Ochoa captures second straight win

Monday, August 20, 2007

Lorena Ochoa won the Canadian Women's Open for her second straight victory and fifth of the season, closing with a 2-under 69 on Sunday for a three-stroke victory over Paula Creamer.

The top-ranked Mexican star, coming off her first major victory two weeks ago in the Women's British Open at St. Andrews, had a 16-under 268 total on the Royal Mayfair course in Edmonton, Alberta. She earned $337,500 for the victory.

PGA Tour

Rookie Brandt Snedeker won his first PGA Tour title, shooting a 9-under 63 for a two-stroke victory in the Wyndham Championship.

The 26-year-old former Vanderbilt player finished at 22-under 266 on the Forest Oaks course in Greensboro, N.C., and earned $900,000.

Tim Petrovic, tied with Snedeker with two holes to play, shot a 67 to tie for second with Jeff Overton (70) and Billy Mayfair (67).

Champions Tour

Mark McNulty won The Tradition for his first Champions Tour major, shooting a 4-under 68 for a five-stroke victory over David Edwards.

McNulty double-bogeyed the 18th hole at Crosswater Golf Club in Sunriver, Ore., to finish at 16-under 272. He earned $390,000 for his sixth career victory on the 50-and-over tour.

-- The Associated Press

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