Archives for: February 2008

Luke Donald shoots 64 to lead Honda Classic; Ochoa ahead at HSBC

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Luke Donald shot a 64 yesterday to take the first round lead at the Honda Classic. His bogey-free round at PGA National puts him ahead of Brian Davis by one stroke. Donald won the Honda Classic two years ago at nearby Mirasol … Lorena Ochoa has star… more »

Ochoa leads HSBC in Singapore; Indian caddie in front at Johnnie Walker

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So far so good for Lorena Ochoa. The top-ranked LPGA golfer kicked off her 2008 season with six birdies at the inaugural $2 million HSBC Women's Champions tournament in Singapore on Thursday. Ochoa shot six birdies and took a one-stroke lead. Ochoa… more »

Norman puts aside differences with the PGA Tour, agrees to captain Presidents Cup

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Greg Norman is letting bygones be bygones with the PGA Tour, agreeing this week to be captain of the International team at the Presidents Cup. Norman joins Fred Couples as the first captains who have competed in the matches. Norman has butted heads wi… more »

Appleby sends Mickelson packing at Match Play; Wie five back at Fields Open

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Phil Mickelson is out of the WGC Accenture Match Play Championship after losing to Stuart Appleby of Australia yesterday. Appleby carded nine birdies to defeat Mickelson 2 and 1, preventing a much wished for final showdown between Mickelson and Tiger Woo… more »

Tiger beats Holmes in match play; Michelle Wie: wrist will never be 100 percent

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Tiger Woods made a late comeback in the first match of the Accenture Match Play Championship yesterday to defeat J.B. Holmes. Woods carded three straight birdies and an eagle on the 17th to pull ahead by a stroke with one hole left to play. Holmes missed… more »

Mickelson wins Northern Trust Open; Sorenstam takes SBS Open title

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Phil Mickelson shot a final round 1-under-par 70 yesterday to win the Northern Trust Open. The two-shot win over Jeff Quinney earned Mickelson the 33rd victory of his career. Mickelson first played at Riviera when he was 17, as an amateur … "The fac… more »

K.J. Choi first round leader at Northern Trust Open; Kuehne ahead at SBS Open

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K.J. Choi shot a 6-under-par 65 yesterday to take the first round lead at the Northern Trust Open. Choi, who's one shot ahead of Kevin Na, is looking to become the first multiple winner of the 2008 PGA Tour season … Meanwhile, Kelli Kuehne is ahead… more »

Tiger likely to face Kim in WGC-Accenture opening round

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As long as no one else withdraws from the event, Tiger Woods will play American Anthony Kim in the first round of next week's WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship in Tucson, Ariz. The top 64 players in the world qualify for the competition, but Ernie El… more »

Steve Lowery defeats Singh at AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

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Steve Lowery won his first PGA Tour event in more than seven years Sunday at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. The 47 year old defeated Vijay Singh on the first playoff hole to become the oldest golfer to win the event. Lowery closed with a 4-un… more »

Kent Jones leads AT&T Pebble Beach, Mickelson shoots 71

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Kent Jones leads the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am after having shot a 6-under-par 66 yesterday on arguably America's most famous golf course. Phil Mickelson finished with a 71, and Greg Norman, playing in his first PGA Tour event in more than a… more »

Tiger Woods wins Dubai Desert Classic; Holmes slays Mickelson at FBR Open

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Tiger Woods overcame a four-shot deficit going into the final round of the Dubai Desert Classic to win the event by a stroke over Ernie Els yesterday. Woods finished at 14-under-par and is two-for-two this year following his command eight-stroke victory… more »

Tiger Woods leads in Dubai; Warren, Sutherland on top at FBR Open

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Tiger Woods is back on top of the leaderboard at the Dubai Desert Classic. Woods, who won last week's Buick Invitational, shot an opening round 7-under-par 65 yesterday to go two up on the field in Dubai. Eleven players are tied for second … "I play… more »