News for Wednesday, October 9, 2013


News 2013 October 9


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McCoy, Williamson to meet in U.S. Mid-Am final

U.S. Mid-Amateur, USGA, match play, championship

Michael McCoy and Bill Williamson both delivered dominating performances Wednesday at the 2013 U.S. Mid-Amateur, and both will meet Thursday in the championship match.

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Nike Method MOD putters

New Nike Method MOD putters expand line

Nike expands its family of Method putters with four new models that give classic designs a modern twist.

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Shirley, Potter advance to Women's Mid-Am final

Margaret Shirley defeated four-time U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur champion Meghan Stasi in 19 holes Wednesday to advance to the championship match of the 2013 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur.

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Stanford, Stackhouse win Edean Ihlanfeldt titles

Stanford women's golf, Mariah Stackhouse, Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational

Stanford's women's team notched its first victory of the season Wednesday, capturing the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational by 27 shots.

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Wilson Staff FG Tour M3

Wilson announces Staff FG Tour M3 drivers, fairway woods, hybrids and irons

Wilson Golf is rolling out an entire new family of clubs under its Staff banner. The FG Tour M3 includes fairway woods, hybrids, irons and Wilson's first adjustable driver.

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By The Numbers: Illinois, 2

Two was the number for the Illinois men's golf team, which notched back-to-back victories for the second time in its last six events and broke the school's 18-hole scoring record in two of the three rounds at the Macdonald Cup Oct. 6 in New Haven, Conn.

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Report: Ko petitions LPGA to play as pro

Report: Lydia Ko petitions LPGA to play as pro at Titleholders

Would-be million-dollar winner Lydia Ko, who at age 16 is twice a winner on the LPGA as an amateur, is petitioning the tour to play its CME Group Titleholders tournament, according to reports.

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Men's Midweek Report: Alabama 2-0 to start fall

Welcome to Golfweek's Men's Midweek Report. We wanted to use this hump day to update you on all the latest men's college news.

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Women's Midweek Report: OSU wins overdue title

Oklahoma State, Oklahoma, Schooner Fall Clasic, college golf, Women's Midweek Report: OSU wins overdue title

Welcome to Golfweek’s Women’s Midweek Report. We wanted to use this hump day to update you on all the latest women’s college news and give you a quick glance at what to look ahead to this weekend.

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Notes: Tough teams, heavy workloads, more

Notes: Tough teams at Presidents Cup, heavy workloads, more

The U.S. kept its opponents without a lead in 11 Presidents Cup matches, while the Internationals did so just three times; plus more in our PGA Tour notes.

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Tee times: Open, Rounds 1-2

Here are the tee times and pairings for the first and second rounds of the Open at CordeValle Golf Club in San Martin, Calif.

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Mickelson falls short of singular-sensation status

Phil Mickelson falls short of singular-sensation status

Left-hander Phil Mickelson, a future hall-of-famer, is now 6-10-3 in singles play -- 2-5-3 in the Presidents Cup, 4-5-0 in the Ryder Cup.

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New year already wraps around for Tour

New year already wraps around for PGA Tour

Three members of the 2013 Presidents Cup teams are teeing it up at this week's Open: Angel Cabrera, Marc Leishman and Hideki Matsuyama. Plus, Monday qualifying drew some notables.

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Johnstone brings lighter side to Internationals

Tony Johnstone brings lighter side to Internationals' week

Tony Johnstone was in the team room and on the course at the Presidents Cup, one of Internationals captain Nick Price’s trusted assistants, a savvy veteran of this global golf business and a lifelong friend.