News for Saturday, February 19, 2011
California claimed a six-shot lead Friday at the John Burns Intercollegiate, topping Texas A&M by six shots at Turtle Bay Resort.
Aaron Baddeley made only one mistake in shifting weather at Riviera, posting a 4-under 67 to grab a one-shot lead over Fred Couples and Kevin Na in the Northern Trust Open.
Bernhard Langer shot a 6-under 66 on Saturday and leads the ACE Group Classic by four strokes heading into the final round.
Na tracking first win
His stats look like a grizzled veteran's, but Kevin Na is only 27. Sunday at Riviera, the question remains: Will this be his breakthrough week?
Annika Sorenstam put on a junior golf clinic Saturday as part of the American Junior Golf Association's Annika Invitational at Reunion Resort.
Proveaux leads HP Boys
After winning the Polo Junior last year, Cody Proveaux made a bold statement about his place in junior golf. In his first round of 2011, he took a five-shot lead at the HP Boys Championship.
Annika draws big names
The presence of Annika Sorenstam was enough to draw a top-notch field at Reunion Resort this week for the Annika Invitational. Julie Williams has five storylines from Round 1.
Toru Taniguchi of Japan has withdrawn from the Match Play Championship next week because of a neck injury, putting Henrik Stenson in the 64-man field.
Anthony Kim has withdrawn from the Northern Trust Open because of an illness.
Pablo Larrazabal of Spain eagled the 18th hole in fading light to take the clubhouse lead of the third round of the fog-plagued Avantha Masters on Saturday.
Tseng leads in Thailand
Looking for her third straight win, Yani Tseng closed with a 4-foot eagle Saturday to take a one shot lead in Thailand.
Montoya's affection for golf
On the NASCAR track, Juan Pablo Montoya carries a rugged persona. On the links, he shows a softer, more fatherly side, says Martin Kaufmann.