News for Friday, May 30, 2014
Phil Mickelson on federal probe: 'I have done nothing wrong'
Phil Mickelson broke his silence early Saturday morning, stating he had done nothing wrong and is cooperating with a federal probe into potential insider trading by billionaire Carl Icahn and William “Billy” Walters, a Las Vegas bettor.
Double hit leads to missed cut for Justin Rose at Memorial
Justin Rose double hit a chip shot at the par-3 12th hole, ultimately leading to a double-bogey that cost him a spot on the weekend at the Memorial.
5 Things: Paul Casey in control; Phil Mickelson's 'baby steps'
Paul Casey posted a second consecutive 6-under 66 on Friday to take a three-shot lead over Bubba Watson at the Memorial.
Quiros, Dubuisson, Pepperell lead Nordea Masters
Spain's Alvaro Quiros shot a 5-under 67 Friday to move to the top of the Nordea Masters leaderboard along with Frenchman Victor Dubuisson and Eddie Pepperell of England.
Jennifer Johnson leads ShopRite LPGA Classic
Jennifer Johnson matched the course record with a 9-under 62 on Friday to take the first-round lead in the ShopRite LPGA Classic.
Tracker: Paul Casey takes lead at Memorial
A day after Rory McIlroy fired a 9-under 63 to take a three-shot lead and 44 players shot under par, Friday at Muirfield will likely be a shade more difficult. Follow the action with our live blog!
Rude: Driving machine? Rory McIlroy was a wreck off the tee Friday
A day after his play off the tee led to a 9-under 63, Rory McIlroy found the rough more often than not, leading to a dismal 78. The positive? He's still within striking distance.
After NCCGA title, Mason Short will find familiarity at Southeastern Amateur
After winning the individual title at the NCCGA National Championship last month, West Virginia's Mason Short will get his next big start at the Southeastern Amateur in June. Still, Short has his eye on something bigger.
Winner's Bag: Mason Short, NCCGA champ
A look at Mason Short's winning equipment from the NCCGA Championship.
Salem Country Club to host 2017 U.S. Senior Open
For the second time, the Salem Country Club in Peabody, Mass. will play host to the U.S. Senior Open, with the 2017 tournament being awarded to the Donald Ross designed course, the USGA announced in a press release.
VIDEO: Rickie Fowler dons a Speedo, jumps off cliffs
Rickie Fowler joined professional cliff-diver David Colturi at Hell’s Gate at Possum Kingdom Lake in Texas to jump off some pretty sizable cliffs, as well as take in a couple holes of golf.