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GOLD COAST, Queensland -- If Adam Scott is to win a second Australian PGA Championship title, he must overcome a four-shot deficit from leader Andrew Dodt going into the weekend at Royal Pines. Blue Air Max 2018 .Scott started poorly with a bogey at the second, but five birdies in eight holes from the 9th kept the world No. 7 in contention with a second consecutive 68.Thats the best Ive played in a couple of weeks and it was a good day to do it, because it wasnt that easy, Scott said. My striking was crisp at the ball. It was strong. I started driving the ball properly and it carried onto the rest of my game as well.Dodt, a two-time European Tour winner, carded a 67 to add to his opening-round 65 and will head into Saturdays third round at 12 under par and with a two-shot buffer over fellow Australian Ashley Hall. Scott and New Zealands Ryan Fox are two more back at eight-under.Dodt, whose sole bogey came at 18, said: I rushed my first putt and then missed the one coming back, so it was a frustrating way to finish because I really wanted to go bogey-free today. It wasnt to be and Im not going to beat myself up about it too badly.The jobs only half done, so I need to keep in the same mindset that Ive had for the first two days. As I said to you all yesterday, Id rather score well than hit it well, but today both elements combined so Im obviously really happy with the state of my game.Englishman Ian Poulter, who admitted ahead of the tournament that hes struggling to get in the right mental state for competitive golf, carded a slick four-under 68 thanks to six birdies.After storms delayed the end of the first round, Poulter was forced to set his alarm for a little earlier than usual for Fridays play.That was a little strange morning call, I think a 3:30 a.m. alarm to come out and play golf is a touch on the early side. At least it was light, so we could get out there, but its just an unusual feeling. I didnt manage to get any jetlag at all flying from America, but my tee time has managed to give me jetlag. Its kind of an unusual situation, but I guess theres a first for everything.I dont ever remember an alarm going off at any time in the threes for a tee off time in the last 17 years, so its definitely a first and the body clock is not 100% on time. But its just a number, I guess.AAP contributed to this report. Cheap Air Max 2018 . Louis Blues teammates who would also be participating in the Olympics, Alex Pietrangelo felt right at home, no different in some ways to the travel experience of any old road trip – save for the length of the journey, that is. Cheap Air Max 2018 China . 4 Villanova with a 96-68 drubbing on Monday. Wragge hit 9-of-14 from behind the arc, matching Kyle Korvers school record for 3-pointers in a game set in 2003, as Creighton (16-3, 6-1 Big East broke a conference record with 21 treys in the rout. http://www.cheapairmaxsaleonline.com/ . 10 Texas Rangers jersey for one last time. Young formally announced his retirement Friday after returning to Rangers Ballpark, his baseball home for all but the last of his 13 major league seasons. It isnt every 5-year-old who asks for Henry Grays famous anatomy textbook as a Christmas gift. But for one who did, that gift was the first step in launching an impressive career in sports medicine that now involves caring for two professional teams.Dr. Robin West, orthopedic surgeon and chairman of Inova Sports Medicine in Fairfax, Virginia, followed her childhood interest in sketches of the knee all the way to her current position as lead team physician for the Washington Nationals and director of sports medicine and head team physician for the Washington Redskins. She is the first woman to hold these positions in the National Football League and Major League Baseball. And while there are a handful of women who serve as team physicians in each league (eight, including West, in the two leagues combined), Wests leadership role is unique.A few minutes in conversation with Wests mentors, colleagues, employers or, perhaps most importantly, patients quickly reveals just how well respected and universally trusted she is.Dr. James Bradley, head team physician for the Pittsburgh Steelers, mentored West during her sports medicine fellowship and knew right away she had the intangibles to be successful in caring for elite athletes. He refers to the collection of those intangibles as the sports medicine gene.Some people have it and some people dont, says Bradley. And you can tell right away with doctors.He describes an example of this as the ability to react calmly in a crisis situation -- something team physicians face when they rush onto the field to tend to an injured athlete. When a crisis hits, they slow down. They calm down and they start thinking.Bradley believes Wests combination of technical skills as a surgeon, combined with her consistently calm, reassuring manner -- no matter what the circumstances -- is what makes her unique.These qualities led to Bradleys hiring West to work alongside him with the Steelers, a position she held for 11 years. During that time, the athletes came to trust her implicitly. According to Hall of Famer Jerome Bettis, who overlapped with West during the running backs tenure with the Steelers, She can kind of smile in a way that is calming -- something he says is critical when an anxious injured athlete looks to the team doctor to determine just how serious the situation could be.The smile Bettis refers to is one of Wests hallmarks, which belies a steely confidence and a competitive edge honed while West was a swimmer in high school, then at Johns Hopkins. Scheduling conflicts forced her to practice with the boys swim and water polo teams, ensuring she would always feel comfortable even in the predominantly male world of orthopedic surgery. She not only survived the path to a career in sports medicine -- she thrived.In the world of professional sports, where injuries can threaten an athletes career longevity, word of a top orthopedic surgeon travels fast. Broncos tackle Russell Okung entered free agency earlier this year, fresh off a shoulder injury that required surgery. Okung knew any chance for him to land a starting spot with another team was ddependent on the health of his shoulder. Air Max 2018 Discount. He chose West to operate. Why? I started looking around, Okung said, and her name just kept coming up. People spoke very highly of her and what she did.He noted that West was spot on when setting expectations about his recovery. As Okung began to visit with interested teams, he found out just how well West was known in NFL circles. Some teams I would visit, they didnt even think they needed to do my medical evaluation knowing that she did my surgery.Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo and Redskins president Bruce Allen might be involved in different sports, but they are in agreement about the strength of Wests qualifications, citing her expertise as the reason she was deemed the best person for the job. They each say West has fit in well in their organizations and that the athletes have responded extremely favorably to her presence. For those who would suggest athletes might not feel comfortable sharing their medical concerns with a woman, West thinks the opposite could be true.I actually find that a lot of the players seek me out, West said. I think a lot of them, at least in football, have been raised by their mothers and grandmothers ... so they see them in these authoritative roles or these roles of nurturing.Still, the number of female team physicians in professional sports remains small (again, just eight in a group of nearly 300 team physicians in the NFL and MLB alone) and several challenges remain, including things as simple as access to the necessary facilities.Dr. Kathy Weber, president of the MLB Team Physicians Association and a team physician for the Chicago White Sox, recalls encountering some barriers -- literal ones -- when the White Sox were making their World Series run in 2005. As she tried to enter the training room, shouts of, You cant go in there were repeatedly directed her way. Weber noted there has been increasing acceptance in the majors as athletes become more familiar with the presence of female physicians, but at the end of the day, its the skill set that is most important, and not just those of the technical variety. Weber said she believes intangibles such as flexibility, work ethic and good communication skills are paramount to success.West must be doing something right because she seems to be enjoying her roles, especially now that both seasons are in full swing. When asked whether she sees herself as a role model for little girls, West is quick to say she hopes her example shows what is possible for all young minds.I hope boys can realize that girls can do this, and girls can realize that they can do anything they want to do.Bettis reinforces the notion that the team physician role should be open to whomever is the best fit, regardless of gender.The role is exactly that. Its a role, Bettis said. It doesnt have a male or female face attached to it. 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