News for Friday, June 24, 2011
Cantlay soars at Travelers
For a 19-year-old who followed low-amateur honors at the U.S. Open with a record-breaking 60 at the Travelers Championship, Patrick Cantlay is as understated as can be. Sean Martin explains.
After seeing her lead disappear in the morning session, Yani Tseng fought her way back into a place where she’s been plenty comfortable this year.
Am Cantlay leads Travelers
Patrick Cantlay, 19, shot a course-record 10-under 60 on Friday to take a four-shot lead at the Travelers Championship. Cantlay earned low amateur honors at last week's U.S. Open.
John Huston and Mark Wiebe shot 7-under 65s on Friday to share the lead after the first round of the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open.
The Golf Coaches Association of America has announced its Ping Division I All-America teams for the 2010-11 season.
Uihlein leads NE Am
Peter Uihlein emerged Friday as the leader of the birdie barrage otherwise known as the third round of the Northeast Amateur. A 7-under 62 put him three shots ahead of his closest pursuer.
Golfweek Junior Notebook
Emma Talley tied the AJGA record for most consecutive AJGA wins (three), winning in Kentucky for her ninth career victory. That and more in this week's Junior Notebook. . .
Blomqvist finds her game
Minea Blomqvist wears a lot of hats in life: Mother, professional golfer and, some might say, social genius. After back-to-back rounds of 69 at the LPGA Championship, she trails by two.
Andrew Putnam and Will Collins turned the Wannamoisett Country Club course into a bird sanctuary during Friday’s third round at the 50th Northeast Amateur Invitational.
PGA Tour rookie Jim Renner, a New England native, shot a 7-under 63 to take a one-stroke lead after the rain-delayed first round at the Travelers Championship.
has given a verbal commitment to South Carolina
Katelyn Dambaugh, runner-up at last year’s U.S. Girls’ Junior, has verbally committed to play for South Carolina for the fall of 2013.
George Coetzee of South Africa birdied four of his last six holes Friday for a second straight 5-under 67, putting him in a tie for the lead with Henrik Stenson at the midway point of the BMW International Open.
Andrew Tredway has resigned as Mercer's head men's coach to become the men's assistant coach at Louisville.
says British Amateur champ Bryden MacPherson was disqualified from the Northeast Am because of a "stupid mistake."
This year’s Northeast Amateur Invitational came to an abrupt end Friday morning for Australian Bryden MacPherson, who the week before won the British Amateur Championship. It was simply because he did the right and honorable thing and showed integrity, which is the cornerstone for the game of golf.
At some point, there is going to have to be a limit to all this sexiness in women's golf. Ashley Crain weighs in.
With fewer British Open qualifying spots, lesser-known players are missing their chance.