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Gene Sauers takes 2-stroke lead in Boeing Classic (The Associated Press) (Aug 27, 2016 7:43pm) |
Gene Sauers took the Boeing Classic lead Saturday, two weeks after his breakthrough victory in the U.S. Senior Open. The three-time PGA Tour winner had a 12-under 132 total at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge. ''I just concentrated on hitting the ball solid, trying to keep it in the fairways and give myself opportunities just like I try to do every week,'' Sauers said.
Ariya two ahead in Canada after late stumble cuts lead (Reuters) (Aug 27, 2016 7:13pm)Ariya Jutanugarn falters late, has 2-shot lead in Canada (The Associated Press) (Aug 27, 2016 6:30pm)
(Reuters) - Ariya Jutanugarn threatened to run away with the Canadian Women's Open before stubbing her metaphorical toe late in the third round to end the day with a two-stroke lead in Alberta on Saturday. Seeking her fifth win in a breakout season, the Thai built a five-stroke lead with three holes remaining, only to bogey the 16th and 18th after missing 10-foot putts on both greens at Priddis Greens Golf & Country Club in Calgary. Ariya carded 67 for a 17-under-par 199 total, with Chun (66) alone in second place on 15-under.
Ariya Jutanugarn missed a chance to take a big lead into the final round of the Canadian Pacific Women's Open, making two late bogeys Saturday at Priddis Greens. ''Feeling good,'' Jutanugarn said. At 17-under 199, she had a two-stroke advantage over South Korea's In Gee Chun.
Flawless Fowler builds 1-shot lead at Barclays (The Associated Press) (Aug 27, 2016 5:55pm)Fowler leads Reed by one at Barclays as Ryder race hots up (Reuters) (Aug 27, 2016 5:37pm)
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) -- Rickie Fowler is playing so well that he can't stop looking behind instead of considering the opportunity that lies ahead at The Barclays.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rickie Fowler sank a four-foot birdie putt at the final hole to earn a one-shot lead over fellow American Patrick Reed after the third round of The Barclays on Saturday. Fowler edged ahead with a three-under 68 on the tough Bethpage Black course in Farmingdale in the first of the PGA Tour's four FedExCup playoff events. He posted a nine-under 204 total while overnight pacesetter Reed carded a 71 to take second place. Australian Adam Scott (65) was a further stroke adrift on seven-under. Fowler and Reed are vying for Ryder Cup selection. ...
Dredge's lead trimmed to 1 shot at Made in Denmark (The Associated Press) (Aug 27, 2016 12:38pm) FARSO, Denmark (AP) -- Bradley Dredge's lead at the Made in Denmark was trimmed to one stroke after the Welshman shot a 1-over 72 in the third round on Saturday.Reed all about winning over Ryder Cup (The Associated Press) (Aug 27, 2016 3:43am)
No one with a chance to make the U.S. team for the Ryder Cup wants to talk about it. Patrick Reed is getting to the point where he doesn't have to. The start of the FedEx Cup playoffs also was the end of Ryder Cup qualifying, and while five Americans already have clinched a spot on the team - Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth, Phil Mickelson, Jimmy Walker and Brooks Koepka - the other three automatic spots were up for grabs at The Barclays.
Jutanugarn grabs lead, eyes fifth title of the year (Reuters) (Aug 26, 2016 11:57pm)
(Reuters) - Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn set her sights on a fifth victory this year as she moved to a three-stroke lead after the second round of the Canadian Women’s Open on Friday. Jutanugarn completed the final two holes of her delayed first round in the morning, where she finished at four-under-par, then fired a bogey-free eight-under-par 64 in the second round to move to 12-under and take command. The second ranked player in the world, Jutanugarn won the Women's British Open in her last event but withdrew from the third round at the Rio Olympics with a knee injury.