News for Thursday, March 29, 2012


News 2012 March 29


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Kraft notebook: Choi looking for breakthrough

Notes: Na Yeon Choi

Kraft Nabisco notebook: World No. 2 Na Yeon Choi is battling through a sore back but is determined to be the next emerging star to break through for a major victory.

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Yang takes early lead at Kraft Nabisco

Yang leads; Tseng two back

Amy Yang shot a 6-under 66 to take a one-stroke lead over Lindsey Wright in the opening round of the Kraft Nabisco Championship on Thursday. World No. 1 Yani Tseng is two back.

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Augusta's membership debate back in spotlight

Augusta National Debate

The appointment of a female CEO at IBM has revived the debate over Augusta National’s all-male membership just one week before the Masters, as the last four CEOs of IBM have been members of Augusta.

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Mickelson surges into tie for lead in Houston

Mickelson tied for lead

Phil Mickelson finished a 7-under 65 early Friday to move into contention at the rain-delayed Houston Open.

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Thompson could follow same path as Pressel

Pressel, Thompson paired

Thursday's Kraft Nabisco pairing of Morgan Pressel and Lexi Thompson featured the youngest major winner in LPGA history and a player who many expect could challenge that record this year.

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Notebook: Kangaroos seek another NCAA kick

UMKC eyes spot in NCAA

Ron Balicki: Last season, Missouri-Kansas City won its first Summit League Championship to gain the school's first NCAA appearance. This season has been up-and-down one for the Kangaroos, and though an appearance at the NCAA Championship is a long shot, anything's possible.

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Hull makes an impression with opening 71

Hull makes an impression

With a 1-under 71, Charley Hull makes a great first impression at Kraft Nabisco Championship.

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The making of EA Sports' Tiger Woods '13

New game from EA Sports

Golfweek exclusive: We go behind the scenes as EA Sports builds the new Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13, showing us exactly what goes into building it all.

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Hubbard (No. 98, 2013) commits to Wisconsin

has given a verbal commitment to Wisconsin.

Richard Hubbard has given a verbal commitment to play college golf in the Big Ten Conference at Wisconsin.

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FootJoy's offering: customized green shoes

FootJoy's Masters shoes

FootJoy is offering a commemorative shoe for the season's first major - the Masters – and custom-made no less.

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Lawrie shoots 64, leads by 1 at Sicilian Open

Sicilian Open

Peter Lawrie of Ireland led the Sicilian Open by a stroke after shooting an 8-under 64 in the opening round Thursday.

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Komoto (No. 26, 2013) commits to Northwestern

has given a verbal commitment to Northwestern.

Kacie Komoto, ranked No. 26 in the Class of 2013, has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Northwestern.