News for Thursday, October 28, 2010


News 2010 October 28


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Three tied for early N’wide lead in Charleston

Joe Affrunti, James Hahn and Brendan Steele shot 6-under 66s on Thursday to share the first-round lead in the Nationwide Tour Championship, the last chance for all three to earn 2011 PGA Tour cards through the developmental circuit money list.

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Wattel, France march into World Am lead

France takes early WATC lead

Romain Wattel already has won an individual title in Argentina. Now the Frenchman is trying to help his country to a world championship.

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Jager showing focus in final amateur event

Jager playing final am event

Australian standout Matt Jager is playing his final amateur event this week at the World Amateur Team Championship. Sean Martin takes a look at what may lie ahead.

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Hak starts fast with double eagle at WATC

says Shun Yat Hak holed a double eagle during the first round of the World Amateur Team Championship.

Hong Kong’s Shun Yat Hak got off to a good start in the World Amateur Team Championship, sinking a 3-wood for double eagle on the par-5 second hole in the first round at Buenos Aires Golf Club.

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Kirk WDs in Charleston with thumb fracture

Chris Kirk, No. 2 on the Nationwide Tour money list, has withdrawn from this week’s season-ending Tour Championship due to a fracture at the base of his left thumb.

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Larazabal leads in Spain, Kaymer struggles

Spain’s Pablo Larazabal shot a 5-under 66 to take the first-round lead Thursday in the Andalucia Masters, while Germany’s Martin Kaymer struggled in his attempt to overtake Tiger Woods in the world rankings.

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Taking it to the Bank at Isleworth

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On an unpredictable day at Isleworth, Bank Vongvanij continued his stellar season with a win in one of the best events of the fall.

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Barnes leads Asia Pacific Classic with 63

Ricky Barnes shot an 8-under 63 Thursday to take the lead after the first round of the inaugural Asia Pacific Classic, the first PGA Tour-sanctioned event in Southeast Asia.

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Woods to give back, play in Thai skins game

Tiger Woods says he’s looking forward to giving something back to Thailand when he makes a quick visit to his mother’s home country for the first time in 10 years to play a one-day skins tournament next month.