News for Saturday, November 10, 2012


News 2012 November 10


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Inbee Park takes LPGA lead in Mexico

Inbee Park moved into position for her third victory of the year, shooting a 6-under 66 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the Lorena Ochoa Invitational.

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5 Things: Chappell in good position to retain card

One round remains in the PGA Tour season. Here are 5 Things you need to know on the eve of the season’s final round, as some players seek victory and others try to hold on to their playing privileges:

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Beljan takes scary approach for lead

So here’s one way to take a two-shot lead after 54 holes of a PGA Tour event: Fight panic attacks, arm numbness, high blood pressure and hyperventilation in the third round and think you are going to die. Get rushed to a hospital by ambulance, spend Friday night there with your size-15 golf shoes on till 4:30 a.m. and think there’s a 99.9 percent chance you won’t play Saturday. Get about 90 minutes of sleep and then feel your swing is worse than it has been for a long time.

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PGA appoints Bevacqua as chief executive officer

Peter Bevacqua – a former USGA executive, and most recently, the head of CAA Sports' golf division – was appointed chief executive of the PGA of America.

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Wi knows all about final-round pressure

The other Charlie playing well here at Disney knows all about having an accelerated heartbeat. Charlie Wi, a five-time runner-up on the PGA Tour, can’t relate to Beljan’s medical condition, but he knows what it feels like to be in a Sunday pressure cooker.

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Teams announced for Franklin Templeton Shootout

Greg Norman, host of the Franklin Templeton Shootout, has announced the pairings for the 24th annual Franklin Templeton Shootout, which will take place at Tiburon Golf Club at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, Fla., Dec. 5-9.

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Bjorn holds one-stroke lead at Singapore Open

Denmark's Thomas Bjorn had to wait more than 36 hours to tee off in the second round of the rain-soaked Singapore Open. The delay may have done him good.

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Beljan will play third round at Disney

Charlie Beljan will compete in the third round of the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic after spending the night in a hospital.

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Huntingdon men's coach fired after profane rant

Huntingdon men’s golf coach Matt Mahanic was dismissed from his coaching duties on Friday after a profanity-laced rant he delivered to his team circulated around the Internet.