News for Saturday, June 22, 2013


News 2013 June 22


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5 Things: Hoffman has been here before

Bubba Watson, Charley Hoffman and Graham DeLaet are in a three-way tie for the lead at the Travelers Championship at 10 under. Here are 5 Things you need to know from TPC River Highlands.

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How it Happened: Watson tied atop Travelers

Low numbers returned Saturday at the Travelers Championship. But unfortunately for the players in the top two groups, red numbers didn't come their way, as Bubba Watson fell back into a three-way tie for the lead. See how it all unfolded!

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Ramsey wins Women’s Western Amateur title

Ashlan Ramsey of Milledgeville, Ga., won the Women’s Western Amateur with a 7 and 6 victory over Jenna Hague of Canada, in a 36-hole final at Dayton (Ohio) Country Club.

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Diaz-Yi claims Publinx title over Chen

Lauren Diaz-Yi of Thousand Oaks, Calif., defeated stroke-play co-medalist Doris Chen of Bradenton, Calif., 10 and 9 in the 36-hole final of the U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links championship at Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club in Norman, Okla.

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Whitsett wins Northeast Amateur with final-round 63

Cory Whitsett figured the best way to combat against a hard-charging offense is with a defense that is, well, an almost equally impressive offense. That’s what the left-hander and senior-to-be at Alabama did Saturday in the final round on his way to victory in the 52nd Northeast Amateur at Wannamoisett Country Club.

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McGraw accepts OSU firing philosophically

For Mike McGraw, it’s decompression time as he deals with his recent firing as men’s golf coach at Oklahoma State. After eight seasons at the Cowboys’ helm and with the 2006 NCAA title on his resume, McGraw was let go Friday by athletic director Mike Holder, the man whom McGraw replaced as coach in the fall of 2005.

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Porteous tops Hakula for British Amateur title

England’s Garrick Porteous survived a war of attrition to become the 118th British Amateur Champion, defeating Finland's Toni Hakula, 6 and 5, in tough conditions at Royal Cinque Ports.

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Flooding in Calgary ends PGA Tour Canada event

Heavy rain and flooding prompted the PGA Tour Canada to cancel this week's ATB Financial Classic.