News for Saturday, February 27, 2010


News 2010 February 27


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Chen (No. 3, 2011) making unofficial visits

has made unofficial visits to a handful of schools, but has made no final decision.

Doris Chen, the third-ranked player in Golfweek’s Junior Rankings for the class of 2011, has started the process of making unofficial visits to colleges.

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Quinn builds five-shot lead in Panama

Fran Quinn shot a scorching 8-under 62 Saturday at the Panama Championship to build a five-shot lead entering the final round.

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Snedeker atop Phoenix Open; Fowler 2 back

Snedeker leads Phoenix Open

Brandt Snedeker rose to the top of the leaderboard Saturday at the Phoenix Open with a 5-under 66 in front of a wild TPC Scottsdale crowd. Rickie Fowler trails by two shots.

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Pettersen looking for redemption at HSBC

says Suzann Pettersen didn’t waste much energy reliving last week’s loss, but a win this week still would be nice.

If you’re wondering how Suzann Pettersen took her loss last week in Thailand when the cameras grew dark, the answer is better than expected.

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What a difference a year has made for Hurst

Vicky Hurst quietly crept up the leaderboard Saturday afternoon with three consecutive birdies on Nos. 15-17 at Tanah Merah Country Club. The LPGA sophomore failed to break par last week in Thailand. She chalked that up to nerves.

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Inkster, Miyazato lead HSBC Champions

American Juli Inkster and Ai Miyazato of Japan each shot a 69 in the third round to tie for the lead at the third round of the LPGA’s HSBC Women’s Champions.