News for Saturday, February 2, 2013


News 2013 February 2


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Davis Love III recipient of USGA's Bob Jones Award

The U.S. Golf Association has named Davis Love III the recipient of the 2013 Bob Jones Award.

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5 Things: Can Mickelson go wire-to-wire at WMPO?

Phil Mickelson's full genius has been on display through three rounds at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

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WM Phoenix Open: Round 4 pairings, tee times

Here are tee times and pairings for the fourth round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale:

USGA president Nager elected to second term

Glen Nager, president of the U.S. Golf Association, has been elected to serve a second one-year term. The election took place Feb. 2 at the USGA’s annual meeting in Coronado, Calif.

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Notes: Relaxed Carpenter focuses on college career

Alex Carpenter has relieved some self-imposed pressure, and now finds himself on the leaderboard at the Jones Cup, one of the nation’s top amateur events.

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Piccio wins frost-shortened Bulldog Individual

Florida senior Mia Piccio earned medalist honors Saturday at the weather-shortened Bulldog Individual Championship.

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Whitsett builds Jones Cup lead with unlikely caddie

Alabama junior Cory Whitsett will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the Jones Cup. He is trying to become the second consecutive Alabama player to win the event.

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USGA's Nager on slow play: 'Golf needs to act'

During his presidential address at the USGA Annual Meeting, Glen Nager said he intends to declare war on slow play and any move toward bifurcation.

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Tracker: Mickelson leads by six at Phoenix Open

Phil Mickelson began the third round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open with a four-shot lead, and extended it to six shots with a third-round 64.

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Teenagers Jutanugarn, Oh lead Aussie Ladies Masters

Sixteen-year-old Australian amateur Su-Hyun Oh and 17-year-old Thai golfer Ariya Jutanugarn shared the second-round lead Saturday at the Australian Ladies Masters.

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Gallacher takes Dubai lead; breaks scoring record

Stephen Gallacher of Scotland shot a 10-under 62 on Saturday to take a three-shot lead at the Dubai Desert Classic and break a three-round scoring record set by Tiger Woods 12 years ago.