News for Tuesday, May 17, 2011


News 2011 May 17


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5 Things: USC’s Salas hoping for fine finale

News and notes on the eve of the NCAA Women's Championship at The Traditions Club.

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Host Texas A&M relieved to play at home

Texas A&M/NCAA Women's

It took a few late birdies, but Texas A&M played its way into the NCAA Women’s Championship. As Beth Ann Baldry explains, the Aggies are hoping for some home cookin’ this week in Bryan.

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Staff picks: NCAA Women's Championship

NCAA Women's picks

Play begins Wednesday at the NCAA Women’s Championship. Golfweek’s college golf experts make their picks as the women battle The Traditions Club in Bryan, Texas.

Klein leaves San Diego State after 2 seasons

Emilee Klein has resigned as head coach of the San Diego State women’s team after only two years at the helm, the school announced Tuesday.

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Annika Sorenstam brings infant son home

Annika Sorenstam welcomed home her son, Will, on May 17 after he spent 57 days in the intensive-care unit of an Orlando, Fla., hospital. The homecoming was one month from Sorenstam’s original due date.

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Bethune-Cookman looks to build on success

Loritz Clark spent enough time on the business side of golf to know how to sell his new gig. Schedule and location.

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Staff picks: 2011 NCAA Men’s Regionals

2011 NCAA Men's Regionals

The NCAA Men’s Regionals kick off this week at six sites across the country. Golfweek’s college experts pick which teams will advance to the NCAA Championship.

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Play our LPGA Match Play Challenge and win huge prizes!

Play our Match Play game!

The return of brackets ... and this time it is the women's turn. Who is your favorite to win the Sybase Match Play? Azahara Munoz? Belen Mozo? Fill out your bracket to win a spot in the the 2012 Sybase Match Play Championship pro-am! Click here to enter.

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FedEx extends sponsorship of St. Jude thru ’14

FedEx/St. Jude news

FedEx Corp. is reprising its role as the long-time title sponsor of the PGA Tour’s Memphis stop, agreeing to headline the St. Jude Classic through 2014.

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Announcement expected regarding Euro logo

The recent death of Seve Ballesteros apparently will spur some changes to the European Tour.

Q&A: Notre Dame women’s coach Susan Holt

One year after Holt’s team made headlines at NCAA regionals for all the wrong reasons (senior Annie Brophy reported inaccurate scores and was disqualified), the Irish made good on the blunder.

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Levet, Van de Velde help bring ’18 Ryder to France

Tait: France gets '18 Ryder

Jean Van de Velde and Thomas Levet, two former Ryder Cup players, believe bringing the biennial competition to France in 2018 will push French golf to new heights.

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France selected to host 2018 Ryder Cup

France will host the Ryder Cup for the first time in 2018 on Le Golf National course near Paris.