News for Saturday, July 7, 2012


News 2012 July 7


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Williamson wins North & South Amateur title

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 in three-man playoff

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.

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Kite, Bryant lead First Tee Open

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.

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VP Heaton leaves, shrinking IMG's influence further

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.

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Blackwolf runaway: Choi takes six-shot lead

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?

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Castrale's comeback: Motherhood makes it sweeter

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.

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5 Things: Simpson takes control at Greenbrier

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.

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Ko, 15, is learning on the fly at Women's Open

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.

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Simpson takes two-stroke lead at Greenbrier

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.

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Creamer fires 71 behind better flat stick at USWO

Williams on Paula Creamer

Paula Creamer used a long rehab session on the putting green to help her get back in contention.

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Cash grab awaits marquee golfers in Turkey

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.

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Howell, Hansen share lead at French Open

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.

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A trip to Delaware to see first state's finest

Travel: Delaware

Delaware provides plenty of fantastic golf moments - including the Bayside Resort Golf Club - and nostalgia for the traveler in all of us.