News for Tuesday, May 18, 2010
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:
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.
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.
Michelle Wie splashed her way around the course, determined to get in a full practice round for the Sybase Match Play Championship.
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.
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.
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.
has given a verbal commitment to UCLA.
Jonathan Garrick, No. 12 in the class of 2012, has given a verbal commitment to UCLA.
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.
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.
In the fashion world, what goes around comes back around. Little did we know that this applies to the game of golf, too.
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.
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.
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.
Golfweek writers pick which teams will advance to the NCAA Championship at The Honors Course in Chattanooga, Tenn.
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.
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?
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.
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.