News for Thursday, May 5, 2011
Women's West Regional
Lizette Salas and USC are in position for a second consecutive regional title after taking an immeidate lead at the NCAA West Regional.
Haas leads at Quail Hollow
The Haas name resonates at the Quail Hollow Club. A bogey-free effort vaulted Bill Haas into a two-stroke lead over Jonathan Byrd and David Toms.
Women's Central Regional
Freshmen Ani Gulugian (pictured) and Nicole Zhang took charge Thursday during the opening round of the Central Regional.
Women's East Regional
California regained its early-season form Thursday at the NCAA Women's East Regional and trails leader Coastal Carolina by two shots.
Tom Lehman enjoyed a rather ho-hum day on the course. He finished the first round of the Regions Tradition at Shoal Creek on Thursday with five birdies, no bogeys and a one-stroke lead over Nick Price, Mark Calcavecchia, Wayne Levi and Chien-Soon Lu and.
says Caroline Powers has a strong gene pool in her corner, and an equally strong competitive fire.
Caroline Powers has a very strong gene pool in her corner, and as a result, an equally strong competitive fire.
Sun Devils shine in East
The Sun Devils are in the thick of things with an opening 7-over 295 after the first round of the NCAA East Regional.
says Tommy Gainey asked a friend to caddie for him at his first-ever Players.
Nationwide Tour player David Robinson will be on the bag for Tommy Gainey, who’ll likely be making his first Players appearance after a hot start to 2011.
Bill Haas made easy birdies on the par 5s and didn't run into any problems Thursday at the Wells Fargo Championship. He matched the tournament record for low opening round with an 8-under 64 and a two-shot lead.
Asher catches up with Wichita State's Ryan Spears as the regionals kick into high gear today.
Bubba Dickerson hasn't had an ideal start in 2011. His 6-under 65 on Thursday turned things around in a hurry.
Actor Michael J. Fox has signed on to play in the Principal Charity Classic pro-am golf event next month in Iowa.
Hall of Fame receiver Jerry Rice has withdrawn from the Nationwide Tour's BMW Charity Pro-Am because of a scheduling conflict.