News for Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Duke has a new assistant women’s coach.
Rickie Fowler has announced he will play as a professional at the Nationwide Tour’s Soboba Classic Oct. 1-4. It is the first event Fowler has said he will play as a pro.
Talk about finding a fill-in.
The Buick Open has lost its defending champion for the second time in three years. Last year’s champion, Kenny Perry, announced Tuesday that he is pulling out of the event to spend time with his cancer-stricken mother.
It's fair to say Anthony Paolucci takes the U.S. Junior pretty seriously.
Whether it's the pressure or the unrelenting, rainy, breezy conditions, scores are considerably higher today in the second round of stroke-play qualifying.
Catching up on Sports Illustrated on the flight over, noticed that Alexis Thompson is featured in the July 13-20 issue along with 13 other teens in a “Where Will They Be?” package.
The tradition each year at the British Open is to congratulate the champion on the large scoreboard over the 18th green and look forward to the following year, in this case St. Andrews.
Babineau: Anthony Kim: Though he had a wild ride at Turnberry, missing the cut, it seems as if his game is getting closer to the levels we witnessed a year ago. Coming off a free weekend, he should be charged up and ready to go.
Even though he came within an 8-foot putt of winning the British Open, Tom Watson didn’t sound terribly interested Tuesday in playing the PGA Championship next month in Minnesota.
Amy Anderson was one of the few players who managed to move up the leaderboard on a cold, rainy day Tuesday at the U.S. Girls’ Junior in which many players moved backward.
Jordan Spieth waltzed into the match play stages at the U.S. Junior Amateur Tuesday.
The U.S. Junior and U.S. Girls’ Junior may very well become an Argentine affair.