News for Wednesday, June 27, 2012


News 2012 June 27


Matt Dobyns cruises to PGA Professional title

Dobyns wins PGA Professional

Matt Dobyns completed a runaway victory Wednesday in the PGA Professional National Championship, closing with a 2-under 70 on the Bayonet course for an eight-stroke margin.

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Meet the 2012 PGA Championship qualifiers

2012 PGA Championship qualifiers

Twenty golfers qualified for the 94th PGA Championship Wednesday at the PGA Professional National Championship in Seaside, Calif.

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NeSmith, Green lead Rolex TOC after 2 rounds

NeSmith, Green lead Rolex TOC

Matthew NeSmith and Jaye Marie Green lead after two rounds of the Rolex Tournament of Champions in Alpharetta, Ga.

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Lewis donates $100,000 to alma mater Arkansas

Former Arkansas golfer Stacy Lewis is donating $100,000 to her alma mater.

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Junior boys notes: Arnett adds 2nd win in 8 days

Junior boys notes

Junior boys notes: Benjamin Arnett's victory at the HP Byron Nelson Junior gave the Houston native two victories in the past eight days.

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Burnett wins Michigan Women's Open

Katie Burnett has shot a 3-under final round 69 to win the Michigan Women’s Open by 10 strokes.

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Watson takes top match-play seed at Ladies British

Ladies British Amateur

Sally Watson, a Scotland native, claimed the top seed on Wednesday at the Ladies British Amateur. Watson finished at the top of stroke-play qualifying at Carnoustie.

63 not enough to play in this week's event

Want to play on the Tour? Be prepared to go low. Shooting 63 wouldn’t have been enough to guarantee a spot in this week’s United Leasing Championship in Indiana.

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Fantasy Tip Sheet: AT&T National

Fantasy Tip Sheet: AT&T

Tiger Woods returns to the PGA Tour this week, but it is Hunter Mahan that is a favorite of our fantasy panel at the AT&T National at Congressional.

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Couples, Hulbert named U.S. Ryder assistants

U.S. Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III has selected Fred Couples and Mike Hulbert to be two of his assistant captains.

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Pairings: Opening four-ball at Palmer Cup

Pairings for Thursday’s first round of four-ball matches at the 2012 Palmer Cup:

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5 things: Tour returns to Congressional for AT&T

5 things: AT&T

As the Tour returns to Congressional for the first time since the 2011 U.S. Open, Tiger Woods returns to the AT&T National field for the first time since 2009. Five things

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Murphy (No. 40, 2013) commits to Oregon State

has given a verbal commitment to Oregon State.

Kevin Murphy, the top junior golfer in the state of Oregon, has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Oregon State.

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This week in the world of golf. . .

This week in the world of golf:

Tease photo to sponsor PGA Tour's feeder circuit replaces Nationwide

PGA Tour executive Bill Calfee unveiled as the new umbrella sponsor of the Tour's secondary circuit.

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Amateur notebook: Palmer Cup preview

Palmer Cup preview

Our Ryan Lavner offers a preview of the Palmer Cup, a Ryder Cup-style competition that pits the best college players from the U.S. against those from Europe.

In this issue: June 29, 2012

Inside the Jun 29, 2012 issue of Golfweek: