Archives for: May 2007

Injured Phil Mickelson drops out of Memorial, duel with Tiger Woods

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The anticipated renewal of the duel between Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods was not to be, as Mickelson withdrew from the Memorial Tournament after just 11 holes with an injured left wrist. "I don't think it's anything serious but it just got worse. I… more »

Michelle Wie withdraws from Ginn Tribute at +14

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Michelle Wie's return from a wrist injury ended early, as the teen withdrew from the Ginn Tribute after shooting +14 through 16 holes. Wie triple bogeyed No. 14, a par 3 and was seven over par after her first five holes. Annika Sorenstam was at +1 aft… more »

Mickelson, Tiger to tee up at the Memorial Tournament, while Michelle Wie makes comeback at Ginn Tribute

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The PGA Tour stars tee it up today at Muirfield Village Golf Club for the Memorial Tournament. Phil Mickelson is competing for the first time since winning The Players Championship. Tiger Woods will be going for his fourth Memorial victory … Meanwhi… more »

Michelle Wie ready to play at Ginn Tribute; BMW champ Hansen qualifies for U.S. Open

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Michelle Wie will return to the LPGA Tour at this week's Ginn Tribute Hosted by Annika in Mount Pleasant, S.C. Wie has been sidelined with a wrist injury and hasn't played since missing the cut at the PGA Tour Sony Open in January … Anders Hansen's… more »

European PGA Tour eyes anti-doping policy

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The European PGA Tour - along with other international tours - plans on drawing up an anti-doping policy for its members that could go into effect as early as next year. "There will be testing at some stage but we don't know when yet because there is an… more »

Sabbatini overcomes Furyk, Langer; Hansen beats Rose at BMW PGA Championship

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Rory Sabbatini showed that he can back up his mouth with his game, as he held off Jim Furyk and Bernhard Langer in a playoff to win the Crowne Plaza Invitational. Third-round leader Scott Verplank finished with a 71 to finish tied for seventh. The victor… more »

Tim Clark gets hot at Crowne Plaza, while Justin Rose is sweet at BMW PGA Championship

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Tim Clark used a second-round, bogey-free 6-under 64 to vault to the top of the leaderboard heading to the weekend at the Crowne Plaza Invitational. Arron Oberholser is a shot back at 10-under for the tounament. Jim Furyk leads a group two shots off the… more »

Two Englishmen lead after first round of BMW PGA Championship

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Local favorites Justin Rose and Paul Broadhurst are the first round leaders at the European PGA Tour's BMW PGA Championship at the Wentworth Club in Surrey, England, both posting six-under-par 66s. Another Brit, Simon Khan, is one shot back, as is world… more »

Poor draw set for PGA Tour's Crowne Plaza Invitational

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The PGA Tour stops today in Fort Worth, Texas, for the Crowne Plaza Invitational at the Colonial. Sigh. This used to be a real draw of a tournament. Apparently, no longer. This year, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and many other top golfers are sitting it o… more »

Sorenstam to return to LPGA Tour at Ginn Tribute Hosted by Annika

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Annika Sorenstam, who has been off the LPGA Tour with a back injury since April 1, will return to competition at the Ginn Tribute Hosted by Annika, held May 31-June 3 at RiverTowne Country Club in Charleston, S.C. … Sorenstam's agent, Mark Steinberg… more »

Michelle Wie accepts invite to play John Deere Classic

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Teen golfer Michelle Wie has accepted a sponsor's exemption to play in the PGA Tour's John Deere Classic on July 12-15 at TPC Deere Run. Coach David Leadbetter had recently come out and said that Wie would no longer play in mens' events, but it appear… more »

Women's tennis star Sharapova eyeing Aussie golfer Adam Scott

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Women's tennis star Maria Sharapova has the 'hots' for Australian golfer Adam Scott. On her Web site, Maxim's "Hottest Female Athlete" of the last four years listed Scott at No. 6 on her list of "Top Ten Dream Mixed-Doubles Partners" … Nick Flanagan… more »

Masters champ Zach Johnson wins AT&T Classic; Lorena Ochoa defends Sybase Classic title

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Masters champion Zach Johnson shot a final round 5-under-par 67 yesterday to win the AT&T Classic at the TPC Sugarloaf in Duluth, Ga. He defeated Ryuji Imada on the first playoff hole for his third PGA Tour victory, all of which have come in Georgia… more »

Georgia students still lead AT&T Classic; Harrington, Ochoa battle for wins

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Troy Matteson and Ryuji Imada continue to share the lead heading to the weekend at the AT&T Classic at YPC Sugarloaf in Duluth, Ga. Matteson and Imada, who both attended college in Georgia, are each at 13-under after shooting rounds of 69. Camillo Vi… more »

Matteson, Imada on top at AT&T Classic; Ochoa surges; Seve struggles

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Troy Matteson and Ryuji Imada - who both attended college in Georgia - share the lead heading to the weekend at the AT&T Classic. The two head to the third round at 10-under on the Greg Norman designed TPC Sugarloaf in Duluth, Ga. D.J. Brigman is on… more »
 
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