News for Tuesday, May 17, 2011
News and notes on the eve of the NCAA Women's Championship at The Traditions Club.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Loritz Clark spent enough time on the business side of golf to know how to sell his new gig. Schedule and location.
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.
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.
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.
The recent death of Seve Ballesteros apparently will spur some changes to the European Tour.
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.
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.
France will host the Ryder Cup for the first time in 2018 on Le Golf National course near Paris.