News for Friday, July 11, 2014
5 Things: Johnson, fill-in caddie lead John Deere Classic on PGA Tour
Zach Johnson, who won the John Deere Classic in 2012 and finished runner-up last year, continues to give the locals reason to cheer as he holds a share of the lead. Here are 5 Things to know.
5 Things: Colin Montgomerie stays on top at U.S. Senior Open at Oak Tree
A round of even-par 71 was enough for Colin Montgomerie to keep his one-shot lead at the midpoint of the 2014 U.S. Senior Open, while Bernhard Langer lurks. Here are 5 Things to know.
James Beale ousts Cole Madey in 38 holes to win Pacific Northwest Amateur
James Beale needed 38 holes to defeat Cole Madey and win the Pacific Northwest Amateur Friday at Palouse Ridge Golf Club in Pullman, Wash.
Sources: Holly Sonders leaves Golf Channel to join Fox Sports
Holly Sonders, star of Golf Channel’s “Morning Drive” and other shows, has left the channel after turning down a new contract offer and is expected to join Fox Sports, according to sources.
Emily Kuhfeld named Georgia Southern's 1st women's coach
Georgia Southern will field its first women’s golf team in the fall of 2015 and the coach that will direct the program is Emily Kuhfeld.
With record 62, Garrett Rank rises to Players Amateur lead
Garrett Rank would only take back one shot from a nearly perfect Friday morning at Berkeley Hall Golf Club, where he carded a second-round 10-under 62 to grab a five-shot lead at the Players Amateur.
Women's British Open: Tee times, third round
Leader Mo Martin will share a tee time Saturday with Beatriz Recari in the third round of the 2014 Women’s British Open at Royal Birkdale.
Mo Martin leads Women's British Open as stars fade at Royal Birkdale
They say the cream rises in major championships. The $3 million Ricoh Women’s British Open at Royal Birkdale is doing its best to disprove that old adage.
Rory McIlroy among Scottish Open victims Friday at Royal Aberdeen
Two players were maybe the most shell-shocked Friday at the Scottish Open when they added up their 2nd-round scores: first-round leader Rory McIlroy and countryman Russell Knox.
Women's British Open Tracker: Round 2 at Royal Birkdale
First-round leader Ayako Uehara came back to the pack Friday as Mo Martin took the lead at the Ricoh Women's British Open -- with Beatriz Recari, Inbee Park and Jessica Korda among several notables in contention. Recap the highlights here!
78 sends Michelle Wie home early from 2014 Women's British Open
Michelle Wie came to the par-4 16th Friday sitting on the cut line and played the last three holes in 3 over to miss the weekend at the 2014 Women's British Open.
IMG Academy to title sponsor Junior World Golf Championships, add match-play event
IMG Academy announced Friday that it will replace Callaway Golf as the title sponsor of the Junior World Golf Championships beginning in 2015.
Sam Horsfield, Jorge Garcia remain committed to Florida
Sam Horsfield and Jorge Garcia each confirmed to Golfweek that they are both still committed to join Florida's men's golf program, led by new coach J.C. Deacon, in the fall of 2015.
Her greatest win in mind, Karen Stupples calls it a career at Women's British Open
Whatever the affable Karen Stupples does in the future, she’ll always be introduced as 2004 Women’s British Open champion. Friday at Royal Birkdale, she ended her playing days.
Beatriz Recari grabs spotlight with second-round 67 at Women's British Open
The last, and likely only time, the media have gathered around Beatriz Recari this season came three weeks ago at Pinehurst when she played a practice round alongside 11-year-old Lucy Li. Friday, Recari found the spotlight herself with a smooth 5-under 67, the lowest round so far this week at Royal Birkdale.
Andres Gonzalez's 62 earns 3-shot lead in Utah Championship on Web.com Tour
Andres Gonzales shot a 9-under 62 in the first round of the Web.com Tour's Utah Championship for a three-shot lead over Utah's Tony Finau, Skip Kendall, Steve Wheatcroft and Paul Peterson.