News for Wednesday, May 26, 2010


News 2010 May 26


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Michelle Jarman practices accounting and golf

Jarman balances two

Michelle Jarman has found a way to hold down a full-time job while still competing on the Futures Tour. As Julie Williams writes, she's struck a good balance.

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Gulbis remains friends with Roethlisberger

LPGA golfer Natalie Gulbis played a round of golf with ex-boyfriend Ben Roethlisberger and called the troubled Steelers quarterback "a great guy."

Ianello promoted to head coach at Arizona

Arizona promoted third-year assistant Laura Ianello to head women's golf coach on Wednesday.

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How did we forget about the course?

realizes now why he shouldn’t have overlooked Purdue at the NCAA Women’s Championship.

Yes, I did say Southern California was going to win. And yes, I did think the tournament was over when the Trojans improved their lead from two to seven shots after 36 holes. But, I should have been able to figure out one important clue that nobody was really talking about: the golf course.

Junior Fantasy picks: Thunderbird International

The Thunderbird International will be played this week in the Arizona desert. To celebrate the occasion, we enlisted our Golfweek staffers to make their picks for the AJGA’s third invitational of the season:

Red-hot Fujita books Pebble Beach ticket

It’s not just the Asian young guns who are stamping their authority on the global golf scene this year.

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Ishikawa, Aoki: Marquee pairing on Japan tour

In what promises to be an intriguing matchup, young gun Ryo Ishikawa and veteran Isao Aoki go head-to-head in the opening two rounds of this week’s Diamond Cup Golf.

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Senior stars ready for first major

Couples. Langer. Watson. Torrance. Lyle. The game's iconic names are ready to extend their legacies at the 71st U.S. Senior PGA Championship. But don't overlook the lesser-known: Boonchu Ruangkit arguably is the hottest player in the field.

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Woods confirms he’ll play Memorial

Tiger Woods has just confirmed on his Web site what another Web site announced a day earlier – that he would play in next week’s Memorial Tournament.

Storms always worse on the Nationwide Tour

on why Sunday rainstorms scare Nationwide Tour players the most.

Monday finishes are an inconvenient necessity on the PGA Tour. Clint Jensen, a career mini-tour player, probably wishes play could go an extra day on the Nationwide Tour.

LPGA still looking for new home for major

Locust Hill Country Club is hosting the LPGA Championship for the first time next month, and LPGA commissioner Mike Whan says he's still looking for a permanent home for the event.

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Fuzzy’s spirits are up this week

explains why Fuzzy Zoeller’s spirits are up this week at the Senior PGA Championship – and the Indy 500.

If Fuzzy Zoeller makes the cut at the 71st Senior PGA Championship that begins Thursday, he’ll be concerned about his driving. But Ed Carpenter’s driving also will be on his mind.

In this issue: May 28, 2010

Inside the May 26, 2010 issue of Golfweek.

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Davies leads field at Ladies Slovak Open

Brit Laura Davies is the marquee name at the inaugural Allianz Ladies Slovak Open at Gray Bear Golf Course this week. A winner in Germany less than two weeks ago, Davies will make her first-ever visit to Slovakia for the Ladies European Tour event that offers prize money of €350,000.

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Madrid Masters preview: Sergio needs a spark

Spanish golf fans are in for a treat this week with the return of Sergio Garcia to the Madrid Masters. Maybe a trip home is just what Garcia needs to get him out of his current lethargic state.

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Hate to be Rude: A president plays through

Hate to be Rude

A leisurely round at Dallas National turns into a national-security issue when George W. Bush plays through. Jeff Rude waved No. 43 on by.

LPGA exhibition Brazil Cup returns to Rio

Defending champion Catriona Matthew and Rolex Rankings No. 9 Angela Stanford headline an international field at the HSBC Brazil Cup 2010 this weekend outside Rio de Janeiro.

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TLA event places focus on Peruvian golf

The historic city of Lima, founded in 1535, will be the center of Latin American golf this week as host of the Toyota Peru Open 2010 – the fourth official event of the Tour de las Americas’ season.

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Clark has unfinished business at Colonial

In his first start since his maiden win on the U.S. PGA Tour two weeks ago, South African Tim Clark goes to Colonial Country Club for the Crowne Plaza Invitational with a little unfinished business on his mind.

Grow-the-game strategist to lead New Zealand Golf

New Zealand Golf has appointed Dean Murphy as its chief executive officer.

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Senior PGA lands sponsor through ’14

Senior PGA sponsorship

KitchenAid hopes its sponsorship of the Senior PGA Championship will spark urban renewal in Benton Harbor, Mich. – which is near its corporate home and the major’s host city in 2012 and ’14.

Junior diary: School’s out, golf’s in for the summer

is done with finals and ready for a summer of golf. Up first: The AJGA’s Thunderbird International Junior.

I am going to pat myself on the back because we got out of school Friday and I think I did pretty well on all of my finals. It has been a great few days out of school because it has finally warmed up and I have gotten in a lot of practice time.

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Woods to play in British Open exhibition

Tiger Woods will take part in a challenge event featuring former British Open champions before the 150th tournament begins at St. Andrews.

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Fantasy Aces: Crowne Plaza at Colonial

Golfweek's Fantasy Aces make their picks for the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial.

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Junior elite gear up for Thunderbird event

AJGA Thunderbird preview

After a top-20 finish on the PGA Tour, Jordan Spieth is back in action this weekend at the AJGA’s Thunderbird International. As Ryan Lavner writes, Spieth will have some stiff competition at the year’s third invitational.