News for Monday, June 21, 2010
Kimberly Kim shot a 5-under 66 to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the Women’s Public Links on Monday.
Brittany Altomare cruised to a 4-shot victory at the Women’s Eastern Amateur, posting a 4-under 212 to leave the majority of the field in the dust.
After a five-year hiatus from collegiate golf, Mary Moan will assume head coaching responsibilities at Bradley University. Moan previously coached at Yale from 2000 to 2005.
has a few suggestions to recognize the elite players in college golf.
I am the biggest college golf homer out there, but after seeing what two of the top players in the game did this week in the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, well, I think it’s safe to say these kids can play.
See what the winners had in their bags this week.
says Cobra’s signing of Alexis Thompson reveals as much about the brand as the phenom’s potential.
It always helps to know who you are. A sense of identity is critical to an individual’s well being – and perhaps, even more so for a company’s brand.
Estanislao Guerrero won the Southwestern Amateur Championship June 18 with big help from a final-round 65.
Jake Nutter and Sarah Bae took home the North & South Junior Championship titles on June 17 by close margins.
The Tour de las Americas continues to bolster its schedule with the addition of the Colombia Open. The tournament is scheduled for July 29-Aug. 1.
The U.S. Golf Association announced that the 2018 U.S. Amateur and 2019 U.S. Open will be held at Pebble Beach Golf Links.
Players loses sponsor
The PGA Tour has lost a primary sponsor of its flagship event. UBS, a sponsor of The Players Championship since 2005, has decided not to renew its long-term agreement. Adam Schupak reports.
Derek Chang shot a final-round 7-under 64 June 19 to finish at 13-under 271 and repeat as the Southeastern Amateur champion.
Kyle Peterman called it a “USGA type of day” at the Monroe Invitational.
Tanner Kesterson, of Plano, Texas, shot 9-under 271 (69-64-70-68) at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C., to win the AJGA’s FootJoy Invitational by one shot.
In each of the five previous majors staged at Pebble Beach Golf Links (four U.S. Opens and the 1977 PGA Championship), the “chalk” has ruled.
Women’s golf has a new No. 1 player in Ai Miyazato of Japan.
says Gregory Havret’s U.S. Open run began far from Pebble Beach.
Gregory Havret’s improbable run never would have taken place if not for two putts holed thousands of miles from here and weeks before the U.S. Open started.
When Phil Mickelson made his birdie attempt from off the green on the opening hole Sunday, the gallery roared its approval. The fans were prepared to see Lefty charge.
McDowell wins U.S. Open
The best part of Graeme McDowell’s U.S. Open victory. As Dan Mirocha writes, it was sharing it with his father, Kenny.
Europe’s drought at the U.S. Open is over. Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland claimed victory as all the big names slid down the leaderboard. He’s the first European to achieve the feat since Tony Jacklin did it 40 years ago.
Three Europeans are leaving the U.S. Open with different feelings after each came in believing he could be the victorious one – never thinking another lesser-known Euro would steal his glory.
When the final round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach was over, Ernie Els could say he had his chances. He, however, could not convert, which is how a little-known European named Graeme McDowell found himself holding the trophy.
Gregory Havret likely isn’t a household name just about anywhere. But that’s bound to change with his performance Sunday at Pebble Beach.