News for Saturday, September 17, 2011


News 2011 September 17


U.S. dominates foursomes, leads PGA Cup

The U.S. continued its domination of foursomes play Saturday and assumed control of the 25th PGA Cup at CordeValle.

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Smith in good shape early at U.S. Mid-Am

Nathan Smith is trying to go where no man has ever gone before within the realm of the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship.

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Thompson takes 5-shot lead at Navistar LPGA

Lexi leads by 5

Lexi Thompson is closing in on her first LPGA victory – and she’s doing so in remarkable fashion. The 16-year-old phenom shot a 67 Saturday to build a five-shot lead at the Navistar LPGA.

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Notes: Garcia mixes good with bad at BMW

Consider Saturday’s third round of the BMW Championship to be a serious case of good news, bad news for Sergio Garcia.

Skinner gives U.S. 3-point lead at PGA Cup

Sonny Skinner was conceded a birdie putt at the last hole to gain a half-point for the U.S. in the morning session of Day 2 at the 25th PGA Cup at CordeValle.

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Rose keeping things simple at BMW

The Chicago Bears and Justin Rose aren’t doing any favors to the BMW Championship.

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Stanford extends lead to 11 at Olympia Fields

Stanford leads Olympia Fields

Searching for its first team title since February 2010, Stanford extended its lead to 11 strokes Saturday on a difficult day for scoring at the Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational.

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Rose builds 4-shot lead in Chicago

Rose leads by 4

Justin Rose is pulling away at the BMW Championship, where the Englishman shot a 2-under 69 Saturday to take a four-shot lead into the final round.

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En-Joie GC faces premature end to season

says turbulent weather has claimed another U.S. golf course, this one a fixture of the PGA Tour.

Turbulent weather has claimed another U.S. golf course, this one a fixture of the PGA Tour.

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Britain & Ireland increases lead at Seve Trophy

Britain & Ireland outplayed Continental Europe in Saturday's greensomes and foursomes to take a commanding five-point lead in the Vivendi Seve Trophy, 11½ to 6½.