News for Thursday, October 27, 2011
Richie Ramsay shot a 6-under 65 Thursday to take a two-shot lead after the first round of the Andalucia Masters.
Jim Furyk will travel approximately 25,000 miles in the coming weeks, landing at the Presidents Cup at the end of it all.
The ShopRite LPGA Classic near Atlantic City will be played in early June next year. Tournament officials announced Wednesday that the 54-hole event will be played the week of May 28-June 3 at the Bay Course at Seaview Resort.
The LPGA Tour is returning to Australia, co-sanctioning the Women's Australian Open in February at Royal Melbourne.
Australia's Robert Allenby shot an 8-under 63 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead over Venezuela's Jhonattan Vegas after the first round of the Asia Pacific Classic.
Best New Courses
Old MacDonald leads the way as Golfweek announces the 2011 Best New Courses, defined as those courses that have opened in the past two calendar years.
McIlroy leads in Shanghai
U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy shot an 8-under 64 Thursday to take a one-stroke lead in the Shanghai Masters, the lucrative invitational tournament that isn't sanctioned by any of the major tours.