News for Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Kang medals in steamy N.C.
Danielle Kang wanted one last shot at the U.S. Girls’ Junior, and she’s making the most of it this week at the blisteringly hot Country Club of North Carolina. Julie Williams reports.
says Victoria Tanco turned down an LPGA invitation to be at the U.S. Girls’ Junior.
Here’s something you don’t hear every day: Victoria Tanco turned down a sponsor exemption into this weekend’s Evian Masters so she could play the U.S. Girls’ Junior.
Help wanted: Justin Thomas needs a caddie. The way he’s playing, however, he may not need one.
Thompson medals at U.S. Jr.
Gavin Hall (left) shot 62, Jordan Spieth (right) birdied five of his last eight holes and Curtis Thompson earned medalist honors at the U.S. Junior Amateur. Ryan Lavner recaps a wild Tuesday at Egypt Valley.
Little drama and a little-known champion sent the British Open’s television ratings plummeting to a record low.
For years, one of the perks of making the Ryder Cup team was an automatic spot in the PGA Championship, as both are run by the PGA of America.
Intuition would tell you to wear your gym clothes to the course when you know you're going to sweat. Golfweek Fashion Editor Ashleigh Korzack is here to tell you otherwise.
Louis Oosthuizen never let the silver claret jug out of his sight as he celebrated into the morning hours at the Jigger Inn across from the 17th fairway at St. Andrews. If his seven-shot victory in the British Open felt like a dream, reality arrived when he awoke Monday.
has no problem boasting about Emma Talley’s game, even if the 16-year-old chooses to be humble about it.
The Country Club of North Carolina is thick with college coaches for stroke-play qualifying at the U.S. Girls’ Junior – 108 to be exact – and it’s a good bet that a fair amount have an eye on Emma Talley.
Inside the July 23, 2010 issue of Golfweek:
This week it is the ladies’ turn to travel across the pond to oh-so-stylish Evian-les-Bains, France, where one of our favorite fairway fashionistas, Ai Miyazato, will defend her title at the Evian Masters.
Hall shoots 62 at U.S. Jr.
Gavin Hall set a U.S. Junior Amateur record Tuesday, shooting 10-under 62 in the second round of stroke play. Ryan Lavner is on the ground at Egypt Valley with more.
Justin Thomas has tied the record for lowest nine-hole score at the U.S. Junior Amateur, carding a 6-under 30 on the back nine at Egypt Valley Country Club to take the clubhouse lead at 8-under 136.
Top am’s get N’Wide shot
The Children’s Hospital Invitational is the biggest tournament of the year for Nationwide Tour pros, but it also gives a stage to top college players like Scott Langley and Russell Henley. Sean Martin reports.
Is the game of golf en route to picking up a fifth major championship? None other than Peter Dawson, chief executive of the R&A, certainly thinks so. And, he says, it's destined to be staged in Asia.
says there is is only one thing that could bring Darren Clarke and Colin Montgomerie together.
The Ryder Cup is Europe’s great unifier. It brings strange bedfellows together. That’s why Colin Montgomerie named Darren Clarke as one of his vice-captains.
European Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie selected Darren Clarke, Thomas Bjorn and Paul McGinley as his vice-captains on Tuesday, saying they had the qualities to help the team regain the trophy from the United States.
Mark O’Meara withdrew from the Senior British Open at Carnoustie on Tuesday following the death of his father Bob at the age of 81.
has the trivia question of the day. Hint: One answer is Louis Oosthuizen.
Kudos to the crack communications staff of the Champions Tour, who delivered the golf trivia question of the day. It stopped production in the Golfweek newsroom – where’s Sean Martin when you need him? – for at least 5 minutes.
This past week was hot everywhere in the United States and I know I certainly experienced it in Birmingham, Ala.
secured her place in AJGA history at the Huntsville Junior. Read about it in her junior diary.
Wow, what a week. I had so much fun in Huntsville, Ala., at the AJGA Huntsville Junior presented by The Huntsville Athletic Club.
Tolver Dozier, of Dothan, Ala., shot even-par 213 (71-72-70) at The Ledges in Huntsville, Ala., and won the AJGA’s Huntsville Junior in a playoff.
Emma Talley, of Princeton, Ky., shot 15-under 198 (67-66-65) at The Ledges in Huntsville, Ala., to win the AJGA’s Huntsville Junior by 22 shots.