News for Thursday, November 11, 2010


News 2010 November 11


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Garcia climbs leaderboard with 65 in Australia

Sergio Garcia put himself into the mix at the Australian Masters on Friday with a 6-under 65 that put him within range of the leaders at Victoria Golf Club.

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Kerr jumps to 3-shot lead at Lorena Invite

Cristie Kerr shot a tournament-record 8-under 64 on Thursday to take a three-stroke lead over Stacy Lewis in the Lorena Ochoa Invitational, while Ochoa opened with a 74 on her home course in her first LPGA Tour start since retiring in April.

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Munoz laps competition in rookie race

says Azahara Munoz ran away with the Rookie of the Year race.

On Tuesday at the Lorena Ochoa Invitational, I offered a simple congratulations to Azahara Munoz as she made the turn during a practice round with veterans Juli Inkster and Pat Hurst (who are almost joined at the hip out here).

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Wie WDs after first round in Guadalajara

Michelle Wie’s first attempt at a title defense was shortlived.

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Ochoa enjoying the home crowd in Guadalajara

says Lorena Ochoa and husband/caddie Andres Conesa made a good pair on the course.

Lorena Ochoa stood on the second tee box and rested her chin ever so briefly on the shoulder of her caddie. In the fairway, she gave him a love pat as they discussed her options for the approach.

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Stroud shoots 62 to take early Disney lead

Stroud (62) leads Disney

Chris Stroud shot a 10-under 62 Thursday to top Rickie Fowler and take a three-shot lead in the Children’s Miracle Network Classic.

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Garrigus learning from Memphis meltdown

Garrigus fights for card

At Disney, with a Tour card on the line, Robert Garrigus can change the way his 2010 season will be remembered. D.J. Piehowski reports.

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MLB players tee it up at Disney event

explains why MLB players were on the course Thursday at Disney.

It’s been quite a month for Aaron Rowand.

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Team Foley talks fitness at Summit, not Tiger

caught up with Tiger Woods’ new swing coach, Sean Foley, at the World Golf Fitness Summit.

No Tiger. No discussion of Tiger. No inquiries about Tiger. No analysis of Tiger.

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Woods opens with 69 at Australian Masters

Tiger Woods hit the ball as well as he has all year, except on the greens.

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2011 Women’s Letters of Intent

Erynne Lee, left, Kristen Park, center, and Grace Na are among the notable 2011 graduates to give verbal commitments prior to National Signing Day.

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Mickelson (67) four shots back in Singapore

Phil Mickelson, hoping to claim golf’s No. 1 ranking, opened with a 4-under 67 on Thursday and is four strokes off the pace after the rain-soaked first round at the Singapore Open.