News for Monday, September 13, 2010
Golfweek Div. III Fall Invite
For Matt Canavan, hydration has been the key to success at the Golfweek Division III Fall Invitational in Haines City, Fla. D.J. Piehowski explains.
Leave it to the PGA Tour to find the upside of Tiger Woods missing out on the Tour Championship.
A private tourism consortium in Vietnam has been launched to compete with southeast Asia’s top golf-and-beach destinations. Matt Nelson reports.
Illinois opened its season Sunday with a third straight win at the Wolf Run Invitational. The Illini, No. 18 in Golfweek’s preseason rankings, ran away with the championship, beating runners-up Central Florida and Ball State by 19 shots.
LSU picked up where it left off last year, rolling to victory Monday at the Gopher Invitational.
Close followers of college golf may have noticed that North Florida junior Sean Dale wasn’t in the lineup for his title defense at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate. Dale, a second-team All-American last season, missed the event with a deep knee bruise, North Florida head coach Scott Schroeder said.
Creamer flies in F-16
Paula Creamer flew in an F-16 with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds on Sept. 9 at the Air Force Reserve Base in Pittsburgh.
See what the winners had in their bags this week.
Alabama coach Jay Seawell finds himself in that position this season. Sure, the Crimson Tide have two proven performers coming back in Bud Cauley and Hunter Hamrick. But if Alabama is to bounce back from off-year last season, a pair of incoming freshman – outstanding ones at that – have to step up quickly.
Michael Putnam’s victory at the Nationwide Tour’s Utah Classic not only improved his chances of regaining his PGA Tour card, but made a difficult decision much easier.
Dustin Johnson had a memorable weekend at the BMW Championship, collecting a victory after what seems like a year filled with “major” mishaps, and looking classy and dapper as he strolled down the fairways.
A visit to the White House is one of the perks that comes with winning an NCAA title. Josh Gregory, who guided Augusta State to the 2010 NCAA Men’s Division I Golf Championship, didn’t accompany his team for Monday’s visit to the White House, though.
says Duane Siverson’s roots at Concordia College run deeper than golf.
If there’s a coaching record at Concordia College, odds are Duane Siverson is somehow associated with it.
Michelle Wie will end her season by playing in the Dubai Masters, the final Ladies European Tour event of the year.
2010-11 College Preview
For many talented youngsters who skip college and turn pro early, the chase for LPGA riches goes unfulfilled. Beth Ann Baldry reports.
While men’s professional golf is becoming a more difficult and risky vocation, the college and amateur experience has improved. Sean Martin reports.
Many top collegians do not end up having a prosperous professional career. That’s why it’s good to have a Plan B. Julie Williams explains.
shares his thoughts as college golf’s fall season gets under way.
This past weekend was sort of the kickoff to college golf, and it begins the fall season that will be over before you know it.
explains where Rickie Fowler is headed to prepare for the Ryder Cup.
Disappointed by his failure to make it into the Tour Championship? Still riding a high by his selection to the Ryder Cup?
The senior from Colombia posted rounds of 75-72-75 at the Wolverine Invitational to defeat teammate Cristina Marin by two shots and earn her third college title.
The Demon Deacons junior shot 72-66-68 for a 10-under 206 total to win the Carpet Capital Collegiate title by two shots over teammate Evan Beck. Bedford birdied Nos. 12 and 14, then hit 3-wood to 12 feet and made the eagle putt on the par-5 15th before closing with a birdie at No. 18. It was his second college victory.
The Panthers took a commanding win at the Wolverine Invitational, posting a 44-over 896 at the University of Michigan Golf Course in Ann Arbor, Mich. Florida International, which finished 2009-10 at No. 88 in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings, defeated runner-up Iowa State by 11 shots.
The Crimson Tide kicked off its 2010-11 season with a victory, closing with a 1-over 289 to win the Carpet Capital Collegiate.
Golf fashion trends catch on quickly, especially when a player has success while sporting the hot, new fashion. Example A: the wearing of sunglasses upside down and backwards on a player’s hat.