News for Thursday, January 7, 2010


News 2010 January 7


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Glover leads SBS Championship with 66

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.

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Team USA leads Copa de las Americas

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.

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Canadian Taylor to carry Olympic torch

Canadian Nick Taylor has been selected as an Olympic Torch Bearer for the Winter Games in Vancouver.

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LPGA not on Thompson’s mind . . . yet

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.

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PGA Tour season gets under way in Hawaii

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.

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Notes: Goosen keeps belly putter for training

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.

Travis leaves UCLA, looking to transfer

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.

Sterne shares lead at Africa Open

Richard Sterne shot a bogey-free 7-under 66 Thursday for a five-way tie after the first-round lead at the Africa Open.

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FootJoy adds Ogilvy to its tour roster

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.

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Bundling up with Sunice

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.

A Korean influence at PGA Tour opener

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.