Swedish golfer Daniela Holmqvist said she was bitten mid-round by a Black Widow spider while playing in a pre-qualifier for the LPGA Tour's ISPS Handa Australian Open in Yarralumla, Australia.
Robert Rock of England birdied five of his final eight holes for a 5-under 65 that tied him with four other players after the first round of the Andalucian Open on Thursday.
Annika Sorenstam will begin her year at the LPGA Tour's season-opening SBS Open, tournament officials said.
Carl Pettersson played steady in the warm sunshine in contrast to the erratic play around him.
Annika Sorenstam is ready for a new challenge after her disappointing finish in the U.S. Women's Open.
Peter Hanson won the Spanish Open on Sunday, defeating Swedish countryman Peter Gustafsson with a par on the first playoff hole.
Carin Koch and Becky Morgan shared the lead at the HP Open after three rounds Saturday, with Annika Sorenstam two shots back.
Annika Sorenstam look to repeat at the Women's British Open, the final LPGA major of the year.
Although Annika Sorenstam is still thinking about a final-hole meltdown that cost her the U.S. Women's Open title, she's comfortable as the standard-bearer of the LPGA.
Annika Sorenstam shot a 1-under 71 in windy conditions Saturday to open a five-stroke lead in the Nichirei Cup, her last tournament before the PGA Tour's Colonial.
A dropped shot on the last hole cost Carl Pettersson the sole first-round lead in the British Open, but the Swedish outsider was in no mood to complain.
News and notes from the wide expanses of the U.S. Open.