News for Sunday, June 8, 2014
U.S. regains Curtis Cup with decisive 13-7 victory over GB&I
The U.S. Curtis Cup team regained the cup on Sunday at St. Louis Country Club thanks to a 4-and-3 victory from reigning U.S. Women's Amateur champion Emma Talley.
Winner's Bag: Ben Crane, FedEx St. Jude Classic
Here is a complete list of the clubs Ben Crane used to win the 2014 FedEx St. Jude Classic on the PGA Tour at TPC Southwind in Memphis, Tenn.
New Zealand's Steven Alker wins Web.com Tour-record 11-hole playoff
New Zealand's Steven Alker won the Cleveland Open on Sunday in the longest playoff in Web.com Tour history, beating South Africa's Dawie van der Walt with a birdie on the 11th extra hole.
Inbee Park finds putting touch, wins Manulife Financial LPGA Classic
Inbee Park won the Manulife Financial Classic on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour title in more than 11 months, matching the course record with a 10-under 61 for a three-stroke victory over Cristie Kerr.
5 Things: Ben Crane holds on in Memphis for 5th PGA Tour title
Ben Crane notched his fifth career PGA Tour victory and first since 2011 by capturing the FedEx St. Jude Classic Sunday at TPC Southwind in Memphis.
Tour Tracker: FedEx St. Jude Classic, Sunday
Ben Crane, who leads the FedEx St. Jude Classic by four shots at 13 under, and the rest of the field, including Phil Mickelson (5 under), will now try and finish both the third and final rounds Sunday in Memphis.
Entering singles, U.S. a point away from Curtis Cup victory
GB&I's Georgia Hall and Stephanie Meadow battled back Sunday morning to halve the final foursomes match of the Curtis Cup. But the Americans need just one point in the eight-match singles session to capture the title.
5 Things: Mikael Lundberg wins Lyoness Open in playoff; Bernd Weisberger places 2nd to likely earn U.S. Open spot; more
For the second week in a row, a playoff was needed to settle the winner of a European Tour event. Sweden’s Mikael Lundberg holed a 40-foot birdie putt at the first extra hole to win the Lyoness Open in Austria.
Player capsules for the U.S. Open at Pinehurst
A capsule look at 10 players expected to contend at the 114th U.S. Open Championship at Pinehurst No. 2.
VIDEO: Rory McIlroy reveals his plan for Pinehurst
Rory McIlroy hopes a combination of equipment tweaks and savvy course management yield a second U.S. Open title.
2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 at a glance
Facts and figures for the 114th U.S. Open Championship at Pinehurst No. 2, June 12-15.
Phil Mickelson's close calls at the U.S. Open
A capsule look at the six runner-up finishes by Phil Mickelson in the U.S. Open.