News for Thursday, July 23, 2009


News 2009 July 23


Spieth moves into quarterfinals at Junior

The rain that fell on Tuesday at the U.S. Junior Amateur paled in comparison to the persistent showers that blanketed Trump National Golf Club on Thursday.

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Can you keep a secret?

Jason Gore played dumb when approached by the first President Bush.

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Thompson falls at U.S. Girls’ Junior

The reigning U.S. Girls’ Junior champion lost the possibility of maintaining her throne Thursday at the hands of 13-year-old Ariya Jutanugarn.

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McCarthy: Merkulov’s heartfelt journey

The heart is often used as a symbol of courage in the face of a daunting challenge. Yaroslav Merkulov has heart.

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‘Dakota darlings’ dream big at U.S. Junior

The Dakotas, of all places, are well-represented at the Sweet Sixteen of the U.S. Girls’ Junior. Medalist Amy Anderson (pictured) of Oxbow, N.D., and Kimberly Kaufman of Clark, S.D., took their small-town-America games to glitzy Trump National and surprised more than a few.

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SDSU taps Klein as women’s coach

Emilee Klein is moving back West.

Carl, Martin promoted at Cincinnati

Janet Carl was named director of golf at Cincinnati, and Doug Martin its head men’s coach, the university announced Wednesday.

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Wallor gets men’s job at Central Florida

Bryce Wallor was named head men’s coach at Central Florida, the university announced Thursday. Wallor had spent the past five seasons as an assistant coach at Tennessee.

College coaches playing well

It’s been a pretty good July for a few college coaches on the playing side of the game.

Porter Cup play cancelled

Play at the Porter Cup was cancelled Thursday due to “unplayable course conditions."

Late reservations

The threesome of Lee Janzen, Nathan Green and Cliff Kresge had better not have early dinner reservations tonight. Due to the lengthy weather delay at the Canadian Open, they are scheduled to tee off the 10th hole at – get this – 8:40 p.m. EST.

Luke Donald offers a helping hand

Luke Donald wants to tee it up so badly Thursday at the RBC Canadian Open that he volunteered to squeegee a green.

British Open win may not mean bright future

Before we jump to conclusions and suggest Stewart Cink will parlay his British Open victory into bigger and better performances, consider that it doesn’t always work that way in golf.

College coaches showing their game

talks about what a summer it's been for college coaches.

Perry puts up a fight

Jordan Spieth said yesterday that he was “just chillin’’ at the U.S. Junior, but he was doing far from that in his round-of-32 match against Jack Perry, the 99th-ranked player in the Golfweek/Titleist Junior Rankings.

Chung vs. Tanco: A match to see

A must-see match is on the docket for the Round of 16.

Yani Tseng's shy friend

When Doris Chen walked off the 17th green with her 3-and-1 victory over Erynne Lee, her expression hardly changed.

Rainy day Thursday

The rain held off long enough for almost every group to finish the second round of match play dry at the U.S. Girls’ Junior.

Liu isn't showing his age

Jim Liu is the youngest player left in the U.S. Junior field, but the 13-year-old – who turns 14 on August 9 – isn’t playing to his age.

Junior loopers

What do you do when the ride ends at the U.S. Girls' Junior? You start looping.

Back to work for Watson

After the madness came the mildness. After a week of enduring the ultimate pressure in golf, Tom Watson turned up for 18 gentle holes in England’s green and pleasant land.

2010 National Letters of Intent

2010 NLI’s

2010 National Letters of Intent

2010 NLI’s

2010 NLI’s


2009 Women's Conference Championships Results


2009 Men's Conference Championships Results