News for Friday, October 22, 2010


News 2010 October 22


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Byrd (63) takes 1-shot lead at Timberlake

Jonathan Byrd shot an 8-under 63 on Friday at rain-softened TPC Summerlin to take the second-round lead at 13 under in the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospital for Children Open.

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Mathis takes two-shot lead in Jacksonville

David Mathis took a step towards moving into the top 25 on the money list Friday, shooting 7-under 63 to take a two-shot lead at the Winn-Dixie Jacksonville Open.

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Koreans lead Team USA by 13 at WWATC

Koreans lead WWATC by 13

In another record-setting effort, South Korea took a 13-shot lead over Team USA at the Women’s World Amateur Team Championship.

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Pavin takes one-shot lead at Administaff

U.S. Ryder Cup captain Corey Pavin shot a 6-under-par 66 Friday for a 1-shot lead after the first round of the Champions Tour’s Administaff Small Business Classic.

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Miyazato, Lee take early lead in Malaysia

Japan’s Mika Miyazato and South Korea’s Jee Young Lee each shot 5-under 66 Friday to lead after the first round of the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia event at Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club.

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Hedblom leads in Spain; Manassero 1 back

Peter Hedblom of Sweden shot a 7-under 64 Friday to take a one-shot after the second round of the Castello Masters.

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Non-stop European Tour schedule is overkill

says the European Tour should seriously consider the less-is-more strategy when filling out its schedule.

I’ve been conducting a secret poll for the last year or so among the guys with whom I regularly play golf. My findings confirm what I’ve long suspected – there are too many tournaments on the European and PGA Tour circuits.

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College stars flock to Argentina for WWATC

College players hit WWATC

The Women’s World Amateur Team Championship drew 38 college players to Argentina to compete for their countries. Beth Ann Baldry reports.

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Justice, Greenbrier face second lawsuit

reports that Jim Justice and his Greenbrier Resort are facing another lawsuit.

Jim Justice and his Greenbrier Resort are facing another lawsuit, with the architect who oversaw the restoration of the Old White Course alleging non-payment.

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Events to watch: Landfall, Isleworth, U.S. Collegiate

has his eye on three college tournaments, including two of the top events in the men’s game.

It will be interesting to see what people refresh more over the weekend. Will it be their fantasy football scores, or – with three of the biggest college golf events of the season – will it be Golfstat?