News for Tuesday, January 25, 2011
says Tim Finchem's Tuesday comments may ruffle some feathers across the Atlantic.
Tim Finchem addressed the media Tuesday. It’s likely his comments weren’t just heard in this media tent in the parking lot of the Torrey Pines Hilton. His remarks likely will be heard across the Atlantic, as well.
Hooters of America was sold Monday, raising questions about the future of one of golf’s largest mini-tours.
Nike staff players Jhonattan Vegas and John Cook were victorious on the same weekend.
PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem is asking the USGA to review the Rules of Golf after two prominent players were disqualified for incorrect scorecards.
Bender preaches aim
Instructor Mike Bender preached the importance of proper aim in his address at the PGA Teaching & Coaching Summit. James Achenbach explains.
Tiger Woods can’t start a new year without being reminded of the last one.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he is no enemy of golf despite his concerns about elite golf courses on prime urban real estate in Caracas.
takes issue with GQ magazine's list of the 25 coolest athletes.
Two golfers made the GQ magazine’s list of the 25 coolest athletes of all-time: Arnold Palmer and Gary Player.
World Ranking hoopla
Much has been made about Tiger Woods slipping to No. 3 in the World Ranking. As Jim McCabe writes, there are far more interesting debates.
has his eye on an upcoming tournament that combines both Bermuda and Bacardi.
A lot of tournament announcement flow into my inbox, and most of them aren’t given a second thought. But one caught my attention because it combines one of my favorite destinations – Bermuda – with a great brand, Bacardi.
6 players to watch
Here are six players not named Tiger or Phil that Sean Martin is looking forward to seeing at Torrey Pines this week.
Here is a Rater's notebook of The Golf Club at Harbor Shores.
Harbor Shores profile
There is much to admire about The Golf Club at Harbor Shores, but costly green fees and excessive putting surfaces undermine the good intent.
J. Rhett Evans has been named the chief executive officer of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), the organization announced Tuesday.
Sergio Garcia says his love of golf has been restored after long periods away from the game to clear his head last year.
Tiger Woods offered an impromptu question and answer session on his Twitter page (@Tiger Woods) Tuesday.
Disabled Golfers Foundation
Through his Disabled Golfers Learning Foundation, Fred Brattain is changing lives on the links. Julie Williams explains.