News for Thursday, July 22, 2010

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Kaye leads Children’s Hospital Open with 62

Jonathan Kaye turned in an opening 8-under 63 to take the first-round lead at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Invitational at Ohio State University’s Scarlet Course.

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Spieth, Thompson, Grillo fall at U.S. Junior

Jordan Spieth? Out. Curtis Thompson? Out. Ryan Lavner takes a look at the eight players still standing at the U.S. Junior Amateur.

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Liu the youngster to beat at U.S. Girls’ Junior

Stephanie Liu didn’t even have to announce her match-play prowess to the crowd gathered beside the U.S. Girls’ Junior scoreboard mid-day Thursday. Soobin Kim, her first victim in the day’s marathon matches, did it for her.

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Long day ends in quarterfinal berth for Tanco

Despite being pushed to seven extra holes in the morning, Victoria Tanco cruised through her afternoon match on a sweltering day at the U.S. Girls’ Junior. Julie Williams reports.

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Delahoussaye fires 62 to lead Canadian Open

Brent Delahoussaye shot an 8-under 62 on Thursday to match the Canadian Open record, making an eagle, seven birdies and a bogey in perfect scoring conditions at historic St. George’s. Golf & Country Club.

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Rohrer smashes Special Olympics scoring record

Scott Rohrer shot 71 on Monday to set a new Special Olympics scoring record. He didn't stop there – Rohrer went on to shatter the 54-hole record by 15 shots. D.J. Piehowski reports.

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Despite low scores, Egypt Valley still a gem

I spent Monday in East Lansing, Mich., with Michigan State women’s coach Stacy Slobodnik-Stoll. She told me how tough Egypt Valley Golf Club was going to play for the U.S. Junior Amateur. I was also informed by a member of the USGA media department about the difficulty of Egypt Valley.

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Tanco survives marathon match at Girls’ Jr.

After engaging in a back-and-forth battle with Victoria Tanco on a sweltering hot morning at the Country Club of North Carolina, all that stood between Ariya Jutanugarn and a spot in the third round of match play at the U.S. Girls’ Junior was a left-to-right 3-footer on the 18th green.

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Q&A: Caulfield Apparel Group VP Shane Brett

The Abacus brand has traveled miles and jumped oceans to land in the U.S. market. While Abacus has gained a following, many people don’t know details about the products and the man behind the products.

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Pressel among leaders at Evian Masters

Morgan Pressel birdied her first three holes on Thursday and finished with a 6-under 66 to lead after the first round of the Evian Masters.

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King’s unique teaching style paying off

Charlie King, director of the Reynolds Plantation Golf Academy in Greensboro, Ga., is not your typical teaching pro. As James Achenbach writes, King likes to make people laugh before hitting them over the head with a serious message.

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Oosthuizen tied atop Scandinavian Masters

British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen is tied with Richard Green for the early lead at the Scandinavian Masters after shooting a 5-under 67.

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Spieth takes early exit at U.S. Junior

Defending U.S. Junior Amateur champion Jordan Spieth lost in the second round of match play Thursday. Ryan Lavner reports.

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Stewart wins Golfweek/Harmony Senior

Karl Stewart, of Riverside, Calif., became the latest super senior to outplay the younger senior amateur when he captured the inaugural Golfweek/Harmony Senior Championship on July 21 at Harmony Club in Timnath, Colo.

Golf Hall of Fame ceremony moves to May

The induction ceremony for the World Golf Hall of Fame is moving to May, where it will kick off a busy week at The Players Championship.

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No. 1 McCarthy tops Thompson at Junior

Stroke-play medalist Curtis Thompson has been eliminated during the Round of 32 at the U.S. Junior Amateur.

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Langer, Blake lead early at Senior British

Bernhard Langer and Jay Don Blake each shot a 4-under 67 to share the early first-round lead at the Senior British Open.

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A unique player-caddie duo at Girls’ Junior

Per the USGA rule, no players in the field this week at the U.S. Girls’ Junior are allowed to employ a parent as a caddie. Luckily for Megan Khang, that doesn’t extend to adoptive golf parents.