News for Wednesday, April 20, 2011


News 2011 April 20


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Golfweek For Her: Spanish Spice, in pictures

Spanish LPGA stars

From Belen Mozo to Beatriz Recari to Azahara Munoz to Maria Hernandez, this quartet of Spanish LPGA stars heat it up on and off the course.

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A quartet of Spanish stars with plenty of spice

A quartet of Spanish LPGA stars

This quartet - Beatriz Recari, Belen Mozo, Azahara Munoz & Maria Hernandez - puts Spain in the spotlight as a red-hot producer of young LPGA talent.

Freeman, 78, led Bethune-Cookman to national titles

Gary Freeman, a pioneer in black college golf as the architect of the men’s and women’s teams at Bethune-Cookman University, died April 19 at his home, the school announced.

Wildman's corner: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Wildman's corner

Conference championships season has officially begun! It's time for Cinderellas and heartbreakers all at once. Let's get to it in thumbs up and thumbs down.

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Pressel to donate half Japan earnings to Red Cross

Morgan Pressel will return to Japan next month to defend her title at the World Ladies Championship Salonpas Cup and donate half her earnings that week to the American Red Cross’ relief efforts in Japan.

Mini-tour vet Knox earns Nationwide card

Mini-tour vet earns N'wide card

Russell Knox, a mini-tour veteran, earns his Nationwide Tour card via Monday qualifying

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Hate to be Rude: Green playing with pain

Hate to be Rude: Green

Ken Green, less than two years removed from a personal tragedy, struggles to find his place in the game.

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Trojans pull together for Pac-10 win

Despite losing junior Lisa McCloskey to a rib injury during the final round, USC won its first Pac-10 Championship since 2008 as freshman Sophia Popov claimed the individual title – her third of the season.

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5 Things: Tour in a post-Masters haze

Tour in post-Masters haze

Certainly, if baseball has the dog days of August, that time of year when a long season has worn on some players and teams, and focus is less than sharp, we are at that point in the PGA Tour schedule.