News for Monday, August 9, 2010


News 2010 August 9


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Staff picks: PGA Championship

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.

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Winner’s Circle: Aug. 2-8, 2010

See what the winners had in their bags this week.

Thurs./Friday tee times: PGA Championship

First round tee times for the PGA Championship.

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Lawsuits filed over TMAG-Villegas deal

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.

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Turning Stone angling for better dates

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.

Fans to get in for free at Senior Players

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.

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Rohanna’s 65 breaks record at Women’s Am

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.

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Staff picks: U.S. Women’s Amateur

U.S. Women’s Amateur

Beth Ann Baldry, Asher Wildman and Julie Williams make their picks for the U.S. Women’s Amateur.

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IGF picks leader to oversee Olympic golf

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.

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Nicklaus course to revitalize Benton Harbor

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.

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Complete U.S. Women’s Amateur coverage

U.S. Women’s Amateur 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 brings you all the action.

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Fictional pro confronts stirring Irish adventure

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.

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Lodestone GC: Rock-solid attraction

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.

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Complete 2010 PGA Championship coverage is on the ground at Whistling Straits to bring you an up-close look at the 2010 PGA Championship. Check back daily as brings you all the action from Kohler, Wis.

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PHOTOS: Woods warms up at the PGA

Photos: Tiger at the PGA

Tiger Woods was up early Monday at Whistling Straits working on his game in preparation for the PGA Championship.

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Huntsman Springs built on sheer determination

Huntsman Springs

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.

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Kok (NR, 2011) commits to Cal

has given a verbal commitment to California.

Jo Ee Kok of Singapore has verbally committed to California for the fall of 2011.

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Player of the Week: Cassy Isagawa

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.

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Player of the Week: Denny McCarthy

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.

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Tweaks continue at Whistling Straits

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.

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Singh scouts Whistling Straits

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.

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Woods adds China’s HSBC event to schedule

Tiger Woods will play in the HSBC championship in Shanghai in November.

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Graham returns to game after near-tragedy

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.