News for Friday, June 22, 2012


News 2012 June 22


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Russ Cochran leads Montreal Championship

Russ Cochran shot a 6-under 66 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead after the first round of the Champions Tour's Montreal Championship.

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Kim, Ramsey advance to Public Links finale

Kim, Ramsey advance

It will be "Radar" vs. "Silent Assassin" as Kyung Kim takes on Ashlan Ramsey in the U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links finale on Saturday.

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Russell maintains lead at Northeast Amateur

51st Northeast Amateur

Jordan Russell maintained his lead at the Northeast Amateur, but his cushion got a lot smaller as the field heads to the final 18 holes on Saturday.

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Defending champion Jacobson leads Travelers

Defending champion Fredrik Jacobson shot a 4-under 66 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead in the suspended second round of the Travelers Championship.

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McCabe: Blake Adams learning how to finish on Tour

McCabe on Blake Adams

Blake Adams is starting to knock on the door of PGA Tour success, but will need to finish off his stellar starts with solid weekends if he hopes to win sooner rather than later.

Sweden's Sjoholm leads by 2 shots in Germany

Joel Sjoholm twice chipped in for eagle in shooting a 6-under 66 Friday to lead by two strokes at the halfway mark of the BMW International Open.

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GCAA's complete All-Nicklaus team announced

The 24 honorees - spanning all levels of collegiate golf - for the 2012 All-Nicklaus Team have been announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America.

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Texas' Fields tops GCAA's coaches of the year list

John Fields of Texas is one of six coaches honored by the GCAA with the Dave Williams Award presented by Eaton Golf Pride.

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Dunbar, Schwab to face off in British Amateur final

British Amateur Championship

The ultra-patient and stoic Alan Dunbar will face Austria's Matthias Schwab in the British Amateur final Saturday, with a trip to the Open Championship and Masters on the line.

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Jeong advances at Women's Amateur Public Links

Jeong advances at WAPL

The semifinals are set at U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links, with Alice Jeong's dominating quarterfinal victory leading the way in New Jersey.

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Blown away by the Irish Isle's northern coast

The Irish Isle

Neither wind nor rain slows a whirlwind tour of the Irish Isle’s northern coast, says our Bradley S. Klein.

Nike Method Midnight putter

Nike Method Midnight putter sees familiar grooves

Nike Method Midnight putters feature a dark chrome finish, along with Nike’s steel-and-polymer face-groove technology.

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Simpson says decision to skip British Open easy

U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson says it was an easy decision for him to skip the upcoming British Open. Family comes first.

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Tait: Golf needs more slow-play penalties

says it's about time golf's governing bodies took a hard stance on slow play.

It's about time golf's governing bodies took a hard stance on slow play.

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Lara disqualified after caddie tried to hide club

Lara DQ'd at BMW

Jose Manuel Lara has been disqualified from the BMW International Open after the Spaniard's caddie attempted to hide having an extra club in his bag for the first round.

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Live scores: Round 4 at Travelers

Round 4 at Travelers

Follow our live leaderboard during Round 4 of the Travelers Championship.

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Vandy hires 'Bama's Limbaugh as men's coach

Vandy hires Limbaugh

Scott Limbaugh, who as an assistant coach played a key role in Alabama's rise to national prominence, has been hired as Vanderbilt's head men's coach.