News for Friday, October 18, 2013
5 Things: Webb Simpson (15 under) takes control in Vegas
Webb Simpson follows Thursday 64 with an 8-under 63 on Friday to take a commanding four-shot lead at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
Tee times, pairings: Round 3, Shriners Open
Here are the tee times and pairings for Round 3 of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas.
Zach McElvey grabs early lead at Golfweek Amateur Tour Championship
The 2013 Golfweek Amateur Tour Championship presented by Edwin Watts kicked off Friday amid perfect weather conditions as well as some near-flawless play by Zach McElvey.
Tour Tracker: Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, Round 2
J.J. Henry went low Thursday at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, firing an 11-under 60 at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas. Can he keep it up? Follow now!
Cleveland Smart Sole Wedges
With the release of two Smart Sole wedges, Cleveland aims to provide golfers with plenty of short-game touch.
Behind Ollie Schniederjans' 66, Georgia Tech leads at U.S. Collegiate
Ollie Schniederjans carded a 6-under 66 to help Georgia Tech grab the first-round lead Friday at the U.S. Collegiate.
IZOD, Susan G. Komen: Team up to fight breast cancer
IZOD and Susan G. Komen are partnering up to bring the ‘Putt Pink First’ event. Webb Simpson, Spencer Levin and Kevin Penner will all wear pink on Sunday at the Shriners Open to support the fight against breast cancer.
Duck Dynasty, Si Robertson, Golf Lessons: Duck Dynasty's Uncle Si gives golf lessons
In the Oct. 17 of Duck Dynasty, Si, the “amateur golfer but a professional golf instructor” gives four basic simple steps in playing the game of golf.
Special Olympics set to take place at Seaview GC
The 2014 Special Olympics are set to take place in New Jersey this week at Mercer Oaks.
UCF, Knights, Emily Marron, women's golf: Central Florida climbs rankings with deep roster
Like all good coaches, Emily Marron knows that the key to success is in a competitive schedule. It’s that thinking that led Marron’s Central Florida team West last week, to the Edean Ihlanfelt Invitational in Sammamish, Wash.
Betty Palmer, Birmingham Southern, women's golf: Palmer returns to women's golf at Birmingham Southern
Betty Palmer’s Birmingham Southern team knows her heart lies in Alabama. That much is evident by the thick southern accent. But Palmer’s history with the Crimson Tide is so much deeper than that.
Peter Hedblom takes 2-stroke lead at Perth International
Peter Hedblom shot a 3-under 69 Friday to take a two-stroke lead after two rounds of the Perth International.
Amy Yang tied for KEB HanaBank Championship lead; Michelle Wie 2 back
Amy Yang overcame early jitters while playing in her home country, shooting a 5-under 67 Friday to finish in a four-way tie for the lead after the first round of the KEB HanaBank Championship.