News for Friday, May 20, 2011


News 2011 May 20


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UCLA, behind Lua, take six-shot lead at NCAAs

Ace bails out Bruins

Behind Tiffany Lua's ace, UCLA storms to a commanding lead over Purdue as the NCAA Women's Championships head into the final round.

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Wildman's Walk: Disappointed in marquee group

Wildman's Walk: Friday

From following a disappointing group to a weather break at the house of an NCAA champion coach, Friday at the NCAAs.

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NCAA Women notes: Texas A&M holding its own

Aggies tough at home

NCAA Women's Championship notes: Texas A&M may not win the title, but it is showing it is a team that can't be taken lightly

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Tway, Einhaus power OK State to Round 2 lead

Oklahoma State's players could probably arrive at Colorado National Golf Club with four clubs apiece Saturday and still advance to the NCAA Championship at their home course.

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Toms fires another 62, leads by 7 at Colonial

David Toms shot his second consecutive 62 Friday, breaking away from the pack and taking a seven-shot lead at the Crowne Plaza Invitational.

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After wild Round 2, San Diego State leads SW

San Diego State remained on top of the leaderboard with its second consecutive 6-under 278, but the ride to the top Friday was anything but smooth.

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Cantlay out to 3-shot Southwest Regional lead

USC has a four-shot lead entering the final round in San Diego. It’s a nice position to be in, but not nearly as good as the 15-shot lead the Trojans held at one point Friday.

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Kerr, Creamer, Wie advance at Sybase Match Play

Cristie Kerr, Paula Creamer and Michelle Wie have won second-round matches to lead six Americans into the third round of the Sybase Match Play Championship.

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Tait: Why the fuss over Ryder venue selection?

The selection of the 2018 Ryder Cup venue felt more like an awards show.

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Georgia Tech, Scott lead the way at East Regional

Georgia Tech maintained its position atop the leaderboard Friday at the East Regional, shooting a second-round 5-over 293 to take a three-stroke lead over Duke into the final day.

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Augusta State storms into Southeast lead

NCAA Southeast Regional

Led by Patrick Reed's second-round 67, Augusta State shot 13 under as a team Friday, vaulting into the lead at the Southeast Regional.

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Illinois, Alabama tied atop Central regional

There must be something about big stages that gets Illinois’ Scott Langley going.

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Westwood threatens to shut down Twitter account

Top-ranked Lee Westwood has threatened to close his Twitter account because of the amount of abuse directed at him and fellow golfers on the social networking site.

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McIlroy, McDowell to meet at World Match Play

McIlroy, McDowell at Match Play

Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell will meet in the last 16 of the World Match Play Championship after the group stage ended Friday with four major winners tumbling out in Andalusia.

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Acushnet to be sold to Korean group led by Fila

Fila Korea to buy Acushnet

Fortune Brands announced a deal May 20 to sell Acushnet Co., parent of Titleist and FootJoy, to Korean investors including sport apparel and footwear company Fila Korea for more than $1.2 billion.