News for Saturday, July 23, 2011


News 2011 July 23


Kang defeats Chen for North and South title

Reigning U.S. Women’s Amateur champ Danielle Kang can now add another prestigious amateur title to her resume.

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Jutanugarn holds off Ardina for U.S. Girls' Jr.

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

Vandals pour bleach on green at Canadian Open

A case of vandalism on one of the greens didn’t affect play Saturday at the RBC Canadian Open.

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Spieth defeats Barrett for 2nd U.S. Junior title

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

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Van Pelt shoots 65 to take Canadian Open lead

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.

McCurdy tops Reach in playoff at Palmetto

Will McCurdy outlasted 54-hole leader Nicholas Reach in a playoff to win the Palmetto Amateur on Saturday.

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College stars closing in on N'wide history in Ohio

A pair of college stars will try to make Nationwide Tour history Sunday in Columbus, Ohio.

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Five Things: Frost, Calc, Cochran lead Sr. Open

Five Things from Saturday’s third round of the Senior Open Championship:

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Spieth holds midway lead at U.S. Jr. finals

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.

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Calcavecchia, Frost, Cochran share Sr. Open lead

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.

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Ardina takes 1-up midway lead at Girls' Junior

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.

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Horror stories from Senior Open travel

Qualifying for a major is difficult enough, but the trip to the course can be just as tough.

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Noren out to 11-shot lead at Nordea Masters

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.

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Ai Miyazato leads by two at Evian 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.

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Norwegian golfer Pettersen shocked by attacks

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.

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Schmelzel (No. 18, 2012) makes unofficial visits

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.