News for Saturday, September 24, 2011


News 2011 September 24


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Baddeley, Mahan tied for the lead at East Lake

Aaron Baddeley and Hunter Mahan surged into a share of the lead at the Tour Championship on Sunday, but they have plenty of stars nipping at their heels.

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Watson stumbles to third-round 79 at East Lake

says Bubba Watson's superhuman swing speed may have cost him some strokes at East Lake.

Bubba Watson's superhuman swing speed may have cost him some strokes at East Lake.

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Ball State men off to a quick start in 2011

Invitations for the 2011 Golfweek Conference Challenge were sent to the top-ranked team in a conference at the conclusion of the 2010 fall season and with Kent State unable to participate this year, the next team in line to represent the Mid-American Conference was Ball State. Head coach Mike Fleck quickly accepted.

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FedEx Cup outcomes countless Sunday in Atlanta

Possible FedEx Cup outcomes

With Aaron Baddeley and Hunter Mahan leading the Tour Championship, we're flooded with more projections than at 8 o'clock on election night as far as who can win the FedEx Cup. Jeff Rude

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At last, Bears land in Iowa for Conf. Challenge

details the travel nightmare that Cal faced on the way to the Golfweek Conference Challenge.

The last time it took the Cal men’s golf team so long to arrive at a tournament? The Topy Cup, 11 years ago. That tournament is in Japan, though. This time, the Bears were traveling from the Pacific Coast to Middle America. It was supposed to be an easy trip.

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5 Things: UCLA all smiles with Preview lead

5 Things: Fall Preview

Tiffany Lua and the UCLA Bruins might create fear in the hearts of their opponents, but the defending national champs are as easygoing as they come. UCLA leads the Fall Preview by six shots.

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United States rallies to tie Solheim Cup, 8-8

The United States staged a dramatic rally to win the afternoon fourball session 3-1 Saturday and tie Europe 8-all at the Solheim Cup.

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Davies breaks Sorenstam's Solheim points record

Davies breaks Solheim record

Laura Davies, who secured a point for Europe in four-balls to become the leading scorer in Solheim Cup history, scores high marks for originality, too. Beth Ann Baldry

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Euros looking to change Solheim singles trend

Solheim Cup singles

If the Europeans are going to win the Solheim Cup on home soil, they will need to perform in the singles – a task they have failed to accomplish in recent years. Alistair Tait

Norret takes two-shot lead at Austrian Open

Thomas Norret shot a 2-under 70 Saturday to take a two-stroke lead into the final day of the Austrian Open.

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Preview: Golfweek Conference Challenge

Golfweek Conference Challenge

Oklahoma State will be without Peter Uihlein this week, but don't count them out at the Golfweek Conference Challenge at Spirit Hollow. Sean Martin previews the field.

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Creamer leading American charge once again

Creamer unbeaten at Solheim

Although she and Cristie Kerr walked away with a halve Saturday morning, Paula Creamer is still without a loss this week at the Solheim Cup. It's not surprising, considering her record.

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Europeans take two-point Solheim lead

Euros lead Solheim Cup

Led by Caroline Hedwall and Sophie Gustafson, the Europeans took a two-point lead at the Solheim Cup. But with the Americans' traditional singles dominance, afternoon four-balls will be crucial.