News for Tuesday, September 21, 2010


News 2010 September 21


UC Irvine’s Greil balances golf, running, MMA

Few people who say golf is a marathon, not a sprint, actually have any experience running long distances.

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Finchem ‘cautiously optimistic’ about future

PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem expects three or four tournaments to be without a title sponsor going into the 2011 season.

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Middle Tennessee flies high at Golfweek event

says Middle Tennessee arrived and left in style at the Golfweek Conference Challenge.

Shortly after the final round of the Golfweek Conference Challenge, Whit Turbow’s squad was taking its time leaving Spirit Hollow Golf Course because, like some of the big boys in college golf, it, too, has the luxury of having its own plane waiting for the team.

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Iowa romps to Conference Challenge title

Iowa wins Golfweek event

Iowa’s Vince India and Chris Brant led the Hawkeyes to a runaway victory Tuesday at the Golfweek Conference Challenge. Sean Martin reports.

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Notes: Lehman wins Payne Stewart Award

Tom Lehman never won an award that brought so much honor and so many mixed emotions.

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Pepperdine rolls to Husky Invitational title

Pepperdine shot a final-round 281 and breezed to a season-opening victory Sept. 21 at the Kikkor Golf Husky Invitational.

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Shin may skip LPGA events this fall

explains why those in the U.S. may not see Jiyai Shin anytime soon.

Jiyai Shin headed East after the event in Arkansas and might not come back to this side of the world anytime soon.

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Caddie Waldman advances in Q-School

Caddie Q-school-bound

When the tour went dark, caddie Brett Waldman grabbed his own bag and advanced to the first stage of PGA Tour Q-School. Jim McCabe reports.

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Georgia men poised for super season

says Georgia, still smarting after missing NCAAs, is poised for payback this season.

Georgia, still smarting after missing the NCAA Championship, is poised for payback this season. Ron Balicki reports.

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Mizuno introduces new JPX, MP irons

Mizuno introduces new irons

Mizuno is introducing three new forged irons plus a new cast iron for next year, each with the reduced grooves. James Achenbach reports.

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Q&A: Alabama junior Hunter Hamrick

caught up with Alabama junior Hunter Hamrick, who says the Crimson Tide is ready for redemption.

Last year, Alabama did not end the year the way it wanted too. With a ninth place finish at the NCAA East Regional at Yale University Golf Club, the Crimson Tide were unable to advance to to the NCAA Championship.

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Kerr helps fight battle against breast cancer

explains what LPGA star is leading the fight against breast cancer.

There is a lot of pink-colored attire popping up on the LPGA and PGA tours. It adds a colorful twist to the fairways, but there is also a powerful message behind the garb – breast cancer awareness.

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Masters to add hour of early TV coverage

The Masters is adding an extra hour of television coverage next year.

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On the range: Illinois’ Scott Langley

Langley on the range

Illinois’ Scott Langley keeps his game sharp with two coaches and one message: simplicity. Sean Martin reports.