News for Saturday, June 19, 2010
can’t help but wonder if Phil Mickelson shot himself out of another U.S. Open on Saturday.
Tiger Woods shot a laboring 66 out of nowhere. Dustin Johnson took a three-shot lead with an easy 66. Mike Weir shot 83.
says little-known Jason Preeo, who’s working hard to grow the game in Highlands Ranch, Colo., faltered Saturday at Pebble.
The U.S. Open is famous for the diversity of its field. For every Tiger Woods there is a Jason Preeo, who is unknown and probably will stay that way.
Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson once called the Pebble Beach area the “most felicitous meeting of land and sea in creation.”
had a flashback to 2000 during Tiger Woods’ birdie run on the back nine Saturday at Pebble Beach.
Tiger Woods just made eight birdies on U.S. Open Saturday at Pebble Beach. Suddenly, out of nowhere, he gave us 66 reasons that made it seem like 2000 again.
South Korea’s M.J. Hur has the lead after two rounds of the ShopRite LPGA Classic with comeback kid Paula Creamer right behind.
John Daly was four strokes off the lead after shooting a 1-under 69 in the third round of the Fort Smith Classic on Saturday.
The USGA’s executive director says Tiger Woods was wrong to criticize the greens at Pebble Beach as "awful" after the opening round of the U.S. Open.
has seen enough carnage at Pebble’s 14th. It’s time for this vicious green to be rebuilt.
The 14th green is a pimple on the nose of the most beautiful woman in the world.
explains why Alexis Thompson quickly learned that it’s not all glitz and glam on the LPGA.
Alexis Thompson has no explanation for what transpired on the golf course today. Her scorecard looks bipolar.
takes a look at who fell above and below the cut line after the second round at Pebble.
Rumor has it that Round 3 of the U.S. Open is under way, though let’s be honest: With Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els and Co. hours away from their tee time, it’s more enjoyable right now to reflect upon what took place at the tail end of Friday’s second round.
Jamie Elson of England has shot a 3-under 68 to take the lead after the third round of the Saint-Omer Open.
Tim Grogan, head golf coach at Marquette University, has resigned to pursue other opportunities. He has spent the past 19 years at the helm of the men’s golf program, and Marquette immediately will launch a national search for his replacement.
Jeong wins British Amateur
Jin Jeong defeated Arizona State’s James Byrne, 5 and 4, in the 36-hole British Amateur final on Saturday to become the first South Korean to claim the prestigious championship. Alistair Tait reports.
British Am final set
James Byrne will live the dream of a lifetime – an invitation to the Masters – if he can knock off Jin Jeong in the final of the British Amateur Championship on Saturday. Alistair Tait reports.
Jeong became the first Asian player to reach the final of the game’s oldest amateur championship when he defeated former British Boys Champion Matthew Nixon 5&4 in the semifinals at Muirfield.
Tiger Woods made his first birdie at the U.S. Open without even using his putter Friday, then made another one in more traditional fashion to stay in contention in the second round.