Archives for: July 2006

Roberts wins Champions British Open, USA wins Curtis Cup, PGA Championship available online

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Despite blowing a five stroke lead, Loren Roberts won the Champions Tour British Open at Turnberry, beating Eduardo Romero in a playoff. Meanwhile, the USA is enjoying continued dominance in the Curtis Cup at Pacific Dunes in Oregon. The US girls de… more »

Pavin wins U.S. Bank Championship, the Jack Nicklaus Heart & Stroke Challenge

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Corey Pavin has finally ended his long winless drought at the PGA's U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee. Earlier in the week he set the PGA record for a 9-hole score, shooting a 26. The Jack Nicklaus Heart & Stroke Challenge is underway across Am… more »

Karrie Webb wins while Michelle Wie falters at the Evian Masters

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The Evian Masters came to an exciting end, with Australian Karrie Webb holding off Michelle Wie and a charging Laura Davies for the victory to continue her impressive 2006 comeback ... Wie had a two-shot lead with seven holes to play, but played the f… more »

Webb outpaces Wie in Evian Masters, Caddyshack reunion for charity, human skull found at country club

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Michelle Wie remains in the hunt at the Evian Masters, but Karrie Webb has set the pace in round three, shooting 3-under thru 12 while Wie is two back ... A 26-year "Caddyshack" reunion is being celebrated with a charity golf tournament, taking place… more »

Michelle Wie goes wild at Evian Masters: Teen shares lead with Ochoa and Webb following a 66

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Michelle Wie fans are having a good day after their 16-year-old heroine lit up the scorebaord at the Evian Masters. Wie shot a 66 to sit in first place along with Karrie Webb and Lorena Ochoa ... Se Ri Pak shot her second consecutive 68 to sit a shot… more »

Performance of Robert Rock at British Open brings back great memories at WorldGolf.com

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Long time readers of GolfEurope.com and WorldGolf.com weren't surprised about the success of Robert Rock at this year's British Open. The 29-year-old Englishman finished tied for 16th-place at The Open, ahead of such stars as Phil Mickelson, Luke Dona… more »

Ochoa on top of Evian Masters while Michelle Wie and Annika stay in the hunt

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In France, the first round of the Evian Masters in the books with Lorena Ochoa, Mi Hyun Kim and Shani Waugh in the lead after opening rounds of 66 ... Three shots back after scores of 69 are Michelle Wie and Annika Sorenstam. Karrie Webb was one shot… more »

Open Championship means big bucks for Liverpool, Chinese parents teach manners through golf, Hybrids are hot

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As debate lingers over the quality of this year's British Open, the Liverpool area is all smiles - reporting record-breaking revenue marks. Parents in China are discovering that golf is a great way to install good manners in your child is by sending… more »

Tiger talks about his British Open win while Michelle Wie faces a tough crowd at the Evian Masters

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Tiger Woods had some interesting things to say after his latest British Open victory. He said he would have some fun sharing the win with his mom ... Michelle Wie will have her work cut out for her when she faces a tough field at the Evian Masters thi… more »

Tiger Woods wins the British Open: Latest Claret Jug gives him 11 major victories

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On an emotional final day at Royal Liverpool, Tiger Woods turned aside all comers and beat Chris DiMarco by two strokes to win his second consecutive British Open ... The victory makes it 11 majors in Tiger's bag now, as he continues to inch closer to… more »

British Open Champs courtesy of WorldGolf.com, plus leaderboards and more

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At WorldGolf.com, we've made research a little easier for you. Take a look at our list of British Open Champions, as well as a special Sweet Spots podcast breaking down Royal Liverpool ... Also for fans of "The Open" who are looking for a good leaderb… more »

PGA's "Play for America" day, Smail and Tiger play an unscheduled round together, Monty's a favorite

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The PGA of America will host a "Play Golf America" day in Atlanta as part of the Down Syndrome Congress on July 22nd. New Zealand golfer David Smail found himself in an unlikely practice round pairing with Tiger Woods at Royal Liverpool this week --… more »

Detroit says goodbye to The Players Championship, President Bush's golf cart and Tiger Woods is still the favorite at the British Open

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Detroit may have seen its last Champions Tour Event this past weekend. Ford, which pulled out of the Treetops Par 3 Shootout in Gaylord, is pulling its sponsorship of the Senior Players Championship as well. President and avid golfer George W. Bush i… more »

Tiger Woods is ready to defend, Ballesteros rips U.S. Open, Wie plays too slow

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The British Open Championship week has begun, and Tiger Woods is getting an early start on the week. The defending champion played Royal Liverpool for the first time yesterday. European golf legend Seve Ballesteros had some harsh words for the U.S.… more »

Faldo named Golf Channel's top dog, Michelle Wie must make cut at John Deere, Morgan Pressel's a geek

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Nick Faldo has been name The Golf Channel's lead golf analyst starting in 2007... Jaime Diaz of Golf World writes that if Michelle Wie missed the cut at the John Deere Classic, she shouldn't accept any more PGA Tour event sponsor exemptions until she'… more »