News for Friday, March 30, 2012
Tseng leads at Kraft
Yani Tseng shot a second straight 68 at the second day of the Kraft Nabisco Championship, taking a one-stroke lead . . . and she still had enough energy after her round to play some pickup basketball.
Play continues in rain-delayed Houston
Brian Davis and Louis Oosthuizen shared the lead at 11 under after two days of play in the rain-delayed Houston Open.
Wie misses cut
After shooting 73-77, recent Stanford grad Michelle Wie misses the cut at the Kraft Nabisco Championship for the first time in eight years.
Meet Jodi Ewart
Jodi Ewart, whose second season on the LPGA Tour has been more successful than her first, makes the cut at the Kraft Nabisco Championship, her first major.
Daly two shots behind
John Daly had five birdies and an eagle for a 5-under 67, finishing two shots off the leaders at the Sicilian Open on Friday.
Masters: 10 to watch
So, if you’re not named Tiger, Phil, or Rory you can’t expect to possibly be wearing a green jacket come April 8? Nonsense. Here are 10 guys to watch this year.
has given a verbal commitment to Richmond.
Mark Reilly of Babylon, N.Y., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Richmond.
The 97 players who have qualified and are expected to compete in the 76th Masters, to be played April 5-8 at Augusta National Golf Club.
Mickelson takes early lead
We should be used to this by now, but Phil Mickelson's road to his 7-under 65 at the Shell Houston Open was about as unorthodox as it comes. What else did you expect?
Nationwide Tour notes
Nationwide Tour notes: Joseph Bramlett hopes to use two California events to propel himself back onto the PGA Tour, while Skip Kendall is the early money leader on tour.
Callaway Forged wedges feature C grind on sole
The round-toed Callaway Forged wedges, inspired by club designer Roger Cleveland’s interaction with touring pros, feature a C grind on the sole.
Titleist Scotty Cameron Select series putters
Titleist's Scotty Cameron Select series of putters encompasses a broad range of models.
LSU's Austin Ernst is the only current college player in the field at the Kraft Nabisco Championship. She's making good use of the experience. College notebook
Creamer's grandfather passes
Paula Creamer lost her No. 1 fan earlier this month - her grandfather, whom she called 'Pops.'
Travel: Maui, Hawaii
Golf on Maui: Wind-whipped morning golf, capped by small doses of afternoon sun and sand, and washed down with umbrella-festooned cocktails and flapping-fresh local seafood.