News for Wednesday, November 3, 2010


News 2010 November 3


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Battle for World No. 1 rages on at HSBC

The players and the props showed just how much the landscape of golf has changed at the HSBC Champions.

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Mickelson feeling healthy heading into HSBC

Lefty excited for future

After battling arthritis for most of the summer, Phil Mickelson enters the HSBC Champions feeling healthy again.

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Westwood unsure how long he can stay No. 1

It took Lee Westwood more than 16 years to reach the top of the world ranking, yet he has no great expectations of hanging onto the No. 1 spot for the rest of this year.

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GB&I names initial 23-man Walker Cup squad

says Stiggy Hodgson is the only returner named to GB&I’s initial 23-man Walker Cup squad.

Stiggy Hodgson is the only player who competed in the 2009 Walker Cup included in the 23-man Great Britain & Ireland Walker Cup squad named Nov. 3.

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Cutting Portland’s golf programs a sad story

is not happy to see the golf program at Portland eliminated to fit Title IX needs.

The news recently that the University of Portland is eliminating its college golf program, put simply, really has me incensed.

Ahn hopes to outshine LPGA stars at Mizuno

The LPGA wraps up its Asia swing this week and tour members will be challenged to end a three-year victory drought at the Mizuno Classic.

5 Things: Player's fitness pledge

Sit up and take notice. Gary Player turned 75 on Nov. 1. At least that’s what it says on paper. The body says something else. Ask the fitness freak how old he feels and he says, “I would say, realistically and honestly, that I am 40.” When the answer raises two eyebrows, Player responds, “I knew you’d get a shock on that.” Shocked, no. Inspired, yes.