News for Wednesday, January 13, 2010


News 2010 January 13


Daly: ‘My goal is to get my card’

A year after he was serving a six-month suspension from the PGA Tour, John Daly has yet another chance this year.

Faxon comes off the bench for injured Singh

explains why Brad Faxon had to check in for Vijay Singh during the Sony Open pro-am.

As relief efforts go, Brad Faxon scripted one that would have made Jonathan Papalbon of his beloved Red Sox jealous.

Els, Goydos share passion for Sony Open, Waialae

They don’t share a lot in common, but their passion for Waialae CC and the Sony Open is one of them.

Callaway sets up shop in India

reports on Callaway’s plans to tap what many believe will become golf’s next big market: India.

Hoping to capitalize on golf’s growing global popularity, Callaway Golf opened its sixth overseas unit.

Man arrested over fake Gatorade labels

Authorities have arrested a man accused of replacing labels on dozens of Gatorade bottles in Colorado with ones that had a picture of Tiger Woods and his wife and the word “unfaithful.”

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Will Ogilvy sign with Travis Mathew?

wonders if Geoff Ogilvy is close to signing a deal with Travis Mathew.

With Ogilvy no longer representing Puma, speculations circle about which clothing company will endorse this champion golfer.

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Ishikawa to make 2010 PGA Tour debut in LA

Ryo Ishikawa, the 18-year-old star who won the money list on the Japan Golf Tour last year, will make his first start of 2010 on the PGA Tour at the Northern Trust Open at Riviera.

Mediate, Waldorf, Gulbis to appear on ‘CSI’

Rocco Mediate, Duffy Waldorf and Natalie Gulbis will play themselves in an upcoming episode of “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.”

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Woods won’t get free GM vehicles anymore

General Motors Co. says an agreement with Tiger Woods that allowed the fallen golf star to have free access to its vehicles is over.

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Donald signs new deal with Mizuno

reports that Luke Donald has signed a new three-year deal with Mizuno.

Luke Donald signed a new deal with Mizuno this week to keep him in the fold for three more years, sources told Golfweek. The terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Now living in Georgia, Fujikawa back at Sony

He is miles from home, but very much at home. Confusing? Not really. It’s the new world for Tadd Fujikawa, the lovable and still young (he turned 19 last Friday) golfer from Hawaii.

Van de Velde at Asian Tour Q-School

How do you say, “Avoid the bleachers and the burn?” in Thai?

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‘Everyone wants to get in’

introduces some Tour hopefuls who lined up for the Sony Open qualifier with just a dream and a ticket to paradise.

Armed with a dream and a ticket to paradise, PGA Tour hopefuls line up for Sony Open qualifier. Jim McCabe reports.

Buick out as courtesy car provider in San Diego

From 1992-2009, the Buick Invitational has supplied courtesy cars to the players in its field. But in 2010, the event – now called the San Diego Open – will not supply players with courtesy cars.

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Fantasy Aces: Sony Open in Hawaii

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The Fantasy Aces are surfing over to Honolulu for the Sony Open this weekend. Who's going to catch the biggest wave? A man from Wisconsin is looking pretty good.

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The high-end luxury of Loro Piana

Ashley Crain explains that Loro Piana has some high-end pieces that work on and off the golf course.

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Hate to be Rude: West Coast wonder

Hate to be Rude

Good news for a Tigerless Tour: Phil Mickelson returns in two weeks at the San Diego Open. As Jeff Rude writes, it can’t come soon enough.