News for Saturday, June 13, 2009


News 2009 June 13


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Nordqvist clinging to McDonald’s lead

As a rookie playing in the third round of the LPGA Championship, Anna Nordqvist probably figured the only problem she might encounter was a little bit of nervousness.

Ohio State names Darr head coach

Ohio State University announced Saturday that Darr will coach the Buckeyes in the fall, taking over for Jim Brown, who retired in the spring after 36 years in Columbus.

Ace for Wie

Michelle Wie aced the par-3 seventh hole with a knock-down 8-iron.

Twitter breaks withdrawal

Suzann Pettersen just tweeted that she has pulled out of the tournament.

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Notes: Cho nearly sets Bulle Rock record

Irene Cho made the cut at the LPGA Championship by one stroke and started the third round tied for 65th, so there was really no reason to believe the 25-year-old Californian would come within one shot of making history at Bulle Rock on Saturday.

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Munoz tops Ciganda to win British Am

A month after leading Arizona State to victory at the NCAA Women’s Championship, Azahara Munoz picked up another title.