News for Saturday, June 23, 2012

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Tyska to retire after 26 years at Northern Illinois

Pam Tyska has retired as the head women’s golf coach at Northern Illinois University. Tyska was at the helm of the Huskies program for 26 years, which made her the longest-tenured coach on staff.

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Davis, Thatcher share third-round Travelers lead

Englishman Brian Davis shot a 6-under 64, and Roland Thatcher had a 65 on Saturday to share the third-round lead in the Travelers Championship at 12 under.

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Park takes two-shot lead at Manulife Classic

South Korea’s Inbee Park shot a 5-under 66 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead after the third round of the inaugural Manulife Financial LPGA Classic.

Wood cruises to 4-shot Western Junior victory

Adam Wood, a 16-year-old from Zionsville, Ind., played to a comfortable win June 22 at the Western Junior. The Duke commit finished the 72-hole tournament at 7-under 279, good enough for a four-shot victory.

Bradshaw wins Rice Planters, sets scoring record

Thomas Bradshaw won the Rice Planters Amateur on June 23, finishing at 20-under 268. Bradshaw’s 72-hole total sets a tournament scoring record, beating the previous low of 270.

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Ariya Jutanugarn defeats sister at Western

A familiar story played out in the final match of the Women's Western Amateur Championship: One Jutanugarn sister had to beat the other to win the trophy. Ariya (left), 16, came away victorious.

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WAPL: Kim defeats Ramsey for first USGA title

USC commit Kyung Kim earned her first USGA victory on Saturday at the U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links. It was a fitting end on the 40th anniversary of Title IX legislation.

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Tway leads Calcavecchia by one in Montreal

Bob Tway shot a 7-under 65 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead on Mark Calcavecchia after the second round of the Champions Tour’s Montreal Championship.

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Shin defeats Russell in Northeast Am playoff

Justin Shin's sudden-death victory at the Northeast Amateur marks the biggest victory of his career. That he came from behind to do it is even more special.

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Willett leads BMW International Open by one

England’s Danny Willett remained in pursuit of his first European Tour victory after shooting 69 on Saturday to lead by a shot at 12 under after three rounds of the BMW International Open.

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Gay's penalty contributes to Travelers backup

When Brian Gay was assessed a one-shot penalty at the end of his second round, it meant 19 more players made the cut at the Travelers Championship. That brought the total to 88.

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Northern Ireland's Dunbar wins British Am

With his British Amateur win, Alan Dunbar became the latest Northern Ireland native to light up the golf world. Dunbar survived a close final against Matthias Schwab to win the championship.

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Title IX's impact on society remains large

Forty years later, Title IX's impact on society as a whole remains large.

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Title IX's success offset by unintended results

Forty years ago, Title IX became law. The landmark legislation not only sparked women's athletics, but altered the business of college sports.

Clemson responds to girls' golf trend

When Austin Ernst won the NCAA Division I Women’s Championship last May, Larry Penley knew the time was right.

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Title IX: Legislation that leveled the playing field

Landmark legislation 40 years ago leveled the playing field for women in college athletics. Today, the legacy can be found in a new generation of female athletes.