News for Saturday, July 20, 2013


News 2013 July 20


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Creamer, Recari lead after 54 at Marathon

Paula Creamer, Beatriz Recari lead by 3 after 54 holes at Marathon

Paula Creamer and Beatriz Recari shot bogey-free 67s during Saturday's third round to share the lead by three shots going into Sunday's finish at the LPGA's Marathon Classic.

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Niebrugge knocks off Kim in thrilling APL finale

Michael Kim made it interesting with a late comeback, but Oklahoma State's Jordan Niebrugge held off the Cal All-American for a 1-up victory in the U.S. Amateur Public Links finale on Saturday.

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Olsen wins Southern Amateur in three-way playoff

Zachary Olsen wins Southern Amateur in three-way playoff

Zachary Olsen sank a pair of birdie putts, first at the 72nd hole then on the first hole of sudden death, to claim the Southern Amateur on Saturday at The Club at Carlton Woods in The Woodlands, Texas.

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McDonald defeats Feng for North & South title

Ally McDonald defeats Yueer Cindy Feng for North & South title

Two months after finishing the NCAA postseason with a flourish, Ally McDonald has added the North & South Women's Amateur title to her resume.

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Musings on Muirfield: Players' Day 3 via Twitter

Musings on Muirfield: Players' Day 3 quotes via Twitter

Graeme McDowell talks Peter Alliss, Ian Poulter loves the galleries and other players have more to say after the Open Championship's third round.

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My Bag: Lee Westwood at the Open Championship

Lee Westwood, British Open 2013, WITB, Ping golf equipment: Lee Westwood's bag at the 2013 Open Championship

On the verge of winning his first major, Lee Westwood has a bag full of Ping gear.

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Woods puts safe play at top of Muirfield list

Tiger Woods puts safe play at top of his Muirfield list

Long irons and lag putts. That has characterized Tiger Woods’ conservative 54 British Open holes, though he did finally hit a driver. Expect more of the same safety-first game plan Sunday.

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British Open tee times: Final round

British Open tee times: Final round

A few pairings will create intrigue during the final day of the Open Championship. We break down a selection, as well as provide full tee times and pairings/

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PHOTOS: A look at fashion during Round 3

Take a look at the latest fashion statements made during Round 3 of the Open Championship at Muirfield on Saturday in Scotland. Which do you like best? Worst?

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One step closer: Westwood takes 2-shot Open lead

One step closer: Westwood takes two-shot lead at Open

Englishman Lee Westwood takes a two-shot lead into the final round of the Open Championship over Tiger Woods and Hunter Mahan. He is on the verge of getting a huge monkey off his back.

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How it Happened: Westwood takes Open lead

How it Happened: Lee Westwood takes third-round Open lead

Will Tiger Woods vault into the lead ahead of Sunday's final round? Can the 49-year-old Miguel Angel Jimenez maintain his lead? Will an Adam Scott or Phil Mickelson battle back? Will Muirfield cooperate? Follow now!

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Mahan making strides to win major championship

British Open 2013, Hunter Mahan: Look for his first major championship, Mahan feels good about his game.

Forget whatever Hunter Mahan may have learned from last month's U.S. Open, the top-20 player in the world is looking for his first major championship at the 2013 Open Championship at Muirfield. He wasn't ready to win a few years ago, but he is now.

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Matsuyama penalized for slow play at Muirfield

British Open 2013, Hideki Matsuyama: Penalized for slow play on the 17th hole at Muirfield

Hideki Matsuyama was penalized for slow play on Saturday and said he didn't truly understand why; his partner for the day felt for him as well. Matsuyama was docked on the 17th hole at Muirfield.

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Martin Laird makes quintuple-bogey 9 on No. 3

British Open 2013, Martin Laird: A quintuple-bogey nine puts drops Laird from top of leaderboard

Martin Laird made a birdie on par-4 second, but it was the 9 on No. 3 that really hurt.

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The new Mercedes-Benz golf cart

Mercedes-Benz, British Open 2013: The new-look golf cart from Mercedes-Benz

During the 2013 Open Championship, Mercedes-Benz presented the ‘Mercedes-Benz Vision Golf Cart.’

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Mendez, Galdiano take top honors at Jr. Worlds

Jose Mendez, Mariel Galdiano take top honors at Callaway Junior Worlds

Jose Mendez of Costa Rica won the Callaway Junior World Championship on Friday by finishing 72 holes at Torrey Pines’ South Course at 5-under 283.