News for Friday, September 18, 2009
UNLV will be without Golfweek preseason All-American Eddie Olson at this weekend’s Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational.
Led by sophomore Eric Chun’s 2-under 68, Northwestern took a two-shot lead after Friday’s first round of the 2009 Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational.
Shin leads Samsung
What’s the easiest way to protect the top spot on the LPGA money list? Keep winning. Jiyai Shin is halfway there at the Samsung World Championship.
with some breaking news: Cristie Kerr has told her caddie she no longer needs him to help her line up putts.
It’s my hope that every player on tour follows Cristie Kerr’s lead.
Jay Haas shot a 10-under 62 during the first round of the rain-delayed Greater Hickory Classic on Friday, taking a three-shot lead into the weekend.
Former club pro champion Scott Hebert made a 20-foot birdie on the 18th hole Friday to complete a dominant opening day by the Americans, who took a 6-2 lead over Great Britain & Ireland in the PGA Cup.
Fowler misses cut
Rickie Fowler couldn’t have ended his amateur career any better last weekend at the Walker Cup. His professional career didn’t start the same way, missing the cut Friday on the Nationwide Tour.
Former North Florida standout Jeff Dennis opened with 64, then shot three consecutive 69s to finish at 17-under 271 and beat former Georgia player Michael Green by one. Dennis is the 2006 Florida Amateur champion.
looks at a certain U.S. Open runner-up who is now in danger of losing his PGA Tour card. Guess who?
It’s not often, if ever, that the U.S. Open runner-up also plays a Nationwide Tour event in the same season, but that’s what Ricky Barnes is doing at this week’s Albertsons Boise Open.
Women’s college notebook
Her country. Her team. Herself. This season, New Mexico senior Jodi Ewart is ready to play for it all.
Edwards a good fit
It's never too early to start thinking about the next Walker Cup. In the captaincy department, Alistair Tait has Nigel Edwards pegged for the job and explains why the R&A should too.
on the man who made the million-dollar ace this week in Utah.
So not only did this Jason Hargett guy make a hole-in-one Tuesday to win $1 million at the Mark Eaton Celebrity Golf Classic in Utah – a feat somehow even bigger than the 7-foot-4 Eaton himself (as you can see in the video) – but Hargett also had the No. 1 top play on ESPN’s “SportsCenter” this morning.
gives details on Marty Evans' week at Torrey Pines, including a suprisingly adventurous Saturday.
Add one more person to Saturday’s hang-gliding adventure.
A certain Hawaiian is noticeably absent from the Samsung World Championship.
Benn Barham of Britain has equaled the lowest 36-hole score on the European Tour this season, a 13-under 129 at the Austrian Open that has him two strokes ahead of 2007 champion Richard Green of Australia.
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