News for Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Johnson promoting white metalwoods
To celebrate the one millionth white-headed metalwood sold in the United States in 2011, TaylorMade will send a disguised Dustin Johnson to deliver a prize to an unsuspecting golfer.
Padraig Harrington still puts his money on Tiger Woods breaking Jack Nicklaus’ record 18 professional majors.
When she was pounding the ball off the tee as a 15-year-old, it was thought that Michelle Wie would be well into a dominating golf career by the time she was 21.
Before qualifying for the U.S. Amateur at Erin Hills, Mike Ignasiak hadn't been to Milwaukee since his career with the Brewers ended in 1995. The city has been good to him this week. Sean Martin.
Second-round play was delayed for more than three hours Tuesday at the U.S. Amateur, leaving Blayne Barber and the rest of the field with much to think about. Ryan Lavner.
introduces Ben Geyer, who is at the top of his game this week at the U.S. Amateur.
When the morning wave of players finally completed the weather-delayed second round of stroke play at the U.S. Amateur at almost 5:30 p.m., three players topped the leaderboard at 7-under 135.
uncovered a few little-known facts from Erin Hills Golf Course, site of this week's U.S. Amateur.
For a course that is only 5 years old, Erin Hills understandably wouldn't yield many historical anecdotes. Yet, Asher Wildman uncovered a few gems from the site of this week's U.S. Amateur.
The next time Patrick Cantlay tees off for a tournament at CordeValle Golf Club in San Martin, Calif. – a track on which he’s already won – the stakes will be considerably higher.
What began as a joke on team picture day resulted in a three-tournament suspension for the men’s golf team at Bethany College, a Lutheran school in Lindsborg, Kan., that competes at the NAIA level.
says Tulane is hoping to quickly find a new head women's coach as J.T. Horton heads to Clemson.
After four years in New Orleans, J.T. Horton is going home. The native Georgian and former head coach at Tulane was named the first Clemson women’s coach on Aug. 19, a job he begins immediately.
Former LPGA player Janet Coles has been hired as the head women’s golf coach at Dartmouth, as announced by the university Aug. 22.
FYG: Charles Howell III
Charles Howell III finds himself back in contention with the shot shape that got him to tour. Sean Martin.
College golf is just a few short weeks away. To get you ready, Asher Wildman is breaking down the top 60 men's and women's teams from last year's Golfweek/Sagarin rankings. Today, it's No. 21 on the board with the Virginia men and Iowa State women.