News for Thursday, June 4, 2009


News 2009 June 4


Daly inks sponsor deal with All Sport

A week before his return to the PGA Tour after a six-month suspension, John Daly has signed an endorsement deal with a sports drink company.

Duval in the spotlight

Forget John Daly. Forget Phil Mickelson. Those returns aren’t until next week in Memphis.

Donald whips field

Need a few ways to measure Luke Donald’s scintillating 8-under 64 in the first round of the Memorial Tournament?

Duval wreaks havoc in crowd

From 5-under and a two-stroke lead, things changed dramatically – and in a hurry for David Duval.

Aiken full of praise

Thomas Aiken of South Africa is making his debut in the Memorial Tournament.

Driscoll's 10 a round-wrecker

He’s been one of the warmest players on the PGA Tour – and not just because of three weeks in Texas.

Memorial may be giving Bethpage preview

U.S. Open fantasy league players, take note: The top of the board after the Memorial first round looks like something you could expect to see at an Open.

FootJoy sleepers

Looking for two players who can come out of nowhere at the FootJoy Boys Invitational?

Hall of Famer Pak shares State Farm lead

Hall of Famer Se Ri Pak (pictured) shot a bogey-free 6-under 66 on Thursday for a share of the first-round lead with fellow South Korean Jee Young Lee in the State Farm Classic.

Werenski primed for FootJoy title

Richard Werenski has made his mark on the IJGT, but the 17-year-old has yet to secure an AJGA title. Does Werenski, bound for Georgia Tech in 2010, have a chance at next week’s FootJoy Boys Invitational? He thinks he does.

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Tiger, Jack thrill Memorial crowd

Kenny Perry was needling Tiger Woods as he stood over his chip shot behind the final hole, one three-time Memorial Tournament winner dogging another.

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Notes: Collegian gets another thrill

Todd Hamilton’s caddie at the Memorial Tournament is a kid from back home who’s had a better last couple of weeks than Hamilton has.

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Donald comes alive at Memorial

Tiger Woods hardly missed a fairway, a big improvement. Luke Donald hardly missed a putt, and that was far more rewarding Thursday at the Memorial.

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It's time to buckle down...

It's time to buckle down...