News for Tuesday, December 8, 2009


News 2009 December 8


No changes on tap for 2010 NCAAs

is at the GCAA convention and says no changes will be made to the 2010 NCAA Championship format.

Don’t look for many changes in 2010 within the structure of the NCAA Division I postseason.

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Amanda’s power polo

explains the story behind Amanda Blumenherst’s lucky Nike Livestrong polo.

Amanda Blumenherst wins LPGA Q-School in her power polo...

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On the range with Q-School champ Merritt

On the range Merritt

PGA Tour Q-School champ Troy Merritt spent an afternoon on the range with Golfweek in 2008. Here are his secrets to the perfect swing.

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Woods’ mother-in-law stable after 911 call

Holmberg admitted Tuesday

A hospital spokesman said Tiger Woods’ mother-in-law, Barbro Holmberg, was admitted early Tuesday suffering from stomach pain.

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Myrtle Beach thriving in tough times

Atlantic Coast attraction

Despite tough economic times, Myrtle Beach continues to deliver a bang for golfers’ bucks. The Atlantic Coast golf destination focuses on quality, not just quantity.

Lindley helping fight Prader-Willi syndrome

Leta Lindley promised to put a box of tissues on each table at the luncheon for her charity event. Most people have never heard of Prader-Willi syndrome, but once they do it breaks their hearts.

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Player of the Week: Philip Colwell

Philip Colwell, of The Woodlands, Texas, shot 1-under 143 (71-72) at Traditions at Texas A&M Golf Course in College Station, Texas to win the Texas Junior Golf Tour’s Traditions Invitational by four shots.

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Player of the Week: Sierra Sims

Sierra Sims, of Austin, Texas, shot an 8-over 152 (77-75) at Traditions at Texas A&M Golf Course in College Station, Texas to win the Texas Junior Golf Tour’s Traditions Invitational by three shots.

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With familiarity, Letterman jokes about Tiger

David Letterman, after a week off, dived right into material about Tiger Woods on the “Late Show” on Monday, joking that he wishes the golfer would stop calling him to ask for advice.

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911 call came from Woods’ house

Woods’ house calls 911

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that medics responded to a 911 call at Tiger Woods’ home early Tuesday. An adult was taken to a hospital. The patient’s condition wasn’t immediately known.

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Q-School: Complete finals coverage

Complete coverage of the 2009 PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament.

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Westwood is European player of the year

The 36-year-old Englishman was given the award for the third time in his career after a consistent season. He won the Dubai World Championship and finished at the top of the European money list.

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A John Daly book, movie in the works?

Now that John Daly has his weight problem sorted out, he figures a movie about his up-and-down career – and life – might not be far behind.

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Fire dept: Medics went to Woods’ complex

Medics went to Woods’ home

Medics responded overnight to a 911 call in the same block as Tiger Woods’ home. A spokeswoman for Orange County Fire Rescue declined to confirm local news reports that the call came from Woods’ home.