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Teenager Oh Wins Australian Masters with 4 Closing Birdies

Last Updated on Sunday, 15 February 2015 19:46 Sunday, 15 February 2015 19:40

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GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — South Korean-born Australian teenager Su Oh shot a 4-under 69 to win the Australian Ladies Masters by three strokes in only her second start as a professional.

Oh, the co-leader after the first round, finished with a 7-under total of 285 on the Royal Pines resort course, making birdies on her final four holes.

Katherine Kirk of Australia and Florentyna Parker each shot 69s while Parker’s English countrywoman Charley Hull, one of the overnight leaders, had a closing 73. They all finished tied for second.

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Fred Couples, Darren Clarke Named Captains for Inaugural ICONS Cup Golf Tournament

Last Updated on Sunday, 15 February 2015 19:39 Sunday, 15 February 2015 19:29

altDUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The ICONS Cup – a first-of-its-kind, two-day, team competition featuring iconic global sports stars – announces major champions Fred Couples and Darren Clarke will serve as captains for the inaugural event, April 22-24 at Jumeirah Golf Estates’ Earth Course.

The 1992 Masters champion, former world No. 1 and 2013 World Golf Hall of Fame inductee, Couples will lead Team USA. A member of five U.S. Ryder Cup squads (1989, ’91, ’93, ’95, ’97), he also played in four Presidents Cups (1994, ’96, ’98, ’05) and captained the U.S. team to victories in the past three competitions (2009, ’11, ’13).

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2015 University of Arkansas Women Golfers Embark on the Road to the NWA Championship

Last Updated on Sunday, 15 February 2015 19:28 Sunday, 15 February 2015 19:20

Road to NWA ChampionshipROGERS, Arkansas (LPGA) — The Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G and the University of Arkansas Women’s Golf Team announced a partnership to guarantee one student-athlete a Sponsor’s Exemption in the 2015 and the 2016 LPGA events. In addition, two qualifying spots will be reserved for the Razorback Women’s Golf Team for the tournament’s qualifying event. The tournament is scheduled for June 22 – June 28 this year with the qualifier round taking place on Monday, June 22.

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Canada’s Adam Svensson Repeats as Matlock Collegiate Champion

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 February 2015 20:49 Tuesday, 10 February 2015 20:44

Adam SvenssonLAKELAND, Florida (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — Team Canada’s Adam Svensson continued his winning ways, notching the second win of his junior season with a victory at the Matlock Collegiate Classic.

Svensson, 21, carded rounds of 67-67-70 for a 12-under 204, good for a two-stroke victory at the Lone Palm Golf Club. He recorded 14 birdies en route to his second individual win this season in as many events—he won the Guy Harvey Invitational in the fall.

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This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 February 2015 19:53 Tuesday, 10 February 2015 19:33

AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-AmCanadian Press

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PGA TOUR

AT&T PEBBLE BEACH NATIONAL PRO-AM

Site: Pebble Beach, California.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Courses: Pebble Beach Golf Links (6,816 yards, par 72), Monterey Peninsula Country Club, Shore Course (6,838 yards, par 70) and Spyglass Hill Golf Club (6,953 yards, par 72).

Purse: $6.8 million. Winner's share: $1,224,000.

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