News for Wednesday, May 11, 2011


News 2011 May 11


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New logo options for the European Tour

European Tour Seve logos

There has been some discussion over the past week about changing the European Tour logo to a picture of recently-deceased Seve Ballesteros. Check out a few of Golfweek's ideas.

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Nine items of note before start of The Players

It’s hot and humid, and there’s a grueling 72-hole competition on deck.

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Players: Defending champ Clark still sore

Saw Tim Clark this morning. The defending Players champion, sidelined most of the year because of right elbow injury, shook my hand using his left hand.

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Golfweek’s Best: Municipal Courses (2010-11)

Golfweek’s Best: Municipal Courses (2010-11)

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Many top munis are championship-caliber tests

Golfweek’s Best Municipal Courses (2010-11)

Municipal Courses list looks a lot like last year’s list, with the top six courses remaining unchanged.

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Hate to be Rude: Two Gloves and more

Hate to be Rude

These days, Tommy Gainey is turning heads for more than his trademark black gloves. As Jeff Rude writes, he’s also playing some pretty good golf.

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Results: U.S. Open local qualifying

The following individuals advanced to sectional U.S. Open qualifying. The 2011 U.S. Open will take place June 16-19 at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md.

In this issue: May 13, 2011

Inside the May 13, 2011 issue of Golfweek:

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NCAA women playing with regional fire

says the women’s game needs to change its NCAA regional format.

After a few escapes at last week's NCAA regionals, it's time for the women's game to change its regional format. Lance Ringler explains.

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The Players Championship: The par 3s

The par 3s at Sawgrass

The par 3s at Sawgrass - Nos. 3, 8, 13 and 17 - can make or break a round. A look at what the players will face at this week's Players Championship.

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Golfers, family gather for Seve’s funeral in Spain

With the sound of a bagpipe filling the air, some of Europe’s greatest golfers joined family, friends and local residents Wednesday for the funeral of Seve Ballesteros in his native fishing village in northern Spain.

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Toy Box notes: All Nike for Lucas Glover

As evidenced by his bushy beard, Glover likes to do things his way. He is one of only a few professional golfers using a square driver (Nike SQ Sumo Squared Tour, 9.5 degree).

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5 shots that demonstrate Seve’s artistry

Seve Ballesteros was an artist, the likes of which we’ll never see again. Here are five shots to prove it.

Wildman picks: Which lower seed will advance?

After all the excitement from the NCAA women’s regionals, during which lower-seeded teams such as Minnesota, Coastal Carolina and Washington advanced to nationals, I thought I’d make some predictions.

Commentary: Seve's artistry may never be matched

Seve is laid to rest

On Wednesday, the world buried an artist. Not a traditional artist, but maybe the greatest artist the game of golf has ever seen. Our Alistair Tait reflects on Seve Ballesteros.

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Miceli: The Players is not the fifth major

The Players Championship never has been the fifth major to me, likely because I was a history major in college and I respect the history of the game, which is generally four majors.

Rodenhaver replaces Hanna as Maryland coach

Jason Rodenhaver, the current women’s coach at the University of Maryland, will add head-coaching responsibilities for the men’s program under a new position as director of intercollegiate golf, athletic director Kevin Anderson announced Tuesday.

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The Players Championship: Bocce ball tourney

Players: Bocce ball tourney hosted a bocce ball tournament on the beaches of Ponte Vedra, with stars Paul Casey, Ryuji Imada and Bo Van Pelt participating. Check out the fun pictures.