News for Tuesday, May 18, 2010


News 2010 May 18


Top 5 from Round 1 at the NCAAs

explains why the short par-5 18th at Landfall is providing excitement at NCAAs.

Five thoughts from Round 1 at the NCAA Women’s Championship:

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USC, Song lead at NCAA Championship

NCAA Women’s Championship

USC sophomore Jennifer Song (right) will turn pro after the NCAA Championship. She’s trying to go out on top. Julie Williams reports.

LPGA returns to Montreal area in 2011

The Canadian Women’s Open will move next year to the Hillsdale Golf and Country Club in Mirabel, Quebec. The tournament will be held Aug. 25-28, with an expected purse of $2.25 million.

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Wie to open with Prammanasudh at Match Play

Michelle Wie splashed her way around the course, determined to get in a full practice round for the Sybase Match Play Championship.

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FSU assistant Malloy pulling double duty

Chris Malloy has had a busy spring traveling the country as an assistant coach for the men’s and women’s teams at Florida State.

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No-nonsense Hedwall on target at NCAAs

NCAA Women’s Championship

Oklahoma State’s Caroline Hedwall has one mission at the NCAA Women’s Championship: Hit it far, find the hole. Beth Ann Baldry reports.

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Caddie’s bid for role reversal comes up short

Veteran PGA Tour caddie Brett Waldman returned to his roots as a player to take on the challenge of a Monday qualifier for this week’s HP Byron Nelson Championship.

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Garrick (No. 12, 2012) commits to UCLA

has given a verbal commitment to UCLA.

Jonathan Garrick, No. 12 in the class of 2012, has given a verbal commitment to UCLA.

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How to make a 102-foot putt at NCAAs

says Tulane’s Samantha Troyanovich made a 102-foot eagle putt in Round 1 at Landfall.

The final hole at the Country Club of Landfall might look intimidating, but so far it has proven to be the biggest aid to players’ scorecards.

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Doctor who treated Woods charged in U.S.

The Canadian doctor with ties to Tiger Woods and other athletes has been charged in the U.S. with unlawfully treating professional football players with unapproved drugs, including human growth hormone.

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Fashion studs are back after weekend wins

In the fashion world, what goes around comes back around. Little did we know that this applies to the game of golf, too.

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Some gripes at Euro Tour’s flagship event

BMW PGA Championship

The European Tour has held its marquee event – the BMW PGA Championship – at Wentworth since 1984. But changes to the course this year have sprung some complaints. Alistair Tait reports.

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Nationwide notes: Hicks on road to PGA Tour

Martin’s Nationwide notes

Justin Hicks hasn’t played a PGA Tour event since 2008, but that could change after his victory last week at the Nationwide Tour’s BMW Charity Pro-Am. Sean Martin reports.

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Exercise gear: Start training

Exercise gear: Start training

Many golfers have their favorite exercise devices. Here is a collection of golf warm-up equipment, training tools or exercise gear for the home or course, each costing less than $100.

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Staff picks: NCAA Men’s Regionals

Golfweek writers pick which teams will advance to the NCAA Championship at The Honors Course in Chattanooga, Tenn.

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NCAA Men’s Regionals preview

Regionals start Thursday

The NCAA Men’s Regionals kick off Thursday, with 81 teams vying for a spot at the NCAA Championship, which will be played June 1-6 at The Honors Course in Chattanooga, Tenn.

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Top 10 women’s players of past 10 years

Top 10 women of 2000s

After 10 weeks of counting down the Top 10 Women’s Players of the Past 10 Years, we've come to No 1. Was there any doubt is was going to be Arizona’s Lorena Ochoa?

Stricker hoping for return at Colonial

reports that Steve Stricker is hoping to return next week at Colonial.

Steve Stricker is itching to get back to work and hopes to play next week at Colonial Country Club.

It comes down to three teams at Landfall

says it would be great to see an upset, but only three teams can win the NCAA Women’s Championship.

The NCAA Women’s Championship gets underway Tuesday at the Country Club of Landfall. Twenty-four teams from around the country are here to try to win the championship . . . well, actually there are a bunch of teams here to play golf and only a few that will compete for the trophy.