News for Monday, January 7, 2013


News 2013 January 7


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Tour Tracker: Johnson takes three-shot lead at TOC

After three weather-delayed rounds that saw Dustin Johnson never take an official shot, the bomber made up for lost time by going 11 under over 36 holes on Monday at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions to take a three-shot lead over Steve Stricker.

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Curtis takes advantage of his second chance at TOC

Ben Curtis started with consecutive 6s on Sunday, complete with two four-putts. Needless to say, the former Open champion was happy that the round was wiped away. On Monday, he took full advantage by shooting a 3-under 70 in the official first round.

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Third time is a charm for Fowler, Hyundai field

Having originally been penciled in for a Monday finish, the season opener morphed into a Monday start thanks to unrelenting wind. Finally, on the fourth day, the fury gave everyone a break.

2013 Senior Amateur competition schedule

A look at the 2013 senior amateur golf schedule, including tournaments that have yet to determine a date or course.

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Women's spring preview: Big East

Lindsey Weaver is still in awe of the history and tradition of Notre Dame University, but the Irish freshman is well en route to creating her own history after an outstanding fall season.

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Men's spring preview: Atlantic Sun

Sean Dale has experienced heartbreak the past two seasons, but this spring the senior will get one more shot at helping the Ospreys advance to match play, which has eluded North Florida in three trips to the NCAA Championship.

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Good news for LPGA: Bahamas event added for '13

The LPGA might release its 2013 schedule later in the week, but for now, here’s at least a snippet of good news: The tour is adding a new event in the Bahamas.

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Preview: McIlroy’s European reign has only begun

One of the biggest questions on this year’s PGA European Tour is whether anyone can dethrone Rory McIlroy from atop the Official World Golf Ranking and European Tour money list. At this stage, it seems doubtful.

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Beyond the course: Seo takes up waterskiing

On Day 6 of Tracy Wilcox's multimedia project going behind the scenes with eight LPGA stars, Hee Kyung Seo talks about her new hobby: waterskiing.

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Preview: Yani Tseng still No. 1, but for how long?

The Grand Canyon-sized chasm that once existed between Yani Tseng and the rest of the world now resembles a crack in the sidewalk. She’s beatable. And it could be only a matter of time before someone steps right over her.