News for Friday, November 4, 2011


News 2011 November 4


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Steve Williams aims racial comment at Woods

Williams in the spotlight

Steve Williams caused a stir at a caddie award party in Shanghai by aiming a racial comment at former boss Tiger Woods.

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Couples among three tied for Champions lead

Couples leads at Harding Park

Fred Couples holds a share of the lead after two rounds of the Charles Schwab Championship. The Presidents Cup captain is trying to become the first back-to-back Champions Tour winner this year.

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Behind Kraft, U.S. takes third-round Spirit lead

Kelly Kraft led Team USA to the top of the leaderboard Friday at the Spirit International Amateur.

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Alamo win gives UTSA much-needed boost

College Notebook

Texas-San Antonio turned around its season with a win at the Alamo Invitational. Julie Williams takes a look at the Roadrunners' sudden uprising.

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Talks continue for Tseng, Puerto Rico officials

Discussions between the Puerto Rico Open and Yani Tseng’s camp continue.

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Tait: Money earned in golf is mind-boggling

raises concerns about the amount of money pro golfers earn. Is it too much?

In these difficult economic times, one thing is certain: pro golfers at the elite level are recession-proof.

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Iijima (66) grabs share of Mizuno Classic lead

Japan’s Akane Iijima made five birdies on the back nine in a 6-under 66 Friday that gave her a share of the Mizuno Classic first-round lead with South Korea’s Ah Reum-hwang and Taiwan’s Teresa Lu.

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Dyson earns his spot in front of U.S. fans

Simon Dyson profile

Simon Dyson is a mystery to many U.S. golf fans, but two European Tour victories this season mean he’ll play even more in the States in 2012. Alex Miceli reports.

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Jacobson takes one-shot lead in Shanghai

Jacobson takes lead

Fredrik Jacobson fired a bogey-free, 6-under 66 Friday to take a one-shot lead over Louis Oosthuizen and Adam Scott at the WGC-HSBC Champions. Keegan Bradley is two back.