News for Monday, April 14, 2014
Report: Tiger Woods' recovery might rule out U.S. Open at Pinehurst
Tiger Woods, who underwent surgery last month and withdrew from the Masters on April 1, reportedly will be in recuperation mode "past the U.S. Open," his friend Notah Begay III said in an interview.
Player of the week: Alexa Popowitz
Alexa Popowitz of Boca Raton, Fla., won in her first career AJGA start, at the AJGA Preseason Junior at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club March 13 in Palm Harbor, Fla.
Player of the week: Rodrigo Sanchez
Rodrigo Sanchez of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, won the AJGA Preseason Junior at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club March 13 in Palm Harbor, Fla.
Player of the week: Matilda Castren, Florida State
Freshman Matilda Castren captured medalist honors for Florida State at the Web.com Intercollegiate March 8 at Marsh Landing Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., finishing at 12-under 204.
Team of the week: Florida State
Florida State closed with a 5-under 283 to notch a 24-shot victory at the Web.com Intercollegiate March 8 at Marsh Landing Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Player of the week: Cameron Wilson, Stanford
Stanford's Cameron Wilson won the Western Intercollegiate April 13 in Santa Cruz, Calif., winning by two shots over teammate Patrick Rodgers.
Team of the week: Stanford
Stanford was the only team to finish under par in its victory at the Western Intercollegiate April 13 in Santa Cruz, Calif.
Ron Carter's 68 leads senior division of Golfweek Senior Amateur
Ron Carter of Monticello, Ind., took advantage of perfect scoring conditions at PGA West in La Quinta, Calif., leading the senior division of the Golfweek Senior Amateur.
Winner's Style: Bubba Watson's apparel, Masters
Bubba Watson secured his second green jacket in three years on April 13 with a 3-under 69 in the final round of the Masters at Augusta National. See what Oakley gear he wore Thursday through Sunday.
Bubba Watson replaces Jimmy Walker as No. 1 in U.S. Ryder Cup standings
Bubba Watson's second Masters victory vaulted him to first in the latest U.S. Ryder Cup standings.
Masters musings: Bubba Watson congratulated on Twitter
Monday's musings from the world of golf focused largely on Bubba Watson's Masters win. Here are a few highlights from the Twitter feeds of top pros and figures of the game:
OWGR: Tiger Woods remains No. 1; Bubba Watson to 4th; Jordan Spieth to 9th
Despite talk that he could lose his No. 1 ranking following the Masters, Tiger Woods remained in the top spot of the Official World Golf Ranking Sunday.
After Masters win, Bubba Watson hits Waffle House in Augusta
The first Masters champions dinner for Bubba Watson after his 2014 victory? Waffle House. (Hold all your victory-hangover jokes, please.)