News for Friday, December 17, 2010


News 2010 December 17


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Daly awarded custody of 7-year-old son

Son, 7, will travel with golfer

PGA Tour golfer John Daly has been awarded custody of his 7-year-old son, Little John Daly, by a Tennessee circuit court judge at Memphis.

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Champions sked: New venues for 2 majors

Champions schedule released

The PGA Tour announced its 2011 Champions Tour schedule on Friday afternoon, highlighted by trips to Canada, South Korea and England. Also, two majors have shifted venues and dates for the 2011 campaign.

Mazzuchetti named Rutgers men's coach

Mazzuchetti takes reins

Rutgers University has named Christopher Mazzuchetti as its men's golf coach. Rutgers athletic director Tim Pernetti announced the appointment of the head pro at nearby Colonia Country Club on Friday.

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Euros had good year, but can they maintain?

says that the Euros had a good year, but can they really sustain the momentum?

Yes, the European players on the PGA Tour deserve the love they are getting ... but can they really maintain their stranglehold on the world rankings for an extended period of time? No one knows, so we may want to hold back on the Euro-takeover talk.

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Rater’s notebook: Sweetgrass Golf Club

Rater’s notebook

A Northern Michigan casino course, Sweetgrass Golf Club features a surprisingly elegant layout. Bradley S. Klein explains.

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Cejka, Goosen share lead in South Africa

Cejka, Goosen tied on top

lex Cejka took advantage of a defenseless Durban Country Club course to card an 8-under-par 64 and share the first-round lead of the 100th South African Open on Friday. Cejka topped the leaderboard with two-time winner Retief Goosen, and they were one stroke clear of Ernie Els and Charl Schwartzel.

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McDowell named player of year by GWAA

Golf writers honor McDowell

Graeme McDowell has picked up another award. The U.S. Open champion has been voted player of the year by the Golf Writers Association of America.

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2010 in review: Golfweek's Top 30 staff pictures

Top 30 images of 2010

Today, we kick off our end-of-the-year series on the best of 2010. We start with our pictures of the year from our own Tracy Wilcox.

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Tiger Woods' saga is AP's Story of the Year

Tiger saga is AP's top story

Tiger Woods' humbling return to the public eye, from his televised confession to a winless season on the golf course, was voted the sports story of the year by members of The Associated Press.