News for Thursday, October 1, 2009

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Leaderboard bunched at Soboba Classic

Garrett Osborn, Craig Bowden and Michael Putnam all shots 4-under 67s to share the first-round lead at the Nationwide Tour's Soboba Classic.

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Wilson synonymous with golf innovation

How to describe Wilson’s roller-coaster ride through the golf marketplace over the last 40 years? Innovative, says James Achenbach.

Great Scott! He shot 68

There are three possible explanations for Adam Scott’s first-round 68 Thursday at the Turning Stone Resort Championship.

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Olson, Petrovic lead at Turning Stone

Having only made four cuts in 17 events this season, PGA Tour rookie Leif Olson shot a 6-under 66 to tie Tim Petrovic for the first-round lead at the Turning Stone Resort Championship.

FedEx Cup keeps fans tuned in

Evaluating the success of the FedEx Cup playoffs can be somewhat of a subjective affair, but there’s little doubt it is meeting one of the Tour’s top goals: Driving viewership well past the season’s last major.

Pioneer spirit motivates LPGA hopeful

I can’t help but apologize for asking the question. If Shasta Averyhardt gets tired of talking about the lack of African-Americans on the LPGA, she doesn’t let on.

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Watson one shot back at Senior Players

Tom Watson made four birdies on the front nine and shot a 4-under 66 to move into a second-place tie with Jay Haas, one stroke behind unheralded Lonnie Nielsen after the first round of the Senior Players Championship.

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Commentary: Thompson, Wie . . . it could happen

Alexis Thompson shot 65 Thursday to lead the LPGA Navistar Classic. As Beth Ann Baldry writes, it could set up a teenage duel for the ages on Sunday. You listening, Michelle?

Team McIlroy starts fast at Dunhill Links

Young Irishman Rory McIlroy is playing with his father, Gerry, at this week’s Dunhill Links over in Scotland, and the tandem teamed for an opening 6-under 66 on Thursday at Carnoustie.

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Bjorn leads Dunhill Links

Thomas Bjorn shot an 8-under 64 to take a two-stroke lead in the first round of the $5 million Dunhill Links Championship on Thursday.

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Thompson, 14, opens with 65 at Navistar

Playing in only her fifth LPGA event, Alexis Thompson, 14, shot 65 Thursday at the Navistar LPGA Classic to take the early clubhouse lead. Michelle Wie bogeyed her last hole to shoot 66.

State Farm keeps LPGA sponsorship

State Farm Insurance Cos. has renewed its contract to sponsor the LPGA’s annual tour stop in Springfield.

Nicklaus: USGA ‘on track’ with grooves change

It seems the Golden Bear finally has found his answer to the ever-longer golf ball – changing the grooves.

Wildman Q&A: UNC Wilmington coach Matt Clark

UNC Wilmington won its first 54-hole tournament in over four years Sept. 29 at the VCU Shootout. I caught up with UNCW coach Matt Clark, now in his second year with the program, to talk about the victory, team goals and how he chooses what the team uniforms each year.

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Four players making an early impact

It’s early in the season, but already some players – such as Michigan sophomore Matt Thompson – look as if they’ve made some big improvements since last season. Sean Martin reports.

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