News for Friday, October 4, 2013
SPECIAL EDITION: Presidents Cup, Day 2
From the Forecaddie to a breakdown of how Mother Nature made Muirfield a bit messy to Jeff Rude's take on Day 2 action, check out our easy-to-read Presidents Cup e-magazine.
American golfer Jessica Korda shot a 5-under 68 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead after the second round of the Reignwood Classic in smog-shrouded Beijing.
Close competition adds drama to 2013's Presidents Cup
At this year's Presidents Cup, the Washington Generals of this matchup, the Internationals, are giving its Harlem Globetrotters, the U.S., a pretty good run so far.
Coach Phil Mickelson calls perfect audible at Prez Cup
Keegan Bradley and Phil Mickelson had discussed their Presidents Cup strategy nearly a month ago, but Lefty decided to call an audible on Friday afternoon and it led to a 4-and-3 route of Jason Day and Graham DeLaet.
Mother Nature is making it just a little difficult for the Presidents Cup with rain forcing postponements the first two days and now four of the six second days foursomes matches will continue into Saturday’s third day of matches.
Angel Cabrera wins second battle with Presidents Cup hecklers
Liquid courage apparently was a factor in the Presidents Cup competition Friday, when Angel Cabrera backed away from a 28-foot birdie putt three times because of crowd noise -- before sinking it.
Presidents Cup Tracker: Follow Day 2 action at Muirfield Village
After the Americans took the lead in every four-ball match early on Thursday, the Internationals were able to rally after a weather delay to end the opening day of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village just one point back. They remain one point back after Friday's weather-shortened foursomes session.
Els, de Jonge efficiently top Haas, Mahan at Presidents Cup
Brendon De Jonge continued his strong play from the opener while Ernie Els stepped his game up – and the Internationals earned a 4 and 3 victory as their U.S. opponents turned in a lackluster round.
Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley rebounded after a four-ball loss on Thursday to defeat Jason Day and Graham DeLaet, 4 and 3, Friday in foursomes.
Europe's lead narrows in Seve Trophy Day 2
Nicolas Colsaerts and Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano equaled the biggest winning margin in the tournament's history with a 6 and 5 win, but GB&I narrowed Europe's margin to a shot.
Ally McDonald, Mississippi State, women's college golf: Behind McDonald, Mississippi State keeps moving forward
Mississippi State has a bench. Head coach Ginger Brown-Lemm precedes that statement with an important qualifier.
Emma Talley, Alabama, golf, Crimson Tide: Talley consumed with allergies, Alabama football
Emma Talley checks in with an update on student-athlete life at Alabama.
College Men's Golf, Kramer Hickok, Texas: Wrist injury improves; hopes to be back for Isleworth
This was supposed to be Kramer Hickok’s year. He was supposed to take over leadership of the Texas Longhorns and lead the charge to its second national title in three years.
College Women's Golf, Oklahoma: Set to host Schooner Fall Classic
The Schooner Fall Classic is set to take place at Belmar Golf Club in Norman, Okla., Oct. 5-7.
College Men's Golf, Air Force, Army, Navy: One trip cancelled, Stars & Stripes still on, one up in the air after gov't shutdown
Air Force had to cancel its travel plans for the Brickyard Collegiate Championship because of the government shutdown. One bright side? Army will host the first Stars and Stripes Invitational.