News for Saturday, February 19, 2011


News 2011 February 19


Cal wins John Burns, third title of season

California claimed a six-shot lead Friday at the John Burns Intercollegiate, topping Texas A&M by six shots at Turtle Bay Resort.

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Baddeley leads Na, Couples by one at Riviera

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.

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Langer grows lead to four at ACE Group Classic

Bernhard Langer shot a 6-under 66 on Saturday and leads the ACE Group Classic by four strokes heading into the final round.

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Again in contention, Na waits for first win

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?

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Sorenstam gives junior clinic at Reunion

Annika Sorenstam put on a junior golf clinic Saturday as part of the American Junior Golf Association's Annika Invitational at Reunion Resort.

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Proveaux leads Spieth by five at HP Boys

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.

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Five things: Round 1 at the Annika Invite

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.

Stenson into Match Play after Taniguchi WD

Toru Taniguchi of Japan has withdrawn from the Match Play Championship next week because of a neck injury, putting Henrik Stenson in the 64-man field.

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Plagued with illness, Kim WDs from NTO

Anthony Kim has withdrawn from the Northern Trust Open because of an illness.

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Larrazabal (66) takes Avantha Masters lead

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.

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Tseng takes lead in Thailand, Wie one back

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.

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NASCAR star Montoya's second love? The links

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.