News for Tuesday, August 31, 2010


News 2010 August 31


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Europeans send early Ryder Cup message

Ryder Cup countdown

Colin Montgomerie didn’t have to name his Ryder Cup picks during The Barclays. As Jim McCabe writes, the Euros have sent a message.

Kerr, Mahan win Begay Challenge

Cristie Kerr and Hunter Mahan rallied with six birdies on the back nine, combining to shoot 10-under 62 and win the NB3 Challenge.

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Illinois’ Small (63) sets Olympia Fields record

Illinois men’s coach Mike Small broke the course record Tuesday on the South Course at Olympia Fields Country Club in the Illinois PGA Championship.

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Quail Hollow gets 2017 PGA Championship

Quail Hollow Club president Johnny Harris first dreamed of attracting a major championship in 1993, when talks began of renovating the course.

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Nicklaus launches travel site

The Nicklaus Cos. and Emagineering LLC have partnered to create a Web site that provides information on more than 130 Nicklaus Design courses and the ability to arrange stay-and-play packages at those courses.

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Fairmont to host 2011 St. Andrews Pro-Am

2011 St. Andrews Pro-Am

The Fairmont St. Andrews, a 36-hole luxury resort, will host the 2011 St. Andrews Pro-Am June 25-30. Each team will be composed of a club professional and three of his members.

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Toy Box notes: Scott cuts putter down to size

explains why Adam Scott had his putter cut down and how it affected his play at The Barclays.

Adam Scott ranked 10th in putts per greens in regulation at The Barclays after cutting down his Scotty Cameron putter.

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Pinizzotto (No. 73, 2011) commits to UCLA

has given a verbal commitment to UCLA.

Matt Pinizzotto has given a verbal commitment to UCLA.

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PGA Tour suspends pro-am no-show rule

The PGA Tour has suspended the regulation that resulted in Jim Furyk’s disqualification last week from The Barclays for being late to his pro-am starting time, commissioner Tim Finchem announced Tuesday.