TOKYO -- Japanese 15-year-old Minami Katsu became the youngest winner in the history of the Japan LPGA tour by shooting a 4-under 68 on Sunday to take out the Vantelin Ladies Open.
Shinichi Yokata's final round of 67 saw the 38-year-old edge out Ryo Ishikawa to win the Canon Open by two shots at Totsuka Country Club. Yokata collected an eagle, four birdies and a bogey to pull clear of fellow overnight co-leaders Ishikawa and Hideto Tanihara and finish on 14 under par to tak
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Hideki Matsuyama closed with a 4-under 67 to win the Asian Amateur on Sunday and earn a spot in the Masters as the first Japanese amateur at Augusta National. Matsuyama played bogey-free at Kasumigaseki Country Club and broke par in all four rounds for a five-shot victory over Tarquin MacManus of
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Paul Simson won the USGA Senior Amateur Championship on Thursday, beating stroke-play medalist Pat Tallent 2 and 1 to become the first player to win the event and the British Seniors Open Amateur Championship and Canadian Men's Senior in the same year.
7 Oct 2010 - 7:16pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods will play in a one-day skins tournament in Thailand next month, returning to his mother’s home country for the first time in 10 years. Organizers announced Thursday that Woods will play in the Nov.
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Three-time champion Ellen Port took medalist honors in the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur for a record fourth time Sunday, shooting a 1-over 73 at Wichita Country Club. The 49-year-old Port, a teacher and coach at John Burroughs High School in St.
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Defending champion Nathan Smith, Scott Harvey and Tim Hogarth shared medalist honors Sunday in the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship with 36-hole, stroke-play totals of even-par 144.
26 Sep 2010 - 8:39pm - 0 Comments
Britain's all-time great Laura Davies shot a final level-par round of 71 Sunday to win the Women’s Spanish Open on the Ladies European Tour and claim her 76th career title at Flamingos Golf on the Costa del Sol. Davies finished at 11 under par for the tournament and secured a two-stroke win over
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For the second time, the Asian Amateur Championship will gather the top amateur players from up to 34 nations to determine the region’s top golfer of the year.
15 Sep 2010 - 6:02pm - 0 Comments
Michelle Wie will end her season by playing in the Dubai Ladies Masters, the final Ladies European Tour event of the year. Tour officials announced Monday that Wie will be in the field at the $642,330 event from Dec.
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England's Laura Davies fired a closing 70 Sunday to win the UNIQA Ladies Golf Open on the Ladies European Tour for her 75th career victory. The result went right down to the last hole, which Davies birdied after playing a magnificent shot out of the greenside bunker to six feet and sinking the pu
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Ryo Ishikawa staged a successful defense of his Fujisankei Classic title Sunday, beating Shunsuke Sonoda in a playoff. The 18-year-old star started the day with a three-stroke lead but carded four birdies against three bogeys at Fujizakura Country Club for a 1-under 70 and a 9-under total of 275.
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John Elway pulled an Elway on the Elway hole. "Seven on 7," the Hall of Famer said sadly after carding an even-par 72 Wednesday in his first senior golf tournament since turning 50 in June.
1 Sep 2010 - 7:19pm - 1 Comments
Zach Nash was shocked when he discovered he had one too many golf clubs in his bag a couple hours after winning a junior Wisconsin PGA tournament last month. But rules are rules, and the 14-year-old from southern Wisconsin made a decision that might surprise some people: He disqualified himself a
1 Sep 2010 - 7:13pm - 1 Comments
Annika Sorenstam still has game, even if she rarely plays. Sorenstam had three birdies and playing partner Rickie Fowler added an eagle -- all in the first eight holes -- before Cristie Kerr and Hunter Mahan rallied with six birdies on the back nine for a 10-under 62 and a two-shot victory at Not
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Notah Begay III always thought he would make a name for himself on the golf course. He has, but not necessarily in the way he first envisioned.
30 Aug 2010 - 5:52pm - 0 Comments
The top-ranked amateur in the world now has a title worthy of his lofty ranking. Oklahoma State's Peter Uihlein also has quite the 21st birthday celebration awaiting. Uihlein won the 110th U.S.
29 Aug 2010 - 6:58pm - 0 Comments
First David Chung ousted the NCAA individual champion. Then he sent the defending U.S. Amateur champion packing. Next on Chung's agenda: 36 holes with the top amateur player in the world.
28 Aug 2010 - 6:56pm - 0 Comments
Peter Uihlein put his hands out with an almost apologetic look on his face after dropping a 5-foot putt to win his quarterfinal match at the U.S. Amateur on Friday. Beating his college teammate, and one-time roommate, wasn't very enjoyable for the top-ranked American amateur.
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