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  • Wie ends 4-year title drought MB - 8 hours ago

    Kapolei, United States — American Michelle Wie won her first LPGA title since 2010 on Saturday, firing five-under par 67 for a two-shot victory in the Lotte Championship. … More »Wie ends 4-year title drought

    Kapolei, United States — American Michelle Wie won her first LPGA title since 2010 on Saturday, firing five-under par 67 for a two-shot victory in the Lotte Championship. Wie had six birdies, and not even a bogey at the final hole at her home course, Ko Olina, could dim her joy at her third career LPGA crown. “It feels …

  • Japanese amateur golfer Minami Katsu, 15, holds the Vantelin Ladies Open cup in Kumamoto, western Japan, on April 20, 2014
    Katsu becomes youngest Japan LPGA winner at 15 AFP News - 14 hours ago

    Schoolgirl Minami Katsu became the youngest winner on Japan's women's golf tour Sunday at the age of 15 years and 293 days. Going out one stroke off the pace, the amateur … More »Katsu becomes youngest Japan LPGA winner at 15

    Japanese amateur golfer Minami Katsu, 15, holds the Vantelin Ladies Open cup in Kumamoto, western Japan, on April 20, 2014

    Schoolgirl Minami Katsu became the youngest winner on Japan's women's golf tour Sunday at the age of 15 years and 293 days. Going out one stroke off the pace, the amateur player rolled in five birdies against one bogey for a round of 68 to win the Japan LPGA Vantelin Ladies Open with a total of 11-under-par 205 in the …

  • Minami Katsu hits out of a bunker on the 18th hole during the Vantelin Ladies Open golf tournament at Kumamoto Airport Country Club in Kumamoto, southwestern Japan, Sunday, April 20, 2014. Katsu, a 15-year-old Japanese high school student, won the tournament to become the youngest winner in the history of the Japan LPGA tour. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, CREDIT MANDATORY
    Youngest winner on Japan women's tour at age 15 Associated Press - 15 hours ago

    TOKYO (AP) — Japanese 15-year-old Minami Katsu became the youngest winner in the history of the Japan LPGA tour by shooting a 4-under 68 on Sunday to take out the Vantelin … More »Youngest winner on Japan women's tour at age 15

    Minami Katsu hits out of a bunker on the 18th hole during the Vantelin Ladies Open golf tournament at Kumamoto Airport Country Club in Kumamoto, southwestern Japan, Sunday, April 20, 2014. Katsu, a 15-year-old Japanese high school student, won the tournament to become the youngest winner in the history of the Japan LPGA tour. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, CREDIT MANDATORY

    TOKYO (AP) — Japanese 15-year-old Minami Katsu became the youngest winner in the history of the Japan LPGA tour by shooting a 4-under 68 on Sunday to take out the Vantelin Ladies Open.

  • Michelle Wie is congratulated by fellow golfers on the 18th green after winning the LPGA LOTTE Championship Presented by J Golf on April 19, 2014 in Kapolei, Hawaii
    Wie's win snaps LPGA title drought AFP News - 17 hours ago

    American Michelle Wie won her first LPGA title since 2010, firing five-under par 67 for a two-shot victory in the Lotte Championship. Wie had six birdies, and not even … More »Wie's win snaps LPGA title drought

    Michelle Wie is congratulated by fellow golfers on the 18th green after winning the LPGA LOTTE Championship Presented by J Golf on April 19, 2014 in Kapolei, Hawaii

    American Michelle Wie won her first LPGA title since 2010, firing five-under par 67 for a two-shot victory in the Lotte Championship. Wie had six birdies, and not even a three-putt bogey at the final hole at her home course, Ko Olina, could dim her joy at her third career LPGA crown. Wie's other two LPGA titles also came …

  • Michelle Wie reacts to winning the 2014 LPGA LOTTE Championship golf tournament on the 18th green at Ko Olina Golf Club, Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Kapolei, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)
    Wie shoots 67, wins LPGA LOTTE Championship Associated Press - 18 hours ago

    KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Michelle Wie rallied from four strokes back entering the day to shoot a 5-under 67 on Saturday and win the LPGA LOTTE Championship. More »Wie shoots 67, wins LPGA LOTTE Championship

    Michelle Wie reacts to winning the 2014 LPGA LOTTE Championship golf tournament on the 18th green at Ko Olina Golf Club, Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Kapolei, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)

    KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Michelle Wie rallied from four strokes back entering the day to shoot a 5-under 67 on Saturday and win the LPGA LOTTE Championship.

  • Luke Donald of England acknowledges the gallery as Scott Langley looks on, on the 17th green during the third round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links on April 19, 2014 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
    England's Donald takes two-stroke Heritage lead AFP News - 22 hours ago

    England's Luke Donald fired a five-under par 66 to take a two-shot lead after three rounds of the US PGA Tour's Heritage. Donald went into the round with a share of … More »England's Donald takes two-stroke Heritage lead

    Luke Donald of England acknowledges the gallery as Scott Langley looks on, on the 17th green during the third round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links on April 19, 2014 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

    England's Luke Donald fired a five-under par 66 to take a two-shot lead after three rounds of the US PGA Tour's Heritage. Donald went into the round with a share of fourth place behind the leading trio of K.J. Choi, Jim Furyk and Ben Martin, who topped the leaderboard after the storm-disrupted second round was completed …

  • Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts after losing a point against Roger Federer of Switzerland, during their semifinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament, in Monaco, Saturday, April, 19, 2014. Federer won 7-6, 6-2. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
    Federer beats injured Djokovic to reach final Associated Press - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    MONACO (AP) — Roger Federer ousted defending Monte Carlo Masters champion Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-2 Saturday, and the second-ranked Serb said he plans to take a break to … More »Federer beats injured Djokovic to reach final

    Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts after losing a point against Roger Federer of Switzerland, during their semifinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament, in Monaco, Saturday, April, 19, 2014. Federer won 7-6, 6-2. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

    MONACO (AP) — Roger Federer ousted defending Monte Carlo Masters champion Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-2 Saturday, and the second-ranked Serb said he plans to take a break to let his injured wrist heal.

  • Jimenez up Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Duluth, Georgia — After shooting a course record in his first round on the Champions Tour, Miguel Angel Jimenez proclaimed “I love it!” and then departed in search of … More »Jimenez up

    Duluth, Georgia — After shooting a course record in his first round on the Champions Tour, Miguel Angel Jimenez proclaimed “I love it!” and then departed in search of his usual post-round refreshments. Avoiding a post-Masters letdown, Jimenez had an eagle and five birdies in his 65 on Friday to lead the cold, soggy Greater …

  • Nadal falls MB - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Monte Carlo, Monaco — Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal slumped to a shock Monte Carlo Masters quarter-final defeat to compatriot David Ferrer on Friday while Roger Federer … More »Nadal falls

    Monte Carlo, Monaco — Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal slumped to a shock Monte Carlo Masters quarter-final defeat to compatriot David Ferrer on Friday while Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic struggled into a semi-final showdown. Ferrer claimed a famous 7-6 (1), 6-4 win to hand the top seed only his third loss in the principality …

  • P650,000 payday for champ MB - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    A whopping P3.5 million purse, including the top P650,000 prize, will be up for grabs when the ICTSI Sherwood Hills Classic fires off April 23 at Sherwood Hills Golf … More »P650,000 payday for champ

    A whopping P3.5 million purse, including the top P650,000 prize, will be up for grabs when the ICTSI Sherwood Hills Classic fires off April 23 at Sherwood Hills Golf Club in Dasmarinas, Cavite, making it the richest leg in the six-year history of the ICTSI Philippine Golf Tour. The Sherwood leg is actually the first of …

  • Lascuna tumbles MB - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Antonio Lascuna suffered a big meltdown as he shot a 5-over 77 to stumble from a share of second place to a joint tie for 23rd after three rounds of the Maybank Malaysian … More »Lascuna tumbles

    Antonio Lascuna suffered a big meltdown as he shot a 5-over 77 to stumble from a share of second place to a joint tie for 23rd after three rounds of the Maybank Malaysian Open at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club. After trailing by two shots over leader Lee Westwood at the halfway point, Lascuna went on a freefall …

  • Switzerland's Roger Federer reacts during his Monte-Carlo ATP Masters Series Tournament tennis match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic on April 19, 2014 in Monaco
    Federer, Wawrinka into all-Swiss Monte Carlo final AFP News - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka eased into the Monte Carlo Masters final on Saturday, setting up the first all-Swiss title showdown in 14 years. Federer, who has … More »Federer, Wawrinka into all-Swiss Monte Carlo final

    Switzerland's Roger Federer reacts during his Monte-Carlo ATP Masters Series Tournament tennis match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic on April 19, 2014 in Monaco

    Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka eased into the Monte Carlo Masters final on Saturday, setting up the first all-Swiss title showdown in 14 years. Federer, who has never won the trophy in the principality, beat Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-2 as the defending champion and world number two struggled with a right wrist injury …

  • Roger Federer of Switzerland returns the ball to Novak Djokovic of Serbia, during their semifinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Saturday, April, 19, 2014. Federer won 7-6, 6-2. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
    Federer beats Djokovic to reach Monte Carlo final Associated Press - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    MONACO (AP) — Roger Federer will try to win the Monte Carlo Masters for the first time and Stanislas Wawrinka his first Masters title anywhere when they meet in an all-Swiss … More »Federer beats Djokovic to reach Monte Carlo final

    Roger Federer of Switzerland returns the ball to Novak Djokovic of Serbia, during their semifinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Saturday, April, 19, 2014. Federer won 7-6, 6-2. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

    MONACO (AP) — Roger Federer will try to win the Monte Carlo Masters for the first time and Stanislas Wawrinka his first Masters title anywhere when they meet in an all-Swiss final on Sunday.

  • Ben Martin at the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, on April 19, 2014
    Furyk, Martin match Choi for PGA Heritage lead AFP News - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Americans Jim Furyk and Ben Martin matched South Korea's K.J. Choi for the lead on Saturday after the conclusion of the storm-halted second round of the $5.8 million … More »Furyk, Martin match Choi for PGA Heritage lead

    Ben Martin at the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, on April 19, 2014

    Americans Jim Furyk and Ben Martin matched South Korea's K.J. Choi for the lead on Saturday after the conclusion of the storm-halted second round of the $5.8 million US PGA Heritage tournament.

  • Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland, celebrates as he defeated David Ferrer of Spain during their semifinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Saturday, April 19, 2014. Wawrinka won 6-1 7-6. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
    Wawrinka beats Ferrer to reach Monte Carlo final Associated Press - Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    MONACO (AP) — Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka reached the Monte Carlo Masters final after beating Spaniard David Ferrer 6-1, 7-6 (3) on Saturday to set up … More »Wawrinka beats Ferrer to reach Monte Carlo final

    Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland, celebrates as he defeated David Ferrer of Spain during their semifinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Saturday, April 19, 2014. Wawrinka won 6-1 7-6. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

    MONACO (AP) — Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka reached the Monte Carlo Masters final after beating Spaniard David Ferrer 6-1, 7-6 (3) on Saturday to set up a possible all-Swiss decider against Roger Federer.

  • Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka returns Spain's David Ferrer, who he beats 6-1, 7-6 (7/3), on April 19, 2014 during their Monte-Carlo ATP Masters Series Tournament tennis match in Monaco
    Wawrinka outclasses Ferrer, into first Monte Carlo Masters final AFP News - Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    Stanislas Wawrinka made it into his first ever Monte Carlo Masters final with a 6-1, 7-6 (7/3) semi-final win over David Ferrer on Saturday. More »Wawrinka outclasses Ferrer, into first Monte Carlo Masters final

    Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka returns Spain's David Ferrer, who he beats 6-1, 7-6 (7/3), on April 19, 2014 during their Monte-Carlo ATP Masters Series Tournament tennis match in Monaco

    Stanislas Wawrinka made it into his first ever Monte Carlo Masters final with a 6-1, 7-6 (7/3) semi-final win over David Ferrer on Saturday.

  • Angela Stanford discusses her second shot on the 13th hole with caddie Jeremy Young during the third round of the LPGA LOTTE Championship Presented by J Golf on April 18, 2014 in Kapolei, Hawaii
    Stanford seizes command at LPGA Hawaii event AFP News - Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    Angela Stanford, seeking her sixth career victory, fired a five-under par 67 to seize a four-stroke lead after the third round of the $1.7 million US LPGA Lotte Championship. … More »Stanford seizes command at LPGA Hawaii event

    Angela Stanford discusses her second shot on the 13th hole with caddie Jeremy Young during the third round of the LPGA LOTTE Championship Presented by J Golf on April 18, 2014 in Kapolei, Hawaii

    Angela Stanford, seeking her sixth career victory, fired a five-under par 67 to seize a four-stroke lead after the third round of the $1.7 million US LPGA Lotte Championship. The veteran US player stood on 13-under par 203 after 54 holes with South Korean Kim Hyo-Joo and home-state hero Michelle Wie sharing second on 207. …

  • K.J. Choi of Korea hits a tee shot on the 11th hole during the second round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links on April 18, 2014 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
    Choi grabs lead at storm-hit PGA Heritage AFP News - Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    South Korea's K.J. Choi fired a four-under par 67 to seize a one stroke lead in the clubhouse before heavy rain halted play Friday at the US PGA Heritage tournament. … More »Choi grabs lead at storm-hit PGA Heritage

    K.J. Choi of Korea hits a tee shot on the 11th hole during the second round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links on April 18, 2014 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

    South Korea's K.J. Choi fired a four-under par 67 to seize a one stroke lead in the clubhouse before heavy rain halted play Friday at the US PGA Heritage tournament. It's pretty bad out there," tour competition vice president Slugger White said. Australia's Robert Allenby, who had a birdie-birdie start, was second on …

  • Rafael Nadal reacts during his shock 7-6 (7/1), 6-4 defeat by David Ferrer on April 18, 2014 at the Monte-Carlo ATP Masters Series Tournament
    Nadal crashes in Monte Carlo, Federer faces Djokovic AFP News - Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal slumped to a shock Monte Carlo Masters quarter-final defeat to compatriot David Ferrer on Friday while Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic … More »Nadal crashes in Monte Carlo, Federer faces Djokovic

    Rafael Nadal reacts during his shock 7-6 (7/1), 6-4 defeat by David Ferrer on April 18, 2014 at the Monte-Carlo ATP Masters Series Tournament

    Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal slumped to a shock Monte Carlo Masters quarter-final defeat to compatriot David Ferrer on Friday while Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic struggled into a semi-final showdown. Ferrer claimed a famous 7-6 (7/1), 6-4 win to hand the top seed only his third loss in the principality just a day …

  • Djokovic, Nadal gain quarters MB - Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    Monaco — Defending champion Novak Djokovic raced into the Monte Carlo Masters quarterfinals in dispatching Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain, 6-0, 6-1, in 47 minutes on Thursday. … More »Djokovic, Nadal gain quarters

    Monaco — Defending champion Novak Djokovic raced into the Monte Carlo Masters quarterfinals in dispatching Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain, 6-0, 6-1, in 47 minutes on Thursday. Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal also had little trouble, beating Italian Andreas Seppi, 6-1, 6-3, while fourth-seeded Roger Federer shook off a slow …