News for Friday, December 2, 2011
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Oliver Wilson has too much talent to be at the bottom of the European Tour for long.
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.
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.