News for Friday, July 22, 2011
Michael Thompson followed up his even-par opening round with a 4-under 66 on Friday to move into a tie with fellow American Chad Campbell after the second round of the RBC Canadian Open.
Spieth into U.S. Jr. finals
Jordan Spieth prepared for the 36-hole U.S. Junior finale in the best way possible: By playing one of the best rounds of his already historic junior golf career. Ryan Lavner
Ardina advances to Girls' finals
Dottie Ardina may be small, but her short game has earned her a place in the finals of the U.S. Girls' Junior, where she will meet Ariya Jutanugarn.
NCAA champion John Peterson proved that Thursday’s opening round wasn’t a fluke. Peterson shot 67 Friday at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Classic to take a three-shot lead through weather-delayed Round 2.
A pair of USGA champions will face off in the finals of the Women’s North and South Amateur Saturday, as reigning U.S. Women’s Amateur champ Danielle Kang will take on reigning (for now) U.S. Girls’ Junior champ Doris Chen at Pinehurst. The U.S. Girls’ Junior also wraps up Saturday at Olympia Fields.
Nicholas Reach is on the verge of his second amateur title of the year, leading by one with one round to play at the Palmetto Amateur.
Sweden’s Alexander Noren shot a 6-under 66 on Friday to take a three-stroke lead after the second round of the Nordea Masters.
Off again on again flatstick – Tom Watson’s putting has been a source of consternation to the eight time major winner over the last dozen or so years.
U.S. Girls' Junior
Ariya Jutanugarn, Golfweek's No. 2-ranked junior, advanced to the semifinals of a USGA event for the first time Friday. See who else survived the quarterfinals. . .
U.S. Junior quarterfinals
With stroke play medalist Beau Hossler out of the picture, Jordan Spieth will continue his quest to become only the second to win multiple U.S. Juniors. The only one to do so is Tiger Woods.
Mike Weir withdrew from the RBC Canadian Open on Friday after hitting out of the rough and aggravating an elbow injury that cut short his 2010 season.
Miki Saiki of Japan took a one-stroke lead at the Evian Masters on Friday, shooting a 5-under 67 in the second round to move 9 under as the drenched course started to dry out.
Mark Calcavecchia surged into a two-stroke lead at the Senior British Open on Friday with a second straight round in the 60s.
I'm still buzzing over the Open Championship. Here are the top 10 things to remember from Sandwich.
Believe it or not, the start of another college golf season is just a few short weeks away. To get you ready, Asher Wildman will break down the top 60 teams for both the men and women. Today, it's No. 53 on the board with the New Mexico State men and Augusta State women.
The 10th annual Julian Golf Classic, a fundraiser honoring the late PGA Tour player Jeff Julian, will be held Sept. 19 at LedgeStone Country Club.
says that renovations continue at Dorado Beach Resort & Club in Puerto Rico.
Renovations to Dorado Beach Resort & Club in Puerto Rico are continuing with the recent announcement that the resort will be home to a new Ritz-Carlton Reserve.
Options abound in Sierra Nevada as destination emerges from slump.