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Golf-Simpson storms into clubhouse lead at The Barclays (Reuters)

(updates with early second-round play) By Larry Fine JERSEY CITY, New Jersey, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Former U.S. Open winner Webb Simpson ran off six birdies in eight holes after making the second-round turn on Friday to grab a two-shot clubhouse lead at the weather-hit Barclays at Liberty National. Simpson’s birdie spree, which included a chip in at the par-three fourth, was followed by a bogey at the last for a five-under-par 66 and a 36-hole total of nine-under 133. …

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Wiesberger, Gonzalez share lead in Gleneagles (The Associated Press)

Ricardo Gonzalez of Argentina hits the ball from a bunker on hole 13 during the Madrid Masters Golf championship at the Club de Campo Villa de Madrid, in Madrid, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008. Gonzalez finished second after South Africa's Charl Schwartzel. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Bernd Wiesberger of Austria and Ricardo Gonzalez of Argentina took full advantage of ideal scoring conditions to shoot 7-under 65s Thursday and share a one-shot lead after the first round of the Johnnie Walker Championship.


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U.S. tempers fray as Europe push to brink of Solheim win (Reuters)

(Front L-R) Jessica Korda, Morgan Pressel and Paula Creamer of Team USA encourage fans on the first tee during the Friday afternoon four-ball matches at the 2013 Solheim Cup at Colorado Golf Club in Parker, Colorado August 16, 2013. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

(Reuters) – Sweden’s Anna Nordqvist holed-in-one to clinch a morning point in style as Europe tightened their grip on the Solheim Cup and the United States’ tempers frayed during a controversial second day in Parker, Colorado on Saturday. Europe opened up a 10.5-5.5 lead over the U.S. at the close, dominating the fourballs on an afternoon marred by an astonishing tiff over ball placements between the American pairing of Morgan Pressel and Cristie Kerr and their opponents Karine Icher and Beatriz Recari. …


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