News for Friday, December 2, 2011


News 2011 December 2


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After long journey, Harman at Q-School finals

PGA Tour Q-School

PGA Tour Q-School doesn’t care about your amateur resume, and perhaps no one knows that better than Brian Harman, who has been struggling for years just to get to the final stage.

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Q-School: Beem making a run at PGA West

PGA Tour Q-School

Don’t look now, but here comes Rich Beem. After consecutive 72s in the first and second rounds of PGA Tour Q-School, Beem rebounded Friday with a 5-under-par 67 on the Nicklaus Tournament Course at PGA West.

Claxton increases Q-School lead to two shots

Will Claxton shot a 3-under 69 on Friday on PGA West’s TPC Stadium Course to increase his lead to two strokes after the third round of the PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament.

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LPGA mistake leaves UCLA's Kono in tight spot

LPGA Qualifying School

Beth Ann Baldry: Because of an LPGA mistake, UCLA standout Stephanie Kono finds herself in an unenviable spot entering the weekend at the final stage of Qualifying School.

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Tiger Tracker: Woods takes three-shot lead

Woods leads Chevron

Tiger Woods was 6 under on the par 5s at the Chevron World Challenge and fired a 5-under 67 Friday to take a three-stroke lead over Matt Kuchar and K.J. Choi. Tiger Tracker

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Song builds lead to 5 at LPGA Q-School

Christine Song shot a 2-under 70 on Friday on LPGA International’s Champions Course to increase her lead to five strokes after the third round of the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament.

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Unson (No. 18, 2013) commits to Pepperdine

has given a verbal commitment to Pepperdine.

Andrea Unson of Murrieta, Calif., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Pepperdine in the fall of 2013.

Design stars in finals for Olympic golf course

Brazilian officials have selected eight finalists from among a who's-who of the world's top golf-course architects to design the 2016 Olympic course.

Dana Quigley's son seriously injured in car crash

The son of Champions Tour golfer Dana Quigley was seriously injured in a car accident Wednesday night after the BMW he was driving crashed into a semi-truck in Riviera Beach, Fla., according to a report in The Palm Beach Post.

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Tait: Wilson in a lull, heads to Euro Q-School

Oliver Wilson has too much talent to be at the bottom of the European Tour for long.

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McDowell leads Nedbank Challenge by one

Graeme McDowell recovered from a double-bogey seven at No. 14 to birdie two of his last three holes Friday for a 5-under 67 and a one-shot second-round lead at the Nedbank Golf Challenge.

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McIlroy maintains share of Hong Kong lead

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland retained a share of the lead at the Hong Kong Open on Friday after shooting a 1-under 69 in the second round.