News for Sunday, August 6, 2006


News 2006 August 6


2006: For your game - Learn to play by the rules

A lack of knowledge about golf rules can be embarrassing. Worse yet, it can cost a player valuable strokes on the course.

2006: Cross-country campaign fits Ping

At this point, you might be asking yourself: Who is Warren Mapé? But you almost certainly already know his face, if not his name.

2006: Baylor shows mental mettle

For Baylor coach Sylvia Ferdon, the final round of last month’s Central District Invitational was nothing short of a battlefield of the mind.

2006: Dyson delivers again in Asia

Simon Dyson felt right at home at the HSBC Indonesia Open last week.

2006: The Monster matched

Next year, the tournament formerly known as the Ford Championship at Doral becomes a World Golf Championships extravaganza.

2006: Inspired Pairing

Langley and Cypress Point: Spiritual man at a soulful place

2006: Thinking outside the box

Cart paths and drama are no problem for innovative Jim Engh

2006: America's Best courses - Continental shift

East-West flop atop Classic Course list

2006: FedEx playoffs could be on the move

The Western Open may not be the only “playoff” event in the FedEx Cup race to rotate venues year to year.

2006: Ohio to try tournament ball

It won’t be the Masters or PGA Tour that is first to introduce its own golf ball for competition.

2006: For your game - Training aid keeps swing on plane

With a golfer standing inside the upright hoop, the basic idea is that the circle can help guide the club along the proper swing path, or plane.

2006: Private predicament

Changes in consumer behavior have clubs seeking creative ways to remain relevant, survive the purge

2006: Lobos deal with losses

The New Mexico women’s team does not resemble the one that strolled the fairways this past fall.

2006: ‘Silver bullet’ might be fool’s gold

I looked up Ohio in my golf dictionary, and here’s what it said: “Home of Jack Nicklaus; home of golfers who thumb their noses at the U.S. Golf Association.”

2006: Kite sails to end drought

The 56-year-old Texan snapped a two-year drought with a five-shot victory March 12 over Gil Morgan at the AT&T Classic.

2006: Mamat: Singapore’s star

Golf was first played in this former British colony in 1891, but 115 years passed before Singapore could claim a champion on the PGA European Tour.

2006: Border run for Annika

Natalie Gulbis had just shot a 6-under-par 66 to pull within a shot of the lead, but she knew her first LPGA victory wouldn’t come on this day.

2006: Attention getter

A day before Luke Donald won the Honda Classic in style, it was still unclear as to whether people had been paying enough attention to the 28-year-old Englishman.

2006: High on Howell’s list: More W’s

Over the course of 21⁄2 whirlwind seasons, Charles Howell III made the game look so easy.

2006: Young and restless

The new generation of strong, fearless players are adding punch to the PGA Tour

2006: Champions OK to ride again

The Champions Tour is all about comebacks, so here’s one: Carts will be back in 2006.