News for Wednesday, February 24, 2010



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Fowler backs car over clubs, damages driver

Rickie Fowler damaged his “gamer” driver with the flashy Oklahoma State-orange and black shaft and school mascot.

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Commentary: Junior Ryder Cup changing for the better

The Junior Ryder Cup has built a reputation over the last decade for becoming a biennial blowout. But that could change this year now that the teams’ selection processes are in line with each other, writes Eric Soderstrom.

Nothing like sleeping in your own bed

This week is a home game of sorts for many Tour players who consider the TPC Scottsdale practically their backyard.

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Getting to the bottom of slow play

I’ve received some interesting feedback about the pace of play blog I wrote. I have heard suggestions, criticisms, advice and tips.

Finchem hoping for Eye2 resolution

It’s been all quiet on the grooves front since the USGA and Karsten Co., makers of Ping equipment, met in Dallas on Feb. 11.

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Jones to captain U.S. at 2011 Solheim Cup

Rosie Jones has been chosen as the 2011 U.S. Solheim Cup captain. The news came as a bit of a surprise to the retired tour player, who received a phone call from LPGA commissioner Mike Whan several weeks ago.

Race for No. 1 heats up at HSBC Champions

World No.1 Lorena Ochoa will have to fend off a strong field if she’s to win her first tournament of the year at the HSBC Women’s Champions in Singapore.

Park finds drive after an errant 2009

Angela Park thought about quitting golf. Things got so bad last summer that she took all of August off to try and figure things out.

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Commentary: Hate to be Rude: Back to the future

If Tiger Woods makes the difficult transformation into becoming a people person and a giver, he has a chance to be a real hero. Is that asking too much? Jeff Rude weighs in.