Archives for: June 2007

Michelle Wie withdraws from U.S. Women's Open

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After going six-over in her first nine holes of her second round, Michelle Wie withdrew from the U.S. Women's Open. WorldGolf.com's Brandon Tucker said Wie was getting her wrist checked out by doctors prior to her exit. Read more from Brandon Tucker a… more »

U.S. Women's Open slowed by rain; Furyk, Perry leaders at Buick Open; Tiger Woods loses a home to fire

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Rain suspended most the action at the U.S. Women's Open in Southern Pines, N.C. Brandon Tucker and Jennifer Mario report live from the big event. ... Kenny Perry shot a sizzling 63 to put himself in a three-way tie for the lead at 10-under at the Bu… more »

Park leads U.S. Women's Open, Mediate out in front at the Buick Open

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LPGA Tour Rookie Angela Park, 18, carded a 3-under-par-68 to reach the top of the leaderboard during an opening round Thursday of the U.S. Women's Open at Pine Needles, which was ultimately suspended due to weather. Afternoon thunderstorms delayed the co… more »

U.S. Women's Open kicks off; Out of Buick Open, Tiger, Mickelson to return to tour at AT&T National

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The U.S. Women's Open starts today at Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club in Southern Pines, N.C. Annika Sorenstam will try to defend her title in a field that includes world No. 1 Lorena Ochoa, Morgan Pressel, Karrie Webb and Michelle Wie … Meanwhil… more »

Golfer survives encounter with one-eyed alligator

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A man who lost his ball in a water hazard at the Lake Venice Golf Club yesterday was attacked by an alligator when trying to retrieve it. An 11-foot, one-eyed alligator grabbed the arm of Bruce Burger, 50, and pulled him into the water when the golfer re… more »

Champions Tour to follow PGA Tour's lead on drug testing policy

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Following signals by PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem that the tour is considering instituting a performance-enhancing drug testing program, Champions Tour President Rick George said yesterday that the over-50 circuit will follow the PGA's lead ... "… more »

Mahan wins Travelers Championship; Ochoa takes Wegmans LPGA title

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Hunter Mahan defeated Jay Williamson on the first playoff hole at the Travelers Championship yesterday for his first PGA Tour victory. Mahan finished second in the event last year … "Knowing that you can win and actually winning are two different th… more »

Williamson leads Travelers; Lorena Ochoa on top at Wegmans LPGA

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Jay Williamson, playing on a sponsor's exemption, has a one-shot lead heading into the final round of the Traveler's Championship, with Hunter Mahan in second. Second-round leader David Toms is two back, while Fred Funk is three off the pace at 8-under.… more »

Tiger Woods pulls out of Buick Open; Toms and Williamson lead Travelers; Duval skips British Open

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As General Motors announced that it intends to use Tiger Woods in more diverse ways than a Buick pitch man, the World's No. 1 golfer announced he'd be skipping next week's Buick Open to devote more time to his wife Elin, and newborn daughter, Sam Alexis.… more »

Mahan leads Travelers Championship; Kerr ahead at Wegmans LPGA

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Hunter Mahan shot an opening-round 62 yesterday to lead the Travelers Championship. Chris DiMarco is in second after carding a 6-under-par 64. Dimarco has been struggling with a shoulder injury all season and hasn't had a top-10 finish in 15 PGA starts more »

PGA Tour mulling drug testing policy; Daly withdraws from BMW International Open

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The PGA Tour has long said it doesn't need a performance-enhancing drug testing policy, yet there are indications one might well be on its way … "We don’t have a rule on performance-enhancing drugs," tour commissioner Tim Finchem said at the Trave… more »

Wie withdraws from John Deere Classic; Daly wins Telus World Skins

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Michelle Wie has pulled out of the PGA Tour John Deere Classic, saying she still hasn't fully recuperated from the wrist injury she initially sustained in February. The decision follows poor performances at the Ginn Tribute Hosted by Annika and the LPGA… more »

Tiger Woods' wife Elin gives birth to daughter

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Tiger Woods is a father. His wife Elin gave birth to a daughter, Sam Alexis Woods, early Monday morning, according to his Web site. "Both Elin and Sam are doing well and resting peacefully," Woods wrote. "We want to thank our doctors and the hospital… more »

Phil Mickelson off PGA Tour for two weeks with injury; Daly leads skins event

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The wrist injury that Phil Mickelson agitated chipping from the rough at the Oakmont Country Club will keep him out of this week's Travelers Championship. A doctor told Mickelson not to play for at least two weeks. Mickelson did not make the cut at last… more »

Cabrera tames Oakmont for U.S. Open title; Suneson wins Saint-Omer Open

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Angel Cabrera held off Tiger Woods and Jim Furyk yesterday to win the 107th U.S. Open. The 37-year-old journeyman Argentine shot a final round one-under 69. Cabrera was the only player to finish with two rounds under par at Oakmont, a course that has rec… more »
 
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