News for Friday, April 20, 2012
Japan's Ai Miyazato shot a 2-under 70 on Friday in difficult wind conditions to take a three-shot lead into the final round of the LPGA LOTTE Championship.
Ben Curtis shot a bogey-free 5-under 67 on Friday in the Texas Open before storms brought afternoon wind, leaving the former British Open champion two strokes ahead at 10 under when the second round was suspended because of darkness.
Athletic and academic excellence
Dylan Frittelli of Texas and James White of Georgia Tech have been named co-recipients of the 2012 Byron Nelson Award.
As Jenny Gleason works toward a full tour card, the path to her dream is more in focus.
Junior Invitational: Last year, Nicholas Reach torched Sage Valley to the tune of 20 under. On Friday, the likes of Jonathan Garrick found out that the course is a bit tougher in 2012.
Brad Bryant and Tom Purtzer teamed up for a 12-under 60 to take the first round lead at the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf championship Friday.
A land dispute is threatening construction of the golf course for the 2016 Summer Games, when the sport is to be played at the Olympics for the first time since 1904.
Lavner on Cody Proveaux
Clemson recruit Cody Proveaux is proof that small-town kids can make it big in junior golf, you just need a little improvisation and a lot of heart says our Ryan Lavner.
Defending champion Lee Westwood had four birdies Friday for a 4-under 68 in the second round of the Indonesian Masters, which was suspended by rain and lightning.
Tait on Luke Donald
Alistair Tait: Luke Donald has dropped from World No. 1 mainly due to his inconsistent short game, which was his staple in 2011. Why? He's been working on his long game.
Round 2 at Valero
Follow Round 2 from the Valero Texas Open.
Authorities say Australian pro golfer Matthew Giles has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after he crashed his car into a home southeast of Phoenix.
Gary Boyd of England and Jean-Baptiste Gonnet of France shared the second-round lead of the China Open after shooting 5-under 67s Friday to move to 11 under.
Spain's Azahara Munoz shot an 8-under 64 in blustery conditions Thursday for a share of the second-round lead with Japan's Ai Miyazato in the LPGA LOTTE Championship.