News for Saturday, September 5, 2009


News 2009 September 5


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Roberts pulls away at Walmart First Tee Open

Loren Roberts closed in on his second straight Champions Tour title, shooting a 6-under 66 on Saturday at Pebble Beach to take a two-stroke lead over Mark O’Meara in the Walmart First Tee Open.

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Players make final run for Presidents pick

Final selection approaches

For players eyeing a Presidents Cup bid, the Deutsche Bank Championship serves as a last chance to make a statement. Jeff Babineau weighs captain Fred Couples' options.

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Pettersen races to big lead in Canada

Norway’s Suzann Pettersen shot a 5-under 66 on a difficult day at Priddis Greens, taking a five-shot lead over Angela Stanford into the final round of the Canadian Women’s Open.

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O'Hair, Furyk deadlocked at Deutsche Bank

Scores plummeted at the Deutsche Bank Championship today as Sean O'Hair took a share of the lead with Jim Furyk at 12 under.

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Rodgers nets share of Jr. Players lead

Patrick Rodgers surged into a tie for the Jr. Players lead

The three-stroke lead Bobby Wyatt carried into the second round of the Junior Players Championship was slowly chipped away Saturday by Patrick Rodgers, who shot a 4-under-par 68 on the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass.

Players dominate No. 2 at TPC Boston

has the inside scoop on John Senden's double eagle from an eye-witness.

Only 14 and working just his second PGA Tour round ever, the kid has already been part of something his old man has never seen. A double-eagle.

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Niebrugge, Wunderlich lead Golfweek Junior

Jordan Niebrugge (pictured) and Alex Wunderlich share the first-round lead at the Golfweek Junior Series event at the Treetops Resort in Gaylord, Mich.

Sybase Classic leaving Upper Montclair

The LPGA Sybase Classic is leaving the Upper Montclair Country Club, and it may be moving out of New Jersey.

Ishikawa has chance at Presidents Cup

relays a Presidents Cup sugestion from Geoff Ogilvy.

He’s not the captain, but if he were, Geoff Ogilvy knows where he’d be throwing one of his Presidents Cup picks.

Scores plummeting at Deutsche Bank

highlights a group at the Deutsche Bank that would make an excellent best-ball team.

He woke up tied for first, sharing a two-stroke lead. All he did was have a little breakfast and then some lunch and next thing Steve Stricker knew, he was four shots behind in the Deutsche Bank Championship.

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Noren ahead by two at European Masters

Alexander Noren of Sweden shot an 8-under 63 Saturday to take a two-stroke lead after three rounds of the European Masters.

Golf talk missing in Olympic report

notices one word missing from a new Olympic committee report: golf.

For those of you who thought golf was a shoo-in for the Olympics in 2016, you might want to think again after reading the International Olympic Committee’s Evaluation Commission report for the 2016 Games.

Leishman making leap at Deutsche Bank

Ladies and gentlemen, your Final Five in contention for the FedEx Cup championship . . . Tiger Woods, Steve Stricker, Jim Furyk (ho-hum), Heath Slocum (mild surprise) and Marc Leishman.