News for Thursday, May 29, 2014
Dantorp, Pepperell share lead at Nordea Masters
Sweden's Jens Dantorp and Eddie Pepperell of England both opened with 6-under-par 66s to share the lead after the first day of the Nordea Masters on Thursday.
5 Things: Despite knee injury, Rory McIlroy tames Muirfield
It was a scoring fest at Muirfield Village on Thursday for the first round of the Memorial Tournament, with Rory McIlroy leading the way at 9-under 63, buoyed by two eagles on his back nine.
At least one Woods will be playing a U.S. Open at Pinehurst
Cheyenne Woods qualified for Pinehurst on the same day her uncle Tiger announced he’d be skipping the big show.
Tracker: McIlroy takes three-shot lead at Memorial
Rory McIlroy made Muirfield his personal playground on Thursday, firing a 9-under 63 behind two eagles, seven birdies and a double-bogey to take a three-shot lead at the Memorial.
Momma knows best: Keegan Bradley goes to short putter after talk with mom
Keegan Bradley was pretty bummed after tying for 29th at the HP Byron Nelson Championship. So whom does he lean on for help but his own mom, Kaye. Their conversation led to a big change for Bradley: a conventional-length putter.
Alabama trio, Oklahoma State duo already set to turn pro
Alabama’s three decorated seniors will be off to the pro ranks soon after their second straight NCAA men's championship, while both Oklahoma State seniors in Wednesday’s final also will turn pro.
No Tiger? Here are 5 players to watch at Pinehurst
With Tiger Woods officially pulling out of the 2014 U.S. Open on Wednesday, the chatter now turns to who might be favored at Pinehurst No. 2. Here are 5 guys to watch as we prepare for the year's second major.
SCORES: The Memorial
Follow the live leaderboard from the 2014 Memorial Tournament at Muirfield.
LPGA, PGA of America announce $3.5 million Women's PGA Championship
The LPGA and PGA of America announced Thursday that they have teamed to create the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship.