News for Wednesday, August 24, 2011
There was never any question about his golf game. Even less of an issue, however, was Paul Harney’s devotion to his family.
A day at Marquette
Marquette’s golfers, emboldened with a blueprint to improve and the optimism to get there, pack up for a new season. Asher Wildman
Webb Simpson, winner of the Wyndham Championship, is a Titleist staff player. Take a look at his bag.
Only a few matches were completed Wednesday at the U.S. Amateur, but Harris English's win against Andrew Yun was one of them. It effectively ended Yun's Walker Cup hopes.
Ernie Els sure didn’t look to be down in the dumps for someone who has tumbled so far in the FedEx Cup.
Walker Cup hopeful Andrew Putnam is getting advice from brother, caddie and Tour player Michael at the U.S. Am.
says the 41 mid-amateurs didn't fare well in stroke-play qualifying for the U.S. Amateur. Only two remain.
When the 111th U.S. Amateur Championship commenced Monday at Erin Hills and Blue Mound Golf Club, the starting field of 312 players contained 41 mid-amateurs - those 25 years and older.
McConnell Golf LLC has acquired TPC Wakefield Plantation from the PGA Tour in Raleigh, N.C., and Burroughs & Chapin Golf Management and Myrtle Beach National Co. have merged.
Nathan Smith fell Wednesday in a 20-man playoff for the final four spots on the U.S. Amateur match-play bracket, but you'll see him again next month at Royal Aberdeen for the Walker Cup.
takes a look at how the match-play bracket at the U.S. Amateur is shaping up.
The two semifinalists who advance out of the upper half of the U.S. Amateur bracket definitely can say they earned their spots in the Final Four.
Gregor Main birdied two of his final three holes Wednesday to earn medalist honors at the U.S. Amateur. Ryan Lavner says there will be little time to celebrate before match play.
A popular item this week at the U.S. Amateur is the Erin Hills bucket hat. In fact, it was so popular, it sold out by Wednesday.
Scott Langley is trying to redeem himself at the U.S. Amateur after a lackluster summer.
Hate to be Rude
‘Low risk’ and ‘brain surgery’ don’t belong in the same sentence, but that’s how J.B. Holmes describes his upcoming operation after a dizzying withdrawal at the PGA. Jeff Rude
Europe isn’t lacking potential captains for the Ryder Cup, and it appears popular Irishman Paul McGinley is the top candidate for the role in 2014 at Gleneagles.
says Nicole Zhang will return to Notre Dame this fall, just not to the Irish roster.
Nicole Zhang, No. 47 in the Golfweek/Sagarin rankings last season, has decided to quit the team at Notre Dame and is considering a transfer in 2012.
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. 20 on the board with the Stanford men and Pepperdine women.
Pitch for Fort Wayne event
Amanda Blumenherst is making a push to bring an LPGA event to her hometown of Fort Wayne, Ind. in the next couple of years.
Fantasy tips: The Barclays
Steve Stricker has won twice on Tour this season, and two of our fantasy experts are saying that he will make it a third this week at The Barclays.