News for Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Supporters of public golf in the Bay Area saw one of their favorite local courses take a hit this week.
Christian De La Cruz of San Antonio, Texas shot 4-over 148 (72-76) at Traditions Golf Club in Bryan, Texas to win the TJGT’s Traditions Fall Invitational at Texas A&M by five shots.
Sierra Sims of Austin, Texas shot 6-over 150 (77-73) at at Traditions Golf Club in Bryan, Texas to win the TJGT’s Traditions Fall Invitational at Texas A&M by one shot.
PGA, Canadian tours partner
The PGA and Canadian tours finalized an agreement that will help the cash-strapped Canadian circuit continue its operations and could have an impact on the PGA Tour’s qualifying process.
Tom Lehman now has won player of the year at every stage of his career.
Golf journalist Dan Jenkins has been selected for the World Golf Hall of Fame.
When it opened in 2003, Windsong Farm Golf Club had big ambitions. Or its owners did, anyway.
has given a verbal commitment to Houston.
Matthew Scobie of Ajax, Ontario has given a verbal commitment to play golf at the University of Houston.
Lotta Wahlin made seven birdies for a 6-under 66 Wednesday to take a one-shot lead over Becky Brewerton after the first round of the Dubai Ladies Masters.
Top 10 LPGA storylines
Beth Ann Baldry: There were no wins from Michelle Wie, Paula Creamer, Morgan Pressel or Cristie Kerr - but there were plenty of wins by Yani Tseng. The top 10 LPGA storylines from 2011 . . .