GOLF ROUNDUP : Nine Birdies by Davis Love III Carry Him to Win in Colorado
Davis Love III, making nine birdies on a day when two players had double eagles, scored a three-point victory over Steve Pate, Peter Senior of Australia and Eduardo Romero of Argentina in the International golf tournament Sunday at Castle Pines Golf Club in Castle Rock, Colo.
Only five double eagles were recorded in PGA Tour competition from 1987-1989, and there have been only two this season.
Betsy King held off Beth Daniel by three shots to win the $400,000 Big Apple tournament. King eagled the par-five, 475-yard 18th hole for a 68 and a 72-hole score of 273 at the 6,209-yard Wykagyl Country Club at New Rochelle, N.Y.
Rives McBee fired a final-round 68 to win the Seniors Showdown event at Jeremy Ranch by one stroke. McBee’s 54-hole total of 14-under-par 202 was a tournament record.
Kevin Sutherland of Sacramento shot a five-under-par 67 to win the Queen Mary Open by two shots at Lakewood Country Club. Mike Miles of Cypress and Alan Tapie of Newport Beach tied for second.