News for Monday, October 5, 2009
wonders if the bubble has finally popped for Eastern Michigan.
Can I talk about a team being on the bubble in October? Sure I can, especially when the team could be the poster child for college golf’s bubble boys.
Illinois wins Windon Memorial
Led by Scott Langley (pictured), Illinois notched its second win of the season Monday at the Windon Memorial, topping Northwestern by six shots at Skokie Country Club in Glencoe, Ill.
Results from the first round of match play at the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur, played Oct. 4 at the par-72, 6,193-yard Golden Hills Golf and Turf Club in Ocala, Fla.:
UGA, Zamora win in Macon
Georgia sophomore Marta Silva Zamora notched her fourth career title, and second of the 2009-10 season, on Monday en route to leading the Bulldogs to a victory at the soggy Eat A Peach Collegiate.
See what the winners had in their bags this week.
says former Arizona State star Azahara Munoz is making life as a pro look easy after only two weeks.
Two years ago, Azahara Munoz wasn’t even sure she wanted to turn professional. Did the Arizona State star really want that lifestyle?
At a benefit in his hometown, amputee Ken Green refuses to surrender to his injuries. Green is working single-mindedly toward a goal of playing golf again.
explains why playing the Pennard Golf Club in Wales' Gower Peninsula is a truly unique experience.
It’s evident even before you pull into the parking lot at Pennard Golf Club that you’re in for a unique experience. Cattle roam the area along Southgate Road and near the clubhouse on Wales’ scenic Gower Peninsula.
doesn’t think the LPGA will make 14-year-old Alexis Thompson wait four years to join the tour.
High school graduation must seem like a lifetime away to Alexis Thompson.
No LPGA for WNBA chief
WNBA chief Donna Orender (pictured right), who was considered a front-runner for LPGA commissioner, has withdrawn her candidacy. Beth Ann Baldry reports.
Ri Hyang Park, of Fujieda-Shi-Shizuoka, Japan, shot an even-par 144 (75-69) at the International Junior Golf Tour event at Oyster Reef Golf Club in Hilton Head, S.C., to win by seven shots.
Michael Werenski, of South Hadley, Mass., shot 1-under 143 (75-68) at the International Juniog Golf Tour event at Oyster Reef Golf Club in Hilton Head, S.C., to win by two shots.
Emerging nations seek funds
Administrators in developing golf nations claim Olympic recognition can elevate the sport to another level and provide a fast track for growth.
Cashing in on golf
The Olympic windfall may vary, but that won’t stop companies from trying to cash in on golf in 2016, writes Gene Yasuda.
Simon Dyson of England won the Dunhill Links Championship by three strokes Monday after shooting a 6-under 66 that included birdies on six of the first seven holes.
A quick look at the players competing in this year's Presidents Cup.
Rerouted for Presidents Cup
This Presidents Cup venue – which will feature rerouting for the tournament – is pleasant and functional, but a shade below inspiring, writes Brad Klein.
Presidents Cup venue
A rerouted layout at Harding Park will allow for potential late-round drama at this week’s Presidents Cup. Bradley Klein has the details.
Purdue junior Maude Aimee Leblanc led her team to victory and also found the individual winner’s circle.
explains why the newest recruit for the Duke men's team is making the Blue Devils look pretty strong.
Yaroslav Merkulov, the No. 2 player in the Golfweek/Titleist Junior Rankings, has made a verbal commitment to Duke.
Despite losing Maria Hernandez, last year’s NCAA individual champion, Purdue has started this season strong.
Oklahoma State sophomore Peter Uihlein posted rounds of 60-71-71 for a 5-under 211 total to win the PING/Golfweek Invitational.
The Cowboys finished 22 shots better than second place Washington at the Ping/Golfweek Invitational.
Kuchar wins long playoff
Matt Kuchar earned his second PGA Tour victory Monday morning at the Turning Stone Resort Championship, defeating Vaughn Taylor on the sixth hole of a sudden-death playoff.
WORLD GOLF VILLAGE
It’s Presidents Cup week! Can you dig it? The Monday Scramble can think of five scenarios that will make this week in San Francisco only the best one of the year.