News for Friday, June 26, 2009


News 2009 June 26


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Kim Kim coasts into WAPL semis

Kimberly Kim kept up her winning ways Friday, as she downed fellow 17-year-old Sun Gyoung Park, 6 and 5, in the quarterfinals of the Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship.

Song, Kim to duel for WAPL title

Kimberly Kim is in prime position to win her second major women's amateur tournament in three years. But she'll have to get through Jennifer Song – Golfweek's top-ranked collegian and national player of the year – to do it.

Long on record pace at Northeast Am

For the second consecutive day, Adam Long put his name in the record book of the Northeast Amateur.

USF’s Quiazon named Oregon coach

Ria Quiazon has been named the women’s golf coach at the University of Oregon, according to Oregon athletics director Pat Kilkenny.

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Stanford’s mom has breast cancer

The mother of LPGA player Angela Stanford has been diagnosed with breast cancer and soon will begin treatment with chemotherapy.

Shin takes command at Wegmans

South Korean star Jiyai Shin, seeking her fifth win in 11 months, shot a 4-under 68 on Friday to vault into a three-stroke lead at the storm-plagued Wegmans LPGA.

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Singh offers to pay Stanford's debt

Vijay Singh has offered to help pay the $500,000 bail for financier Allen Stanford, but a federal magistrate would not allow it because the three-time major champion is not a U.S. citizen.

Eisenhower to be inducted into Hall

President Dwight D. Eisenhower will be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame, making him one of a small number of inductees not to have played the game competitively.

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Daly ordered to pay $271K in legal fees

John Daly has been ordered to pay almost $272,000 in legal fees for his unsuccessful libel lawsuit against The Florida Times-Union.

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Bright future

Mina Harigae finds her game on the Futures Tour.

Great Scot

The home of golf needs Dean Robertson to help regain some of its respect.

Tour to vote on delaying new grooves

A critical PGA Tour vote is scheduled for early next week, and its outcome likely will shape how the rest of the golf world deals with the pending – and increasingly controversial – grooves change.

Van Sickle, Sucher get John Deere exemptions

Walker Cup candidates Mike Van Sickle and Zack Sucher will get a chance to test their games against the pros after receiving sponsor exemptions to the John Deere Classic.