News for Saturday, October 8, 2011


News 2011 October 8


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Baird (64) leads Els, Casey at Open

Baird leads

Winless in 347 PGA Tour starts, Briny Baird will take a two-shot lead over Ernie Els and Paul Casey into the final round of the Open at CordeValle.

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Tiger teases during third-round 68 at Frys

Rude: Tiger teases on Sat.

Jeff Rude: Tiger Woods continues to show signs of revival, but after teasing us Saturday the former World No. 1 will need a miracle to win the Open.

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Faxon eyes 1st Champions title at Insperity

Brad Faxon moved into position for his first Champions Tour title, shooting a 7-under 65 in windy conditions Saturday to take a one-stroke lead in the Insperity Championship.

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Tiger Tracker: Round 3

Follow his third round

Tiger Woods shot a second consecutive round in the 60s, but he was unable to make up any ground on the leaders Saturday at the Open. LIVE BLOG.

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5 Things: Conley's homecoming at Sandestin

Five Things: GW Fall Invite

Everyone enjoys the October weather in Sandestin, Fla., but Methodist coach Steve Conley has extra reason to smile: he's back at home. FIVE THINGS

Slattery extends lead at Madrid Masters

England’s Lee Slattery extended his lead at the Madrid Masters to 2 strokes after shooting a 3-under 69 in the third round on Saturday.

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Yang takes Hana Bank lead; Pak DQ'd

Korean youngster Soo-Jin Yang tied the course record as she took over the lead of the LPGA's Hana Bank Championship on Saturday, one stroke ahead of world No. 1 Yani Tseng.

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Fowler shoots 63, leads by 4 at Korea Open

Rickie Fowler shot an 8-under 63 Saturday to take a four-stroke lead after the third round of the Korea Open as Rory McIlroy slipped down the leaderboard.