Newsmakers: Patty Hurst

The San Leandro native and professional golfer will join LPGA players Juli Inkster and Lorena Ochoa in signing autographs at Union Square in San Francisco this morning. In early October, the trio of players will play in the 2008 Samsung World Championship at the Ocean Course in Half Moon Bay. One week later, the LPGA will make a stop in Danville for the Longs Drugs Challenge at Blackhawk Country Club.

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