News for Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Futures Tour apologizes
The Futures Tour apologized to rookie Sarah Brown and promised changes after mistakenly disqualifying her in a dispute over wedge grooves.
Seiji Liu off to Harvard
Being a pro golfer might be the dream shared by all this week at the Canon Cup. But as Jim McCabe writes, Seiji Liu has a different plan.
Good thing for Carl Pettersson that the PGA Tour amended its cut policy two years ago.
The Oxfordshire, a 50-room hotel and spa northwest of London near the M40 motorway, opened this month, complementing the existing Oxfordshire Golf Club.
The PGA Tour makes its inaugural stop at the Greenbrier Classic this week. Who are the Fantasy Aces picking?
Fans will be able to bring their cell phones on the course at next month’s Wyndham Championship.
Inside the July 30, 2010 issue of Golfweek:
reports that Ping unveiled a new line of Scottsdale putters at The Greenbrier Classic
The name Scottsdale is part of Ping lore. The original Ping Scottsdale Anser putter is one of the most highly sought golf clubs in the world.
Marquette hired former Northwestern associate head coach Steve Bailey as its head men’s golf coach, MU announced Tuesday.
explains why one amateur is relishing his chance to play at the Greenbrier.
Jonathan Bartlett walked from his nearby home to the first tee at the Greenbrier’s Old White Course for a date with destiny.
Kyle Lewis (1991-2010)
Kyle Lewis, a University of Oklahoma signee, died Monday in a single-car accident, just hours after playing in his final high-school golf tournament. He was 18.
The European Tour has added a tournament in Bahrain to its schedule, bringing to five the number of events it will hold next year in the Middle East.
Managing swing thoughts
The range is for practice and the course is for playing the game. So how does a successful golfer separate the two? James Achenbach explores.
The greatest strides recently made by manufacturers trying to reach the COR limit may be in fairway woods, especially 3-woods. James Achenbach explains.
previews two great amateur events this week – the Porter Cup and Pacific Coast Am.
The summer is rolling along and there are two more great tournaments this week –the Porter Cup and the Pacific Coast Amateur. Here’s what you can expect . . .
spoke to West Virginia basketball coach Bob Huggins about the PGA Tour’s visit to the Greenbrier.
If West Virginia had a Mount Rushmore, Bob Huggins’ face would be on it. He took WVU, his alma mater, to basketball’s Final Four this spring in his third season back in Morgantown.