News for Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Woods downed by Bjorn
Flashes of the old Tiger Woods emerged Wednesday, but as we've seen for the past year, something was missing. Jeff Rude explains.
has the news and notes from Round 1 of the WGC Match Play Championship.
J.B. Holmes felt he needed to clear the air with the man he’ll play in Thursday’s second round of the Accenture World Match Play Championship.
Bjorn tops Tiger at Match Play
After an errant drive at the first playoff hole, Tiger Woods lost his first-round match to Thomas Bjorn at the WGC Match Play.
Like many U.S. companies, Biershenk Golf Investments, LLC, is in the midst of a recovery after some rough years.
Cink defeats defending champ
Halving the sixth with double bogeys, Stewart Cink and Ian Poulter proved just how wild the match play format can be Wednesday in Arizona.
Match Play live chat
Our Golfweek experts live-chat the opening round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. Join the discussion!
Poulter out in Arizona
Matteo Manassero of Italy made an impressive debut as the youngest player ever at the Match Play Championship, beating Steve Stricker as the wildest day in golf lived up to its reputation Wednesday.
Inside the Feb. 28, 2011 issue of Golfweek:
Bob Knott, a champion golfer and international course designer, has died. He was 65.
Matteo Manassero’s meteoric rise to prominence reached another level this week at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.
says Alabama leads this week’s thumbs up/thumbs down.
There were several teams that made some statement victories this past week, but there were also a few that failed to perform up to expectations. Let’s see who did well, and who disappointed, in thumbs up/thumbs down.
wonders how many more coaches will get to 6,000 career head-to-head wins.
For years, no one paid much attention to a team’s head-to-head won-lost record. All that really mattered was what place a school finished at a tournament.
For being the defending champion at the 2011 Accenture Match Play Championship, Ian Poulter you get to . . . tee off at 7:25 a.m.? When the temperature will be on the south side of 40 degrees?
The WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship is the most individual of PGA Tour pursuits, but it sure feels like it’s the U.S. PGA Tour versus the European Tour this week in the Arizona desert. Isn’t it imperative – if only for the health of pro golf – that they are all in this together?
Yani Tseng of Taiwan, the No. 1 player in the world, tees off at this week’s HSBC Women’s Champions with a chance to capture her fourth straight tournament title.
Mayakoba Tip Sheet
While the stars duke it out in Arizona, the rest of the PGA Tour tees it up at the Mayakoba Classic. See who our experts like this week.
Fired up at Match Play
They went to a PGA Tour event and the Ryder Cup broke out. This year's Match Play Championship has the players fired up, writes Jim McCabe.