News for Saturday, March 6, 2010


News 2010 March 6


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Couples takes Toshiba Classic lead

Fred Couples moved into position for his second straight Champions Tour victory, shooting a 7-under 64 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead in the Toshiba Classic.

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Saunders coming into his own

Sam Saunders is stepping out of his grandfather’s shadow.

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Palmer weighs in on Saunders’ game

says Arnold Palmer has good reason to be proud of grandson Sam Saunders at the Honda Classic.

Arnold Palmer is a proud grandfather this Saturday night as his 22-year-old grandson Sam Saunders has played his way up the leaderboard after three rounds at the Honda Classic.

Pate leads by two at Bogota Open

Steve Pate moved into the lead at the Pacific Rubiales Bogota Open Saturday after a 5-under 66 at the Country Club de Bogota.

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Villegas builds 3-shot lead at Honda Classic

Villegas leads by three

Camilo Villegas was on fire Saturday at the Honda Classic, and so, too, was a state park near PGA National. Amid hazy conditions from the controlled burn, Villegas built a three-shot lead with his 3-under 67.

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Saunders displaying a never-give-up mentality

No, he won’t change his routine. He loves to look at leaderboards and he’ll be doing so during Sunday’s final round of the Honda Classic.

Rare rule in play at PGA National’s 18th

explains why an internal out-of-bounds has become more of a concern at the Honda Classic.

Not only must players hit directly into the wind at PGA National’s 17th and 18th holes, but both tees were moved up in Saturday’s third round at the Honda Classic.

Villegas pulling away in smoky conditions

says Camilo Villegas isn’t the only one on fire at PGA National, thanks to nearby burning.

Impressive with a front-side 31 in the third round of the Honda Classic, Camilo Villegas isn’t the only one on fire.

Controlled burn puts haze over Honda Classic

A controlled burn about 15 miles from the site of the Honda Classic sent smoky air over the tournament course for Saturday’s third round.

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Webb leads in Australia; Blumenherst 4 back

Six-time champion Karrie Webb birdied the final hole for an 8-under 64 and a one-stroke lead Saturday in the Australian Ladies Masters.

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Davies, Aphibarnrat share lead in Malaysia

Kiradech Aphibarnrat of Thailand stayed in the hunt for his first Asian Tour title, shooting a 4-under 68 on Saturday for a share of the lead with Rhys Davies of Wales after the third round at the Malaysian Open.