News for Saturday, August 14, 2010


News 2010 August 14


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Youth movement continues at PGA

Of all the trends that have continued at the PGA, none has been more evident than the solid play of the Tour’s young guns. As Jeff Rude writes, don’t expect that to change.

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Another major shot for Johnson, McIlroy

says golf fans can get used to this sight: Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy vying for major titles.

Kudos to young Nick Watney for trying to apply a Louis Oosthuizen-style headlock and run away with the 92nd PGA Championship – he will begin Sunday with a nice three-shot cushion.

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Watney leads PGA over McIlroy, Johnson

Nick Watney made a flurry of early birdies en route to a 6-under 66 Saturday and a three-shot lead over Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy at the PGA Championship.

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Notes: Liang leads international push at PGA

says Saturday’s international charge was led by an unlikely source . . . Wenchong Liang.

For two days, all you could see through fog was a red, white and blue leaderboard at the 92nd PGA Championship.

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Kang, Korda to battle for Women’s Am title

Kang, Korda for Women’s Am

Jessica Korda and Danielle Kang, both 17, are the last players standing at the U.S. Women’s Amateur. But their paths to the final match couldn’t have been more different. Julie Williams reports.

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Kang and Korda trade prom for pars

explains what life is like for the two 17-year-old finalists at the U.S. Women’s Amateur.

Two 17-year-olds advanced to the final of the U.S. Women’s Amateur. There’s nothing surprising about that fact. Kimberly Kim winning at age 14 at Pumpkin Ridge way back in 2006 – now that was a shocker. But 17 is relatively old these days in the world of women’s golf.

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Players missing mark on ‘gimme’ calls

says players at the U.S. Women’s Amateur need to stop being so stingy with ‘gimme’ putts.

If what I have seen at this week’s U.S. Women’s Amateur is any indication of what to expect at the U.S. Amateur, then prepare to be annoyed.

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Furyk, Holmes capitalize on ideal conditions

says Jim Furyk and J.B. Holmes made their move in benign conditions Saturday at Whistling Straits.

Those who completed their second rounds Saturday morning with greeted with mild conditions and able to make a move into contention at the PGA Championship.

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Harrington collapse leads to MC at PGA

details Padraig Harrington’s 18th-hole collapse and highlights the other notables to miss the cut at the PGA.

It took a good while, but they’ve finally trimmed back the field here at the 92nd PGA Championship. From a field of 156 we are down to 72 players for the final two rounds.

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Woods shoots 70 at PGA; 5 back of Kuchar

A break did little to steady Tiger Woods’ game.

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Garcia 'on holiday' after MC at PGA

says Sergio Garcia is ‘on holiday’ after another missed cut at the PGA Championship.

His work week stretching into a rare Saturday appearance, but only thanks to lengthy fog delays, Sergio Garcia made no mistake about it – he was ready to rest.