News for Saturday, November 9, 2013


News 2013 November 9


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5 Things: Kirk, Baird lead after 54 holes in Georgia

PGA Tour, McGladrey Classic, Chris Kirk, Briny Baird: Co-leading are 54 holes at Sea Island's Seaside course

Chris Kirk and Briny Baird are leading are 54 holes of the McGladrey Classic at Sea Island's Seaside course, but there are 16 players within five shots and 21 within six shots of the lead.

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Obama plays at 'Caddyshack' course on Saturday

Barack Obama and Alonzo Mourning played the "Caddyshack" course on Saturday after fundraising events on Friday night.

Despite sporadic fall showers and the muggy Florida sun, President Barack Obama hit the greens Saturday with a former NBA star at the ritzy golf club where "Caddyshack" was filmed.

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Michael Putnam named Tour POY Tour, Michael Putnam: Putnam was named the Player of the Year on Nov. 9

Michael Putnam was named the 2013 Tour Player of the Year on Saturday, it was announced by PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem and Tour President Bill Calfee.

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Dubuisson looking for his first Euro Tour victory

Turkish Airlines Open, Victor Dubuisson: Looking to capture first European Tour title since he turned pro in 2010

Not exactly how the third leg of the Final Series was drawn up with a quality field that was enhanced with Tiger Woods due to a large appearance fee. Victor Dubuisson leads by five after the third round in Turkey.

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Noren withdraws in Turkey with wrist injury

Turkish Airlines Open, Alexander Noren: Withdraws in Turkey with wrist injury

Alex Noren was forced to withdraw from the Turkish Airlines Open during the third round with an ongoing wrist injury.

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Dubuisson takes solo lead after 63; leads by 5

European Tour, Turkish Airlines Open, Victor Dubuisson: Separated himself from the field with bogey-free 63 on Satuday

Frenchman Victor Dubuisson separated himself from the field shooting a 9-under, 63 in the third round of the Turkish Airlines Open at The Montgomerie Maxx Royal. Dubuisson holds a five-shot lead over Ian Poulter.

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Tee times, pairings: Turkish Airlines Open, Rd. 4

European Tour, Turkish Airlines Open: Tee times and pairings

Tee times for the final round of the Turkish Airlines Open at The Montgomerie Maxx Royal course in Antalya, Turkey.

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Dyson's fate rests with 3-man Euro Tour panel

Simon Dyson, European Tour: Waiting to be judged next month by a three-man Euro Tour panel says agent Chubby Chandler

Simon Dyson, a no-show at this week's Turkish Airlines Open, is home in England, waiting to be judged next month by a three-man European Tour panel.

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How it happened: Tiger shoots 68; 6-shots off lead

Tiger Tracker: Turkish Open, Round 3

Ian Poulter and Henrik Stenson start Saturday among the co-leaders at the Turkish Open, while Tiger Woods' second round couldn't be ignored. Keep up with third-round action right here!

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Adam Scott leads Australian PGA

Adam Scott, Australian PGA: Shot an even-par 71 at Royal Pines for a 3-stroke lead.

Adam Scott shot an even-par 71 on Saturday at wind-swept Royal Pines to open a three-stroke lead in the Australian PGA.

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Higa, Ichinose, Oyama share Mizuno Classic lead

LPGA, Mizuno Classic, Mamiko Higa, Yuki Ichinose, Shiho Oyama: Share lead at 8 under at Kintetsu Kashikojima

Japan's Mamiko Higa, Yuki Ichinose and Shiho Oyama shared the second-round lead Saturday in the Mizuno Classic, the final tournament in the LPGA Tour's five-event Asian swing.