News for Saturday, July 23, 2011
Reigning U.S. Women’s Amateur champ Danielle Kang can now add another prestigious amateur title to her resume.
Jutanugarn wins Girls' Jr.
Ariya Jutanugarn has had a great deal of amateur success, but Saturday in Chicago she got gathered her most notable win: A U.S. Girls' Junior Amateur title. Julie Williams
A case of vandalism on one of the greens didn’t affect play Saturday at the RBC Canadian Open.
Spieth wins U.S. Junior Am
The perfect ending to a brilliant junior career, Jordan Spieth won his second U.S. Junior title with a victory over Chelso Barrett. The winner couldn’t help but look back and peer ahead. Ryan Lavner
Van Pelt leads Canadian Open
Bo Van Pelt made six birdies in his closing nine Saturday, shooting 65 to take a one-shot lead over Adam Hadwin at the Canadian Open.
Will McCurdy outlasted 54-hole leader Nicholas Reach in a playoff to win the Palmetto Amateur on Saturday.
A pair of college stars will try to make Nationwide Tour history Sunday in Columbus, Ohio.
Five Things from Saturday’s third round of the Senior Open Championship:
Spieth leads U.S. Jr. final
While he’s been far from perfect, Jordan Spieth has taken a 3-up lead over Chelso Barrett after the morning session of the scheduled 36-hole final at the U.S. Junior Amateur.
Mark Calcavecchia surrendered a three-shot cushion to finish the third round of the Senior British Open on Saturday tied for the lead with fellow American Russ Cochran and South Africa’s David Frost.
Few words were spoken in the fairways of Olympia Fields Country Club Saturday morning as the final match of the U.S. Girls’ Junior got underway.
Qualifying for a major is difficult enough, but the trip to the course can be just as tough.
Alexander Noren of Sweden shot a course-record 9-under 63 Saturday to extend his lead to 11 shots after the third round of the Nordea Masters.
Former champion Ai Miyazato of Japan took a two-shot lead at the Evian Masters on Saturday, shooting a 5-under 67 in the third round to move to 13 under overall.
Norwegian golfer Suzann Pettersen wore a black armband at the Evian Masters on Saturday in memory of the victims of the twin attacks that have devastated her country.
has begun to take unofficial visits to prospective colleges. Click here to see where.
Sarah Schemlzel, No. 18 in Golfweek’s rankings for the class of 2012, is in the process of making unofficial visits. Schmelzel has visited Oklahoma, Oregon and South Carolina and also is considering Missouri, Kansas, Ohio State and Oklahoma State.