News for Saturday, July 10, 2010
says a U.S. Women’s Open win is within Alexis Thompson’s reach.
Can Alexis Thompson win the U.S. Women’s Open on Sunday? Her father/caddie, Scott, thinks so. And after an impressive round Saturday, she’ll have a chance at history at Oakmont.
Creamer up by 3 at Oakmont
Paula Creamer, considered the best LPGA player who hasn’t won a major, is moving ever closer to erasing that title. Creamer will take a 3-shot lead into the final day of play at the U.S. Women’s Open.
Uihlein wins Sahalee Players
Peter Uihlein won the Sahalee Players Championship Friday by a dominant seven shots, setting a new scoring record in the process.
Kevin Chapell has extended his lead to five shots at the Ford Wayne Gretzky Classic. The former UCLA star shot 3-under 68 at the Georgian Bay Club in Clarksburg, Ontario to get to 22-under 192.
says Shaun Micheel is vying for a British Open spot, but a trip overseas will depend on his mother.
Nothing like a little bit of good news to jump-start one’s golf game.
Stricker leads John Deere
Steve Stricker cruised to a 9-under 62 Saturday at the John Deere Classic, extending his lead to six shots and setting a new 54-hole record on the PGA Tour.
It wouldn’t have been difficult envisioning Michelle Wie, Eun-Hee Ji and Se Ri Pak being grouped together near the top of the U.S. Women’s Open leaderboard not that long ago.
explains why amateur Lisa McCloskey received a penalty for her caddie’s mistake.
Lisa McCloskey walked out of the scoring area in tears, her day marred by a trip to the bathroom she didn’t even take.
It appeared to be a normal tournament day like any other. After touring the golf course in the morning and taking notes on the hole locations, I met Maria around 1 p.m. to get started with the warm-up session.
Edoardo Molinari of Italy has shot an 8-under 63 to take a one stroke lead into the final round of the Scottish Open at Loch Lomond.
says Michelle Wie described her U.S. Women’s Open as ‘a complete fail.’
Michelle Wie classified her experience at Oakmont as “a complete fail.” The Stanford senior missed the cut at the U.S. Women’s Open for a second consecutive year with rounds of 82-76 for a 16 over finish. She carded five double bogeys and only three birdies.
Creamer shares Open lead
Despite an injured thumb, Paula Creamer moved into a share of the lead Saturday at the U.S. Women’s Open. Sean Martin reports.
Greg Norman has decided against going to St. Andrews this year, pulling out of the British Open and the Wednesday exhibition of former champions on the Old Course.