News for Tuesday, October 19, 2010



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Contractor sues Greenbrier for $1.275 million

The Greenbrier Hotel Corp. has been sued by a golf course construction contractor claiming $1.275 million is due for unpaid labor and materials, Bradley S. Klein reports.

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Cal goes low, captures MacKenzie for 2nd win

Led by freshman Byeong-Hun An, California held off hard-charging San Diego State on Oct. 19 to win the Alister MacKenzie Invitational for its second consecutive victory.

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Notes: Chappell earns promotion to PGA Tour

Two years after he led UCLA to an NCAA title, Kevin Chappell is headed to the PGA Tour.

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Is there a winner’s curse in Vegas?

You would think the winners of the PGA Tour stop in Las Vegas – aka the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open – had hit the jackpot.

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LSU, Gutgsell win David Toms Intercollegiate

With three players at the top of the leaderboard, LSU withstood a final-round charge by Arkansas to win the David Toms Intercollegiate for the second consecutive year.

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Toms leads Els by 1 at PGA Grand Slam

David Toms, an alternate, opened with a 4-under 67 Tuesday to take a one-shot lead over Ernie Els in the PGA Grand Slam of Golf.

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Isleworth Collegiate offers unique experience

Asher Wildman explains why the Isleworth Collegiate is unlike any event in college golf.

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Nike enhances VR line with new forged irons

Nike is introducing two sets of forged VR irons that are eye-catching updates of previous Nike design concepts. James Achenbach reports.

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Johnson readies for N’wide debut at Sawgrass

About the only thing Michael Johnson remembers from his rousing triumph at TPC Sawgrass was his 20-footer on the 18th hole of The Players Stadium Course. Everything else, it seems, is one euphoric blur.