News for Saturday, June 30, 2012
Ladies British Open Amateur
Stephanie Meadow of Northern Ireland is the 2012 Ladies British Open Amateur champion. She beat Spain's Rocio Sanchez Lobato 4 and 3 in the final at Carnoustie on June 30.
Brendon de Jonge had more birdies than people in his gallery Saturday at the AT&T National to take a one-shot lead over Tiger Woods and two others.
Veronica Felibert shot a 5-under 66 on Saturday to stretch her lead to four strokes in the LPGA's NW Arkansas Classic.
The Darrell Survey equipment count from the AT&T National revealed that 34 players used Titleist drivers, including 14 with the new 913 model.
Round 3 at AT&T National
Tiger Woods' bogey-free round at AT&T National put him at 6 under for the tournament. He's one shot off Brendon de Jonge's lead heading into tomorrow's final round. Follow his third round, shot-by-shot, with our Tracker!
Mark Calcavecchia shot a 6-under 64 on Saturday for a share of the third-round lead with Joe Daley in the Senior Players Championship.
Europe claimed seven of eight matches and halved the other to claim the 2012 Palmer Cup at The Royal County Down Golf Club.
Kohles wins Dogwood
Despite intense Atlanta heat, Ben Kohles, a Virginia graduate, finished the final round of the Dogwood Invitational at 17 under with a score of 67, securing his win by two shots.
No one expected Jamie Donaldson, Anthony Wall and Mark Foster to top the leaderboard heading into the final round at the Irish Open. Good thing Padraig Harrington is just two shots off the lead.
Matthew NeSmith and Jaye Marie Green won their respective divisions of the AJGA Rolex Tournament of Champions at Capital City Club (Crabapple) in Alpharetta, GA.
The start of today's third round at the AT&T National has been delayed until 1 p.m. as crews clean up at Congressional Country Club after hurricane-force winds tore through the Eastern Seaboard overnight.
Klein on Blackwolf Run
As the Women’s Open returns to Blackwolf Run, players will find a brawnier, slicker update of Pete Dye’s heartland masterpiece says our Bradley S. Klein.