Inkster among 3 tied for lead in Texas

Irving, TX (SportsNetwork.com) – Juli Inkster carded a 5-under 66 in Thursday’s first round and the 54-year-old is among three tied for the lead at the North Texas Shootout. Inkster, who is the captain of the 2015 U.S. Solheim Cup team, has 31 career wins on the LPGA Tour. She is tied with 17-time winner


McIlroy, Spieth among big winners at Match Play

San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth, the top-two players in the world, picked up easy wins on Wednesday at the WGC- Cadillac Match Play Championship. McIlroy carded just one birdie, but it was more than enough to beat Jason Dufner, 5 & 4, at TPC Harding Park. Spieth posted seven birdies


2015 WGC-CADILLAC Match Play Championship Standings

San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Here are the standings for the 2015 WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship after Wednesday’s matches. GROUP 1 Rory McIlroy 1-0, Billy Horschel 1-0, Jason Dufner 0-1, Brandt Snedeker 0-1 GROUP 2 Jordan Spieth 1-0, Lee Westwood 1-0, Mikko Ilonen 0-1, Matt Every 0-1 GROUP 3 John Senden 1-0, Bill Haas 1-0,


Calvin Peete Gone but Not Forgotten at 71

Apex Golf Betting is departing from its norm to mourn a true legend.  I remember watching Calvin on television with my grandfather.  He would wince whenever the man started his swing.  It looked like it could go a thousand ways of wrong.  However, he led or was in the top ten in driving accuracy most


This Week in Golf — Apr. 29-May 3

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – PGA/EUROPEAN TOURS – WGC-CADILLAC MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP, TPC Harding Park, San Francisco, CA – The second World Golf Championship event of the year is this week, and the event has a new sponsor, a new date and a new location. Cadillac takes over as sponsor for the WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship.


Golf Tidbits: Rose continues winning ways

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Seventeen years ago, Justin Rose burst on the scene as a precocious teen battling for the Open Championship title. Rose fired a 66 in the second round at Royal Birkdale and went on to share fourth place at the 1998 Open. He seemed destined to win and win often. It took


Ko wins in playoff for second straight Swinging Skirts title

San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – World No. 1 Lydia Ko birdied the second playoff hole on Sunday to defeat Morgan Pressel and successfully defend her title at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic. Ko, who earned her first victory as a professional at this event last season, shot a 2-under 70 to finish regulation play tied


Durant, Andrade win Legends of Golf by 3

Ridgedale, MO (SportsNetwork.com) – Joe Durant made a big hole-in-one during Sunday’s final round and that helped propel he and Billy Andrade to a 3-shot victory at the Big Cedar Lodge Legends of Golf. The duo finished the week at 19-under-par 159 after closing with a 9-under 45. It was the first Champions Tour victory


Rohanna wins Symetra title by 2 shots

Sarasota, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Rachel Rohanna stumbled to a 2-over 74 on Sunday, but it was enough to win the Guardian Retirement Championship. Rohanna, who tied for fourth at this event last year, finished her first Symetra Tour title at 5-under-par 211. She opened with a bogey on the first at Sara Bay Country Club,


Rose wins by 1 at Zurich Classic

New Orleans, LA (SportsNetwork.com) – Justin Rose capped a Sunday marathon with a birdie on the 72nd hole to win the Zurich Classic of New Orleans by one stroke. Rose closed with a 6-under 66 to finish at 22-under-par 266. This was his seventh win on the PGA Tour. He has at least one victory