News for Saturday, May 26, 2012


News 2012 May 26


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Duncan earns NGCA Player of the Year; Lee top freshman

The NCAA Women’s Championship closed Friday night with the announcement of the annual National Golf Coaches Association Awards and All-American teams.

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Dufner has 1-stroke lead over Johnson at Colonial

Jason Dufner matched playing competitor Zach Johnson's birdie putt on the 17th hole Saturday and finished with a 4-under 66 for a one-stroke lead in the Colonial.

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Edwards making most of Senior PGA opportunity

Joel Edwards is only playing the Senior PGA Championship because of a series of withdrawals. But the 50-year-old is trying to seize the opportunity.

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Chapman takes 5-stroke lead at Senior PGA

Roger Chapman shot a 7-under 64 on Saturday to take a five-stroke lead into the final round of the Senior PGA Championship.

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Dowling steps down as head coach at Florida

Jan Dowling stepped down as the head coach at the University of Florida on Saturday, despite a 12th-place finish at the NCAA Women's Championship.

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Donald leads BMW, closes in on No. 1 spot

Luke Donald put himself in position to regain the world's No. 1 ranking, shooting a 3-under 69 to take a two-stroke lead after the third round of the BMW PGA Championship on Saturday.

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Els goes on expletive-ridden tirade at BMW

Ernie Els' verbal tirade

Ernie Els has felt plenty of heat over his Wentworth redesign in recent years. And that would explain his expletive-ridden tirade on Saturday, ripping the greens staff from top to bottom.

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Sources: Couples, Price to captain Presidents Cup

'13 Presidents Cup

Sources close to the Presidents Cup have told Golfweek that Fred Couples will return to lead the U.S. team and Nick Price of Zimbabwe will captain the International team in 2013 at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio.

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Top 25 photos from NCAA Women's Championship

Top photos from NCAAs

Our Tracy Wilcox was on the scene all week, capturing images from one of the most memorable NCAA Women's Championships in recent history. Check out her Top 25 photos from the week . . .