News for Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Tiger Woods will join two major champions and at least a dozen players from both Ryder Cup teams in his Chevron World Challenge in December at Sherwood Country Club.
says there’s more to Cheryl Grigg than a Round of 16 appearance at the USGA Senior Women’s Am.
It is haunting yet predictable that often we remember the exact years in which famous people died – for example, John F. Kennedy in 1963 and Martin Luther King in 1968.
has given a verbal commitment to Nevada.
Taylor Bickell, ranked No. 101 in the 2011 class, has given a verbal commitment to play at the University of Nevada.
It’s going to take a lot more money to stay on the PGA Tour this year.
uncovers the story behind Fiddlesticks Country Club, site of the USGA Senior Women’s Amateur.
Fiddlesticks, eh? ith the 2010 U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur being played here at Fiddlesticks Country Club, there are two obvious questions: Where did the name Fiddlesticks come from? What does it mean?
Auburn wins Jerry Pate
Auburn had three top-5 finishers en route to a victory Oct. 12 at the Jerry Pate Intercollegiate. Tigers freshman Niclas Carlsson was medalist.
OK State wins 2nd event
Oklahoma State captured the Jack Nicklaus Invitational on Oct. 12, its second team title of the fall. Peter Uihlein, Golfweek’s top-ranked player, posted another runner-up finish.
Former PGA champion David Toms will replace reigning British Open champ Louis Oosthuizen in the field at next week’s PGA Grand Slam of Golf. Oosthuizen withdrew from the event after damaging ligaments in his left ankle.
Colin Montgomerie fails at Ryder Cup history when he lauds his European team as having ended America’s dominance, Jim McCabe writes.
explains why the Brickyard Collegiate has become a can’t-miss event.
In most places, college golf suffers from a lack of identity. Not here in Macon. And not during Brickyard Week. Steve Harmon explains.
caught up with Indiana coach Mike Mayer to discuss Hoosier golf and the Ryder Cup.
Today in Wildman’s Corner, I’m joined by Mike Mayor, head coach of the Indiana Hoosiers. The IU coach has had some excitement the last couple of weeks with the Hoosiers playing well, and an inside-the-ropes look at the Ryder Cup.
Summerhays heading to Tour
After jump-starting his season with a runner-up finish in Athens, Daniel Summerhays is headed to the PGA Tour. Ron Balicki reports.
has given a verbal commitment to Notre Dame.
Tyler Wingo, No. 43 in Golfweek’s rankings for the class of 2011, has given a verbal commitment to Notre Dame.
Lee Westwood’s imminent rise to the world No. 1 ranking will cap a year in which golf’s balance of power has tipped from America back to Europe, Colin Montgomerie said on Tuesday.