News for Tuesday, October 19, 2010


News 2010 October 19


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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

Cal wins MacKenzie Invite

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?

wonders if there’s a winner’s curse at the Justin Timberlake Open.

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

LSU wins David Toms

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

Toms leads 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

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

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 enhances VR line

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

says little-known Michael Johnson is ready for another crack at TPC 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.