News for Thursday, February 14, 2013


News 2013 February 14


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5 Things: Garcia shoots 65 in 2013 Tour debut

Sergio Garcia fired a 6-under 65 in his 2013 PGA Tour debut. Here are 5 Things you need to know from Thursday's first round at the Northern Trust Open.

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Despite injuries, Jobe not done on PGA Tour

Brandt Jobe has overcome injury after injury during the course of his PGA Tour career. He shot 5-under 66 Thursday in just his third round on Tour since surgery last summer to repair two nerve blocks in his neck.

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Tracker: Kuchar out in front at Northern Trust

In what has been an incredible start to the 2013 PGA Tour season - Dustin Johnson, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Brandt Snedeker have all won in the first six weeks - the stars will really get going this week at the Northern Trust Open, which was as good as advertised Thursday.

Hulwick to return to Denver as head women's coach

Lindsay Hulwick has been named head women’s coach at Denver. The news follows longtime head coach Sammie Chergo’s resignation earlier this month.

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Coltart chosen to lead Europeans at Palmer Cup

Andrew Coltart, a former European Ryder Cupper, will coach the Europeans at the 2013 and ‘14 Palmer Cups. Stanford assistant Philip Rowe, an Englishman and former Palmer Cupper, has been tapped to assist him.

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Former Cal player sparks media frenzy over spider bite

Former Cal golfer Daniela Holmqvist became a media sensation on Wednesday when word circulated that after being bitten by a spider during a pre-qualifier for the season-opening LPGA event in Australia. Holmqvist simply kept playing.

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3 former college standouts return to Riviera

Patrick Cantlay, Blayne Barber and Luke Guthrie have been pro for less than a year, but they won't find themselves on foreign ground when they tee off today at the PGA Tour's Northern Trust Open.

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Notebook: Vogel frustrated by latest performance

Notebook: T.J. Vogel was less-than-pleased with his final performance at the Mark Bostick Golf Course, not using the flu or hernia surgery as an excuse for his 6-over 216 finish at the Gator Invitational.

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Scores: Round 4, Northern Trust Open

Follow the Round 4 leaderboard from the Northern Trust Open.

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Teen star Lydia Ko leads Women's Australian Open

Teen star Lydia Ko shot a 10-under 63 on Thursday to take the first-round lead in the LPGA Tour's season-opening Women's Australian Open.