News for Friday, June 28, 2013


News 2013 June 28


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How it happened: Weather stops AT&T 2nd round

Weather struck Bethesda, Md., but not before Roberto Castro and Jordan Spieth could grab the lead midway through the second round as play was cancelled at 6 p.m. local time. See how it happened with our Tracker!

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Club pro fails to break 100 on Tour

Assistant club pro Michael Bembenick was named the Assistant Golf Professional of the Year in Indiana in 2012. He signed for a 103 Friday and said it's important to show kids to finish something no matter how it goes.

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McIlroy misses Irish cut; Rock, Uihlein lead

It was a disappointing day for the home fans, as Rory McIlroy missed the Irish Open cut by two shots. Fellow major winners Padraig Harrington, Graeme McDowell and Darren Clarke also fell short.

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Couples leads as weather saps Senior Players too

Fred Couples roared through his first 11 holes in the second round of the Senior Players Championship on Friday, ripping off seven birdies at water-logged Fox Chapel before a sudden downpour suspended play for the day.

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5 Things: Park leads USWO, Kims trade places

While Inbee Park and I.K. Kim can boast low scores at 68 and 69 respectively, just eight golfers headed completed two rounds with a score under par. Here are 5 Things to Know.

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How it Happened: Park takes Open lead before fog

The second round of the U.S. Women's Open has ground to a halt a bit early this evening at Sebonack, where fog thickened before Inbee Park – winner of the season's first two majors – passed I.K. Kim for the lead. Recap the action here.

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PHOTOS: USWO at Sebonack, opening rounds

See what's been happening during the first two rounds of the U.S. Women's Open at Sebonack in Southampton, N.Y.

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M. Johnson leads Dogwood by three

After a 40 minute weather delay at Druid Hill Golf Club on Friday, it was Michael Johnson staying focused and taking the 54-hole lead at The Dogwood Invitational.

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5 Things: Spieth shines before weather halts play

Inclement weather suspended the second round of the AT&T National until Saturday morning, but not before Jordan Spieth grabbed a share of the lead along with Roberto Castro. Here are 5 Things you need to know from Friday at Congressional.

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Notes: I.K. Kim finds early lead Friday at USWO

Second-round notes from the U.S. Women's Open at Sebonack: I.K. Kim in the lead after the morning wave, Lizette Salas back at the top of the leaderboard in a major championship and more.

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Stanford in contention for her first major victory

U.S. Women's Open: Angela Stanford in contention for her 1st major championship win

Angela Stanford, 35, shot a second-round 4-under 68 and is four shots back of leader I.K. Kim heading into the weekend at the U.S. Women's Open. She knows her time is coming to win a major championship. Can she do it this weekend?

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Castro fires 69, tied for lead at Congressional

Robert Castro fires second round 69, tied for the lead at Congressional

Roberto Castro didn't let history repeat itself Friday at the AT&T National. Castro, who let first-round leads slip away at the Humana Challenge and the Players Championship this season, ended that trend with a 2-under 69 at Congressional.

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Rispler (NR, 2014) commits to South Alabama

Max Rispler (NR, 2014) commits to South Alabama

Max Rispler has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at South Alabama in 2014.

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Cal's Kim, Homa lead All-Nicklaus Team honorees

California's Michael Kim, Max Homa lead All-Nicklaus Tee honorees

The 2013 All-Nicklaus Team has been announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America.