News for Saturday, November 16, 2013



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Auburn honors Jason Dufner with his own street

Jason Dufner was honored during halftime of Saturday's Auburn football game against Georgia. Among his honors: a street named after the 2013 PGA Championship winner.

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5 Things: English, Karlsson out in front at Mayakoba

Robert Karlsson continues to make birdies in bunches and pursue his first PGA Tour title. But he’s got company at the top of the leaderboard at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba in the name of second-year pro Harris English.

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Michigan leads by 5 halfway through NCCGA fall finale

Halfway through the NCCGA National Championship, Michigan holds a small cushion on chasers Campbell, Virginia and Baylor.

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How it happened: English, Karlsson lead way at Mayakoba

After another long day of golf at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba, it was Harris English and Robert Karlsson who were out in front when the third round was suspended Saturday evening due to darkness.

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English cards 62 behind hot putter at Mayakoba

Harris English torched El Camaleon Golf Club to the tune of a tournament-best 9-under 62 in the rain-delayed completion of the second round of the OHL Classic at Mayakoba on Saturday.

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Weaver's response to putting dream on hold? 'I do'

Unlike his competitors in next week's second stage of Tour Q-School, Drew Weaver knows he has no shot to advance. That's because Weaver, the 26-year-old former Virginia Tech standout, faces a life-changing conflict: his wedding date.

CBS broadcaster Jim Nantz awarded MGA honor

Veteran CBS broadcaster Jim Nantz will receive the Metropolitan Golf Association's 2013 Distinguished Service Award, it was announced Saturday.

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Stenson leads in Dubai, nears Euro money title

Henrik Stenson closed in on the European Tour money title Saturday, birdieing four of his last five holes for a 5-under 67 and a one-shot lead after three rounds of the season-ending World Tour Championship.

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Scott leads after 3rd round at Australian Masters

Defending champion Adam Scott shot a 5-under 66 Saturday to open a four-stroke lead at the Australian Masters and close in on a second consecutive win Down Under.

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Nordqvist shares lead at Lorena Ochoa Invitational

Sweden's Anna Nordqvist and South Korea's So Yeon Ryu each birdied the final hole for a share of the second-round lead with Thailand's Pornanong Phatlum on Friday in the Lorena Ochoa Invitational