News for Monday, July 24, 2006
Think 60 degrees is the reasonable max for wedges? Think again. New techniques combined with extreme lofts might revitalize your short game.
A state-of-the-art flatstick facility is added to help attract Tour players.
University of South Carolina-Aiken continued its grip of dominance on the golf world.
Every year, a few surprises come out of the NCAA Division I Men’s Regionals.
Brad McMakin had taken his Lamar Cardinals golf team to the regionals in each of the last six years but was 0-for-6 in advancing to the final stage.
Unlike politicians, NCAA regional championships can be all things to all people. For Georgia, the 54-hole qualifier was a warm-up for the upcoming NCAA final in Oregon.
No. 1 Georgia’s ranking gives opponents even more incentive
Some of the details of the 1986 NCAA Men’s Championship jump immediately to mind. Others I have to dig deep to remember.
It was fall 1932 when Chuck Kocsis arrived on campus for his freshman year at the University of Michigan.
To say the last three years have been a bit of a struggle for Matt Kuchar would be an understatement.
The last time Thomas Bjorn was playing in Ireland, he had a round to forget.
Lorena Ochoa figuratively got over the hump. Annika Sorenstam literally did not. And suddenly there could be a shift at the top of women’s golf.
Many in these parts refer to the late Ben Hogan as Mr. Hogan. Almost nine years after his death, it’s still Mr. Hogan.
Tim Herron wishes he would have made it easier on himself. But after waiting seven years for another victory on the PGA Tour, what was two more holes?
A la Ernie Els, Michelle Wie is ready to go global.
Members of the PGA Tour’s Players Advisory Council, which makes recommendations to the Tour’s Board of Directors, met at Colonial last week to discuss the allocation of points for next season’s inaugural FedEx Cup.
University of California-Irvine’s Brian Edick was in California when he found out he had a chance to snag a spot in the NCAA Division I Men’s Championship
He stutter-steps to the tee, then launches a drive into orbit around the 93rd rock from the sun.
Pumpkin Ridge prothinks golf would benefit from a swift kick
Building on its success with metalwoods and with a handful of young stars on Tour, Cobra is betting on its new line of carbon-composite drivers.
Duke’s Amanda Blumenherst walked away with five major awards May 26 following the National Golf Coaches Association’s annual banquet.
Duke’s dominance, improved chemistry provide enjoyable – if suspenseless – NCAA defense
Hee-Won Han was getting tired of finishing second, and she was determined not to do it again at the LPGA Corning Classic.
Nick Dougherty was known as the Golden Child when he was playing amateur golf, the prodigal son of the English amateur scene.
David Howell probably sent Ernie Els back to the drawing board.
One week after Tim Herron broke his seven-year winless skid on the PGA Tour, Jeff Maggert shattered one of his own.
Members of the Oak Tree Gang proved to be gracious hosts for the 67th Senior PGA Championship at Oak Tree Golf Club.
Distance is the least interesting part of golf and golf course architecture.
When it comes to design skill, working with native contours is a matter of restraint.
Carol Semple Thompson was seen sizing up potential members of this year’s Curtis Cup team last week at Ohio State’s Scarlet Course.
A new look is coming to Champions Tour Qualifying School.
Fair to say the Forecaddie was a bit surprised when the May 26 deadline to enter this week’s Memorial Tournament came and passed with no “T. Woods” commitment.