News for Saturday, October 5, 2013
SPECIAL EDITION: Presidents Cup, Day 3
From the Forecaddie to Jim McCabe's take on the U.S. weathering the storm to Jeff Rude's commentary, check out our easy-to-read review of Day 3 at the Presidents Cup.
TV coverage, Notah Begay, Presidents Cup, Day 3: A long, hard slog for viewers
Somewhere early in the afternoon foursomes matches, with the International team leading in all five matches, a perverse thought crossed my mind: What the U.S. team really needs is a rain delay so it can regroup.
Todd White, Kevin Marsh, U.S. Mid-Amateur: White, Marsh lead U.S. Mid-Am stroke play
Todd White and Kevin Marsh lead the U.S. Mid-Amateur after the first round at Country Club of Birmingham. Both fortysomethings opened with 4-under 66 for a one-shot edge in stroke-play qualifying.
Waterlogged Price still sees glass half full at Presidents Cup
The Internationals pretty much need to have everything fall right if they are to make the uphill climb and overcome a five-point deficit to win their second Presidents Cup.
Julia Potter, U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur: Potter posts 69 for 5-shot Women's Mid-Am lead
Julia Potter was the only player to shoot under par Saturday in Round 1 of stroke-play qualifying at the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur. The 25-year-old leads by five.
Zach Johnson's hole-out caps strong day for U.S.
Zach Johnson and Jason Dufner flipped the opening match of the afternoon -- the only one to be played to completion -- and suddenly, the U.S. has opened up a five-point advantage heading into Sunday.
Oklahoma State, Arizona State, Schooner Fall Classic, college golf: Oklahoma State, Arizona State share Schooner lead
Oklahoma State and Arizona State are tied atop the Schooner Fall Classic leaderboard after Round 1 at Belmar Golf Club in Norman, Okla. Each shot 13-over 293.
Jordan Spieth, Presidents Cup, Muirfield: Spieth takes a breather after strong start
Coming into the 10th Presidents Cup matches, Jordan Spieth had been hailed as the new American wunderkind.
How it Happened: U.S. leads 11.5-6.5 in Presidents Cup
After taking a one-point lead after Thursday's four-ball matches at the Presidents Cup, the U.S. kept the same advantage after Friday's weather-shortened foursomes session, which saw just two matches finish. That will make for a long day Saturday at Muirfield Village. Follow now!
Advantage U.S.: 4-point lead could sap Presidents Cup drama
Unless the Internationals can summon some magic during Saturday-afternoon Presidents Cup play, the Sunday singles could be a foregone conclusion.
Seve Trophy tied heading into final day
Continental Europe led 8-6 after the morning session but GB&I fought back in the afternoon to force a 9-9 tie after three days of play at the Seve Trophy.
Shanshan Feng leads Stacy Lewis at Reignwood Classic
Playing in her home country, Shanshan Feng's 64 earned her the third-round lead at the Reignwood LPGA Classic, one ahead of Stacy Lewis and four ahead of Inbee Park.
U.S. captain Fred Couples and International captain Nick Price announced their four-ball pairings for Saturday at the Presidents Cup.