World News – AU – Texan wins their home LPGA tour event as Concords Yealimi Noh takes second place


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Angela Stanford won her LPGA Tour event ahead of her parents, finishing with a 4-under-par 67 for two. Line victory at the Volunteers of America Classic on Sunday.

Fort Worth TCU alum, 43, won her seventh LPGA Tour title and the first since the 2018 Evian championship. She finished at 7 under 277 at the Old American Golf Club in Colony, Texas.

« It’s pretty cool because my parents have never seen my win in person, » said Stanford. “It was fun to let my dad run around all the time and then mom at the end. I know there will be a lot of people who will give me grief because I did it during a COVID year and no one could get out. But having my parents here was a pretty big deal. ”

Inbee Park, Yeon Ryu and Yealimi Noh, the 19-year-old from Concord, who tied for the lead in the third round, each shot 70 to finish second in the final vote before the U.. S.. . Women’s Open this week at the Champions Golf Club in Houston.

• Viktor Hovland of Norway took a 12-foot birdie putt on 18th. Hole for a 6 under 65 year old and a one-shot win at Mayakoba Golf Classic, his second PGA Tour win this year.

It was the first time since the Mayakoba Classic began in 2007 that it was won with a birdie putt on the final hole. It’s old hat for 23-year-old Hovland. He made a 30-foot birdie putt on the final hole to win the Puerto Rico Open in February.

Yealimi Noh plays a shot from the sixth fairway during the final round of the LPGA Volunteers of America Classic golf tournament in The Colony, Texas, Sunday, December. 6, 2020. (AP Photo / Ray Carlin)

« I shivered there in the end, » said Hovland. « I thought I had it after the second shot on the 16th. lost. I made a great par there. I knew that on Jan.. Had to do birdie. ”

Aaron Wise finished on a 63 and did everything right over the last two holes except for the birdie putts. At El Camaleon Golf Club in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, he missed birdie putts from 12 feet on each of the final two holes.

The 2016 Oregon NCAA Champion also wanted to celebrate his second PGA Tour win, the first two years ago on the AT&T Byron Nelson.

Artur met in the 59. Minute and the Columbus Crew rose to the MLS Cup title game with a 1-0 win over the New England Revolution on Sunday in the final of the Eastern Conference.

The third crew will face the winner of the final of the Western Conference between defending champions Seattle Sounders and Minnesota United on Monday. The crew will host the title game scheduled for Saturday.

« We’re just one step away, » said crew trainer Caleb Porter. « I keep going back to that. The job is not done. We started this tournament, we wanted to take four steps. We did three of the four. “

The eighth-seed revolution was the playoffs surprise when they got past Montreal in a box-office ahead of the top-seed Philadelphia Union and No.. 1 eliminated. 4 Orlando City.

• Cal alum Alex Morgan scored her first goal for hosts Tottenham from a penalty in a 3-1 win over Brighton when the London club won their first game of the women’s Super League season.

NBA: The Portland Trail Blazers closed their deep cleansing facility within four days of three positive coronavirus tests.

• Garrett Temple of the Bulls said he is recovering from COVID-19. The swingman said he tested positive for the Nov coronavirus. 28 and isolated in a Chicago hotel.

Car racing: Sergio Perez stayed calm amid the chaos at a remarkable Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain, taking his first Formula 1 career win in his 190. run. The Racing Point rider finished 10th. 5 seconds ahead of Renault Esteban Ocon and 11. 9 clearly ahead of teammate Lance Stroll.

Obituary: Dennis Ralston, a five-time Grand Slam double champion who was one of the first players to join the professional tennis world championship tour in the 1960s and is a member of the Sports Hall of Fame, died of cancer in Austin. Texas. He was 78 years old.

• Peter Alliss, who became the eccentric « voice of golf » on British television after a career as a player that included eight Ryder Cups and two seasons Europe’s best golfer, has passed away. He was 89 years old. Alliss won 23 tournaments worldwide in a professional career that ended in 1974.

Horse Racing: Princess Noor, one of the best 2 year old fillies in the country, was retired due to a soft tissue injury when she won the $ 300 on Saturday. 000 starlet stakes in Los Alamitos.

Volunteers from America Classic, LPGA, Angela Stanford, Ryu So-yeon, Inbee Park, Anna Nordqvist

World News – AU – Texan wins her LPGA tour event as Yordimi Noh by Concord ties for the second


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