News for Thursday, March 13, 2014
5 Things: Leaders keep cool in Tampa with four 68s at PGA Tour's Valspar Championship
Greg Chalmers, Matt Every, Danny Lee and Pat Perez shot 3-under 68s to find the first-round lead at the PGA Tour's Valspar Championship. Here are 5 Things to know about the day's events in Palm Harbor, Fla.
Tour Tracker: 4-way tie for Valspar Championship after Thursday's 1st round on PGA Tour
Matt Every took the lead early at the PGA Tour's Valspar Championship on Thursday near Tampa -- tied in the afternoon by Greg Chalmers, Danny Lee and Pat Perez. Recap the first-round highlights here!
62 gives Alejandro Canizares 1st-round lead in Morocco
Alejandro Canizares mastered the windy conditions in Morocco with 11 birdies in a 10-under 62 that gave him a one-stroke lead over Seve Benson in the first round of the Trophee Hassan II.
Bruce Fossum inspired players, community at Michigan State
Bruce Fossum, who coached the Michigan State Spartans for 25 years, died Tuesday in Michigan.
Annie Park, Emma Talley top U.S. Curtis Cup selections
The USGA on Thursday announced the eight-player U.S. team for the 2014 Curtis Cup, led by reigning U.S. Women's Amateur champ Emma Talley and NCAA individual champ Annie Park.
Cancer survivor Ashtyn Brown helps LPGA legends support sick kids
University of Indianapolis junior Ashtyn Brown, a two-time cancer survivor, knows what it is like to be diagnosed at a young age, and extra time giving back to sick kids.
USGA communications director Joe Goode leaving organization
The USGA announced on Wednesday that its managing director of communications, Joe Goode, will be leaving the organization to pursue other opportunities in a private sector strategic communications role.
National Invitational Tournament features nation's hottest teams
Oklahoma State, UNLV and California headline the field at the National Invitational Tournament in Arizona this weekend.
Report: Jury orders Tiger Woods' company to pay $668,000
A jury ordered Tiger Woods' company, ETW, to pay $668,000 to a company that alleged breach of a licensing agreement, the Miami Herald reported Wednesday.
SCORES: Valspar Championship, Round 4
Follow the leaderboard from the Valspar Championship at Innisbrook.
George Coetzee chases top-50 qualifying berths for Augusta, Hoylake
A T-14 at Doral only earned enough points for George Coetzee to creep into 56th position; to nail down a spot into the Masters, he’d have to be top-50 as of April 6, so Coetzee is in Morocco this week at the Trophee Hassan II.
Keelan Kilpatrick steps up for struggling Bears in Vegas
For the first time since the 2010 Olympia Fields / Fighting Illini Invitational, California didn’t win or finish in the top-five of a tournament on March 9 at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters.
Bum back, course changes might present major obstacle for Tiger
One of the misguided concepts people bandied about in the preseason was this notion that Tiger Woods was virtually a lock to win a 2014 major championship because of where they would be played.
Tesori, family persevere with help of extended Tour family
Paul Tesori didn't know if he was strong enough to handle his newborn son being sent to the ICU with complications after his birth. But with the help of his PGA Tour family, Tesori and wife, Michelle, kept their faith and have a boy with a full life ahead of him.