News for Friday, July 23, 2010
Tim Clark shot a bogey-free 6-under 64 on Friday for a share of the second-round lead with Dean Wilson in the Canadian Open in another low-scoring day at straight-hitter friendly St. George’s.
Michael Putnam backed up an opening-round 67 with a 69 on Friday to take a one-shot lead at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Invitational in Columbus, Ohio.
says Katelyn Dambaugh could become the first left-hander to win the U.S. Girls’ Junior.
Katelyn Dambaugh may be a new arrival on the USGA scene, but she’s making her presence known at the U.S. Girls’ Junior. After cruising through the quarterfinals and semifinals, Dambaugh will meet Doris Chen in the 36-hole final at the Country Club of North Carolina.
thinks he found the longest hitter in college golf – pound-for-pound, anyway.
I don’t know if I saw the longest hitter in college golf on Friday at the Arizona Amateur, but if you’ll allow me to add a pound-for-pound condition, I’ll feel pretty comfortable putting that tag on Jason Shano from the University of San Diego.
Liu, Thomas in Junior final
Jim Liu will face Justin Thomas on Saturday with a chance to become the youngest U.S. Junior champ in history. Ryan Lavner reports.
U.S. Girls’ Junior final set
Katelyn Dambaugh (left) is already excited about the perks of making the U.S. Girls’ Junior finals, but a win would make them all the sweeter. Julie Williams reports.
says athletics run in the genes of U.S. Junior semifinalist Robby Shelton.
Robby Shelton has become the name floating around Egypt Valley and the junior golf world this week.
Mika Miyazato of Japan shot a 5-under 67 for the second-round lead at the Evian Masters on Friday.
U.S. Junior Am semis set
The final four is set at the U.S. Junior Amateur. As Ryan Lavner reports, keep an eye on baby-faced Robby Shelton (lower left), the giant killer.
Golfweek.com is on the ground at Egypt Valley CC and the CC of North Carolina to bring you an up-close look at the 2010 U.S. Junior Amateur and U.S. Girls’ Junior.
Final 4 set at Girls’ Junior
The U.S. Girls’ Junior features four underdogs in the semifinals this afternoon. Julie Williams reports from the CC of North Carolina.
Corey Pavin has grabbed the early second-day lead at the Senior British Open after shooting a second straight 69 to reach 4 under. American Ryder Cup captain Corey Pavin shot a second straight 2-under 69 Friday to share the second-round lead with Bernhard Langer at the Senior British Open.
details Patrick Reed’s exhausting travel schedule this summer on the amateur circuit.
Since winning all three of his matches at the NCAA Championship at The Honors Course and leading Augusta State to its first Division I national title, Patrick Reed has become amateur golf’s leading “road warrior.”
K.J. Choi has taken over the lead at the Scandinavian Masters after shooting a 5-under 67 early in the second round Friday, putting him at 9 under overall.
Not many people knew much about Scott Wolfes at this year’s U.S. Junior. Around Egypt Valley he is starting to be known as the kid on a roller coaster.