News for Friday, March 16, 2012
Top-ranked Yani Tseng shot a 2-under 70 on Friday to take a one-stroke over five players after the second round of the LPGA Founders Cup.
Bernhard Langer birdied the final hole for a 6-under 65 and a share of the first-round lead Friday with Bobby Clampett and Olin Browne in the Champions Tour's Toshiba Classic.
Tiger will play next week
Tiger Woods said in a story on his website that his left Achilles tendon felt good and that he would play in the two-day Tavistock Cup exhibition that starts Monday, and then at Bay Hill.
Jason Dufner is 0-for-159 on the PGA Tour, the only player among the top 50 in the world without a win on any tour. He'll take a two-shot lead into the weekend at the Transitions Championship.
Arjun Atwal finally will pick up a paycheck at the end of this week, making his first cut in eight starts on the PGA Tour in 2012.
Harrington's roller coaster
Padraig Harrington continues to ride his personal roller coaster, carding a 2-over 73 on Friday.
Eduardo De La Riva, a Spaniard ranked 610th in the world, shot a 3-under 69 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead after two rounds in the Andalucia Open.
The golf season is officially under way for our Alistair Tait, but it has nothing to do with Rory McIlroy or Lee Westwood - it has everything to do with the Sunningdale Foursomes, or golf at its best.
Round 2 at Transitions
Check out scores from Round 2 at the PGA Tour's Transitions Championship