News for Friday, September 13, 2013
Many of golf's best react to Jim Furyk's 59 Friday on Twitter
Just as many Tour pros could be seen watching Jim Furyk put his 59 on ice Friday at the BMW Championship, their Twitter accounts also reflected a show of support for the popular veteran golfer.
Seung-Yul Noh leads Chesson Hadley at Nationwide Children's Hospital
Seung-Yul Noh shot a 6-under 65 in cool, breezy conditions Friday to take a two-stroke lead in the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship.
Miguel Angel Jimenez, Pablo Larrazabal lead KLM Open
First-round leader Miguel Angel Jimenez, who won the KLM in 1994, shot a bogey-free 67 and was joined in the lead at 9 under by fellow Spaniard Pablo Larrazabal, who shot 66 Friday.
Two-stroke penalty adds to Tiger Woods' tally at BMW
Tiger Woods was penalized two shots after his BMW Championship second round -- officials ruled that his ball moved as he moved nearby loose impediments before his third shot on Conway Farms’ first hole.
Here are the complete third-round tee times and pairings for the BMW Championship.
59 bag: Jim Furyk, BMW Championship 2013
See what Jim Furyk had in his bag as he posted the sixth 59 in PGA Tour history at the BMW Championship, the third event of the 2013 FedExCup playoffs.
Tiger Tracker: BMW Championship, second round
Tiger Woods is chasing BMW Championship first-round leader Brandt Snedeker – as well as points leader Henrik Stenson for the top spot in the FedEx Cup playoffs. Follow the action right here!
PHOTOS: 6 players who shot 59 on the PGA Tour
Check out pictures of the six players who have carded a 59 during PGA Tour competition: Al Geiberger, Chip Beck, David Duval, Paul Goydos, Stuart Appleby and most recently Jim Furyk.
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Take a look at the six players who have shot 59 on the PGA Tour.
Jim Furyk shoots Tour's sixth 59 at BMW Championship
The approach shot that set up Jim Furyk's 59 Friday was so close that a fan broke the silence and screamed, “Jimmy, I’ll give it to ya.” Even Furyk, who had been his usual stoic self on the course, cracked a smile and laughed.
Brandt Snedeker goes light on driver shaft at BMW Championship
Brandt Snedeker is believed to be the first player to lead a PGA Tour event with a sub-50 gram graphite shaft in his driver.
5 Things: Rain shortens Evian to 54; Mika Miyazato leads; more
Touring the front nine in 31, Mika Miyazato took the first round lead at the LPGA's fifth major, the Evian Championship, Friday in Evian-les-Bains, France.
Add Darren Clarke to the list of international players who have recently taken up membership on the PGA Tour.
Houston, college golf, NCAA: Houston charts path back toward nation's elite
For three decades – from the mid-1950s to the mid-1980s – no team dominated college golf like the University of Houston.
Michael Kim, college golf, rankings, individuals: Golfweek's top 10: Men's individuals, freshmen
Golfweek ranks its top players and top freshman to start the fall season.
Tulsa CC's charm - which will be on display at the 2014 NCAA Women's Championship - is in its difficulty, history
Randy Keck will tell you that his fellow citizens of Tulsa, Okla., know the game and know it well. It’s what you might expect from a city with such a footprint in golf history.