News for Friday, May 27, 2011


News 2011 May 27


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Murota builds four-shot lead at Senior PGA

Kiyoshi Murota shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to take a four-stroke lead in the Senior PGA Championship over a glittering scoreboard that includes Nick Price, Hale Irwin and Tom Watson.

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Notes: Browne reliving Ryder Cup win at Valhalla

Olin Browne was a part of the United States’ stirring victory over Europe in the 2008 Ryder Cup at Valhalla Golf Club. Yet something was lacking, because he never touched his clubs.

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Garcia, Palmer share Nelson lead; Spieth 5 back

Sergio Garcia and Ryan Palmer share the lead after two rounds at the HP Byron Nelson Championship at 8-under 132.

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Sabbatini withdraws from Memorial

Rory Sabbatini has withdrawn from next week’s Memorial.

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5 things: Who still has a shot to win Senior PGA?

5 things: Senior PGA

Kenny Perry is among five players outside the top three at the Senior PGA Championship that still have a shot at winning. Rich Skyzinski takes a look.

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Spieth to play weekend at Byron Nelson

Spieth trails by five

Jordan Spieth is five shots out of the lead at the Byron Nelson Championship and playing the weekend, which means he is going to be late for his high school graduation ceremony Saturday.

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Manassero, Quiros, Donald share BMW lead

Manassero catches Donald

Matteo Manassero, 18, has already won twice on the European Tour, but nothing as big as the flagship BMW PGA Championship, where he shares the lead with Luke Donald and Alvaro Quiros.

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Players criticize Els' Wentworth West redesign

Players criticized Ernie Els' redesign of Wentworth's West Course in 2010, and things have only gotten worse this year.

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‘Wrong Ron’ makes his NCAA picks

‘Wrong Ron’ makes NCAA pick

"Wrong Ron" Balicki has had some trouble picking NCAA Championship winners in the past. But he says this year's field contains a team strong enough to ignore his curse.

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Elson making the most of 'no man's land'

Former Augusta State player Jamie Elson is making the most of a season caught between the European and Challenge Tours.

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Daly withdraws from BMW with hip injury

John Daly has become the fourth player to withdraw from the BMW PGA Championship, pulling out after 14 holes of the second round because of a hip injury.