News for Monday, April 12, 2010
spent Masters Sunday inside a pub in England, with a bunch of green jacket-starved Englishmen.
Alistair Tait spent Masters Sunday inside a pub in southeast England, with a bunch of green jacket-starved Englishmen.
It’s often said that golf teaches humility, which is a trait that will come in handy if you decide to spend 90 minutes in the gym with Steve Heller.
Spring golf in Arizona
For golfers, the Valley of the Sun is full of gems like Superstition Mountain and Southern Dunes, two clubs that not long ago were strictly private. Martin Kaufmann explains why spring is the time to visit.
The Mobile LPGA tournament is scheduled to include the top 10-ranked players.
‘If Phil Wins, You Win’
And you thought Phil Mickelson was a popular guy before he won his third Masters Sunday? Well, get this: His victory also won free Callaway drivers for a few thousand Golfsmith customers.
Curtis Cup selections
The Curtis Cup team was announced Monday, and all eight players on this year’s U.S. squad are younger than 21, highlighted by 15-year-old phenom Alexis Thompson. Beth Ann Baldry reports.
See what Phil Mickelson had in his bag this week at the Masters.
The sophomore’s final-round 6-under 66 won the individual title at the Ping/ASU Invitational in Tempe, Ariz. Kono finished the event with a 9-under 207, one stroke better than USC’s Jennifer Song.
The junior posted seven birdies and shot 6-under 65 in the final round of the Morris Williams Intercollegiate, winning the individual title and leading the Bulldogs to a comeback team victory. English finished the 54-hole event at 1-under 212, good for a five-shot victory. He improved 11 spots to No. 4 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings.
The Bruins shot 9-under 279 in the final round of the Ping/ASU Invitational to overcome a 12-shot final-round deficit and win the title by a shot over host Arizona State. It was UCLA’s second consecutive victory.
The Bulldogs overcame a 15-shot final-round deficit at the Morris Williams Intercollegiate to claim their second team title of the season. The Bulldogs, who improved four spots to No. 14 in the Golfweek/ Sagarin Rankings, finished at 26-over 878 at the University of Texas Golf Club in Austin, one shot better than host Texas. Georgia started the day in seventh, but made up the deficit with an even-par 284.
Matt Pinizzotto, of Salinas, Calif., shot 8-under 136 (70-66) at the Mission Hills Gary Player course in Rancho Mirage, Calif., to win the FCWT’s Mission Hills Gary Player Classic by three shots.
Kendall Prince, of Lake Oswego, Ore., shot 5-under 139 (72-67) at the Mission Hills Gary Player course in Rancho Mirage, Calif., to win the FCWT’s Mission Hills Gary Player Classic by four shots.
The final round of this year’s Masters garnered the tournament its third-highest TV rating, according to CBS Sports.
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reports that Tom Watson has received an exemption from U.S. Open qualifying.
Tom Watson will return to Pebble Beach for his 31st U.S. Open Championship.
has a week of rest before starting a hectic stretch of globe-trotting.
This past week I was in Daytona Beach, Fla., playing in the Duramed Futures Tour event (Daytona Beach Invitational). After relaxing for a week at home, I went down to Florida last Monday to start getting ready.
really hopes you got your hands on some of these special edition postcards from the Masters.
Welcome to the Monday Scramble. Wow. That was awesome. Hopefully we don’t have to wait five more years for another week like that at Augusta National. For once, golf just kicked the azaleas out of TMZ, and we absolutely love it.
offers five potential candidates for Coach of the Year for both men and women.
Hello everyone and welcome back to another week on Wildman’s Corner. First off, I have to give kudos to Lefty for winning the Masters.