News for Tuesday, September 1, 2009
is excited about the 2009-10 college season after watching an impressive performance by FSU at Golfweek’s Conference Challenge.
RIVERSIDE, Iowa – With the conclusion of Golfweek’s Conference Challenge, the college season has officially started. Soon we will be in full swing (no pun intended).
Donald Trump has received permission to expand a luxury golf resort he is building on a stretch of Scottish coast despite fierce opposition from residents.
FSU wins season’s 1st event
Drew Kittleson led Florida State to a victory Tuesday at Golfweek’s Conference Challenge, and in the process, erased a 2008-09 season full of disappointment.
Sam Saunders will play his first PGA Tour-sanctioned event one week after The King's 80th birthday.
Cobra S2 irons
Cobra recently has introduced a new iron, the S2, and it could emerge as Cobra’s most influential golf club since the King Cobra.
Given the choices from an NFL injury report, Paul Casey listed himself as probable for the Deutsche Bank Championship this week as the world’s No. 3 player tries to cope with a rib injury.
says U.S. Am champ Byeong-Hun An will get to test drive a Ferrari when he gets home. Nice perk, huh?
Byeong-Hun An will get to test drive a Ferrari when he gets home, just another perk that comes with winning the U.S. Amateur.
Barclays winner Heath Slocum
Heath Slocum, a longtime Ping staff member, used Ping’s new G15 driver (9 degree) and i15 irons (3-PW) in winning The Barclays.
Tom Wishon, a golf-industry veteran, heads his namesake company in Durango, Colo. His clubs are available through certified professional clubmakers.
Michelle Wie failed to qualify for the Samsung World Championship, an elite 20-player field. Wie needed to finish 15th or higher on the money list after the Safeway Classic to get an invite to Torrey Pines. Na Yeon Choi secured the last spot, edging Wie by $38,392.
Modern clubs accomplish goal
There are two primary strategies for achieving higher trajectory with iron shots: Buy irons for increased height and distance or purchase hybrids.
NORTON, Mass. – Standing around the practice range, waiting for their real work to start, several caddies answered phone calls within a few minutes and discovered that their work day might have gotten longer.
NORTON, Mass. – Hey, Heath Slocum, you’ve just won a FedEx Cup playoff event and $1.35 million. What are you going to do?
NORTON, Mass. – Apparently those rumors of Kenny Perry and his new caddie are true. Just don’t ask him about it.
Ben Martin's caddie, Jim, with some sage advice from the U.S. Amateur.
explains why Tiger Woods will be showing off his college football spirit by wearing Stanford Cardinal red this weekend.
It’s well-known that Tiger Woods’ fashion sensibility prefers red on Sundays, but this weekend he’ll be doubling up on his favorite color. On Saturday, he’ll be sporting Cardinal red for his alma mater, Stanford.
wonders how long it will take Annika to put a plastic club in the hands of her new daughter, Ava.
Don’t expect Annika Sorenstam to pull a Great Scot. Catriona Matthew won the Ricoh Women’s British Open 11 weeks after giving birth. I think Sorenstam now collects a different kind of major moments.
Arnold Palmer celebrates 80th birthday / Byeong-Hun An wins U.S. Amateur
Sorenstam gives birth
Annika Sorenstam gave birth Tuesday morning to a baby girl, Ava Madelyn McGee. She weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19 inches long.