News for Tuesday, February 8, 2011


News 2011 February 8


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Euro Ryder Cup captain to have fewer picks

Europe is changing its Ryder Cup qualifying process to strengthen its team through the world ranking and reducing the captain’s picks to two players.

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FSU, others need to find form quickly

says teams such as Florida State had better hope for a quick turnaround this spring.

Was I surprised when I saw that Oklahoma State won the Amer Ari Invitational last week on Hawaii’s Big Island? Or that Texas, UCLA, Georgia Tech and Southern California followed in the standings?

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Finchem: Tour won’t stop TV viewer call-ins

PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem wants to see more common sense used enforcing penalties for rule violations phoned in by TV viewers but he says halting their input completely is “not an option.”

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Golfweek Fantasy Tip Sheet: Pebble Beach

Tip Sheet: Pebble Beach

The PGA Tour returns to the Monterey Peninsula this week for the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. See whom our fantasy experts picked.

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Rookie diary: A homecoming at Pebble Beach

says this week’s AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am is a home event.

We are lucky enough to be playing this week on the Monterey Peninsula, at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

Wildman’s Q&A: Michigan coach Andrew Sapp

spoke with Michigan coach Andrew Sapp, whose team will play in the Big Ten Match Play.

Today on Wildman’s Corner, I caught up with Michigan coach Andrew Sapp. The Wolverines and the rest of the Big Ten conference are headed to Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., this week to play in the Big Ten Match Play.

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Tiger, Westwood, Kaymer paired in Dubai

Premier pairing in Dubai

Lee Westwood, Martin Kaymer and Tiger Woods – Nos. 1-3 in the world ranking – will be paired together for the first two rounds in Dubai.