News for Saturday, October 20, 2012


News 2012 October 20


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Notebook: What's behind Penn State's success?

Denise St. Pierre’s hold-your-breath moment at last week’s Mercedes-Benz Intercollegiate came at Holston Hills’ par-3 14th. It was a hole that was wreaking havoc on scorecards.

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5 Things: Veterans Furyk, Love lead McGladrey

The final round of the McGladrey Classic is setting up for a dramatic finish, with 10 golfers within four strokes of the lead.

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UCLA closing in on title defense at U.S. Collegiate

UCLA returned to this year’s U.S. Collegiate Championship for a title defense, and after two rounds, the Bruins are again at the top of the leaderboard.

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Love, Furyk tied for lead at Sea Island

Three weeks after they were on stage together for the closing ceremony at the Ryder Cup, Davis Love III and Jim Furyk wound up together in a place few people would have imagined — in the final pairing at the McGladrey Classic.

North Carolina uses final-round surge for Wolfpack win

North Carolina held off three in-state teams to win the Wolfpack Intercollegiate on Oct. 20. It’s the first victory this fall for the Tar Heels after twice finishing runner-up in their home state.

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Els withdraws from Grand Slam of Golf with injury

Ernie Els has pulled out of the PGA Grand Slam of Golf next week in Bermuda because of a minor ankle injury. He will be replaced in the four-man field by Padraig Harrington.

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Van Pelt leads in Australia; Dufner one back

Bo Van Pelt shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday to take a one-shot lead over fellow American Jason Dufner after the third round of the Perth International.

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Pettersen extends lead to five at LPGA HanaBank

Suzann Pettersen shot a 4-under 68 on Saturday to extend her lead to five shots after the second round of the LPGA KEB HanaBank Championship.