News for Thursday, December 15, 2011
has given a verbal commitment to Auburn.
Will Long of Gastonia, N.C., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Auburn.
has given a verbal commitment to Florida.
Sierra Sims of Austin, Texas, has committed to play for the University of Florida after graduating in 2013.
The 2012 Nationwide Tour schedule will feature one more event than last year -- up to 27 tournaments -- and the developmental circuit’s first foray into Chile.
says even in the crowded Cabo golf market, Diamante stands out as a special experience.
Three years ago, during my first visit to Mexico’s Los Cabos, I jumped on an ATV and drove across enormous dunes to see the planned site for two Jack Nicklaus golf courses.
Bradley S. Klein: Sandia Golf Club provides a compelling counterpoint to its namesake mountains.
As golf courses raise their environmental awareness, many have flocked to Audubon International for validation. In some cases, that recognition might be for the birds.
Enough of the USGA bashing. In 2011, the organization took definitive steps to promote the game and help assure its future growth.
Top-ranked Luke Donald has added the European Tour’s golfer of the year award to his PGA Tour player of the year honor for 2011.
Two-time major champion Sandy Lyle of Scotland and British commentator Peter Alliss have been selected for the World Golf Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2012.
Lee Westwood shot a career-best 12-under 60 Thursday to lead the Thailand Golf Championship by five strokes over John Daly.
American teenager Lexi Thompson has taken a two-shot lead after the second round of the Dubai Ladies Masters.
England’s Ian Poulter shot a 6-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead after the first round at the Australian Masters on Thursday.
One man’s dying wish? To tell a top-tier rules official that years ago, he had cheated in a USGA qualifier.