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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Olazabal Captures World Series of Golf

AKRON, Ohio -- While Jose Maria Olazabal was enhancing his career at the World Series of Golf, John Daly was yet again placing his in jeopardy.


Olazabal, the Spaniard who won the Masters earlier this season, was busy Sunday winning the tournament at the same time the controversial Daly was rolling on the ground in a scuffle with a spectator on the south side of the street.


Olazabal joined Nick Price of Zimbabwe as the only multiple winners on the American tour this year with a one-stroke victory over a field of most of the best players in the world.


He won it with a last-round 67, including a critical save of par on the final hole. He collected $360,000 from the purse of $2 million and pushed his earnings to $969,900 in only eight American starts this year.


Meanwhile, Daly was engaged in a scuffle with Bob Roth, father of national club pro champion Jeff Roth. PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem said he had been informed of the incident "and will talk to the people involved before I make any public statement." He said he expects to speak with Daly "within the next 48 hours."


Daly, twice suspended by former commissioner Deane Beman, left the course immediately after the scuffle near the pro-shop entrance to the Firestone Country Club and was not available for comment.


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She remembers when she could barely walk and her doctors told her to think about giving up golf.


Martha Nause knows how perilous a road she has been traveling this past year. So she was not about to let a little rain and wind get in her way Sunday in Ottawa. Nause birdied four of the last seven holes to win the du Maurier Classic for her first major LPGA title.


On a day when wet weather made play difficult, Nause closed with a 1-under-par 71 for a four-round total of 9-under 279. She finished a stroke ahead of her playing partner, Michelle McGann.


Betsy King, one tournament victory from entering the LPGA Hall of Fame, was two strokes off the lead entering the final round, but had an erratic round with six bogies and five birdies. She finished with a 73 for a 283.


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Scotsman Colin Montgomerie fought off a challenge by Bernhard Langer on Sunday to win his second straight PGA European tournament at the $975,000 German Open in D--sseldorf.


Montgomerie, who won last week's Murphy's English Open, fired a 2-under-par 70 to finish the tournament at 19-under 269, and spoil the late charge by Langer., who shot 270. (AP, Reuters)