News for Thursday, March 25, 2010


News 2010 March 25


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Kim learns to balance golf and motherhood

New mothers juggle tour life

Keeping up with a new baby and the start of a new LPGA tour season might sound like the ultimate balancing act, but it’s no problem for Mi Hyun Kim. Beth Ann Baldry explains how this new mother is coping.

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Min takes one-shot lead at Kia Classic

The first LPGA Tour event of the year on U.S. soil opened with a decidedly South Korean feel. Na On Min shot a bogey-free 6-under 66 on Thursday to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the inaugural Kia Classic at La Costa.

Riegger leads by one at Chitimacha Open

John Riegger fired a 5-under 66 Thursday to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the Chitimacha Louisiana Open.

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Notes: Weir not weary of updated Bay Hill

Not that long ago, Mike Weir wouldn’t even consider playing at Bay Hill. A personal talk from Arnold Palmer changed that.

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Couples seeking historic win at Cap Cana

Fred Couples figures his sizzling Champions Tour start is just a matter of good play and good luck.

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Tour denies Green's bid for medical extension

Ken Green, whose lower right leg was amputated after a fatal automobile accident last June, said he “felt like I had my throat slit” upon learning the Champions Tour Policy Board denied his request for a major medical extension during meetings March 22-23 in Orlando, Fla.

Kjeldsen, Lawrie share lead at Andalucia Open

Defending champion Soren Kjeldsen and Paul Lawrie shared the lead Thursday at the Andalucia Open after each shot a 5-under 65 in the opening round.

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Unpredictable Match Play sparks excitement

College Notebook

The Callaway Collegiate Match Play Championship was full of surprises. As Ron Balicki writes, the spark provided by unheralded John Catlin of New Mexico was just one reason the event was exciting.

Holmes seeing swing, putting changes pay off

says J.B. Holmes is benefitting from a swing change and a few putting lessons.

J.B. Holmes is known for his long drives, not for his long putts. But things were different in the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

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Holmes, Love III shoot 66 to lead at Bay Hill

Holmes, Love III share lead

Davis Love III – who needs a win in the next two weeks to qualify for the Masters – made a good start toward that goal Thursday at Bay Hill. Love posted a 6-under 66 for a share of the lead with J.B. Holmes.

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Singh commits to Verizon Heritage

Vijay Singh is returning to the Verizon Heritage for the first time since 2001.

Events to watch: Linger Longer, Liz Murphey

will be keeping an eye on three great college events this weekend.

Get your game faces on. There are three great tournaments coming up.