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Archives: Aug. 2008

Aug.
31st

Ryan Moore at Deutsche Bank, 3rd Rd.

This week: PGA Tour’s Deutsche Bank Championship, TPC Boston, North, Mass.

Third-round score: 6-over-par 77.

Position: Moore (1-under 212) tied for 75th, 16 strokes behind leader Mike Weir (196).

Recap: Because of a new PGA Tour rule, the UNLV
All-American will not play today’s final round even though he made the
cut (and will earn a paycheck). With the wind kicking up Sunday, scores
were higher – and the Puyallup golfer fell 48 spots on the leaderboard
with six bogeys and no birdies. The top 70 advance to next week’s third
stage of the

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Aug.
30th

Ryan Moore at Deutsche Bank, 2nd Rd.

This week: PGA Tour’s Deutsche Ban Championship, Friday through Monday, TPC Boston, Norton, Mass.

Second-round score: 3-under-par 68.

Position: Moore (7-under 135) sits tied for 27th, seven strokes behind leader Tim Clark (128).

Recap: The Puyallup golfer is having no issues
making birdies – his 12 through two rounds are tied for eighth in the
field. What he’d like to do is eliminate the big number, something he’s
done in each of the first two rounds with double bogeys. This time, he
made a double bogey on the par-4 14th, but rallied with birdies in

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Aug.
29th

Ryan Moore at Deutsche Bank, 1st Rd.

This week: PGA Tour’s Deutsche Bank Championship, Thursday through Sunday, TPC Boston, North, Mass.

First-round score: 4-under-par 67.

Position: Moore is tied for 19th, six strokes behind leader Mike Weir (61).

Recap: The Puyallup golfer’s start was vital in
keeping his faint playoff chances alive. This time, he was able to
overcome a second-nine double bogey by making seven birdies, which were
tied for the fourth-most in the field Thursday. The putter was working,
too (27 putts). His 67 was tied for the best opening round score of the
season (shot 67 at the Byron

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Aug.
28th

A little more goes a long ways

Thousands of facilities nationwide will participate in the second
annual Patriot Golf Day during Labor Day Weekend (Friday-Monday).
Golfers across the country have the unique opportunity to donate a
minimum of $1 to benefit the Folds of Honor Foundation
(FoldsofHonor.org), which provides educational scholarships to families
of those who have become disabled or lost their lives in the line of
duty.

Major Dan Rooney, a PGA Professional and USGA Member from Broken Arrow,
Okla., created Patriot Golf Day in 2007. This nationwide event is
jointly supported by The PGA of America and

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Aug.
27th

Ryan Moore at Deutsche Bank, preview

This week: PGA Tour’s Deutsche Bank Championship, Friday through Monday, TPC Boston, Norton, Mass.

World ranking: 101st.

2008 earnings: $1,122,631 (74th on the PGA Tour).

Last tournament: The Puyallup golfer has missed the
cut in his past three tournaments, including a last-place showing at
last week’s The Barclays (12-over 154), the first stop of the FedEx Cup
playoffs. He comes into this week ranked 98th in the 115-man field (and
out of 119 players total. Four golfers are not playing this week’s
event), and needs a high finish to advance into the next round.

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Aug.
24th

Kite: Chambers Bay ‘no seconds to spare’ to get ready for 2010 U.S. Amateur

Tom Kite, a 19-time PGA Tour winner who just captured his 10th
Champions Tour victory Sunday at the Boeing Classic near Seattle, took
a day out of his preparation this week to tour _ and play – Chambers
Bay Golf Course.

He liked it.

And he sees plenty of work ahead for the site of the 2010 U.S. Amateur, and 2015 U.S Open.

“I thought the … whole complex was impressive. Holy smokes, to take
that quarry and make it the facility they have is fantastic,” said
Kite,

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Aug.
22nd

Lee continues hot streak with AJGA Junior victory

This story was filed by AJGA media personnel Friday after the final round of the AJGA Junior in Wenatchee:

WENATCHEE, Wash. – It took three holes of a sudden-death playoff to
crown a champion in the girls division of the AJGA Junior at Wenatchee
Friday.

Erynne Lee of Silverdale, Wash., took home the trophy after
defeating Tiffany Lim of San Jose, Calif., on the par-4 No. 12 at
Wenatchee Golf & Country Club.

In the boys division, Charlie Hughes of Maple Ridge, B.C., walked
into the scoring tent with a tournament total of 6-under-par 210

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