News for Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Wyndham signs through 2012
The PGA Tour continues to shore up sponsor support for 2011 and beyond with renewals from the Viking Classic and Wyndham Championship.
Danny Chia made headlines last month for becoming the first Malaysian to play all four rounds in the Open Championship at St. Andrews. Now, he’s back in his home country seeking to capture this week’s Mercedes-Benz Masters Malaysia at Kota Permai Golf and Country Club. A victory would give him his third title on the Mercedes-Benz Tour.
Daniel Greene likes his chances this week at Selborne Country Club, which is hosting the fourth event of the tour's Vodacom Business Origins of Golf series. But he acknowledges he is apprehensive about the reworked layout.
has given a verbal commitment to Coastal Carolina.
Andrew Dorn of West Chester, Ohio, has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Coastal Carolina.
wants your U.S. Amateur picks. The winner will receive a prize!
The U.S. Amateur starts Aug. 23, so let’s give away some more prizes. It’s time for another Wildman’s Challenge!
explains what record Juliet Vongphoumy could break this week at the AJGA Lake Erie Classic.
Like a pitcher on the verge of a no-hitter, Juliet Vongphoumy hardly has been bothered this week as she makes her way around venerable Kahkwa Club.
Golfweek.com will be on the ground at Chambers Bay to bring you an up-close look at the 2010 U.S. Amateur. Check back daily as Golfweek.com brings you all the action from University Place, Wash.
Starting times for the first two rounds of the U.S. Amateur, Aug. 23-24 at the par-71, 7,742-yard Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash., and the pa-72, 7,309-yard The Home Course in Dupont, Wash.
says Martin Kaymer used 13 TaylorMade clubs and a Ping putter to win the PGA Championship.
PGA Championship winner Martin Kaymer had 13 TaylorMade clubs in his bag. Club companies often require staff players to use at least 12 of their clubs.
It didn’t take long for the general public to ask for personalized clubs, and Titleist has responded with new wedges under the WedgeWorks banner.