News for Thursday, May 13, 2010


News 2010 May 13


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Grahek (No. 70, 2011) commits to Notre Dame

has given a verbal commitment to Notre Dame.

Patrick Grahek, No. 70 in Golfweek’s rankings for the class of 2011, has verbally committed to Notre Dame. Grahek, of Alpharetta, Ga., had narrowed his decision to Notre Dame and Northwestern before choosing the Irish.

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Munoz opens with 65 to lead in Mobile

Munoz leads in Mobile

Former NCAA champion Azahara Munoz shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday to lead the Bell Micro LPGA Classic, the tour’s first event since Erica Blasberg was found dead Sunday.

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Jones shoots 66, leads by one at Texas Open

Matt Jones eagled the par-5 14th hole and finished with a 6-under 66 to take a one-stroke lead Thursday after the first round of the Texas Open.

Piller, Potter Jr. share lead at BMW Pro-Am

Martin Piller and Ted Potter Jr. each shot 8-under 64 on Thursday to share the lead after the first round of the BMW Charity Pro-Am.

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Rice shoots 92 in second Nationwide start

Jerry Rice shot an opening-round 92, seriously denting his bid to make the cut at the BMW Charity Pro-Am.

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‘LPGA family’ missing Blasberg in Mobile

has details from the memorial service held Wednesday for Erica Blasberg.

Irene Cho kissed her wristband every time she made a birdie during the first round of the Bell Micro LPGA Classic.

Men’s regional selections: A tough gig

explains what makes selecting the 81 NCAA Men’s Regional teams such a tough task.

ighty-one teams had to be invited to the NCAA Men’s Regionals to fill out the the six sites. However, 69 or 70 teams were at-large invites, while the remaining were automatic qualifiers as conference championship winners.

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Kingston leads by two at Mallorca Open

James Kingston of South Africa shot a 5-under 65 to take the lead after the first round of the Mallorca Open on Thursday.

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Green nervous for return as individual

Ken Green isn’t aiming for a quick victory in his comeback to the Champions Tour.

Madrid presents bid to host 2018 Ryder Cup

The Spanish Golf Federation has submitted its bid to host the 2018 Ryder Cup.

Armed Forces champ tees it up at Texas Open

has the story of John C. Little II, the reigning Armed Forces champ playing this week in the Texas Open.

John C. Little III, a member of the 6th Security Forces Squadron at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, was supposed to be deployed overseas May 20. Instead, he’s playing in a PGA Tour event.

Finalists named for Jan Strickland Award

Five assistant college golf coaches have been named finalists for the 2010 Jan Strickland Award, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced today.

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NCAA Championship: Win Annika’s autograph!

says pick the NCAA Women’s team champion – win an Annika-autographed T-shirt.

I have exciting news, but also sad news to report today, college golf fans. The best week in women’s golf – the NCAA Women’s Championship – begins May 18, but it also signifies the final event of their year.

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Cathrea, 14, excited for second LPGA start

reports that 14-year-old Casie Cathrea feels more comfortable playing this week in her second LPGA event.

Casie Cathrea is at it again. The 14-year-old makes her second LPGA start this weekend at the Bell Micro LPGA Classic in Mobile, Ala.