News for Friday, September 27, 2013


News 2013 September 27


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5 Things: Hadley leads by 2 at Tour finale Tour, 5 Things: Chesson Hadley leads by 2 at Tour finale

The Tour Championship played at the Dye Course at TPC Sawgrass is where some dreams will come true and others go to die. Here are 5 Things to Know from the Tour finale.

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Ammaccapane takes lead at LPGA Legends Champ.

LPGA Legends Tour, LPGA Legends Championship, Dina Ammaccapane: The rookie fires a first round 66 to take a two-shot lead at French Lick Resort

Dina Ammaccapane, a Legends Tour rookie, fired a first-round 6-under 66 to take a two-stroke lead over Laurie Rinker and Laura Davies at the LPGA Legends Championship at French Lick (Ind.) Resort.

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Uihlein fires 60, Lewis leads at Alfred Dunhill Links

Peter Uihlein carded a 12-under 60 Friday at the Alfred Dunhill Links in Scotland and is now two shots back of leader Tom Lewis.

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Zimbabwe's Vincent in top form for Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech, men's golf, Scott Vincent: Zimbabwe native Scott Vincent enjoying stellar start to the season.

Virginia Tech junior Scott Vincent has had quite the start to his fall season, winning his first two tournaments and tying a school record for lowest round. For the Zimbabwe native, it's been a nice surprise.

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McCabe: Woods, Spieth deserving award winners

Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth deserve PGA Tour honors

Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth may not have been surprise winners of the PGA Tour's Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year awards, respectively, but they were certainly deserving, says Jim McCabe.

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Bubba Watson to be guest picker on College GameDay

Bubba Watson, who played two years of college golf at Georgia, will be a guest picker on ESPN's College GameDay, which will be in Athens, Ga., Saturday as the Bulldogs host LSU in college football.

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Woods named PGA Tour POY; Spieth top rookie

Tiger Woods was named the 2013 PGA Tour Player of the Year while Jordan Spieth was selected as the season's top rookie Friday.

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By The Numbers: New Mexico, 4

Four is the number for New Mexico as it has won its host tournament, the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate, four times under head coach Glen Millican heading into this year's event at the UNM Championship Course.

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Last amateur standing: Conversation with Bill Campbell

“Better bring a couple of pens and lots of paper,” Bill Campbell told me, “because I have a lot of Harvie stories that can be told and a few that can’t.”

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Long-drive legends: Hooter blasts away into his 70s

Long-drive legends: Fred Hooter blasts away into his 70s

Fred Hooter, 70, lives in Auburn, Ala., where he amazes golfers young and old with his tee shots. Just about everybody hits it shorter than this septuagenarian. PGA champion Jason Dufner, also an Auburn resident, is lucky to drive it within 50 yards of Hooter.