News for Friday, March 26, 2010
says Natalie Gulbis is moving on from a missed cut at the Kia Classic.
What happened to Natalie Gulbis? Well, she didn’t hit many greens. Gulbis said she hit five greens on Thursday and 10 in the second round. She missed the cut by a mile, shooting 78-75.
Hee Kyung Seo, playing on a sponsor’s exemption, shot a 5-under-67 on Friday to take the lead while Michelle Wie also shot a 67 to pull into contention after two rounds in the inaugural Kia Classic at La Costa.
says Byeong-Hun “Ben” An had a memorable experience at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Byeong-Hun “Ben” An missed his first PGA Tour cut this week at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, but it was tough to tell from the expression on his face.
has given a verbal commitment to Mississippi State.
Ally McDonald has given a verbal committment to play golf at Mississippi State according to Michael Nanney, her high school golf coach at Itawamba Agricultural High School.
says Christina Kim is sporting a new look that involves a chain and a fedora.
Christina Kim, always a colorful character, debuted a new look this week at the Kia Classic. She walked the La Costa fairways wearing a fedora hat and a chain attached to her yardage book (think Justin Timberlake).
says the Callaway Match Play proved why match play is a completely different animal in college golf than stroke play.
In a recent Lance & Asher podcast, Asher said Washington can’t even win a match play event.
Garth Mulroy shot a 5-under 66 Friday to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Chitimacha Louisiana Open.
Sam Saunders was at the driving range Friday morning after an up-and-down round a day earlier. He took a swing, glanced over and saw his grandfather staring sternly in his face.
Ginger Brown-Lemm has been named the new women’s golf coach at Mississippi State, the school announced Wednesday.
Nick Price and Chip Beck each shot a 6-under 66 for a share of the lead Friday after the first round of the Champions Tour’s Cap Cana Championship.
San Diego State cruised to a 22-stroke victory Friday at the Barona Collegiate Cup.
Bay Hill… Babe Hill, there really is no difference this week at the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando, Fla. With an assortment of tight-fitting polos, bright spring colors and some very fit men – it leaves the ladies no choice but to drool over more than just the pros’ golf games. All sound too good to be true?
Sara Doell has been named coach of the new women’s golf team at Seton Hall.
Louis Oosthuizen and Sam Hutsby shot 63s to lead the Andalucia Open, while defending champion Soren Kjeldsen had to contend with a nudist while playing a shot in the second round Friday.
Mickelson opens week with 58
Phil Mickelson shot 58 Monday on his home course. He hasn't duplicated that feat at Bay Hill, but after a second-round 67, he's just one back of the leaders entering the weekend. Sean Martin reports.
says Louis Oosthuizen is yet another player whose Masters invite hinges on a win.
Add Louis Oosthuizen to the list of players desperately seeking a win in order to earn a Masters invitation. As Sean Martin writes, Oosthuizen is also looking for his first European tour victory.
National title up for grabs
Good luck predicting this year’s NCAA Division I women’s golf champion. As Julie Williams writes, we could be in for one of the best postseason races in recent memory.
For players wondering what it will be like to play golf with Tiger Woods when he returns, Ben Curtis can speak from experience. It might be a little different.
explains why Jack Nicklaus thinks Americans need to compete in more match-play events.
Want to breed a winning attitude? Compete more at match play. That’s the message from the game’s greatest player.
Whan’s optimistic approach
From calling sponsors, evaluating his team and even subbing as a Futures Tour caddie, LPGA chief Mike Whan tackles his job with a much-needed dose of optimism.
Davis Love III played 10 holes before making his par during a wild day that left him in a three-way tie for the lead with Ben Curtis and D.J. Trahan among early starters in the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
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