Golf: The final day of the 94th Kentucky Open takes place at Olde Stone Golf Club in Bowling Green.
Hopkinsville’s Dayton Jones had a 75 in Wednesday’s second round and stands at 5 over par 149, while Mitchell Moore had a one under par 71 and is at seven over 151. Ronnie Young had a two day total of 166, missing the cut.
Tyler Mitchell of Cadiz had a 78 Wednesday and stands at 152 heading into the final round.
Paducah’s Rick Cochran is the leader after firing a 6 under 66 Wednesday for a two day total of 134, leading first round leader Jared Wolfe of Louisville by two shots. Bowling Green’s Justin Perry-the son of Champions Tour member Kenny Perry-had a 4 under 68 Wednesday and stands at 139.
Princeton’s Emma Talley won her first round match in the match play portion of the US Women’s Amateur Wednesday at the Country Club of Charleston in Charleston, SC. Talley defeated Lydia Choi of California 3 and 1. Talley meets Tatiana Wijaya of Indonesia in her second match today.
Play begins today in the final major of the golf season, the PGA Championship at Oak Hill. Nashville native Brandt Snedeker and Lexington native Josh Teater are both in the field. Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are among the favorites.
College Football: Kentucky coach Mark Stoops commented following Wednesday’s third practice that things are going well. Stoops told media members the Wildcats got a little more work in after being able to put shoulder pads on for the first time. He added he was pleased with the team’s work.
West Kentucky Star.com reported Wednesday Western Kentucky has received a 2014 commitment from a player from the new McCracken County High School. Evan Sayner posted his decision on Twitter Tuesday. The 6-4 250 pound defensive lineman played for Lone Oak High School before it became part of McCracken County High.
Sayner is the 10th commitment for 2014 and the seventh from the state of Kentucky.
College Basketball: Kentucky coach John Calipari tells ESPN’s Andy Katz he feels like this year’s team is meshing quicker than he imagined and that he already can see who the leaders will be.
Calipari says freshmen Julius Randle and the Harrison twins--Aaron and Andrew--are going to be the leaders and says freshman center Dakari Johnson has been the surprise of summer camp.
NFL: The Tennessee Titans play their first pre season game this evening hosting the Washington Redskins. Back on the field for the first time since a gruesome injury last year will be Titans wide receiver Mark Mariani.
Mariani had both the tibia and fibula snap in his left leg after a punt return in a pre season game last year against the Arizona Cardinals. Mariani tells the Tennessean he has no worries about the rebuilt leg and can’t wait to take the field this evening. Kickoff at LP Field is at 7 pm.