National: Canadian Press

Joost Luiten Wins KLM Open in Playoff with Jimenez

Last Updated on Sunday, 15 September 2013 22:58 Sunday, 15 September 2013 22:49

Joost Luiten

Canadian Press

ZANDVOORT, Netherlands (AP) — Joost Luiten beat Miguel Angel Jimenez on the first playoff hole to win the KLM Open for his second European Tour title of the year.

Luiten became the first Dutch winner of his country's national open since Maarten Lafeber in 2003 and the first Dutchman to win twice in a season on the European Tour. He also won the Lyoness Open in Austria in June.



Woods Doesn’t Think He Deserved 2-shot Penalty

Last Updated on Sunday, 15 September 2013 22:45 Sunday, 15 September 2013 22:24

Tiger Woods

Canadian Press

Doug Ferguson

LAKE FOREST, Illinois (AP) — Even after watching video evidence, Tiger Woods still doesn't think he deserved a two-shot penalty at the BMW Championship.

Woods was docked two shots at the end of his second round when his ball moved ever so slightly behind the first green. Video from a camera man hired by PGA Tour Entertainment showed the golf ball dip down as Woods was removing a twig before playing a shot from the trees.

Woods argued that it only oscillated, returning to its original position. The chief rules official at the PGA Tour determined otherwise.



Pettersen Tops Teen Ko to Win Evian Championship

Last Updated on Sunday, 15 September 2013 22:07 Sunday, 15 September 2013 21:55

Suzann Pettersen

Canadian Press

Jerome Pugmire

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Suzann Pettersen barely had time to hug her caddie before the Champagne started flowing in her direction.

In the first women's major played in Europe, Pettersen beat teenage star Lydia Ko of New Zealand by two shots to win the Evian Championship on Sunday and clinch the second major title of her career.



Rain Keeps Leaders Away at BMW Championship

Last Updated on Sunday, 15 September 2013 20:43 Sunday, 15 September 2013 20:09

David Lynn

Canadian Press

Doug Ferguson

LAKE FOREST, Illinois (AP) — Jim Furyk will have to wait one more day to try to end three years without a PGA Tour victory.

The final round of the BMW Championship was suspended Sunday because of steady rain that left too much water on Conway Farms. Furyk, who has a one-shot lead over Steve Stricker, was still about two hours away from even teeing off.



Furyk Becomes Sixth Player to Shoot 59 on PGA Tour

Last Updated on Saturday, 14 September 2013 00:46 Saturday, 14 September 2013 00:41


Canadian Press

Doug Ferguson

LAKE FOREST, Illinois (AP) — Jim Furyk crouched to study the 3 feet of green between his ball and the cup, a short distance with such large implications.

He thought back to a similar putt — slightly downhill, sliding to the right — that he made the last time he won a tournament three long years ago. That one at the Tour Championship was worth $10 million. Friday at the BMW Championship, it was for a piece of golf history.

Furyk capped off a magical day at Conway Farms with a birdie on his last hole to become the sixth player in PGA Tour history to shoot 59.

And with a bogey on his card, no less.



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