News for Thursday, October 18, 2012


News 2012 October 18


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Canizares, Hendry lead after 1st round in Perth

Spain's Alejandro Canizares and New Zealand's Michael Hendry each shot 7-under 65 on Thursday to share the first-round lead in the Perth International.

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Cauley tied for lead in return to Sea Island

Bud Cauley clinched his first PGA Tour card last year at the McGladrey Classic. A year later, he finds himself tied for the lead at Sea Island.

Minority golf youth ambassador Dickey, 84, dies

Golf lost one of its best-known champions of the grass-roots minority golf movement when William “Bill” Dickey, 84, died in Phoenix on Oct. 16.

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Men's notes: Vandy, Limbaugh off to good start

Men's college notebook: First-year coach Scott Limbaugh has helped Vanderbilt to a team title and a No. 14 ranking so far this fall.

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Houston to add women's golf program in fall 2013

Houston will add women's golf to its athletic program next fall, hoping to replicate the success that the men's program has had over the years.

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Oklahoma wins at home, sets scoring records

Oklahoma shot a school-record 8-under 280 in the final round of its home event on Oct. 18, the Susie Maxwell Berning Classic, to earn its first victory of the fall season. The Sooners finished 29 shots ahead of runner-up Notre Dame.

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St. Thomas senior Mortenson part of ‘Elite’ group

University of St. Thomas (Minn.) senior Michael Mortenson was one of only three golfer to receive the Elite 89 award.

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Proctor (No. 80, 2014) commits to Illinois

Colin Proctor from Anderson, Ind., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Illinois.

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Schaake (NR, 2013) commits to Iowa

Carson Schaake of Omaha, Neb., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Iowa.

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PGA Tour to take control of Canadian Tour

The PGA Tour has announced that it will take operational control of the Canadian Tour, forming PGA Tour Canada.