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Martin Kaymer 2011 HSBC Champion

 

Shanghai, China - Martin Kaymer regained his 2010 form just in time to shoot a back nine 29, and a

-20 total to win the HSBC Champoinship at Sheshan Golf Club.Kaymer's 63 was enough for a three

shot victory over Fredrik Jacobson.Graeme McDowell bounced back from his atrocious final round last

week to shoot 67 Sunday, good enough for a third place finish (-16).

 

Kaymer was candid about his play,"The way I have been practicing and playing I deserved to win,"

"From the moment I holed a bunker shot at the seventh, I didn't miss a lot of golf shots." 

In response to being #1 earlier in the year,"A lot of people don't realize what it takes to be #1 at

the age of 26. I was simply not used to being in the spotlight."

 

When asked about dealing with being #1 in the future, and if he'll know how to handle it: "For sure, 

but as long as that little English one (Luke Donald) is up there, it's going to be difficult to reach that

top spot again. Luke deserves to be the No. 1."

 

 

Scores : http://www.hsbcgolf.com/leaderboard

 

The tie for fourth (-15) moved Rory McIlroy to #2 in the World Rankings.

 

 

 
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 Rory is 2 million dollars richer after winning in Shanghai

 

Shanghai - At the Shanghai Masters, Rory McIlroy (72) outdueled

Anthony Kim (69) in a playoff to win the richest purse in golf.Kim pulled 

the 4 foot putt that he needed to survive to the next hole, McIlroy made

his tap in for his second title this season.

 

"It's something that I feel like I can still get better at is winning and putting

yourself in the position to win when you're not playing your best," McIlroy

said."Even if it's scrappy golf where you grind it out, you're going to win a lot

more tournaments by doing that rather than playing your best golf the whole

week. I was very happy I was able to pull this one out."

 

The victory comes on the heels of the world #3 leaving the management

company ISM and agent Andrew "Chubby"Chandler for the Irish company

Horizon Sports fronted by Conor Ridge.Horizon also manages fellow Irishman

Graeme McDowell, and McIlroy's girlfriend and world #1 Tennis player,

Christine Wozniacki.

 

Scores:http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/oct/30/shanghai-masters-scores/?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS

 

 

 

Sergio Garcia celebrates making his putt on the 16th sunday at Valderrama

 

Sotogrande, Spain - Sergio Garcia shot 71 (-6) Sunday holding off

countryman Miguel Angel Jimenez (70) for his first back to back victory

of his career at the Andalucia Masters.

 

"It's very, very special. Valderrama ... I have so much history here and

unfortunately it wasn't as good as this until now," said Garcia

 

Garcia has vaulted to seventh in the Race to Dubai standings.

 

Scores:http://www.europeantour.com/europeantour/season=2011/tournamentid=2011079/leaderboard/index.html

 

 

 

 
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Mickey, a guy named Donald, and duck by the same name celebrate at Disney

 

Orlando, Florida - At the Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals Classic, Luke Donald blitzed the field to show why he IS the #1 player in the world.At Disney's Magnolia course on the final day of the PGA Tour Season, Donald ran off six birdies in a row (back nine 30) to shoot 64 (-17) and take the money title from Webb Simpson who shot 69 and finished in a tie for sixth at -13.

The victory was Donalds second of the year (Accenture Match Play), and most likely assures that he will be the 2011 Player of the Year.

Justin Leonard finished second at -15.Third round leader Kevin Chappel shot 72 and finished T3 at -14.

Bill Lunde who missed the cut, won the 1 million dollar Kodak Challenge.

 

Final scores: http://www.pgatour.com/r/leaderboard/

 

 

Sergio celebrates once again

 

Castellon, Valencia Spain - Sergio Garcia just flat out dominated the field in his homeland finishing at -27, shooting a final round 63 and winning by 11 strokes (the third largest victory in European Tour history).He dedicated the victory to Seve Ballesteros"That was for Seve," said Garcia,

"I would like to thank not only my family and friends, but also my sponsors, everyone that's around me, for supporting me through two tough years.They have stuck with me and believed in me and I'm happy to be able to pay them back with this victory".

"At the beginning of the week there's always a little extra pressure because you want to do well in front of your home fans and on your home course, but I felt really good and it showed. Hopefully I can keep moving forward, but there are still some things I can improve on."

Full Leaderboard :

http://www.europeantour.com/europeantour/season=2011/tournamentid=2011077/leaderboard/index.html?showLeaderboard=Y

 

Taiwan - Yani Tseng won the seventh time on the LPGA Tour this season (12th for her career).Yani shot 66 in the final round for a 5 stroke victory (-16) over Azahara Munoz and Amy Lang who finished -11.

She donated $100,000 of her winnings to Taiwan Golf.

 

Scores:            http://www.lpgascoring.com/public/Leaderboard.aspx

 

 

 


 
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2011 McGladrey Classic Champion - Ben Crane

 

St.Simons, Georgia - After being tied in regulation at The McGladrey

Classic, Webb Simpson (who shot 66 Sunday) and Ben Crane (63)

went extra holes.On the second playoff hole Crane made a 6 footer

for par, while Simpson missed his par putt from inside 5 feet giving Crane

the win..

It was Crane's fourth PGA Tour victory, but the runner up finish put

Webb Simpson atop the money list with one event remaining.

Third round leader Michael Thompson shot 69, and finished solo third.

Final scores: http://www.pgatour.com/r/leaderboard/

 

 

In his 3rd professional start, Tom Lewis captured his 1st victory

 

Vilamoura, Portugal Tom Lewis shot 65 on Sunday at the Portugal Masters,

to become the 1st sponsors invite to win on the European Tour since Matteo

Manessero at the 2010 Castello Masters.Lewis finished at -21, two strokes clear

of Rafael Cabrera-Bello and three clear of Gregory Havret.

 

Full field scores:

http://www.europeantour.com/europeantour/season=2011/tournamentid=2011075/leaderboard/index.html

 

 

 


 
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