News for Tuesday, July 8, 2014


News 2014 July 8


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East opens up 1-point lead at Wyndham Cup

Wong, Mitsunaga help East open up 1-point lead at AJGA's Wyndham Cup

Qi Wen Wong and Rinko Mitsunaga went undefeated to help the East open up an 8-7 lead Tuesday at the Wyndham Cup.

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Fitzpatrick's task: Earn card or face uncertainty

Matthew Fitzpatrick welcomes task at hand: Earn card or face uncertainty

For reigning U.S. Amateur champ Matthew Fitzpatrick, 20, this week's Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open is his third leg of a seven-tournament trial to see whether he will stay up with the big boys or be relegated to a lesser tour next year.

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Small Oregon club makes splash at Senior Open

Small-town Oregon club makes big-time splash at U.S. Senior Open

A trio of Oregonians – Rob Gibbons, Bruce Stewart and Pat O'Donnell – will tee it up at the U.S. Senior Open as members of the same, small club, the Arrowhead Golf Club.

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Tee times: Ricoh Women's British Open, Round 1

Tee times: Ricoh Women's British Open, 1st round at Royal Birkdale

Here are the first-round tee times and groupings for the Ricoh Women's Open at Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport, England.

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Walker focused on improving play in Britain

Jimmy Walker searches for missing link to good play in Britain

Jimmy Walker has learned a lot in 2014, including how to win on the PGA Tour (three times) and what's it like to chase a Ryder Cup spot. Now he'll use the Scottish Open to try and conquer links golf.

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Rooted in friendship, Wie vs. Lewis great for LPGA

Nichols: Rooted in friendship, Michelle Wie vs. Stacy Lewis great for the LPGA

Michelle Wie and Stacy Lewis spend plenty of time together off the course, but it is the pushing of each other on the course that is paying major dividends for them, and for the LPGA.

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Stricker WDs from British Open; Ishikawa in

Steve Stricker WDs from British Open; Ryo Ishikawa in

Steve Stricker withdrew Tuesday from next week's Open Championship and will be replaced by Ryo Ishikawa in the field for the July 17-20 major championship at Royal Liverpool.

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At 44, Matthew finds ultimate balance of golf, family

At 44, Catriona Matthew finds ultimate balance of golf, family

Catriona Matthew, 44, is not only competing with the young guns at this week's Ricoh Women's British Open, but also managing to maintain a solid family life with husband Graeme and daughters Katie and Sophie.

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Brandt-Richards wins stroke-play medal at Pacific NW

Australia's Dale Brandt-Richards captures stroke-play medalist honors at Pacific Northwest Amateur

Dale Brandt-Richards claimed stroke-play medalist honors Monday at the Pacific Northwest Amateur.

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25 years of Wyndham Cup: All-time teams

25 years of Wyndham Cup: Tiger Woods, Rickie Fowler lead all-time teams

This year marks the 25th year of the Wyndham Cup -- so to celebrate the occasion, here are Golfweek's all-time teams in the AJGA event.