News for Friday, October 30, 2009
Here’s a breakdown of the 60 players that made the cut at the Asian Amateur by country, provided to give an idea of the strongest golfing countries in the region.
Brian Guetz won first-stage PGA Tour qualifying school at Carlton Oaks Country Club in Santee, Calif., Friday, finishing at 7-under 281.
Stuart Anderson fired a 13-under 275 in the first stage of PGA Tour qualifying school at San Juan Oaks Golf Club in Hollister, Calif., Friday to win by one shot.
John Cook shot a tournament-record 10-under 62 on Friday to take a three-stroke lead over Tom Watson and Phil Blackmar after the second round of the Champions Tour’s season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship.
Ted Potter went 20 under at the Grasslands Golf and Country Club in Lakeland, Fla., to win PGA Tour sectional qualifying by four shots Friday.
Keegan Bradley increased the 7-shot lead he took into the final round of PGA Tour qualifying school Friday, firing a final-round 2-under 70 at Kinderlou Forest Golf Club in Valdosta, Ga., to win the first stage of qualifying by eight shots.
Andy Bare managed to hold on to his solid start at PGA Tour qualifying school, winning the first stage of qualifying Friday with a 10-under 278 total.
PGA Tour officials have postponed the Viking Classic until at least Sunday and will evaluate the course Saturday before making a decision on when or if the tournament will be held.
says not everyone is happy about the Barclays Singapore Open's transformation into a marquee event.
In short order, this week’s Barclays Singapore Open has garnered a reputation for showcasing a star-studded field. But its transformation hasn’t come without turmoil.
explains how a washed-out Viking Classic could help two young players.
This just in from the PGA Tour: If the weather-plagued Viking Classic is washed out, the playoff losers from Sunday at the Frys.com Open, Rickie Fowler and Jamie Lovemark, would get into the season-ending Children’s Miracle Network Classic off their top-10 finishes.
Anthony Kim advanced to the semifinals of the World Match Play Championship to play Robert Allenby, despite losing to Scott Strange by three holes on Friday.
Kim, Allenby to meet in Spain
It’s a match pulled straight from the headlines: Anthony Kim vs. Robert Allenby. After the post-Presidents Cup hype, Alistair Tait explains why the pairing is a plus for the World Match Play Championship.
Anna Grzebien and Meaghan Francella both shot 6-under 66s in wet but comfortable conditions Friday for a share of the first-round lead at the LPGA Tour's KOLON Championship.
Daniel Chopra shot a 6-under 65 Friday to move into a three-way tie with Ian Poulter and Chan Yih-shin at the rain-plagued Singapore Open.
Chun in the hunt at Asian Am
Asian Amateur Championship? Northwestern sophomore Eric Chun hadn’t even heard of it until six weeks ago. Then he had to prove to the Korea Golf Association that he was eligible. Now he’s battling for a trip to Augusta National.
36 to go at Asian Amateur
After 36 holes at the Asian Amateur, China’s Wenyi Huang, who has been playing golf for only five years, is part of a diverse field of challengers making a run at a Masters invitation.