News for Friday, May 6, 2011


News 2011 May 6


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West: UC Davis gets boost from senior duo

Women's West Regional

UC Davis seniors Alice Kim (pictured) and Chelsea Stelzmiller gave the Aggies a boost during the second round of the women's West Regional.

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Perez opens two-shot lead at Quail Hollow

Perez takes Quail Hollow lead

After watching playing partner Lucas Glover light it up on the front nine, Pat Perez birdied five of his last six holes Friday to take a two-shot lead at Quail Hollow.

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East: 'Bama rolling toward SEC redemption

It’s tough to understand how finishing anywhere but at the top of the leaderboard at the conference championship, especially in a conference like the SEC, could be considered a good thing.

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Central: Brooks' winning streak may be snapped

Duke winning streak ending?

With the Duke women's golf team well down the leaderboard at the Central Regional, coach Dan Brooks may be facing his first winless season in 27 years.

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Calcavecchia surges ahead at Regions Tradition

Mark Calcavecchia has surged to a three-shot lead in the Regions Tradition with a 7-under 65 in the second round at Shoal Creek.

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Aiken takes lead at somber Spanish Open

Thomas Aiken took a 1-shot lead at a somber second round of the Spanish Open that was marked by news of golf great Seve Ballesteros’ worsening health on Friday.

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Bellerive to host 2018 PGA Championship

The PGA has selected Bellerive Country Club of St. Louis to serve as the site of the 2013 Senior PGA Championship and the 2018 PGA Championship.

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McPherson volunteers as Augusta St. assistant

McPherson at NCAA regionals

The Augusta State women's team is getting a helping hand from LPGA vet Kristy McPherson this week at the East Regional.

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No. 17 seed Coastal Carolina eyes NCAA berth

says No. 17 seed Coastal Carolina is playing with no fear at the East Regional.

After taking the lead on Day 1 at the East regional, No. 17 seed Coastal Carolina is playing with nothing to lose in Daytona Beach.

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Unusual allergies force Bettencourt to WD

Matt Bettencourt withdrew from the Wells Fargo Championship on Friday due to severe allergies. Some might think that was an excuse after his first-round 79, but it’s much more complicated than that.

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Tait: 10 reasons Seve was sensational

Why Ballesteros was great

Seve Ballesteros' impact on European golf is immeasurable. Here are 10 reasons he was beloved by the golfing world.

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Woods enters Players Championship field

Woods' return to action

A PGA Tour official confirmed Friday that Tiger Woods will return to competition at The Players Championship next week at TPC Sawgrass.

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Edwards turning back clock at Stadion Classic

Joel Edwards, 49, has plenty to cheer about this week, as he claimed a share of the lead at the Stadion Classic.

No. 3 Chico State misses D-II nationals after DQ

It wasn’t missed putts or errant drives that cost Chico State, the No. 3 Division II team in the nation, a chance at a national championship. No, it was an incorrect scorecard.

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Complete Coverage: 2011 NCAA postseason

2011 NCAA women's regionals

The 2011 postseason is underway and brings you closer to the action than anyone else. Click here for complete coverage of the women's NCAA regionals.

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Ballesteros' condition worsens, family says

Ballesteros' health problems

Golfing great Seve Ballesteros has suffered “a severe deterioration” in his condition 2½ years after he had multiple surgeries to remove a cancerous brain tumor.

Euro notes: Walking out on Walker cup

European notes

England’s Eddie Pepperell and Laurie Canter have turned down a chance to play in this year’s Walker Cup by turning professional.