News for Saturday, September 26, 2009
Top-ranked Lorena Ochoa birdied five of her last seven holes for a 7-under 65 on Saturday for a share of the lead with Sophie Gustafson after the third round of the CVS/pharmacy LPGA Challenge.
Garrett Willis put himself in position for first Nationwide Tour victory of the year, shooting a bogey-free 5-under 67 Saturday at the WNB Golf Classic.
Tom Pernice Jr. moved into position to become the 15th player to win his Champions Tour debut, shooting his second bogey-free 5-under 67 on Saturday to take a one-shot lead in the SAS Championship.
This is my second trip to Gold Mountain Golf Club, and once again their support of college golf is as good as anywhere I have been.
Hot one at Longbow
On a scorching day in the desert, Lilia Vu and J.J. Holen went low to grab the first-round lead at the Golfweek Junior Series event at Longbow.
Brian Maurer easily took the top spot at the PGA Tour Q-School pre-qualifier in Seaside, Calif., with a final-round 68.
breaks down the possibilities for FedEx Cup champions.
Win the Tour Championship, win your second FedEx Cup championship in two years. That’s the only bottom-line prospect that interests Tiger Woods.
Perry guts it out
He might not have felt worth a hoot, but, as Jeff Rude writes, Kenny Perry pulled his game together to take the Tour Championship lead at 8 under.
Nothing like a stiff breeze at your back to make you breathe easier at a brutal finishing hole.
Another round, another successful effort with the putter. Phil Mickelson was bubbling over with joy.
on why Tiger Woods and the rest of the Tour Championship field are buying popcorn and painting their faces Saturday afternoon.
Don’t be stunned if players circulate a petition to demand that PGA Tour officials do this all the time. Plan for 2:30 p.m. third-round finishes, that is.
The desert has taken a toll on one of its own. Neil Evans of Phoenix has had to WD from the Golfweek Junior Series at Longbow early due to dehydration.
Perry leads Tour Champ.
Kenny Perry birdied his first four holes Saturday on his way to a 6-under 64 and two-shot lead over Tiger Woods in the third round of the Tour Championship.
was on hand to witness the Alabama vs. Oklahoma State Wiffle ball battle.
The pre-tournament festivities at the PING/Golfweek Invitational rated high on the fun meter. I know, because I participated.
Britain and Ireland struck another blow to Continental Europe in the Vivendi Trophy on Saturday, extending its lead to 9-5 in the European Tour match-play event.
with the entertaining explanation Geoff Ogilvy gave for following his second-round 78 with a 64 at the Tour Championship.
So, for the first two days you make nine bogeys, a double, and shoot 8 over to sit dead last in a field of 30.