Recent Performance Sports News
It’s been a long time coming for Bubba Watson. Sunday he broke a nearly two year winless streak by winning the 2014 Northern Trust Open at Riviera Country Club in the Los Angeles area. Watson shot 64-64 on the final two days of the tournament to secure his first victory in 41 tries since his last win. With his wife and son there to celebrate, Watson dazzled the crowd with flawless golf to close a four shot gap going into the final day and ultimately ending up on top.
24-year-old South Korean, Lee Sang-hwa came into the women’s 500m speed skating race as the heavy favorite to win gold. The youngster has won every event she has competed in this season on the World Cup circuit. She took to the ice in Alder Arena the heavy favorite and she didn’t disappoint. The odds were heavily in the South Korean’s favor to defend her 2010 gold medal in this event and it was no surprise that she took the top spot again in Sochi.
It was all Australia all day long at Ironman 70.3 Geelong where hometown favorites Craig “Crowie” Alexander and Emma Moffatt took the victories Down Under. While the focus was on the brutal course conditions the pair of Australians took to race experience to excel in the heat. Moffatt the 2008 Beijing Games bronze medalist blew away the women’s field, winning by over 13 minutes, while Crowie finished roughly three and a half minutes ahead of fellow countryman, Tim Reed.