National: What's New
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The changing of the routing of the holes at Hazeltine National Golf Club for the 2016 Ryder Cup was done for a number of reasons, as follows:
Holes Nos. 5 thru 9 provide significantly better spectator viewing, in that all are two-sided holes and offer more people with the ability to see more of the golf on what will now be the closing holes.
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PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Daniel Berger had five birdies in a seven-hole stretch for a share of the lead in the OHL Classic.
Making his sixth PGA Tour start, Berger birdied Nos. 1, 3, 5, 6 and 7 and finished with two pars to match Will MacKenzie, Robert Garrigus, Steve Wheatcroft, Hudson Swafford and Tony Finau at 6-under 65 on Mayakoba's El Camaleon course.
"This is what we work so hard for, so it's great to get off to a good start, but got to keep it going," said Berger, the 21-year-old Florida State player who earned a PGA Tour card last season on the Web.com Tour.
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KINGWOOD, Texas (Dave Kaplan/Golf Canada) — Ted Brown moved up seven spots on the leaderboard at the Web.com 2nd stage qualifier into a three-way tie for fifth place, carding an even par 72 at Deerwood Golf Club.
On a day when the average score from the field was well above par, the Peterborough, Ont. native was able to play steady golf, staying at even par for the tournament largely due to an eagle on the tough 7th hole.
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MEXICO CITY — Christina Kim had two eagles in a 7-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead in the Lorena Ochoa Invitational.
Kim eagled the par-5 second and 17th holes at tree-lined Club de Golf Mexico, the first-year venue after six seasons in host Lorena Ochoa's hometown of Guadalajara.
The 30-year-old Kim also birdied Nos. 4, 7 and 16 in her bogey-free round. She won the last of her two LPGA Tour titles in 2005.
Last Updated on Thursday, 13 November 2014 18:48 Thursday, 13 November 2014 18:44
BELEK, Turkey (AP) — Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez upstaged his younger rivals to take a one shot lead after shooting a 9-under 63 on the opening day of the Turkish Airlines Open.
Jimenez, 50 eagled his opening hole and then managed seven birdies in an 11-hole stretch starting on the fourth to fall one shot shy of equaling the Montgomerie Maxx Royal course record.
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