News for Saturday, April 3, 2010



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Hicks (No. 87, 2010) commits to Tulsa

Mark Hicks, No. 87 in the class of 2010, has verbally committed to Tulsa. The Bermuda Dunes, Calif., resident also made unofficial visits to Pepperdine, UC Irvine, Princeton and Columbia.

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Intriguing storylines at Houston Open finale

Some intriguing storylines heading into the final round of the Shell Houston Open. Anthony Kim and Bryce Molder are your co-leaders at 10 under.

Chapman answers call from dream school

James Chapman is proof that sometimes the dream school calls when you least expect it, and when it does, you just have to go.

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La Quinta High prevails in Palmetto playoff

Who’s afraid of a playoff? Not the five seniors on the La Quinta High School team who showed moxie Saturday en route to a playoff win at the Palmetto High School Championship. Julie Williams reports.

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Stupples controls nerves to seize Kraft lead

Karen Stupples got a get-your-head-on-straight-this-is-what-you-play-for pep talk from her caddie on the first tee. She was admittedly nervous, feeling sick Saturday afternoon.

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Rivals match outfits, scores in Round 3

Yani Tseng and Suzann Pettersen wore matching outfits Saturday at the Kraft Nabisco Championship while matching each other for the low round of the day. Their 67s moved them into second place, and helped them earn spots in Sunday’s final threesome.

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Park rediscovers game after lengthy slump

Grace Park was swarmed by the media at a major championship for the first time in years Saturday at the Kraft Nabisco Championship.

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Stupples leads Pettersen, Tseng by 1 at Kraft

Six major champions are within seven shots of leader Karen Stupples at the Kraft Nabisco, setting up a super Sunday at Mission Hills.

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Washington rallies to win ASU Thunderbird

Washington shot a sizzling 16-under 268 Saturday to come from behind and win the ASU Thunderbird Invitational.

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Molder, Kim share Houston Open lead

Anthony Kim and Bryce Molder are tied for the lead heading into the final round of the Houston Open, the final event before the Masters.