News for Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Michael Whitehead was still getting over the sting of losing out on his shot to play in the U.S. Open when his phone rang Tuesday in Texas with news that took a little while to digest.
Ekey works to help 'Bama
If there’s anything Kathleen Ekey has learned in the past month, it’s to appreciate life’s gifts – no matter how they’re packaged. The Futures Tour winner is organizing an initiative to help victims of this spring's storms in Alabama.
The PGA Tour has been spending a lot of time in South America, and not just because of the Olympics.
Stricker triumphs with Titleist gear
Stricker triumphs with Titleist gear.
Since the invention of the steel golf shaft – when shafts first became hollow – golfers and clubmakers have tried to improve the performance of shafts by stuffing devices inside of them.
FIND YOUR RANGE OF MOTION BEFORE MOVING TO NEXT LEVEL
How does a golfer start a fitness program? How does any person, regardless of his or her golfing ability, get in shape to become a better or more consistent player?
Higdon leaves for NASCAR
David Higdon, the LPGA’s chief communications officer, is leaving the women’s tour for a position with NASCAR. Higdon has been with the LPGA since 2009.
Three tips from Haney
Hank Haney has three simple tips that any amateur golfer can follow. James Achenbach explains.
Woods out of Open
Injuries to Tiger Woods' left knee and Achilles' tendon are bad enough that he has decided to skip the U.S. Open for the first time since 1994.
says a big risk by Bud Cauley paid off Monday at U.S. Open sectional qualifying.
Bud Cauley took a chance with his options to play in this year’s U.S. Open. Then he made his decision pay off.
Local caddie enters St. Jude
Kip Henley is trading in Brian Gay's bag to pick up his own sticks for this week's FedEx St. Jude Classic.