News for Friday, January 15, 2010

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Palmer emerges with Sony Open lead

The top of the Sony Open leaderboard remains tight, but Ryan Palmer managed to take a one-shot lead Friday with a 4-under 66.

Get ready for Saturday at the Sally

If Friday was any indication, then the final installment of the South Atlantic Amateur Saturday could be one for the ages.

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For Zoeller, timing is key at Skins Game

Fuzzy Zoeller knows that timing is everything in the Champions Skins Game.

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Allenby leads Sony Open on bum ankle

Robert Allenby is keeping it simple on his bum right ankle and leading the Sony Open.

Woods to help with Haitian relief effort

Tiger Woods plans to help with relief efforts in earthquake-ravaged Haiti by supporting groups providing resources to children.

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Sherratt outlasts Cauley in Australia

Jordan Sherratt started the year off right at the Master of the Amateurs Friday, winning a playoff with Bud Cauley to claim the championship, as well as a handful of other amateur invites.

Must-visit booths at the PGA Merchandise show

The annual PGA Merchandise show in Orlando is just weeks away and I’m already counting down the days. To help you make the best use of your time, I’ve get some insider tips on a five “underground” names that are a must see.

Champions Skins Game lives on, but in tape delay

The Skins Game unceremoniously went on hiatus last year after it failed to land a new title sponsor.

Round 1 of the Sony Open: 25 hours

Round 1 of the Sony Open in Hawaii has finally ended, more than 25 hours after it began.

Ailing Allenby makes this more confusing

Robert Allenby shot a co-leading 65 in the first round of the Sony Open. He did so despite playing on a right ankle he sprained during a fall near the clubhouse Monday, an ankle that he has iced several times a day.

It’s a pain in the foot for caddie Henley

There is no good time to develop a case of gout in the feet. But for a caddie, it’s especially painful on a day when you have a tour of duty that you will not relinquish.

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Commentary: A closer look at possible 2018 Ryder Cup venues

France? Germany? Holland? Portugal? Sweden? Spain? Alistair Tait investigates some possible venues vying for the 2018 Ryder Cup – even if some haven’t been built yet.

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Spieth (No. 1, 2011) narrows list to OSU, Texas

Jordan Spieth, the No. 1 player in the Golfweek/Titleist Junior Rankings, has narrowed his college choices to Oklahoma State and Texas.

Federer: ‘Wonderful’ Woods will return soon

Roger Federer says he's spoken to his friend Tiger Woods by phone and predicts he will be back soon “as the wonderful golfer we know.”

Barnes wins British Open qualifying tournament

Kurt Barnes shot a second-round 64 at Kingston Heath on Friday to win the 36-hole British Open Australasian qualifying tournament.

No desert revenge for Stricker

Steve Stricker will not have a chance to revenge his loss at the Bob Hope Classic this year. The three-time winner in 2010 will return instead to the frozen tundra of Wisconsin versus the warm weather of the desert.