News for Monday, July 25, 2011


News 2011 July 25


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Palmer drives hotel-museum project in Latrobe

says Arnold Palmer's latest venture is an amalgamation of a hotel, museum and economic catalyst for his hometown of Latrobe, Pa.

As prolific as he was in winning on the golf course, Arnold Palmer has enjoyed similar success in the business world. And in the latter, he’s showing no signs of slowing down.

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Augusta State to name McPherson as men’s coach

ASU to hire new coach

After all of the offseason turnover at Augusta State, the Jaguars will turn toward a familiar face to lead their men’s program. Assistant coach Kevin McPherson will be named head coach Wednesday.

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Winner’s Circle: July 18-24, 2011

See what the winners had in their bags this week.

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Edwin Watts continues expansion with Oklahoma debut

In pursuit of expanding its presence nationally, Edwin Watts Golf Shops LLC announced its entry into Oklahoma with the opening of its first store in the state.

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New Wave Group to acquire Ahead

New Wave acquires Ahead

New Wave Group AB, the parent company of Cutter & Buck, has reached an agreement to acquire Ahead, the headwear and apparel company.

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Evian agrees to major makeover

Evian Masters major changes

It's not everyday that a tournament becomes a major. Beth Ann Baldry reveals the behind-the-scenes negotiations that led to the LPGA's promotion of the Evian Masters.

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Tour notes: Faxon will move to Champions Tour

Faxon moving to Champions

PGA Tour notes: Brad Faxon will be taking his 28-year PGA Tour career and 702 Tour starts to the Champions Tour after he turns 50 on Aug. 1.

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No. 50: UNLV men, East Carolina women

Believe it or not, the start of another college golf season is just a few short weeks away. To get you ready, Asher Wildman will break down the top 60 teams for both the men and women. Today, it's No. 50 on the board with the UNLV men and East Carolina women.

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Walker Cup watch list: Great week for the U.S.

Walker Cup watch list

It was an impressive weekend for potential Walker Cup team members, with Harris English (pictured) and John Peterson finishing 1-2, respectively, at the Nationwide Tour event (where Peter Uihlein was ninth) and Patrick Cantlay placing ninth at the RBC Canadian Open.