News for Saturday, February 8, 2014
Trying for win No. 3, Jimmy Walker leads by 6 at Pebble Beach
Jimmy Walker is trying for his third victory in his last eight starts as he takes a six-shot lead into the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
5 Things: Spieth slips at Pebble Beach; Mickelson's chances; more
The third round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am treated everyone in the field with extremely difficult conditions, yet Jimmy Walker still built a six-shot lead entering Sunday. Here are 5 Things you need to know.
Achenbach: Thomas O'Toole Jr. recasts mold of USGA president
Thomas J. O’Toole Jr., whose golf chops include caddie, rules expert and course-setup man, was elected as the 63rd president of the USGA.
Tour Tracker: AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, third round
Jordan Spieth and Jimmy Walker begin Saturday at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am sharing the lead as Phil Mickelson and Hunter Mahan look to make a move. Follow the highlights right here!
Jordan Niebrugge, Oklahoma State open spring with Amer Ari victory
Oklahoma State, the No. 3 team in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings, kicked off its spring season with a wire-to-wire victory at the Amer Ari Invitational.
Michael Allen shoots 69, hangs onto Allianz lead
Michael Allen followed a first-round 60 with a second-round 69 Saturday to take a one-shot lead going into the final round of the Allianz Championship.
Men, women to have same U.S. Open setups at Pinehurst
The USGA plans to keep the same setup for the U.S. Open and U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst No. 2 in consecutive weeks in June.
High winds take control during third round at Pebble Beach
Strong winds wreaked havoc during Saturday's third round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, especially in the area of the sixth green and seventh tee at Pebble Beach Golf Links.
Making game more accessible among USGA's goals for '14
Under the new Thomas O'Toole Jr. administration, a third responsibility of the USGA will be greatly emphasized in 2014. In a word, it is accessibility. O'Toole talked about increasing the number of golfers, making the game more enjoyable, and revitalizing the economic health of the sport.
Cheyenne Woods leads by a shot at Australian Ladies Masters
Cheyenne Woods will take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the Australian Ladies Masters after shooting a 2-under 71 on Saturday to stay on track for her first professional victory.
Thomas Aiken, Justin Walters share lead at Joburg Open
Thomas Aiken and Justin Walters moved into a tie for the lead at 17 under at the Joburg Open on Saturday as overnight pace-setters Edoardo Molinari and David Horsey lost ground.