News for Saturday, May 31, 2014
Work on Olympic golf course for Rio 2016 might be stopped in Brazil
Rio 2016 Olympics organizers confirmed work on the golf course might be stopped unless the developer shows it is following environmental regulations and other requirements under Brazilian law.
Shoprite LPGA Classic: Tee times, Sunday's final round
Leader Stacy Lewis will play in Sunday's final tee time, looking to stay ahead of notable pursuers including Inbee Park and Anna Nordqvist to earn the win at the 2014 Shoprite LPGA Classic.
5 Things: Bubba Watson's rise; Rory McIlroy's rebound; more from Memorial on PGA Tour
Bubba Watson uses success on Muirfield Village's par 5s while Rory McIlroy improves 11 shots overnight on its back nine as they climb the third-round leaderboard at the Memorial Tournament. Here are 5 Things to know.
Henrik Stenson surges to lead at European Tour's Nordea Masters
Second-ranked Henrik Stenson shot an 8-under 64 to share the third-round lead with England's Eddie Pepperell at the Nordea Masters on Saturday.
Stacy Lewis leads ShopRite, eyes World No. 1 ranking
Stacy Lewis moved into position to take the top spot in the world, shooting a bogey-free, 8-under 63 on Saturday to match the 36-hole record in the ShopRite LPGA Classic.
Leading Memorial, Bubba Watson looks to repeat round for PGA Tour win
And two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson shot an outgoing 32 en route to seizing a one-stroke advantage through 54 holes of the Memorial Tournament on PGA Tour.
Memorial Tournament: Tee times, Sunday's final round on PGA Tour
Leader Bubba Watson will share Sunday’s final tee time at the Memorial Tournament with Scott Langley, able to react if anyone ahead makes a move toward the top of the leaderboard -- see complete final-round pairings here.
Tracker: Bubba Watson moves to lead at Memorial on PGA Tour
Paul Casey tries to sustain his lead as Bubba Watson is his closest pursuer, while big names such as Adam Scott, Ernie Els and Jason Dufner try to take advantage of "moving day" at the Memorial -- follow the highlights in our live blog!
Phil Mickelson: Feds' questions haven't affected season on PGA Tour
Phil Mickelson said Saturday that a federal investigation into potential insider trading hasn’t affected his golf performance before this week, even as a report said the FBI interviewed him last year at a New Jersey airport.