News for Thursday, August 26, 2010
says OSU teammates Uihlein and Hoffmann will square off in the U.S. Am quarters.
After Peter Uihlein hit his tee shot on the fifth hole at Chambers Bay, he lingered on the tee for a couple minutes, waiting to watch his Oklahoma State teammate Morgan Hoffmann hit his approach into the nearby seventh green.
says if the U.S. Amateur is any indication, Byeong-Hun An and Max Homa will make a tough California duo.
Byeong-Hun An thought he saw his new college teammate outside the ropes earlier this summer at Pebble Beach.
Eight remain at U.S. Am
Only eight players remain in the running for the U.S. Amateur title. Ron Balicki takes a look at who advanced from the Round of 16.
AAC out as NCAA host
The 2013 NCAA Championship will not be played at Atlanta Athletic Club, as announced earlier this summer, because of concerns about the club also hosting the U.S. Amateur the following year.
Michelle Wie had the second hole-in-one of her professional career Thursday on the way to a 7-under 65 and a three-shot lead after the first round of the CN Canadian Women’s Open.
Zack Miller used a 6-under 66 to take the first-round lead at the Knoxville Sentinel Open Thursday. He holds a one-shot advantage on a group of eight players tied for second another shot back that includes John Daly.
Fred Couples was oh so close to winning a major championship in his own backyard.
Tiger Woods spent two days with instructor Sean Foley in Florida before coming to the Barclays, this after the Canadian-born coach worked with him during the PGA Championship.
An chases history at U.S. Am
Defending champ Byeong-Hun An keeps moving closer to U.S. Amateur history. As Ron Balicki writes, An has handled the pressure well.
has some scenarios that could affect the selection of the U.S. squad for the WATC.
The U.S. Golf Association will announce the U.S. lineup for the World Amateur Team Championship sometime between now and next week (no official date has been set).
has given a verbal commitment to Wake Forest.
Brandon Ng of Toronto has given a verbal commitment to Wake Forest. Ng, 17, is Golfweek’s fourth-ranked golfer in Canada, and is No. 37 overall for the class of 2011.
details the captivating match between Scott Langley and Patrick Reed on Thursday at the U.S. Amateur.
Just like that, two hours of captivating back-nine rallies fizzled with one errant drive. And in a matchup of 2010 NCAA champions, Langley defeated Reed in 19 holes Thursday to advance to the Round of 16 at the U.S. Amateur.
Richard Finch of England shot a 6-under 66 Thursday to lead the Johnnie Walker Championship after the opening round.
explains why Ryan Palmer may be a better bet this weekend than Tiger Woods.
If you’re the type that likes to bet with the numbers, you’d probably put your money on Tiger Woods to be in the mix this weekend at The Barclays after his first-round 65. But don’t forget about Ryan Palmer.
Lander is adding women’s golf to its athletic program, joining four other programs in the Peach Belt Conference.
Chung advances at U.S. Am
David Chung’s strong summer continued Thursday in Round of 32 at the U.S. Amateur. He beat Skip Berkmeyer, 4 and 3. Sean Martin reports.
Woods shoots 65 at Barclays
Yes, it was just one round. But after a 65 Thursday at The Barclays, Tiger Woods had that old mojo working. Adam Schupak reports.
has given a verbal commitment to Michigan State.
Paveenuch Sritragul has decided to play college golf at Michigan State.
Tiger Woods opened the Barclays with a 6-under-par 65, his low round of the year, one that included a bogey.
Jennifer Song profile
Jennifer Song turned pro two months ago and already is on track to rival the careers of Lorena Ochoa and Jiyai Shin – in the spirit of giving. Beth Ann Baldry reports.
says Francesco Molinari already has locked up a Ryder Cup spot.
And then there were four. That’s the number of runners left in the race for European Ryder Cup spots.
The PGA Tour says the Heritage in South Carolina will be played a week later than usual in 2011.
Woods leads The Barclays
Tiger Woods shot his lowest round of the year Thursday at The Barclays and was atop the leaderboard early at Ridgewood Country Club.