News for Saturday, October 9, 2010


News 2010 October 9


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Colorado wins home event after car accident

Colorado wins home event

Colorado won the Heather Farr/CU Memorial Invitational in record-setting fashion Saturday after five players were involved in a multi-car accident the night before the final round.

Hamilton making a name for himself on Tour

introduces you to Alex Hamilton, a Monday qualifier who is creeping up the McGladrey leaderboard.

We all know Alexander Hamilton as the face of the $10 bill, but James Alexander Hamilton III, the golfer, is not quite as recognizable.

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Kerr leads Navistar, eyes third win of 2010

Cristie Kerr moved into position for her third victory of the year, shooting a 5-under 67 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead in the Navistar LPGA Classic.

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Pernice still up to the challenge of the PGA Tour

says Tom Pernice Jr. is perfectly content to grind it out on the PGA Tour. For now.

Tom Pernice Jr. isn’t ready to turn his badge in just yet.

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Slocum moves ahead at McGladrey

Chasing his first Tour win since last year’s playoffs, Heath Slocum took a one-shot lead Saturday at the McGladrey Classic at Sea Island.

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Affrunti leads Chattanooga Classic by one

Joe Affrunti retained his lead at the Chattanooga Classic on Saturday and will take a one-shot advantage over David Bradshaw into the final round.

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Schniederjans, Kim start fast at Ping Invite

The Ping Invitational

Oliver Schniederjans took the lead Saturday on the boys’ side of the Ping Invitational while Kyung Kim put up a course-record 65 at Karsten Creek to lead the girls’ division by three shots.

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Notes: Highlights from the USGA Senior Am

recounts some of the best stories from this year’s USGA Senior Amateur.

Paul Simson of Raleigh, N.C., has attained a remarkable goal, although some golf fans are too narrow-minded to realize the magnitude of Simson’s achievement.

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O’Meara builds two-shot lead at Sr. Players

O'Meara leads Sr. Players

Mark O’Meara, chasing his first Champions Tour victory, holds a two-shot lead at the Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship.

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Parry leads Dunhill Links; Kaymer two back

John Parry’s lead at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship was halved to two strokes Saturday after the Englishman shot a 1-under 71 in the third round.

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Teen Noh leads Korea Open by five shots

South Korea teenager Seung-yul Noh shot a 1-under 70 Saturday for a five-stroke lead after the third round of the Korea Open.

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Matsuyama takes 3-shot lead at Asian Am

Matsuyama leads Asian Am

Hideki Matsuyama stormed into the lead Saturday at the Asian Amateur, putting up a 6-under 65 amid a torrential downpour to take a three-shot lead.