News for Saturday, March 27, 2010


News 2010 March 27


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Seo extends lead at Kia Classic; Wie 6 back

Hee Kyung Seo admits she tends to peek at the leaderboard more than she should. It must have looked good to her after the third round of the inaugural Kia Classic on Saturday.

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Notes: Couch stays close after lucky break

Chris Couch guesses he wrote to Arnold Palmer about 18 straight years asking for an exemption at Bay Hill – with no luck. He finally caught a break Saturday.

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Buckle builds two-shot lead in Louisiana

Andrew Buckle built a two-shot lead Saturday at the Chitimacha Louisiana Open, climbing 14 spots up the leaderboard aftear a 6-under 65 at Le Triomphe Country Club in Broussard, La.

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Els cards 69, grabs one-shot lead at Bay Hill

Els leads Curtis by one

Ernie Els maintained his position atop the leaderboard Saturday while several of the contenders faltered, shooting a 3-under 69 to take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

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Pavin leads Cap Cana after course-record 63

Corey Pavin birdied his last four holes for a course-record 9-under 63 Saturday and a one-shot lead over Nick Price after two rounds of the Cap Cana Championship.

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Oosthuizen takes solo Andalucia lead with 66

Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa has shot a 4-under 66 to take a one-shot lead over Robert Coles of England after the third round of the Andalucia Open.

Trahan battling bad back in third round

says second-round co-leader D.J. Trahan has fallen off the pace because of a back injury.

Second-round co-leader D.J. Trahan is backing up on moving day. Blame it on his back.

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Monty makes rare visit this side of the pond

says fans are getting the full Colin Montgomerie experience Saturday at Bay Hill.

It’s not too often Colin Montgomerie plays in the U.S. these days. Unless he qualifies for the U.S. Open, PGA Championship or WGC Bridgestone Invitational, none of which he is exempt, this may be the Scot’s lone visit this side of the pond.

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Italy to send record three players to Masters

This year’s Masters will be all about Tiger Woods for most of the world – just not in Italy.

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Els has been in this position before

Ernie Els went two years without winning. Now he has a chance to make it two wins in a row.

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Stockton emerging as the newest short-game guru

with lessons the amateur golfer can learn from short-game guru Dave Stockton.

There is a new short-game sheriff in town. It’s Dave Stockton, the two-time PGA Champion.