News for Saturday, June 25, 2011


News 2011 June 25


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Wiebe leads by two at Dick's Sporting Goods Open

Mark Wiebe shot a 4-under 68 in the second round of the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open on Saturday, taking a two-shot lead over John Huston in a bid for his second straight Champions Tour victory.

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Jacobson leads Travelers as Cantlay fades to T-10

Fredrik Jacobson sank a 31-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole to finish with a 63 at the Traveler’s Championship on Saturday, taking a one-shot lead after his third consecutive bogey-free round.

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Five Things: Tseng aiming for historic major title

Tseng leads by five

Yani Tseng has extended her lead at the Wegmans LPGA Championship, leaving her just one round away from becoming the youngest person to reach four major titles.

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Surprise! Lavy's family arrives via private plane

says Emma Lavy's family made the most of her trip to the Women's Western finals.

When Trevor Lavy found out that his daughter Emma had made it to the final at the Women’s Western Amateur, he decided to pull out all the stops. As in, hire a private plane, round up a cheering section, and head south to Sawgrass Country Club as soon as possible.

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Tanco romps to Women's Western title

Tanco wins Women's Western

After a yearlong struggle, junior standout Victoria Tanco ripped through the Women's Western Amateur, winning the 36-hole final, 13 and 12.

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Uihlein closes in 65 to win NE Amateur by three

Uihlein wins Northeast Am

If there was one player that didn't need to impress the Walker Cup selection committee, it was Peter Uihlein, who ran away with the Northeast Amateur title Saturday.

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Foster leads in Munich; Goosen, Garcia 2 back

Mark Foster shot a 6-under 66 Saturday to lead Sergio Garcia and four others by two strokes at the BMW International Open.

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A closer look at Cantlay's opening 36 holes

How impressive was Patrick Cantlay's opening 36 holes at the Travelers? Take a closer look.

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British Open winner's share up to $1.43M

Organizers say the winner’s purse for next month’s British Open will rise to $1.43 million, an increase of $79,800 over the 2010 figure.

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Minnesota's Harris resigns as director of golf

Minnesota director of golf

John Harris has resigned as director of golf at the University of Minnesota, director of athletics Joel Maturi announced Friday.