News for Saturday, August 21, 2010


News 2010 August 21


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Miyazato builds 3-shot lead at Safeway

Chasing her fifth LPGA Tour victory of the year, Ai Miyazato shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the LPGA Safeway Classic.

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Inkster DQ’d for using training aid mid-round

Juli Inkster was disqualified from the LPGA Safeway Classic for using a weighted training aid on her club while waiting on the No. 10 hole on the Ghost Creek Course at the Safeway Classic.

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PGA Tour at a high risk for birdies

says Kevin Na nearly became the latest player to join the 59 Club, but settled for a 61 at Sedgefield instead.

With the low scoring of late on the PGA Tour, rules officials should think about putting out an advisory like those issued by the Department of Homeland Security. The current threat advisory level definitely is orange: High risk of BIRDIES.

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Lehman leads by 2 at Jeld-Wen Tradition

Tom Lehman moved into position for his second Champions Tour major victory of the year, shooting a 3-under 69 on Saturday at Crosswater Club to take a two-stroke lead in the Jeld-Wen Tradition.

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DeMarois, Shipley grab early Treetops lead

DeMarois, Shipley lead

Thanks to unfailing accuracy off the tee, David DeMarois (pictured) and Gabrielle Shipley jumped out to early leads at the Golfweek Junior Series event in Gaylord, Mich.

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Atwal takes three-shot lead at Wyndham

Atwal leads Wyndham by 3

Arjun Atwal, who lost his PGA Tour card last month, holds a three-shot lead after 54 holes at the Wyndham Championship.

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Darland (No. 170, 2011) commits to SD State

has given a verbal commitment to San Diego State.

Tad Darland of Henderson, Nev., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at San Diego State.

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Hanson opens four-shot lead at Czech Open

Ryder Cup hopeful Peter Hanson shot a 5-under 67 to open a four-stroke lead after the third round of the Czech Open.