News for Wednesday, November 18, 2009


News 2009 November 18


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College signings: Class of 2010

Class of 2010 NLI’s

The NCAA's Early Signing Period for 2010 graduates concluded Nov. 18. See who’s headed where.

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Gulbis out of LPGA Tour Championship

Natalie Gulbis withdrew from the season-ending LPGA Tour Championship due to illness. She was replaced in the field by Audra Burks, No. 155 on the money list.

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Companies collide for unique offering

Two companies collide to create a unique offering for fashionable ladies on the fairways...

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Woolley wins Wie caddie sweepstakes

explains how luck helped Brendan Woolley become Michelle Wie’s caddie.

So who is the lucky caddie who can claim he walked Michelle Wie into the winner’s circle? Brendan Woolley. Or caddie No. 857.

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Tiger gets Stanford Hall of Fame nod

reports that Tiger Woods will be inducted into the Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday.

The last golfer to be inducted into the Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame was Tom Watson, who played for the Cardinal from 1969 to ’71.

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Head-to-toe: Walter Genuin

Walter Genuin is a line that you will feel comfortable going from the course to a nice dinner...

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Top 5 Polo Jr. matches of the last 5 years

Classic Polo Jr. matches

Another Polo Golf Junior Classic, a Turkey Week tradition like no other in junior golf, starts Monday in South Florida. Golfweek remembers the best five matches from the last five years.

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A closer look at the 2010 LPGA schedule

2010 LPGA schedule

The LPGA released its 2010 schedule Wednesday. Beth Ann Baldry explains what commissioner Michael Whan still needs to get done.

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A reshaping on two fronts at Bethpage

Bethpage State Park’s Black Course, home to U.S. Opens in 2002 and ’09, is getting a new 15th green. It’s also getting a new head superintendent.

‘By the book’: A volunteer official’s creed

Golf fit Abie Gordon like his dress blues. The game’s orderliness appealed to him. Do this here; don’t do that there.

Living large in Dubai

can’t believe the lush accommodations for media at the Dubai World Championship.

The scribes and the sherpas are getting a lot of respect this week. More than we’ve gotten all season.

Norman predicts decrease in prize money

Two-time British Open champion Greg Norman predicts that the prize money in golf will continue to decrease because of the recession.

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LPGA’s 2010 schedule: 24 events, 11 foreign

2010 LPGA schedule

The 2010 LPGA schedule – which features 24 tournaments, including 11 outside of the United States – has a smaller number events than usual. But, as Gene Yasuda writes, it could have been a lot worse.

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Best friends look for Tour card at Q-School

Q-School – Second Stage

Keegan Bradley has plenty of support as he enters second stage of PGA Tour Q-School this week. As Jim McCabe explains, he thrives from it.

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Euro Tour finale in Dubai far from perfect

At least the plot line and characters are in place. Hopefully that will make the denouement to the European Tour season a good story.