Golf News / April 2007

Cavalleri captures first LPGA crown at Corona Championship

Mon April 30, 2007, 04:46 AM

Silvia Cavalleri denied Lorena Ochoa her chance to celebrate her new world No. 1 status with a victory Sunday, the Italian capturing her own first LPGA title at the Corona Championship. Italy's Cavalleri shot a 7-under-par 66 to…

Schwartzel beats Randhawa to win Spanish Open

Sun April 29, 2007, 05:36 PM

South Africa's Charl Schwartzel captured his second European title when he won the Spanish Open on Sunday. Schwartzel finished on a 16-under-par total of 272 to take the 450,000 dollars first prize, a 15-foot eagle putt on the…

Indian golfer Ghei wins Pine Valley Beijing Open

Sun April 29, 2007, 01:36 PM

India's Gaurav Ghei secured a two-stroke victory in a thrilling final round at the Pine Valley Beijing Open on Sunday. Starting the day tied for the lead with three others, Ghei fired a blemish-free three-under-par 69 with three…

Ochoa seizes share of LPGA lead

Sun April 29, 2007, 04:09 AM

Lorena Ochoa, newly installed as the world No. 1 of women's golf, worked her way into a share of the lead Saturday in the 1.3 million-dollar Corona Championship. "Today I started with a birdie and had another birdie on the…

Donald hangs onto lead of Byron Nelson golf championship

Sun April 29, 2007, 03:35 AM

England's Luke Donald maintained his one-shot lead in the 6.3 million-dollar Byron Nelson Championship on Saturday with a three-under 67 in the third round. Donald shrugged off a slow start, picking up three strokes on the back…

PGA players still steamed by Mickelson's pro-am pass

Sun April 29, 2007, 02:19 AM

Former US PGA Champion Shaun Micheel was the latest player to condemn the PGA Tour's decision to let Phil Mickelson play in the Byron Nelson Championship despite missing the pro-am. "I would say 100 percent of the players,…

Dyson in contention as weather batters Spanish Open

Sat April 28, 2007, 09:51 PM

England's Simon Dyson kept his nerve to move into contention for a third European Tour title after the third round of the weather-affected Spanish Open on Saturday. Dyson, 29, birdied three of his first five holes to move to…

Strange looking quartet lead in Beijing golf open

Sat April 28, 2007, 01:29 PM

The maiden Pine Valley Beijing Open was set for a thrilling finish with four players tied for the lead after Saturday's third round on Saturday. India's Gaurav Ghei, Adam Blyth and Scott Strange of Australia and Thai rookie…

Mickelson's inclusion sparks storm of protest

Fri April 27, 2007, 02:56 AM

Australian Robert Allenby blasted the PGA Tour Thursday for permitting Phil Mickelson to play in the Byron Nelson Championship after he missed Wednesday's mandatory pro-am event. Allenby and others are upset not so much with…

Begay defies rain in Spain to take two-stroke lead

Thu April 26, 2007, 09:24 PM

American Notah Begay defied the weather and an unfamiliar course to lead the Spanish Open after a four under-par 68 in Thursday's first round. Begay, a former college friend of Tiger Woods, leads Paul McGinley and Spaniards…

Mickelson misses pro-am but gets a pass from US PGA Tour

Thu April 26, 2007, 06:04 PM

Phil Mickelson missed the Byron Nelson pro-am Wednesday, but won't be booted out of the 6.3 million-dollar tournament that starts on Thursday. PGA Tour rules state that a player missing a pro-am is automatically disqualified…

US golfer Daly two off pace in Beijing

Thu April 26, 2007, 11:24 AM

Indian stalwart Gaurav Ghei grabbed the first-round lead after a solid seven-under-par 65 with American star John Daly lurking two strokes back at the Pine Valley Beijing Open on Thursday. Ghei, a two-time winner in Asia, took…

Newly minted No. 1 Ochoa to defend her golf title before home fans

Thu April 26, 2007, 12:35 AM

Lorena Ochoa, newly installed as the world No. 1 of women's golf, will try to add another line to her ever more impressive resume when she defends her title in the Corona Championship this week. The Mexican star is sure to be…

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