News for Friday, August 3, 2012


News 2012 August 3


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PGA Championship: Pairings and tee times

PGA Championship pairings

Tiger Woods, Keegan Bradley and Martin Kaymer form one of the marquee pairings at this week's PGA Championship. Take a look at all the pairings and tee times that were released on Friday.

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Rocha leads Reno-Tahoe Open; Daly in hunt

Alexandre Rocha had seven birdies and an eagle Friday to take the second-round lead in the Reno-Tahoe Open.

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Gil Morgan shoots his age in 3M Championship

Sixty-five-year-old Gil Morgan shot his age Friday for a share of the first-round lead in the Champions Tour's 3M Championship.

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Williamson advances to Western Am semifinals

Balicki on Western Amateur

Peter Williamson has made the most of his first summer playing major amateur golf. He continued his success Friday, advancing to the semifinals of the Western Amateur.

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Firestone's No. 16 providing little excitement

No. 16 at Firestone CC

The 667-yard par-5 16th at Firestone Country Club hasn't yielded much positive feedback. But a shorter hole could provide for more excitement, writes Jim McCabe.

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Shelton outlasts Champ for Junior PGA boys title

Robby Shelton wins Junior PGA

Taking advantage of Cameron Champ's costly triple bogey at No. 15, Robby Shelton finished off a steady performance at Sycamore Hills, coming away with his first Junior PGA Championship title.

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Ariya Jutanugarn defends Junior PGA girls title

A. Jutanugarn wins Junior PGA

It wasn't the blowout, 10-shot victory she turned in last year, but Ariya Jutanugarn kept her nerves in check and won her second straight Junior PGA Championship title in nail-biting fashion.

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Furyk scrambles to 4-under 66, stays in lead

Jim Furyk shot a 4-under 66 to maintain his momentum and the lead at the Bridgestone Invitational.

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Williams advances at Western Am match play

Balicki on Western Amateur

Chris Williams avoided an early exit from the match-play portion of the Western Amateur, with the 2012 stroke-play medalist routing Richard Lamb as the field heads to the Elite 8 this afternoon.

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Fox Harb'r is a tucked-away gem

Kaufmann on Fox Harb'r

It might be hard to find, but Fox Harb'r Golf Resort & Spa is a gem says our Martin Kaufmann.

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Cabot Links brings golf, and hope, to a troubled town

Kaufmann on Cabot Links

Cabot Links is not just the most anticipated course opening in North America this year, but also a long-sought lifeline for an economically depressed town.

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Highlands Links getting a thorough makeover

Canadian golf architect Ian Andrew has been working on a restoration of Highlands Links since 2009, re-working what Canadians feel is a national treasure.

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Tiger Tracker: Woods fires 2-over 72

Round 2 at Bridgestone

Tiger Woods looked out of sorts on Friday at Bridgestone, opening the day with a bogey and never really recovering during a 2-over 72 that leaves him 13 shots off the lead. See how it happened:

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Jaidee withdraws from Firestone

Thongchai Jaidee of Thailand has withdrawn from the Bridgestone Invitational because of a sprained ankle.