News for Saturday, June 5, 2010


News 2010 June 5


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Notes: Lehman recalls meeting with Wooden

Tom Lehman didn’t spend much time with John Wooden – just long enough to learn a few things that will last a lifetime.

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Fowler leads Memorial by 3; Barnes fires 62

Fowler leads Memorial by 3

Rickie Fowler is one round closer to joining the youth movement on the PGA Tour. Fowler, 21, shot 69 on Saturday to maintain his three-stroke lead entering the final round of the Memorial.

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Price, Armour share lead in Iowa

Nick Price shot a 6-under 65 to pull into a tie with Tommy Armour III after second-round play at the Principal Charity Classic on Saturday.

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Ogilvy yet to solve Muirfield Village

says Geoff Ogilvy’s love-hate relationship with Muirfield Village continues.

It is clear that after 10 appearances and 35 rounds, Geoff Ogilvy and Muirfield Village have a love-hate relationship.

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Oklahoma St. buries Oregon, reaches finals

OK State beats Oregon

After losing in the first round last year, Oklahoma State is on the verge of capturing its 11th national title after beating Oregon on Saturday. Eric Soderstrom reports.

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Scouting report: NCAA Championship

breaks down the matchup between Oklahoma State and Augusta State for Sunday’s NCAA finals.

At 9:30 a.m. Sunday morning, Oklahoma State and Augusta State will square off to decide this year’s national champion. The Cowboys will be playing for their 11th NCAA Championship; Augusta State will be going for its first.

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Another dramatic finish carries Augusta State

Augusta St. reaches finals

Augusta State isn’t just adding excitement to this NCAA Championship by playing the underdog role. As Sean Martin writes, the Jaguars also are authoring their share of dramatic finishes.

Park, Staten tied at Prince George’s Open

Jin Park and B.J. Staten will share the lead entering the final round of the Prince George’s County Open.

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Laird withdraws from U.S. Open qualifier

with some news on Monday’s U.S. Open qualifier, including Martin Laird’s WD.

You can cross off Martin Laird’s name from the list of players who’ll go right from the Memorial to a U.S. Open qualifier.

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OK State, Augusta St. to play for NCAA title

NCAA final matchup set

Top-seeded Oklahoma State and Augusta State will square off for the NCAA Championship on Sunday. As Ron Balicki writes, it’s a classic case of David vs. Goliath.

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Siem opens up three-shot lead in Wales

Germany’s Marcel Siem shot a 5-under 66 to take a 3-stroke lead, while Scotland’s Stephen Gallacher set a course-record 63 at the Wales Open.

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Mickelson’s alma mater, brother lose at NCAAs

His day ended on a good note – back-to-back birdies to shoot 1-under 71 Friday and pull into a share of eighth place at The Memorial.

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Mickelson knows wild U.S. Open qualifiers

Backed up at Memorial

On a rainy day at the Memorial, which may mean consecutive 36-hole rounds for U.S. Open hopefuls, Jim McCabe relives Phil Mickelson’s qualifier in 1993 – the last time he missed our national Open.