News for Friday, June 11, 2010
explains why Tim Wilkinson’s missed cut at the St. Jude was especially painful.
As missed cuts go, Tim Wilkinson’s stung worse than most. It cost him his PGA Tour card.
nearly punched his ticket to the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. Read about it in his junior diary.
I hope everyone had a great week. I had a good week of practice in preparation for my U.S. Open sectional qualifier in St. Louis.
GB&I leads after Day 1
Danielle McVeigh, playing only a month after her father died of spinal cancer, led Great Britain and Ireland to a surprising one-point lead over Team USA after Day 1 of the Curtis Cup. Beth Ann Baldry reports.
M.J. Hur had two chip-in birdies in a second consecutive 6-under 66 that gave her a one-shot lead over Amy Yang after the second round of the LPGA’s State Farm Classic on Friday.
GB&I leads Curtis Cup
Great Britain and Ireland hasn't won the Curtis Cup since 1996, but the team took a step toward snapping that streak Friday. With Day One in the books, the visitors have a one point lead on Team USA.
Englishman Lee Westwood birdied his final three holes and grabbed a share of a one-stroke lead Friday with Garrett Willis after the second round of the St. Jude Classic.
Pairings for the first two rounds of the U.S. Open, to be played June 17-20 at Pebble Beach (Calif.) Golf Links (all times EDT)
How does a player shoot 63 on a difficult layout like Sunnehanna Country Club? It’s pretty easy when he hits 13 fairways and 18 greens.
is managing a busy schedule that has her splitting time between three tours.
Considering my last actual tournament was the LET event in Germany, (besides U.S. Open qualifying), it feels like I haven’t actually competed in a while.
Tiger Woods will play the first two rounds of next week’s U.S. Open at Pebble Beach with a familiar foe.
had a great time at the AJGA Junior at Quad Cities, despite losing in a sudden-death playoff.
I had such an exciting week in Illinois for the AJGA Junior at Quad Cities. It all started when I got to drive through Peoria with my permit.
Tanco, Feng headline Rolex
Nothing says excitement like an AJGA invitational. Victoria Tanco, Yueer Cindy Feng and Alison Lee will headline the Rolex Girls Junior Championship when it hits Hilton Head, S.C., next week. Julie Williams previews the action.
Thomas Bjorn of Denmark and Carlos Del Moral of Spain share the lead at 12 under after the second round of the Estoril Open at Penha Longa.
FootJoy Invitational preview
Many of the top juniors will compete this week at the AJGA FootJoy Invitational, the fourth major of the season and the only one in which the winner receives an exemption on the PGA Tour. Ryan Lavner previews the action.
Morrison finding success
James Morrison will play in his first major next week at the U.S. Open, which also happens to be his first tournament on U.S. soil. As Alistair Tait writes, this Englishman is on the right track.
Curtis Cup tied early
Team USA and Great Britain & Ireland played to a tie during the morning foursomes Friday at the Curtis Cup. Beth Ann Baldry reports.
With today marking the start of both the Curtis Cup and the world’s most popular sports event – the World Cup – I am a little bummed here at Essex County Club.
Rocco Mediate was the odd man out in a six-for-five playoff at Monday’s U.S. Open qualifier in Columbus, Ohio.
reports on the proposals that could make the PGA Tour more enjoyable for fans next year.
Several proposals that could make the PGA Tour more enjoyable for fans are closer to becoming reality next season, writes Sean Martin.