News for Thursday, January 21, 2010
KAUPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii – Fred Couples and Tom Watson are featured on the larger-than-life Mitsubishi Electric Championship posters that greet travelers at tiny Kona International Airport.
Whether or not Woods was in a Hattiesburg sex addiction clinic, neighbors made one thing clear Thursday: They want the paparazzi out.
Wilson squashing competition
It’s January, so you know what that means: The 2009 Metropolitan Golf Association Player of the Year and Stanford freshman-to-be, Cameron Wilson, doesn’t have his hands on a golf club – only a squash racket. Brian Giuffra explains.
has narrowed her college decision to two schools.
Erynne Lee, No. 5 in the Golfweek Junior Rankings for the 2011 class, told Golfweek she has narrowed her list of college choices to Stanford and UCLA.
reports Sue Kim is leaving Denver after her first semester, with her sights on Q-School at the end of the year.
Add Sue Kim’s name to the list of college freshmen who lasted only one semester. Kim, 18, left Denver in December and moved with her parents to La Quinta, Calif.
Golfweek writers look back at one golf’s most special and surreal moments, the day Jack Nicklaus won the 1986 Masters.
New audio recordings are being released from the Tiger Woods car crash investigation
On an April Sunday 20 years ago at Augusta, Jack Nicklaus created memories for a lifetime.
gives a rundown of the seven amateurs who received invitations to the Kraft.
The Kraft Nabisco Championship has extended invitations to seven of the nation’s top amateurs, one more than is usually given.
Adidas is launching new signature golf shoes in 2010. They will feature personal touches and designs from two of the LPGA's hottest players.
can’t wait to try out Powerbilt’s “nitrogen charged” clubs for the second time.
Powerbilt is touting its new line of Air Foil irons. The heads of these irons are “nitrogen charged” – literally, pumped full of pressurized nitrogen. Powerbilt insists the technology will do wonders for your game.
Heavy rains have forced the postponement of the second round of the Bob Hope Classic.
With an unusual flurry of media requests (even for him) to discuss his 70th birthday on Jan. 21, Jack Nicklaus revived his annual “State of the Bear” news conference last week.
Australia’s Michael Curtain shot a 6-under 66 on Thursday to take a one-shot lead in the New Zealand PGA.
Five marquee spring events
Are you ready for some college golf? Ron Balicki takes a look at five big events that kick off the spring season and could shape the postseason.
Ian Poulter shot a 7-under 65 Thursday to share a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Abu Dhabi Championship.
Golfweek Senior Nat’l Champ.
A rookie and a veteran stole the show at the Golfweek Senior National Championship at the Doral Golf Resort’s Great White Course in Miami.
Paul Lawrie is heading back to the future. The Scotsman is hoping to get back into the same groove that saw him win the 1999 Open Championship thanks to the R&A and USGA.
explains why not everyone on the PGA Tour is hauling in big-money equipment deals.
Spend some time with the newer faces on the PGA Tour, guys who’ve come up through the mini-tours, and you get a true sense of the business landscape.