News for Wednesday, December 9, 2009


News 2009 December 9


Nationwide Tour to play event in Colombia

The Nationwide Tour is headed to Bogota, Colombia, next year for its first tournament in South America.

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Waste Management to sponsor Tour event

The PGA Tour has picked up its third new title sponsor of the year with an announcement that Waste Management will be sponsor of the Phoenix Open starting next year.

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How serious is betting among college golfers?

explains why discussions about college golfers and sports betting became heated at the GCAA convention.

It came as no surprise that the subject of sports wagering among student-athletes was on the agenda during the NCAA Compliance Seminar at this week’s Golf Coaches Association of America Convention at the Riviera Hotel.

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2009 Golfweek’s Best Casino Courses

Shadow Creek Golf Club and Fallen Oak Golf Club top the 2009 Golfweek's Best Casino Courses

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Woods’ in-laws used to media spotlight

When images of Barbro Holmberg being rushed to the hospital were broadcast around the world, it was the first glimpse many had ever had of Tiger Woods' mother-in-law.

In this issue: Dec. 12-19, 2009

Inside the Dec. 12-19, 2009 issue of Golfweek

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World Golf Village (Advertorial)

Brimming with rich history, endless recreation, amazing amenities and truly exceptional golf – mere minutes from Florida’s sun-drenched Atlantic coast – World Golf Village is undoubtedly the Sunshine State’s most unique golf destination.

Zambri to coach U.S. at 2010 Palmer Cup

USC men’s coach Chris Zambri was named the United States coach for the 2010 Palmer Cup.

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Hjorth takes lead in Dubai; Wie three back

Maria Hjorth shot a 6-under 66 Wednesday in the first round of the Dubai Ladies Masters, and Michelle Wie was three strokes behind in a three-way tie for fifth.