News for Monday, July 16, 2012


News 2012 July 16


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Defending champ Jutanugarn leads at Lake Merced

U.S. Girls' Junior

After one round of stroke play at the U.S. Girls' Junior, defending champion Ariya Jutanugarn is in front of the field. The 16-year-old was the only player under par Monday at Lake Merced Golf Club.

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McGreevy leads Junior Am; Hossler, Barrett struggle

McGreevy leads Junior Am

Relative unknown Max McGreevy takes a two-shot lead at the U.S. Junior Amateur while Beau Hossler and Chelso Barrett will need to go low Tuesday to make it to match play.

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ESPN plans 72 hours of Open coverage

Open Championship

From "Virtual Aerial" to its crew on the ground, ESPN preps for 72 hours of Open Championship coverage.

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TGA franchise expands into Pacific Northwest

TGA Premier Junior Golf, a franchise business that runs school- and community-based golf programs, has established a post in North Seattle.

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Winner’s Circle: July 9-15, 2012

Find out what this week's winners carried in their bags.

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5 Things: No suds for the old Claret Jug

5 Things: Open Championship

5 Things: Despite his well-known affinity for a brew or two, Darren Clarke did not use the Claret Jug as a drinking device over the past 12 months.

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2012 Open Championship: 10 players to watch

10 players to watch

It's easy to take Tiger Woods or Rory McIlroy in an office pool, but what about players from outside the top 10? Check out our players to watch this week . . .

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2012 Open Championship: Tee times and pairings

2012 Open Championship

Tiger Woods will tee off with Sergio Garcia and Justin Rose in the first two rounds at the Open Championship. Check out all the tee times and pairings at Royal Lytham.

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Clarke returns Claret Jug; will his game return too?

Tait on Darren Clarke

Maybe now that Darren Clarke has relinquished the old Claret Jug he can get on with the rest of his career.

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Open Championship: Duval is a changed man

Rude on David Duval

David Duval returns to Royal Lytham, site of his lone major title, as a different golfer than in 2001. Given his happy new life, that's just fine.