News for Sunday, September 25, 2005


News 2005 September 25


2005: Walker Cup - A half-inch might turn the tide

If the United States ever resumes winning Ryder Cup Matches with any consistency, Americans can thank Nigel Edwards.

2005: Walker Cup - American teen Harman impressive in debut

18-year-old Brian Harman justified his selection by being the only player to charge through the Walker Cup without a loss.

2005: Walker Cup - GB&I has bright future with young squad

Fisher, Saltman and Davies might not have been familiar names to the U.S. Walker Cup before the competition, but they undoubtedly were after posting seven points for Great Britain & Ireland.

2005: Walker Cup - Down to crunch time, Americans turn tables on pesky GB&I

A wild afternoon at Chicago Golf Club finally ended with a 121⁄2-111⁄2 U.S. victory over Great Britain & Ireland, that had won the last three Walker Cups and four of the last five.

2005: PGA Championship - Weekend foursome earns club pros respect

Steve Schneiter’s twisting eagle putt at No. 18 lifted the assistant pro 12 spots up the leaderboard and may have raised the status of club pros in an event that seems to be passing them by.

2005: PGA Championship - Mickelson equipment defies convention

Phil Mickelson, a Callaway staff player, carried 12 Callaway clubs and used the Callaway HX Tour 56 ball. But there is much more to the story of Mickelson’s clubs.

2005: PGA Championship - Elkington hale enough to make a run to the wire

The PGA Championship leaderboard indicated a clean bill of health for Steve Elkington.

2005: PGA Championship - Love searches for another major pot of gold

Davis Love III was waiting for another rainbow. Instead, he got lightning, rain and another near miss at a major championship.

2005: PGA Analysis - Bjorn goes low, but European drought continues

Considering how things turned out for Bjorn at his last major, his tie for second at Baltusrol is almost as good as a victory.

2005: PGA Analysis- Short stick, short game propel Mickelson

Phil Mickelson won the PGA Championship at Baltusrol for several reasons.

2005: PGA Championship - Diamond from the rough

Mickelson answers plenty with 2nd major victory.

2005: Newsmakers - U.S. Solheim practice session elicits praise, tears from Lopez

U.S. captain Nancy Lopez believes this will be the team that gets the Solheim Cup back.

2005: Newsmakers - West continues recent run with easy Canon Cup victory

The Canon Cup, an American Junior Golf Association team event bringing together the top 40 juniors in the nation, was not close heading into the final round.

2005: Newsmakers - Courses reach withering heights

Golf courses throughout the mid-Atlantic and Midwest are feeling the effects of sustained withering heat and humidity.

2005: Newsmakers - Presidents Cup captains’ choices based on varying style, criteria

Jack Nicklaus went with experience and Gary Player relied on his “gut feelings” to determine their captain’s picks for this year’s Presidents Cup.