News for Friday, March 21, 2014
Arizona State leads Thunderbird; Golfweek's Ron Balicki honored
Arizona State opened with a 13-under 271 Friday to take a seven-shot lead at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational at Karsten Golf Course in Tempe, Ariz.
Mirim Lee leads Lydia Ko by 2 shots at Founders Cup
Mirim Lee shot a 5-under 67 on Friday in the JTBC Founders Cup to take a two-stroke lead over Lydia Ko into the weekend.
Fred Couples fires 66, takes lead at Fallen Oak
Fred Couples bolted to the front of the pack on Friday at the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic at Fallen Oak. The 54-year-old Couples shot a 6-under 66 to take a two-shot lead in nearly ideal conditions.
Alabama headlines field at Linger Longer Invitational
Alabama headlines a field that includes seven top 50 teams at the Linger Longer Invitational at the Great Waters Golf Club at Reynolds Plantation in Greensboro, Ga.
Heckler prompts Kevin Na to request security at Bay Hill
A week after earning a warning for slow play, Kevin Na was heckled by an unruly member of the gallery on several occasions Friday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational and requested security follow his group.
Adam Scott (68) continues to dismantle Bay Hill, leads by seven shots
While it wasn't a 10-under 62, Adam Scott's 4-under 68 allowed him to keep his foot on the collective throat of his competition at Bay Hill, with the World No. 2 taking a seven-shot lead into the weekend.
Arnold Palmer Invitational: Tee times, Saturday
Here are the tee times and pairings for the third round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational Saturday at Bay Hill Club and Lodge in Orlando, Fla.
5 Things: Adam Scott puts foot on gas at Bay Hill; Sam Saunders shines; more
A day after shooting 10-under 62 to tie the tournament record, Adam Scott added to his lead Friday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Here are 5 Things you need to know from Friday's second round at Bay Hill.
Tour Tracker: Arnold Palmer Invitational, Round 2 at Bay Hill
Adam Scott fought through mild flu symptoms to card an opening-round, 10-under 62 at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Can he keep it up Friday at Bay Hill? Follow now!
Jack Fleck, winner of 1955 U.S. Open, dies at 92
Jack Fleck, who won the 1955 U.S. Open in a playoff with Ben Hogan, has died. He was 92.
Chesson Hadley's bumpy journey could lead to Augusta National
Rookie Chesson Hadley has had plenty of bumps in his road to his current T-2 standing at Bay Hill – yet the Georgia Tech grad is still within striking distance of a spot in next month's Masters.
Putter big as Keegan Bradley cards second-round 67 at Bay Hill
When Keegan Bradley finished up play Friday afternoon at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, he had the round of the day, a 5-under 67 that included six birdies and one bogey.
Notebook: Experienced Robertson picks up the Kent State torch
In college golf, they rarely come as experienced as Greg Robertson, who is leading the charge for Kent State this season.
Annika Award Watch List: Vandy's Feng coming into her own
It took a few months of school and tournament play for Vanderbilt freshman Simin Feng to find her comfort zone, but now with a victory under her belt and the academic load less overwhelming, Feng is a force to be reckoned with.
Haskins Award Watch List: Rodgers, Robledo battling for top spot
While Stanford's Patrick Rodgers stays atop the list, Houston's Roman Robledo and Cal's Joel Stalter both make big moves on this week's Haskins Award Watch List.
South Africa, Day 1: In Cape Town, thrills and thieves
Now settled in on a two-week trip to South Africa, our Martin Kaufmann took in Cape Town with a walk and found himself confronted with a plethora of panhandlers.
Callaway Golf's Zing Polo uses Opti-Series technology
Callaway apparel has incorporated its Opti-Series technology into its latest Zing polo for spring 2014.
TaylorMade Ghost Spider Si putter
The newest member of TaylorMade's Ghost Spider family of putters – the white-headed Ghost Spider Si mallet – is a high MOI (moment of inertia) putter with a counter-balanced grip.