News for Thursday, June 6, 2013


News 2013 June 6


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Sam Love leads Palmetto by 1 over Strohmeyer, Jacobs

Sam Love's 65 during a rainy Thursday lifted him to the lead at the Palmetto Amateur, 1 ahead of Scott Strohmeyer and Carson Jacobs.

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5 Things: Love among leaders in Memphis

On a day when low scores were held in check, a handful of 40-somethings turned in impressive first-round performances at the FedEx St. Jude Classic, including Davis Love II, who is part of a six-way tie for the lead at 4 under. Here are 5 Things you need to know.

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U.S. Open: Facts, figures at Merion

Facts and figures for the 113th U.S. Open golf championship at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa.

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Sluman takes early lead at Regions Tradition

Jeff Sluman birdied No. 17 en route to a 7-under 65 and a one-stroke lead over Couples after the first round in the Regions Tradition, the second of five Champions Tour majors.

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How it Happened: Six share first-round lead at St. Jude

Davis Love III and Stuart Appleby are two of the six co-leaders after Thursday's first round of the FedEx St. Jude Classic, with another 11 just one shot back. Recap the first-round action here.

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Palmer Cup headed to Rich Harvest Farms in 2015

As part of the 2013 Palmer Cup opening ceremonies on Thursday, the 2015 and ’17 U.S. Palmer Cup venues were revealed. The international match will be played at Rich Harvest Farms in 2015 and Atlanta Athletic Club in ’17.

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Decoding TaylorMade's U.S. Open logo

A TaylorMade tradition continues at the U.S. Open with the creation of another major championship logo. Here's what the design means.

Longtime Youngstown State women's coach retires

Longtime Youngstown State women’s coach Roseann Schwartz has announced her retirement. Schwartz created the women’s golf program at 1996, and in the past 17 years, guided the program to a pair of Horizon League titles.

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Christovich among mid-ams trying to make noise

With two mid-amateur berths on the line for the 2013 Walker Cup team, the likes of Patrick Christovich are using it as an added incentive to try and garner some national attention.

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Lewis shoots 63 for lead in Lyoness Open

England's Tom Lewis shot a 9-under 63 Thursday for a two-stroke lead after the opening round of the Lyoness Open.

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U.S. Open: Tiger headlines odds at Merion

Here is a look at the odds for the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club.

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U.S. Open: A look at the field at Merion

A look at the 150 players in the the 113th U.S. Open, to be played June 13-16 at Merion Golf Club. There are still six spots remaining, which will be settled with the OWGR on June 10.

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In rainy Rochester, more shopping than swinging

Brittany Lang’s Thursday afternoon agenda: wedding gown shopping. With play canceled for the day at the Wegmans LPGA Championship, Lang and several of her bridesmaids will be scouring dresses at the local David’s Bridal.

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Grillo (NR, 2014) commits to Boston College

Marissa Grillo of Avon, Conn., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf for Boston College. Grillo also made unofficial visits to Brown, William and Mary and Dartmouth.

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Scores: Round 4, FedEx St. Jude Classic

Check out the Round 4 leaderboard from the FedEx St. Jude Classic in Memphis.

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Cal's Kim tops Golfweek's All-America lists

Michael Kim leads Golfweek’s list of All-Americans for the 2012-13 season.

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Tape delayed: Visual memories surface for 'Mr. 59'

Al Geiberger, 'Mr. 59,' recently sold the memorabilia associated with his record round, but now he has the visual archives to last a lifetime

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D. White takes first-round lead at Palmetto

Davin White completed play just before dark Wednesday and it was good enough to give him the clubhouse lead after the first round of the Palmetto Amateur. White, of Locust Grove, Ga., shot a opening 5-under 66 to take a one-shot lead at Palmetto Golf Club in Aiken, S.C.

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2013 Cal or 1982 UCLA? Let's take a closer look . . .

Cal won a modern-day record 11 tournaments in the 2012-13 season. UCLA won 13 times in the 1981-82 season. But there is a distinct difference between the two teams, and our Cassie Stein breaks it all down.