News for Monday, February 22, 2010
says winter weather has been tough to escape for college golfers, even in sunshine states.
A few years back it seemed like every event I attended and most I heard about had issues with rough weather. My memory was jogged when I heard Monday about some of the issues at several tournaments.
draws an analogy between a burger joint and the predicament of several players in Scottsdale.
In n’ out. I could totally go for a double-double animal style right now from the burger chain with a location right around the corner from TPC Scottsdale. But in this case, that’s been the status for several golfers hoping to make the field at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. One minute they are in, the next they are out.
John Daly has a new endorsement deal to go with those outrageously loud pants.
Thanks to the First Tee of Miami, Florida isn’t just a spring break destination for college students anymore.
says there are troubling signs of how golf is emerging in Asia.
The way Bruce Charlton tells the story, the global business that now is Robert Trent Jones II emerged almost accidentally – the result of slightly different interpretations of geographical boundaries between the firm’s patriarch and his son.
Crisis-management experts weigh in on Tiger Woods’ apology. Their take: The court of public opinion needs more evidence before forgiving – or condemning him.
See what the winners had in their bags this week.
Adams Golf has returned to the putter business for the first time since 2002.
Can’t figure out which shaft to use? Mizuno’s Shaft Optimizer has the answer for you.
The NCAA has announced that Grandover Resort in Greensboro, N.C., will be the site of the 2011 Division III men’s golf championship. The tournament will take place May 10-13, with Guilford College and the Greensboro Sports Commission co-hosting.
says to watch out for the English, as three of them are now ranked in the top 10 in the world.
While its isn’t the Revolutionary War and the Red Coats are not sailing into Boston Harbor, the English are finally making a big statement in the World Ranking.
Led by a 7-under 65 from freshman Cody Gribble, No. 9 Texas grabbed the lead Monday after two rounds at the Puerto Rico Classic.
Leave it to Adidas Golf to come up with a new and creative way to introduce its newest shoe. The next-generation Powerband 3.0 will be unveiled at this week's Waste Management Phoenix Open.
explains why professional golf adds up to a pretty good side gig for Illinois coach Mike Small.
Mike Small, the University of Illinois men’s golf coach, had a pretty good professional career before returning to his alma mater to transform the Illini into a national power.sea
The Knights finished one shot in front of Georgia State to win the Hurricane Invitational – UCF’s first tournament title in seven years.
The Bruins rallied in the final round with a 7-under 348 to claim a one-shot victory over Arkansas and Washington at the inaugural Battle at the Beach in Newport Beach, Calif.
The Aztecs freshman collected her second victory in five college starts at the Hurricane Invitational in Miami Lakes, Fla. Wong shot 69-74-74 for a 1-over 217 total and a three-shot victory.
The Aggies senior shot a final-round 65 for a 12-under 204 total and a two-shot victory – his first college title – at the John Burns Intercollegiate in Hawai
This time of year, there are few better places to tee it up than Arizona. The state is chockablock with tremendous golf courses, and there are good deals to be had.
Paul Casey promised to help a local charity after winning the Houston Open last year for his first PGA Tour victory. Tournament officials discovered Monday how serious he was.
Alabama’s RTJ Golf Trail
At first glance, Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail can be a little intimidating. James Achenbach made 11 stops and played 26 courses on the Trail, and offers one key piece of advice for players embarking on this golf dream trip: Pick the correct tees.
Who wears short shorts? Some LPGA players, that's who! It seems things are getting a little cheekier on the fairways of the LPGA.
Looking to ditch the hectic pace of everyday life? As James Achenbach found out, a trip to Fiji combines a relaxing, picturesque vacation setting with golf venues that test every aspect of your game.
For the seventh time in the past nine years, the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index was a better predictor than the Official World Golf Ranking of who won each match.
In the midst of a yearlong suspension by the PGA Tour for the use of performance-enhancing drugs, Doug Barron made his first appearance on the eGolf Professional Tour.
Roger Federer believes the worst is over for his “good friend” Tiger Woods and hopes to see him back on the golf course, local reports said Monday.
details her first trip to an LPGA event in Asia. (P.S. Make sure you take an elephant ride.)
To understand what the LPGA represents in the modern era, one almost has to travel outside U.S. borders.
Tiger Woods’ Friday statement probably was the most-watched 14 minutes in golf history. The Monday Scramble measures the impact.