News for Saturday, June 8, 2013
David Frost birdied the 16th and 17th holes Saturday en route to a 6-under 66 and a one-stroke lead over Fred Couples after the third round of the Regions Tradition at Shoal Creek.
The last time Morgan Pressel held a 36-hole lead was here at Locust Hill in 2008, before this tournament became a major. The last time Pressel won a tournament also was in 2008, at the Kapalua LPGA Classic.
After going 4.5-0.5 in the morning four-ball session, the U.S. picked up six more points in the afternoon singles play to take a commanding 11.5-3.5 Palmer Cup lead over Europe.
Nicholas Reach birdied the second hole of a sudden-death playoff with Scott Strohmeyer to kick off his summer with a win at the Palmetto Amateur at the par-70 Palmetto Golf Club in Aiken, S.C.
Shawn Stefani fired a 4-under 66 on Saturday -- a round that included a quadruple-bogey -- to take a one-shot lead over Harris English heading into Sunday's final round at the FedEx St. Jude Classic in Memphis.
Despite a quadruple-bogey on the par-3 11th, Shawn Stefani was able to battle back with four birdies over his final five holes to take a one-shot lead at the FedEx St. Jude Classic on Saturday.
Max Orrin has given the Great Britain & Ireland Walker Cup selectors something to think about recently with two wins. He could make them think just a little bit harder by winning the St. Andrews Links Trophy.
Heavy rains in the Philadelphia area have somehow spared Merion Golf Club’s notoriously flood-prone 11th green. With thunderstorms in the forecast next week, officials are not out of the woods just yet.
Michelle Wie decided to use driver only twice on Saturday. Angela Stanford used it everywhere. The result? They are both in contention.
Joost Luiten of the Netherlands shot a 5-under 67 Saturday, extending his lead to three strokes heading into the final round of the Lyoness Open.
Up-and-coming junior golfer Isabella DiLisio's great-grandfather, Nick Ciocca, was on the bag for Ben Hogan the day he hit his famous 1-iron at Merion Golf Club East during the U.S. Open.