News for Wednesday, May 5, 2010
Deadly floods prompt switch
Deadly storms ravaged Tennessee last weekend, prompting tournament officials of the State Open to move its signature annual event out of the state capital. Ryan Lavner reports.
Led by a dominant performance from junior Tim Madigan, New Mexico State defended its title Wednesday at the Western Athletic Conference Championship.
Hal Sutton beat Tiger Woods at his very best, a victory at The Players Championship that still resonates 10 years later.
explains why the USC players (and coach Gaston) were doing pushups Wednesday at the Central Regional.
When the Trojans walked off the 18th green Wednesday at Otter Creek Golf Course, they immediately dropped to the ground and gave USC coach Andrea Gaston 10 pushups (legit ones, not the girl kind).
Competitors in this year’s Lytham Trophy served as guinea pigs for the Open Championship due to take place at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club in 2012.
It has taken Alvaro Quiros quite a while, but he’s finally decided to make his debut in The Players Championship.
Fila is back and stronger than ever with a fashionable and racy golf collection. I chatted with Nancy Robitialle, the head golf designer of Fila’s North American division, about the brand and what it has planned.
English Walker Cup player Matt Haines will turn professional, Golf360 has learned.
You voted and the colors have been chosen. Now it’s time to select the shoe you most want to see in Kikkor’s 2011 women’s line.
Since Tiger Woods missed the cut last week by eight strokes at the Quail Hollow Championship, speculation has swirled regarding his relationship with his coach, Hank Haney.
Boycott threats long forgotten, Korea's leading players are focusing on their victory chances at this week’s GS Caltex Maekyung Open, OneAsia’s third event of the season.
Golfweek.com will be criss-crossing the nation over the next four weeks to bring you an up-close look at the 2010 NCAA postseason.
Sweden’s Henrik Stenson is preparing to defend his Players Championship title. His trip to the Bahamas last week wasn’t just a vacation but a key part of his preparation.
Zimbabwe’s Brendon de Jonge didn’t secure a spot in the Players Championship until Sunday night. Now he’s ready to make his first Players start.
talks to Ty Votaw, who says the timeline to identify a course to host golf’s return to the 2016 Olympics is fast approaching.
Ty Votaw, who helped orchestrate golf’s Olympic bid as executive director of the IGF Olympic Golf Committee, explained that it is still too early to tell how golf’s inclusion in the Olympics is affecting how resources are allocated to the game.
Red-hot AI Miyazato has a chance to topple Shin Ji-yai from her new-found perch when she takes her place in this week’s Ladies World Championship Salonpas Cup, the first "major" of the Japan LPGA Tour
Red-hot AI Miyazato has a chance to topple Shin Ji-yai from her new-found perch when she takes her place in this week’s Ladies World Championship Salonpas Cup, the first "major" of the Japan LPGA Tour season.
caught up with ’88 Players champ Mark McCumber, who knows disaster looms at No. 17.
We all know the par-3, 17th island hole at The Players Championship can be daunting, but even with a five-shot lead? You bet your life, says Mark McCumber, the 1988 champion.
says Michael Sim, who missed The Players with a shoulder injury, could return next week in Texas.
A spot in The Players Championship is just one of the perks that comes with finishing first on the Nationwide Tour money list. Michael Sim wasn’t able to take advantage of that perk, however, because of a right shoulder injury, the same ailment that kept the promising young Aussie from making his Masters debut earlier this year.
The teen sensation rewrote golf’s record books last week but will remain home for a recharge.
Hate to be Rude
Phil Mickelson said Tuesday at The Players that Tiger Woods ‘gets my best golf out of me.’ As Jeff Rude writes, that wasn't always the case.
Ringler’s Magic 8-Ball
Lance Ringler has been shaking his Magic 8-Ball for seven seasons of college golf. What does the ball predict for the NCAA Women’s Regionals?
Dillon, 11, makes history
Brooke Dillon won the Louisiana State Championship last month after rounds of 72-71, a noteworthy achievement for any high schooler. Thing is, Dillon is 11 years old. As Julie Williams writes, not much fazes this fifth-grader.
UC Irvine cruised to a 17-shot victory Tuesday at the Big West Championship, the Anteaters’ sixth conference title since 2001.
Tom Watson will receive the 2010 Byron Nelson Prize later this month at the late Hall of Famer’s namesake PGA Tour event.
got the scoop on the guest list and atmosphere from Rory McIlroy’s 21st birthday party.
A 21st birthday is always fun. When it comes just days after a $1.17 million payday, it’s even more special.
The eagerly anticipated professional debut of Italian 17-year-old Matteo Manassero on Thursday may be delayed.
A couple more teams are postseason bound and others are making summer plans. It’s time for Three up, three down with focus on the men’s game.
The Players Championship
Fantasy Aces -- The Players Championship
The Nationwide Tour is a place for career-defining moments, where minor-leaguers earn their long-awaited call-up to The Show.
Fred Couples withdrew from the Players Championship on Wednesday morning and will be replaced in the field by rookie Troy Merritt.
is fed up with co-players and co-coaches of the year. Pick one and stick with it, already!
It all boils down to philosophy when determining end-of-the-year awards. When it comes to coach and player of the year, there are many schools of thought.