News for Thursday, September 26, 2013
Ashley Hall canned a 12-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole to shoot a blistering 7-under 63, shake off a one-shot penalty and take a one-shot lead over Robert Karlsson and Mark Anderson after the opening round of the Web.com Tour Championship Thursday at TPC Sawgrass.
After a divorce and then maiden victory on the Symetra Tour in March, the 28-year-old South African sits in 12th place on the money list entering the Symetra Tour Championship, which began Thursday.
Doug Hanzel of Savannah, Ga., took down stroke-play medalist Chip Lutz in Thursday morning's semifinals, then defeated Oregon's Pat O'Donnell, 4 and 2, in the afternoon final to win the USGA Senior Amateur at Wade Hampton Golf Club in North Carolina.
A man was arrested Wednesday and is being charged with violating a restraining order and aggravated stalking of LPGA player Morgan Pressel.
The stage is set for what amounts to more than just a golf tournament. The Legends Championship is a week-long celebration of women’s golf at French Lick Resort.
Ellen Port wins second consecutive Women's Senior Am
Ellen Port took a quick 3-up lead and played steady golf the rest of the way Thursday, defeating Susan Cohn, 3 and 2, in the final of the USGA Women's Senior Amateur Championship. It was Port's second consecutive victory in the event.
Here are the top 10 shots from the 2013 FedEx Cup Playoffs courtesy of the PGA Tour.
Matrix Velox shafts aim for simplicity
The new Velox shafts from Matrix simplify the search for the perfect shaft by using one criterion: driver swing speed.
Weekly tickets sold out for 2013 Presidents Cup
Weekly tickets for the 2013 Presidents Cup are sold out, tournament officials announced on Thursday.
Georgia's Douglas Hanzel defeated stroke-play medalist Chip Lutz, 3 and 2, and Oregon's Pat O'Donnell edged Buzz Fly, 2 and 1, to reach this afternoon's championship match of the USGA Senior Amateur at Wade Hampton Golf Club in North Carolina.
Denny McCarthy, Virginia Cavaliers, College Men's Golf: Overshadowed, Virginia's McCarthy still making a name for himself
Virginia junior Denny McCarthy knows what its like to be overshadowed, but that doesn't mean he hasn't been successful at school or won't be successful in the future. He's already making a name for himself whether you know it or not.
As I’m writing this entry, our team is 38,000 feet in the air en route to our second tournament of the year, the Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic in South Bend, Ind.
Justin Thomas and Brandon Stone each opened the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship with 6-under 66s Thursday in Scotland.
Louis Oosthuizen logged his first competitive round since the Open Championship: a 2-over 74 Thursday at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. Five players, including Tom Lewis, are tied for the first-round lead.
Four was the number for Kennesaw State as it placed four players in the top 20 and overcame a four-shot deficit to win at the Rees Jones Invitational on Sept. 24.