News for Wednesday, November 17, 2010
The British golf unions’ strategy of sending their top amateurs, such as England's Andrew Sullivan, to play in faraway places is paying dividends on the pro circuits.
Tiger Woods returning to Australia for the third straight year is a fairly safe bet considering the Presidents Cup will be held in 2011 at Royal Melbourne.
The Ladies European Tour says nine candidates have declared an interest in hosting the Solheim Cup between Europe and the United States in 2015.
The European Challenge Tour will make its first stop in India for the inaugural Gujarat Kensville Challenge, which opens the season Jan. 13 at Kensville Golf Club, near Ahmedabad.
Branden Grace can see the proverbial promised land.
U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell provides the main story line in this week’s $2.5 million UBS Hong Kong Open, but the sub-plots are just as intriguing.
Teen Rashid Khan signaled his medal intentions with a hole-in-one on the opening day of the Asian Games golf tournament.
Asian golf’s top young stars are being assembled to take on Europe in the fifth edition of the Royal Trophy, with Naomichi “Joe” Ozaki announcing five additions to his team this week.
The Tour de las Americas Tour gets a preview of its growing stature with the Official World Golf Ranking next month with its inaugural Latin American Tour Championship – thanks to the help of the Canadian Tour.
takes his hat off to the four Tour players who participated in a skins game for charity in Mexico.
With all the money thrown around in golf these days, it’s nice to know some players can say thanks and show appreciation that goes beyond the Herculean effort of hoisting one of those oversized cardboard winner’s checks.
How do you warm up for PGA Tour Q-School? Well, if you’re Adam Bland, you nearly win the Australian Masters.
Cross one notable name off the field of entrants for the second stage of the PGA Tour qualifying tournament.
has given a verbal commitment to UNLV.
A.J. McInerney has given a verbal commitment to stay home and play for the hometown UNLV Rebels. McInerney, who is ranked No. 8 in the 2012 class, made visits to UNLV, Stanford and San Diego.
Annika Sorenstam will make a rare pro tournament appearance Thursday when she participates in the Pebble Beach Invitational.
Woods rebuilding his image
Nearing the one-year anniversary of his Thanksgiving night car crash that wrecked his image, Tiger Woods clearly is entering a rebuilding stage.
caught up with Ben Crane at the Titleist World Golf Fitness Summit.
Video Boy, fresh off a $1 million victory in the CIMB Asia Pacific Classic, made a cameo appearance Nov. 13 at the Titleist World Golf Fitness Summit.
IMG Media and the Asian Tour announced a 12-year deal that will create a joint-venture production company designed to enhance the circuit’s TV business worldwide.
John Daly’s dramatic weight loss might help him get around the golf course a little easier, but it hasn’t come without its problems.
First Tee leader forum
Fifty teenagers got a behind-the-scenes look at the golf industry at this week’s First Tee Future Leaders Forum. Julie Williams reports.