News for Sunday, May 18, 2014


News 2014 May 18


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Rodgers' 11th collegiate title ties Woods' record

Stanford's Rodgers wins 11th collegiate title to tie Tiger Woods

Stanford's Patrick Rodgers won his 11th career collegiate tournament on May 17 for the Cardinal, tying Tiger Woods' school record.

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Rodgers wins Ben Hogan Award for 2014

Patrick Rodgers of Stanford wins Ben Hogan Award for 2014

Patrick Rodgers became the first golfer from Stanford to win the Ben Hogan Award on Sunday night, chosen for the 2014 honor.

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Winner's bag: Brendon Todd, HP Byron Nelson

Winner's bag: Brendon Todd, HP Byron Nelson Championship on PGA Tour

Here is a complete list of the clubs Brendon Todd used to win the 2014 HP Byron Nelson Championship on PGA Tour.

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Homa nabs first Tour win

Max Homa nabs first Tour win at BMW Charity Pro-Am

With three birdies in four holes midway through his back nine and three pars down the stretch, Max Homa locked up his first Tour win Sunday at the BMW Charity Pro-Am.

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Salas wins going away at Kingsmill

Lizette Salas' first LPGA win comes at Kingsmill Championship

Lizette Salas won going away at the Kingsmill Championship presented by JTBC for her first LPGA victory, four shots ahead of Lexi Thompson, Yani Tseng and Sarah Jane Smith.

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Perry wins Regions Tradition; Couples DQ'd

Kenny Perry wins Regions Tradition; Fred Couples DQ'd

Kenny Perry closed with an even-par 72 at Shoal Creek to win his third Champions Tour major in the past year by a shot over Mark Calcavecchia on Sunday in the Regions Tradition as Fred Couples is DQ'd.

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5 Things: Todd's first; Weir's run; more

5 Things: Brendon Todd's first PGA Tour win; Mike Weir's run; more from HP Byron Nelson Championship

Brendon Todd had to wait five years between his two Tour wins, but just a year after the second he is able to add PGA Tour winner to his resume after taking the HP Byron Nelson Championship. Here are 5 Things to know.

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Tracker: Todd wins HP Byron Nelson

Tracker: Brendon Todd wins HP Byron Nelson Championship on PGA Tour

Brendon Todd began Sunday's final round tied for the lead with Louis Oosthuizen, then shot his second-best round of the week to win the HP Byron Nelson Championship ahead of a crowd of notables. Recap the highlights right here!

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West Coast Jr: Chou, Tsai prevail at steamy Mesa

On a blazing Saturday in the desert, Madeline Chou managed to keep her cool enough to post a sub-par score. Twenty-four hours later, and after another round just like it, Chou earned one of the biggest junior-golf titles of her young career.

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Jimenez wins Open de Espana playoff

Miguel Angel Jimenez wins Open de Espana playoff on European Tour

Experience outlasted youth Sunday as Miguel Angel Jimenez won a three-way, sudden-death playoff in his homeland to claim the Open de Espana trophy and build on his own record as the oldest winner on European Tour.

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Tait: Euro Tour erred in decision after caddie's death

Tait: Euro Tour made wrong decision after caddie's death

Our Alistair Tait says the European Tour is a week late in recognizing that the Madeira Islands Open should have been stopped immediately after Iain McGregor died on the course.

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NCAA Women: Hole-by-hole at Tulsa CC

NCAA Women: Brad Klein's hole-by-hole breakdown at Tulsa Country Club

Our Bradley S. Klein visited Tulsa CC recently and offered up this hole-by-hole breakdown of the site of the 2014 NCAA Women's Division 1 Championship.