News for Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Detroit Mercy shot a tournament-best 288 Tuesday en route to winning the Horizon League Conference Championship for a seventh time and earning a bid to NCAA regional play.
Central Florida successfully defended its Conference USA crown at RedTail Golf Club on Tuesday, earning an automatic spot in next month’s NCAA regionals.
Last year, Morelia officials printed 25,000 weekly badges for the Tres Marias Championship. This year, with the announcement of Lorena Ochoa’s retirement, they have increased that number to 40,000. And they are sold out.
describes the emotional moment recently shared by Juli Inkster and Lorena Ochoa.
Juli Inkster never imagined she’d play longer than Lorena Ochoa. The LPGA’s supermom shared an emotional moment with Ochoa at the Kraft Nabisco when the World No. 1 told her that she planned to retire.
Oral Roberts coach Lance Watson had reason to be dumbfounded Tuesday afternoon. His Golden Eagles completed a dramatic come-from-behind performance to win the Summit League Championship.
Does Kim opt for surgery?
Despite an injured thumb, Anthony Kim wasn’t going to miss the Quail Hollow Championship. But is surgery in the future? Sean Martin reports.
Garza, Shockers win MVC
Dustin Garza just keeps winning. The Wichita State senior notched his seventh victory of the season Tueday en route to leading the Shockers to their third straight the MVC title.
Lee Westwood likes to play the week before the U.S. Open. For the second consecutive year, however, that won’t happen after he was unable to land a sponsor exemption for the St. Jude Classic Presented by Smith & Nephew in Memphis, Tenn.
Simon Cowell and Ryan Seacrest couldn’t be found, but a foursome of our favorite lady golfers – Brittany Lincicome, Meredith Duncan, Lisa Strom and Danielle Downey – showed plenty of talent last weekend. Why? To help a great cause and rub shoulders with a slice of Hollywood.
explains why Ewan Porter was an unlikely winner on the Nationwide Tour last week.
There are several reasons you could call Ewan Porter an unlikely winner of last week’s South Georgia Classic on the Nationwide Tour.
The Nationwide Tour will award a sponsor exemption to the winner of the 2010 AJGA’s Junior Players Championship to play in the Winn-Dixie Jacksonville Open.
Good thing Paul Azinger didn’t bother changing the channel years ago while lazily watching TV. Otherwise, words such as “pods” and “compatibate” might never have become part of the 2008 Ryder Cup.
Auburn and Georgia State may have prematurely punched their tickets to Caves Valley for the 2009 NCAA Women’s Championship.
If the women on the LPGA are more likely to be your daughter’s role models, you might be able to relate to the unique contest Birdy & Grace has launched.
Pairings for the Quail Hollow Championship were just released. Better get here early to see Tiger Woods’ first round in a regular PGA Tour event. Woods will tee off Quail Hollow’s 10th tee at 7:40 a.m. with fellow major champions Stewart Cink and Angel Cabrera.
Is "grab-a-shirt-and-go" part of your routine before playing 18-holes? Ashleigh Korzack shows off some performance wear that will keep you comfortable and have you looking like a pro, on or off the course.
Ping Anser Forged iron
Ping will begin selling a forged iron in the United States and Europe this fall.This iron, called the Anser Forged, is in the process of being introduced in Japan, South Korea and other Far East locations.
Forged irons are synonymous with the history of golf. James Achenbach takes a look at eight new forged products that are designed for maximum workability.
Woods at British Open
Fans at this year’s Open Championship at St. Andrews will not be removed from the Old Course if they heckle Tiger Woods, R&A chief executive Peter Dawson said Tuesday. Alistair Tait reports.
This week on Wildman’s Corner, we’re talking to a college golfer who, depending on how you look at it, either gets lots of attention or not enough of it.