News for Thursday, July 12, 2012
Troy Matteson scored 10 birdies Thursday en route to a bogey-free round of 10-under 61 for a three-stroke stroke lead after one round of the John Deere Classic.
Sanchez advances at APL
Alberto Sanchez hasn't played since just missing the cut at the U.S. Open. He continued his USGA tournament success Thursday, advancing to the U.S. Amateur Public Links quarterfinals.
Tyler Raber took the Trans-Mississippi Championship by a stroke over Steven Ihm on Thursday at Oak Tree National in Edmond, Okla.
Molinari leads Scottish Open
Francesco Molinari tied the best round in the Scottish Open's 40-year history, shooting a 10-under 62 Thursday to take a two-shot lead into the second day of the Open Championship warm-up tournament.
A pair of home-state players took the titles Thursday at the 34th Junior North & South Amateur Championship at Pinehurst Resort.
Kite's record front 9
Tom Kite set a USGA championship record at the U.S. Senior Open on Thursday when he made the turn with a 7-under 28 that included just 11 putts. James Achenbach
Sims shoots 59
Michael Sims shot 59 Thursday during the second round of the eGolf Pro Tour's Southern Open, besting the previous tour record by a stroke.
Arboleda cruises to Rd. of 16
Anton Arboleda has played surprisingly few holes at Soldier Hollow for a player in the Round of 16. Early-round cushions have been nice. And that conserved energy could come in handy, too.
The International Golf Club & Resort’s Pines Course will host the inaugural Geoffrey Cornish Invitational Golf Tournament on Aug. 15.
Tait on Phil Mickelson
Phil Mickelson started the year on fire, but he has disappeared from relevance over the past three months. Thursday's 1-over 73 at the Scottish Open was just more of the same.
got to know Ben Griffin – barely 16 years old but into the Round of 16 at the Public Links.
How young is Ben Griffin? He has had his driver's license barely a week and never had played a USGA championship. Still, he's into the Round of 16 at the Public Links.
Round 4 at John Deere Classic
Follow the Round 4 leaderboard at the John Deere Classic.
Molinari's short game
Despite owning one of the better golf swings in the game, Francesco Molinari always had been missing a piece of the puzzle. A sharp eye on his short game changed that.
says Charlie Owens, a golf pioneer on many fronts, endured another injustice 25 years ago at the U.S. Senior Open.
Charlie Owens, a golf pioneer on many fronts, endured another injustice 25 years ago at the U.S. Senior Open.
Already embarrassed by taking four shots in a greenside bunker during the Scottish Open, Ernie Els nearly had his day become much worse when the South African was reported by an eagle-eyed TV viewer for a possible rules breach during the incident.
has given a verbal commitment to Wake Forest.
Ben Balter has verbally committed to play for Wake Forest beginning in the fall of 2013. Balter chose the Demon Deacons after visiting schools in the ACC, SEC, Pac-12 and Big Ten conferences. He received four other offers.
has given a verbal commitment to Purdue.
Austin Eoff of Benton, Ark., has made a verbal commitment to play college golf at Purdue.
Golfweek Women's All-Americans 2012
Golfweek Men's All-Americans 2012