News for Friday, February 1, 2013
Here are tee times and pairings from the third round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale.
Phil Mickelson followed his opening-round, 11-under 60 with a 65 on Friday. "Phil the Thrill" holds a four-shot lead heading into what surely will be an exciting weekend in Phoenix. Here are 5 Things you need to know from Friday:
Jones Cup notebook: Mike Miller and Peter Williamson don't want to begin their professional careers before September's Walker Cup, so both have creative ways to fill their schedule until then.
He didn't make a run at 59 again, but Phil Mickelson turned in another strong round Friday at the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale.
Alabama's Cory Whitsett and Florida State's Rowin Caron each used hole-outs for eagle to shoot 4-under 68. They are the co-leaders after one round of the Jones Cup.
Richard Sterne sank a birdie on 18 to take a one-shot lead over Danish youngster Thorbjorn Olesen and two others after the second round of the Dubai Desert Classic on Friday.
Sacred Heart took a big step toward regaining conference bragging rights in the fall, finishing the first part of the season as the highest-ranked team in the Northeast Conference.
After sitting out the postseason – arguably the greatest part of any season – for the past three years, Southern Illinois Edwardsville finally is eligible to compete this spring, as a Division I team.
So far this season, Florida has succeeded in delivering a message of dominance. The Gators aren’t the top-ranked team in the country – that honor goes to Washington – but they are tops in the SEC, one of the deepest conferences in the nation.
American Alison Walshe birdied the 17th hole in an opening-round 6-under 66 that gave her a one-stroke lead over Jessica Korda at the Australian Ladies Masters at Royal Pines on Friday.
Hampered by a nagging wrist injury, UCLA's Tiffany Lua says she is healthy and has qualified for the Bruins' first spring start on Feb. 11.