Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Julieta Granada and Carlota Ciganda
lost in a playoff to Lydia Ko at the season-ending CME Group Tour
Championship, but both made solid moves in the latest women’s world golf
Granada improved 14 places to No. 34, while Ciganda jumped 13 to No. 53.
Despite her win, Ko remained No. 3 in the rankings, but trimmed the deficit
behind No. 2 Stacy continue
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – For the first time since 2009, the 2014
Web.com Tour season had a three-time winner in Mexican Carlos Ortiz.
Ortiz, who automatically qualified to play on the PGA Tour during the 2014-15
season with his incredible year, became the first player since Michael Sim in
2009 to take home three titles in one season on the Web.com Tour.
Ortiz and Adam Hadwin, who picked up two victories on tour, were the only
multiple winners, meaning there was quite a bit of parity throughout the 25
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Henrik Stenson successfully defended
his title with a 2-shot victory at the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai on
Sunday and that vaulted him up to No. 2 in the world rankings.
Stenson, who has now won in Dubai the last two years, jumped over Adam Scott
and Bubba Watson to claim the No. 2 spot.
Rory McIlroy finished runner-up along with Justin Rose and Victor Dubuisson in
Dubai and he remained the top player in the world. After Stenson made his
Naples, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Lydia Ko parred the fourth playoff hole on
Sunday to defeat Carlota Ciganda and win the CME Group Tour Championship.
Ko fired a final-round, 4-under 68 at Tiburon Golf Club at The Ritz-Carlton
Golf Resort to finish regulation tied with Ciganda and Julieta Granada at 10-
under-par 278. Granada was eliminated on the second playoff hole when she
tripped to a bogey.
It was another win in an already incredible rookie season for Ko. The victory
is the fifth of continue
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (SportsNetwork.com) – The European Tour announced
the remainder of their 2014-15 international schedule on Sunday.
The early portion, that included two new events, had previously been released.
With the full schedule now out, there will be six new tournaments and seven
In February, two new events will be contested in back-to-back weeks in
Thailand and India. The tour will have a pair of events in South Africa in
March, then shift to Morocco and Madeira.