News for Friday, June 20, 2014

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In this issue: June 20, 2014

Inside the June 20, 2014 issue of Golfweek.

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Tee times: U.S. Women's Open, 3rd round

Here are the tee times and pairings for Saturday's third round of the U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst No. 2.

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Tracker: Wie moves into top spot at USWO

Stacy Lewis heads to Pinehurst No. 2 for Friday's second round of the 2014 U.S. Women's Open with a one-shot lead over Michelle Wie. Keep up with the highlights here!

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Mix at U.S. Women's Open trumps men at Pinehurst

There’s such a wonderful mix of characters at Pinehurst for the U.S. Women's Open, with fresh-faced amateurs such as Minjee Lie sharing the spotlight alongside seasoned pros such as leader Michelle Wie.

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5 Things: Langley leads Travelers; Rodgers advances

Four players on Friday passed Brendan Steele, he of the opening 62, as Scott Langley took a one-shot lead in the second round of the PGA Tour's 2014 Travelers Championship. Here are 5 Things to know.

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After cut at USWO, Li can go back to being 11

Although she missed the cut, Lucy Li turned the age calendar on its head with consecutive rounds of 78 in the U.S. Women's Open. Now, Li can get back to being an 11-year-old girl.

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Pan parlays Northeast into major prep; Jolly leads

Cheng-Tsung Pan will play in next month's Open Championship, but his 5-over 74 Friday at the Northeast Amateur put him 12 shots off of Stewart Jolly's lead while Jordan Niebrugge pulled to within one of the top spot.

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K.K. Limbhasut wins Western Junior by 8 shots

K.K. Limbhasut cruised to an eight-shot victory at the Western Junior, shooting a final-round 3-under 69 Friday at Flossmoor (Ill.) Country Club.

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Rude: Why it's surprising Woods is back this week

Tiger Woods' return from a back injury to PGA Tour next week in the 2014 Quicken Loans National tournament at Congressional seems a surprise for a few reasons.

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Woods made cut in 2 previous returns from injury

Next week's Quicken Loans National won't be Tiger Woods' first return from an injury-induced layoff -- let's look at his previous returns from time off because of injuries:

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Klein-Gille named Tulsa women’s head coach

Emilee Klein-Gille was named the women’s head golf coach at Tulsa on Friday. She returns to coaching after two-plus years in private business.

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Wie fires another 68 behind red-hot putter at USWO

Michelle Wie is wielding a red-hot putter this week at Pinehurst No. 2, and after a second straight 68 Friday, she holds the clubhouse lead at the U.S. Women's Open.

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Ilonen leads Irish Open by 2 shots

Mikko Ilonen opened up a two-stroke lead at the Irish Open at the end of the second round as Rory McIlroy failed to make the cut missing by one shot.

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Tiger announces return at Quicken Loans National

Tiger Woods announced via Facebook and other social channels that he will return to PGA Tour action at next week's Quicken Loans National on Friday afternoon, finally resolving the speculation on when he'd return to competitive golf.

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Schniederjans ascends to No. 1 in WAGR

With Patrick Rodgers and Matthew Fitzpatrick moving on to the professional ranks, it's rising Georgia Tech senior Ollie Schniederjans who takes over the No. 1 spot in the World Amateur Golf Ranking.

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With Google Glass, vital golf stats never are far

Finding one device that can provide yardage on the golf course as well as track launch angle and swing speed might seem impossible, but Google Glass can do all that and much more.

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Merseyside club golfers advance at British Amateur

The 119th British Amateur Championship is in danger of turning into the Southport and Ainsdale Club Championship, as two of the club's members, Paul Howard and Sean Towndrow, advanced to the quarterfinals Friday.

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Washington's Salsbury shoots 57 at Enumclaw GC

Tyler Salsbury, a rising junior at Washington, shot a 13-under 57 at Enumclaw (Wash.) Golf Course on Thursday, where he had nine birdies, two eagles and only 22 putts to get around the 5,561-yard course.

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Stanford duo signs clothing endorsement deals

After successful seasons with the Stanford Cardinal, the standout duo of Patrick Rodgers (Nike) and Cameron Wilson (Izod) have turned professional and signed with different clothing companies.

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Sources: Liberty National to host '17 Presidents Cup

Lady Liberty will stand tall over the Presidents Cup in 2017. The club, overlooking the skyline of Manhattan and with the Statue of Liberty as its backdrop, hosted The Barclays in 2009 and 2013.

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GCAA names Division I Ping All-Americans

After the first team Ping All-Americans were announced during the NCAA Championship in May, the GCAA named the players to the second, third and honorable mention teams this week.

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GCAA announces Div. II Ping All-American teams

The Division II Ping All-America first teams were announced at the end of May, but the second, third and honorable mention teams were announced this week by the GCAA.

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Div. III Ping All-American teams announced

The Division III Ping All-America teams have been announced by the GCAA.

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GCAA names NAIA Ping All-America selections

The GCAA has announced its 2014 Ping All-America first-, second- and third-team selections. See the full list here.