News for Friday, July 29, 2011
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.
Former Oklahoma State standout Brian Guetz has been named men’s assistant coach at his alma mater, head coach Mike McGraw announced Friday.
Paul Haley and Patrick Rodgers remained atop the leaderboard at the Porter Cup, each firing 1-under 69 at Niagara Falls Country Club.
Brendon de Jonge and Webb Simpson share the lead halfway through the Greenbrier Classic.
Rain has left the Inverness Club utterly defenseless against low scores at the U.S. Senior Open.
The first 10 players have qualified for the 2011 U.S. Junior Solheim Cup team.
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.
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.
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
Tiger Woods already has missed two major championships this year. He doesn’t plan on missing the last one.
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
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.
Inbee Park – protege of trailblazer Se Ri Pak – doesn't get the credit she deserves for her performances on golf's biggest stages.
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.
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.