News for Saturday, March 17, 2012


News 2012 March 17


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Calcavecchia leads Toshiba, Couples in hunt

Mark Calcavecchia shot his second straight 4-under 67 in rainy conditions Saturday to take a two-stroke lead in the Champions Tour's Toshiba Classic.

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Miyazato, Tseng share lead in Founders Cup

Ai Miyazato birdied three straight holes on the back nine and finished with a 6-under 66 on Saturday for a share of the lead with Yani Tseng in the LPGA Founders Cup.

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Els makes run, still frustrated with putter

Els makes run in Tampa

Ernie Els made a run on Saturday at the Transitions Championship, but it could have been even better if it wasn't for his faulty putter.

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Spaun, San Diego State win National Invitational

San Diego State wins

Behind J.J. Spaun's medalist performance, San Diego State held off UNLV to win the National Invitational Tournament in Arizona to win its third straight tournament.

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Lamar holds off Baylor for Border Olympics title

Behind MJ Daffue, Lamar picked up a five-stroke victory over Baylor at the Border Olympics on the par-72 Laredo Country Club in Laredo, Texas.

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Texas men win Morris Williams Intercollegiate

Texas wins Morris Williams

Top-ranked Texas won the Morris Williams Intercollegiate by 16 strokes, while a trio of Longhorns - Jordan Spieth, Dylan Frittelli (above) and Julio Vegas - tied for medalist honors.

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Rude: Goosen surges despite back injury

Goosen surges at Transitions

Retief Goosen already has pulled out of Bay Hill next week because of his bum back. But he somehow pulled off a 6-under 65 on Saturday in Tampa to vault into a share of the lead.

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Furyk, Goosen lead at Transitions Championship

Furyk, Goosen lead

Veterans Jim Furyk and Retief Goosen spent much of the day chasing Sang-Moon Bae, but the former major winners overtook the rookie and will play in Sunday's final group at the Transitions.

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Live scores: Round 3 at Transitions

Round 3 at Transitions

Check out scores from Round 3 at the PGA Tour's Transitions Championship

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De la Riva leads Andalucia, 18 within 4 strokes

Unheralded Spanish golfer Eduardo De la Riva shot a 4-under 68 Saturday for a one-stroke lead after three rounds of the Andalucia Open.