Archives for: March 2007

Ochoa, Creamer lead the pack at Kraft, plus a crowded PGA Tour leaderboard in Houston

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Lorena Ochoa and Paula Creamer share the lead after two rounds of the first LPGA major of the season, Kraft Nabisco Championship. Both are four under at Mission Hills in Rancho Mirage, one shot up on Suzann Pettersen. Just nine players are under par, wit… more »

Ochoa in second at Kraft Nabisco Championship, while Sorenstam shoots 75

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Lorena Ochoa is in second place after the first round of the Kraft Nabisco Championship, the first major on the 2007 LPGA Tour schedule. The Mexican golfer is one stroke behind leader Shi Hyun Ahn. Annika Sorenstam struggled, shooting a 75, and defending… more »

Field at Tiger's new event set at 120; Ochoa pursues No. 1 at Kraft Nabisco

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Tiger Woods' new tournament in Washington, D.C., the AT&T National, will have a limited field of 120, according to the PGA Tour. The decision follows strong debate over whether the tour should consider the event an invitational, and therefore have a… more »

Tiger wins at Tavistock Cup; Kraft-Nabisco field includes Webb, Ochoa, Sorenstam

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Tiger Woods shot seven straight birdies yesterday on his way to winning the stroke play competition at the Tavistock Cup. He finished with an 8-under-par 64 to beat Justin Rose by two strokes. Lake Nona Golf & Country Club won the team competition ..… more »

Calcavecchia makes the Masters; Lake Nona leads Tavistock Cup

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Mark Calcavecchia's $63,000 paycheck at the CA Championship earned him a place in the top 10 of the PGA Tour money list, which gets him a spot in the Masters. The CA Championship, where Calcavecchia shot an 8 on the final hole, was the last event for pla… more »

Tiger wins CA Championship; Ochoa gets 10th career victory at Safeway International

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Tiger Woods won the CA Championship at Doral yesterday with a final round 1-over-par 73. Brett Wetterich finished second. This is Woods' sixth CA Championship victory and his 13th win in the World Golf Championships, prompting some observers to say the t… more »

Tiger Woods in command at CA Championship; Lorena Ochoa zeroes in on win No. 10

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Tiger Woods shot a third-round 68 and takes a commanding four-shot lead into the final round of the WGC-CA Championship at Doral. Woods is 30-1 when he takes a lead into the final round on the PGA Tour. Brett Wetterich is in second place at 7-under, whil… more »

Tiger Woods vaults back on top at Doral; Lorena Ochoa cruising at Safeway

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Tiger Woods shot a tournament-best 66 to vault into the lead heading into the third round at the WGC-CA Championship at Doral. Rod Pampling sits in second, two shots off the pace at 5-under, while Ernie Els and Henrik Stenson lead a group of seven player… more »

Stenson leads CA Championship at Doral; Wie to miss Kraft Nabisco Championship

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Henrik Stenson shot a 5-under-par 67 yesterday at Doral to finish the first round of the CA Championship tied for first with Robert Allenby. Tiger Woods didn't fare as well. The world No. 1 struggled with his putter all day and finished with a 71 …… more »

Federer visits Tiger at Doral; LPGA releases banned substance list

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Roger Federer, the world No. 1 tennis player, paid Tiger Woods a visit yesterday during his practice round for the CA Championship at Doral. Federer, in town for the Sony Ericsson Open, became friendly with Woods after the golfer sat in his box during la… more »

Justin Rose withdraws from WGC-CA Championship at Doral with back problems

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Back problems are keeping Justin Rose out of this week's WGC-CA Championship at the Doral Golf Resort & Spa. The golfer withdrew from the event yesterday, but he hopes to be back in playing form for next month's Masters, the first major of the year more »

Bell honored with 2007 PGA First Lady of Golf Award; USGA approves new Nike drivers

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Peggy Kirk Bell has been honored as the recipient of the 2007 PGA First Lady of Golf Award. Bell, owner of this year's U.S. Women's Open-hosting Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club, will receive the award at the end of May in Kiawah Island, S.C. In receiv… more »

Singh wins Arnold Palmer Invitational; Tom Purtzer comes out ahead at AT&T Champions Classic

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Vijay Singh shot a final round 3-under-par 67 Sunday to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Rocco Mediate finished two strokes behind, and Tiger Woods didn't make it into the top 20. Singh is now the first multiple winner on the PGA Tour this year …… more »

Vaughn Taylor on top at Arnold Palmer Invitational, while Hale Irwin eyes another Champions Tour win

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Vaughn Taylor shot a 3-under 67 to head to the final round with the lead at the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Bay Hill, Fla. At 8-under for the tournament, Taylor is two shots up on Ben Curtis, and three up on Vijay Singh and Tom Lehman. Sergio Garcia l… more »

Mediate Rocco's the field at Arnold Palmer Invitational; Nike recalling Sumo2 driver

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A day after declaring that the host of the Arnold Palmer Invitational couldn't be too happy with all the low scores, Rocco Mediate fired a 65 to take a three-shot lead into the weekend at Bay Hill. John Rollins and Paul Casey are tied for second at 6-und… more »