News for Friday, September 11, 2009
Sandra Gal’s eagle on the 18th hole gave her a one-shot lead after the first round of the P&G Beauty NW Arkansas Championship.
on how the Great Britain & Ireland team might be the favorite heading into Saturday at the Walker Cup.
Great Britain & Ireland captain Colin Dalgleish has two things on his side heading into the 42nd Walker Cup that opposing captain Buddy Marucci doesn’t have.
Walker Cup begins
There are players who want the ball with the game – and glory – on the line. Meet Brian Harman. As Eric Soderstrom tells us, the U.S. will rely on Harman for his play – and his fire.
Woods shares BMW lead
Tiger Woods is winless in the FedEx Cup playoffs, but he shares the 36-hole lead at the BMW Championship with Mark Wilson.
In Southern California, one might expect dreary weather. But here at the Walker Cup, just outside Philadelphia at Merion Golf Club, the constant rain is certainly not welcome.
with the pairings for Saturday’s opening matches of the Walker Cup at Merion.
The pairings for Day 1 of the Walker Cup were announced Friday.
says that guys like Marc Leishman are making the PGA Tour as talented a place as ever.
A few reporters in the media center commented that they had never seen or heard of midway BMW Championship contender Marc Leishman.
Upon studying the BMW Championship midway leaderboard, Tiger Woods and Padraig Harrington are in contention.
Away from the usual Tigermania, there’s a local lovefest at the BMW Championship.
Paul Richards is caddying for George Zahringer at the USGA Senior Amateur at The Beverly Country Club in Chicago. Richards will file daily reports for Golfweek.com detailing his experience on the bag and inside the ropes.
Final amateur event for Fowler, Harman
Walker Cup veterans like Rickie Fowler (second from right) will play their final matches as amateurs this week, after holding out all summer to experience one final ride at the historic team event.
says the new OneAsia Tour may be off to a fast start, but don’t count out the Asian Tour.
News and takes from all corners of golf’s business arena will be showcased here. Among this week’s entries, senior writer Adam Schupak explains why the OneAsia Tour is off to a fast start, but cautions about dismissing the Asian Tour.
explains how some Walker Cuppers have paid tribute to Ben Hogan’s famous 1-iron at Merion.
There is a plaque embedded in the middle of the 18th fairway at Merion Golf Club, about 223 yards from the middle of the green. The inscription on the plaque is simple. It reads:
explains how Team USA is staying loose on the eve of the 42nd Walker Cup.
It’s easy to think that Great Britain & Ireland is the more laid-back team heading into the opening day of the Walker Cup.
Former Pittsburgh Pirates World Series star Steve Blass made two holes-in-one in a span of 11 holes during the team’s annual alumni golf outing.
delivers proof that a spot on a Walker Cup team doesn't guarantee a pro career.
The road to glory? Or the road to nowhere?
Scott Strange shot a 4-under 68 and Chris Wood had a 69 to share a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Mercedes-Benz Championship on Friday.
Who’s going to win?
Golfweek's staff offers its predictions for the Walker Cup.
As someone who grew up on the west coast of Scotland, I’m a bit of an expert on rain.