News for Sunday, September 13, 2009
ARDMORE, Pa. – I hate to end this Walker Cup on a scatological note, but one thing I’m looking forward to in two years at Royal Aberdeen is a better experience of finding “the nearest point of relief.”
Josh Teater shot a final-round 3-under 68 to finish at 20 under and win the Utah Championship on Sunday for his first victory as a professional.
U.S. rolls to Walker Cup title
There’s a reason Team USA waltzed to a victory at the Walker Cup: perfect chemistry. Eric Soderstrom explains.
John Senden secured the 30th and final spot for the Tour Championship, giving him at least a mathematical chance of the $10 million prize and a spot in three of the majors next year.
GW Conference Challenge
Ball State isn’t used to playing with college golf’s best. But the Cardinals are getting their chance at Golfweek’s Conference Challenge and making the most of it.
reports that the Oklahoma State Cowgirls aren’t paying attention to their preseason rankings.
PRIMM, Nev. – Perhaps Oklahoma State took Golfweek’s preseason rankings and posted them on the roof of the team van. Or maybe the Cowgirls didn’t even notice they weren’t ranked in the preseason top 30.
Michigan State outlasted Purdue on Sunday to win the Mary Fossum Invitational at Forest Akers Golf Course in East Lansing, Mich.
Texas A&M won the rain-shortened MoMorial Invitational Sunday at Traditions Golf Club in Bryan, Texas.
Woods wins BMW in rout
Was there ever any doubt? Tiger Woods rolled to a eight-shot victory Sunday at Cog Hill and overtook the top spot in the FedEx Cup race.
U.S. wins Walker Cup
The U.S. won its third straight Walker Cup on Sunday, claiming three early singles matches for a 16 1/2 - 9 1/2 victory over Great Britain & Ireland.
Jiyai Shin shot a 7-under 64, then beat Angela Stanford and Sun Young Yoo on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff to win the P&G Beauty NW Arkansas Championship.
Fowler, Uihlein from Merion
U.S. Walker Cup stars Rickie Fowler and Peter Uihlein chatted live with Golfweek.com users from Merion. Click here to watch a replay.
Vols wins Carpet Capital
Tennessee ran away with its first victory of the 2009-10 season, closing with a tournament-best 14-under 274 Sunday to win the Carpet Capital Collegiate by 12 shots.
James Kingston of South Africa captured his second European Tour title on Sunday, beating Anders Hansen of Denmark on the first playoff hole at the Mercedes-Benz Championship.
Prior to the Walker Cup, players from the U.S. and Great Britain & Ireland filled out media bio sheets and there was a spot to list their nicknames. While some left the space blank, most filled it in. Some answers were pretty ho-hum, but there were a few that had me scratching my head.
CHICAGO – Beverly Country Club, for better or for worse, often has been referred to as the course of “Planes, Trains, and Automobiles.”
explains how perfect pairings made by Buddy Marucci have led to a U.S. rout at the Walker Cup.
Barring a Great Britain & Ireland miracle at Merion Golf Club, the United States will win the 42nd Walker Cup this afternoon minus any drama – and a lot of the blame there should fall on the shoulders of captain Buddy Marucci.
U.S. leads 11-5 at Walker Cup
Team USA went 3-1 Sunday morning at the Walker Cup to take a 11-5. The U.S. needs just 2 1/2 points in the singles matches to retain the Cup.
LEMONT, Ill. – Not that anyone can see Tiger Woods to begin with – he is, after all, seven strokes ahead – but BMW Championship officials have at least tried to make it a clear fight.
Sang-Moon Bae of South Korea has won the Korea Open for the second straight year, shooting a 4-under 67 to beat countryman Kim Dae-sub by one shot.
Just as I had suspected, with the fog clearing and the course drying out, the golfers in the first tee times of the afternoon session had an easier go at the course, and the lower scores reflected that fact.
thinks the solution to snail-pace practice rounds has been discovered at Golfweek’s Conference Challenge.
The strangest thing happened yesterday at the practice round for the Golfweek Conference Challenge.