News for Friday, September 10, 2010
Michael Putnam put up a second consecutive 66 Friday at Willow Creek Country Club in Sandy, Utah to take a one shot lead at the Utah Championship.
Cog Hill is taking a beating this week.
says Matt Kuchar and Charlie Wi employed very different strategies Friday at the BMW, but both were effective.
As for the BMW Championship midway co-leaders, one kept talking to his ill self for inspiration, the other looked at a message written on his pin sheet in order to stay patient.
Kuchar, Wi lead at Cog Hill
Matt Kuchar (right) battled sickness Friday at the BMW Championship, allowing Charlie Wi to catch him at 6 under for a share of the lead.
Nearly three weeks after her strange disqualification from a tournament in Oregon, Juli Inkster is still a bit vexed.
says Graeme McDowell is “leaking” information about Callaway’s new driver.
It’s that time of year again in the golf equipment industry when companies begin to turn their attention toward next year and a wave of product launches.
Phil Mickelson had a wild ride on the way to an even-par 71 in the second round of the BMW Championship. There was plenty good sabotaged by three bad drives.
At the moment, four Englishmen are among the top six during the second round of the BMW Championship.
Morgan Pressel shot a 5-under 66 Friday to take the early lead during the first round of the P&G NW Arkansas Championship.
takes a look at Golfweek’s Junior Rankings now that the 2010 players have moved on to the college ranks.
As a new college season starts, all 2010 graduates have been removed from the Golfweek/Sagarin Junior Rankings.
says Tiger Woods has work to do if he’s to make the Tour Championship.
If it’s not one thing, it’s another. That’s golf. For Tiger Woods, putting was the problem Friday at the BMW Championship.
offers four teams who missed last year’s NCAAs but could break through this season.
Augusta State won last year’s NCAA Championship after not qualifying for the previous year’s championship. Here are four teams that could qualify for the 2011 NCAA Championship (and even make their way into match play at Karsten Creek) after not making it to last season’s championship at The Honors Course.
has given a verbal commitment to Tennessee.
Chad Merzbacher, of Dublin, Ohio, has given a verbal commitment to Tennessee. Merzbacher is No. 35 in Golfweek’s rankings for the class of 2012.
Tiger Woods is now a long shot to get to the FedEx Cup finale.
Shiv Kapur of India shot a 2-under 68 to reach 8 under and joined Nicolas Colsaerts of Belgium in the lead after the second round of the Dutch Open.
explains what amateur event is making its return after more than a 60-year absence.
After being in hibernation for more than 60 years, the Southern States Four-Ball Championship is making its return to the amateur golf landscape.
Fred Funk, Michael Allen and Jay Don Blake shared the lead Friday after the rain-delayed opening round of the Champions Tour’s first event in Asia.
offers five thoughts in the wake of the Ryder Cup teams being finalized.
Less than a month to go before a little, ahem, “exhibition” match takes place at Celtic Manor, Wales. The phrase “golf was the winner” will get lots of airtime after the dust has settled. Here are a few thoughts as to why not everyone in golf is a winner when it comes the Ryder Cup:
Ron Balicki, aka “Wrong Ron,” and Lance Ringler, Golfweek’s college golf guru, make their picks for the upcoming men’s and women’s seasons.