News for Saturday, July 31, 2010
says Bernhard Langer, not Fred Couples, will win the U.S. Senior Open on Sunday.
Although the majority of fans at Sunday’s U.S. Senior Open will be pulling for hometown hero Fred Couples, James Achenbach predicts another Bernhard Langer major.
isn’t so sure that the “golf’s best putter” label still fits Loren Roberts.
Some people think Loren Roberts is the best putter in golf. Period.
Tom Kite, commenting on the firm, quick greens at Sahalee Country Club: “The greens were microscopically softer today. I think somebody went out there and spit on the greens a little.”
Kevin Chappell held onto a share of the lead at the Cox Classic Saturday, turning in a 3-under 68 at Champions Run.
Fred Couples shot a 5-under 65 on Saturday for a share of the U.S. Senior Open lead, feeding off a raucous hometown crowd hoping the native son can win his first U.S. Golf Association championship.
Chung wins Porter Cup
Stanford’s David Chung emerged from a pack of amateur stars that included Peter Uihlein and Russell Henley to claim a three-shot victory at the Porter Cup. Ron Balicki reports.
Harris joins Minn. golf program
Former Champions Tour player John Harris, who played golf and hockey at Minnesota as a student, has been named the Gophers’ new Director of Golf.
Jeff Overton shot a 4-under 66 on Saturday for a three-stroke lead entering the final round of the inaugural Greenbrier Classic.
Tseng, Hull in final pairing
With a new mental approach, and a few tunes between shots, Yani Tseng is on the verge of capturing a third major title. Beth Ann Baldry reports.
Tseng leads Women’s British
Yani Tseng (left) eagled the par-5 18th to take a four-shot lead over Katherine Hull entering the final round of the Women’s British Open.
says with three par 5s in the final four holes, anything can happen at Royal Birkdale.
Royal Birkdale is Par-5 Heaven for the elite of women’s golf.
Ross Fisher of England will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Irish Open after shooting an even-par 71 on Saturday.
Several U.S. Solheim Cup prospects will make their way to Ireland after this week’s championship. The AIB Ladies Irish Open will be played Aug. 6-8 at Killeen Castle, County Meath, site of the 2011 Solheim Cup.
Morgan Pressel has shot a course record 7-under 65 at Royal Birkdale to get back up among the leaders at the British Women’s Open.