News for Thursday, October 25, 2012


News 2012 October 25


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Tiger Tracker: Woods fires 67, currently five back

Tiger Woods didn't make a typical run, but his methodical 4-under 67 kept him in the mix at the CIMB Classic. See how it all happened, shot-by-shot . . .

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Ridings shares lead at Tour Championship

Tag Ridings, who entered the Tour Championship at No. 51 on the money list, shot 6-under 65 and enters the second round in a 6-way tie for the lead.

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Notebook: Lobos among fall's pleasant surprises

Many players at this year’s U.S. Amateur hit to the 17th green at Cherry Hills Country Club with a wedge in hand. Gavin Green was one of them, except he used a gap wedge for his second, not his third, shot to the 544-yard par-5.

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Shark found alive at California golf course

Those at San Juan Hills Golf Course Oct. 22 got a surprise when a 2-foot long leopard shark was found alive on a tee box.

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McDowell asks for help in Olympic representation debate

Graeme McDowell wants some help in deciding which country he should represent at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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Donaldson posts course-record 62 at BMW Masters

Jamie Donaldson of Wales set a course record 10-under 62 Thursday en route to a four-stroke lead after the opening round of the BMW Masters.

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Mike Miller takes the road less traveled

When New York native Mike Miller left Penn State after just one semester with the Nittany Lions, he wasn’t sure where his life would take him or how he would pursue his dream of one day becoming a professional golfer.

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Q&A: Bob Covington, general chairman, NCAA Championship

Golfweek caught up with Covington, a Capital City Club member who is in charge of preparations for the May 28-June 2 NCAAs, during the U.S. Collegiate in Alpharetta, Ga.

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Inbee Park leads Tseng by two in Taiwan

Inbee Park of South Korea shot a 7-under 65 to take a two-stroke lead over local favorite and top-ranked Yani Tseng after the first round of the Taiwan Championship on Thursday.