News for Friday, June 5, 2009


News 2009 June 5


Shindler to caddie for Hamilton

Conrad Shindler is still riding an immense high from winning the NCAA Championship with his Texas A&M squad, but Shindler's high is continuing at the PGA Tour's Memorial Tournament this week.

Last day to be long at Melwood

The Nationwide Tour will play 36 holes Sunday to complete the Melwood Prince George’s County Open.

Davis does drug-test

It was a simple question, but Brian Davis didn’t have any time to answer late Thursday.

Harrington rusty in Ohio

It’s June, do you know where your double major winner is from 2008?

Even pros struggle

This will not be a clip the PGA Tour uses to support its motto, “These Guys Are Good.”

Europe repeats as Palmer Cup champs

Europe won its second straight Palmer Cup on Friday, defeating the Americans 13-11 at Cherry Hills Country Club in Denver, Colo.

U.S. Open returns to Oakmont in 2016

The U.S. Open will return to Oakmont Country Club in suburban Pittsburgh in 2016, nine years after the national championship was last played there.

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Pak, Pettersen ahead at State Farm

Hall of Famer Se Ri Pak maintained a share of the State Farm Classic lead with another bogey-free performance, while Sweden’s Helen Alfredsson shot into contention with a spectacular second round Friday.

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Notes: Woods believes in handshake

Tiger Woods isn’t likely to storm off the 18th green on Sunday if he doesn’t win the Memorial Tournament.

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Furyk relishing resurgence in Ohio

One last birdie for Jim Furyk put him one more stroke under par, which he found more gratifying than being in a share of the lead with Jonathan Byrd on Friday at the Memorial.

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Woods’ Dubai project put on hold

A global credit crunch and plummeting real estate prices have brought many development projects in Dubai to a halt. Add another to the list: Al Ruwaya Golf Course, Tiger Woods’ first design project. Its opening, set for fall 2009, has been pushed back at least six months.