Archives for: October 2006

Singh, Nelson inducted into Hall of Fame; Sorenstam tries to defend title at LPGA Mizuno Classic

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Vijay Singh and Larry Nelson were inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame yesterday. Neither man took what could be called the traditional route to professional golf. Nelson never played the game before returning from the Vietnam War, and Singh gave go… more »

K.J. Choi wins PGA Chrysler Championship; Jeev Milkha Singh beats the pack at the Volvo Masters of Europe

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K.J. Choi shot a 4-under-par 67 yesterday to win the Chrysler Championship in Florida. The victory gets Choi a place in the Tour Championship next week and the Mercedes-Benz Championship at the start of the 2007 season. It is also his fourth career title… more »

Tiger Woods out of Tour Championship; Mickey Wright fights breast cancer

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Tiger Woods has announced he will not compete in the Tour Championship next week, marking the first time in his career he will miss the event. Woods said he is mentally and physically tired from a hectic stretch through the Ryder Cup. Both Woods and Mic… more »

Brian Gay takes early lead at pivotal Chrysler Championship; PGA Tour hopefuls continue battle at Q-School

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Brian Gay shot a 7-under-par 64 to take the lead at the Chrysler Championship in Florida yesterday. He is two shots ahead of Mark Calcavecchia … For Gay, whose PGA Tour card is secure next year because he won the Canadian Open last season, giving hi… more »

Greg Norman's business grows; PGA Tour hopefuls compete at Q-School

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Greg Norman's business interests continue to expand. Sportswear company Adidas AG announced this week the sale of its Greg Norman Collection business to the Australian golfer and MacGregor Golf Co. for an undisclosed sum ... Hundreds of PGA Tour hopef… more »

Webb continues comeback season in Dubai; Villegas wraps up impressive first PGA Tour season

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Former LPGA Tour world number one Karrie Webb will continue her comeback season at the inaugural Dubai Ladies' Masters at the Emirates Golf Club this week. Webb, currently ranked number three in the world, will be going for her fifth win this season …… more »

Back injury keeps Ames out of PGA Tour Championship; Chrysler Championship tees off

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Stephen Ames will not compete in the season-ending Tour Championship because of a back injury, PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem said yesterday. Only the top 30 money winners on the tour are eligible for the $6.5 million Tour Championship, held Nov. 2-5… more »

Durant wins PGA Funai Classic; Trump and Watson defeat LPGA Tour stars in skins match

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Joe Durant won his first PGA Tour event in five years at the Funai Classic Sunday, shooting a final round 7-under-par 65. The 42-year-old finished the event at the Walt Disney World Resort's Magnolia course in Florida with a 25-under 263 … Hee-Won H… more »

Rose just misses PGA Tour scoring record; Michelle Wie gets a new agent

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Justin Rose came up just short of shooting a PGA Tour record 59 at the Funai Classic at Disney yesterday. Rose missed a 14-foot birdie putt on No. 18, leaving him with a 12-under 60. Had he made the putt, he would have matched the tour record of 59 shot… more »

Trump, Watson to play LPGA Tour stars in televised skins match; Mallorca Classic tees off

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Donald Trump and Tom Watson are taking on LPGA Tour stars Annika Sorenstam and Natalie Gulbis in a televised skins game Sunday on Governors Island in New York. It will be the last event in the Manhattan Golf Classic, which begins today … Jose Maria… more »

Lorena Ochoa's star rising; LPGA Tour tees off in Thailand

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Lorena Ochoa's come from behind victory against Annika Sorenstam at the Samsung World Championship this weekend could signal a changing of the guards on the LPGA Tour. Sorenstam, 36, has dominated women's golf for years, but her strangle hold on the tour… more »

Clarke to play in Australian PGA Championship; Chinese university spotlights golf

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Darren Clarke, one of the heroes of the 36th Ryder Cup Matches, will play in the Australian PGA Championship in December, organizers of the event confirmed today. Clarke joins Adam Scott, the number four-ranked player, at the event, among other top playe… more »

Rookie Matteson wins Frys.com Open; Ochoa comes from behind at Samsung World Championship

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Rookie Troy Matteson won his first PGA Tour event yesterday at the Frys.com Open, shooting a final round 3-under 69. Matteson, 26, defeated Ben Crane and Daniel Chopra by one shot … Lorena Ochoa came from three shots behind Annika Sorenstam to win t… more »

Sorenstam takes command at Samsung while Frys.com Open stays open

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Annika Sorenstam moved one step closer to a third consecutive victory at the Samsung World Championship, carding a 66 to pull to a three-shot lead over Lorena Ochoa heading to the final round. A victory for Sorenstam would give her 70 in her illustrious… more »

Paula Creamer ties Sorenstam while Wie lags behind at Samsung; Arnold Palmer calls it quits

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Annika Sorenstam sits atop the leaderboard at 6-under along with Sophie Gustafson and Paula Creamer after the second round of the Samsung World Championship. Women's British Open champion Sherri Steinhauer is one shot off the lead after shooting a 67, wh… more »
 
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