wins rain-shortened Web.com opener in Colombia
With rain taking center stage this weekend, the Web.com Tour-season-opening Pacific Rubiales Colombia Championship Presented by Claro was shortened to 54 holes – which gave Alex Cejka the win thanks to a third-round 63 Sunday.
Hal Sutton suffers mild heart attack
Champions Tour player Hal Sutton suffered a mild heart attack and withdrew during the first round of the ACE Group Classic.
South Carolina take Florida State Match-Up with strong Sunday finish
The South Carolina women's golf team finished strong with a 3-under 285 Sunday, outpacing rival Clemson for a win at the Florida State Match-Up.
5 Things: Thomas Aiken wins; Rhys Davies, Soren Hansen continue struggles
With his wife Kate as caddie for the first time, Thomas Aiken won the 2014 Africa Open in his home country of South Africa. Here are 5 Things to know from East London GC.
Webb wins Women's Australian Open for 5th time
Karrie Webb won the Women's Australian Open for the fifth time Sunday, shooting a 4-under 68 in the final round to beat Chella Choi by one stroke.
PHOTOS: The new Streamsong Resort lodge
Check out photos from inside the new lodge at Streamsong Resort in Central Florida.