News for Saturday, November 6, 2010

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Wronowski named PGA of America president

Allen Wronowski, a club pro in Maryland for the last 30 years, has been elected to a two-year term as president of the PGA of America.

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Allen (61) vaults into lead at Harding Park

Michael Allen shot a course-record 10-under 61 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over defending champion John Cook in the season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship.

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Even-tempered Kan prepares for Purdue career

For those wondering what kind of player gets recruited by a national championship team, look no further than Aurora Kan. The petite player from Boothwyn, Pa., may be soft-spoken, but with a swing like a metronome, she’s hard to ignore.

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Dalke, 13, stands by early commitment to OU

Brad Dalke drew criticism when, at 12 years old, he committed to play golf at Oklahoma. As Ryan Lavner writes, he has no second thoughts.

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Chen jumps ahead early at Golfweek Junior

Doris Chen can’t enter a tournament anymore without a target on her back. The U.S. Girls’ Junior champion emerges as a favorite in most fields, and the Golfweek Junior Invitational is no different.

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College Notes: Life as an individual golfer

In this week’s College Notebook, Julie Williams finds out what life is like for a Division I individual player and takes a close look at Iowa State.

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Woods staring at first career winless season

Sitting 11 shots back of leader Francesco Molinari, Tiger Woods is in position to finish the PGA Tour season without a win for the first time in his career.

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Shin leads Lewis by two at Mizuno Classic

South Korea’s Jiyai Shin shot a 6-under 66 to take a two-stroke lead over American Stacy Lewis after the second round of the Mizuno Classic on Saturday.

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Molinari clings to 1-shot lead in Shanghai

Francesco Molinari fired a third-round 67 at the HSBC Champions, but holds just a one-shot lead over new World No. 1 Lee Westwood.