News for Saturday, August 8, 2009


News 2009 August 8


Hahn tops Barlow to win Western Am

John Hahn didn’t have much match play experience heading into the 107th Western Amateur Championship at Conway Farms Golf Club.

Johnson dominates competition

Here’s a stat from the department of ridiculousness:

Huarte takes over at San Francisco

Sarah Huarte was named head women’s coach at the University of San Francisco, the school announced Thursday.

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Focused Song powers into Am finals

It’s easy to draw parallels between Jennifer Song’s decision to watch the hyper-active, hyper-violent action flick “Shooter” Friday night and the fact that she cruised into the finals of the U.S. Women’s Amateur Saturday afternoon.

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Johnson slays Thompson to reach finals

For a moment, it looked like the lore of Alexis Thompson might include a page from the Tiger Woods handbook.

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Hazeltine National

Rightly placed at No. 68 on the Golfweek’s Best Modern Course list.