News for Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Texas State set school and Southland Conference scoring records by recording a 33-over 885 total to win the Southland Conference Championship at Ravens Nest Golf Club.
San Jose State won back-to-back Western Athletic Conference Championships Wednesday for the first time in program history.
Denver freshman Kimberly Kim won her first college event Wednesday and led the Pioneers to their seventh consecutive Sun Belt Conference Championship title.
Portland State won its fifth Big Sky Conference title in the past eight years Wednesday in Chandler, Ariz.
Arizona wins Pac-10 title
A day after the LPGA confirmed that former Arizona All-American Lorena Ochoa would announce her retirement, the Wildcats won their first Pac-10 title since an Ochoa-led Wildcats squad won the conference crown in 2002.
An already weak field at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans got weaker when its only top-10 players in the World Rankings both withdrew with injuries.
Jackson State won its third consecutive SWAC Championship on Wednesday to earn the league’s automatic qualifying spot into the NCAA postseason.
Jackson State cruised to a 45-stroke victory at the SWAC Championships at Links on the Bayou in Alexandria, La.
ETSU wins A-Sun title
Led by senior Seamus Power (pictured), East Tennessee State set a school record in capturing its fourth spring-season title Wednesday at the Atlantic Sun Championship.
Bobby Gates, the Nationwide Tour’s leading money winner, has a good history at Kinderlou Forest Golf Club, site of this week’s South Georgia Classic. That should help as he tries to get his stellar season back on track.
Coastal Carolina won its a league record seventh Big South Conference title in a row Wednesday.
I met strapping PGA Tour rookie Blake Adams at the Honda Classic. The man who introduced us said the affable Adams makes Boo Weekley look like a city slicker.
For the second week in a row, Tiger Woods has made an early commitment to a PGA Tour event, a deviation from the past.
I’ve come up with five color pallets that are in the running to be one of the designs for Kikkor Golf’s 2011 women’s shoe collection.
is having trouble interviewing players at the Zurich Classic in between mouthfuls of food.
The field for this week’s Zurich Classic of New Orleans took another hit when Ian Poulter withdrew in the middle of his pro-am round citing a left knee injury. Steve Stricker and Sergio Garcia now are the only top-25 players in the World Rankings competing this week for $6.4 million.
Ian Poulter has pulled out of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.
Tiger Woods has entered The Players Championship as he fills out a schedule that is not much different from previous years.
explains the tough decision facing Texas A&M coach J.T. Higgins on the eve of the Big 12 Championship.
Talk about having to make a tough decision. That’s what Texas A&M coach J.T. Higgins faces as he gets ready to take the Aggies to the Big 12 Conference Championship this weekend at Whispering Pines Golf Club in Trinity, Texas.
The United States and European teams have been announced for the 2010 Palmer Cup at Royal Portrush Golf Club in Portrush, Northern Ireland. The annual Ryder Cup-style competition will be played June 24-26.
The Fantasy Aces are heading to the Big Easy for the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.
reports that Russell Henley and Harris English will compete in the Nationwide Tour’s Stadion Athens Classic at UGA.
Two Georgia Bulldogs – Russell Henley and Harris English – will compete next week in the Nationwide Tour’s Stadion Athens Classic at UGA. The event will be held April 29-May 2 at the University of Georgia Golf Course.
It is do or die time for several teams from across the country. Today, I give thumbs up and down for women. The men will follow Thursday. Let’s see who is going dancing and who will be keeping their fingers crossed that their seasons aren’t over.
Hate to be Rude
Ken Green returns to Champions Tour competition this week for the first time since an auto accident last June. Jeff Rude reports.
Seven women’s conference championships ended Tuesday and there was nothing that happened out of the ordinary when it came to which teams won. There was one extraordinary event that took place, however.