News for Saturday, June 11, 2011


News 2011 June 11


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U.S. wins Palmer Cup, beating Europe 13-11

U.S. wins Palmer Cup

Behind stellar play from Andrew Yun, the United States won five of the eight final-round singles matches to claim the Palmer Cup at The Stanwich Club in Connecticut.

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Tseng leads by one at State Farm Classic

Top-ranked Yani Tseng shot her second straight 6-under 66 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Mindy Kim in the LPGA State Farm Classic.

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Looking for 1st Tour win, Karlsson leads by stroke

Robert Karlsson shot a 2-under 68 Saturday to remain atop the leaderboard through three rounds at the FedEx St. Jude Classic. The lead would have been greater if Karlsson hadn't finished bogey-bogey.

Collins takes two-shot lead at Sunnehanna Amateur

Will Collins will take a two-shot lead in the final round of the Sunnehanna Amateur, and will try to hold off longtime friend Lee Bedford for the title on Sunday.

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2011 U.S. Open: Complete coverage

2011 U.S. Open stories

We've got a sizable crew on the ground at Congressional and we'll provide complete coverage of our national championship at all hours. Don't miss our preview coverage, our fantasy game and a thorough list of stories on the course itself.

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Tway holds on to 1-shot lead on Champions Tour

Bob Tway moved a step closer Saturday to his first Champions Tour title, firing a 5-under 67 to maintain a one-shot lead after the second round of the Greater Hickory Classic.

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Tiger's caddie teams with Scott at U.S. Open

Steve Williams, who has been on the bag for 13 of Tiger Woods' 14 major championships, was working with Adam Scott at Congressional.

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Clark withdraws from U.S. Open with elbow injury

Tim Clark has withdrawn from the U.S. Open with an injury to his left elbow that keeps bothering the South African.

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Rock fires 68, pulls 2 shots clear at Italian Open

Overnight leader Robert Rock stretched his lead to two shots at the Italian Open on Saturday, shooting a second straight 4-under 68 in a bid for his first European Tour title.

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The epic battle of the 1931 U.S. Open

2011 U.S. Open: Battle of '31

Five days. Four regulation rounds. Two 36-hole playoffs. 144 holes. 1,179 strokes. George Von Elm and Billy Burke changed the face of the U.S. Open with their epic showdown in 1931.

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Venturi's life-changing '64 U.S. Open victory

2011 U.S. Open: Ken Venturi

2011 U.S. Open preview: Ken Venturi was nearly broke, his first marriage was collapsing and he was written off by the golf world, but a victory in the 1964 U.S. Open changed all of that.

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2011 U.S. Open: Golfweek's Major Challenge

Golfweek's fantasy game

Ready to show off your knowledge of the U.S. Open field? Help us welcome back our Golfweek Major Challenge, which gives you the chance to win prizes like an HP touch pad to Fujikura driver shafts to a stamped wedge from Scratch Golf. Click here to fill out your pick 'em roster today!

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2011 U.S. Open: The full field

Players who have qualified for the 111th U.S. Open, to be played June 16-19 at Congressional Country Club.

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2011 U.S. Open: Celebrating anniversaries

A look at some of the anniversaries of this year's 111th U.S. Open, to be played June 16-19 at Congressional.

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2011 U.S. Open: Contender capsules

2011 U.S. Open players

A capsule look at 20 notable players in the U.S. Open, to be played June 16-19 at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md.

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2011 U.S. Open: Quick facts & figures

Quick facts about the course, the history and the players at the 111th U.S. Open golf championship set to begin on June 16 at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md.

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2011 U.S. Open: Congressional, hole-by-hole

A hole-by-hole look at the Blue Course at Congressional Country Club, site of the 111th U.S. Open.