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Zanotti Wins BMW International Open in Playoff

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 June 2014 15:54 Sunday, 29 June 2014 15:30

Fabrizio Zanotti

Canadian Press

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Fabrizio Zanotti won a four-way playoff to take the BMW International Open title and become the first player from Paraguay to win on the European Tour.

Zanotti won when No. 2-ranked Henrik Stenson conceded after failing to make a bunker shot on the fifth playoff hole. Gregory Havret of France and Rafa Cabrera-Bello of Spain went out on the second and fourth, respectively.

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Woods Says He’s Ahead Of Schedule And Without Pain

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2014 11:42 Wednesday, 25 June 2014 11:36

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BETHESDA, Md. – Tiger Woods says he is without pain for the first time in two years as he embarks on his latest comeback.
 
Nearly three months after having back surgery to alleviate a pinched nerve, Woods returns to competition this week in the Quicken Loans National at Congressional.

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Tom Lehman Wins Champion Tour Event

Last Updated on Monday, 23 June 2014 04:20 Monday, 23 June 2014 04:16

Tom Lehman

Canadian Press

Tim Cronin (AP)

GLENVIEW, Illinois — After struggling with his putting much of the round, Tom Lehman made a 12-foot birdie putt on the final hole to win the Champions Tour's Encompass Championship.

The 55-year-old Lehman closed with a 2-under 70 at North Shore and had a 15-under 201 total for his eighth senior title and first since 2012. He rebounded from bogeys on Nos. 13 and 14 — his only dropped strokes of the week — with birdies on Nos. 15 and 16, parred the par-3 17th and won on the par-4 18th.

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Kevin Streelman Wins Travelers Championship

Last Updated on Monday, 23 June 2014 04:33 Monday, 23 June 2014 04:07

Kevin Streelman

Canadian Press

Neill Ostrout (AP)

CROMWELL, Connecticut — As much as Kevin Streelman enjoys the back nine at TPC River Highlands,, even he didn't think he what he accomplished Sunday was possible.

Streelman birdied the last seven holes to win the Travelers Championship by a stroke, shooting his second straight 6-under 64 to finish at 15-under 265.

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Nicole Vandermade Wins Symetra Tour Event

Last Updated on Monday, 23 June 2014 04:02 Monday, 23 June 2014 03:35

Nicole Vandermade

Canadian Press

SOUTH BEND, Indiana (AP) — Canada’s Nicole Vandermade won the Four Winds Invitational for her first Symetra Tour title, closing with a 4-under 68 for a one-stroke victory.

Vandermade, from Brantford, Ont., had a 12-under 204 total at Blackthorn Golf Club. The 24-year-old former University of Texas player and Team Canada member earned $22,500 to jump from 90th to eighth on the money list with $26,278, with the final top 10 earning 2015 LPGA Tour cards.

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