News for Thursday, January 12, 2012


News 2012 January 12


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Men's preview: Big 12 Conference

Big 12 Conference preview

Big 12 Conference men's preview: Missouri junior Jace Long, with the help of coach Mark Leroux, has fixed his biggest problem – short putts.

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Sony Open notes: Cauley continues to impress

Sony Open notebook

Sony Open notebook: Bud Cauley continues to impress on the PGA Tour, firing a 4-under 66 on Thursday in Honolulu. He is 48 under in 33 Tour rounds as a professional.

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Gore gets exemption because of Twitter

Gore gets exemption

Jason Gore receives Northern Trust sponsor exemption after fans speak out on Twitter.

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DeLaet (63) takes 2-shot lead at Sony Open

DeLaet leads Sony Open

Beset by back injuries for much of 2011, Graham DeLaet showed what he can do when fully healthy, shooting a 7-under 63 Thursday to lead the Sony Open.

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Jutanugarn sisters face USGA scrutiny

Jutanugarns draw attention

The Jutanugarn sisters, world-beaters on the course, have come under USGA scrutiny after questions about amateur status were raised. Julie Williams reports.

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Green, 17, rises to top of amateur rankings

Jaye Marie Green profile

Beth Ann Baldry: The No. 1 women’s amateur player is a fun-loving, 17-year-old Floridian with an eye on the Curtis Cup. Meet Jaye Marie Green.

McGrane, Elson lead at rainy Joburg Open

Ireland's Damien McGrane and England's Jamie Elson each shot an 8-under 63 to share the lead in the rainy first round at the Joburg Open on Thursday.

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McCabe: Fujikawa still has plenty of charm

Remember Tadd Fujikawa? The affable Hawaiian received a last-minute sponsor exemption into the Sony Open.

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Golfweek's Best: 2012 GB&I Classic courses

The best that Great Britain and Ireland have to offer.

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GW Senior Amateur 2012

La Quinta Resort hosts Golfweek's Senior Amateur in April.

Wildman's Corner: N. Kentucky to join A-Sun in fall

says Northern Kentucky will have an uphill climb when it joins the Atlantic Sun in the fall.

Wildman's Corner: Northern Kentucky has been a perennial power at the Division II level, but its move to Division I and the Atlantic Sun Conference will test the Norse.

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Women's preview: Big East Conference

Big East Conference preview

Big East Conference women's preview: Christina Miller has made her change in scenery count, leading South Florida with two individual wins in the fall, making the Bulls a tough team to contend with.

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Men's preview: Atlantic Sun Conference

Atlantic Sun Conference preview

Atlantic Sun Conference men's preview: The Florida Gulf Coast Eagles are riding a four-event winning streak heading into the spring. Can they give North Florida a run at an NCAA bid?