News for Friday, October 21, 2011
Highlights from the first stage of PGA Tour Qualifying School, played at various sites around the country.
Five things you need to know from a wild second round at the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Classic.
McIlroy parts ways with ISM
After days of globetrotting through China and Bermuda, Rory McIlroy (right) announced he will part ways with Chubby Chandler (rear) and the ISM group.
Justin Leonard described his round Friday at Disney as a “fun, easy day.” He had a 9-under 63 for his lowest round of the year and wound up atop the leaderboard.
Leonard leads at Disney
Justin Leonard couldn't catch a break in 2011, but after taking a share of the lead Friday at Disney, he's confident his game is trending upward.
has given a verbal commitment to Arizona State.
Trey Kaahanui of Tempe, Ariz., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf in his hometown at Arizona State University.
Bio Kim feature
Bio Kim needs a second-place finish or better this week at Disney to keep his PGA Tour card. The Korean's presence on the PGA Tour represents the start of a trend among his countrymen.
Ball State's Ashtyn Brown is one of the toughest collegiate golfers you're likely to meet. With a unique story to tell, the freshman is just now getting comfortable in the spotlight. College Notebook.
Hometown favorite Sergio Garcia shot an 8-under 63 on Friday to take a two-shot lead after the second round of the Castello Masters.
Azahara Munoz of Spain shot a 6-under 66 Friday to share the lead with Anna Nordqvist of Sweden after the second round of the inaugural LPGA Taiwan Championship.
In honor of the upcoming publication of the new Rules of Golf, some suggestions for addition.
Sunrise LPGA Championship
What full-capacity crowds at the Sunrise LPGA Championship lack in spectator etiquette, they make up for in sheer enthusiasm. Beth Ann Baldry reports.
McIlroy leaves ISM
Reigning U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy has parted ways with Chubby Chandler and the ISM group, choosing to join Horizon Sports Management, which represents Graeme McDowell.