News for Wednesday, May 19, 2010
says it’s a shame that top Americans aren’t supporting the Byron Nelson event.
Every Monday, Byron Nelson took out his personalized beige stationery with sky blue trim and jotted a short note of congratulations to the winner of that week’s PGA Tour event.
Erica Blasberg’s funeral
Mourners filled the California club where Erica Blasberg blossomed as a golfer Wednesday, bidding a heartbreaking farewell to the LPGA player whose death still remains a mystery. James Achenbach reports.
Golfweek got a chance to talk to Christina Kim and Keri Murschell of Keri Golf about their partnership and Kim's fashion sense.
LPGA golfers will encounter the same though conditions the men did at the Oakmont CC for the 2010 U.S. Women's Open
Missy Ringler has resigned as UNLV women’s golf coach, the school announced Wednesday.
NCAA Women’s Championship
Duke didn’t play well Wednesday at the NCAA Women's Championship. But it was tough to tell by looking at Alison Whitaker. As Julie Williams writes, the affable Aussie is soaking it all in one last time.
explains how one par 3 sank Arizona State’s second round at NCAAs.
What happened to Arizona State during the second round of the NCAA Championship? Hole No. 2.
USC leads by 7 at NCAAs
USC has taken a seven-shot lead through 36 holes at the NCAA Championship. Trojans senior Belen Mozo, meanwhile, is starting to show signs of her old, healthy self. Watch out, writes Beth Ann Baldry.
Golfweek editor Jeff Babineau writes a letter to our readers about our first edition of Golfweek For Her.
Christian Kim reflects now that her book is on store shelves.
Natalie Gulbis looks back at her first awkward moment while waring a skort.
LPGA star Pettersen
After suffering a back injury, Norwegian LPGA player Suzann Pettersen has turned into a workout machine.
Cristie Kerr's consistency in events and practice lead to success.
Jeff Babineau gets a deep tissue massage at the Spa at Doral after playing the Jim McLean Signature Course.
The Bath Escape and the Pinehurst Signature Massage highlight what The Spa at Pinehurst has to offer.
didn’t play as well as she had hoped, but still had a memorable week in Munich.
Last week I played the Ladies European Tour event in Munich, Germany. While we were there, the LET hosted a few events that showed us the local culture.
The Turquoise Wrap will make you look like a Smurf, but you'll feel better afterward.
experienced quite the adventure trying to qualify for the U.S. Women’s Open last weekend. Read about it in her junior diary.
Well this weekend was an adventure. Heading to my U.S. Women’s Open qualifier at U.S. Women’s Open at Shady Oaks Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas, we first drove to Arkadelphia, Ark., which took six hours.
Brittany Lincicome's exposure has grown with her career but she also stays true to her roots.
Read Ashleigh Korzack's column on how golf needs to update their stance on attire for women's golf.
Natalie Gulbis talks about what skin and makeup products she uses to keep her looking good on and off the course.
Euros take aim at World No. 1
The buzz on the eve of the European Tour’s BMW PGA Championship is on when and which European Tour player might replace Tiger Woods on the Official World Golf Ranking. Alistair Tait reports.
I had a very eventful week as I made my college decision. I verbally committed to Stanford University. I am so excited to have made a decision as it was a very difficult and stressful process. However, it was a wonderful experience and I was very fortunate to have some great opportunities.
Top finishers from each local qualifier will advance to one of thirteen 36-hole sectional qualifiers, to be played May 24 in Surrey, England, and Saitama Pref, Japan, and June 7 across the U.S.
Take a look back at the story behind the photo of LPGA golfer Jan Stephenson bathing in golf balls.
was flying high at the Valero Texas Open – literally, in a T-38 Talon. Read about it in his rookie diary.
The last few weeks I have had some ups and downs on the course, but overall I see a lot of improvements in my golf game. Things are without a doubt heading in the direction I want and I am very optimistic about the future.
Fantasy Aces heads to the Byron Nelson Championship.
says Adam Scott used his favorite Scotty Cameron putter, but with a new finish, to win the Texas Open.
Valero Texas Open winner Adam Scott used his favorite Titleist Scotty Cameron putter, a Studio Select Newport 2, but with a new finish called Experimental Black PVD.
LPGA golfer Anna Rawson juggles between jobs of being a professional golfer and a professional model.
Annika Sorenstam is just as competitive with her clothing line as she is on the golf course.
Chi Chi Rodriguez was robbed inside his home Wednesday by three assailants who stole cash and jewelry worth $500,000, police said.
Paula Creamer worked with Sundog Eyewear to create sunglasses with female style in mind.
Hate to be Rude
Tom Watson won Byron Nelson’s tournament four times from 1975-80. But that only scratches the surface of their bond. Jeff Rude explains.
Read Beth Ann Baldry's column on how adding hair and makeup artists to a shoot was uncharted territory for Golfweek and how the For Her issue came to be.
says in 10 years covering the NCAA Championship, this year’s version may be best.
This is the 10th NCAA Championship I have covered for Golfweek. It took all of about three minutes for me to decide that this year’s championship at the Country Club of Landfall was going to pass the “Ringler Championship Feel Test.”
Ryder Cup player Soren Hansen has been fined nearly $1.1 million for tax evasion.