News for Tuesday, March 8, 2011


News 2011 March 8


Tease photo

Fantasy Tip Sheet: Cadillac Championship

Cadillac Championship tips

Y.E. Yang has had a stellar two weeks, which didn't go unnoticed by our fantasy experts. Who else should fill out your squad?

Tease photo

Notes: Kaymer celebrates No. 1 in Arizona

Martin Kaymer celebrated his rise to World No. 1 without ever leaving America.

Tease photo

Scottsdale combines lavish living with priceless golf

Scottsdale, Ariz.

Lavish desert luxuries, million-dollar views and priceless golf make Scottsdale, Ariz., a real-world hit. Martin Kaufmann explains.

Tease photo

Woods, Mickelson paired together at Doral

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will be in the same group at Doral for the first time this year.

Tease photo

Toy Box: Sabbatini uses new driver, putter

says Rory Sabbatini put a new driver and a new putter in play at the Honda Classic.

Rory Sabbatini was grabbing headlines with his new putter (pictured), but he also took a new driver into play at the Honda Classic.

DuPre, acclaimed S.C. amateur, dies at 57

David DuPre, one of the most accomplished South Carolina amateurs in recent decades, died March 6, according to The State newspaper. He was 57 and had suffered from leukemia.

Tease photo

Equipment: Nike introduces Tour golf ball

New Nike golf ball

Nike Golf's new tour caliber golf ball – the 20XI – is scheduled to hit retail stores by May 1. James Achenbach reports.

Tease photo

Cal authoring a Jekyll and Hyde season

says California is putting together a true Jekyll and Hyde season.

Some of you may remember the book by Robert Lewis Stevenson titled “Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde.” It’s the story about a man with a dual personality – one side good, the other, well, not so good.

Q&A: Garrett Jones, 2007 Wisconsin grad

caught up with Wisconsin alumnus Garrett Jones to talk Big Ten golf.

The Big Ten has had several recent players move on to PGA Tour success.

Tease photo

Broadaway brings atypical grip to PGA Tour

Josh Broadaway: Feel player

Josh Broadaway proved last week at the Honda Classic that there still is a place for feel players with a love of the game. Jim McCabe explains.

Tease photo

Out of prison, Thorpe plans Champions return

Jim Thorpe exclusive

For Jim Thorpe, it's 10 months and $2 million – his tab after a federal tax-evasion conviction. Now that he has done the time, Thorpe plans to return to the Champions Tour.

Tour caddie released from jail after hearing

David Streza, caddie for PGA Tour pro Hunter Haas, was released from jail Monday after a hearing in Palm Beach Gardens on a charge that he had violated probation.

Tease photo

North Texas hopes to recapture glory days

North Texas men's golf

North Texas captured four consecutive NCAA titles in the '50s. Finally back into the top 25, the team is aiming to recapture its glory. Ron Balicki reports.

Tease photo

Uihlein to use Transitions as Masters prep

says Peter Uihlein is using the Transitions Championship as preparation for the Masters.

U.S. Amateur champ Peter Uihlein will spend his spring break at the PGA Tour’s Transitions Championship, as preparation for his first Masters.