News for Thursday, January 7, 2010
Lucas leads in Hawaii
Talk about a hot streak. Lucas Glover went 9 under par in a nine-hole stretch – which included two eagles – to take the early lead at the SBS Championship.
U.S. leads in Argentina
Peter Uihlein continued his hot streak Thursday as he and the rest of Team USA took the lead after the second round of the Copa de las Americas.
Canadian Nick Taylor has been selected as an Olympic Torch Bearer for the Winter Games in Vancouver.
What’s next for Thompson?
All Alexis Thompson wants to do is play golf. Thoughts of college and LPGA Q-School can wait for this 14-year-old phenom.
PGA Tour season starts
The 2010 PGA Tour season started Thursday at the SBS Championship. The 28-man field is the smallest since the event moved to Maui in 1999.
It looked like an act of desperation last year when Retief Goosen, whose pure stroke brought him a pair of U.S. Open titles, switched to the belly putter at the start of the season.
Taylor Travis informed UCLA’s coaches Wednesday that he is leaving the program. Travis was an AJGA All-American and No. 52 in the Golfweek/Titleist Junior Rankings when he signed with UCLA in April 2008.
Richard Sterne shot a bogey-free 7-under 66 Thursday for a five-way tie after the first-round lead at the Africa Open.
reports Geoff Ogilvy has become a full-fledged company man for Acushnet.
Geoff Ogilvy starts the 2010 season flying the flag for not one, but two of Acushnet Co.’s top brands: Titleist and FootJoy.
has a cure for the cold-weather blues: outerwear from Sunice.
Bundle up with Sunice gear before you head to the course or golf dome during the winter season.
Y.E. Yang referred to it as a miracle, and he wasn’t talking about his PGA Championship victory over Tiger Woods that made him first Asian-born man to win a major.