News for Wednesday, March 2, 2011
says not playing in the Honda Classic Pro-Am gave him time for reflection.
No Pro-Am responsibilities give PGA Tour rookie Nate Smith time to spray his home for bugs and reflect on missed opportunities.
explains how the Pacific men’s team has stayed busy during a month of downtime.
It has been about a month since the University of Pacific men’s team has seen action at a college event. But the Tigers have hardly been sitting around taking it easy.
Jack Nicklaus doubts his lead in Grand Slam titles will last, because he anticipates that Tiger Woods’ slump will end.
says Luke Donald stuck with his Mizuno MP-62 irons and won the WGC-Match Play.
Perhaps Luke Donald, winner of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, should inspire amateur golfers to adopt his philosophy when it comes to golf equipment.
Waldorf Astoria profile
Despite redundancies, Waldorf Astoria Golf Club illustrates Rees Jones' evolving style. Bradley S. Klein reports.
Here is how Waldorf Astoria stacks up by the numbers:
says Arkansas and San Diego State lead this week’s thumbs up/thumbs down.
What a week it was in college golf. Comebacks and letdowns, surges and declines on the leaderboards. Let’s go over all the juicy details in this week’s thumbs up/thumbs down.
Tebow sparkles at Honda
This year’s Honda Classic is going to need a pretty big Sunday to match the frenzy Tim Tebow brought to Wednesday’s pro-am festivities.
explains why Karrie Webb, a winner in Singapore, is still among the world’s best.
Karrie Webb became the second player in LPGA history to cross the $16 million mark in career earnings (Annika Sorenstam is the other) with her victory last week in Singapore.
Mike Davis doesn’t know how many days he spends on the road a year, just that it’s a lot.
sheds light on Mike Davis’ rise to USGA executive director.
Mike Davis, who made a reputation as an innovative course setup man, was named the USGA’s executive director on Wednesday.
Hate to be Rude
Jeff Rude says it makes sense to move the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, but the big question remains: Where?
says after a disappointing 2009-10 campaign, it’s high tide in Tuscaloosa.
When the 2009-10 season ended, Alabama coach Jay Seawell was about as down as at any time in his coaching career.
5 Things: Honda Classic
Three of the top four players in the world are in the field this week at the Honda Classic. Sean Martin reports from PGA National.
updates the race for college player of the year.
With two of the three leading player-of-the-year candidates – Florida’s Bank Vongvanij and UCLA’s Patrick Cantlay – in action this week, here’s an update on the race for season-ending awards: