News for Friday, April 18, 2014

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Stanford boosts lead at LPGA Lotte

Angela Stanford followed her take-charge 64 with a 67 in Friday's third round to maintain the lead over Michelle Wie and Hyo Joo Kim at the LPGA Lotte Championship in Hawaii.

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Schlottman (65) breaks Fowler's record, leads Palmetto

Defending champion Ben Schlottman of Forsyth Country Day School fired a 7-under 65 Friday at the Palmetto High School Championship, breaking Rickie Fowler's tournament record, while Edison High took the first-round team lead.

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Fieger wins Senior PGA Professional title

With 35 spots at stake for next month's Senior PGA Championship, Gene Fieger shot 69 Friday to close out a six-shot win in the Senior PGA Professional National Championship in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

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Jimenez charges to 65 in Champions Tour debut

Miguel Angel Jimenez, perhaps still riding his Masters momentum, fired off a tournament-record 65 in his debut on the tour to take the first-round lead of the Greater Gwinnett Championship.

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5 Things: K.J. leads RBC; Fitzpatrick even; more

Before the rain got to the point that RBC Heritage play had to be halted Friday, K.J. Choi rose to 5 under while a trio of first-round co-leaders fell off the mark. Here are 5 Things to know.

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Tracker: Choi leads suspended RBC Heritage

Matt Kuchar, who headed into Friday's second round of the RBC Heritage Open in Hilton Head Island, S.C., tied for the lead, has been caught by K.J. Choi in the early going. Follow the highlights here!

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Indiana’s Carter, Smith top Golfweek Senior Amateur

When the last putt dropped on the Stadium course at the Golfweek Senior Amateur, Ron Carter and Ted Smith found themselves in a familiar position: atop of their respective divisions' leaderboards, earning wins.

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Annika Academy aligns with Junior National Team

The Annika Academy has been certified as the first USA Junior National Team Training Center in Florida.

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Edison's Steinfeld enjoys stellar start at Palmetto

Kevin Steinfeld, a senior at Edison High in Huntington Beach, Calif., made the cross-country trip to the North Carolina coast and shot 2-under 70 to tie for the round of the day in Thursday's qualifying round of the Palmetto High School Championship.

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ANNIKA Award Watch List: April 18, 2014

As the spring season progresses, Golfweek is monitoring the race for the inaugural ANNIKA Award presented by 3M to the best female college golfer. Here are 10 notable players to watch.

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Westwood leads in Malaysia; Larrazabal swarmed

In Friday's second round of the European Tour's Maybank Malaysian Open, Lee Westwood opened up a four-shot lead – while a swarm of hornets stole the show, attacking Pablo Larrazabal.

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Haskins Award Watch List: April 18, 2014

Another week where Stanford's Patrick Rodgers holds the top spot on the Watch List, but Georgia Tech's Ollie Schniederjans is right on his heels after his win this week.

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Eighth-grader big for Christ School at Palmetto

Eighth-grader Carson Ownbey helped Christ School overcome the absence of Clemson commit Jonathan Rector by carding a 3-over 75 Thursday and helping his team qualify for the championship flight at the Palmetto High School Invitational