News for Friday, October 29, 2010
The University of Portland has announced that it will discontinue its men’s and women’s golf teams at the end of the 2010-11 academic year. The university will add women’s crew to its list of intercollegiate sports beginning in the fall of 2011.
Hale Irwin shot his age for the first time on the Champions Tour, finishing with a 6-under 65 for a share of the first-round lead in the AT&T Championship with 2007 and 2008 winner John Cook, Larry Nelson, Chien Soon Lu and Mark Wiebe.
Colt Knost shot a 3-under 69 in windy conditions Friday for a share of the second-round lead with Joe Affrunti and Brendan Steele in the Nationwide Tour Championship, the last chance for all three to earn 2011 PGA Tour cards through the developmental circuit money list.
The opening wave of the PGA Tour’s first stage of Qualifying School is under way, with a number of notable players moving on to the second stage. Below is a breakdown of each qualifier.
U.S. charges at WATC
David Chung and the United States battled heavy rain Friday in Argentina, moving into fifth at the World Amateur Team Championship.
has given a verbal commitment to Troy.
Tolver Dozier of Dothan, Ala., has given a verbal commitment to Troy. Dozier is the No. 30-ranked player in Golfweek’s Junior Rankings for the class of 2011.
Martin Kaymer is unlikely to take over the No. 1 ranking from Tiger Woods after falling 11 shots behind leader Graeme McDowell at the Andalucia Masters on Friday.
With easygoing freshman Emily Tubert in the lead, Arkansas is only beginning to realize its potential. Julie Williams explains.
Turning Stone out as sponsor
Unable to find a tournament date that met its needs or the PGA Tour's, Turning Stone Resort announced it is canceling its championship after a four-year run.
Stephen Ames’s back injury will keep him from defending his title at next month’s Children’s Miracle Network Classic in Florida.
delivers some interesting tidbits about the field at the World Amateur Team Championship.
Turns out Jim Furyk isn’t the only player to find the winner’s circle after finding troubles with an alarm clock.
American Vicky Hurst and South Korea’s Song-Hee Kim shot 4-under 68s in chilly conditions Friday to share the first-round lead in the LPGA Hana Bank Championship.
Thai golfer Pariya Junhasavasdikul had five birdies over the last seven holes Friday for a 6-under 65 and a share of the lead after the second round of the inaugural Asia Pacific Classic.
Bruce Lietzke understands the uncertainty that most players feel when a tournament moves to a new course, especially ones put together by Pete Dye.