The Coastal Carolina University baseball team shocked the country by winning the NCAA championship last summer. Now a famous alum has brought fame to the University again as Dustin Johnson has climbed the ranks to be #1 in the Official World Golf Rankings. DJ had 5 top 4 finished at Riviera County Club until this weekend when he finally broke through. Despite terrible weather and delays, he was able to stretch his lead Sunday morning as he finished up the 3rd round part of 36 holes. The afternoon round really had no suspense as he strolled his way to a 5 stroke victory with a -17 finish. With the victory, he ascended to the #1 position in the rankings.
Brett Rumford won the newest European Tour event at the ISPS Handa World Super 6 Perth event.
Ha Na Jang won the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open by posting a -10 3 stroke victory over Nanna Koertz Madsen.
The Chubb Classic in Naples FL was the site of the return to the winner’s circle by fan favorite Freddie Couples. He posted a3 stroke victory over Miguel Angel Jimenez.
A first playoff hole birdie propelled Andrew Putnam to victory over Chris Baker at the Web.com Tour’s Panama Claro Classic.