News for Thursday, September 19, 2013
5 Things: Tiger Woods' awkward day; Steve Stricker's detour; more
For Tiger Woods, Thursday’s opening round of the Tour Championship was jam-packed with not very good; plus notes on Sergio Garcia, Steve Stricker and more in our 5 Things to Know.
Henrik Stenson's level head takes him under par at East Lake
One way for Henrik Stenson to keep his temperament in check? Hit the ball as “good as ever” in making five birdies on the first seven holes and taking the Tour Championship's first-round lead.
Tour Championship: Tee times, second round
Tour Championship leader Henrik Stenson remains in the final group for the second round, while Tiger Woods moves to the other end of the field.
How it Happened: Stenson atop Tour Championship
Henrik Stenson shone early at the Tour Championship, taking the lead early and finishing the day in the lead a shot ahead of Adam Scott -- while Tiger Woods struggled. Recap the first round in Atlanta right here.
New Jersey broke free from a tie at the USGA Women’s State Team Championship on Thursday, pulling ahead of Florida to win the state’s first title in the event.
Solheim Cup, Des Moines G&CC, LPGA tour: Solheim Cup expected to go to Des Moines in 2017
Des Moines Golf and Country Club was awarded the 2017 Solheim Cup, the LPGA announced Sept. 23. Golfweek first reported the expected move in its Aug. 23 issue, citing sources.
PGA Cup, Russell Weir, Slaley Hall, GB&I, United State: Rookie GB&I team hopes to reverse PGA Cup trend
Great Britain & Ireland fields 10 rookies in this weekend’s PGA Cup as it tries to win the club professionals’ version of the Ryder Cup after three straight defeats.
Maxfli U/6 golf ball
Dick's Sporting Goods, which now owns Maxfli, is unveiling a golf ball under the iconic brand, and it's certainly distinctive: The Maxfli U/6 is a six-piece golf ball.
Nicolas Colsaerts shares lead in 1st round of Italian Open
Ryder Cup standout Nicolas Colsaerts of Belgium shot a 65 at the Golf Club Torino to join Ricardo Gonzalez and Maximilian Kieffer at 7 under after the Italian Open's first round.
Zander Lozano of Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas, has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Texas San Antonio in 2014.
Sun Mountain, Presidents Cup, golf shirt, golf pants: Sun Mountain to outfit U.S. Presidents Cup Team
For the third consecutive time, Sun Mountain will provide the outerwear for the U.S. team at the Presidents Cup.
GW Junior Invitational 2013 - East Coast
Mike Dunaway, long-drive contest, Long-drive legends: Dunaway was a driving force
The phenomenon of long driving might not even exist without Mike Dunaway. His fingerprints are all over the sport and the growth that has occurred in the past 25 years.
Men's College Golf, Golf Club of Tennessee: A preview for the Dick's Sporting Goods Collegiate Challenge Cup.
The inaugural Dick’s Sporting Goods Collegiate Challenge Cup is set to take place this weekend at The Golf Club of Tennessee in Kingston Springs. Take a closer look at the tournament and the teams participating.
Colorado State freshman Jimmy Makloski called a penalty on himself on the final hole of the Rams' home event, causing the team to finish one shot out of the lead.
Christine Song is more than an up-and-coming golfer on the Symetra Tour. She's also an ambassador for the game, and that was on full display during the pro-am at the Volvik Championship.
Christine Song is more than an up-and-coming golfer on the Symetra Tour. She's also an ambassador for the game, and that was on full display during the pro-am at the Volvik Championship on Wednesday.
New Jersey, Florida tied at Women's State Team
Alice Chen shot a record-tying 6-under 67 Sept. 18 to pace her New Jersey team to a share of the lead with Florida after two rounds of the USGA Women’s State Team Championship at NCR Country Club in Kettering, Ohio.
SCORES: Tour Championship, Round 4
A look at the Tour Championship leaderboard from East Lake.