News for Thursday, March 8, 2012
McCabe on windy Doral
One player hit the par-5 first in two shots with an 8-iron Thursday. To reach the par-4 18th in two, he needed a hybrid. The wind giveth and taketh away at Doral. Jim McCabe
Jarrod Lyle has had a recurrence of leukemia at home in Australia, just as the 30-year-old is preparing to become a father for the first time.
Matt Jones and George McNeill topped the leaderboard at 6-under 66 on Thursday in the PGA Tour's windy Puerto Rico Open.
Scott leads at Doral
After playing only five competitive rounds since November, Adam Scott showed no signs of rust Thursday at Doral, tying Jason Dufner for the first-round lead. Jeff Rude
Scott, Dufner lead Doral
Adam Scott dealt with the wind by keeping the ball in play and had a 6-under 66 to tie for the lead with Jason Dufner in the Cadillac Championship.
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Tiger Woods couldn't come up with enough birdies for a low first round at Doral on Thursday, but still showed streaks of brilliance. First-round recap
Golf Life Miami
Eclectic culture makes South Florida a unique golf destination. Kevin Adams explains.
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Men's College Notebook
On the eve of the Southern Highlands Collegiate, Sean Martin takes a look at the player-of-the-year race in college golf. College Notebook
Pinehurst Resort and its famed No. 2 course are facing a logistical traffic jam in the summer of 2014. With the men’s and women’s U.S. Opens being played in consecutive weeks, Pinehurst’s men’s and women’s North & South Amateurs, which typically fall within weeks of the national Opens, would seem to be under assault.
Trump and Doral
Donald Trump plans to invest $200 million to transform his latest golf acquisition: Doral Golf Resort.
Rachel Connor, an English golfer on the LPGA’s Symetra Tour, was arrested early Wednesday morning in Florida on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.