News for Wednesday, June 19, 2013


News 2013 June 19


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Fantasy Tip Sheet: Travelers Championship

In a field that includes Justin Rose and Lee Westwood, it is Hunter Mahan, Rickie Fowler and Bubba Watson that are receiving love at the Travelers Championship.

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Park falls, Chen remains at Women's Publinx

After the first round of match play at the U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links, one co-medalist stands and one is headed home.

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Becker posts easy 62 for Northeast Am lead

By today’s standards, Wannamoisett Country Club would be considered a short golf course. It measures just more than 6,700 yards and plays to something also nearly unheard of in this day and age: a par 69.

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For Woods, it never hurts to keep quiet

For Tiger Woods, it never hurts to keep quiet, especially about an injury.

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Illinois' Pieters signs with Excel Sports Management

Excel Sports Management has added another top college player to its stable in Thomas Pieters, who recently completed his junior season at Illinois.

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Raymond barely advances in British Am match play

Neil Raymond has advanced to the third round of the British Amateur Championship. By the skin of his teeth.

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Woods out of AT&T with elbow strain

Tiger Woods has announced that he will not play in the AT&T National because of a left-elbow strain. Woods made the announcement Tuesday on his website.

GCAA names NAIA All-Americans for 2012-13 season

The Golf Coaches Association of America has released its complete list of NAIA Ping All-America selections. The three teams are listed below:

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Numbers don't lie: Merion was simply a beast

Here’s a look at some of the key junctures at Merion Golf Club and how those who played all 72 holes handled things at the 2013 U.S. Open.

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Mass Open winner donates $15K check to marathon victims

Evan Harmeling won his first pro tournament, the Massachusetts Open, but didn't keep the $15,000 check for himself, instead choosing to donate it to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.

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Notes: 'Moving Day' at majors not pretty for Tiger

Tiger Woods certainly has been active on “Moving Day” in each of the past six major championships. Unfortunately for him, the direction in which he has moved has been backward.

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Bridgestone to launch Lady Precept

The Precept MC Lady was a commercial hit, appealing to women and men alike. A new version of the ball is coming to market soon – this time under the Bridgestone banner.