News for Friday, August 15, 2014
5 Things: Heath Slocum, Scott Langley share Wyndham lead; more
Heath Slocum and Scott Langley have each opened the Wyndham Championship with consecutive 65s and share the lead at 10 under through two rounds at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C. Here are 5 Things you need to know from Friday's second round.
Canada's Corey Conners outlasts Oklahoma State's Zachary Olsen to advance at U.S. Amateur
Canadian Corey Conners dispatched of Zachary Olsen on Friday at the U.S. Amateur, now needing only one more victory to secure a spot in the 2015 Masters.
Rosie Jones, Lisa Grimes share lead at Legends Championship
Rosie Jones and Lisa Grimes each opened with 3-under 69s to grab a share of the lead Friday at The Legends Championship.
Paula Creamer's major cut streak ends with caddie in hospital
After her longtime caddie had to go to the hospital with back spasms, Paula Creamer shot 77 to miss the cut Friday at the Wegmans LPGA Championship, ending her record major cut streak at 39.
Tracker: Wegmans LPGA Championship, 2nd round
Lexi Thompson failed to hold onto her lead Friday at the Wegmans LPGA Championship, carding an even-par 72 to remain at 6 under. She now trails the new leader, Brittany Lincicome, by three shots.
With dads away, Frederick Wedel & Gunn Yang have learned to play at U.S. Amateur
When Gunn Yang and Frederick Wedel tee off in the semifinals of the 114th U.S. Amateur on Saturday morning, they'll have more in common than meets the naked eye – including having their dads away from them for long periods of time.
Predictions: U.S. Amateur semifinals at Atlanta Athletic Club's Highlands course in Johns Creek, Ga.
And then there were four. The semifinalists are set for the 114th U.S. Amateur Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club.
Lydia Ko inches closer to first major championship title at Wegmans LPGA
Lydia Ko, 17, inched closer to her first major title at the Wegmans LPGA Championship when she carded a 3-under 69 Friday to move into a tie for fourth and trail big-hitting Brittany Lincicome by four strokes.
Denny McCarthy advances with brother on the bag at U.S. Amateur at Atlanta Athletic Club
Denny McCarthy has advanced to the semifinals of the 2014 U.S. Amateur with the support of his family and his brother/caddie, Ryan, who is looping for him this week at Atlanta Athletic Club.
Callaway Apex Muscleback irons
Callaway's Apex Muscleback irons are designed to make it easier to get shots with the long irons up in the air while helping players flight short irons lower.
Callaway Apex UT Irons
A forged face cup and low CG make the Callaway Apex UT Irons long-iron alternatives.
Cleveland 588 RTX 2.0 Wedges
The Cleveland 588 RTX 2.0 Wedges' updated grooves and more sole options mean better performance around the greens.
Frederick Wedel's U.S. Am run continues; will meet Smith in quarters at Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek, Ga.
Can Frederick Wedel’s dream run in his first U.S. Amateur Championship continue? It sure seems like it with the way he's been playing at the U.S. Amateur at Atlanta Athletic Club.
In this issue of Golfweek Magazine: August 15, 2014
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