News for Friday, April 22, 2011



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Forestview takes slim lead at soggy Palmetto

Forestview High School took a slim lead during a rainy first round at the Palmetto High School Championship. Julie Williams has five things from the round.

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Augusta State's Reed will turn pro this summer

Augusta State's Patrick Reed says he will turn pro late this summer and will try to get his Tour card at Q-School.

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5 Things: Donald sharp at Harbour Town

With a sterling 6-under 65 Friday at Harbour Town, Luke Donald is in position to become No. 1 in the world ranking. Jim McCabe reports.

Judge rules in Acushnet’s favor in patent suit

Acushnet Co. declared a victory in its long-running, ball-patent dispute with Callaway Golf, following a federal court judge’s decision denying Callaway’s request for a new trial.

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Kite-Morgan (62) share lead at Legends of Golf

Tom Kite and Gil Morgan shot 10-under 62 and were tied with Ted Schulz and Gary Hallberg with a one-shot lead over several teams in the first round of the best-ball Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf.

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Cook carries on without injured Sindelar

John Cook made eight birdies and a bogey in the first round of the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf.

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Green ‘amazing to watch’ at Legends of Golf

Ken Green, who lost his lower right leg in June 2009, returned to the Champions Tour on Friday for the Legends of Golf.

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Rubin, Dambaugh make case for girls' golf

The thinking that high school boys golf teams are only for boys is downright archaic. In fact, Taelor Rubin is one of the more notable players in the 48-team field at the Palmetto High School Championship.

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Westwood moves into share of lead in Indonesia

Lee Westwood, who could become World No. 1 with a victory and some help, moved into a share of the lead in Indonesia.

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Nike chief Cindy Davis aims for peak performance

Gene Yasuda: With a fit mind and body, Nike Golf chief Cindy Davis strives to bolster an iconic brand.

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Notes: Time for another teenage major winner?

In this week’s notes from the Euro Tour, an intriguing question: Will we soon see another teenage major winner?