Archives for: February 2007

Tiger Woods Foundation to host D.C. PGA event; Ernie Els signs with Callaway Golf

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The Tiger Woods Foundation will host the PGA Tour's new event in Washington, D.C., to be held July 5-8. Woods and PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem are expected to announce more information about the tournament's title sponsor and location at a press con… more »

Stenson wins Accenture Match Play Championship; College champ to get Sybase Classic exemption

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Swede Henrik Stenson defeated Geoff Ogilvy in the final of the Accenture Match Play Championship Sunday. The 2-and-1 win will push Stenson, the PGA European Tour Order of Merit winner, to No. 5 on the world rankings, the highest a Swede has ever risen on… more »

Fred Funk shows why he's a champion in Mexico; Wadkins and Thompson collect victories

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Fred Funk won the Mayakoba Golf Classic on the second hole of a playoff with Jose Coceres. The 50-year-old Funk becomes the second man to win a PGA Tour event after winning on the Champions Tour, after Craig Stadler. Funk led the tournament -- the PGA To… more »

Stenson and Ogilvy set for Match Play final; Prammanasudh wins Fields Open; Funk on top in Mexico

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Henrik Stenson will battle defending champion Geoff Ogilvy in the final match of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. Both cruised into the title match, with Ogilvy topping Chad Campbell 3-and-2 and Stenson also winning 3-and-2, over Trevor Immelma… more »

O'Hern slays Tiger at Match Play; Will youth prevail on LPGA Tour?

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Australian Nick O'Hern took a four-hole lead then held off a late rush to beat Tiger Woods over 20 holes at the Accenture Match Play Championship. Woods loss officially ends his impressive streak of PGA Tour wins at seven. Chad Campbell, Stephen Ames and… more »

Tiger Cruises while Phil, Vijay and others crash; Funk on fire in Mexico

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Tiger Woods cruised passed Tim Clark, while other top seeds struggled at the WCG Accenture Match Play Championship second round. Woods went on a birdie tear and stomped Clark 5-and-4, while Phil Mickelson, Vijay Singh, Jim Furyk, Luke Donald and Retief G… more »

Woods, Mickelson advance in Match Play Championship, as Lefty seeks help from Harmon

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Tiger Woods got off to a solid start at the WCG Accenture Match Play Championship, as he beat first-round opponent JJ Henry 3 & 2. Phil Mickelson, defending champion Geoff Ogilvy and Jim Furyk were among others who advanced, while Adam Scott and Erni… more »

All eyes on Tiger Woods as The Gallery gets ready for match play

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The Accenture Match Play Championship has moved to The Gallery at Dove Mountain near Tucson, Ariz., and the fans are enthusiastic, says Davis Love III. Still, all eyes are on Tiger Woods, who played a practice round with Shaun Micheel, who thumped Tiger… more »

Howell holds off Mickelson at Nissan Open; Henry gets Tiger in Match Play; Sweet Spots goes Mobile

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Finland's Mikko Ilonen won the Indonesia Open after his one-under- par 70 in the final round was enough to hold off a group chasing him. Ilonen overcame Shiv Kapur, Andrew Tampion and Frankie Minoza, as well as rainy and windy weather to with the Europea… more »

Creamer a winner in Hawaii, while Mickelson tries to hold on at Nissan Open

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Paula Creamer returned to the winner's circle, holding off Julieta Granada and Karrie Webb to win the SBS Open. Lorena Ochoa and Morgan Pressel finished tied for fourth in the windy Hawaiian tournament that saw just 13 of 83 players finish below par. ...… more »

Mickelson, Harrington lead Nissan; Creamer and Pressel on top in Turtle Bay

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Phil Mickelson and Padraig Harrington sit on top of the leaderboard at the Nissan Open. Both are at 11-under, three shots ahead of their nearest challenger, Charles Howell III. Sergio Garcia leads a group four shots back. ... Youth has prevailed thus… more »

Harrington on top at Nissan as Mickelson, Furyk, Els trail; Creamer a leader at SBS Open

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Padraig Harrington shot a blistering 63 to take a three-shot lead after the first round of the Nissan Open. Harrington, the reigning European player of the year, is on top of a star-studded leaderboard in Los Angeles, as Phil Mickelson, Briny Baird and P… more »

Lorena Ochoa ready for more success as LPGA season kicks off; More golf in N. Michigan

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The LPGA Tour season officially starts today at the SBS Open at Turtle Bay in Hawaii. Looking to repeat as Player of the Year, Lorena Ochoa is an undisputed champion in her native Mexico. ... Former tennis star Scott Draper is looking to become the ne… more »

TaylorMade-Adidas Golf teams withChina; Judge rules girls can play in boys HS tournaments

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The China Golf Association and TaylorMade-Adidas Golf announced a three-year deal that will have the equipment manufacturer supply China's national golf teams. "We hope that through the partnership with the CGA and China's national team we will soon… more »

Phil Mickelson bounces back at Pebble Beach; Karrie Webb keeps winning Down Under

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Phil Mickelson showed that he's not letting last year's U.S. Open collapse hinder his future, by showing his form of old in winning the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am in impressive fashion, putting up a final-round 66 to win by five strokes over Kevin Suth… more »