News for Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Confrontation stories abound
Rory Sabbatini says stories of an on-course confrontation with Sean O'Hair are untrue.
Phil Mickelson has played the Wells Fargo Championship seven times, has five top 7s, and only once finished worse than 12th.
takes a look at how men's regional bids might shake out next week.
Twenty-seven down – one to go. That’s how the men’s Division I conference championships stand at this point, with those 27 champions guaranteed a spot in the upcoming NCAA regionals.
Camilla Lennarth said it felt like the set of a movie.
Five things: Women's regionals
Pepperdine's Danielle Kang became academically ineligible at the end of the spring semester and will miss the postseason. Read on for Golfweek's five things on the eve of regional play.
Yu Liu, of Beijing, shot 7-under 137 (70-67) at PGA National Golf Club’s Ryder Course in Port St. Lucie, Fla., to win the AJGA’s Under Armour/Vicky Hurst Championship by four shots.
Sawyer Shaw, of West Palm Beach, Fla., shot 6-under 138 (72-66) at the PGA National Golf Club’s Ryder Course in Port St. Lucie, Fla., to win the AJGA’s Under Armour/Vicky Hurst Championship by one shot
College coaches face off
From Nick Saban to Frank Beamer to Steve Spurrier, some of the biggest names in college football squared off at the Chick-fil-A-Bowl Challenge in Georgia.
John Inman, head men’s golf coach at North Carolina, has announced his resignation. He led the Tar Heels to 16 team championships and five top-20 finishes at the national championship during his 16 seasons at Chapel Hill.
has given a verbal commitment to UCLA.
Lorens Chan of Honolulu has given a verbal commitment to UCLA for the fall of 2012. Chan, also considered Stanford, Duke, Columbia, California, USC, Washington, Oregon and San Diego.
says Ping claimed a rare hat trick with three victories in the same weekend by its touring pros.
Ping claimed a rare hat trick with three victories in the same weekend by its touring pros.
says Willie Wood, 50, showed some of his old grit by Monday qualifying for the Wells Fargo.
In a young field, Willie Wood showed some of his old grit by Monday qualifying for the Wells Fargo.
The field has been release for the Sybase Match Play Championship, to be contested May 19-22 at Hamilton Farm Golf Club in Gladstone, N.J.
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introduces five players from the mini-tour ranks whom you should get to know.
In each of the past two Nationwide Tour events, players have come off the mini-tours to play their way into Nationwide cards. Here are five players from the mini-tour ranks whom you should get to know.
We’ve previewed two of the regionals already this week, which means just one remains: the West.
Inside the May 6, 2011 issue of Golfweek:
Among the three finalists for the Hogan Award, winning has been a common trait. The May 4 announcement on Golfweek.com puts UCLA’s Patrick Cantlay and Oklahoma State teammates Kevin Tway and Peter Uihlein in the running for the player-of-the-year honor in college and amateur golf.
Thomas W. Chisholm Sr., a former member of the U.S. Golf Association’s Executive Committee and a key figure in Michigan golf, died May 3 at his home in Bloomfield Hills, according to the Chisholm family. He was 76. No cause of death was listed.
Local legends: Honor roll
Each year, Golfweek honors amateur golfers who have amassed impressive records on the state and local scene. Check out our complete list of these past ‘Local Legends.’
has given a verbal commitment to Arkansas.
Kayli Quinton has given the University of Arkansas a verbal commitment to play college golf for the Razorbacks. Quinton, ranked No. 12 in the 2012 class and 92nd overall in the Golfweek/Sagarin Junior Rankings, was impressed with the everything Arkansas had to offer.