News for Friday, May 27, 2011
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.
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.
Sergio Garcia and Ryan Palmer share the lead after two rounds at the HP Byron Nelson Championship at 8-under 132.
Rory Sabbatini has withdrawn from next week’s Memorial.
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.
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.
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.
Players criticized Ernie Els' redesign of Wentworth's West Course in 2010, and things have only gotten worse this year.
‘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.
Former Augusta State player Jamie Elson is making the most of a season caught between the European and Challenge Tours.
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.