Archives for: May 2008

Michelle Wie in seventh at Ladies German Open; Goggin leads the Memorial

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Michelle Wie is in seventh place at the Ladies German Open after shooting an opening round 4-under-par 68 yesterday. She trails the leader, Nina Reis of Sweden, by four strokes … "I felt l was a little bit Rusty," Wie told reporters after her round.… more »

Lorena Ochoa withdraws from Ginn Tribute; Els to play in the Memorial

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Lorena Ochoa has withdrawn from the Ginn Tribute Hosted by Annika to spend time with her sick uncle. The No. 1-ranked women's golfer has returned to Mexico, replaced in the field by Eva Dahllof … "I am very sorry to have to withdraw … But my uncle… more »

Phil Mickelson hits clutch shot to win Crowne Plaza Invitational

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Phil Mickelson shot a 2-under-par 68 yesterday to win the Crowne Plaza Invitational. He finished with a nine-foot birdie putt for the victory, but it was the previous shot – a 140-yard wedge from heavy rough – that defined the tournament for "Lefty."… more »

Imada wins AT&T Classic; Ochoa tops at Sybase Classic

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Ryuji Imada won the AT&T Classic Sunday after Kenny Perry found the water on the 73rd hole. This is the first PGA Tour victory for Imada, who lost the same tournament in a playoff last year with Zach Johnson … Lorena Ochoa shot a 1-under 71 yest… more »

Annika Sorenstam to retire at season's end

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Annika Sorenstam said Tuesday she is retiring from professional golf at the end of this season. The 37-year-old Swede, who said she'd been thinking about retiring "for a while," has won 72 LPGA Tour titles in her career. The Dubai Ladies Masters will be… more »

Sergio Garcia wins The Players; Annika Sorenstam tops at Michelob Ultra Open

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Sergio Garcia won The Players Championship in a playoff with Paul Goydos this weekend for the biggest win of his career. The win is particularly special to Garcia after his playoff loss last summer in the British Open … "It feels like a major, and i… more »

Sergio Garcia leads The Players; Michelle Wie struggles at Michelob Ultra Open

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Sergio Garcia shot a 6-under-par 66 yesterday to take a two-stroke lead at The Players Championship. The 28-year-old Spaniard is going for his first win in three years … "I'm just looking forward to keep doing the same things – keep hitting the ba… more »

Anthony Kim wins Wachovia Championship; Creamer bests field at SemGroup Championship

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Anthony Kim finished with a 3-under-par 69 at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C., for a five-shot win over Ben Curtis at the Wachovia Championship Sunday. Defending champion Tiger Woods wasn't in the field, still recovering from knee surgery, but Kim c… more »