News for Saturday, February 5, 2011
5 things: Phoenix Open
A Monday finish in Phoenix is just fine with second-place Mark Wilson. He can now watch his beloved Packers in the Super Bowl on Sunday.
Mickelson T-5 at WMPO
Thrilling the loudest hole in golf with a 30-foot birdie, Phil Mickelson shot 65 Saturday to pull within four shots of the lead in Phoenix.
Cauley leads Jones Cup
With his driver under control, former Walker Cupper Bud Cauley is tied with Jordan Spieth for the second-round lead at the Jones Cup.
U.S. Open to rely on ranks
After a pair of top players missed out last year, the U.S. Open has decided to rely more on the world ranking than the money list to fill its field.
Denmark’s Thomas Bjorn shot a 6-under 66 Saturday to take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Qatar Masters.
Defending champion Yani Tseng shot a 5-under 68 Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the Women’s Australian Open.