Couples, Floyd take easy win in McDonald event for charity

Golf roundup

November 19, 1990

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) -- Fred Couples and Ray Floyd shot an 11-under-par 61 for a 34-under 182 total and a five-stroke victory in the Ronald McDonald Children's Charities Invitational.

The final round was played under a scramble format. Each player hit a tee shot, the best was selected and two shots were played from that position. The best second shot was selected and two shots played from that position, and so on.

Floyd and Couples opened with a 64 in better-ball play Saturday and stormed in front with a 57 in Saturday's alternate-shot competition.

Peter Jacobsen and Arnold Palmer, birdied the last three holes to take second at 187. They closed with a 12-under 60.

* MIYAZAKI, Japan -- Larry Mize shot a 1-under-par 71 for a three-stroke victory over Naomichi "Joe" Ozaki in the Dunlop Phoenix, Japan's richest tournament.

Mize finished with a 14-under 274 total and earned $277,000 from the total purse of $1.54 million. Ozaki broke out of a five-way tie and took second place with a 16-foot birdie putt on the par-5 18th hole.

Seve Ballesteros, David Ishii and Larry Nelson and Tsuneyuki "Tommy" Nakajima tied for third at 278.

* MOROYAMAMACHI, Japan -- Lee Tevino shot a 1-under-par 71 for a four-stroke victory over J.C. Snead and Orville Moody in the Ben Hogan Senior Cup. Trevino finished with a 7-under 209 total on the 6,738-yard, par-72 Edel Weiss Golf Club course.

* ORLANDO, Fla. -- Pat Bradley made seven birdies in her first 11 holes as the United States routed a European All-Star team 11 1/2 -4 1/2 in the Solheim Cup. Bradley beat Trish Johnson 8 and 7. The Americans, who led 6-2 after the foursomes on Friday and Saturday, won five of Sunday's eight head-to-head matches and halved another in the women's version of the Ryder Cup.

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