News for Monday, August 9, 2010
weighs in with its PGA Championship picks and predictions. Can Lefty win another major in 2010?
Golfweek staffers make their picks for the PGA Championship.
See what the winners had in their bags this week.
First round tee times for the PGA Championship.
Rivals file suits
TaylorMade-Adidas Golf’s freshly inked endorsement deal with Camilo Villegas isn’t scheduled to take effect until 2011, but it’s already causing a legal ruckus. Gene Yasuda reports.
says the PGA Tour’s schedule for 2011 still is in flux – and explores scenarios of tournaments jockeying for better dates.
The jockeying for position on next year’s PGA Tour calendar continues.
Admission will be free at this year’s Senior Players Championship. The PGA Tour announced Monday that tickets are on the house for all spectators during the entire week at this year’s final major on the Champions Tour.
Rohanna Women’s Am
Rachel Rohanna broke the U.S. Women’s Amateur stroke-play scoring record Monday with a 7-under 65 at Charlotte Country Club. Beth Ann Baldry reports.
U.S. Women’s Amateur
Beth Ann Baldry, Asher Wildman and Julie Williams make their picks for the U.S. Women’s Amateur.
Scanlon tabbed for Olympics
Golf’s return to Olympics in 2016 now has a leader to oversee the industry’s best interests for the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Benton Harbor catalyst
Jack Nicklaus has designed hundreds of golf courses. But one of his latest creations – The Golf Club at Harbor Shores – is meant to be a catalyst for change. Can it save an entire Michigan community? Adam Schupak reports.
U.S. Women’s Amateur
Golfweek.com is at Charlotte (N.C.) Country Club to bring you an up-close look at the 2010 U.S. Women’s Amateur. Check back daily as Golfweek.com brings you all the action.
Charles Kingston, the fictional six-time PGA Tour winner, faces a return to Q-School in the fall and is going through an early mid-life crisis.
says there is much to appreciate about the rugged layout of newly opened Lodestone Golf Club.
Lodestone, which opened last month, rolls across 285 acres of mountainous terrain high above Wisp Resort and Deep Creek Lake, which locals have taken to calling the Lake Tahoe of the East.
Golfweek.com is on the ground at Whistling Straits to bring you an up-close look at the 2010 PGA Championship. Check back daily as Golfweek.com brings you all the action from Kohler, Wis.
Photos: Tiger at the PGA
Tiger Woods was up early Monday at Whistling Straits working on his game in preparation for the PGA Championship.
Huntsman Springs is a testament to the unrelenting work ethic of Jon M. Hunstman Sr., and his drive to make the world a better place. Martin Kaufmann reports.
has given a verbal commitment to California.
Jo Ee Kok of Singapore has verbally committed to California for the fall of 2011.
Cassy Isagawa, of Wailuku, Hawaii, shot 3-under 213 at Sycamore Hills Golf Club in Fort Wayne, Ind., and won the Junior PGA Championship in a playoff.
Denny McCarthy, of Burtonsville, Md., shot 9-under 207 (72-66-69) at Sycamore Hills Golf Club in Fort Wayne, Ind., to win the Junior PGA Championship by three shots.
New tweaks at Whistling Straits
With its latest tweaks, Whistling Straits will tease and taunt players at this year's PGA Championship. Bradley S. Klein reports.
got an early scouting report on Whistling Straits from Vijay Singh.
For certain, his mood got a boost before coming to Akron when he played practice rounds for two days at Whistling Straits, site of his 2004 PGA Championship victory that cemented his eventual berth in the World Golf Hall of Fame.
Tiger Woods will play in the HSBC championship in Shanghai in November.
David Graham made a valiant return to the Champions Tour six years after he collapsed over a putt during a tournament and had to be rushed by ambulance to a hospital.