News for Monday, September 28, 2009
So, the FedEx Cup’s late season dash for cash is over. The millions have been divided, the pressure released, the emotions calmed. It’s over, right?
Ken Green has overcome depression, financial troubles and a bad back. He doesn’t plan on letting the loss of a leg keep him off the Champions Tour.
OSU wins Ping/Golfweek Invite
Led by individual medalist Peter Uihlein, Oklahoma State ran away with the Ping/Golfweek Invitational Tuesday at Gold Mountain Golf Complex.
has details on the dream-turned-reality Lonnie Poole Golf Course.
N.C. State officials had been talking for nearly 20 years about building a golf course on the school’s Centennial Campus near downtown Raleigh. The project finally got the kickstart it needed in 2007, when Lonnie Poole (class of ’59) committed $3 million to the project.
Greens & Gridirons
A Sandhills sampler and new Wolfpack track provide more fireworks than the South Carolina vs. N.C. State season opener. Martin Kaufmann explains.
J.J. Holen, of Castaic, Calif., shot 1-under 141 (70-71) at Longbow Golf Club in Mesa, Ariz., to win the Golfweek Junior Series event by three shots.
Lilia Vu, of Fountain Valley, Calif., shot 4-over 146 (73-73) at Longbow Golf Club in Mesa, Ariz., to win the Golfweek Junior series event by three shots.
There once was a time when a woman changed her name only in exchange for a ring. Things were simple back then.
Purdue waltzed to a 13-shot victory Monday at the Lady Northern Invitational.
reports that the Tour Championship nearly doubled TV ratings from last year.
NBC Sports released its overnight ratings for the Tour Championship, and the news is good.
Sept. 21-27, 2009
See what the winners had in their bags this week.
Amanda Blumenherst picked up a nice check yesterday in Danville, Calif. Too bad her T-5 showing doesn’t secure a spot in this week’s Navistar LPGA Classic.
says OSU appears again to be the best team in the country – at least when it comes to stroke play.
The final group here at the Ping/Golfweek Invitational features tournament favorites Oklahoma State and Washington. Southern California joins the Cowboys and Huskies in the last group and could be considered a bit of a surprise considering the Trojans lineup has a different look than past years. No Jamie Lovemark. No Tim Sluiter.
on the much-less publicized clocking of Padraig Harrington and Tiger Woods during Round 3 at East Lake.
Before we put East Lake Golf Club in the rear-view mirror and bid farewell to the 2009 FedEx Cup playoffs, one memorable nugget from the Tour Championship surfaces.
with the news that Southern California is now a battleground for two golf associations.
The Southern California Golf Association, which runs 130 tournaments annually and has 155,000 members, is being challenged by a new golf association called the California State Golf Association.
The Blue Raiders rallied to win the Mason Rudolph Intercollegiate in a playoff over South Carolina in Franklin, Tenn.
Led by first-time medalist Jennifer Song, the Trojans shot 16-under 282 to win the Mason Rudolph Women’s Championship by two shots over UCLA and three over Auburn in Franklin, Tenn.
Song had a sterling summer, winning the U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links and U.S. Women’s Amateur titles, and she was named Golfweek’s Player of the Year last season as a freshman. But there was one thing she hadn’t done.
The Huskies sophomore shot three consecutive 69s for a 9-under 207 and medalist honors at the Adams Cup in Newport, R.I.
Really, how could you not love that ending to the FedEx Cup Playoffs? Well, the Monday Scramble didn’t exactly fall head over heels.