News for Friday, November 22, 2013
Scott Brown moves to lead at Pebble Beach Invitational
With six birdies, Scott Brown's 68 at Spyglass Hill moved him to 10 under as he took the second-round lead at the Pebble Beach Invitational by a shot over Jason Kokrak.
Wes Short Jr. tops Champions Tour Q-School; playoffs await
There was enough time in between rain and darkness at Champions Tour Q-School for Wes Short Jr. to take medalist honors along with a $30,000 check and fully exempt status for 2014.
Closer look: Web.com Tour Q-School, Second stage
Second stage of Web.com Tour Q-School wrapped up Friday. Here is a closer look at who moved on and who did not at each of the six sites.
Michael Kim advances, level of success at Q-School finals may dictate Cal future
Cal star Michael Kim gutted out a 1-over 73 that allowed him to advance to Web.com Tour Q-School finals. Success at the finals would create a difficult decision for the junior -- go pro or return to school?
Sandra Gal builds 3-shot lead in wind at LPGA Titleholders
Sandra Gal pulled away with three birdies on the back nine to build a three-shot lead after two rounds at the LPGA Titleholders.
Alabama senior Cory Whitsett leads 21-player field into Western Refining Sun Bowl All-America Golf Classic
Alabama senior Cory Whitsett and 2013 NCAA Division III Player of the Year Brad Shigezawa of Claremont Mudd Scripps are among the 21 individuals who will compete in the Western Refining Sun Bowl All-America Golf Classic on Nov. 25-26 at El Paso (Texas) Country Club.
Sale of Edwin Watts takes step forward
The sale of Edwin Watts Golf Shops LLC took an important step forward on Nov. 20, even if one of its potential buyers did not.
Woods' World Challenge will move to Florida; Tavistock will cease
Tiger Woods' limited-field World Challenge event will move in 2014 from Thousand Oaks, Calif., to Windermere, Fla. – where the Tavistock Cup will cease to exist.
Ping Rapture driving iron
Ping releases a new driving iron, Rapture, for players looking for lower trajectories and higher ball speeds off the tee.
Luke Donald grabs share of lead at Dunlop Phoenix
Luke Donald fired a 5-under 66 Friday at the Japan Tour's Dunlop Phoenix to grab a share of the lead at Phoenix Country Club in Miyazaki, Japan.
Nike VRS Covert 2.0 driver
Nike's 2014 VRS Covert 2.0 driver might not look much different on the outside, but its new Fly-Brace technology in the hollow internal cavity gives the clubhead a new stiffness that the company feels is a good thing.
Kevin Streelman gains local knowledge from teenage caddie
Darcy Brereton, a 19-year-old member at Royal Melbourne, got a unique opportunity earlier this week at the World Cup. The plus-1 handicap and aspiring professional carried American Kevin Streelman's bag during Wednesday's pro-am.
Thomas Bjorn holds 2nd-round lead at World Cup; U.S. team leads
Thomas Bjorn of Denmark maintained his patience around a tricky Royal Melbourne on Friday to shoot a 3-under 68 and take a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the World Cup.