PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Chesson Hadley won the Web.com Tour Championship. John Peterson won a trip back to the TPC Sawgrass to play in a far bigger tournament. Lee Williams felt like the biggest winner of them all Sunday.
Australia’s James Nitties fired a 6-under 65 Saturday to reach 20 under par at the Midwest Classic and take the 54-hole lead by one stroke over J.J. Killeen, who stumbled with bogeys on his last two holes at the Nicklaus Golf Club at LionsGate.
20 Aug 2011 - 5:54pm - 0 Comments
The Nicklaus Golf Club at LionsGate is not putting up much of a defense in this week’s Midwest Classic and the Nationwide Tour players are taking full advantage of the wide fairways and soft greens. The scoreboard is awash in red ink and personal bests are being set at a torrid pace.
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J.J. Killeen , Nicholas Thompson, Travis Hampshire and Brian Vranesh all posted 8-under 63s and share the first-round lead in the Nationwide Tour’s Midwest Classic in suburban Kansas City.
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Steve Friesen started the week with a phone call from a friend who told him he’d earned a berth in the 22nd annual Price Cutter Charity Championship. He finished it with a trophy and a winner’s check.
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Travis Hampshire knew he needed to shoot something low in Saturday’s third round of the Nationwide Tour’s Price Cutter Charity Championship if he was going to have a chance to win.
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Steve Friesen admitted he wasn’t as sharp late in Friday’s second round of the Nationwide Tour’s Price Cutter Charity Championship, but he still managed to post a 4-under 68 and maintain his lead at the halfway point.
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Nebraska’s Steve Friesen fired a career-low, 10-under 62 Thursday and grabbed the first-round lead at the Price Cutter Charity Championship at Highland Springs Country Club.
12 Aug 2011 - 5:58pm - 0 Comments
J.J. Killeen’s game of cat-and-mouse lasted through most of Sunday’s final round of the Cox Classic, but in the end the 29-year old Texan had just enough left to hold off all of his challengers and collect his second Nationwide Tour title in as many weeks.
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Texan J.J. Killeen fired an 8-under par 63 Saturday at the Cox Classic in Omaha and moved closer to winning for the second week in a row.
6 Aug 2011 - 5:19pm - 0 Comments
Veteran Ken Duke fired an 8-under 63 Friday to grab a share of the second-round lead at the Nationwide Tour’s annual Omaha birdie-fest known as the Cox Classic.
5 Aug 2011 - 8:58pm - 0 Comments
The Cox Classic has been a staple on the Omaha sports calendar for 16 years and the theme is always the same at Champions Run -- putt well and make a lot of birdies. The average winning score for the first 15 years has been 21.6 strokes under par.
4 Aug 2011 - 9:34pm - 0 Comments
J.J. Killeen opened the Nationwide Tour’s Utah Championship with a 9-under 62 to tie the Willow Creek Country Club record, and he never let up.
31 Jul 2011 - 6:58pm - 0 Comments
With no eagles through the first two rounds of the Utah Championship, Jeff Gove changed that in the third round. He made his first eagle of Saturday on the par-5 third hole, then holed out from the fairway on the 12th hole for another.
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It would appear 62 is the number you need to shoot if you hope to contend at this year’s Utah Championship. Following J.J. Killeen’s first-round, 9-under 62, Jeff Gove, a three-time Nationwide Tour winner, fired a 62 of his own Friday at Willow Creek Country Club.
29 Jul 2011 - 10:00pm - 0 Comments
The hallmark of J.J. Killeen's 2011 Nationwide Tour season is he's played a lot on the weekend. Coming into this week's Utah Championship, Killeen had played 13 Nationwide Tour events and made 12 cuts. He's well on his way to playing the weekend for a 13th time.
28 Jul 2011 - 11:30pm - 0 Comments
The University of Georgia’s Harris English rolled in a 10-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Invitational and became only the third amateur ever to win on the Nationwide Tour.
24 Jul 2011 - 6:18pm - 0 Comments
Saturday was College Spirit Day at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Invitational, so it seemed only fitting that a couple of recent college graduates stole the spotlight from the professionals.
23 Jul 2011 - 5:47pm - 0 Comments
Here come the kids! Amateurs John Peterson of LSU and Harris English of Georgia have been strutting their stuff through the first two rounds of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Invitational and find themselves holding down the top two spots on the leaderboard.
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In the four previous years of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Invitational, at least one amateur has finished in the top 10 each time. When Daniel Summerhays won the inaugural event in 2007, he became the first non-professional to win on the Nationwide Tour since it began in 1990.
21 Jul 2011 - 10:17pm - 0 Comments
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