News for Thursday, May 2, 2013


News 2013 May 2


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5 Things: McIlroy strong in Charlotte again

Rory McIlroy hasn’t played a competitive round since the Masters, but opened with a 7-under 65 to share the first-round lead with six others. Here are 5 Things to Know about the first round of the Wells Fargo Championship.

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Titleist to offer Scott's TVD-K as custom option

Adam Scott won the Masters using a 60-degree Titleist wedge with 10 degrees of bounce. Titleist will now offer that model through custom offerings at Vokey WedgeWorks.

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Tracker: McIlroy among Wells Fargo leaders

Rory McIlroy shot 5-under 67 on Thursday at the Wells Fargo Championship. The 2010 champion of the event enters the second round in a seven-way tie for the lead. See how it all unfolded at Quail Hollow!

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Annika Intercollegiate set for September 2014

The Annika Intercollegiate, a new college golf tournament co-founded by the Annika Foundation and Golfweek, will be held Sept. 27-30, 2014 at Reunion Resort near Orlando, Fla.

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Baldry: Ariya Jutanugarn's game proves worthy of LPGA

Other than the fact that the Jutanugarn sisters often dress like twins, Ariya and Moriya don’t really look similar. Neither did their scores Thursday in the LPGA's Kingsmill Classic.

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Harrington bellies up to anchored putter Thursday

Padraig Harrington, a proponent on the proposed ban of the anchored putting stroke, put a belly putter into play Thursday at the Wells Fargo Championship.

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PGA president keeps firing away on long putters

PGA of America president Ted Bishop has been vocal about his opposition to the proposed rule that would ban the anchored stroke used for long putters. Royal & Ancient chief executive Peter Dawson last week referred to Bishop's public comments as a "campaign."

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12-year-old makes history at China Open, shoots 79

Ye Wocheng became the youngest player to compete on the European Tour, shooting a 7-over 79 in the first round with a 40-yard chip-in for bogey on his 15th hole.

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Scores: Round 4, Wells Fargo Championship

Check out the Round 4 leaderboard at the Wells Fargo Championship.