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Fisher, Stroud Share 1st-Round Lead At Wyndham

Last Updated on Friday, 16 August 2013 04:22 Friday, 16 August 2013 03:39


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Joedy McCreary (AP)

GREENSBORO, North Carolina -- Ross Fisher figures he doesn't have anything to lose at the Wyndham Championship.

The PGA Tour rookie who arrived way outside the playoff picture shot a 6-under 64 on Thursday and shared the first-round lead with Chris Stroud.



Calcavecchia Looks To Repeat In Montreal

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 August 2013 21:56 Wednesday, 14 August 2013 20:52

Mark Calcavecchia

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Bill Beacon, The Canadian Press

MONTREAL -- Mark Calcavecchia likes the tree-lined fairways at Richelieu Valley Golf Club and hopes he can master them for a second straight year on the Champions Tour.

The 53-year-old won the Montreal Championship by four strokes last year and will try to do it again when the US$1.6-million tournament returns to Richelieu Valley September 6-8.



Emma Talley Wins US Women's Amateur

Last Updated on Monday, 12 August 2013 23:48 Monday, 12 August 2013 23:42

Emma Talley

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Pete Iacobelli (AP)

CHARLESTON, South Carolina -- Emma Talley gave the Southeastern Conference something else to shout about.

The rising Alabama sophomore won the U.S. Women's Amateur on Sunday, beat Yueer Cindy Feng 2 and 1 at the Country Club of Charleston.



Andrew Svoboda Wins Tour Event

Last Updated on Monday, 12 August 2013 23:37 Monday, 12 August 2013 23:31

Andrew Svoboda

Canadian Press

SPRINGFIELD, Missouri -- Andrew Svoboda won the Price Cutter Charity Championship on Sunday for his first Tour title, closing with an 8-under 64 for a three-stroke victory.

The 33-year-old former St. John's player finished at 22-under 266 at Highland Springs Country Club. He opened with a 64 and followed with rounds of 72 and 66.



Katy Harris Wins Symetra Tour Event

Last Updated on Monday, 12 August 2013 23:30 Monday, 12 August 2013 23:26


Canadian Press

PALM HARBOR, Florida -- Katy Harris won the IOA Golf Classic on Sunday for her first Symetra Tour title, finishing with a 3-under 69 for a one-stroke victory over Alejandra Llaneza.

The former LSU player had a 7-under 209 total on the Innisbrook Golf Resort's Island Course.



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