News for Wednesday, July 22, 2009

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OU gets gem in Hybl

From playing and coaching perspectives, Ryan Hybl knows what it takes for a college golf program to be successful.

Golfweek's 2009 Women's All-Americans

Golfweek's 2009 Women's All-Americans presented by Titleist

Golfweek's 2009 Men's All-Americans

Golfweek's 2009 Men's All-Americans presented by Titleist

Tanco tears through first round of match play

Victoria Tanco, 15, sailed through the first round of match play at the U.S. Girls’ Junior on the strength of a white-hot putter.

Commentary: Stretch run puts Tour cards up for grabs

It’s easy to forget about the Nationwide Tour, especially during golf’s season of majors on the PGA Tour.

Lendl drops 93 foot bomb to win

Isabelle Lendl overcame a big hurdle in the first round of match in the form of 2006 U.S. Girls' champ Jenny Shin.

Lovemark's pro debut

Jamie Lovemark has turned professional and will make his pro debut at this week’s RBC Canadian Open. Golfweek first reported May 20 that Lovemark did not plan on returning to USC for his senior season. He has been recovering from a rib injury first suffered at the NCAA West Regional in mid-May.

Shoulder surgery ends Woodland's rookie season

Gary Woodland’s rookie season on the PGA Tour is over. The 25-year-old withdrew from the Canadian Open and will have season-ending surgery on his left shoulder, according to the Topeka Capital-Journal.

Streak-ending weekend

What happened to the Tour’s consecutive cuts streak leaders last week at the British Open? They suddenly all got a case of the weekends off.

Groundskeeper tees it up

Carl Spackler would be proud of this Cinderella story.

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Team of the Week: Arizona State

The top-ranked Sun Devils capped a perfect postseason with a victory May 22 at the NCAA Division I Women’s Championship.

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Team of the Week: Texas A&M

Texas A&M won the program’s first NCAA Division I men’s golf title May 30.

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Player of the Week: Maria Hernandez, Purdue

With her victory at the NCAA Championship, Purude senior Maria Hernandez sealed her national player of the year title.

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Player of the Week: Matt Hill, N.C. State

Sophomore Matt Hill shot three consecutive 2-under-par 69s for a 6-under 207 to win the NCAA Division I Championship.

UCF's search is over

gives away the ending to the UCF coaching search.

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Tim Mickelson tied for Porter Cup lead

Tim Mickelson, brother of PGA Tour star Phil Mickelson, is part of a three-way tie atop the leaderboard after the first round of the Porter Cup.

The Korda killer instinct

Jessica Korda played her first match play tournament since the European Team Championship two years ago.

Deutsche Bank CEO touts Tour event

Seth Waugh, chief executive officer of Deutsche Bank Americas, defended his bank’s sponsorship of a PGA Tour, saying the event has been a good investment for the company in a slumping economy while providing needed money for the charities and local businesses that depend upon it.

Lendl sister domination

The Daniela Lendl-Sarah Brown match was the first of three consecutive matches to go extra holes on the girls’ side. Lendl, the 61st seed, birdied the first playoff hole to take down Brown (4th seed).

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OU gets gem in Hybl

From playing and coaching perspectives, Ryan Hybl knows what it takes for a college golf program to be successful.

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Big names get bounced at Junior

U.S. Junior Amateur experience doesn’t always translate into U.S. Junior Amateur success. That was apparent on Wednesday when players who once enjoyed the glory of advancing deep at the event were upset in the Round of 64.