News for Monday, May 23, 2011


News 2011 May 23


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Begay proposes tribal model with Firekeeper

Begay opens Firekeeper

With the opening of Firekeeper, Notah Begay III proposes a tribal model based on economic hope. Martin Kaufmann explains.

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Long drive contest lures golfers to the desert

Long Drive Championship

The driver-challenged flock to the desert to hear Art Sellinger preach his long-drive gospel. James Achenbach reports.

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Whitworth leads U.S. to glory at Handa Cup

Hall of Fame leadership is a wonderful thing. It’s even better when five Hall of Famers can follow that lead.

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Couples (back) withdraws from Senior PGA

Citing back problems, Fred Couples has withdrawn from the Senior PGA Championship at Valhalla.

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Winner’s Circle: May 16-22, 2011

See what the winners had in their bags this week.

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The Ringler Championship Feel Test chart

After much consideration, see where the 2011 NCAA Women's Championship ranks on the Ringler Feel Test chart.

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Silva Zamora takes top honors in NGCA awards

Silva Zamora wins POY

Marta Silva Zamora was named the Player of the Year on May 21 by the National Golf Coaches Association. The Georgia junior received the honor after finishing fourth at the NCAA Women’s National Championship.

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West plays on despite family tragedy

SE Louisiana's Rhys West

Ryan Lavner has the heartbreaking and inspiring story of Rhys West, a sophomore at Southeastern Louisiana, who at NCAA regionals played with more than golf on his mind.

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Garcia to miss British Open after qualifier WD

Withdrawal and weather were the early storylines today at the British Open International Final Qualifying America at Gleneagles Country Club.

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LSU's Ernst nominated for college golf honor

LSU's Austin Ernst has been named one of four nominees for the 2010-2011 Honda Sports Award given to the nation's best women's college golfer.

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Toms gets elusive 13th win with Colonial comeback

David Toms hadn't won in more than five years. He was also a week removed from a tough playoff loss to K.J. Choi. But that all changed at Colonial.

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Thumbs up: UCLA | Thumbs down: Alabama

With the NCAA Women’s Championship in the books, Wildman looks back on UCLA’s win at Traditions Club.

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Luke Donald's loss gives ammunition to critics

After stumbling over the final hurdle at the World Match Play Championship, Luke Donald may have given more ammunition to critics who claim he still lacks that ruthless edge when it matters most.

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Woods (12th) out of top 10 for 1st time since ’97

Tiger Woods has fallen to 12th in the world rankings, dropping out of the top 10 for the first time in 14 years.