News for Thursday, August 6, 2009


News 2009 August 6


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Rowe back in the swing of amateur golf

While looking over the entry list for this year’s Western Amateur at Conway Farms Golf Club, one name jumped out at me – Scott Rowe.

Big day for Smith at Western Amateur

Nathan Smith received a very special birthday gift – and it came from himself.

New grooves? Not so simple

Implementation of the U.S. Golf Association’s new grooves rule doesn’t appear to be so simple.

Song goes for history

Jennifer Song is trying to become only the second player in USGA history to win both the U.S. Women’s Amateur and the WAPL in the same year.

Song is USGA giant

Jennifer Song is becoming a USGA giant.

Schepperle gets slow-play penalty

Candance Schepperle was penalized for slow play.

Song, Salas face off at AM

The day’s most compelling story fell short in the drama department.

Tanco suffers blow at Am

It’s an exhausted old adage, but nothing really describes match play better than “expect the unexpected.”

Keating has fun in Orlando

Stacey Keating had a good week in Orlando recently.

Two marathons at Women's Am

Major props to Mallory Fraiche.

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Jungeun in the hunt at Women’s Am

There’s a familiar hat at the U.S. Women’s Amateur that, over the years, has become a beacon of good golf. These hats feature one word: Korea.

Teens stealing show at Women’s Am

The chasm that once separated junior golfers from elite amateurs is rapidly narrowing.

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Mickelson's changes are too groovy for the USGA

Mickelson's changes too much for USGA

explains that the problems with the USGA's groove change have already begun.

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Buick Open Video

Ash Davis queries a group of PGA Tour players on their wardrobe...