News for Thursday, December 2, 2010
says a number of players are thrilled to see the LPGA back in the Sunshine State.
For the volunteer holding back the small army of Vicky Hurst fans early Thursday morning at Grand Cypress Golf Club, such a crowd of first-round followers on an unusually brisk Florida morning seemed to come as something of a shock.
explains why Anna Rawson has decided to take a year off from full-time golf.
Glancing down the list of players who have signed up for next week’s LPGA Q-School, the name Anna Rawson was noticeably absent.
Woods takes Chevron lead
It wasn't Sunday at a major, but as Jim McCabe writes, it felt like the good old days watching Tiger Woods take the first-round Chevron lead.
says Korean success at Q-School could be the start of a new trend on Tour.
Three Koreans are inside the top 25 after two rounds of PGA Tour Q-School, possibly signaling the beginning of a new trend on Tour.
Yang leads early at LPGA
Amy Yang and Seon Hwa Lee each shot 67 Thursday to share the first-round lead at the LPGA Tour Championship.
says a well-rested Se Ri Pak is back in action at the LPGA Tour Championship.
Se Ri Pak can attest to the benefits of a mental holiday. Despite winning the Bell Micro LPGA Classic on May 16 for her 25th career victory, Pak struggled as the year wore on, eventually deciding it was time to hide the clubs for a few weeks.
Josh Geary broke into a mischievous smile. Then his face turned a shade of red. A reporter began to ask him about his media guide questionnaire and he knew exactly where this line of fire was pointed.
The PGA Tour announced that FedEx is returning as the title sponsor for the St. Jude Classic in Memphis.
The PGA Tour has released its 2011 schedule, which features 44 tournaments that count toward official money and a title sponsor for the St. Jude Classic.
Chris Baryla has taken a big step toward getting a PGA Tour card.
says Stacy Lewis will head to Rwanda as part of Betsy King’s Golf Fore Africa project.
Chances are Stacy Lewis won’t give that quadruple-bogey 9 she had in the first round a second thought when she leaves Orlando on Monday afternoon.
caught up with Annika Sorenstam at the LPGA Tour Championship.
Annika Sorenstam met with the media Thursday shortly after a meeting of the commissioner’s advisory board.
offers the humorous highlights from this year's Q-School questionnaire.
It is one of my favorite rites of the golf season, the reading of the annual Q-School media guide questionnaire.
caught up with Sven-Olof Karlsson, the man behind the Abacus brand.
It took some doing, but we tracked down the man behind the Abacus brand, Sven-Olof Karlsson, to ask him a few questions.
PGA Tour player Scott Verplank was named one of six recipients of the NCAA’s Silver Anniversary Award, which recognizes distinguished individuals on the 25th anniversary of the conclusion of their college careers.
reports that the 2011 Ping/Golfweek Preview will not be held at Riviera CC.
Due to scheduling conflicts at Riviera Country Club during the fall of 2011, the Ping/Golfweek Preview will not be held next season.
Padraig Harrington led the Nedbank Golf Challenge by one stroke after picking up five birdies on the back nine to shoot a 6-under 66 Thursday in the opening round.
Matthew Griffin shot a 7-under 65 Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Australian Open at The Lakes.
says Graeme McDowell will make his PGA Tour debut in Hawaii.
You’ve no doubt heard stories over the years about Masters rookies who had turned down invitations to Augusta National, not wanting to go there unless they had qualified for the iconic tournament?