News for Monday, February 1, 2010
has given his verbal commitment to Illinois.
Alex Burge (N/R, class of 2011) has made a verbal commitment to play golf at the University of Illinois.
Ping chairman John Solheim reminded the PGA Tour on Monday that it cannot make a separate rule to ban Ping Eye2 wedges, the 20-year-old clubs that led Scott McCarron to claim Phil Mickelson is “cheating” by using them.
Cal up at Arizona Intercollegiate
California shot 25 under as a team Monday at the Arizona Intercollegiate to take the 36-hole lead. Bears freshman Michael Weaver was tied for the individual lead.
has given her verbal commitment to UCLA.
Erynne Lee told Golfweek she has given a verbal commitment to UCLA. Lee had narrowed her list to Stanford and UCLA and had taken unofficial visits to both campuses.
See what the winners had in their bags this week.
Results from the 2010 women's conference championships.
Results from the 2010 men's conference championships.
says to watch out for Phil Mickelson and Callaway during the Super Bowl pre-game show.
Callaway becomes the first standalone golf company to sponsor a portion of the Super Bowl telecast.
On the range: Ryan Moore
Spend a day with Ryan Moore on the practice range and you’ll quickly learn one thing: The guy keeps it simple. Sean Martin explains.
talked to Estanislao Guerrero, an amateur who Monday-qualified for the Farmers Insurance Open, about golf in Tijuana.
Estanislao Guerrero, an amateur from Tijuana, Mexico, Monday-qualified for the Farmers Insurance Open. Guerrero, 24, graduated from Old Dominion in ’08 with a degree in finance and economics.
Ai Miyazawa, of Japan, shot 9-over 153 (77-76) at Black Diamond Ranch’s Ranch and Quarry Courses in Lecanto, Fla., and won the FCWT’s Black Diamond Ranch Challenge in a playoff.
Adam Schenk, of Vincennes, Ind., shot even-par 144 (71-73) at Black Diamond Ranch’s Ranch and Quarry Courses in Lecanto, Fla., to win the FCWT’s Black Diamond Ranch Challenge by two shots.
No, 2009 wasn’t the best of seasons for the Rhode Island entry of Billy Andrade and Brad Faxon. The former decided it was time to put a halt to his playing career; the latter continued to struggle with his game.
is adjusting to life on the PGA Tour. Read his latest rookie diary entry.
Not a great week at the Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego. After a nice dinner with my college coach from Northwestern, Pat Goss, and the Habigs, who housed me for the week, I arrived in Redondo Beach Saturday night. I am staying with a grade-school friend who I haven't seen in five years while preparing for The AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
explains how Amanda Blumenherst could win an LPGA event and still not be on the tour’s money list.
Fans won’t have to wait long to see rookie Amanda Blumenherst in action on the LPGA. The good news: She received sponsor invitations to the season-opening events in Asia – Honda PTT LPGA Thailand and HSBC Women’s Champions.
Among the many things to appreciate about the great state of Texas is this: There is an abundance of great discounts to be found at top-flight tracks across the state.
Bradley S. Klein, Golfweek’s architecture editor, notes that the municipal spirit is alive and well at Torrey Pines.
West devotes energy to Riviera
Jerry West lends star power to an event in need of a big shot, focusing his ultra competitiveness on returning Riviera to a can’t-miss Tour stop.
Callaway Golf senior vice president Jeff Colton goes one-on-one with James Achenbach.
White belts are more than just a trend, they're a golf wardrobe staple. See which pros are sporting this fashion and why you should have one in your closet.
SAN DIEGO — Scott McCarron is not backing away from his opinion that Phil Mickelson or anyone else on the PGA Tour should not be using the Ping-Eye 2 wedges with square grooves.
Cathrea a budding superstar
Casie Cathrea qualified for an LPGA event last fall, then promptly made a hole-in-one. But she’s not content stopping there. This 14-year-old Cali kid has her sights set on big things in 2010. Julie Williams explains.
You thought Groovesgate caused a stir this week at Torrey Pines? Wait until you see the next set of grooves to hit the market, according to the Monday Scramble.
The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Agency says leading Australian amateur golfer Daniel Nisbet has been given an 18-month ban by the Court of Arbitration for Sport for the possession of a prohibited substance.