News for Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Best Residential Courses
Rock Creek tops the 2012 Golfweek’s Best Residential Courses list.
Best Courses, Caribbean & Mexico
Cap Cana tops the 2012 Golfweek’s Best Courses of the Caribbean & Mexico.
Texas A&M wins
Texas A&M picked up its first victory of the season Tuesday at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate.
After spending nearly a decade as a caddie, one tough year wasn’t enough to keep Brett Waldman from another shot at trying to make it as a player.
Holtgrieve renamed captain
Jim Holtgrieve will return as the U.S. Walker Cup captain in 2013, the U.S. Golf Association announced Nov. 1. The matches will be held at the National Golf Links of America in Southampton, N.Y.
Except for the red carpet in bunkers on the practice range, signs posted in English and Chinese, and bicycles competing with BMWs for space on the road, the HSBC Champions looks like any other World Golf Championship.
Inside the Oct. 28, 2011 issue of Golfweek:
A look at the week ahead in the world of golf . . .
has given a verbal commitment to Arkansas.
Nicolas Echavarria, the fifth-ranked player in the 2012 class, has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Arkansas.
Answers to James Achenbach's quiz recapping the 2011 golf season.
Recapping 2011 season
How closely did you pay attention to the 2011 golf season? Find out by taking James Achenbach's quiz. Answer at least 10 questions correctly to pass.
Tampa stop needs sponsor
The Tampa Bay area is on the clock to find a new sponsor after Transitions Optical decided not to renew its contract for the PGA Tour event beyond 2012.
offers a few observations about the 2011 PGA Tour money list.
With its 2011 schedule having stretched into an 11th month – or, approximately five times longer than the Kim Kardashian-Kris Humphries marriage lasted – the PGA Tour will prepare for a brief hiatus, but not until after it competes one more time, in Shanghai, of all places.
McIlroy all about golf
Rory McIlroy won in Shanghai just last week and is the early favorite at the HSBC Champions, and he'll talk all day about that. Chatting about Chubby Chandler? Well, not so much.