News for Tuesday, July 24, 2012



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Mexico's Leon takes advantage of her big break

Mexico's Marcela Leon outlasted the competition – real and imagined – to take advantage of her big break.

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Junior girls notes: Marks ends junior career with win

Samantha Marks capped her junior career with a victory last week. Now the 2012 U.S. Women's Open qualifier and North Carolina signee is shifting her focus toward college.

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Wyndham Cup: Morales' fire perfect for match play

Nicole Morales brings a level of intensity to the golf course that's not often seen in junior golf. It bodes well for her East Coast teammates at the Wyndham Cup. Julie Williams

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Harrington commits to play Reno-Tahoe Open

Padraig Harrington has committed to play in the PGA Tour's Reno-Tahoe Open, which begins Aug. 2 at Montreux G&CC.

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Junior boys notes: Shim's college future uncertain

Junior boys notes: Andy Shim, 17, won the U.S. Junior Amateur last week by beating several future college players. But Shim's college future remains an uncertainty.

Cypress Point to host college tournament in October

Cypress Point Club, ranked No. 2 in the country in Golfweek's Best ranking of classic courses, will host the Stanford Classic on Oct. 29-30.

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Maginnes: Time for pro tours to develop own rules

Maginnes On Tap: In the coming months, it seems a foregone conclusion that the R&A and USGA will ban "anchoring." That's bad for business, and it is time for each pro tour to govern its own rules.

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The Tour's Nationwide Children's Hospital Invitational will host a plethora of collegiate All-Americans - including Luke Guthrie - this week at Ohio State.