News for Friday, July 29, 2011


News 2011 July 29


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Browne takes one-shot U.S. Senior Open lead

Olin Browne followed a record-tying 64 with a solid 69 on Friday, to take a one-shot lead over a talent-laden leaderboard in the rain-delayed second round of the U.S. Senior Open.

Guetz named Oklahoma State assistant coach

Former Oklahoma State standout Brian Guetz has been named men’s assistant coach at his alma mater, head coach Mike McGraw announced Friday.

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Haley retains Porter Cup lead; Rodgers 1 back

Paul Haley and Patrick Rodgers remained atop the leaderboard at the Porter Cup, each firing 1-under 69 at Niagara Falls Country Club.

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Simpson, de Jonge share lead at Greenbrier

Brendon de Jonge and Webb Simpson share the lead halfway through the Greenbrier Classic.

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Rain leaves Inverness defenseless at Sr. Open

Rain has left the Inverness Club utterly defenseless against low scores at the U.S. Senior Open.

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First 10 players selected to Jr. Solheim team

The first 10 players have qualified for the 2011 U.S. Junior Solheim Cup team.

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East claims Wyndham Cup, 32-18

East wins Wyndham Cup

The East claimed the Wyndham Cup Thursday at Eagle Point Golf Club for the first time since 2004, with Karen Chung closing out the clinching point in a 32-18 victory.

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Masson, 22, takes Women's British Open lead

Germany’s Caroline Masson shot a 7-under 65 Friday to take a surprising one-stroke lead after the second round of the Women’s British Open.

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Siem leads in Ireland; Clarke misses the cut

Darren Clarke failed to make the cut at the Irish Open on Friday, two weeks after he won the British Open for his first major title

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Woods officially enters PGA Championship

Tiger Woods already has missed two major championships this year. He doesn’t plan on missing the last one.

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Lexi Thompson dominates Q-School's first stage

Thompson wins by 10

The first stage of LPGA Q-School is in the books, and Lexi Thompson made it look a little too easy, winning by 10 shots. Asher Wildman

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Howell making most of choice to play Greenbrier

Howell contending in W.Va.

Charles Howell III decided to play the Greenbrier Classic because of fond childhood memories at the resort. He now finds himself in contention for the title, writes Sean Martin.

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Pak tied for British lead with protege Park

Inbee Park – protege of trailblazer Se Ri Pak – doesn't get the credit she deserves for her performances on golf's biggest stages.

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Pak still has game and wisdom to succeed

Pak at Women's British

Perhaps parents should talk to Se Ri Pak when grooming their children for success. She seems to have figured it all out, says Alistair Tait.

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Nicole makes Big Break

Golfweek blogger, Nicole Noelle Smith, had taken a hiatus with her blog earlier this year and now she can reveal why: She is on the Golf Channel's Big Break Ireland.