News for Sunday, March 30, 2014
Anna Nordqvist's major changes result in second win in four starts
Anna Nordqvist rallied to win the Kia Classic on Sunday at Aviara for her second victory in her last four LPGA Tour starts.
Patrick Rodgers, Stanford roll at The Goodwin
Stanford's Patrick Rodgers led the team to a 20-stroke victory Sunday at The Goodwin.
Kris Blanks wins Web.com Tour's Louisiana Open
Kris Blanks won the Louisiana Open on Sunday for his second career Web.com Tour title, closing a 9-under 62 and beating Brett Stegmaier with a 10-foot birdie putt on the third hole of a playoff.
Murphy outlasts Maguire to win Azalea Invitational
South Carolina senior Will Murphy outlasted North Florida's M.J. Maguire in a one-hole playoff at the rain-shortened Azalea Invitational.
Casie Cathrea announces decision to turn pro
Casie Cathrea announced that she has turned pro after missing out on the chance to play in the 2014 Curtis Cup.
Laura Diaz makes second ace in two days at Kia
Laura Diaz had a hole-in-one for the second straight day in the Kia Classic to become the second player in LPGA Tour history to make two aces in a tournament.
Change at the top defines first half of PGA Tour season
With Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson both struggling, the march toward the FedEx Cup has not gone according to popular plan thus far in the 2013-14 season. Our Alex Miceli dissects where the race is at the midway point.
Winner's Bag: Steven Bowditch, Valero Texas Open
Here is a complete list of the clubs Steven Bowditch used to win the 2014 Valero Texas Open.
Georgia State, Virginia Tech share win at Furman
Virginia Tech and Georgia State shared the title after finishing at 9 under at the Furman University Golf Course in Greenville, S.C.
5 Things: Bowditch earns Masters invite; Kuchar, Spieth fade
Steven Bowditch wore green on Sunday at the Valero Texas Open, and it proved to be telling after he secured his first PGA Tour victory to secure a spot in the Masters.
Tour Tracker: Valero Texas Open, final round at TPC San Antonio
Steven Bowditch stretched his lead to three shots Saturday at the Valero Texas Open. Now, he has 18 holes left as he tries to wrap up his first career PGA Tour victory and a Masters berth Sunday at TPC San Antonio.
Age or smarts: It's time to play the real course
Whether the golfers are just getting older, or they are getting smarter, there seems to be more play from sensible yardage tees and less stigma.
Austin Peay eyes repeat at Memphis Intercollegiate
Memphis, the No. 44 team in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings, will host a 15-team tournament at the Colonial Country Club in Memphis, Tenn., Monday and Tuesday.
Duke, Boutier win Bryan National Collegiate
Duke placed three golfers at T-3 or better en route to a 21-stroke victory at the Bryan National Collegiate Sunday, including Celine Boutier, who won the event.
UCF Knights take FAU Slomin Autism Invite title
Ricardo Gouveia and Greg Eason finished first and second, respectively, leading Central Florida to a six-stroke win over runner-up Georgia Southern at the FAU Slomin Autism Invite.