News for Monday, March 28, 2011
Dellwood Country Club has changed its name to Paramount Country Club and hired architect Jim Urbina to restore its golf course, which was designed by A.W. Tillinghast in 1920.
says Tullymore adopted an unusual trade-in program this month in an effort to sell about a dozen spec homes.
The owners of the Resorts of Tullymore & St. Ives want to make you a deal on a new home. Sound familiar? There’s a twist. The Stanwood, Mich., resort will buy your current home if you buy a home at Tullymore.
See what the winners had in their bags this week.
The adage that “golf is a lifestyle” has become accepted wisdom, particularly among many in the design world.
Lyle Anderson starts over
Three years ago, Lyle Anderson's business collapsed. Now the developer who shaped Scottsdale is starting over with plans for a high-end eco-resort. Martin Kaufmann explains.
Monday Top Five
Despite another close call, we are still yet to see a 59 in college golf. Lance Ringler discusses that and the rest of this week's Monday Top Five.
Whitehead, a senior at Rice, won his first college tournament after posting a final-round 10-under 62.
Gonzalez-Escallon posted rounds of 70-71-68 for a 7-under 209 total to win the Battle at Rancho Bernardo by six shots.
Led by tournament medalist Laura Gonzalez-Escallon, Purdue won the Battle at Rancho Bernardo by seven shots over top-ranked Southern California.
says Japan’s devastating earthquake has shut down one of shaftmaker Fujikura’s plants.
The full effects of Japan’s 9.0 magnitude earthquake – and subsequent tsunami and nuclear crisis – won’t be known for years, but its immediate consequences certainly are being felt by golf equipment companies.
Playing without its No. 1 player, Peter Uihlein, Oklahoma State won The Duck Invitational.
Kendall Prince, of Lake Oswego, Ore., shot 7-under 139 (70-69) at San Ramon (Calif.) Golf Course to win the FCWT event by five shots.
Gustavo Chuang, of Rio Grande, Brazil, shot 1-over 145 (74-71) at San Ramon (Calif.) Golf Course to win the FCWT event by three shots.
says Brett Wetterich mounted a comeback of sorts with his win in Louisiana.
The Nationwide Tour had an interesting leaderboard for its first domestic event of 2011, with a former Ryder Cup participant beating out a collegian by a single shot. Brett Wetterich, making a comeback from injury after playing on the 2006 U.S. Ryder Cup team, won the Louisiana Open by a shot over Florida’s Andres Echavarria.
says Doug Barron is finally cashing Tour checks again.
Doug Barron is making money on Tour again.
Seahawks coach healthy again
North Carolina-Wilmington men’s coach Matt Clark is much better after a health scare in the fall. His Seahawks are much improved, too.
catches up with USF coach Chris Malloy to discuss his first year on the job.
Asher Wildman catches up with Chris Malloy, the first-year head coach at the University of South Florida.
Player diary: A rough week
Player diary: Nicole Noelle Smith had a reality check this week after not qualifying for the Kia Classic and a missed cut on the Futures Tour.