News for Saturday, January 9, 2010


News 2010 January 9


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Winter rest puts O’Hair back on his game

says Sean O’Hair is feeling better after suffering from a stress fracture in his forearm for much of 2009.

He first felt the pain last May, while doing “impact drills” at the Colonial. Nearly seven months later, Sean O’Hair found out why the lower part of his left forearm still hurt.

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Glover holds on to SBS Championship lead

Glover leads by one shot

Can Lucas Glover open the year with a wire-to-wire victory? It's looking promising so far, as Glover remains one shot ahead of defending champion Geoff Ogilvy at the SBS Championship.

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Roig wins chilly Harder Hall in playoff

Roig wins endurance test

Even though Kyle Roig couldn't feel her hands, she still managed to beat Alexis Thompson in a playoff at the chilly Harder Hall Invitational.

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Notes: Kapalua field size topic of debate

The 28 players at Kapalua matches the record for the smallest field at the season-opening SBS Championship since it moved to Maui in 1999.

Three brands to miss 2010 PGA Show

with news that Adidas, Ashworth and Puma will miss the 2010 PGA Show.

With economic uncertainty still clouding the golf landscape in 2010, Adidas, Ashworth and Puma have decided to skip the PGA Show in Orlando, Fla., this year.

Former BYU coach Karl Tucker dies at 83

remembers long-time BYU men’s head coach Karl Tucker as a true gentleman.

After reading the sad news Saturday morning about Karl Tucker, I asked my wife, Debbie, if she remembered the former Brigham Young men’s golf coach.

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U.S. defends title at Copa de las Americas

U.S. easily defends title

Team USA built a big lead and easily defended its title at the Copa de las Americas, beating host country Argentina by 12 stokes.

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Aiken, Fisher Jr. share Africa Open lead

Thomas Aiken shot a 4-under 69 Saturday to share the lead after the third round of the Africa Open with Trevor Fisher Jr., who caddied for him in last year’s CA Championship on the PGA Tour.

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Monty leads Europe in Royal Trophy rally

Europe turned the tables on Asia at the Royal Trophy on Saturday, winning three of four matches in the four-ball competition to take a 4 1/2 to 3 1/2 lead into the final day.