News for Wednesday, May 4, 2011

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Sabbatini says stories of confrontation are untrue

Rory Sabbatini says stories of an on-course confrontation with Sean O'Hair are untrue.

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Mickelson gunning for first Wells Fargo win

Phil Mickelson has played the Wells Fargo Championship seven times, has five top 7s, and only once finished worse than 12th.

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Balicki: Taking an at-large guess

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.

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’Bama enters regional with mission from home

Camilla Lennarth said it felt like the set of a movie.

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5 things: Grades to keep Kang from postseason

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.

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Player of the Week: Yu Liu

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.

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Player of the Week: Sawyer Shaw

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

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Saban, Spurrier face off on links in Georgia

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.

Inman resigns after 13 years as UNC head coach

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.

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Chan (No. 22, 2012) commits 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.

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Toy Box notes: Triple play for Ping

Ping claimed a rare hat trick with three victories in the same weekend by its touring pros.

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In a field of kids, Wood qualifies for Wells Fargo

In a young field, Willie Wood showed some of his old grit by Monday qualifying for the Wells Fargo.

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Sybase Match Play Championship field released

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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Luke Donald: Best Character Trait

Luke Donald: Best Character Trait

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Five up-and-comers to keep on the radar

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.

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Five things: NCAA Women's West Regional

We’ve previewed two of the regionals already this week, which means just one remains: the West.

In this issue: May 6

Inside the May 6, 2011 issue of Golfweek:

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Oklahoma State duo among 3 Hogan finalists

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.

Chisholm, 76, served as leader in Michigan 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.

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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.’

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Quinton (No. 12, 2012) commits 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.