News for Friday, December 17, 2010
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.
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 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.
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.
A Northern Michigan casino course, Sweetgrass Golf Club features a surprisingly elegant layout. Bradley S. Klein explains.
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.
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.
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.
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.