News for Tuesday, August 8, 2006
Henry White is the answer to two trivia questions. Can anyone identify the PGA golf professional of the future? What is the best thing about golf in Utah?
Bobby Jones. It’s a name linked to the Masters and fine apparel. Now, it’s seeking an equipment legacy – with help from Jesse Ortiz
Anyone looking for a lesson in positive thinking needs to spend the day with Amanda Blumenherst. Everything’s coming up roses.
Only five events into the Nationwide Tour season, Tripp Isenhour is one victory away from a big-league call-up.
Thirty-seven years ago, a young Morris Hatalsky was crowned a champion in Mexico.
The final tally for European Ryder Cup points is 22 weeks away, but if Paul Broadhurst continues his steady play through Sept. 3 there’s a good chance he might rejoin Team Europe after a 15-year absence.
A few weeks back, Davis Love III was cleaning out the kitchen cabinets in his Sea Island, Ga., home when he discovered a pair of silver salvers tucked amid the more traditional clutter of chipped serving bowls and salad tongs.
Lots of players are going to miss the Tour’s annual little Masters tuneup in Atlanta as the BellSouth Classic shifts to a later date in the PGA Tour schedule next spring.
Five events into the season, Annika Sorenstam must now find other means of motivation. The opportunity to attain her lofty Grand Slam goal was over before it ever really started.
A hole-out eagle to end regulation and a birdie on the first playoff hole give Karrie Webb her seventh major victory – and by far her most stunning
I have seen the future, and it looks like a whole lot of real estate.
With only eight completed courses to his credit, the late Mike Strantz did more to transform the face of modern golf course architecture than did many more experienced designers with hundreds of projects on their resumes.
The Masters will be over, but at least part of the tournament’s feel will be carried from Augusta, Ga., to Atlanta for the inaugural United States Collegiate Championship April 10-11 at the Golf Club of Georgia.
How’s this for irony: The BellSouth Classic, which has struggled so direly with cold and wet weather in its late March-early April date, got a sendoff filled with sunshine and 70-degree temperatures last week.
Virada Nirapathpongporn had just started her LPGA career, earning $18,204 in the season’s first four events, including a tie for 15th at the MasterCard Classic.
The trend is clear: Long irons are disappearing.
Equipment company unveils Tour Preferred, repositions Maxfli
Jay Choi is No. 41 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Colege Rankings. He would be much higher had it not been for one tournament where his stubbornness and determination told him he could play through pain and help his team.
Lucas Glover peered through the early morning mist Thursday, down Augusta National’s first fairway, and the memories started darting around his psyche like golf balls racing across the course’s diabolical greens.
You are a child of the South, and this place has resonated since you were high as a hybrid club.
As Phil Mickelson mowed down his competitors in this dawn-to-dusk affair, the preaching man stood beside Washington Road near the front gate to Augusta National Golf Club.