News for Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Kim takes medalist honors
With only two months remaining in her amateur career, Hyo-Joo Kim fires her second consecutive 4-under 68 to take medalist honors at the U.S. Women's Amateur.
Williams on Latanna Stone
Latanna Stone, 10, missed match play at the U.S. Women's Amateur with rounds of 82-78, but the Florida native will return home having learned a ton on a big stage.
Short-game imagination will be necessary to succeed this week at the 94th PGA Championship at Kiawah Island’s Ocean Course.
PGA Championship notebook: Keegan Bradley will defend his title without his trusty Odyssey XG Sabertooth putter of more than two years after it was "injured" Tuesday.
5 Things: Weather rears its ugly head on Tuesday, while Tiger Woods, Keegan Bradley and Luke Donald talk about their chances at winning the PGA Championship.
Rude on PGA Championship
The ability to scramble will be key to success this week at Kiawah Island's Ocean Course, giving the likes of Luke Donald a chance to capture a major championship.
PGA Championship picks
Will it be Rory McIlroy? Jason Dufner? Matt Kuchar? Our panel of experts is split on who will take home the PGA Championship on Sunday night. Check out our picks.
Williams on Breanna Elliott
Breanna Elliott, a 20-year-old Australian amateur standout, is ready to take her chances as a pro and will play LPGA Q-School in September, says our Julie Williams.
explains why it's a miracle Lisa McCloskey made it to her 21st birthday.
Lisa McCloskey celebrated her birthday by walking into a metal pole and then advancing to match play at the U.S. Women's Amateur with a 2-under 70 on Tuesday.
PGA Championship notebook
Long hitters such as Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy could have an advantage at Kiawah Island.
Masuda on Bubba Watson
PGA Championship: As a first-time major winner and father, Bubba Watson knows his life won't get any easier on or off the course.
Martin on Tiger Woods
Which Tiger Woods will show up this week at Kiawah Island? The one leading the race for the FedEx Cup, or the frustrated player who faded in the past two majors?
Bubba Watson recorded Rickie Fowler doing a flip into a pool and posted it on Twitter. Was this a good idea from Fowler? Or just a kid having fun?
Kerry Haigh has a potentially tough job this week with Kiawah Island not playing with any bunkers, storms brewing every day and likely better scoring conditions due to the wet turf at the PGA Championship.
With only New England and the south-Atlantic region of the U.S. posting declines, rounds played nationally increased in June and maintained double-digit percentage growth through the first half of 2012.
Oakhurst Links is back on the market. The historic White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., course that opened in 1884 was sold at auction July 28 for $410,000. That amount, however, was not enough to satisfy Sonabank, which holds a note on the property.
Winner’s Circle: July 30-Aug. 5, 2012
says the PGA of America, in its full-court press to grow the game, is helping expand the Sticks for Kids program.
Gene Yasuda says the PGA of America, in its full-court press to grow the game, is helping expand the Sticks for Kids program.
Roger Chapman's long journey to his first PGA Championship took a bit longer than expected, thanks to a 14-hour delay in a Washington airport on Sunday.
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