News for Monday, June 15, 2009
Nike Golf has added Amanda Blumenherst, a three-time national collegiate player of the year and winner of the 2008 U.S. Women's Amateur Championship, to its tour staff.
With corporate America reining in spending, it's no surprise hospitality sales are down at this year's U.S. Open. As of June 2, the USGA had sold 42 hospitality tents at Bethpage. By comparison, the event accounted for 78 tents in 2002, the last time the Open was held at the New York venue.
Anna Nordqvist had nearly all Ping in her bag as she won her first major at Bulle Rock.
San Diego State women’s coach Felicia Brown will not have her contract renewed.
SandHills Golf Club and Pacific Dunes tops the 2009 Golfweek's Best Modern Courses
Jan Dowling was named head women’s coach at Florida, the university announced Monday.
Oraee, of Greeley, Colo., shot a 16-under 200 (66-64-70) at Aspen (Colo.) Golf Club to win the AJGA's Junior All-Star at Aspen by 18.
Ten years ago this summer, a billboard went up on U.S. Route 1 south of Sanford, N.C., proclaiming the arrival of something totally different.
I’m not surprised Rory McIlroy softened his initial comments about the Ryder Cup. Calling the Ryder Cup an exhibition match doesn’t go down well on these shores.
In between practicing pitch shots from some mighty thick spinach, Sean O’Hair addressed the baby talk
Bronson Burgoon’s message was clear – he wants to make the U.S. Walker Cup team later this year.
I watched the grounds crew prep the 16th and 17th greens this afternoon during a lull in the action.
Coming into the 2008-09 season, there wasn’t a lot of hype surrounding North Carolina State’s Matt Hill or the University of Washington men’s team.
The golf season is short throughout Minnesota but particularly so on the northeastern Iron Range – unfortunate because that’s where you’ll find the state’s top two public-access courses.
Just a few months removed from a record-breaking win in Hilton Head, Brian Gay is primed for his third career win at the St. Jude Classic. Gay will earn a spot in the U.S. Open if he wins.
Shingo Katayama of Japan has withdrawn from the U.S. Open because of an injury to his upper back.
Tiger Woods held the putter with only his left hand as he rapped a 60-foot putt across the practice green. Then he hit another putt with his right hand, a third putt with both hands in conventional style.
Champions Tour golfer Ken Green had his lower right leg amputated because of severe injuries caused by a car accident.
Perry won U.S. Women's Open Sectional Qualifier.
Bethpage Black is hard. We all know that. Even the Bethpage bureaucrats are tampering with the idea of rewording that extremely famous sign on the first tee. The Monday Scramble investigates.
A slump in corporate sales hasn’t spared this year’s U.S. Open. The event didn’t sell out tickets in advance for the first time since 1986. Adam Schupak reports.
Almost 10 years after the sudden and tragic death of her husband, Payne, Tracey Stewart sat down with Jeff Rude for a rare interview.
Rounding out your fantasy golf team for the U.S. Open? Golfweek’s experts tell you who to pick at Bethpage.
Kevin Dougherty may not have the name recognition of Oklahoma State’s other recent (i.e. Fowler, Hoffmann, Tway and Uihlein), but he’s been on an impressive run in California.
During four All-American seasons at Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla., Charlotte Campbell got in the habit of decorating her shoes, uniforms and hats with rhinestones. Little did she know that her idiosyncrasy would inspire a business.
Golfweek’s fleet of reporters is on the scene this week inside the gates at Bethpage Black. Here are their predictions.
After setting a course record with an opening-round 67, 18-year-old Isabelle Lendl finished at 4-under 212 to win the 98th Women’s Eastern Amateur Championship in Wintergreen, Va.