News for Saturday, July 7, 2012
North & South Amateur
Former Dartmouth star Peter Williamson played bogey-free golf for 15 holes at the North & South Amateur final, defeating Thomas Bradshaw, 4 and 3.
Penner wins Sahalee
Kevin Penner birdied the 72nd hole to get into a three-way playoff with Chris Williams and Ben Geyer, then birdied the first playoff hole to win the 19th Sahalee Players Championship.
Tom Kite shot a 3-under 69 on Saturday at Pebble Beach for a share of the lead with Brad Bryant after the second round of the First Tee Open.
The defections at IMG continued this week when Jon Heaton, a vice president in the IMG Golf division, gave notice July 4 that he would be leaving the company.
Baldry on Na Yeon Choi
Na Yeon Choi's 7-under 65 was simply shocking, considering there were only five under-par rounds Saturday at the U.S. Women's Open. Now, can the World No. 2 hold on to her six-shot lead?
Castrale in top 10
A bit forgotten on tour, Nicole Castrale - healthy and with an 8-month-old in tow - is showing positive signs of what she deems a "comeback" at the U.S. Women's Open.
5 Things: Greenbrier
5 Things: Webb Simpson takes control at Greenbrier while J.B. Holmes and Troy Kelly try to get their respective seasons untracked in West Virginia.
Ko tops the amateurs
Lydia Ko, 15, was one of only three amateurs to survive the cut at the U.S. Women's Open. Add it to a growing list of accomplishments for the young New Zealand player.
U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson shot a 5-under 65 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the Greenbrier Classic.
Williams on Paula Creamer
Paula Creamer used a long rehab session on the putting green to help her get back in contention.
Tait on Turkey cash grab
Proof that golf might be recession proof? The cash grab in Turkey that Tiger Woods, Lee Westwood and six others will partake in October says our Alistair Tait.
David Howell of England shot a 4-under 67 to share the lead with Anders Hansen of Denmark at 6-under after the third round of the French Open on Saturday.
Delaware provides plenty of fantastic golf moments - including the Bayside Resort Golf Club - and nostalgia for the traveler in all of us.